Spanish stocks slump on Catalonia crisis

The Madrid stock market has tumbled by more than two percent on intensifying concerns over the deepening Catalan independence crisis in Spain, dragging down European indices as well. #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Businessn3Novices Europe


Own goals help Barcelona win 3-0 at Girona to increase lead

GIRONA, Spain — Barcelona was helped by two own goals from Girona as it eased to a 3-0 win and kept its perfect record in the Spanish league on Saturday. Barcelona increased its lead of the league to four points after Atletico Madrid beat Sevilla 2-0 to leapfrog the Andalucian club into second place. Sevilla…

Belgium awaits UEFA move on Brussels stadium for Euro 2020

GENEVA — Belgium’s football leaders say they are realistic about persuading UEFA to keep Brussels as a 2020 European Championship host city despite delays in building a stadium. Belgian federation secretary general Koen de Brabander says: “We still believe, but we are realistic that it’s depending on other parties.” UEFA’s executive committee can decide to…

Vettel loses huge ground in title race after Singapore blip

In the space of three races, Sebastian Vettel has dropped twice as far behind Lewis Hamilton as he was ahead of him.

With Renault F1 deal confirmed, McLaren’s attention turns to Alonso

Fernando Alonso is the next piece of the puzzle McLaren wants to get in place for 2018.

Sociedad beats Deportivo to stay perfect in Spanish league

MADRID — Real Sociedad scored twice early and twice late to extend its perfect Spanish league record with a 4-2 win at Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. Sociedad moved to the top of the standings along with Barcelona, the only other team with three victories to start the league season. Sevilla is two points off…

Porto beats Chaves 3-0 for 5th win in as many rounds

LISBON, Portugal — FC Porto beat Chaves 3-0 on Saturday for a fifth straight victory since the start of the Portuguese league. Porto, which has yet to allow a goal and outscored opponents 15-0, was left in first place. Sporting Lisbon is second on goal difference, followed by defending champion Benfica which trails both rivals…