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21 May, 2018 10:34 AM Madrid blocks Catalan councillors as stand-off drags on

The Spanish government on Monday recognised the powers of newly-elected Catalan leader Quim Torra but objected to his choice of councillors - some of whom are being held in custody - and refused to ratify his chosen team, official documents showed. The outcome means that Madrid will continue to impose direct rule on the northeastern region. Mr. Torra 94

20 May, 2018 7:22 AM Small clubs cross fingers for World Cup windfalls

A little slice of the likely deluge in post-World Cup transfer fees will also trickle down to football’s grassroots, to unpretentious volunteer-run clubs where kids take first steps toward their big dreams of making a career in football. The ideal scenario for the club where Paul Pogba played football as a kid might go something like this- The France 75

17 May, 2018 4:23 PM Griezmann scores twice as Atletico wins Europa League final

Striker Antoine Griezmann punished sloppy Marseille with two expertly-taken goals as Atletico Madrid won the Europa League for the third time with a resounding 3-0 victory in Wednesday’s final. Marseille was going for a second European trophy, 25 years after winning the Champions League, but had no answer to Griezmann’s mobility and finishing. Captain 69

16 May, 2018 4:28 PM Final opportunity for ‘31 Club’

Messi, Suarez, Cavani and Navas belong to this age group The eight Latin American squads who qualified for the 2018 World Cup will put some of football’s biggest stars on the field when the tournament gets underway next month in Russia. And though the young are taking over, there is a number that is magic and common among some of the most outstanding 72

14 May, 2018 5:08 PM Federer back as No. 1

Rafael Nadal’s surprise quarterfinal exit at the Madrid Masters has seen the Spaniard replaced as World No. 1 by Roger Federer in the latest ATP rankings. Federer returns to the top spot despite not having played since March. Former World No. 1 Novak Djokovic slipped six places to 18th after his second-round defeat in Madrid, his lowest ranking since 59

14 May, 2018 4:28 PM Barcelona’s invincible dream shattered

Levante’s Boateng, Bardhi cash in on the Catalans’ defensive horror-show Philippe Coutinho hit a hat-trick but could not save Barcelona’s unbeaten season as the Catalans were left stunned by an extraordinary 5-4 defeat to Levante. Ernesto Valverde rested Lionel Messi for his team’s penultimate match of the campaign but it was a defensive horror-show 48

9 May, 2018 3:56 PM Edmund sends Djokovic packing

Muguruza advances; Navarro beats Svitolina Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Madrid Open on Wednesday as the 12-time Grand Slam champion lost 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 to Britain’s Kyle Edmund. Edmund had not taken a set off Djokovic in three previous meetings but the Serb is still feeling the affects of elbow surgery and his 23-year-old opponent took full advantage 51

7 May, 2018 10:29 AM Zinedine Zidane not too worried over Ronaldo ankle niggle

Ronaldo`s ankle was trod on by Gerard Pique as he scored Madrid`s first equaliser in the 15th minute and he looked in discomfort but continued for the rest of the half and was replaced by Marco Asensio at the start of the second period. BARCELONA: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said he was not too concerned with Cristiano Ronaldo`s ankle injury after 71

4 May, 2018 4:28 AM Diego Costa Ends Europa League Dream For Arsene Wenger and Arsenal

Diego Costa killed Arsene Wenger's last hope of a glorious Arsenal farewell as his goal sent Atletico Madrid through to the Europa League final on Thursday For all his domestic achievements, Wenger will also depart without a European trophy to his name and it remains to be seen how sitting outside the continent's premier tournament will affect Arsenal's 65

3 May, 2018 4:32 PM Former champion Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

Former world number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open as she continues to regain full fitness ahead of the French Open later this month, the tournament`s organisers said on Thursday. The 36-year-old, who won the Madrid Open in 2012 and 2013, returned to the WTA tour in March after giving birth to her first child last September 78