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Atletico Madrid give update on Manchester United transfer target Antoine Griezmann

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Atletico Madrid give update on Manchester United transfer target Antoine Griezmann

- Manchester United transfer target Antoine Griezmann will still be at Atletico Madrid next season, insists the club president. The Frenchman pushed the rumour mill into overdrive last week by admitting he felt the time was right to leave the La Liga outfit in pursuit of titles. Griezmann also told French TV that the chances of him moving to United were at But Atletico Madrid club president Enrique Cerezo believes he will still be in the Spanish capital next season

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Lionel Messi loses Spanish Supreme Court appeal on tax-fraud conviction

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Lionel Messi loses Spanish Supreme Court appeal on tax-fraud conviction

- Lionel Messi has lost his appeal to the Spanish Supreme Court concerning his tax-fraud conviction. The court confirmed the 21-month prison sentence handed to Messi for defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million) from 2007 to 2009. He is not expected to go to prison because sentences of less than two years for first offenses are usually suspended in Spain

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Vota por la Liga salvadoreña para FIFA 18

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Vota por la Liga salvadoreña para FIFA 18

- ¿Acaso no sería emocionante que la versión 18 del videojuego FIFA de EA Sports incluyera a la Liga Mayor de Fútbol de El Salvador? Pues, el portal Fifplay ha habilitado la votación a los amantes del FIFA para votar por la liga que desean ver en la siguiente entrega del videojuego. Por su puesto, la liga salvadoreña está en concurso y con 3,092 votos se sitúa (hasta el cierre de esta nota) en el puesto 46, aún por encima de la liga hondureña y la costarricense

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Spain's players' union calls for later games as summer kicks in

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Spain's players' union calls for later games as summer kicks in

- BARCELONA: Spanish soccer players' union AFE said on Friday it had asked for an urgent meeting with the league's organising body to ask that games in the summer months take place at night to avoid playing when temperatures are hottest. The first tier La Liga season finished last week, but Spain's second tier Segunda Division still has three weeks remaining and four play-off games

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Manchester United 'willing to sell David de Gea to Real Madrid' if they get Alvaro Morata as part of the deal

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Manchester United 'willing to sell David de Gea to Real Madrid' if they get Alvaro Morata as part of the deal

- David De Gea has long been linked with a move back to Spain but it looks like it could finally happen. The Manchester United goalkeeper has been linked wit a move to Real Madrid for some time but could now finally return to the Spanish capital - but only one one condition. Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho is only willing to let his star keeper go if he gets striker Alvaro Morata as part of the deal

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Barcelona 'fully support' Lionel Messi after fraud sentence

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Barcelona 'fully support' Lionel Messi after fraud sentence

- Five-time World Player of the Year winner Messi, who has been at Barcelona since the age of 13, was handed a 21-month prison sentence and fined 2 million euros ($2.25 million) for three counts of tax fraud between 2007 and 2009. La Liga club Barcelona have expressed their support for Argentine striker Lionel Messi and his father after the Spanish Supreme Court upheld their prison sentences over tax fraud charges, although neither are expected to go to jail

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Barcelona express Messi support after lost appeal in tax fraud case

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Barcelona express Messi support after lost appeal in tax fraud case

- The Argentine forward had an appeal against a suspended jail term denied on Wednesday, but his employers at Camp Nou continue to support their man. Barcelona have expressed their support for Lionel Messi following the Spanish Supreme Court's decision to reject his appeal against a suspended 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud. The Argentina international was handed the jail term last July after being found guilty – alongside his father Jorge – of three counts of tax fraud relating to earnings from image rights which was deemed to have defrauded Spain of €4

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Barcelona 'fully support' Messi after fraud sentence - Football

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Barcelona 'fully support' Messi after fraud sentence - Football

- (Reuters) - La Liga club Barcelona have expressed their support for Argentine striker Lionel Messi and his father after the Spanish Supreme Court upheld their prison sentences over tax fraud charges, although neither are expected to go to jail. Five-time World Player of the Year winner Messi, who has been at Barcelona since the age of 13, was handed a 21-month prison sentence and fined 2 million euros (1

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Watch: Justin Bieber bungles lyrics to his Spanish hit Despacito

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Watch: Justin Bieber bungles lyrics to his Spanish hit Despacito

- Justin Bieber flubbed his way through a club performance of his Luis Fonsi collaboration Despacito on Tuesday after forgetting the lyrics to his Spanish smash. The Baby hitmaker jumped onstage at New York hotspot 1 OAK when the remix track came on, but he struggled to remember any of the words. Instead of reciting his lyrics in Spanish as he does on the song, which also features Daddy Yankee, he ended up simply repeating, “blah blah blah” throughout the chorus, and then held out the microphone for fans to sing in his place, according to TMZ

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Modi to be on four-nation tour from May 29 to June 3

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Modi to be on four-nation tour from May 29 to June 3

- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Germany, Spain, Russia and France between May 29 and June 3. The External Affairs Ministry has announced that he will hold bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Spanish Prime MinisterMariano Rajoy and French President Emmanuel Macron. Ms. Merkel will host Mr. Modi at her official Meseberg Country Retreat. On May 30, both the leaders will hold the fourth India-Germany Intergovernment Consultations (IGC)

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Lionel Messi unlikely to go to jail in tax-fraud case: Here’s why

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Lionel Messi unlikely to go to jail in tax-fraud case: Here’s why

- Barcelona star Lionel Messi and his father lost appeals at Spain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday over a 21-month prison sentence in a tax fraud case. However, the Argentina star is unlikely to go to jail. Fans of the football great can heave a sigh of relief as their star may not go to prison, despite the term. According to Spanish law, jail terms of under two years can be served under probation in cases where there are no prior offenses

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Spain Supreme Court confirms Messi fraud sentence

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Spain Supreme Court confirms Messi fraud sentence

- Madrid (AFP) - Spain's Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed a 21-month jail sentence and 2.09-million-euro ($2.25 million) fine imposed on Lionel Messi for tax fraud, months after the Barcelona football star lodged an appeal. The Argentina international and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were in July 2016 found guilty of using companies in Belize, Britain, Switzerland and Uruguay to avoid paying taxes on 4

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Madrid sign Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior

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Madrid sign Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior

- REUTERS: Real Madrid have reached a deal with Brazilian side Flamengo to sign forward Vinicius Junior in July 2018, the Spanish champions announced on Tuesday. Reports in Spain suggest the deal for the 16-year-old is around 46 million euros (£39.7 million), which would make him the second most expensive signing from the Brazilian league in history. The most costly is Barcelona star Neymar, who moved from Santos in 2013 for an estimated 86 million euros, a player Vinicius has been likened to by the media

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Madrid sign Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior - Football

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Madrid sign Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior - Football

- (Reuters) - Real Madrid have reached a deal with Brazilian side Flamengo to sign forward Vinicius Junior in July 2018, the Spanish champions announced on Tuesday. Reports in Spain suggest the deal for the 16-year-old is around 46 million euros (£39.7 million), which would make him the second most expensive signing from the Brazilian league in history. The most costly is Barcelona star Neymar, who moved from Santos in 2013 for an estimated 86 million euros, a player Vinicius has been likened to by the media

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Ronaldo: I'm not a devil, don’t say stupid things about me

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Ronaldo: I'm not a devil, don’t say stupid things about me

- Real Madrid won their 33rd La Liga title and their first in five years, as Cristiano Ronaldo's 40th goal of the season helped seal a 2-0 victory at Malaga yesterday morning (Singapore time). Ronaldo got the Spanish giants off to a perfect start after just two minutes before Karim Benzema's close-range finish sealed the title 10 minutes into the second half

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Villar re-elected Spanish Football Federation president - Football

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Villar re-elected Spanish Football Federation president - Football

- (Reuters) - Angel Maria Villar was re-elected as the Spanish Football Federation's (RFEF) president for the eighth consecutive time on Monday after he stood unopposed. The term of office for the 67-year-old, who got 112 votes with 11 abstentions and six spoiled ballots, will run until 2020, with Villar having been first elected in 1988. The former Athletic Bilbao and Spain midfielder has presided over the most successful era in the history of the Spanish national team, who won successive European Championships in 2008 and 2012 and their first World Cup in 2010

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Villar re-elected Spanish Football Federation president

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Villar re-elected Spanish Football Federation president

- REUTERS: Angel Maria Villar was re-elected as the Spanish Football Federation's (RFEF) president for the eighth consecutive time on Monday after he stood unopposed. The term of office for the 67-year-old, who got 112 votes with 11 abstentions and six spoiled ballots, will run until 2020, with Villar having been first elected in 1988. The former Athletic Bilbao and Spain midfielder has presided over the most successful era in the history of the Spanish national team, who won successive European Championships in 2008 and 2012 and their first World Cup in 2010

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  • Ronaldo tax debts put at €8m
    Ronaldo tax debts put at €8m

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    Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly defrauded the Spanish state out of a figure in excess of €8m. According to Cadena SER, Spain’s Tax Agency has forwarded the reports on its investigations into Ronaldo’s tax returns for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 to the prosecutor’s office for financial crimes. In its report, the treasury’s inspectors allegedly saw “indications” that the Portuguese committed tax offences, amounting to €8,260,477

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  • Spain confirms atypical mad cow case
    Spain confirms atypical mad cow case

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    PARIS (REUTERS) - Spain has confirmed a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, in the northwestern province of Castilla y Leon, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday (March 10). Routine testing showed a positive result for atypical BSE type L disease in a tissue from an animal in a cattle farm in Horcajo Medianero, near the town of Salamanca, the Paris-based OIE said, citing a report from Spain's agriculture ministry

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  • Pimps offered girl's virginity up for 5,000 euros
    Pimps offered girl's virginity up for 5,000 euros

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    MADRID: Spanish police on Saturday announced they had smashed a high-end prostitution ring whose catalogue of services included offering the sale of a teenage girl's virginity. Seven people were arrested in the sting and a 16-year-old girl, whose virginity had been offered up online for the price of 5,000 euros ($5,340 or Dh19602), was freed, the police said in a statement. The network, operating out of the southern resort city of Marbella, advertised the sale of the virginity of a woman who was 18 but looked much younger - but police said she was actually 16

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Motoring

  • Formula 1: Has McLaren finally decided to split from Honda?
    Formula 1: Has McLaren finally decided to split from Honda?

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    If reports are to be believed, McLaren and Honda are now on the verge of a split. As per Sport24, Germany's Auto Bild has made this sensational claim about the Anglo-Japanese team as their nightmare continued in Spain with a first-lap practice failure for Fernando Alonso. The Spaniard suffered an engine failure on his first lap in practice at the Spanish Grand Prix, the latest in a series of problems for Honda in 2017

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  • Brain tumour caused Spanish woman to have ‘visions of Virgin Mary’
    Brain tumour caused Spanish woman to have ‘visions of Virgin Mary’

    , thelocal.es

    The 60-year-old woman from Murcia, southern Spain, became "obsessed with religion" during a two month period before being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. "Insofar as her personality traits were concerned, she was not a woman given to exaltation, suggestion, or repeated obsessions," reported her medical team from Murcia’s Hospital General Universitario Morales Meseguerin a case report published in the journal Neurocase. "These characteristics were in stark contrast

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