Posts Tagged Spain

Bayern set to sign Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid

Real Madrid Xabi Alonso right, duels for the ball with Atletico Madrid's Gabi during a Spanish Super Cup soccer match at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich hopes to complete the transfer of Real Madrid defender Xabi Alonso in the next day or two, club officials said Thursday.

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Some things to know about the Spanish league

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cordoba at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium  in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

MADRID (AP) — After an opening draw, Atletico Madrid again will be searching for its first win of the season without coach Diego Simeone on the sidelines.

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What to watch in Basketball World Cup group stage

The U.S. and Spain played a pair of classics in the last two Olympic gold-medal games — the Americans winning both — and fans would love to see them meet again in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

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John Degenkolb of Germany wins 5th Vuelta stage

RONDA, Spain (AP) — German rider John Degenkolb timed his final sprint perfectly to win a sunny fifth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday.

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Champions League draw wide open

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cordoba at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium  in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

MONACO (AP) — Real Madrid’s Champions League title defense takes shape Thursday at one of the most open draws in years.

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