Posts Tagged Spain

Valentino Rossi wins MotoGP race in Australia

MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi of Italy raises the winner's trophy as he celebrates after winning the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island, Australia,  Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Rossi won the race ahead of Jorge Lorenzo of Spain and Bradley Smith of Britain. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

PHILLIP ISLAND, Australia (AP) — Valentino Rossi of Italy won his sixth Australian Grand Prix MotoGP — and first since 2005 — when he claimed a 10-second victory over Spain’s Jorge Lorenzo on Sunday.

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Ronaldo set 8-game Spanish mark of 15 goals

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates scoring against Levante during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to set a Spanish league record with 15 goals in the first eight games of a La Liga season as Real Madrid beat Levente 5-0, and Lionel Messi scored in Barcelona’s 3-0 win over Elbar to reach 250 league goals and move within one of Telmo Zarra’s mark.

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Ronaldo breaks record; Southampton soars 8-0

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates scoring against Levante during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia, Spain, on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

LONDON (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo rewrote the record books with another two goals in Real Madrid’s latest big victory in the Spanish league.

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Spain coach Del Bosque to leave after Euro 2016

MADRID (AP) — Spain coach Vicente del Bosque says he intends to step down after the 2016 European Championship.

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Messi 2 goals from Spanish league scoring record

Argentina's Lionel Messi, right, fights for the ball with Hong Kong's Kwok Kin Pong during a friendly soccer match in Hong Kong Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi will have a good shot at equaling the Spanish league’s all-time scoring record when Barcelona hosts promoted club Eibar on Saturday.

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