Posts Tagged Spain

Global ocean racers heading for another tight finish

ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — The six boats of the Volvo Ocean Race are heading for another very close finish in the seventh leg, with Dutch competitor Team Brunel holding a tiny lead early Sunday.

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Xavi to leave Barcelona after 17 trophy-filled seasons

Barcelona's Xavi Hernandez, right, consoles Atletico's Fernando Torres at the end of a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Sunday May 17, 2015. Barcelona won the match 1-0 to be proclaimed league champions. (AP Photo/Paul White)

SANT JOAN DESPI, Spain (AP) — Xavi Hernandez is leaving Barcelona after 17 trophy-laden seasons in which he set club records for appearances and titles won.

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Rosberg looks to pressure Hamilton at Monaco GP

MONACO (AP) — Nico Rosberg would love to take the spotlight away from Lewis Hamilton at this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix with a third straight win on his favorite track.

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