• Van Poppel wins 12th stage Spanish Vuelta, Aru leads overall

    LLEIDA, Spain (AP) — Danny Van Poppel of the Netherlands won the 12th stage of the Spanish Vuelta in a mass sprint for the finish line, while Fabio Aru remained in the red jersey on Thursday.

    Updated: 12:15 pm

  • Froome pulls out of Spanish Vuelta with broken foot

    MADRID (AP) — Chris Froome pulled out of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday after fracturing a bone in his right foot.

    Updated: 6:49 am

  • France hopes to retain title with Tony Parker back in team

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Tony Parker is back and France will be looking to retain the title at the European Basketball Championship that starts over the weekend in four cities across the continent.

  • Landa wins 11th Spanish Vuelta stage, Aru takes overall lead

    CORTALS D*ENCAMP, Spain (AP) — Mikel Landa of Spain raced ahead to climb the final ascent alone and win the 11th stage of the Spanish Vuelta in the Pyrenees on Wednesday, while Italy’s Fabio Aru finished second to claim the overall race leader’s jersey.

  • This is a Wednesday, July 29, 2015 file photo of  Manchester United's  goalkeeper David de Gea as he warms up before an International Champions Cup soccer match against Paris Saint-Germain in Chicago.  In a surreal ending to the  Monday Aug. 31, 2015 transfer window in Spain, the much-anticipated move of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid never materialized. The clubs reportedly struck a deal, but the expected announcement never came, apparently because the paperwork wasn't submitted on time.  (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

    What happened? De Gea stays put after missed deadline

    MADRID (AP) — The deadline arrived, but the announcement never did.

  • De Gea’s move to Madrid stalls on deadline day

    MADRID (AP) — The transfer window in Spain closed Monday without a deal announced for the expected move of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid, with local media reporting the deal fell through because the paperwork wasn’t submitted on time.

  • Sbaragli wins 10th Vuelta stage, Dumoulin keeps overall lead

    CASTELLON, Spain (AP) — Kristian Sbaragli of Italy outsprinted his rivals to win the 10th stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Monday, while Tom Dumoulin of Netherlands retained the overall leader’s red jersey.

  • Dumoulin wins 9th Vuelta stage, takes overall lead

    EL POBLE NOU DE BENITATXELL, Spain (AP) — Tom Dumoulin passed Tour de France winner Chris Froome with about 50 meters (yards) left in a steep climb to win the ninth stage and take the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday.

  • Boeckmans in stable condition after Vuelta crash

    MURCIA, Spain (AP) — Spanish Vuelta organizers say Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans is in stable condition after undergoing surgery to treat injuries sustained in a serious crash on Saturday.

  • US-Belgian arrested in Sierra Leone ‘blood diamond’ case

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Spanish authorities have arrested a businessman with dual American-Belgian citizenship who has been accused of enslavement and pillaging “blood diamonds” during Sierra Leone’s civil war, a legal aid group said.