Madrid

WTA condemn Madrid Open organisers for Nastase presence

The head of women's tennis has condemned Madrid Open organisers for allowing controversial Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase to take part in the trophy presentation ceremony following Saturday's final.

June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018

Spanish PM Rajoy to be voted out of office

Spain's centre-right Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is set to be voted out of office on Friday and replaced by a Socialist, in a no-confidence motion triggered by a long-running corruption trial involving members of his party.

May 14, 2017
May 14, 2017

WTA condemn Madrid Open organisers for Nastase presence

The head of women's tennis has condemned Madrid Open organisers for allowing controversial Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase to take part in the trophy presentation ceremony following Saturday's final.

April 29, 2017
April 29, 2017

WADA reinstates Madrid anti-doping laboratory

Madrid's Anti-Doping Laboratory was reinstated by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Friday, more than a year after it was suspended.

March 19, 2017
March 19, 2017

Casemiro unlikely hero

Casemiro was Real Madrid's unlikely hero as he hit the winner to open up a five-point lead on Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.

March 14, 2017
March 14, 2017

Griezmann seeks end to nearly man tag

Propelled by an on-fire Antoine Griezmann, Atletico Madrid stand on the brink of a fourth consecutive Champions League quarter-final, determined to finally end their tag as Europe's nearly men.

March 13, 2017
March 13, 2017

Zidane defends under-fire goalkeeper Navas

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane hailed goalkeeper Keylor Navas's contribution as the European champions leapfrogged Barcelona into top spot in La Liga despite the latest a series of blunders this season from the Costa Rican on Sunday.

March 5, 2017
March 5, 2017

Benzema lifts Real

Karim Benzema scored twice as Real Madrid made light of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale's absence to move back to the top of La Liga with a 4-1 win at Eibar on Saturday.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

'Subs changed the game'

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hailed the impact of Isco and Alvaro Morata off the bench as the European champions came from 2-0 down at Villarreal on Sunday to win 3-2.

February 27, 2017
February 27, 2017

Real stage dramatic come-from-behind win

Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo hauled Real Madrid back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Villarreal on Sunday and regain top spot in La Liga from Barcelona.

February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017

Valencia stun Real

Real Madrid suffered a surprise 2-1 defeat at struggling Valencia on Wednesday as they missed the opportunity to extend their lead at the top of La Liga after losing for only the second time in the league this season.