VIOLENCE

Police officer dies from heart attack during clashes with Spartak soccer fans in Bilbao

The Basque agent went into cardiac arrest in the effort to stop the violence between rival supporters

cycling

Chris Froome closes in on Vuelta win

British rider is quietly confident after sensational performance in Tuesday’s Logroño time trial

SPORTS

Lutsenko takes 5th stage of Vuelta a España; Froome extends overall lead

Victory for Astana rider on the 175.7 kilometer run from Benicàssim to Alcossebre

RACISM IN SPORT

Just another “isolated” racist incident?

The throwing of a banana at Barça’s Alves highlights the reluctance to tackle racial abuse in sport

la liga

The silence of the wolves

Real Sociedad has reached the Champions League places with almost the same team that won it promotion

Cycling through the jungle

Spain has Europe's highest rate of accidents involving cyclists Experts point to a lack of rules on road use and accuse drivers of a lack of respect

ROAD SAFETY

Spain "not cycling safe"

Death of pro-team rider Víctor Cabedo raises issue of driving culture

SOCCER

Falcao too good for Athletic Bilbao

But is the Colombian goal scorer too tempting a cash cow for Atlético Madrid?

BUSINESS

The taxman catches up with Rafael Nadal

Tennis star moves business headquarters from Basque Country Companies were saving millions of euros thanks to special tax breaks

SPORTS

"A lot of owners are homophobes"

John Amaechi is the only NBA player ever to have openly revealed he is gay