Afghan refugees

The female Afghan boxers who found sanctuary in Spain

The Rahimi sisters fled their home country for Madrid, where they were granted asylum on gender grounds after persecution by the Taliban for their sporting activities

SPORTS

Cristiano Ronaldo quits Real Madrid, signs for Juventus

Madrid team expresses gratitude to a player who “has proven himself to be the best in the world ”

Sport

Why Real Madrid is already taking Ronaldo’s departure for granted

Sources from the soccer club say they have grown tired of the player’s constant threats to leave, and are waiting for Italian team Juventus to complete a €100m transfer deal

RUSSIA 2018 WORLD CUP

Sacked Spain coach Julen Lopetegui: “Loyalty is telling the truth”

Barely a day after being fired from the national team, the new Real Madrid manager appeared at a press conference in the Santiago Bernabéu stadium

SPORTS

Real Madrid: a champion in decline

Top team goes to pieces in La Liga for a variety of reasons, including a fragile defense and anxious play

SOCCER

What’s gone wrong with Real Madrid?

European soccer champions are a shadow of their former selves and lack of goals is not the only issue

SOCCER

Real Madrid president: “All this about Cristiano is very strange”

Florentino Pérez begins fifth term in office saying he is counting on Ronaldo for next season

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

“This is how Madrid wins”

Real Madrid celebrates record 11th Champions League title after beating Atlético Madrid

SOCCER

Real’s 65-million-euro luxury

Kaká left out of Supercup squad and told he won’t play much this season

YOUTH SOCCER

Jesé reinvents himself

The troublesome young Real star is making waves for club and country