Bolivian economic boom propels Morales to victory

High growth, redistribution policies and business accords help spur president to third term

Bolivia elects Morales to third term

Incumbent president's victory had been widely anticipated after watered-down campaign

LATIN AMERICA

Bolivia’s untapped ‘white gold’

The country has the largest lithium reserves in the world, but has yet to fully exploit them

soccer

Racing players cede match in wages protest

Despite being told of what was going to happen, 7,000 supporters turned up to cheer on their team

WOMEN´S SPORT

“After London people have been taking more notice of women’s sport”

Spain handball players Eli Pinedo and Macarena Aguilar look forward to the coming world championships

INTERNATIONAL SOCCER

Gibraltar ties with Slovakia in first official match

Mostly amateur side representing British colony rock solid in defense

LA LIGA

Alcorcón to stay in Segunda after 11th-hour audit approval

Madrid club was threatened with demotion due to doubts over allegedly fictitious loan

Sports

Spanish sport feels the pinch

Atlético de Madrid handball team is latest club to fold as recession deepens

SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

Spanish businesses discover coaching

Methods used to train Olympic athletes based on teamwork are proving a hit Companies are looking to move away from traditional leadership styles

SPORTS

Spain sweeps to world handball title

Host nation thrashes much-fancied Denmark 35-19 in Barcelona’s Palau Sant Jordi

SPORTS

A big show of hands

Spain is going for gold as host of the 2013 world handball championships

LA LIGA

Racing toward the soccer abyss

Santander’s fortunes have taken a desperate turn since relegation from Primera

SOCCER

Coaches seeing red over referees

Team bosses feel persecuted after spate of sendings off this season

Government mulls plight of debt-mired soccer clubs

La Liga teams owe 752 million euros to tax office