CORRUPTION IN SPORT

Ex-Barça player posts picture of himself with liver donor in bid to quell rumors

Barcelona prosecutor considering reopening the case, after wiretaps suggest the illegal purchase of an organ for Éric Adibal, who is now the soccer club’s technical secretary

SPANISH SOCCER

Could Barcelona soccer club have illegally purchased a liver for a player?

A probe has been opened after wiretaps of former Barça president Sandro Rosell suggest donor for Éric Abidal was not his cousin, as had been claimed, and that the organ was paid for

MOTOR SPORTS

Why doesn’t MotoGP champion Marc Márquez celebrate with the Spanish flag?

The Catalan rider – who has never waved a regional flag in public – has opted to use his fan club standard since 2014

SEXISM

Spain’s paddock girls: a touch of glamor or “hypersexualized”?

Jerez council has called on the city's motorbike events to stop “sexist” practice of using hostesses

SPORT & TECHNOLOGY

How a Spanish company is driving the Las Vegas eRace

Madrid-based startup designed the software for million-dollar online motor competition

MOTORCYCLING

Spanish Moto2 rider Luis Salom dies after accident at Montmeló circuit

The sportsman from Mallorca, who was 24, was taking part in his third season in the category

crime

From the Dakar Rally to a French jail

Catalan drivers held for five weeks after police discover 1.4 tons of cocaine hidden in their vehicle Bulgarian criminals suspected of organizing smuggling operation

SOCCER

Why does Messi keep vomiting?

Doctors have yet to figure out why the Barcelona star is throwing up so regularly

CRIME

Members of Spanish Dakar team busted after cocaine found hidden in truck

French authorities expect more arrests in other countries in coming days as Bulgarians also held

DAKAR RALLY

“I try to act like I’m a computer”

Marc Coma secured his fourth Dakar Rally win in the sixth South American edition

DAKAR RALLY

“People try to destabilize you”

Nani Roma swapped his bike for a car and has won the Dakar again, 10 years on

DAKAR RALLY

Carlos Sainz crashes out of Dakar after making unscheduled gas stop

Spanish former champion unhurt after rolling buggy twice in Chile The rally driver said that he was proud of his team's work

DAKAR RALLY

“Sometimes I need more hands!”

Albert Llovera, who has been a paraplegic since he was 18, is racing in the Dakar

interview

“This year is going to be hardcore. The distances and rest time don’t add up”

Dakar Rally competitors Laia Sanz and Joan Barreda weigh up their chances ahead of the event

MOTOGP

Jorge Lorenzo pulls “Cribs”-style video after social network backlash

Spokesman says bikini-clad models at racer’s mansion were sponsor’s idea

MOTOGP

“I hope I never find my limits”

Marc Márquez talks to EL PAÍS after becoming the youngest ever MotoGP world champion

MOTOGP

Márquez blows big chunk of his title lead in Australian Grand Prix disqualification

With surprise result, Lorenzo sees championship chances improve to “20-30 percent”

MOTOGP

Marc Márquez: riding and smiling

The rookie MotoGP star could win the title in his very first season on Sunday

MOTORCYCLING

“When I’m told I’ve equaled Agostini, I stop in my tracks”

Spain’s Laia Sanz has won 15 trial-biking championships, but she cannot afford to slow down

Motorcycling

The record-breaking rider

Marc Márquez chalks up fourth straight victory at Brno

MOTOGP

Márquez’s turn of the corkscrew

Spanish MotoGP rider beats Rossi at his own game at Laguna Seca circuit

motogp

"Nothing should be unforgiveable"

World champion rider Jorge Lorenzo talks about the fear of falling

MOTOGP

Pedrosa a duck to water in Le Mans

Spaniard wins rain-hit race to claim championship lead from Marc Márquez

MOTOGP

A rookie messing up the rankings

MotoGP riders are at a loss after the explosive debut of Marc Márquez

MOTOGP

‘El Niño’ shows them how it’s done

Marc Márquez rides to a record-breaking win at the Grand Prix of the Americas

MOTOGP

“It’s great to battle with Rossi”

Marc Márquez grabs third in MotoGP debut, behind dominant Lorenzo and his Italian idol

MOTORSPORT

Reigning champ Lorenzo gears up for first MotoGP of 2013

Hopes high for Marc Márquez, making his debut after stepping up from Moto2