RACISM IN SPORT

Spanish soccer team prints racist slurs on jerseys to fight discrimination

Instead of their names, the players from Alma de África wore shirts bearing the insults they still get called during games

Sports

Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo diagnosed with prostate cancer

Soccer team confirms that the trainer has an adenocarcinoma and that treatment will be decided shortly

soccer

Spain’s Sevilla hold their own against a mercurial Liverpool at Anfield

Rollercoaster ride for Spanish team in first leg Champions League Group stage match

SPORT

Spain’s soccer referees: “We’re afraid”

After years of suffering insults in silence, the people who oversee lower league matches are speaking out

Soccer players to female referee: “All you’re good for is cleaning toilets”

Andalusia federation launches inquiry after 17-year-old official is insulted and jostled

TENNIS

“I’ll knock on locker room door,” says Spain’s first woman Davis Cup captain

Gala León responds to criticism from Nadal coach about her appointment in the role

INTERNATIONAL SOCCER

Gibraltar takes its place on the world soccer map

The British territory plays its first senior competitive match in Portugal’s Algarve Stadium

SPORT

Prosecutor to investigate after Las Palmas soccer game descends into chaos

Fans invaded pitch during fixture against Córdoba and saw team lose promotion at last gasp

CORRUPTION

Ex-Sevilla soccer club president begins serving his seven-year sentence for fraud

José María del Nido vows to emerge from prison stronger than ever

soccer

Sevilla and Betis to meet in Europe for the first time

Seville clubs to play each other in Europa League last 16

CORRUPTION

The man who thought he was above the law

Ex-Sevilla soccer club chief José María del Nido faces seven years in jail after being found guilty of embezzling 2.8 million euros from Marbella City Hall

MARBELLA CORRUPTION

Del Nido: “I have made a mistake and hurt Sevilla”

Soccer club president bids farewell after conviction for embezzlement is upheld

LA LIGA

Challenging for the bronze medal

All the teams that might have given Real Madrid or Barcelona a run for their money have sold their star players this summer. As things stand, the “big two” have spent the same on transfers as the rest of the league put together

SOCCER

From top to bottom in three years: Xerez drops down to third division of La Liga

The Cádiz-based team is demoted to lowest echelon of the league for failing to pay its players

LIGA SOCCER

Almería seals promotion to Primera after playoff victory

Second ascent for southern team means there will be five Andalusian clubs in top flight next season

EUROPEAN SOCCER

Málaga banned from playing in Europe next season

Arbitration court rejects club’s appeal against Uefa, opening door for Sevilla to contest Europa League

LA LIGA

“Villarreal has the ideal model”

Manchester City coach-elect Manuel Pellegrini looks back on nine years in La Liga

SPORTS SCANDAL

Basketball coach faces charges of sexual abuse against girls

Former Cajasol boss Manel Comas denies allegations from 2008

SOCCER

Betis striker arrested for alleged assault on ex-girlfriend

Rubén Castro detained after Tuesday training session

SOCCER

European reprieve for Málaga as it receives Uefa competition license

Spanish club appealed against ban arguing it had complied fully with Financial Fair Play criteria

INTERVIEW

"The West and the Muslim world have not learned to live side by side"

Frédéric Kanouté returns to Seville

LA LIGA

“It’s particularly hard for the fans”

Málaga winger Joaquín dissects the implosion of the south coast project