SPORT

Top-flight Spanish soccer clubs will play official games in the United States

Barcelona FC and Real Madrid likely to appear as early as this season, as part of a deal with American firm Relevent aimed at promoting the sport across the Atlantic

IMMIGRATION

NBA star Marc Gasol aboard Spanish migrant aid ship: “It’s inhumane. These people should be rescued”

The Memphis Grizzlies center player participated in the rescue of a woman in the Mediterranean Sea

basketball

Spain’s Pau Gasol takes the lead as highest ever scorer in EuroBasket

San Antonio Spurs player notches up 1,111 points in vital game against Hungary

Sports

Spanish female athletes: From obscurity to stardom in just 25 years

Since the 1992 Olympics, women have managed to claim their own place among the international elite

25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BARCELONA OLYMPICS

The Mongolian marathon man who shone alone at Spain’s 1992 Olympics

Pyambuu Tuul recorded the worst time in 84 years in Barcelona, but it was a triumph over adversity

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

SPORTS

Spain beats Lithuania to take EuroBasket 2015 crown

Pau Gasol leads national basketball team to victory, with 25 points and 12 rebounds

INTERVIEW

Pau Gasol: “I want to extend my career and reach the highest level”

Chicago Bulls’ pivot Pau Gasol speaks ahead of the EuroBasket 2015 championship

Barça chief suggests political motives behind “ferocious attack” against club

Josep Maria Bartomeu has been subpoenaed to testify at the High Court on February 13

BASKETBALL WORLD CUP

Now Spain is the Dream Team

Host of this year's Basketball World Cup begins the tournament with as big a chance as the USA

NEYMAR CASE

Neymar deal rises to 100 million euros thanks to Barcelona’s “extra” tax payment

President insists club “owes nothing” and that transfer was completely above board

BASKETBALL

Home team Spain pulls tough group in Basketball World Cup

Champion from 2006 gets France, Serbia and Brazil but cannot play USA until the final

INTERVIEW

“It’s sad. They’ve said to my face: ‘You’re doping,’ but I’m clean”

Spain's only female Olympic track & field medalist, María Vasco, retires from racewalking

BASKETBALL

“We don’t depend on any one player”

Spain coach Orenga confident ahead of European championship, despite absence of Pau Gasol and other stars

BASKETBALL

“After so many years playing, your knees can only take so much”

Minnesota Timberwolves star Ricky Rubio on returning from injury and Spain's Eurobasket chances

Messi pays tax agency extra 10 million euros

Barça soccer star updates 2010 and 2011 declarations, but still faces probe into earlier irregularities

Manel Comas, “sheriff” of Spanish basketball, dies at 67

Coach took charge of a series of top teams but in later years was dogged by tragedy and scandal

BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS

Barcelona ensures ACB final will go to five games

Spain’s defending basketball champion forces a final match on rival’s home patch

NBA

Marc Gasol’s Grizzlies reach conference final for first time

Spanish center helps Memphis overcome Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1 in Western semifinal playoff series

Euroleague basketball

Greek legends crush Real

Olympiacos outplays Spaniards to retain Euroleague title

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

Austerity moves goalposts as Spain’s hockey players asked to pay to play

Under-21s to be charged 80 euros a day to attend Junior World Cup in India

SPORTS

Basketball team “trashed apartments” — Olympics chief

Defeated finalists caused five-figure amount of damage in Olympic Village

MONEY IN SPORT

Olympic heroine Belmonte in limbo after club funding spat

London 2012 double silver medalist denies financial greed and disrespecting colleagues

BASKETBALL

Five years on, "The Champ" returns

Real Madrid's Sergio Rodríguez replaces Ricky Rubio for London Olympics

SPORTS

Pau Gasol says sooner better than later for Lakers trade

Spanish NBA star puts in big performance in Wednesday’s win over Mavericks