Rafael Nadal beats fellow Spaniard Nicol��s Almagro at Barcelona Open
Rafael Nadal beats fellow Spaniard Nicol��s Almagro at Barcelona Open. ��� Second seed advances with 6-3, 6-1 revenge victory ��� US Open champion Marin Cilic is knocked out. Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Nicol��s Almagro on the red clay of the Barcelona .
Warning: Trains Coming. A Masterpiece Is at Risk.
The architect in charge of efforts to complete Antonio Gaudí’s unfinished masterwork La Sagrada Familia says the building is threatened by a planned train tunnel.
Sony Reveals Its Waterproof 10-Inch Tablet, and a Midrange Phone the U.S. Cant Have
. The 10-inch Sony Xperia Z4 tablet is waterproof and dustproof; boasts extremely long battery life and has powerful specs. The Xperia M4 Aqua smartphone is also waterproof and has a two-day battery life, but it will not be sold in the United States.
Manchester City Was Ready for Lionel Messi, or So It Thought
Barcelona dispatched City from the Champions League for the second straight year, advancing on an aggregate score of 3-1 in the round of 16.. Barcelona defeats Manchester City, 1-0, advancing into Champions League quarterfinals on agregate score of 3-1.
Mirnyi/Lopez Knock Out Top Seeds In Barcelona - ATP.
Feliciano Lopez and Max Mirnyi knocked out top seeds Marcin Matkowski and Nenad Zimonjic on Tuesday at the Barcelona Banc Sabadell Open.
Winners of Pictures of the Year International
. This year’s winners included coverage of overseas crises, innovative uses of multimedia storytelling, and outstanding editing.
Insider: Why Transfer Ban and Politics Will Thwart BARCELONA from Signing Pogba
Barcelona are yet another team that have expressed an interest in Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, going as far as making an offer for Pogbas services, per SPORT (h/t Metro). How real is this interest from Barca? Spanish football insider Guillem.
Nadal Advances in BARCELONA
Rafael Nadal avenged a loss to Nicolas Almagro last year with a 6-3, 6-1 win at the Barcelona Open in Spain, but the reigning United States Open champion, Marin Cilic, slumped to a second-round loss, falling to Victor Estrella, 6-4, 6-4. ��� Zarina.
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James Ward loses to Marsel Ilhan at Barcelona Open
British number three James Ward could not build on his run through qualifying as he lost to Turkeys Marsel Ilhan in the first round of the Barcelona Open. The Londoner, 28, had won two matches in qualifying on the clay but went down 7-6 (7-2) 3-6 6-1 .
As Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus prepare to face off in.
There was a stark contrast in the Champions League quarter-final ties with the likes of Barcelona cruising through, while Real Madrid left it late to book last four progression. But with four teams left challenging for Europes top club prize, it looks.
Sebastião Salgado’s Journey From Brazil to the World
. In a wide-ranging interview, Sebastião Salgado discusses a new documentary that tracks his path from childhood in Brazil to witnessing some of the greatest stories of his age.
Google Confirms Plans for Wireless Service
. The company is experimenting with a network that would rely primarily on Wi-Fi technology and use cellular towers as a backup.
On One Point Voters Agree: BARCELONA Election Has Intrigue
Unlike other major sports teams, Barça has its members — about 160,000 of them — vote for its president, with paper ballots. They will have to consider charges of corruption and other hard issues.. Roughly 160,000 members of soccer club FC Barcelona are preparing for annual vote to elect teams president; process is deeply meaningful to members, but has also suffered criticism for its impracticality; voters in this years election will have to navigate charges of corruption, club intrigue and blatant pandering by candidates.
Nadal, Nishikori Launch BARCELONA In Style - ATP World Tour
After what he declared to be his most positive week of the season so far in Monte-Carlo, World No. 4 Rafael Nadal is now in Barcelona, preparing to launch his campaign for a ninth Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell crown.
Marijuana Clubs Rise Out of Decades-Old Spanish Laws
Barcelona’s cannabis clubs have some experts saying the city will soon challenge Amsterdam as the go-to destination for vacationers who want to get high in peace.. Barcelona Journal; number of cannabis clubs that have opened in Barcelona have some experts saying the city will soon challenge Amsterdam as the go-to destination for vacationers who want to buy and smoke marijuana legally; decades-old Spanish laws allow anyone to grow and smoke marijuana in private or with others if they form a cannabis club, as long as it is nonprofit organization for members only.
Too Much of a Sweeping View Nudges BARCELONA to Shed a Law
With Barcelona expected to approve a resolution addressing nakedness or improper dress in the street, the season for legal nudity in the Spanish city may be drawing to a close.
Tomas: Barca gaining Messi independence
Barcelona reached their seventh Champions League semifinal in just eight seasons after beating Paris Saint-Germain with a convincing 5-1 aggregate score. Interestingly, none of the goals in the quarterfinals tie were scored by quadruple Ballon dOr.
Seven reasons why BARCELONA are now the worlds best team - again
Being Barcelona manager can be a fairly thankless task: win without the pretty football and you are betraying the clubs proud, swaggering traditions; play nice football but lose - and especially to Real Madrid - and you are dismissed as a failure and.
17-year-old Andrey Rublev beats Verdasco at Barcelona O.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Russian teen Andrey Rublev advanced to the second round of the Barcelona Open by beating former champion Fernando Verdasco 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Tuesday. The 17-year-old Rublev, who entered as a qualifier ranked 329th, broke .
Spotting Hope in Pakistan
. Searching for moments of hope amid the conflict in Pakistan, Diego Ibarra Sánchez uses hints of light to highlight his subjects.
A few years ago, while visiting Barcelona, a friend told me that his son, four years old at the time, had three idols: Batman, Superman, and Lionel Messi, all of whom the child had grouped together in the category of superheroes. We laughed, of course.
Kei Nishikori Reaches Barcelona Third Round - Tennis.
Top seed Kei Nishikori began his bid Tuesday to retain the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell title.
BARCELONA 2 - Paris Saint-Germain 0 (5-1 on agg): Neymar.
BARCELONA have reached the Champions League semi-finals for the seventh time in eight years after comfortably brushing aside the challenge of Paris Saint-Germain.
In German Town, a School-Year Highlight That Ended in Disaster
This time of year, thousands of students, like the ones on the Germanwings flight that crashed Tuesday, board planes for a week or two of foreign culture, a highlight of their school year.. Sixteen students from small town outside Dusseldorf, Germany, were on board Germanwings jet that crashed in French Alps; students had spent week in small town outside Barcelona, Spain, as part of an annual exchange program.
Messi can stay at Barcelona until he retires - Bartomeu.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has said he would like Lionel Messi to stay at the club until he retires. The Argentine has been at the Blaugrana since he was 13, making his way through the youth system to win six��.
BARCELONA vs. Paris Saint-Germain, Champions League.
After taking a 3-1 lead in the first leg of this Champions League quarterfinal tie, Barcelona are only a good swift kick away from virtually forcing Paris Saint-Germain to capitulate.
Luis Suárez’s Validating Strike Lifts BARCELONA Past Madrid
Suárez repaid at least part of Barcelona’s investment in him by scoring a beautiful goal in a 2-1 victory over Real Madrid in the latest Clásico between the two giants of Spanish soccer.. Barcelona beats Real Madrid, 2-1.
Barcelona crossbow attack: He collapsed sobbing like a child
A sports teacher at a school in Barcelona where a pupil killed a teacher and attacked others has told how he tried to calm and disarm the boy. The 13-year-old boy, who has not been named, began his attack on Monday morning ��� the 16th anniversary of the .
Bayern Munich and BARCELONA cruise into Champions League semis
Neymar also scored his double in the first half for Guardiolas former side Barcelona -- whom he guided to two Champions League trophies in his spell there -- as they eased to a 2-0 win on the night and a 5-1 aggregate win over French champions Paris .
Ibrahimovic: Barcelona will win Champions League - Goal.
Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic expects Barcelona to win the Champions League after the Catalans swept his team aside in the quarter-finals.
Trumpeting Catalan on the Big Screen
A local bill requiring that at least half the copies of every film from outside Europe be dubbed in Catalan is the latest attempt to assert Catalan culture.
On One Point Voters Agree: BARCELONA Election Has Intrigue
BARCELONA, Spain ��� It is election season in Catalonia, and the most anticipated race will have all of the expected ingredients: charges of corruption, fringe challengers, improbable campaign promises and blatant pandering to voters (free haircuts.
Plane Evacuated at Kennedy Airport After Bomb Threat
The American Airlines flight, which originated in Barcelona, was cleared after a phone threat, but the authorities found no evidence of any danger, a Port Authority spokesman said.
Nadal targets further improvement in Barcelona - Business.
Madrid (AFP) - Rafael Nadal has a return to winning ways on clay in his sights as he targets a ninth title at the Barcelona Open this week.
Leander Paes Milestone Bid Put On Hold In BARCELONA.
Leander Paes bid for his 700th doubles match win will be put on hold for another tournament, after he and Daniel Nestor were defeated by Spaniards David Marrero and Tommy Robredo 7-5, 6-2 in their first-round doubles��.
Barcelona are Europes most lethal finishers - Goal.com
Barcelona are Europes most lethal finishers this campaign ahead of Real Madrid, with Valencia occupying third spot in the Huawei Team Ranking. The Catalans currently sit top of La Liga and their chance conversion rate of��.
Estrella Burgos Upsets Cilic In Barcelona; Ferrer Opens Bid
World No. 53 Victor Estrella Burgos upset fourth seed Marin Cilic on Wednesday in the second round of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, ousting the Croat 6-4, 6-4 at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic - six reasons he flopped at BARCELONA
And it wasnt simply the fact that Bojan was a Catalan which saw him fall from favour: the teenager was considered one of the finest prospects to have emerged from Barcas renowned academy, having broken Messis record as the youngest ever Barcelona .
Nadal Advances in BARCELONA
Rafael Nadal avenged a loss to Nicolas Almagro last year with a 6-3, 6-1 win at the Barcelona Open.
Clock Is Ticking on Xavis Storied Career at Barcelona
For years, Xavi Hernández has teamed with Andrés Iniesta to provide the playmaking for both Barcelona and the Spanish national team.
Nick Kyrgios loses to Elias Ymer in comeback from injury at Barcelona Open
Rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios injury comeback has fallen flat with a three-set defeat to world number 192 Elias Ymer at the Barcelona Open. Second-seeded Spaniard Rafael Nadal, meanwhile, had a much more enjoyable start to his campaign, .
Kei Nishikori Wins in Barcelona
Top-seeded Kei Nishikori began the defense of his Barcelona Open title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Teymuraz Gabashvili. Nicol��s Almagro also advanced to the second round, where he will face the eight-time winner Rafael Nadal, after Almagros opponent, .
Barcelona had Paris Saint-Germain under control, admits.
David Luiz had no arguments with Paris Saint-Germains Champions League exit at the hands of Barcelona ��� and admitted Neymar and Luis Suarez are having an increasing influence on Luis Enriques side.
Nishikori To Open BARCELONA Campaign Against Gabashvili
Defending champion Kei Nishikori will open his 2015 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell campaign against Teymuraz Gabashvili in the second round.
Creative Plates at a Good Price in Barcelona
A growing number of Barcelona restaurants called bistronomics are dedicated to offering high quality, contemporary — and yes, occasionally clever — cooking at reasonable prices.
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Neymar: BARCELONA must march on to Champions League.
Neymar has called on Barcelona to push on in pursuit of Champions League glory after they eliminated Paris Saint-Germain 5-1 on aggregate.
Disinherited Daughters Battle Their Fathers City Over Missing Artworks
Barcelona officials claim the daughters of an industrialist who bequeathed his mansion to his native city covertly removed much of their fathers art collection from the property.. Barcelona Journal; city of Barcelona has accused daughters of wealthy industrialist Julio Munoz Ramonet of criminal theft and fraud in disappearance of important artworks from walls of mansion that he bequeathed to city at his death in 1991; Ramonets daughters have denied allegations, saying collections removed from house had been given to them by benefactors other than their father and that did not belong to him.
REVEALED: David Luizs nutmeg solutions ahead of.
PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN defender David Luiz has been offered a few pieces of advice ahead of tonights Champions League second leg quarter final clash at Barcelona.
The other Ronaldo - the rebirth of BARCELONA and Inter flop.
In the summer of 2003 ��� within weeks of CR7s move to Manchester United ��� Quaresma left Lisbon for Barcelona with a tag as one of Europes brightest young talents and the future of Portuguese football. But while Ronaldo��.
Cup specialist Ter Stegen helping Barcelonas cause - UEFA Champions.
FC Barcelonas 22-year-old goalkeeper is giving the distinct impression that he may be closing in on a date with one or other ��� perhaps both. To Ter Stegen, FC Bayern M��nchens Neuer represents the best goalkeeper in the world. Im a bit behind him.