Olympic legends deny taking bribes for Rio de Janeiro bid
Ukraine's Sergey Bubk and Russia's Alexander Popov have said allegations against them relating to Rio's successful 2016 bid are false. Popov said he did not even vote for the Brazilian city, which beat Madrid.
Madrid defeat 'is a pity' as Zidane pleased with performance
Madrid defeat 'is a pity' as Zidane pleased with the performance.
Barack Obama meets Spain and Colombia leaders in Madrid
Barack Obama meets Spain and Colombia leaders in Madrid.
Bayern Munich vs. their next coach, Niko Kovac
Bayern Munich is dominating the Bundesliga, but Real Madrid has shown them their limits in the Champions League. Days before they travel to Madrid for the second leg, they face another challenge: a clash with their future coach.
Spanish PM calls for Catalan parliament to be formed on Jan. 17
Spain's prime minister says that the new Catalan parliament should hold its maiden session on Jan. 17, the first step in reinstating local government after Madrid fired the old regional administration for illegally declaring independence.
Imprisoned Catalans leaders sent back to jail
A judge in Madrid will give his ruling on Monday as to whether eight pro-independence Catalan politicians and two activists charged with sedition should be released from custody.
Mourinho appears in court, says he has nothing more to pay
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho tells journalists he has already paid what he owed, after appearing in a Madrid court over tax fraud charges.
Catalonia crisis: Spain to trigger suspension of autonomy
Madrid has announced it will trigger a constitutional measure on Saturday allowing it to take direct control of Catalonia's governance after the autonomous region's leader ignored a Thursday deadline to rescind his ambiguous declaration of independence made last week.
Catalan leader: Spanish government has shunned mediation efforts
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont tells local media that Madrid has refused to discuss independence with the region.