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Boca Juniors arrive in Madrid to end Copa saga

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Boca Juniors landed in Spain on Wednesday as they prepare to end the long-running Copa Libertadores final saga over two weeks after a fan assault threw the fixture into doubt. Boca players were greeted by an army of fans outside their hotel in Madrid as …

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Madrid misery after Villarreal’s first win at Bernabeu

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Struggling Real Madrid risk falling further behind in La Liga after a cheeky late chip from Pablo Fornals saw Villarreal escape with a 1-0 win on Saturday, their first ever victory at the Santiago Bernabeu. Fornals struck with three minutes left to leave Zinedine Zidane’s …

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Barca remain perfect in Girona, Real bounce back

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Barcelona maintained their perfect start to La Liga with a sixth straight win as Luis Suarez and two own goals secured a 3-0 win at Girona in a match laced with political tension on Saturday. Real Madrid remain seven points behind Barca thanks to Dani …

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Real streak halted by Valencia draw

  3 Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Real Madrid needed a late strike from Marco Asensio to prevent a shock defeat but still saw their relentless winning streak ended by Valencia in a thrilling 2-2 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday. Asensio had got the hosts off to the …

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Gay friendly Madrid gears for WorldPride, Uganda to feature

The annual “drag race” through Chueca with men in high heels, wigs and figure-hugging dresses is another must, as well as the Mr Gay World competition Madrid, Spain | AFP |  Some two million revellers are expected in Madrid starting Friday as the Spanish capital hosts WorldPride 2017, one of …

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Real Madrid v Atletico in Champions League semis

Nyon, Switzerland | AFP | Holders Real Madrid will face city rivals Atletico in the Champions League semi-finals next month and French surprise-package Monaco take on Juventus, following the draw on Friday. The all-Madrid showdown is a rerun of the 2014 and 2016 finals in Europe’s top club competition, with Real …

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