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December 7, 2017 7:28 PM Cristiano Ronaldo beats Messi to win fifth Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the fifth Ballon d’Or of his career, equalling Lionel Messi’s record after a season that saw him lead Real Madrid to their 12th Champions League title. The 32-year-old, who moved level with Messi at the top of the all-time Champions League group stage goalscorers leaderboard on Wednesday after helping Madrid to beat Borussia 93

December 2, 2017 6:17 PM Messi and Suarez score but Barca held by Celta Vigo

Barcelona remain unbeaten at the top of La Liga after being held to an entertaining draw by Celta Vigo. Iago Aspas put Celta ahead after Marc-Andre ter Stegen parried Maxi Gomez’s shot, but Barca levelled moments later as Lionel Messi converted Paulinho’s pass for his 17th goal this season. Luis Suarez had a goal harshly ruled out for offside and Messi 64

November 5, 2017 1:09 PM Ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to police

Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont and several former advisers have turned themselves in to Belgian police, say reports. A Spanish judge issued an EU warrant for his arrest on Friday. Mr Puigdemont has said he will not return to Spain unless he is guaranteed a fair trial. Belgian prosecutors are due to hold a news conference on the case shortly 84

October 28, 2017 7:56 AM Bernard Mensah opens Super Lig account for Kasimpasa

With the strike, the 24-year-old opened his goal account for the Apaches. Mensah expertly side-footed a curling effort from outside the box after receiving a lay-off from Nigerian attacker Samuel Eduok to open the scoring in the tenth minute. He came close to doubling the lead moments thereafter after dazzling his way into the box but had his effort 114

October 28, 2017 12:24 AM The Latest: Hundreds against independence rally in Barcelona

Not everyone in Catalonia is pleased with their regional government’s vote to declare independence from Spain. Hundreds of people against independence marched Friday night in downtown Barcelona, waving Spanish flags. In response to the Catalan move, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says his government is firing Catalonia’s regional government, dissolving 123

October 27, 2017 11:26 PM As a Republic Struggles to Be Born, Barcelona Holds Its Breath

There were a few crucibles of emotion, in particular inside the Catalan Parliament, where the independence decision was made — and in the street outside, where a few thousand independence supporters gathered in expectation of a celebration. During an acrimonious debate inside the parliamentary chamber, lawmakers bickered publicly on the backbenches as their 94

October 27, 2017 10:10 PM Spain says it's dissolving Catalonia's regional government after independence declaration

Spain’s central government Friday fired Catalonia’s separatist leaders, dissolved its parliament and called new elections for December, hours after regional lawmakers voted in favor of a historic declaration of independence. Seeking to quell Spain’s gravest constitutional crisis in its nearly four decades of democracy, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ousted 85

October 27, 2017 3:21 PM Catalans declare independence as Madrid imposes direct rule

The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, while the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over the region. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had told senators direct rule was needed to return "law, democracy and stability" to Catalonia. The crisis began earlier this month when Catalonia held a controversial 95

October 27, 2017 1:29 PM Catalans declare independence from Spain

The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, just as the Spanish government appears set to impose direct rule. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy earlier told senators direct rule was needed to return “law, democracy and stability” to Catalonia. The crisis began when Catalans backed independence in an illegal vote earlier 29

October 26, 2017 11:31 AM Manchester United named most valuable football team brand

The Red Devils were named the fourth-most valuable team brand across all sports at £564m and were one of only three football clubs in the top 10. Forbes ranked the most valuable sports team brands by calculating the amount by which their enterprise value exceeds that of a typical team in the same sport. American football franchise Dallas Cowboys were rated 96