Latest Valencia News

American Hoppe debuts with Mallorca in draw with Villarreal

Sep. 19, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — American forward Matthew Hoppe came off the bench in the second half to make his debut with Mallorca in a 0-0 draw against Villarreal in the Spanish league on Sunday, missing out on the potential winner after his late goal was called off for offside. Hoppe...

Hundreds are evacuated as tinderbox Spain tackles wildfires

Aug. 15, 2021 12:05 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — At least 800 people were evacuated in Spain as forest fires blazed Sunday in two regions, with extremely dry conditions worsening the risk of more wildfires during the hottest weekend of the year so far. Two planes, a helicopter and almost 200 firefighers...

Tokyo Games may send even more international players to NBA

Aug. 04, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — There were 49 NBA players at the Tokyo Games when the Olympics started. Make it 50. The San Antonio Spurs agreed to terms with Australia center Jock Landale to a two-year contract on Wednesday — one day before Spurs coach...

Curfews return in Spain as infections soar in young people

Jul. 12, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish regions are bringing back curfews as well as restrictions on socializing and nightlife to contain a sharp rise in coronavirus infections as the fast-spreading delta variant races through the country's unvaccinated young people. Catalonia and...

Spain taking 6 players from Euro 2020 to Tokyo Olympics

Jun. 29, 2021 07:33 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Taking advantage of Spanish clubs' obligation to release players, Spain will take six members from its European Championship squad to the Tokyo Olympics. Olympic coach Luis de la Fuente announced a list of 22 players on Tuesday including Unai Simón, Eric...