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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...

Yedlin, Siebatcheu on US roster for Nations League semifinal

May. 24, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Defender DeAndre Yedlin and forward Jordan Siebatcheu earned spots on the 23-man U.S. roster for the CONCACAF National League semifinal against Honduras at Denver on June 3. Midfielder Cristian Roldan and forwards Daryl Dike and Gyasi Zardes were among...

Injured Ramos not included in Spain's list for Euro 2020

May. 24, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Sergio Ramos was left off Spain’s squad for the European Championship on Monday following a season plagued by injuries, a decision that means no Real Madrid players were called up by the national team for a major tournament for the first time. Spain...

Hoppe on US roster for Switzerland friendly, Yedlin returns

May. 20, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Schalke forward Matthew Hoppe and Bayern Munich youth team defender Justin Che were among 27 players selected Thursday for a training camp ahead of the United States’ exhibition against Switzerland in St. Gallen on May 30. Galatasaray defender DeAndre...

Pulisic, McKennie, Adams, Dest on US Nations League roster

May. 10, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Christian Pulisic is among 29 Europe-based players on the 40-man U.S. preliminary roster announced Monday for the CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Honduras on June 3. Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams, Sergiño Dest and Gio Reyna also are on what...

Spaniards hold their breath as sweeping virus measures end

May. 07, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain will relax nationwide pandemic measures this weekend, including travel restrictions, but some regional chiefs are complaining that the six-month-long national state of emergency will be replaced by a patchwork of conflicting approaches. Now that the...