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Barcelona says it will surpass 1 billion euros in revenue

Sep. 19, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says it will become the first sports team in the world to surpass 1 billion euros ($1.15 billion) in revenue this season. The Spanish club made the announcement on Thursday while presenting revenue of 990 million euros ($1.09 billion) for last season, also a record an 8%...

What to watch in Europe's top soccer leagues this weekend

Sep. 19, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ENGLAND Chelsea has conceded on average more than two goals a game under new manager Frank Lampard this season, and the team's fragile defense will be tested this weekend by the most devastating front three in the Premier League. Liverpool...

US keeps top spot in FIBA men's world rankings; Spain No. 2

Sep. 19, 2019 7:07 AM EDT

USA Basketball has kept its No. 1 spot in the FIBA world men's rankings, even after a disappointing seventh-place showing in the World Cup that ended earlier this week. It's now nine-years-and-counting in the top spot for the U.S., which has held the No. 1 ranking since winning the 2010 world championship. World...

PSG, Man City shine in Champions League; big names struggle

Sep. 18, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City succeeded where storied rivals failed in their opening Champions League games. Even with its star forwards absent, PSG eased to a 3-0 win Wednesday over 13-time European champion Real Madrid, which missed the influence of suspended defender Sergio...

Spain leader asks for bigger Socialist win to break deadlock

Sep. 18, 2019 8:19 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's acting prime minister asked voters Wednesday for an even bigger victory for his Socialist party after his failure to form a government triggered a new election in November. Pedro Sánchez told opposition parties in parliament that "when we will be forced back to the...

Spain: 2 die in crash of small military training plane

Sep. 18, 2019 7:26 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain's air force says that a student pilot and her instructor have both died when their plane crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. The air force said Wednesday that the plane was a small, two-seat propeller plane belonging to a military training academy. The crash occurred in waters off the...

Dutchman's body found, raises Spain's storm death toll to 7

Sep. 18, 2019 5:40 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have found the body of a missing Dutchman, raising the death toll in last week's storms and flooding in southeastern Spain to seven. The Civil Guard in the southeastern province of Alicante said the body was found Tuesday in a canal after he was swept away in the...

Haaland hits 3 as Liverpool, Chelsea lose in Champs League

Sep. 17, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

On a night when Europe's biggest stars couldn't find a way to score, teenager Erling Braut Haaland made it look easy. The 19-year-old Norwegian shone on his Champions League debut, scoring a hat trick as Salzburg beat Genk 6-2. Meanwhile, Liverpool, Barcelona and Chelsea all failed to score. Haaland is emerging...

Spain to hold fresh elections in November

Sep. 17, 2019 4:00 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain will hold fresh elections in November as no leader has been able to win enough parliamentary support to form a government. Spain's caretaker prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, made the announcement Tuesday after King Felipe VI announced that he had failed to find a party candidate capable...

Spain's caretaker prime minister says fresh elections will take place in November as no leader can form a government

Sep. 17, 2019 3:06 PM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Spain's caretaker prime minister says fresh elections will take place in November as no leader can form a government.