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  • In the Philippines, basketball is the nation’s pastime

     
    In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...
  • Spanish officials halt building demolition after four nights of riots

    Spanish authorities Friday halted the demolition of a popular community center in Barcelona after four nights of fierce riots by opponents who set trash bins on fire and smashed shop windows just before the summer tourist season. It was some of the...
  • World Cup: The 10 best coaches leading their teams in Brazil

    Most of the focus in the World Cup rightfully goes to the players on the field. But what about the guys roaming the sidelines who put those players there? This World Cup will feature some of the top coaches in tournament history. Here's a list of the 10...
  • Murray wins French Open marathon

    Murray wins French Open marathon
    PARIS -- Andy Murray needed five sets and two days, but finally advanced to the fourth round at the French Open with a thrilling win over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber. Murray was locked in a 7-7 fifth set Saturday when darkness halted play. The...
  • New York City FC announces Spain forward David Villa as first signing

    New York City FC announces Spain forward David Villa as first signing
    Orlando City has some major competition for headlines with the other new MLS expansion club. New York City F.C. made a huge splash with its first-ever signing, inking Spain's World Cup winner David Villa to a reported three-year deal. Villa, who will...
  • Los Bragas, Neymar Jr. Explore Online Off-Field Soccer Realm

    MADRID -- Los Bragas, run by actress-producer-turned-director Alice Braga ("Elysium," "I Am Legend," "City of God") and writer-director Felipe Braga ("Trash," "Latitudes"), is seeking international broadcast TV outlets for "A Vida Fora dos Campos," an...
  • Cicero re-creates Pamplona bull stampede

    Cicero re-creates Pamplona bull stampede
    Eighteen 1,500-pound bulls, 90,000 tomatoes and a daylong food and music festival: Thrill-seekers don’t need to travel any farther than Hawthorne Race Course to get a near-Pamplona, Spain, experience. More than 3,000 people are registered for a...
  • Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services

    Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services
    A smartphone app designed to keep people on the go brought parts of Europe to a standstill as cabbies protested Wednesday against what they view as an unfair, unsafe threat to their livelihoods. Uber, a California-pioneered app that allows users to hail...
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  • Spain's Juan Carlos abdicates: I tried to be 'king for all the people'

    After 39 years on the throne, King Juan Carlos of Spain announced Monday that he is abdicating in favor of his son, saying it was time to pass the crown on to another generation after a lifetime of service dedicated to his people. “Loyal to the...
  • King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate throne

    King Juan Carlos of Spain to abdicate throne
    King Juan Carlos, who led Spain through its transition to democracy in the 1970s, has decided to abdicate, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced Monday. Crown Prince Felipe, 46, will succeed his father, Rajoy said. The 76-year-old monarch will...