Everything you need to know about Juan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Juan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Singapore, June 19 (IANS) After sending Taufik Hidayat into retirement, India's B. Sai Praneeth caused another big upset by defeating second seed Yun Hu of Hong Kong in the men's singles first round of the Singapore Open Super Series here Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Newly-promoted I-League club Shillong Lajong FC have signed up Trinidad and Tobago World Cupper Cornell Glen for their forthcoming 2013-14 seasons.
Buenos Aires, June 15 (IANS) Former Formula 1 driver Jose Froilan Gonzalez of Argentina died Saturday at the age of 90.
London, June 15 (IANS) Top seed Andy Murray entered the semifinals of the Queen's Club grass court championship for the third time defeating Germany's Benjamin Becker here.
La Paz, June 13 (IANS) Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) has confirmed that the 2014 Dakar Rally will travel through Bolivia.
Montevideo, June 11 (IANS) Uruguayan champions Penarol coach Jorge Da Silva has confirmed his resignation.
Buenos Aires, June 10 (IANS) River Plate defeated Independiente 2-1 at home in the 17th matchday of Argentina's first-division football championship.
Mexico City, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Businessman and politician Juan Ignacio Torres Landa was among four people killed Friday when a helicopter crashed in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi, the governing Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, said.
Bangkok, June 7 (IANS) On a day when compatriots Saina Nehwal and Prannoy H.S. failed to clear the quarterfinals hurdle in the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here, Srikanth K. was the lone Indian to survive and march into the semifinals Friday.
Bangkok, June 7 (IANS) World No.2 Saina Nehwal exited the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament going down to eighth seed Juan Gu of Singapore in the quarterfinals here Friday.
Bangkok, June 6 (IANS) World No.2 Saina Nehwal marched into the quarterfinals of the Thailand Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament here Thursday with a convincing victory over Singapore's Juan Gu.
Montevideo (Uruguay), June 5 (IANS) Liverpool's Luis Suarez and Napoli's Edinson Cavani will lead a star-studded attack for Uruguay during this month's Confederations Cup in Brazil.
Mexico City, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor Enrique Lizalde died here Monday, the Mexican Arts and Cinematographic Sciences Academy, of AMACC, announced via the social media networks. He was 76.
Madrid, June 3 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso will miss Spain's Confederations Cup football trip due to a groin injury.
San Juan, May 31 (IANS/EFE) Prominent Puerto Rican entertainers such as Daddy Yankee, Victor Manuelle and Tito Nieves will take part in this year's charity walkathon to benefit cancer patients at San Juan's Hospital Oncologico.
On May 23, Colombia´s President Juan Manuel Santos took a leaf out of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping´s book. Host to the Pacific Alliance (Alianza del Pacifico) in the salubrious city of Cali, he inaugurated the VII summit with the words: ''The Asian Pacific is the new global pole for development and Latin America wants to be a partner. He spoke on behalf of his three partners in the Alliance - the Presidents of Mexico, Chile and Peru.
Rosario (Argentina), May 30 (IANS) Newell's Old Boys eliminated 10-man Boca Juniors from the Copa Libertadores football with a dramatic 10-9 penalty shootout victory in their quarterfinal second leg.
Port-of-Spain, May 27 (IANS) As Trinidad and Tobago prepares for the 168th anniversary of the arrival of the first group of 231 Indians to the West Indies, the toast of the celebrations is the first ship of migrants -- the Fath-Al-Razak.
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) Wei Jizhong, honorary life president of Federation International de Volleyball (FIVB), says the Olympic Movement needs a new push as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is set to elect a new president in September.
Paris, May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swiss tennis star Stanislas Wawrinka returned to the ATP world top 10 Monday as French Open first-round play continues.
Havana, May 27 (IANS/EFE) The Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas announced here Sunday that they have reached an agreement on the issue of land, the first point on the agenda created for the peace talks they are pursuing in the Cuban capital.
Madrid, May 27 (IANS/EFE) Those sentenced for gender-related violence in Spain, after doing their time in jail, will be set free but put under constant surveillance.
Montevideo, May 25 (IANS) Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has included Brazil-based players Diego Forlan and Nicolas Lodeiro in his squad for June internationals against France and Venezuela in addition to the Confederations Cup.
San Juan, May 23 (IANS/EFE) Singer Ricky Martin called Wednesday in a letter sent to the Puerto Rican House of Representatives for the legislative body to approve a bill which would prohibit discrimination due to sexual orientation on the island.
San Juan, May 22 (IANS/EFE) A teacher and a prison guard were arrested in Puerto Rico in separate cases of child pornography, the US attorney in San Juan, Rosa Emilia Rodriguez, announced Tuesday.
San Juan, May 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican reggaeton star Yomo was unhurt in a shootout that occurred Monday on a busy highway in San Juan in which a woman who was traveling with the singer was wounded multiple times, police said.
Buenos Aires, May 21 (IANS/EFE) Gen. Rafael Videla, the emblematic figure of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976-83, died of a heart attack resulting from injuries and broken bones he suffered five days earlier when he fell in the shower, judicial sources told the official Telam news agency.
Kuala Lumpur, May 20 (IANS) Japan showed all-round strength by sweeping aside Singapore 5-0 in their group match at the Sudirman Cup here Monday.
Madrid, May 20 (IANS) The departure of Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho appeared to move a step closer when Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed he had asked to leave the French champions.
Rome, May 17 (IANS) Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic brushed aside their opponents to reach the quarter-finals while Rafael Nadal was made to sweat before reaching the final eight of the Rome Masters here.
San Juan, May 17 (IANS/EFE) The $265 million Puerto Rico's heavily indebted state-owned water and sewer authority is trying to collect from customers includes $30,000 due from La Fortaleza, the official residence of the island's governor.
Miami, May 17 (IANS/EFE) Singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra, a veteran of 29 years in the music industry, calls joy the key to his success and says "the best is yet to come".
Sao Paulo, May 16 (IANS) A stunning Juan Roman Riquelme strike sent Boca Juniors into the Copa Libertadores football quarterfinals and eliminated reigning champions Corinthians courtesy a 2-1 aggregate score.
San Juan, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's ex-Miss Universe Denise Quiñones announced her return as a singer with performances May 30-31.
Madrid, May 15 (IANS) Spanish basketball star Pau Gasol confirmed Wednesday that he will not be able to form part of the Spanish squad which will defend its European title in Slovenia this September.
London, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side CSKA Moscow recovered some pride by beating Barcelona of Spain 74-73 to take third place at Euroleague basketball's Final Four here.
Milan, May 13 (IANS) AC Milan were held to a scoreless draw at home by Roma in a game marred by racism.
Rio de Janeiro, May 12 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan has lambasted former club Inter Milan, claiming he was made to feel like an outcast by the Italian Serie A outfit.
San Juan, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Yandel, one-half of the Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel, was back home Friday after being released from a hospital in Orlando, Florida, where he was treated for kidney stones, his agent told EFE.
Apiay (Colombia), May 11 (IANS/EFE) Colombian authorities presented the country's first domestically produced flight simulator for training operators of unmanned drones.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna advanced to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open here with a hard fought three-set victory while Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Jurgen Melzer lost their match and bowed out in the pre-quarters.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS/EFE) Actor Alfredo Landa, one of the best-known faces in Spanish film and the creator of a genre known as "landismo", died Thursday in Madrid, sources at the Spanish Film Academy told EFE. He was 80.
Managua, May 10 (IANS/EFE) UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova inspected two of the three biosphere reserves in Nicaragua to get a firsthand look at their condition, first lady Rosario Murillo said.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS/EFE) The drummer for the popular 1980s band Ole-Ole, Juan Tarodo, has died of leukemia, Spain's SGAE composers and music publishers association said Thursday. He was 52.
London, May 9 (IANS) Germany's Thomas Bach is likely to announce his candidature for president of International Olympic Committee to succeed Jacques Rogge.
Madrid, May 8 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic was knocked out in the second round of the Madrid Masters after a 6-7 (6), 7-6 (8), 3-6 defeat to Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in a match lasting three hours and five minutes.
Madrid, May 7 (IANS) A Spanish court Tuesday suspended charges against Princess Cristina over her links to a corruption case involving her husband, reported Xinhua.
London, May 6 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspurs manager Andre Villas-Boas has denied that Spurs is a one-man team, following winger Gareth Bale's eight winning goals this season.
Manchester, May 6 (IANS) Juan Mata's deflected shot gave Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Manchester United which moved the third-placed Blues closer to the Champions League qualification.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta congratulated P.V. Sindhu for clinching her maiden Grand Prix Gold title at the $120,000 Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur Saturday.
Kuala Lumpur, May 4 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu lived up to her top billing by winning her maiden Grand Prix Gold title beating Singaporean fifth seed Juan Gu in the women's singles final of the $120,000 Malaysia Open badminton here Saturday.
Kuala Lumpur, May 4 (IANS) Top seed P.V. Sindhu won her maiden tier three tournament as she beat Juan Gu of Singapore in the final of the $120,000 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Saturday.
Berlin, May 4 (IANS) Julian Draxler's late winner against wasteful Monchengladbach gave Schalke a 1-0 win and also helped them tighten UEFA Champions League play-off spot in the opener of the 32nd round in the German Bundesliga football.
San Juan, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Chinese company Jiangsu Sainty will build a research center in Puerto Rico that will study new ways to use the sun's rays to generate electricity.
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (IANS) Top seed P.V. Sindhu of India stormed into the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold final defeating Thailand's Sapsiree Taerattanachai at the Juara Indoor Stadium here Friday.
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) Corinthians will need an early goal if they are to overturn a 0-1 deficit against Boca Juniors in their Copa Libertadores Round of 16 second leg May 15, said Brazilian football striker Alexandre Pato.
La Paz, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Bolivia has earned more than $16 billion from the energy industry since President Evo Morales nationalized the sector in 2006, officials said.
Bogota, May 3 (IANS/EFE) The Bogota International Book Fair, whose guest of honour was Portugal this year, drew 18,000 more visitors than the 2012 edition, with total visitors hitting 433,000, organizers said.
London, May 2 (ANI): Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has pledged that he will spill out all well-kept secrets of the club, following his last chance of staying on with the club.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) in a communication on Thursday urged the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Prof. Juan Mandez and UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-Judicial Executions, Prof. Christop Heyns to intervene with the Government of Pakistan to ensure a credible inquiry for establishing justice into the murder of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in the custody of the Government of Pakistan.
Buenos Aires, April 30 (IANS) Former Argentina international midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme is set to return from injury for Boca Juniors' Copa Libertadores round of 16 first leg against Corinthians Wednesday.
Rio de Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Gremio coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has been suspended for six matches for his part in a wild brawl after a Copa Libertadores football fixture earlier this month.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): Computer scientists have developed a new app which can help people, who habitually text while walking in public, to navigate through oncoming traffic.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): With the new Smart PJ, the task of reading bedtime stories to your kids could become much simpler and easier.
Tokyo, Apr. 24 (ANI): A United Nations nuclear watchdog team has said that Japan may need longer than the projected 40 years to decommission the Fukushima power plant, and urged Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) to improve stability at the facility.
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Chinese vice premier Liu Yandong met with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge here.
Rome, April 22 (IANS) Juventus held off AC Milan 1-0 at home to move within four points of their second consecutive Italian Serie A title.
Culiacan (Mexico), April 22 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of six men were found inside an SUV near the industrial zone in Ahome, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police said.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): A group of players from Premier League sides Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have been nominated for the 2012-13 Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year. ccording to the Independent, Gareth Bale (Tottenham), Michael Carrick and Robin van Persie (Manchester United), Juan Mata and Eden Hazard (Chelsea) and Luis Suarez (Liverpool) have been nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award.
New York, Apr 19 (ANI): US website Ashley Madison has apologized to Queen Sophia of Spain for using her picture in an advert without permission.
Zurich, April 18 (IANS/EFE) A new focus on exports - now 30 percent of Spain's GDP - as opposed to construction is crucial to the turnaround underway in the country's economic cycle, the executive director of Spain's Business Council for Competitiveness, or CEC, said Wednesday in Switzerland.
Monte Carlo, April 17 (IANS) Belgian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov caused an upset at the Monte Carlo Masters here by beating eighth seeded Serbian Janko Tipsarevic in straight sets.
Miami, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz will be joined by Cuban trumpet and piano player Arturo Sandoval at his May 1 concert in the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, the Spanish artist announced via Twitter.
Houston, April 14 (IANS) Top seed Nicolas Almagro of Spain beat Rhyne Williams of the US 6-2, 6-1 to seal a berth in the final of the ATP US Clay Court tennis championships here.
Madrid, April 14 (IANS) Although FC Barcelona and Real Madrid were off for the day in Spain's La Liga, there was plenty of action and plenty of goals in the games that were played Saturday.
San Juan, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican actor Jorge Alberti was admitted to a hospital Friday to undergo emergency surgery for a possible hernia, his agent said in a press release.
New York, Apr. 12 (ANI): Spanish band Mei Ming is under fire for including an explicit sex scene in the music video of their song 'Take Me As I Am.'
Monteria (Colombia), April 11 (IANS/EFE) President Juan Manuel Santos travelled to the northern province of Cordoba Wednesday to preside over the restoration of lands taken away from 60 peasant families by the founders of Colombia's murderous AUC militia movement.
Santiago, April 11 (IANS/EFE) Citing unresolved environmental issues, a Chilean court ordered a complete halt to work on the Chile portion of Barrick Gold's Pascua Lama mining project, which extends across the Andes into neighbouring Argentina.
Zaragoza (Spain), April 10 (IANS/EFE) An April 4-7 simulation of a manned mission to Mars provided the opportunity for successful tests of some of the technology needed for such an ambitious undertaking, Spanish scientists said.
Madrid, April 6 (IANS) Manuel Llorente resigned as president of Spanish La Liga football club Valencia after almost four years in charge.
Buenos Aires, April 6 (IANS) Juan Monaco defeated Gilles Simon 7-6 (2), 6-2, 6-4 to leave the Argentina-France tied at 1-1 after the first two singles in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
Miami, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Spanish adventurer Alvaro de Marichalar arrived Wednesday in St. Augustine, Florida, after a 14-day solo journey on board his jet ski retracing the route explorer Juan Ponce de Leon took when he set sail and discovered Florida 500 years ago.
San Juan, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Four people were killed and another wounded in a gunfight on a highway, Puerto Rican police said.
New York, April 3 (ANI): Jay-Z, who has set up his own sports agency 'Roc Nation Sports', a full-service sports management company, has registered Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano as its very first client.
San Juan, April 3 (IANS/EFE) The head of finance at the University of Puerto Rico resigned after a scammer bilked the institution out of $150,000, UPR President Miguel Munoz said.
Havana, April 3 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban band Los Van Van, idol of the island's dancers who regard it as "the salsa train", will give its songs a symphonic sound for the first time, media reports said.
Vatican City, March 29 (IANS/EFE) Pope Francis I went to Rome's Casal del Marmo juvenile detention center Thursday to share the Mass of the Lord's Supper with the inmates and during which he washed the feet of 12 teenagers housed there.
La Paz (Bolivia), March 28 (IANS) Bolivian President Evo Morales and Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) will officially launch the 2014 Dakar Rally April 16 here to highlight the tourist potential the South American country offers, Bolivia's presidency minister Juan Ramon Quintana said.
Miami (Florida), March 23 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his partner from Bahamas Daniel Nestor have defeated French pair Richard Gasquet and Eduardo Roger-Vasselin 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the men's doubles first round at the ATP World Tour Miami Masters here.
San Juan, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Miss Universe 2006, Puerto Rico's Zuleyka Rivera, has announced that she will participate in the new soap opera "Cosita linda", which will begin filming in May in Miami.
Mapusa, March 20 (IANS) Nine-man Salgaocar succumbed to repeated attacks from Sporting Clube de Goa and went down 1-3 in a rescheduled 12th round I-League football clash at the Duler Stadium here Wednesday.
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Argentinian tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro has claimed that British star Andy Murray can become the World No. 1 at the Wimbledon.
San Juan, March 20 (IANS/EFE) After a two-year battle against cancer, Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Draco Rosa launched Tuesday his new album "Vida" (Life) on which he teams up with 16 artists including Ricky Martin, Shakira and Alejandro Sanz.
San Juan, March 20 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's unemployment rate came in at 14.6 percent in January, 0.7 percentage points lower than in the same month of 2012, Labor Secretary Vance Thomas said.
New York, Mar. 19 (ANI): Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who crossed Niagara Falls on just a 2-inch-thick cable last year, has announced that he will walk across the Grand Canyon on June 23, and this time, he won't be wearing a safety harness.
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Former tennis world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, who beat Juan Martin del Potro to lift the Indian Wells title Sunday, will not feature in the Miami Masters which starts later in the week, organisers said.
London, Mar 17 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has said that says he is willing to sacrifice success over the next few weeks if it led him to perform well at the Wimbledon this summer.
Montevideo (Uruguay), March 15 (IANS) Uruguay's national football team coach Oscar Tabarez unveiled the squad of 26 players that will take part in qualification matches against Paraguay and Chile in the lead up to the 2014 Brazil World Cup.
Rio de Janeiro, March 15 (IANS) Former Argentine midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme converted a first-half penalty as 10-man Boca Juniors moved into second place in their Copa Libertadores group with 1-0 away victory over Nacional.