Everything you need to know about Ramos: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Ramos: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Madrid, June 3 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso will miss Spain's Confederations Cup football trip due to a groin injury.
Havana, May 16 (IANS) After a four-year absence, Cuba will send a team to participate in America group III of Davis Cup tennis to be held June 17-22 in La Paz, Bolivia, the National Tennis Commission (NTC) announced here.
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) FC Barcelona were confirmed as the winners of the La Liga football late Saturday night without having to kick a ball as Real Madrid drew 1-1 away to Barca's city neighbours, Espanyol.
London, May 10 (ANI): A British silversmith has revealed that the FA Cup needed almost eighty hours of restoration to bring it back to its original pristine condition after Chelsea returned it back.
Madrid, May 8 (IANS) Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho sent out a clear message to former captain Iker Casillas that he will not be first choice keeper at the club while he is there.
Madrid, May 3 (IANS) The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium will pass down its sentence on the future of Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho when his side entertains Valladolid Saturday evening.
Oeiras (Portugal), May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis player Svetlana Kuznetsova failed to reach the Portugal Open semifinals after suffering a straight-sets defeat to World No.53 Romina Oprandi.
Madrid, May 3 (IANS) Real Madrid captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas says he has no intention of abandoning the club.
Madrid, May 1 (IANS) Two late goals left Real Madrid within touching distance of the 3-0 win they needed to qualify for the final of the Champions League, but in the end although the Spanish side won 2-0, Borussia Dortmund's 4-1 win in the first leg was enough to take them to Wembley with an aggregate score of 4-3 in their favour.
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.
Barcelona, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tennis World No.5 Rafael Nadal defeated France's Benoit Paire Friday to reach the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open.
Berlin, April 25 (IANS) Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Levendowski scored four goals as his side defeated Real Madrid 4-1 in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.
Madrid, April 21 (IANS) Real Madrid's 3-0 home win against Betis has seen the team pay a heavy price in terms of injuries ahead of their vital Champions League semifinal away to Borussia Dortmund this coming Wednesday.
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.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that specific DNA once dismissed as junk plays an important role in brain development and might be involved in several devastating neurological diseases.
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.'
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Thousands of immigrants and activists held a rally at the US Capitol to urge Congress to overhaul the immigration system for over 11 million illegal immigrants, including some 260,000 Indians, living in the shadows.
Madrid, April 7 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain was the man of the match as a late flurry of goals gave Real Madrid a 5-1 win over Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium here.
Madrid, April 6 (IANS) Real Madrid have extended the contract of Brazilian left back Marcelo until the end of June 2018, it was reported in the Spanish press Saturday.
Madrid, April 2 (IANS) Real Madrid take on Turkish side Galatasaray in the Champions League Wednesday night in a game that will determine whether or not the Spanish football club's season can be seen as a success or failure.
Madrid, March 30 (IANS) Real Madrid have left out goalkeeper and former captain Iker Casillas for Saturday's Primera Liga clash against Zaragoza.
Miami, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's Tommy Haas stunned top-ranked Novak Djokovic with a straight-sets victory that propelled the 15th-seeded veteran to the quarterfinals of the Miami Masters.
Paris, March 25 (IANS) After Friday's unexpected setback at home to Finland, Spain coach Vicente del Bosque will look to experienced players when his side takes on France here Tuesday in football World Cup qualifier.
Madrid, March 23 (IANS) World Champions Spain were held to a shock 1-1 draw by Finland in the football World Cup qualifying game in Gijon.
New York, Mar 19 (ANI): A newscaster in the United States was pleasantly surprised when the 'breaking news' segment script that she was reading out turned out to be a wedding proposal from her long-term boyfriend.
Madrid, Feb 24 (IANS) Both Barcelona and Real Madrid began preparations for their Copa del Rey semi-final return leg in their respective Spanish La Liga matches Saturday night.
Madrid, Feb 22 (IANS) Real Madrid's Spain international goalkeeper, Iker Casillas, says he expects to be back on the field in a month.
Sao Paulo, Feb 15 (IANS) Rafael Nadal progressed to the quarterfinals of the Brazil Open with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Brazilian Joao Souza.
Madrid, Feb 14 (IANS) It was billed as the game of the season and the Champions League last-16 first leg tie between Real Madrid and Manchester United lived up to the billing as the two clubs ended the night in a 1-1 stalemate.
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos had issued a warning to English rival Manchester United to beware of Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, following his hat-trick in the 4-1 win against Spanish club Seville on Saturday.
Madrid, Feb 4 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho admitted feeling angry at his side's dismal performance in their 0-1 loss to Granada in the Spanish Primera Liga football.
Madrid, Feb 2 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has named a 21-man squad for Wednesday's friendly game against Uruguay.
Vancouver, Feb 2 (IANS) Five-time Davis Cup champions Spain found itself in an unusual position after going down 0-2 in the opening match of their World Group first round match against Canada.
Madrid, Jan 31 (IANS) In a game where all the build-up had been written about Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, young Real Madrid defender Rafael Varane stole the show in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final here.
Madrid, Jan 28 (IANS) Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo continued their particular head-to-head rivalry in the Spanish football league La Liga just three days before their respective sides meet in the first leg of the Spanish Copa del Rey semifinal Wednesday.
Madrid, Jan 26 (IANS) Real Madrid's La Liga match at home to Getafe Sunday looks like it is going to take on a significant way beyond what could have been expected.
Madrid, Jan 25 (IANS) Real Madrid president Florentino Perez called a press conference to deny stories written about the club in the Spanish press.
Madrid, Jan 11 (IANS) Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has accepted his relegation to the substitutes' bench for his side's last two Spanish La Liga matches, saying it was done to keep him on his toes.
Madrid, Jan 10 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo overcame his latest Ballon d'Or snub by scoring a hat-trick in Real Madrid 4-0 win against Celta Vigo 4-0 in the return-leg and helped Madrid progress to the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey football with relative ease.
Madrid, Jan 9 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho was named as the best coach of 2012 by the Federation of Football History and Statistics (FFHS).
Zurich, Jan 8 (IANS) The awards gala for the Ballon D'Or can be seen as a fiesta for Spanish football.
Madrid, Jan 4 (IANS) Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has admitted that he was disappointed at the way his side's season has developed and felt that the whole football club had more to give.
Madrid, Jan 2 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho faces a defensive crisis for his side's first league match of 2013 with the news that Portuguese central defender Pepe will be out of action for a month.
London, Dec 30(ANI): Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has claimed the Los Blancos are good enough to beat Champions League favourites Manchester United in the round of 16 of Europe's most elite competition just like they beat Manchester City in the group stages.
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 28 (IANS) Chelsea and Brazil midfielder Ramires has been named in prestigious French sports newspaper L'Equipe's 2012 Football Team of the Year.
Johannesburg, Dec 10 (ANI): 21-year-old Marilyn Ramos was crowned Miss South Africa 2012 on Sunday night.
Manila, Dec 10 (IANS) The toll from the powerful typhoon that swept through the southern Philippines last Tuesday has reached 620 while the number of missing people also risen to 817, authorities said Sunday.
Madrid, Dec 9 (IANS) Real Madrid's German midfielder Mesut Ozil was vital as his side had to dig deep to win 3-2 away to a difficult Valladolid side in the Spanish Primera Liga.
Madrid, Dec 3 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho will introduce changes for his side's Champions League match at home against Ajax Tuesday night.
Madrid, Nov 18 (IANS) Both FC Barcelona and Real Madrid won their respective games in the Spanish Primera liga football to keep the eight?point gap between the two sides after eight games of the season.
Madrid, Nov 10 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has selection problems of a different kind for his side's difficult visit to play Levante Sunday night.
Madrid, Nov 10 (IANS) Spanish football coach Vicente del Bosque named Athletic Club Bilbao winger Markel Susaeta in his 19-man squad for the away friendly international against Panama slated for Nov 15.
Puebla (Mexico), Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) A team of about 20 bakers prepared a 1.4 tonne loaf of "Pan de Muerto" (Bread of the Dead) in Puebla, a state in central Mexico, making it the largest such delicacy in the country.
Madrid, Oct 23 (IANS) Jose Mourinho looks likely to keep faith with the makeshift defence that served his Real Madrid side effectively at the weekend as his side plays a vital match in their Champions League group stage against Borussia Dortmund Wednesday.
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Real Madrid produced a comfortable but ultimately disappointing display to defeat Celta Vigo 2-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium here.
Madrid, Oct 17 (IANS) Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque was forced to admit that justice was done following Oliver Giroud's 94th minute goal which gave France a dramatic 1-1 draw in the World Cup qualifying game here.
Washington, October 17 (ANI): Fathers' parenting behaviour influences the sexual behaviour of their adolescent children, researchers say.
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Spain will face France in a highly-anticipated World Cup football qualifier in the Vicente Calderon Stadium in Madrid Tuesday.
Mexico City, Oct 10 (IANS) The Mexican navy killed one of the most wanted drug cartel leaders in a clash in the country's Coahuila state, but the body was lost after some armed men took it away from a funeral house.
Shanghai, Oct 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Viktor Troicki fought off a strong comeback from Russian No.1 Mikhail Youzhny to reach the second round of the Shanghai Masters tennis Tuesday.
Madrid, Oct 5 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has named Bayern Munich's Javi Martinez in his squad for the reigning champions' two World Cup qualifying matches against Belarus and France.
Madrid, Oct 1 (IANS) Real Madrid maintained the distance behind FC Barcelona to eight points after a comfortable 3-1 home win against Deportivo La Coruna in their final league match before next weekend's visit to Barca's Camp Nou stadium.
Madrid, Sep 30 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho praised central defender Sergio Ramos while at the same time handing him a warning that he needs to be at his best in order to play.
Washington, Sept. 26 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tanned look in a forum last week has come under criticism with many saying that he 'dyed his face brown' in an effort to appeal to Latino voters.
Washington, Sep. 23 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stacked the audience at the recent Univision presidential forum with Republican activists to ensure he would get a raucous welcome when he enters the room, a moderator claims.
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has defended his decision to leave central defender Sergio Ramos out of the side that defeated Manchester City and hinted he was prepared to do the same when his side play Rayo Vallecano Sunday.
Madrid, Sep 22 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho will answer a lot of questions when he names his side to face Rayo Vallecano Sunday evening.
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) Reigning football World Cup champions Spain needed an 87th minute goal from striker Roberto Soldado to begin their title defence with a 1-0 win away to Georgia in Tbilisi.
Madrid, Sep 10 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has warned his players that the defence of the World Cup that they won in South Africa in 2010 begins this Tuesday when they play Georgia in Tbilisi.
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) The Spanish national team is to prepare for the first game of their World Cup qualifying campaign when they entertain Saudi Arabia in the city of Pontevedra Friday night.
Madrid, Sep 5 (IANS) Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has said that money is not the reason he felt 'sad' after failing to celebrate his two goals against Granada Sunday.
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo is sad. He said so himself following Real Madrid's 3-0 win at home to Malaga Sunday in a game where he scored the two opening goals.
Manila, Aug 4 (IANS) Typhoon Saola that hit the Philippines earlier in the week has killed at least 41 people, Xinhua reported Saturday.
Sao Paulo, July 9 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian soccer player Arjuna Luiz Venutto Ramos, 17, nicknamed "Pele" for his skill, died on the weekend during a match his team was playing, a media report said.
San Juan, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Rapper Syko, who records for Don Omar's Orfanato Music Group label, was brimming with satisfaction Friday at being given the chance to write a song for Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias.
New York, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Iconic Puerto Rican guitarist Yomo Toro has died in a New York hospital of kidney failure, his family announced Monday. He was 78.
Kiev, July 2 (IANS) Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta was named the player of the Euro 2012 Monday by European football governing body UEFA.
London, June 30(ANI): Spanish players have eulogized teammate and talismanic midfielder Andres Iniesta as the team's backbone, and described him as decisive, magician, reference point, extraordinary and reliable.
London, June 30(ANI): Spain's influential defender Sergio Ramos has praised veteran Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo, branding him as the reference point, and believes the reigning European champions need to stop the Juventus star to claim their third major tournament on the trot.
London, June 29(ANI): Spain's talismanic midfielder Andes Iniesta has claimed the team is ready to become the first ever team to win three major tournaments on the trot after reaching the final of the ongoing Euro Cup.
Donetsk, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain reached their third-successive Euro final Thursday, beating a defiant Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semifinal ended goalless after extra time.
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Spanish football is mourning the death of Betis defender Miguel 'Miki' Roque Farrero, who passed away as a result of bone cancer Sunday, aged just 23 years old.
London, June 25(ANI): Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas has compared their Euro Cup 2012 clash with Portugal to the El Clasico clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona, saying Portugal's style mirrors Los Blancos' counter-attacking style using the explosive pace of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Nani.
London, June 24 (ANI): Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer has warned Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal to watch their backs, ahead of their clash in Wimbledon 2012.
London, June 23 (ANI): Madonna is so worried about her obsessive fans that she reportedly orders sterile wipes of her dressing room after each show on her latest world tour.
London, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray has been handed a tricky first-round match at Wimbledon against former World No. 3 Nikolay Davydenko of Russia, after the men's competition was drawn Friday.
Gdansk (Poland), June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nervous Spain left it late to beat Croatia with a Jesus Navas strike for a 1-0 win that books their place in the quarterfinals as Group C winners and knocks out Croatia.
Gdansk (Poland), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fernando Torres rediscovered his scoring touch in a Spain shirt in a 4-0 thrashing of Ireland that makes the Irish the first side to be knocked out of Euro 2012.
Gdansk (Poland), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals in three minutes saw Spain and Italy share the points in their Euro 2012 opener here Sunday.
Madrid, June 5 (IANS) On paper it looks that two countries among title holder Spain, Italy and Croatia should qualify from Group C in the European Championships -- however, anyone who writes off the influence of the Republic of Ireland is probably making a mistake.
Madrid, June 2 (IANS) The Spanish national team has its final rehearsal for the European Championships when they play China in Sevilla Sunday night.
Madrid, June 2 (IANS) Tiredness and injuries to the squad could spoil Spain's chances of defending their European crown with some of the big names having already been ruled out of the competition.
Madrid, May 27 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque Sunday named his definitive 23-man squad for the European football championship.
Madrid, May 26 (Xinhua-ANI): The Spanish national team enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 win over Serbia in their first preparation game for the European Championship this Saturday.
Madrid, May 27 (IANS) The Spanish national team enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 win over Serbia in their first preparation game for the European football championship.
Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque will carry out some experiments with his side when Spain kick off their preparations for the European 2012 Championships with a friendly game against Serbia Saturday.
Madrid, May 20 (IANS) Joaquin Caparros has extended his contract with Mallorca after a magnificent season with the football club.
New York, May 11 (ANI): Beyonce is expected to be grilled by lawyers for a video-game developer by late summer because a Manhattan judge has given the company's 100-million-dollar lawsuit against her the green light.
Madrid, May 9 (IANS) Top seed Novak Djokovic overcame the loss of the second set against Spanish qualifier Daneil Gimero-Traver to qualify for the last 16 of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis.
Brasilia, May 9 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian Senate's Ethics Committee decided Tuesday to begin the process of expelling Sen. Demostenes Torres, who is accused of being part of an organization that runs gambling rackets.