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In their frilly petticoats, layered skirts, dainty pumps and bowler hats, Las Cholitas (chola - the name used to describe indigenous women in Latin America), are relatively new to the Lucha Libre ring. Yet the crowds have come pouring in, lured by the, some might say, questionable fascination of...
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Santiago Peluffo reports on this week’s emotional standing ovation for Argentina's Jonás Gutierrez at Newcastle Football Club and interviews the player and his parents on his the recovery from testicular cancer.
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As English fans vote for its favourite Latin and Spanish footballers in the UK, for those who live for other things than footballers, here is our guide to the LUKAS nominees for theis year's Sports Personslity of the Year
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With a hat-trick against Sevilla, Messi took his La Liga goal tally up to 253 to break a record that had stood untouched for almost 60 years. Lewis Blakeman takes a look at the Argentine’s career, and argues that he doesn't have to win the World Cup to become the worlds greatest ever player,...
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In our first in a series profiling up-and-coming sports stars of Latin America and Spain, we present the 21-year-old Puerto Rican, currently number 61 in world rankings, storming her way to the top of women's tennis
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Having worked their way to the higher-ends of International Rugby, Argentina have overcome yet another hurdle in their quest to challenge the elites in South America’s fastest growing team sport.
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As we approach El Clásico in Spain, we take a look at some of the biggest derby matches in Latin American football.
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Forget James Rodríguez, Arjen Robben or Thomas Müller. Miguel Herrera was by far the most entertaining character of this summer’s FIFA World Cup. Here we profile the mad Mexico manager.
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It is no surprise that Basque and Catalan football fans waited with baited breath for the result of the Scottish Referendum, seeking inspiration. They know better than anybody the talent in Spain’s autonomous communities and its influence in national football. We take a look at the interesting...
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The transfer window slammed shut at the start of the month, putting an end to the ridiculous rumours, over-inflated egos, and lavish spending. This year’s transfer season broke yet more records. Here is our countdown as we focus on some of the major transfers of Spanish and Latin American players...
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“The ball gave me prestige, gave me fame, gave me riches. Thank you, my old friend". Alfredo Di Stefano, died aged 88, an inspirational leader and legend for Real Madrid and a hero for footballers world wide.
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The long-anticipated 'Copa das copas' in football's surrogate homeland did not disappoint - but nor was it the fairytale the home nation had hoped for.
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On the day Spain’s monarch abdicates, the most imperious footballing team of recent years also relinquishes its crown. It is ironic that the original La Roja, Chile's national team, is the one that rendered the name of the Spain's heroic team irrelevent.
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