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Of all the top players on the tennis circuit, Juan Martin de Potro, the youngest ever winner of the US Open and Olympic Bronze medallist, is probably the one that British Tennis could learn the most from. As the UK enters its annual obsession with a Brit winning Wimbledon, Amaranta Wright meets the...
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When they arrived at Tottenham Hotspurs in 1979, hot off their World Cup victory, Ricardo Villa and fellow Argentine Ossie Ardiles, were the first Latin Americans to play in English Football. Today, having just been honoured at the 25th anniversary of Spurs’ FA cup final victory over Man City, in...
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1. Having helped Argentina win the 1978 World Cup, Osvaldo Ardiles arrived to a ticker tape reception at White Hart Lane alongside his compatriot Ricky Villa. The first South American stars to play their football here, this stylish duo set the trend for foreigners in the English game. Ardiles won...
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'Justify the meaningfulness of the football suffering fan if you like, while I bask in the glory of FC Barcelona magic'. Kings of the football world today, the great Barca has also had its share of suffering, on and off the pitch. Jimmy Burns tells the story of a club that well deserves...
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This year, of all years, you didn't think you could get away without knowing your A-Z of Latin American Olympians did you? Here's something to set you on track when that pub quiz comes along. And if the subject doesn't come up send your beer back.
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In the UK as a guest of the Instituto Cervantes, Vicente del Bosque, Spain's World-Cup winning football coach, talks to Latinolife about why his team, or 'family' as he calls, it works (and perhaps an inkling as to why the English one doesn't.)
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Even if you may not want to relive those extruciating football matches between England and Argentina, we know you can't resist a peak at the highlights...
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Paisa girl's BMX gold helps make 2012 Colombia's best Olympics ever, Felix Sanchez can't control tears at 2nd gold, Surprise gold for Brazilian gymnast, Guatemala's Erick Barrondo wins silver in 20km men's walk and more...
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Latin American countries are not traditionally known for bountiful medal counts, but the London 2012 Olympic Games are showcasing talented athletes who are slowly growing the region's haul of silver and bronze. Teams from Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic are...
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From Yunidis Castillo's incredible 200m, to Alan Oliveira's crushing of the world's biggest Paralympic athlete, Latino athletes have brought London 2012 some of the most exciting moments in the competition's history. We bring you a selection of our heroes so far...
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It's hard to look beyond Rafa Nadal, but Spain's current tennis titan didn't come from nowhere, he was inspired by the many that came before him. We tell you who...
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'What is 1 million dollars compared to the love of eight million Cubans?" A tribute to the great Teofilo Stevenson, who recently passed away, and other moments when Latinos made themselves noticed, challenging the arrogance of their mighty neighbour up north.
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It's hard to look beyond Rafa Nadal, but Spain's current tennis titan didn't come from nowhere, he was inspired by the many that came before him. We tell you who...
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