Season over, Real Madrid faces turbulent summer

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The best thing for Real Madrid about this season is that it is finally over. A humiliating 2-0 loss at home to Real Betis on the last day of the Spanish leagu...

Madrid loses last match of season to forget

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid put a fittingly poor ending to its worst season in recent memory after losing its last match of the Spanish league on Sunday. Many of the frustrat...

Red Bull threatens Ferrari's status as 2nd best team in F1

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Ferrari has a fight on its hands. Just not the one it wants. Red Bull is threatening to replace it as Formula One's next-best team behind a dominant Mercedes a...

Hamilton beats Bottas at Spanish GP for 5th Mercedes 1-2

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Valtteri Bottas to win the Spanish Grand Prix for a third consecutive year on Sunday, securing a fifth one-two finish for Mercedes to start the Form...

Ferrari still slower than Mercedes despite new engine

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Ferrari had hoped that a new engine would help the team finally get ahead of Mercedes. Instead, Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton put themselves in an excelle...

Bottas spins off, Hamilton tops 3rd practice for Spanish GP

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest lap time for the last practice of the Spanish Grand Prix, after teammate and Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas lost time from spinning off th...

Barcelona circuit needs new deal to keep F1 Spanish GP

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — The director of the track that hosts the Spanish Grand Prix says the circuit's owners are seeking to strike a new deal with Formula One management amid speculation that the race...

F1 leader Bottas tops first Spanish GP practice for Mercedes

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Formula One leader Valtteri Bottas clocked the fastest time at the first practice for the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday. After a near-miss with Red Bull's Max V...

Hamilton pledges no repeat of Rosberg F1 feud with Bottas

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Given how dominant the two Mercedes cars have been in Formula One this season, it seems the only thing that could stop the Silver Arrows at this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix mig...

It's all work and no play for Schumacher's son in F2

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) — Although he still has a long way to go, Mick Schumacher is trying his hardest to emulate the professional work ethic that helped his father win a record seven Formula One titles...

Crunch time for Coutinho as Barcelona goes to Liverpool

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Philippe Coutinho is facing his most important match since joining Barcelona from Liverpool when the Brazil midfielder returns to Anfield with a place in the Champions League f...

Madrid sends 'Stay strong' message to former keeper Casillas

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid's players and fans took a moment before Sunday's 3-2 Spanish league win over Villarreal to send messages of support to former star goalkeeper Iker Casillas as he re...

Messi hits 600 goals with brace, Barca beats Liverpool 3-0

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi hit the 600-goal mark for Barcelona after scoring twice to lead the Spanish club to a 3-0 victory over Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League semifin...

Far-right in Spain sweeps town with anti-migrant message

EL EJIDO, Spain (AP) — Surrounded by miles of greenhouses where migrant workers grow fruit and vegetables for the rest of Europe, this sleepy town on the sunbaked Mediterranean coast has become a beac...

Spain's election reshuffles party standings on the right

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The party that had dominated conservative politics for decades in Spain suffered an unprecedented debacle in national elections Sunday, with the eruption of an ultra-nationalis...