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10-Sep-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal stays atop ATP rankings, Djokovic jumps to 3rd

With 8,760 points, Spain's Rafael Nadal remained in the No.1 spot in the Association of Tennis Professionals' (ATP) men's world singles rankings released on Monday, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.Serbia's Novak Djokovic jumped three spots to third after...

10-Sep-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep stays No. 1 in world tennis rankings, Osaka enters top 10

Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka rocketed 12 spots to the seventh after claiming the US Open title on Saturday, defeating...

06-Aug-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal maintains 1st spot in ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,310 average points, ahead of Switzerland's Roger Federer.Top-10 players are holding on to their positions except for South Africa's...

06-Aug-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep remains on top of WTA rankings

Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday with 7,511 points, followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.Sloane Stephens of the United States came third, followed by Germany's Angelique Kerber and Ukraine's...

25-Jul-2018 Mallorca (Spain)

Winning all matches not his aim, lives for competition : Rafael Nadal

Spanish tennis great and current world No.1 Rafael Nadal said on Wednesday that throughout his career, he has been driven by the thrill of the competition rather than a desire to win 100 per cent of his matches.On Wednesday, the 17-time Grand Slam champion presented...

06-May-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep crushes Ekaterina Makarova in Madrid Open 1st round

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, World No.1, on Sunday started her run to defend the Madrid Open title by crushing Russia's Ekaterina Makarova 6-1, 6-0.Halep, who is seeking her third Madrid title in a row, needed only 51 minutes to beat Makarova, World No.32,...

09-Apr-2018 Madrid

Rafael Nadal maintains top spot at ATP rankings

Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained the top spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World singles rankings, released on Monday.Last week, Nadal dethroned Switzerland's Roger Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, who fell to second place following...

09-Apr-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep stays atop WTA rankings

Romania's Simona Halep continues to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday.The 26-year-old was followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki, while Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza is at the third place, reports Efe.The rankings remained unchanged...

19-Mar-2018 Madrid

Roger Federer stays atop ATP rankings, Del Potro 6th

Switzerland's Roger Federer remained in the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday with 9,660 points.Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro jumped to sixth place after he stunned Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8),...

05-Mar-2018 Madrid

Roger Federer stays atop ATP rankings

Switzerland's Roger Federer remained at the number one spot with 10,060 points, exactly 600 points ahead of World No.2 Rafael Nadal of Spain, in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday.Last month, the 20-time Grand Slam...

05-Mar-2018 Madrid

Simona Halep continues to lead WTA rankings

Simona Halep of Romania continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday for the second consecutive week, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.Wozniacki, who maintained the first position for four weeks following her victory at...

19-Feb-2018 Madrid

Roger Federer claims top spot, becomes oldest ever ATP World No. 1

Switzerland's Roger Federer became the oldest ever World No. 1 in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday after his victory at the Rotterdam Open.Unseating Spain's Rafael Nadal, the 36-year-old reclaimed the top spot...

03-Feb-2018 Madrid

Novak Djokovic confirms right elbow surgery

Star player Novak Djokovic of Serbia on Saturday confirmed that he underwent surgery on his right elbow for an injury that had kept the former World No. 1 off the tennis court for six months.Djokovic, currently world No. 13, announced on his Facebook page...

29-Jan-2018 Madrid

Roger Federer closes in on Nadal after Australian Open win, Cilic 3rd

Switzerland's Roger Federer closed to within 115 points of top-ranked Rafael Nadal of Spain in the Association of Tennis Professionals men's singles rankings, released on Monday, after winning the Australian Open.Nadal's record-extending 20th Grand Slam title victory...

26-Nov-2017 Madrid

Unsure of friendship with Ronaldo : Lionel Messi

Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi claimed that he is unsure of his friendship with leading footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in the coming years.The Argentine and Portuguese international share nine Ballon d'Or awards amongst themselves."I don't know if we will be....

22-Oct-2017 Barcelona

Catalan parliament will respond to Spanish PM's measures: President

The President of Spain's Catalonia region said on Saturday he would convene a session of the regional Parliament to debate and decide a proper response to the measures announced earlier in the day by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.Carles Puigdemont...

18-Oct-2017 ALBSCETE (SPAIN)

Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura meets Spanish agriculture officials

 Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today met with Spanish Agriculture officials here and sought their technical assistance and cooperation in the promotion of Kashmiri saffron at International level.The Agriculture Minister was accompanied by...

16-Oct-2017 A Coruna (Spain)

31 killed in Portugal wildfires, 4 in Spain

Hundreds of wildfires ravaging the northwestern corner of the Iberian peninsula have killed at least 31 people in Portugal and four in Spain's Galicia region, officials in both nations said on Monday.Patricia Gaspar, a spokeswoman for Portugal's Civil Protection...

21-Aug-2017 Madrid

Rafael Nadal tops ATP rankings for first time in 3 years

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal has regained the number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings for the first time since July 2014, the ATP said on Monday.The 31-year-old was set to take over the ATP top position from...

18-Aug-2017 Madrid

14 civilians, five terrorists die in Spain's twin attacks

Spain was in a state of shock on Friday after 14 Spaniards and foreigners were killed in twin terror attacks in as many days by terrorists, five of whom were gunned down.A day after a van driven by terrorists ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona's Las Ramblas...

18-Aug-2017 Barcelona

13 killed, 100 injured in Spain attack, IS claims responsibility

The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least 13 persons were killed and more than 100 injured.Confirming the death toll, Head of Catalonia's Regional Interior...

10-Jul-2017 Barcelona

Next season will be my most important : Neymar

For FC Barcelona and Brazil's star forward Neymar, the 2017-18 season will be the most important one in his career."I hope it will be a season with a lot of success and a lot of happiness," Neymar told ESPN Brasil at a charity event on Sunday. "That's what...

03-Jul-2017 Madrid

Andy Murray stays on top in unchanged ATP rankings

Briton Andy Murray continued to lead the men's Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday, with 9,390 points, in a week with no changes in the top 10.The week also coincides with the start of the Wimbledon tournament, with...

12-Jun-2017 Madrid

Rafael Nadal returns to second spot, Murray on top of ATP rankings

Spaniard Rafael Nadal regained the second place in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings on Monday, a day after winning his tenth French Open title.However, Briton Andy Murray continued to lead the ATP rankings, despite losing...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

India, Spain commit cooperation in fight against terrorism

India and Spain on Wednesday committed to cooperate in the fight against terrorism calling it the gravest threat to international peace and stability even as the two sides expressed the need to restart negotiations for an EU-India Broad-based Trade and Investment...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

India, Spain commit cooperation in combating terrorism

India and Spain on Wednesday committed to cooperate in the fight against terrorism calling it the gravest threat to international peace and stability.A joint statement issued following a meeting here between visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

Narendra Modi interacts with Spanish CEOs

In a bid to boost India-Spain business and investment ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with CEOs of leading Spanish companies here on Wednesday."PM @narendramodi interacts with CEOs of leading Spanish companies with global footprint," External...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

Narendra Modi calls on Spanish King

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on Spanish King Felipe VI at the royal palace here on Wednesday."A royal greeting! PM @narendramodi calls on His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain at Palacio de la Zarzuela," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

India, Spain sign 7 agreements

India and Spain on Wednesday signed seven agreements, including on cooperation in cyber security and renewable energy, following talks here between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy."Partnering for Progress - #IndiaSpain...

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