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Organisers hope revamped Davis Cup can match Ryder Cup

22 Oct 2018

MADRID The new-look Davis Cup, masterminded by Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique, has the potential to rival golf's Ryder Cup as a sporting spectacle, the tennis competition's organisers say.

Messi injury blow as Barca go top with win over Sevilla

21 Oct 2018

BARCELONA Barcelona snapped a four-match winless run in La Liga with a 4-2 home victory over title rivals Sevilla on Saturday to reclaim top spot but the triumph was marred by talisman Lionel Messi fracturing his arm and being ruled out for three weeks.

Messi ruled out for three weeks with fractured arm

21 Oct 2018

BARCELONA Barcelona captain Lionel Messi will be out of action for three weeks after he fractured his right arm during Saturday's 4-2 La Liga win over Sevilla, a club statement said.

Soccer-Barca go top with win over Sevilla, Messi suffers arm injury

20 Oct 2018

BARCELONA, Oct 20 Barcelona snapped a four-match winless run in La Liga with a 4-2 victory at home to title rivals Sevilla on Saturday to reclaim top spot although the triumph was marred by talisman Lionel Messi being forced off with an injured arm.

Soccer-Messi taken off with injured arm week before Clasico

20 Oct 2018

BARCELONA, Oct 20 Barcelona captain Lionel Messi had to be taken off in the first half of his side's La Liga clash with Sevilla on Saturday with an arm injury, sparking fitness fears eight days before the Catalans face arch rivals Real Madrid in the 'Clasico'.

Barcelona reveal plans for 'Espai Barca' project

20 Oct 2018

BARCELONA FC Barcelona have revealed what the construction process of their ambitious 'Espai Barca' project will look like with a video simulation showing the club's plans to revamp and expand their Nou Camp stadium and renovate its other installations.

Barcelona not considering swoop for Neymar, says vice-president

19 Oct 2018

BARCELONA Barcelona have no plans to re-sign Neymar from Paris St Germain, the club's vice-president Jordi Cardoner said on Friday, knocking down media reports the La Liga champions were ready to tempt the Brazilian forward back to the Nou Camp.

La Liga president says proposed tax reforms could see elite players leave

18 Oct 2018

MADRID La Liga risks losing some of its leading players if tax reforms proposed by the Spanish government go ahead, league president Javier Tebas has warned.

Resurgent Sevilla take aim at stuttering Barcelona in top-of-table clash

18 Oct 2018

BARCELONA Sevilla have taken La Liga by storm this season by rising to the top of the table while the usual suspects have floundered and the Andalusians can underline their title ambitions on Saturday when they visit champions Barcelona.

Revamped Davis Cup about teams, not individuals - Pique

17 Oct 2018

MADRID The focus of the new-look Davis Cup should be about teams and not individuals, Gerard Pique said on Wednesday, brushing aside concerns that top names such as Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will not want to participate in next year's competition.

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