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Lionel Messi's 500th Barcelona Goal Earns El Clasico Win vs. Real Madrid

 04/24/2017 - 02:43
FC Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi jubilates the 3-2-victory against Real Madrid during the Liga Primera Division 33rd round match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, 23 April 2017. EPA/Juan Carlos Hidalgo

Leo Messi led Barcelona to a desperately needed 3-2 away victory in its "El Clasico" matchup on Sunday against Real Madrid, scoring the winning goal in extra time and keeping the team"s title hopes alive.

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FC Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi jubilates the 3-2-victory against Real Madrid during the Liga Primera Division 33rd round match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, 23 April 2017. EPA/Juan Carlos Hidalgo

Se calientan motores de cara al campeonato de fútbol entre comunidades

 04/18/2017 - 17:33
El año pasado, el equipo de Costa de Marfil derrotó a la escuadra de Liberia en Citizens Bank Park para ganar el primer torneo.
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Las inscripciones para participar en este campeonato están abiertas desde el pasado jueves hasta el próximo 5 de mayo. 

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El año pasado, el equipo de Costa de Marfil derrotó a la escuadra de Liberia en Citizens Bank Park para ganar el primer torneo.

[OP-ED]: Juventus is back amongst Europe’s very top teams

 04/14/2017 - 10:05
Los jugadores de Juventus celebran su victoria 3-0 contra Barcelona durante el juego de ida de los cuartos de final de la Liga de Campeones. EFE
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Juventus has won the last five Italian League championships, but that is not big news anymore. The club from Torino has won more times the scudetto (32) than any other Italian squad.

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Juventus players celebrate their 3-0 victory against Barcelona during the first leg of the quarterfinals of the Champions League. EFE

[OP-ED]: La Juventus vuelve a estar entre los más grandes de Europa

 04/14/2017 - 10:02
Los jugadores de Juventus celebran su victoria 3-0 contra Barcelona durante el juego de ida de los cuartos de final de la Liga de Campeones. EFE
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La Juventus ha ganado los últimos cinco títulos de la Liga de Italia, pero eso ya no es noticia. El club de Turín ha conquistado más veces el scudetto que nadie, teniendo en sus vitrinas 32 trofeos del torneo italiano de la regularidad, 14 por encima de sus perseguidores más cercanos, Internazionale  y A.C. Milan, con 18 cada uno. 

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:00am
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Los jugadores de Juventus celebran su victoria 3-0 contra Barcelona durante el juego de ida de los cuartos de final de la Liga de Campeones. EFE

Alex Lora: "No politician is safe"

 04/12/2017 - 07:27
Photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing Mexican singer Alex Lora during an interview with EFE in Mexico City on Apr. 5, 2017. EFE/Denisse Torres
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Alex Lora marks 48 years as Mexico's rock'n'roll idol.His songs have criticized many Mexican presidents and some Americans too.

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Photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing Mexican singer Alex Lora during an interview with EFE in Mexico City on Apr. 5, 2017. EFE/Denisse Torres

[OP-ED]: Finally FIFA succeeds with instant video review

 03/31/2017 - 15:46
German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE
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Geoff Hurst’ goal in the championship game of the 1966 World Cup or Diego Maradona’s hand score in the 1986 World Cup. Without going that far in time everybody remembers Sergio Ramos’ goal in an offside position in the last Champions League final contest or, less than a month ago the penalty kick awarded to Barcelona for a non-existing foul on Luis Suárez by a Paris Saint-Germain defender…

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
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German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE

[OP-ED]: Por fin, la FIFA triunfa con las revisiones de jugadas polémicas

 03/31/2017 - 15:43
El árbitro alemán Felix Zwayer (d) durante un partido amistoso internacional contra España en el Estadio de Francia en Saint-Denis, cerca a París (Francia). EFE
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El gol de Geoff Hurst en la final del Mundial de 1966 o la mano de Diego Maradona en los cuartos de final del Campeonato del Mundo de 1986. Sin ir tan lejos, el gol de Sergio Ramos en fuera de juego en la final de la Champions League del año pasado o, hace menos de un mes, el penal a Luis Suárez en el Camp Nou que dio el pase en la misma competición al Barcelona sobre el Paris Saint-Germain…

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El árbitro alemán Felix Zwayer (d) durante un partido amistoso internacional contra España en el Estadio de Francia en Saint-Denis, cerca a París (Francia). EFE

"Wall of backpacks" set up as immigrant exhibit in opposition to Trump

 03/23/2017 - 06:11
View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA
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A "wall of backpacks" abandoned by dozens of migrants who crossed the Sonoran Desert trying to reach the United States is on display - and is still being added to - as an exhibit in New York in answer to the immigration policy of President Donald Trump.

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View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA

Colombian coffee inspires banana growers to reclaim land lost to violence

 03/21/2017 - 18:48
A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:45pm
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A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Offside: U.S. Travel Ban Would Damage 2026 World Cup Bid

 02/27/2017 - 04:46
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Aleksander Ceferin, the president of UEFA, has said the United States bid to host the 2026 World Cup could be hampered by travel restrictions put in place by the Trump administration, as reported in The NY Times.

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U.S. Travel Restrictions Would Damage 2026 World Cup Bid, UEFA President Says.
Tottenham played against KAA Gent at Wembley stadium, London, on February 23, as part of the European Champions League.  EFE/SEAN DEMPSEY

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