As shocking as it sounds, the cycling world was yet again rocked Thursday by the news that a star name has tested positive for a banned substance. But fear not, there’s a simple explanation!
In a victory for animal-rights activists — and a blow for those who said it was central to Spanish culture — Spain’s Catalonia region voted to formally ban bullfighting.
In Catalonia, a region of mainland Spain, animal rights activists clash with champions of Spanish heritage as debates rage over petitions to ban bullfighting.
A Spanish man spoke at a press conference on Monday after being the first successful recipient of a full-face transplant.
This week’s hottest stories? An actor’s meltdown, a country’s triumph and a politician’s public pitch. NewsFeed breaks down all the biggest Internet searches.
With eight correct World Cup predictions for each of his eight tentacles, including Spain’s epic win against the Netherlands on Sunday, Paul the Octopus is quitting while he’s ahead.
Call now for your underwater psychic reading.
Your country wins its first ever World Cup. What do you do? Party, of course – and then use the victory as a political symbol.
The one-month festival of football has come to a close. What will we take away from the games in South Africa?
The World Cup has come and gone, but the soccer euphoria doesn’t have to end. (via TIME)
The whole world will be watching when Spain takes on the Netherlands in 30 minutes (kickoff scheduled for 2:30 p.m. EST). Soccer guru Tony Karon breaks down the match, in a search for who to root for. (via The World Cup Blog)
The “octopus oracle” is back at it, predicting that the Netherlands will fall to Spain in the World Cup final. Plus, he gives an exclusive interview to TIME! (via TIME’s World Cup blog)