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2 years 4 months ago

Pueblo man selected to study in Spain

It's the chance of a lifetime to be one of the 20 selected to study abroad in Spain. A Pueblo student now has that opportunity. "Not in a million years would I have thought I'd be studying in Spain," said Leonardo Gomez, a non-traditional student at Pueblo Community College...

3 years 2 months ago

Lakers star forward wants to play for Spain at Euros

MADRID (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol says he wants to play for Spain at this summer's European Championship. Gasol confirmed his availability for the defending champions on Wednesday after missing last year's World Championship in Turkey, where Spain finished sixth. According to the Spanish basketball federation's website,...

4 years 1 month ago

Spain beats Netherlands 1-0 for World Cup

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Andres Iniesta scored late in extra time, lifting Spain to a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands for its first World Cup title. Iniesta broke free inside the penalty area Sunday, took a pass from Cesc Fabregas and put the ball just past the outstretched arms of goalkeeper...

4 years 1 month ago

Spain advances to World Cup Final

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) - Carles Puyol powered in a header in the 73rd minute Wednesday to send Spain to its first World Cup final with a 1-0 win over Germany. In a rematch of the 2008 European Championship final that Spain won by the same score, Puyol leaped up...

4 years 4 months ago

Former IOC president Samaranch dies at 89

Juan Antonio Samaranch, a former International Olympic Committee president, died Wednesday. He was 89. The Quiron Hospital in Barcelona says Samaranch died after being admitted with heart problems. Samaranch headed the IOC from 1980 to 2001. Samaranch's final moments of consciousness were spent watching tennis, a fitting end...

4 years 4 months ago

Volcanic ash delays wounded troop flights

The Pentagon says that medical evacuation flights out of Afghanistan are taking eight hours longer because of the cloud of volcanic ash hanging over Europe. Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said Monday that the military is using the Navy's Rota Air Base in Spain, instead of Ramstein Air Base in...

4 years 5 months ago

US Apple iPad sales to begin April 3

Apple says its much-anticipated iPad tablet will hit U.S. store shelves on April 3. Apple had originally said the device would be released worldwide in March. Apple Inc. said Friday the Wi-Fi models will go on sale first. iPads that can connect to Wi-Fi as well as 3G cellular...

4 years 10 months ago

Rio de Janiero wins 2016 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has selected Rio de Janiero to host the 2016 Summer Olympics. Chicago was eliminated in the first ballot of voting for the 2016 Olympics on Friday, a stunning defeat for the city that was expected to be one of the two finalists. Not even the...

4 years 11 months ago

Europe fails to agree on bluefin tuna ban

A sharply divided European Union failed Tuesday to protect the threatened bluefin tuna, as the bloc's Mediterranean nations refused to back even a temporary a ban on catching the fish prized by sushi aficionados. The EU's executive commission urged EU governments to agree to a temporary ban until the...

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