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Portu celebrates scoring Girona's second goal during the team's win over Barcelona on Saturday.
May 5, 2024
Real Madrid secures La Liga title after Girona thrashes Barcelona
A brace from substitute Portu helped surprise package Girona humble its Catalan rivals for the second time this season.
Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe celebrates after the club ousted Barcelona from the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday.
Apr 17, 2024
PSG exorcise old ghosts as Mbappe keeps Champions League dream alive
Another disappointing exit looked possible for the Qatar-owned club, which had gone out in the last 16 in five of the previous seven seasons.
Barcelona's Raphinha celebrates after his goal against PSG during the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal in Paris on Wednesday.
Apr 11, 2024
Xavi says win over PSG proves Barca can still compete with Europe's best clubs
Barcelona is appearing in the last eight of the Champions League for the first time since 2020.
Rafael Nadal, seen during an event in April 2021, is hoping to make his return to tennis at next week's Barcelona Open.
Apr 11, 2024
Rafael Nadal hoping to make return to court at Barcelona Open
The record 14-time French Open winner missed virtually all of the 2023 season through injury and has only played at the Brisbane International this season.
Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto celebrates after Robert Lewandowski (background) scored during the team's last-16 Champions League match against Napoli on Tuesday.
Mar 13, 2024
Barcelona into Champions League last eight with 3-1 win over Napoli
In a highly entertaining affair at Montjuic Stadium, Barca pressed high early on, giving Napoli little time to settle.
Stefano Domenicali, CEO of Formula One, during a news conference in Madrid on Tuesday.
MORE SPORTS / Auto Racing
Jan 24, 2024
Madrid to host Spanish GP from 2026; Barcelona's future uncertain
The Barcelona circuit's contract expires after the 2026 race but F1 chief Stefano Domenicali suggested the Barcelona track could remain on the calendar beyond then.
Real Madrid celebrates after winning the Spanish Super Cup final in Riyadh on Sunday.
Jan 15, 2024
Vinicius hat-trick as Real Madrid thrash Barcelona to win Spanish Super Cup
Vinicius Junior struck a first-half hat trick to fire Real Madrid to Spanish Super Cup glory.
Jan 8, 2024
Barcelona edge brave Barbastro to reach Copa del Rey last 16
The record 31-time winners took a two-goal lead through Fermin Lopez and Raphinha, before Adria de Mesa pulled one back for the hosts.
Barcelona players celebrate Ronald Araujo scoring the side's winning goal against Real Sociedad on Saturday in San Sebastian, Spain.
Nov 6, 2023
Inconsistent Barca target early Champions League progress
The Spanish champions can guarantee progress with a fourth consecutive victory in Group H.
Japan Times
Jun 8, 2023
Soccer great Lionel Messi chooses Miami as next destination
'After winning the World Cup and not being able to go to Barca, it was time to go to the U.S. league to experience football in a different way and enjoy the day-to-day,' Messi said.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League / From the Spot
Jun 7, 2023
Andres Iniesta's Japan journey approaches end with farcical farewell
Though he intends to continue playing, the Spanish midfielder was given a sendoff worthy of retirement as Vissel Kobe took on jet-lagged Barcelona in a rain-soaked friendly on Tuesday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
Jun 6, 2023
Barcelona beats Vissel Kobe in Andres Iniesta's Tokyo swansong
The 39-year-old, who has said he intends to continue his playing career, started on the pitch for Vissel and lasted until the 81st minute.
Japan Times
May 21, 2023
Bobby’s Free pop-up mixes fresh Barcelonian and Prohibition creations
Open through July 10, this Catalan watering hole spices up Ichigaya nights.
Japan Times
May 15, 2023
Barcelona beats Espanyol to clinch La Liga crown
Barcelona claimed its 27th La Liga title and its first in four years after two first-half goals from Robert Lewandowski sparked a comfortable 4-2 victory over Espanyol on Sunday.
Japan Times
SOCCER / J. League
May 10, 2023
Vissel Kobe to play Barcelona in June friendly
Vissel's second-round Emperor's Cup game, originally scheduled for June 7, has been postponed until June 14 to accommodate the rare midseason friendly.
Japan Times
Apr 25, 2023
Barcelona closes $1.6 billion deal to finance stadium revamp
The announcement comes 24 days after the previous deadline to reach a deal, March 31, elapsed.
Japan Times
Feb 24, 2023
Erik Ten Hag confident Manchester United can 'beat anyone' after taking down Barcelona in Europa League
Manchester United should fear no one in its quest to win four trophies, manager Erik Ten Hag proclaimed after beating Barcelona 2-1 on Thursday to progress to the last 16 of the Europa League 4-3 on aggregate.
Japan Times
Feb 1, 2023
Barcelona goes to court to keep a star player on its roster
With the Spanish league unequivocal in its refusal to bend regulations to allow Barcelona to register any more players, the club’s board took its plea to the local court.
Japan Times
Dec 28, 2022
Pressure rising as Barcelona must cope without Robert Lewandowski in Catalan
The Polish striker is the division's top scorer but is suspended for three league games after being sent off in Barcelona's final match before the World Cup.
Japan Times
Oct 20, 2022
Warriors following Barcelona's 'tika-taka' soccer blueprint to find success in NBA
Warriors guard Klay Thompson said that having a player open and keeping the ball moving are aspects they picked up from Barcelona.


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