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Watching the Euro 2012 finals in Barcelona

Juliana Tamayo shares her experiences of watching this year's EuroCup as a football-loving foreigner currently working in Barcelona more »

Jul 11, 2012 12:42 PM Team Talk - sports blog 1 Comments

Last year's Spanish Grand Prix at the Montmeló track

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Maldonado claims famous Spanish grand prix victory

Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado secured a famous first career win to seal Williams' first victory in eight years more »

May 14, 2012 4:20 PM Team Talk - sports blog

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Nadal ousts Ferrer to claim record-breaking seventh Barcelona title

Rafael Nadal produced an outstanding performance to defeat Spanish compatriot David Ferrer in Sunday's final more »

Apr 30, 2012 6:29 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Nadal and Ferrer to battle it out once again

Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer will contest the Barcelona Open title for the fourth time in five years more »

Apr 29, 2012 2:36 PM Team Talk - sports blog

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No more Pep talks - Guardiola to step down as Barcelona manager

In today's press conference, Pep Guardiola announced his intentions to leave Barcelona at the end of the season, citing the need to "recharge his batteries." Assistant manager, Tito Vilanova will succeed his tenure. more »

Apr 27, 2012 4:59 PM Team Talk - sports blog 1 Comments

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Round 3

Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and David Ferrer all secured straight-set victories to advance to today's quarter-finals more »

Apr 27, 2012 10:55 AM Team Talk - sports blog

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Round 2

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray both secured victories in the second round of the Godo. Six other Spanish players will appear in the round of 16. more »

Apr 26, 2012 11:52 AM Team Talk - sports blog

Barcelona crash out of Europe as Chelsea stage heroic comeback

Barcelona were eliminated from the Champions League semi-final stage last night as 10-man Chelsea recovered from 2-0 down to snatch dramatic 2-2 draw with Lionel Messi missing a vital second-half penalty more »

Apr 26, 2012 11:27 AM Team Talk - sports blog

Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Round 1

The 60th edition of the Barcelona Open is underway. Can Rafael Nadal claim a seventh title in eight years or will Andy Murray win his first Trofeo Conde de Godo? Game on... more »

Apr 24, 2012 1:54 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Real Madrid close in on La Liga title after Camp Nou victory

Goals from Sami Khedira and Cristiano Ronaldo either side of an Alexis Sanchez equaliser condemned Barcelona to a 2-1 home defeat to their arch-rivals, opening up a seven point gap with four games to play more »

Apr 22, 2012 9:53 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Barcelona feeling the blues as Chelsea claim invaluable first-leg victory

Despite dominating the game, Pep Guardiola's side suffered a 1-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge to put their Champions League final hopes in jeopardy more »

Apr 19, 2012 11:01 PM Team Talk - sports blog

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Making a Messi of the record books

An eighth hatrick of the season for Lionel Messi against Granada took him above Cesar Rodriguez in Barcelona's all-time goalscoring charts with an astounding 234 goals in under eight seasons with the club more »

Mar 21, 2012 5:58 PM Team Talk - sports blog 1 Comments

Sevilla silenced as Barcelona claim all three points with gritty win

Two goals from Xavi and Lionel Messi give Barcelona an important victory away at Sevilla more »

Mar 19, 2012 5:29 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Messi on fire as Barcelona thump Valencia 5-1

Lionel Messi scored four goals and set up another as Barcelona thrashed third-place Valencia 5-1 at the Camp Nou more »

Feb 20, 2012 4:33 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Champions League Roundup: Leverkusen hit by South American combo as Barcelona secure terrific away win

Two goals from Alexis Sanchez and a late volley from Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona to an impressive 3-1 win away at Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League last 16 more »

Feb 16, 2012 6:47 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Guardiola's gamble backfires as Barcelona suffer second league defeat

Barcelona's title hopes took a severe blow as they were defeated 3-2 by an impressive Osasuna outfit at the Estadio Reyno de Navarra more »

Feb 13, 2012 9:12 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Fabregas and Xavi fire Barcelona into cup final

Barcelona defeated Valencia 2-0 at the Camp Nou to set up a Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao more »

Feb 9, 2012 9:13 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Barcelona hold off spirited Madrid comeback to proceed to the semi-finals

Barcelona advanced to the final four of the Copa del Rey after a hard-fought 2-2 draw against Real Madrid to prevent one of the biggest comebacks in El Clásico history more »

Jan 26, 2012 4:39 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Messi magic crushes Malaga

A sublime hat-trick from Lionel Messi spurred Barcelona on to an impressive 4-1 victory away at Málaga more »

Jan 24, 2012 6:35 PM Team Talk - sports blog

Unlikely goalscorers claim valuable victory for Barcelona in the Bernabeu

Goals from Carles Puyol and Eric Abidal give Barcelona the upper hand in the Copa del Rey as Guardiola's team emerge 2-1 winners against Real Madrid more »

Jan 19, 2012 10:11 PM Team Talk - sports blog

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Barcelona is blessed with one of the greatest football teams of all time in FC Barcelona. But the sporting scene doesn't end there. Football, basketball, tennis, handball, athletics, golf, running, the list goes on. If it's sport-related and happening in Barcelona, you'll read all about it thanks to our sports blogger, Christopher Murphy

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