Everything you need to know about Juan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Juan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Madrid, May 20 (IANS) The departure of Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho appeared to move a step closer when Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed he had asked to leave the French champions.
Rome, May 17 (IANS) Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic brushed aside their opponents to reach the quarter-finals while Rafael Nadal was made to sweat before reaching the final eight of the Rome Masters here.
San Juan, May 17 (IANS/EFE) The $265 million Puerto Rico's heavily indebted state-owned water and sewer authority is trying to collect from customers includes $30,000 due from La Fortaleza, the official residence of the island's governor.
Miami, May 17 (IANS/EFE) Singer-songwriter Juan Luis Guerra, a veteran of 29 years in the music industry, calls joy the key to his success and says "the best is yet to come".
Sao Paulo, May 16 (IANS) A stunning Juan Roman Riquelme strike sent Boca Juniors into the Copa Libertadores football quarterfinals and eliminated reigning champions Corinthians courtesy a 2-1 aggregate score.
San Juan, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's ex-Miss Universe Denise Quiñones announced her return as a singer with performances May 30-31.
Madrid, May 15 (IANS) Spanish basketball star Pau Gasol confirmed Wednesday that he will not be able to form part of the Spanish squad which will defend its European title in Slovenia this September.
London, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side CSKA Moscow recovered some pride by beating Barcelona of Spain 74-73 to take third place at Euroleague basketball's Final Four here.
Milan, May 13 (IANS) AC Milan were held to a scoreless draw at home by Roma in a game marred by racism.
Rio de Janeiro, May 12 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan has lambasted former club Inter Milan, claiming he was made to feel like an outcast by the Italian Serie A outfit.
San Juan, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Yandel, one-half of the Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Wisin & Yandel, was back home Friday after being released from a hospital in Orlando, Florida, where he was treated for kidney stones, his agent told EFE.
Apiay (Colombia), May 11 (IANS/EFE) Colombian authorities presented the country's first domestically produced flight simulator for training operators of unmanned drones.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna advanced to the quarterfinals of the Madrid Open here with a hard fought three-set victory while Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Jurgen Melzer lost their match and bowed out in the pre-quarters.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS/EFE) Actor Alfredo Landa, one of the best-known faces in Spanish film and the creator of a genre known as "landismo", died Thursday in Madrid, sources at the Spanish Film Academy told EFE. He was 80.
Managua, May 10 (IANS/EFE) UNESCO director-general Irina Bokova inspected two of the three biosphere reserves in Nicaragua to get a firsthand look at their condition, first lady Rosario Murillo said.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS/EFE) The drummer for the popular 1980s band Ole-Ole, Juan Tarodo, has died of leukemia, Spain's SGAE composers and music publishers association said Thursday. He was 52.
London, May 9 (IANS) Germany's Thomas Bach is likely to announce his candidature for president of International Olympic Committee to succeed Jacques Rogge.
Madrid, May 8 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic was knocked out in the second round of the Madrid Masters after a 6-7 (6), 7-6 (8), 3-6 defeat to Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in a match lasting three hours and five minutes.
Madrid, May 7 (IANS) A Spanish court Tuesday suspended charges against Princess Cristina over her links to a corruption case involving her husband, reported Xinhua.
London, May 6 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspurs manager Andre Villas-Boas has denied that Spurs is a one-man team, following winger Gareth Bale's eight winning goals this season.
Manchester, May 6 (IANS) Juan Mata's deflected shot gave Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Manchester United which moved the third-placed Blues closer to the Champions League qualification.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) president Akhilesh Das Gupta congratulated P.V. Sindhu for clinching her maiden Grand Prix Gold title at the $120,000 Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur Saturday.
Kuala Lumpur, May 4 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu lived up to her top billing by winning her maiden Grand Prix Gold title beating Singaporean fifth seed Juan Gu in the women's singles final of the $120,000 Malaysia Open badminton here Saturday.
Kuala Lumpur, May 4 (IANS) Top seed P.V. Sindhu won her maiden tier three tournament as she beat Juan Gu of Singapore in the final of the $120,000 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold Saturday.
Berlin, May 4 (IANS) Julian Draxler's late winner against wasteful Monchengladbach gave Schalke a 1-0 win and also helped them tighten UEFA Champions League play-off spot in the opener of the 32nd round in the German Bundesliga football.
San Juan, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Chinese company Jiangsu Sainty will build a research center in Puerto Rico that will study new ways to use the sun's rays to generate electricity.
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (IANS) Top seed P.V. Sindhu of India stormed into the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold final defeating Thailand's Sapsiree Taerattanachai at the Juara Indoor Stadium here Friday.
Rio de Janeiro, May 3 (IANS) Corinthians will need an early goal if they are to overturn a 0-1 deficit against Boca Juniors in their Copa Libertadores Round of 16 second leg May 15, said Brazilian football striker Alexandre Pato.
La Paz, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Bolivia has earned more than $16 billion from the energy industry since President Evo Morales nationalized the sector in 2006, officials said.
Bogota, May 3 (IANS/EFE) The Bogota International Book Fair, whose guest of honour was Portugal this year, drew 18,000 more visitors than the 2012 edition, with total visitors hitting 433,000, organizers said.
London, May 2 (ANI): Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has pledged that he will spill out all well-kept secrets of the club, following his last chance of staying on with the club.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) in a communication on Thursday urged the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Prof. Juan Mandez and UN Special Rapporteur on Extra-Judicial Executions, Prof. Christop Heyns to intervene with the Government of Pakistan to ensure a credible inquiry for establishing justice into the murder of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in the custody of the Government of Pakistan.
Buenos Aires, April 30 (IANS) Former Argentina international midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme is set to return from injury for Boca Juniors' Copa Libertadores round of 16 first leg against Corinthians Wednesday.
Rio de Janeiro, April 30 (IANS) Gremio coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has been suspended for six matches for his part in a wild brawl after a Copa Libertadores football fixture earlier this month.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): Computer scientists have developed a new app which can help people, who habitually text while walking in public, to navigate through oncoming traffic.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): With the new Smart PJ, the task of reading bedtime stories to your kids could become much simpler and easier.
Tokyo, Apr. 24 (ANI): A United Nations nuclear watchdog team has said that Japan may need longer than the projected 40 years to decommission the Fukushima power plant, and urged Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) to improve stability at the facility.
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Chinese vice premier Liu Yandong met with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge here.
Rome, April 22 (IANS) Juventus held off AC Milan 1-0 at home to move within four points of their second consecutive Italian Serie A title.
Culiacan (Mexico), April 22 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of six men were found inside an SUV near the industrial zone in Ahome, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police said.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): A group of players from Premier League sides Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have been nominated for the 2012-13 Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year. ccording to the Independent, Gareth Bale (Tottenham), Michael Carrick and Robin van Persie (Manchester United), Juan Mata and Eden Hazard (Chelsea) and Luis Suarez (Liverpool) have been nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award.
New York, Apr 19 (ANI): US website Ashley Madison has apologized to Queen Sophia of Spain for using her picture in an advert without permission.
Zurich, April 18 (IANS/EFE) A new focus on exports - now 30 percent of Spain's GDP - as opposed to construction is crucial to the turnaround underway in the country's economic cycle, the executive director of Spain's Business Council for Competitiveness, or CEC, said Wednesday in Switzerland.
Monte Carlo, April 17 (IANS) Belgian tennis player Grigor Dimitrov caused an upset at the Monte Carlo Masters here by beating eighth seeded Serbian Janko Tipsarevic in straight sets.
Miami, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Singer-songwriter Alejandro Sanz will be joined by Cuban trumpet and piano player Arturo Sandoval at his May 1 concert in the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, the Spanish artist announced via Twitter.
Houston, April 14 (IANS) Top seed Nicolas Almagro of Spain beat Rhyne Williams of the US 6-2, 6-1 to seal a berth in the final of the ATP US Clay Court tennis championships here.
Madrid, April 14 (IANS) Although FC Barcelona and Real Madrid were off for the day in Spain's La Liga, there was plenty of action and plenty of goals in the games that were played Saturday.
San Juan, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican actor Jorge Alberti was admitted to a hospital Friday to undergo emergency surgery for a possible hernia, his agent said in a press release.
New York, Apr. 12 (ANI): Spanish band Mei Ming is under fire for including an explicit sex scene in the music video of their song 'Take Me As I Am.'
Monteria (Colombia), April 11 (IANS/EFE) President Juan Manuel Santos travelled to the northern province of Cordoba Wednesday to preside over the restoration of lands taken away from 60 peasant families by the founders of Colombia's murderous AUC militia movement.
Santiago, April 11 (IANS/EFE) Citing unresolved environmental issues, a Chilean court ordered a complete halt to work on the Chile portion of Barrick Gold's Pascua Lama mining project, which extends across the Andes into neighbouring Argentina.
Zaragoza (Spain), April 10 (IANS/EFE) An April 4-7 simulation of a manned mission to Mars provided the opportunity for successful tests of some of the technology needed for such an ambitious undertaking, Spanish scientists said.
Madrid, April 6 (IANS) Manuel Llorente resigned as president of Spanish La Liga football club Valencia after almost four years in charge.
Buenos Aires, April 6 (IANS) Juan Monaco defeated Gilles Simon 7-6 (2), 6-2, 6-4 to leave the Argentina-France tied at 1-1 after the first two singles in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
Miami, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Spanish adventurer Alvaro de Marichalar arrived Wednesday in St. Augustine, Florida, after a 14-day solo journey on board his jet ski retracing the route explorer Juan Ponce de Leon took when he set sail and discovered Florida 500 years ago.
San Juan, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Four people were killed and another wounded in a gunfight on a highway, Puerto Rican police said.
New York, April 3 (ANI): Jay-Z, who has set up his own sports agency 'Roc Nation Sports', a full-service sports management company, has registered Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano as its very first client.
San Juan, April 3 (IANS/EFE) The head of finance at the University of Puerto Rico resigned after a scammer bilked the institution out of $150,000, UPR President Miguel Munoz said.
Havana, April 3 (IANS/EFE) The Cuban band Los Van Van, idol of the island's dancers who regard it as "the salsa train", will give its songs a symphonic sound for the first time, media reports said.
Vatican City, March 29 (IANS/EFE) Pope Francis I went to Rome's Casal del Marmo juvenile detention center Thursday to share the Mass of the Lord's Supper with the inmates and during which he washed the feet of 12 teenagers housed there.
La Paz (Bolivia), March 28 (IANS) Bolivian President Evo Morales and Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) will officially launch the 2014 Dakar Rally April 16 here to highlight the tourist potential the South American country offers, Bolivia's presidency minister Juan Ramon Quintana said.
Miami (Florida), March 23 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his partner from Bahamas Daniel Nestor have defeated French pair Richard Gasquet and Eduardo Roger-Vasselin 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the men's doubles first round at the ATP World Tour Miami Masters here.
San Juan, March 22 (IANS/EFE) Miss Universe 2006, Puerto Rico's Zuleyka Rivera, has announced that she will participate in the new soap opera "Cosita linda", which will begin filming in May in Miami.
Mapusa, March 20 (IANS) Nine-man Salgaocar succumbed to repeated attacks from Sporting Clube de Goa and went down 1-3 in a rescheduled 12th round I-League football clash at the Duler Stadium here Wednesday.
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Argentinian tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro has claimed that British star Andy Murray can become the World No. 1 at the Wimbledon.
San Juan, March 20 (IANS/EFE) After a two-year battle against cancer, Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Draco Rosa launched Tuesday his new album "Vida" (Life) on which he teams up with 16 artists including Ricky Martin, Shakira and Alejandro Sanz.
San Juan, March 20 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rico's unemployment rate came in at 14.6 percent in January, 0.7 percentage points lower than in the same month of 2012, Labor Secretary Vance Thomas said.
New York, Mar. 19 (ANI): Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who crossed Niagara Falls on just a 2-inch-thick cable last year, has announced that he will walk across the Grand Canyon on June 23, and this time, he won't be wearing a safety harness.
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Former tennis world No. 1 Rafael Nadal, who beat Juan Martin del Potro to lift the Indian Wells title Sunday, will not feature in the Miami Masters which starts later in the week, organisers said.
London, Mar 17 (ANI): British tennis star Andy Murray has said that says he is willing to sacrifice success over the next few weeks if it led him to perform well at the Wimbledon this summer.
Montevideo (Uruguay), March 15 (IANS) Uruguay's national football team coach Oscar Tabarez unveiled the squad of 26 players that will take part in qualification matches against Paraguay and Chile in the lead up to the 2014 Brazil World Cup.
Rio de Janeiro, March 15 (IANS) Former Argentine midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme converted a first-half penalty as 10-man Boca Juniors moved into second place in their Copa Libertadores group with 1-0 away victory over Nacional.
Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Argentine director Juan Diego Solanas, whose visually stunning, $60 million science-fiction romance "Upside Down" is set to premiere in US theaters, said the film was an exhausting "odyssey" whose cost spiralled to double the original budget.
Mexico City, March 15 (IANS/EFE) US firm Proximo Spirits will begin distributing Jose Cuervo brand tequilas in the US, replacing Britain's Diageo, Mexico's Casa Cuervo S.A. said in a statement.
Bogota, March 13 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that the Andean nation's largest guerrilla group, the FARC, now has fewer than 8,000 fighters.
La Paz, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian state-owned energy company YPFB signed a contract with Sener Ingenieria y Sistemas SA and Ros Roca Indox Cryo Energy for the design and construction of a natural gas liquefaction plant.
Quito, March 9 (IANS) Ecuador's Colombian coach Reinaldo Rueda called up 23 players for a World Cup qualifier against Paraguay here March 26.
San Juan, March 9 (IANS/EFE) The Puerto Rico unit of Baxter International Inc. plans to eliminate 400 jobs at its pharmaceutical production facility in Aibonito, the town's mayor said Friday.
San Juan, March 9 (IANS/EFE) St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is on his way to becoming an entrepreneur in the music world after starting a record label, Molina Records, soon to launch the first solo disc by Venezuelan rapper Oma 206.
Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) Ronaldinho struck once and and set up another as Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro defeated Bolivia's The Strongest 2-1 to stay top of Group 3 in the Copa Libertadores football tournament.
Mexico City, March 8 (IANS/EFE) A five-year-old boy saved his two-year-old and six-month-old brothers when a fire broke out at their family's house in Hermosillo, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Sonora, the fire department said.
Mexico City, March 7 (IANS/EFE) Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez described himself as "very happy" on his 86th birthday, which he celebrated Wednesday at his home in this capital in the company of family and friends.
Paris, March 6 (IANS/EFE) An exhibition opening later this week at the Louvre, the world's most-visited art museum, will showcase Mexican art.
San Juan, March 6 (IANS/EFE) Reggaeton sensation Daddy Yankee is recovering satisfactorily from a surgery he underwent Tuesday in Puerto Rico, according to a communique released by his agent.
This year's Nobel Peace Prize nominees include 209 individuals and 50 organizations taking the total to 259 nominees.
San Juan, March 4 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican boxer Hector "El Flaco" Sanchez was shot multiple times and killed Sunday in San Juan in an incident in which three other men also died, the third such massacre so far this year on the Caribbean island.
Madrid, March 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Spain have held discussions over relations between the two countries.
Medellin (Colombia), Mar 2 (IANS/EFE) This metropolis in northwestern Colombia was named Friday as the winner of the Innovative City of the Year competition, beating out New York and Tel Aviv.
Vina del Mar (Chile), Ma Mar 1 (IANS/EFE) The Puerto Rican reggaeton duo of Wisin & Yandel denied here that their lyrics are offensive to women, an assessment made by the Cuban government in barring the group's songs from being played on radio and television.
Dubai, Feb 27 (IANS) Juan Martin Del Potro ended Somdev Devvarman's spirited challenge in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship here Wednesday beating the Indian 6-4, 6-4 in the second round.
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Irina Shayk's new ad for a shoe company sees the Sports Illustrated model strip down to her underwear.
San Juan, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican boxer Enrique "Kikin" Collazo was arrested after he allegedly pushed his pregnant ex-wife during an argument, media outlets said Tuesday.
Dubai, Feb 26 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman beat Russian Igor Kunitsyn for the first time in four meetings when he easily won his first round at the Dubai Duty Free tennis championships in straight sets 6-1, 6-4 here Monday night.
Bogota, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said that if peace talks with the FARC make no progress, "we're getting up from the negotiating table", adding that the guerrillas will not get the truce they are asking for.
Madrid, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) Spain's King Juan Carlos has not considered for one moment the possibility of abdicating nor plans to do so, officials at the royal palace told EFE.
San Juan, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) The Puerto Rican House of Representatives has approved a bill to put an end to the per diem lawmakers receive during sessions in addition to their annual salaries of $73,775.
Madrid, Feb 19 (IANS/EFE) "Blancanieves", a silent movie shot in black-and-white, took Best Film honours at the Goya awards, Spain's equivalent to the Oscars.
Madrid, Feb 18 (IANS) Abel Resino will replace Paco Herrera as the coach of struggling Spanish La Liga football club Celta Vigo.
The Hague, Feb 18 (IANS) Juan Martin Del Potro won the 40th edition of the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam defeating Frenchman Julien Benneteau 7-6(2), 6-3 in the final.
Buenos Aires, Feb 18 (IANS) Boca Juniors drew goalless with Club Atletico Tigre in their second match of the Argentina football league.