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CAS upholds Suarez’s 4-month playing ban

This is a Thursday, June 19, 2014 file photo of Uruguay's Luis Suarez as he celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group D World Cup soccer match between Uruguay and England at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. AP

The Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld Luis Suarez’s four-month ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup, but cleared him Thursday to train with Barcelona.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Barcelona accepts Luis Suarez ‘imperfections’

Uruguay's Luis Suarez. AP FILE PHOTO

Barcelona will accept Luis Suarez with his “imperfections” and believes he will play a positive role despite his notorious World Cup bite, a top club official said Wednesday.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Barcelona signs Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo

Chile's goalkeeper Claudio Bravo celebrates his team's 3-1 victory over Australia during the group B World Cup soccer match between Chile and Australia in the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Brazil, Friday, June 13, 2014. AP

Barcelona says it will sign Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to a four-year contract after reaching a transfer agreement with Real Sociedad.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Barcelona’s winning era comes to an end

Barcelona's Adriano Correia, from Brazil, left, heads the ball challenged by Atletico's Raul Garcia during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, May 17, 2014. AP

There was no denying that something bigger than Barcelona’s Spanish league title defense came to an end on Saturday.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova dies at 45

In this April 30, 2013 file photo, FC Barcelona's coach Tito Vilanova attends a press conference at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi, Spain. FC Barcelona announced on their web page Friday April 25, 2014 that Vilanova has died after a long battle against cancer. He previously stepped down as coach when he became seriously ill and was unable to continue. AP

Tito Vilanova, the coach who succeeded Pep Guardiola at Barcelona and won the Spanish league title in his only season in charge, died Friday following a long battle with throat cancer. He was 45.

Posted: April 26th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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