Nato Summit: Everything you need to know about meeting in Madrid

B oris Johnson and leaders of other Nato countries are meeting in the Spanish capital of Madrid on Tuesday for a two day summit billed as “pivotal” to the future of the West’s Transatlantic defense alliance. The summit is taking place against the backdrop of Vladimir Putin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine – a conflict which … Read more

Benzema still reigns in Madrid after spoiling Mbappé party

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — There was a time when Karim Benzema was jeered by Real Madrid fans for not tapping all his talent, for not scoring enough goals, for not rising to the challenge. Even though he had quieted most of his critics in recent years, nobody can ever again doubt the France striker after … Read more

Tchouaméni says he picked Madrid despite talking with Mbappé

MADRID (AP) — Aurélien Tchouaméni said nothing steered him away from fulfilling his dream of playing for Real Madrid. Not even a chat with Kylian Mbappe. The promising France midfielder made his move to Madrid official on Tuesday, saying he had no doubts about where he wanted to play despite having offers from other clubs … Read more

Tchouaméni says he picked Madrid despite talking with Mbappé

MADRID (AP) — Aurélien Tchouaméni said nothing steered him away from fulfilling his dream of playing for Real Madrid. Not even a chat with Kylian Mbappe. The promising France midfielder made his move to Madrid official on Tuesday, saying he had no doubts about where he wanted to play despite having offers from other clubs … Read more

Benzema brace as Madrid beats Bilbao 2-1 in virus-hit game

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Karim Benzema scored two quick goals to lead Real Madrid to a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday in a Spanish league game missing several players because of coronavirus infections. Defending champion Atlético Madrid slumped to a fourth consecutive league defeat after losing 2-1 at Granada, extending its worst run … Read more

Gareth Bale bids farewell to Real Madrid, honored by queen

MADRID (AP) – Gareth Bale bid farewell to Real Madrid and earned another honor on Wednesday – this time from Queen Elizabeth II. The five-time Champions League winner, whose Madrid contract expires this month after nine years, was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire, or MBE, in the Queen’s Birthday Honors … Read more