Sporting Gijon clinched Primera Division survival by beating Villarreal 2-0 in front of their raucous home supporters.
Midfielder Jony Rodriguez gave Abelardo Fernandez's side the lead against a depleted Villarreal side in the seventh minute with a fine volley, and Sergio Alvarez ensured their top-flight status a year after promotion with a 25-yard strike 11 minutes from time.
Sporting's destiny was out of their hands going into the final day of the season but Getafe's 2-1 defeat at Real Betis meant...
If Qatar's biggest football dream was to host the 2022 World Cup, then a close second is to qualify for the 2018 edition. And it could happen with the Qataris among the 12 countries in the final round, trying to take one of Asia's four automatic spots in Russia.
Finishing in the top two in a group containing South Korea, Iran, Uzbekistan, China and Syria will be difficult but not impossible for a team who easily won their group in the second round of qualification. National team coach Jose Daniel...
La Liga president Javier Tebas says that he sees Atletico Madrid as favourites to beat city rivals Real Madrid in this season's Champions League final, while Spanish club's European success shows that his league is the best in the world.
This year's decider offers Atletico a chance for revenge for the final two years ago in Lisbon, when they seemed set for a first ever European Cup, but Sergio Ramos equalised in the 93rd minute, and Madrid went on to win 4-1 in extra time for their Decima, or 10th trophy.