A policeman has died after street fights broke out between officers and rival football fans outside a Spanish stadium. Police in riot gear faced off against hundreds of fans outside the San Mames Stadium in Bilbao before a Europa League match on Thursday night between hosts Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow.
Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde said the Spanish giants deservedly reached the Copa del Rey final after getting past Valencia.
Roger Federer, the ageless immortal, further secured his place atop tennis’s mountaintop on Sunday morning with his 20th major win, a victory at the Australian Open over Marin Cilic that started easy, turned into a dogfight, and ended in relentless, crushing triumph. The final score: 6-2, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.