28 July ~ On Sunday Alberto Contador won his third Tour de France, adding a Spanish cycling victory to Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon title and, of course, the country's first World Cup. Spain's footballers may yet claim another international trophy in the European Under-19 Championship final against hosts France on Friday evening. While the "audacious" penalty scored by Ezequiel Calvente in their final group game continues to be a YouTube hit, Spain yesterday outplayed England, in a match marked by several outstanding goals.

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