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July 31, 1992 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, The Times
Olympic dope testers play no favorites. Prince Felipe de Borbon, Olympic yachtsman and 24-year-old heir to the Spanish throne, came in off the water the other day to discover that he had been chosen at random for testing. With the prince a crewman on a Soling class boat for Spain, the sailing races have become the center of interest for Spain's royal family. Queen Sofia has been in town all week with Princesses Cristina and Elena.
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October 5, 1997 | From Reuters
Princess Cristina of Spain married Olympic handball star Inaki Urdangarin on Saturday in a glittering ceremony at a Gothic cathedral that was witnessed by royalty and a worldwide television audience of more than 1 billion. The marriage of Urdangarin, 29, and Cristina, 32, the younger daughter of King Juan Carlos I, was carefully orchestrated to show off the position that the monarchy has carved out for itself in Spain, where the royals are widely admired for their modest, down-to-earth style.
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January 31, 1989
Prince Alfonso de Bourbon of Spain, a cousin of King Juan Carlos and member of the international governing body of ski racing, was killed Monday when he skied into a cable stretched across the finish line of the men's downhill course at the World Alpine Ski Championships at Beaver Creek, Colo.
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March 19, 1995 | Times Wire Services
The Infanta Elena married a Castilian nobleman at the majestic Gothic cathedral here Saturday in a glittering spring ceremony accompanied by the music of Mozart and Handel and an overwhelming scent of orange blossoms. The 31-year-old Elena, eldest daughter of King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia, exchanged vows with Jaime de Marichalar y Saenz de Tejada, a banker eight months her junior.
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October 1, 1987 | PATT MORRISON, Times Staff Writer
More than two centuries after his royal ancestor created the city of Los Angeles on paper, the king of Spain came to his erstwhile empire in person Wednesday, praising Los Angeles as a "center of economy and culture worldwide."
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October 5, 1997 | From Reuters
Princess Cristina of Spain married Olympic handball star Inaki Urdangarin on Saturday in a glittering ceremony at a Gothic cathedral that was witnessed by royalty and a worldwide television audience of more than 1 billion. The marriage of Urdangarin, 29, and Cristina, 32, the younger daughter of King Juan Carlos I, was carefully orchestrated to show off the position that the monarchy has carved out for itself in Spain, where the royals are widely admired for their modest, down-to-earth style.
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October 2, 1987 | PATT MORRISON, Times Staff Writer
The king of Spain can mark up a pair of "firsts" from his Los Angeles stay: his first visit to a synagogue--and his first earthquake. The royal aplomb was shaken but not shattered by a little interruption called an earthquake, as a trembling arpeggio rippled the 30th-floor Century Plaza Hotel penthouse suite, where Juan Carlos I was reading, and his wife, Queen Sofia, was still in bed.
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March 19, 1995 | Times Wire Services
The Infanta Elena married a Castilian nobleman at the majestic Gothic cathedral here Saturday in a glittering spring ceremony accompanied by the music of Mozart and Handel and an overwhelming scent of orange blossoms. The 31-year-old Elena, eldest daughter of King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia, exchanged vows with Jaime de Marichalar y Saenz de Tejada, a banker eight months her junior.
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April 21, 1992 | JOHN POLLACK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As a jet pilot, law student, Olympic sailor and heir to the throne, 24-year-old Prince Felipe of Spain gets a lot of attention. He'd settle instead for a little respect. "Although I think people are pretty clear about the differences between my role and that of a rock star, I hope I show it in my daily work," Felipe told Spanish reporters.
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April 3, 2013 | By Lauren Frayer
MADRID -- A Spanish court Wednesday called the youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos to testify in a corruption case involving her husband, the first-ever legal summons for a direct descendant of the country's monarch. The 47-year-old princess, known as Infanta Cristina, is scheduled to appear at a court on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca on April 27. It is the same venue where her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, has testified twice before investigators looking into allegations that he and a former business partner embezzled at least $6.4 million in public funds through sports charities they ran. Neither Urdangarin, 45, nor the princess has been charged.
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July 31, 1992 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, The Times
Olympic dope testers play no favorites. Prince Felipe de Borbon, Olympic yachtsman and 24-year-old heir to the Spanish throne, came in off the water the other day to discover that he had been chosen at random for testing. With the prince a crewman on a Soling class boat for Spain, the sailing races have become the center of interest for Spain's royal family. Queen Sofia has been in town all week with Princesses Cristina and Elena.
NEWS
April 21, 1992 | JOHN POLLACK, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As a jet pilot, law student, Olympic sailor and heir to the throne, 24-year-old Prince Felipe of Spain gets a lot of attention. He'd settle instead for a little respect. "Although I think people are pretty clear about the differences between my role and that of a rock star, I hope I show it in my daily work," Felipe told Spanish reporters.
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January 31, 1989
Prince Alfonso de Bourbon of Spain, a cousin of King Juan Carlos and member of the international governing body of ski racing, was killed Monday when he skied into a cable stretched across the finish line of the men's downhill course at the World Alpine Ski Championships at Beaver Creek, Colo.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1987 | PATT MORRISON, Times Staff Writer
The king of Spain can mark up a pair of "firsts" from his Los Angeles stay: his first visit to a synagogue--and his first earthquake. The royal aplomb was shaken but not shattered by a little interruption called an earthquake, as a trembling arpeggio rippled the 30th-floor Century Plaza Hotel penthouse suite, where Juan Carlos I was reading, and his wife, Queen Sofia, was still in bed.
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October 1, 1987 | PATT MORRISON, Times Staff Writer
More than two centuries after his royal ancestor created the city of Los Angeles on paper, the king of Spain came to his erstwhile empire in person Wednesday, praising Los Angeles as a "center of economy and culture worldwide."
WORLD
February 8, 2014 | By Lauren Frayer
MADRID -- Testifying in the first-ever criminal proceeding against a member of Spain's royal family, the king's youngest daughter Saturday denied involvement in her husband's business dealings, lawyers said following the lengthy closed-door session. The princess, Infanta Cristina, and her husband, former Olympian-turned-businessman Iñaki Urdangarin, are under investigation for possible tax fraud and money-laundering. Their legal woes have sent the Spanish royal family's approval rating to all-time lows amid soaring unemployment and calls for 76-year-old King Juan Carlos to abdicate.
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July 11, 2010 | Grahame L. Jones, On Soccer
The boys from Barcelona did it, and it was the smallest of them who stood tallest at the end. Andres Iniesta, so pale he is the target of opponents' jokes, so frail he looks the exact opposite of a professional athlete, on Sunday scored the goal that won Spain the World Cup. In doing so, he earned undying fame for himself and also for six comrades-in-feet, each of whom celebrated with him in unrestrained joy long after the fireworks had...
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