February 4, 2013 |
VALENCIA, Spain - A 2009 snapshot shows the president of Spain's Valencia region cruising along in a $200,000 Ferrari. It was Francisco Camps' victory lap, after presiding over the Formula One European Grand Prix and the America's Cup yacht race. Valencia was dubbed the "California of Spain" for its gorgeous coastline, modern architecture and mind-set. Construction of upscale homes and resorts was booming. Four years later, that Ferrari photo has become an embarrassing reminder of Valencia's heady growth years - and how much has gone awry since then.
April 24, 2013
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July 1, 2007
A crew member for Emirates Team New Zealand is pretty much on his own during the fifth race of the America's Cup finals Friday off Valencia, Spain. The Kiwis lost the race to defender Alinghi of Switzerland.
August 31, 1992 |
Ingrid Haringa of the Netherlands defended her world championship in the women's 30-kilometer points race on the first day of the weeklong World Cycling Championships at Valencia, Spain.
February 25, 1991
Spanish rider Melchor Mauri won the 49th Tour of Valencia, Spain, cycling race, a 578-mile, six-stage event, with a time of 23:56:14.
May 29, 2013 |
The Galaxy and Real Madrid are among four teams that will play in a doubleheader Aug. 3 at Dodger Stadium as part of a new international soccer tournament, officials confirmed Wednesday. Juventus of Italy and Everton FC of England also will participate in the first soccer matches ever held at the 51-year-old stadium. The games are part of the inaugural Guinness International Champions Cup, an eight-team tournament overall that mostly will be played in the United States. In the first round Aug. 1, the Galaxy will play Real Madrid in Phoenix and Juventus will play Everton in San Francisco.