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As campaigning begins on 5th December for regional elections in Catalonia that will shape Spain and affect the whole of Europe, Dominic Bliss looks at how independence for the region would impact on the Spanish sports economy. 

Owen Evans looked at what recently re-elected president Jordi Bartomeu needs to do to improve Brand Barca in the next six years.

Brazilian football player Neymar was cast in the lead role of this year’s World Cup before being cast in plaster following a back injury in the quarter-final. Owen Evans looks at whether the Barcelona superstar can now follow in David Beckham’s footsteps to commercial superstardom.

A record 31,555 fans attended Catalans Dragons' Super League match against the Wigan Warriors at the Nou Camp on Saturday

Frenkie de Jong's €75m ($85m) move from Ajax to Barcelona this summer came with the assistance of outfitter Nike. De Jong, a Dutch midfielder, is also personally sponsored by Nike.

Spanish second division club Reus has been banned from participating in Spanish professional football for three years and fined €250,000 ($286,000) for not paying players salaries for several months, r…

LaLiga's plan to stage January's Catalan derby between Girona and Barcelona FC in Miami has run into seemingly insurmountable opposition from authorities in the game