The Pamplona native has been capped 18 times at senior worldwide level by Spain. Chelsea won the game 1-0. The deal will keep the Spain worldwide at Stamford Bridge until 2020, with the extension coming on the eve of what is expected to be his 200th appearance for the Blues.
The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) had come under pressure to move the event from the 2014 Winter Olympics host city after last week's damning report by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren which implicated more than 1,000 Russian athletes in at least 30 sports in a state-sponsored doping program.
NOTES: The Lions played without two of their key offensive players. Detroit took it down the field on the winning drive with the aid of two Bears penalties. On the ground, Jordan Howard posted 117 yards and three touchdowns in 32 carries. Matthew Stafford ran for the winning touchdown in another close victory.
Zinedine Zidane's men have now surpassed Real's previous record mark of 34 games unbeaten from the 1988/89 season under Dutch coach Leo Beenhakker. On Saturday, he scored a 92nd minute header to give Madrid a thrilling 3-2 win against Deportivo la Coruna, reports Xinhua.
Rick Perry, reportedly a finalist to become secretary of energy, is scheduled to meet Monday in NY with President-elect Donald Trump, according to transition team spokesmen. Perry serves on the board of Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners, a pipeline company headed by Kelcy Warren, the finance chairman of his 2016 presidential campaign.
Ronaldo led Portugal to an Euro triumph this year and also lifted the Champions league trophy with his club, Real Madrid the same year. Following the end of its merged agreement with football's governing body FIFA, the 2016 Ballon d'Or award - now run exclusively by its founder France Football magazine - was decided by a vote of 173 journalists for the 30 nominated players.