Diario AS

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Type Daily sports newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) PRISA
Founder(s) Luis Montiel Balanzat
Publisher Ignacio Díez
Editor Alfredo Relaño
Founded 6 December 1967; 51 years ago (1967-12-06)
Language Spanish
Headquarters Madrid
Circulation 214,654 (2006)
Sister newspapers El Pais
Cinco Días
Website www.as.com

Diario AS is a Spanish daily sports newspaper, concentrating particularly on football.


Diario AS is part of PRISA which also owns El Pais and Cinco Días.[1] The paper particularly covers news of the Madrid football teams: Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid and Rayo Vallecano. It competes directly with MARCA.

In addition to Madrid, the newspaper also has satellite bureaus in Barcelona, Bilbao, A Coruña, Seville, Valencia and Zaragoza.

In May 2012 the newspaper launched an English language sub-site, AS English, offering articles translated from the original Spanish by a dedicated team of native English-language speakers.

The circulation of Diario AS was 181,172 copies in 2001[2] and 176,892 copies in 2002.[3] It rose to 214,654 copies in 2006.[4]


  1. Enric Castelló; David Domingo (2005). "Spanish media facing new media: a challenge to journalists?". International Journal of Iberian Studies. 18 (3). Retrieved 3 December 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Specialised and local press" (Annual report). Grupo PRISA. 2002. Retrieved 10 August 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Printed Media Group (GMI)" (Annual report). Grupo PRISA. 2003. Retrieved 10 August 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Figures covering January to December 2006. Oficina de Justificación de la Difusión. Retrieved 26 April 2007.

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