Diario AS

Type Daily sports newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) PRISA
Founder(s) Luis Montiel Balanzat
Publisher Ignacio Díez
Editor Alfredo Relaño
Founded 6 December 1967 (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.
  2. "Specialised and local press" (Annual report). Grupo PRISA. 2002. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  3. "Printed Media Group (GMI)" (Annual report). Grupo PRISA. 2003. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  4. Figures covering January to December 2006. Oficina de Justificación de la Difusión. Retrieved 26 April 2007.

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