• The Taxman Cometh: These Stars Tried But Failed to Avoid the IRS
The Taxman Cometh: These Stars Tried But Failed to Avoid the IRS

Prosecutors alleged that Ronaldo had defrauded the tax authorities of €1.4m in 2011, €1.7m in 2012, €3.2m in 2013 and €8.5m in 2014. Earlier Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was convicted of tax fraud for unpaid income from image rights a year ago, but he is not expected to serve prison time since it was his first offence.

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  • 4-Way Tie For 1st Place After 2 Rounds of US Open
4-Way Tie For 1st Place After 2 Rounds of US Open

The 23-year-old Californian, whose mother is Taiwanese and father is German and French, had a pair of birdies on the day and shot a one-over 73. "Not your typical U.S. "You just have to look forward", Scott said. "A little bit of rust", said the four-time major champion, who was playing for the first time after a six-week layoff he needed to nu...

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  • Prannoy's fight ends in agony in Indonesia Open
Prannoy's fight ends in agony in Indonesia Open

Indian fans will now pin their hopes on Srikanth, who will face Son Wan Ho in the other semi-final later on Saturday. The Japanese, a bundle of energy, showed better control over the shuttle to emerge victorious.Japan's Kazumasa Sakai celebrate after defeating India's H.S.

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  • Bradley Dredge: Welsh golfer two over after US Open first round
Bradley Dredge: Welsh golfer two over after US Open first round

None has ever won a major, and neither have the next 14 players behind them. Matsuyama and Reavie each shot a 7-under 65 in the second round of the U.S. The 11 misses mean he often sprayed drives into Erin Hills's tall fescue. A commercial blimp crashed to the ground and caught fire just outside the course Thursday, about the time the county ...

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  • Kohli: Don't think we need to change anything for final
Kohli: Don't think we need to change anything for final

Of course, the bowlers, especially Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah, and flashes of brilliant fielding have helped the team's cause, but there is no denying that the three batsmen have been outstanding, getting 80% of the runs in the four matches.

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  • Djokovic And Agassi A Match made In Heaven?
Djokovic And Agassi A Match made In Heaven?

Taking the match easily, the world No. 4 now faces Robin Haase in the next round. "At the start, I always feel happy about the victory". "For me, it's important to serve a little bit better than what I did today", Nadal said after advancing into the second round.

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  • England Cruise to 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Win over New Zealand
England Cruise to 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Win over New Zealand

Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia .

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  • Tee-off times, leaderboard - Willett 'backs out'
Tee-off times, leaderboard - Willett 'backs out'

Matsuyama and Reavie each shot a 7-under 65 in the second round of the U.S. Open . He shot 75 and missed the cut. "And I just unfortunately didn't execute". That doesn't sound all that impressive, right? Casey laid up in the rough, took two chops to get out of more rough behind the 14th green, and staggered away with a triple-bogey 8 that mi...

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  • Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out
Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out

Open . Aided by favourable morning conditions, the 28-year-old started on fire with three birdies in his first five holes and maintained that momentum to sign for a bogey-free seven-under-par 65. Open, was expected to add to that hard-man reputation. "I just struggled on the greens. I guess it's rare you get through a U.S. Open or any major witho...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo tells Real Madrid

Ronaldo signed a new five-year contract with Real Madrid in November, reports the Daily Telegraph , but is so incensed he now wants to walk away. Ronaldo only signed a new five-year contract in November 2016, but if he were to become available, it's hard to imagine United not inquiring, if only politely, after his services.

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  • Rory defiant despite early exit
Rory defiant despite early exit

Brooks Koepka , Tommy Fleetwood and Brian Harman were at 67, with Patrick Reed and Adam Hadwin in the group at 68. A 94-year-old spectator has died at the U.S. Tied with Fowler at six-under par are Jamie Lovemark and J.B. Holmes. But Casey rebounded with five straight birdies at Nos. He tapped in for par.

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  • Ronaldo ready to quit Spanish football over tax probe, according to reports
Ronaldo ready to quit Spanish football over tax probe, according to reports

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo wants to quit Spanish football , according to reports in Portugal . Madrid prosecutors on Tuesday filed a complaint with the court that accused the superstar of conscious and voluntary breach of tax obligations.

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  • French Open 2017: Andy Murray, Marin Cilic Advance to 4th Round
French Open 2017: Andy Murray, Marin Cilic Advance to 4th Round

But once Anderson got his nose in front in each of the final two sets, his booming serve proved impenetrable as the world No56 completed a 6-7, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 victory. The 2015 champion won the tiebreak 7-2, before going on to win 6-0, 6-2 in two sets to follow. Who is Juan Martin Del Potro? Chung, the 21-year-old world number 67, followe...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Spain
Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo has apparently expressed his desire to leave Real Madrid and Spain in a move which has shocked nearly everyone. Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid , according to reports in his native Portugal, in a decision that has been described as " irreversible ".

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  • Nadal defeated Wawrinka and become the 10-time champion of Roland Garros
Nadal defeated Wawrinka and become the 10-time champion of Roland Garros

With the victory, Nadal now has 15 Grand Slam titles, one more than Pete Sampras and behind only rival Roger Federer on the all-time list. His long-time coach and uncle, Toni Nadal, announced that he will stop coaching his nephew on a fulltime basis, leaving any to wonder what will happen to the famously charmed career of Nadal.

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  • Amir's Mind Games Begin Ahead Of The CT 2017 Final
Amir's Mind Games Begin Ahead Of The CT 2017 Final

With the comments against Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed landing him in hot water, former skipper Aamir Sohail has backed down on words that harboured along allegations of match fixing claiming that he was misunderstood. What that tells me is that he has enormous confidence in his side and if India plays any team on skill alone, keeping contr...

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  • Man City will be ´extremely strong´ when Guardiola completes signings, says Laporta
Man City will be ´extremely strong´ when Guardiola completes signings, says Laporta

He's smart, has emotional intelligence, an ability to convince. It's not easy: the Premier League's a challenge and there are two great teams in the city but he's the world's best coach and could've gone anywhere. Garcia, 16, has reportedly agreed a three-year deal at the Etihad and wants to join City's impressive youth set-up. George Bolton...

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  • Casey comfortable at Erin Hills
Casey comfortable at Erin Hills

It complied on Friday as a sport created to be uniquely grim and unpleasurable became more grim and unpleasurable compared with Thursday and its rare ration of U.S. "It's cool, but it's just the first round", Fowler said afterwards. That left No. 1 Dustin Johnson hovering near the projected cut line of 1 over as the round wound down.

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  • Ronaldo attracting headlines after reports he might quit Madrid
Ronaldo attracting headlines after reports he might quit Madrid

The Portuguese sports daily A Bola published a front-page story Friday saying that Ronaldo was upset with the accusations made against him and that his decision was "irreversible". Cristiano Ronaldo "is focused and very serious" as Portugal prepare to kick off their Confederations Cup campaign, according to teammate Andre Silva .

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  • I couldn't have shot any higher - Johnson after missing US Open cut
I couldn't have shot any higher - Johnson after missing US Open cut

When Erin Hills opened in 2006 what is now the most scenic and buzzed-about hole on the course was merely a "bonus" hole that golfers could use to settle deadlocked matches. The event organizers provided complimentary bottled water at the station in question after preliminary results suggested there could be a contamination.

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