• Florentino Perez to speak to Cristiano Ronaldo after Confederations Cup
Florentino Perez to speak to Cristiano Ronaldo after Confederations Cup

Last week, Ronaldo was accused by a state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Statements from the prosecution indicate that Ronaldo will be charged with using offshore financial instruments , including holdings in the British Virgin Islands , to hide payments made to him for the use of his b...

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  • Re-elected Real Madrid president Perez avoids discussing Ronaldo future
Re-elected Real Madrid president Perez avoids discussing Ronaldo future

Last week it emerged that the Spanish legal system was looking into Cristiano Ronaldo's alleged tax fraud over image rights totalling almost 15 million euros. Last week, a Spanish state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in unpaid taxes. Ronaldo is with Portugal at the Confederations ...

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  • ICC could scrap Champions Trophy for expanded World T20, says David Richardson
ICC could scrap Champions Trophy for expanded World T20, says David Richardson

India captain Kohli conceded Pakistan were worthy winners and, while he claimed to be proud of his players, his admission that the new champions played with more passion was a damning indictment. So to dust ourselves off and come back from that has been a remarkable achievement. India then lost two wickets for no runs in four balls to be 5...

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  • Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of tax fraud
Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of tax fraud

Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo has been called to testify on July 31 in Madrid on allegations that he hid income from tax authorities between 2011 and 2014, the court said on Tuesday. Ronaldo reportedly has considered moving out of the country and playing somewhere else due to accusations against him. Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo, who is t...

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  • Teen fatally mauled by bear during running race in Alaska
Teen fatally mauled by bear during running race in Alaska

Alaska Dispatch News reports that park rangers shot the bear in the face but the animal ran away and rangers, with the help of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game , were continuing the search as of Sunday night. It's unclear how he wound up off the trail. "He was just in the wrong place", Crockett said. The mother grizzly was shot, but the i...

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  • Slants win as Supreme Court says government can't refuse disparaging trademarks
Slants win as Supreme Court says government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

A federal appeals court in Richmond put the team's case on hold while waiting for the Supreme Court to rule in the Slants case. "We grew up and the notion of having slanted eyes was always considered a negative thing", band frontman Simon Tam told NPR .

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  • Bacsinszky downs French favourite Mladenovic
Bacsinszky downs French favourite Mladenovic

In a insane coincidence, both Ostapenko and Bacsinszky will celebrate their birthdays-20th and 28th, repsectively-on Thursday, June 8, the same day as the women's semifinals. Mladenovic accused Bacsinszky of gamesmanship after losing a tense three-set battle in February's Fed Cup first round, a tie Switzerland went on to win 4-1.

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  • Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title
Out-of-nowhere Ostapenko to face Halep for French Open title

I love to play here, I love you guys, you're fantastic. "I was just trying to stay aggressive and to go for a shot when I could", Ostapenko said. After a hard first set in which she fell to Halep, Pliskova battled back to level the match at one set apiece.

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  • Farrell boosts Lions to 12-3 victory over Crusaders
Farrell boosts Lions to 12-3 victory over Crusaders

James Haskell , Warburton and CJ Stander start in the back-row. Webb will keep the back row interested at the breakdown as he likes a snipe close to the ruck, while the kicking games of Biggar and Payne should allow the Lions to dictate territory and apply pressure that way.

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  • Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears
Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as National Hockey League expansion draft nears

Vegas GM George McPhee can also now begin contacting free agents such as Oshie, Shattenkirk, Alzner and others who were left unprotected by their teams. But teams could only protect one goalie, and there was no way The King - even at age 35 - was going to be exposed. Not one all-star from last season is up for grabs, and only one player from th...

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  • Buttler hits rapid 61 as England all out for 310 against NZ
Buttler hits rapid 61 as England all out for 310 against NZ

Ben Stokes scored 48 and it was Jos Buttler's 48-ball 61 that lifted England to 310 before they were all out three balls short of the 50 over. After two wickets falling early, Williamson (87 off 98, 8 fours), along with experienced Ross Taylor (39 off 59, 3 fours) did put their side under control of the run chase.

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  • Warriors rally late to put LeBron and Cavaliers in 3-0 hole
Warriors rally late to put LeBron and Cavaliers in 3-0 hole

Golden State survived Cleveland's best shot in Game 3, and the second NBA Finals sweep of LeBron James' career is on the horizon. Kevin Durant was brilliant down the stretch, scoring seven points in the final three minutes for the Warriors , on his way to 31 for the game.

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  • Danilo: Every mistake at Real Madrid goes viral
Danilo: Every mistake at Real Madrid goes viral

Barcelona star Neymar had a medical at Real Madrid and nearly joined the Catalans' great rivals, according to Bernabeu club president Florentino Perez . "I would have liked to have him, but we haven't contemplated it". Real Madrid claimed a second successive Champions League crown this year and now Perez has set his sights on making it thre...

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  • It bites right now - Harman laments missed opportunity at US Open
It bites right now - Harman laments missed opportunity at US Open

But as he walks away from the fairways of Erin Hills $2.1m richer, Koepka's real reward is arguably of a value that you can't quite calculate. "I didn't exactly get my dad a card, so this works". "It is nice to go back, though whether or not I'm thinking that on the Monday or Tuesday morning might be debatable". It's something I do. "You've...

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  • VAR is the future, insists Federation Internationale de Football Association president Infantino
VAR is the future, insists Federation Internationale de Football Association president Infantino

The game began well for the Iberian nation, former barcelona player Ricardo Quaresma opening the scoring on 34 minutes. It took about 30 seconds for the decision to be announced. Chile players had done their choreographed goal celebration routine and were moving back into position for the restart when referee Skomina signaled for a review.

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  • Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor on August 26
Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor on August 26

UFC president Dana White told ESPN: "We've been in negotiations now for a while and to be honest the negotiation went smooth". On March 15, White appeared on Conan O'Brien's television show and said that because of the large amount of money involved, it was possible the deal was done.

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  • Koepka's win shows folly of focusing on a few stars
Koepka's win shows folly of focusing on a few stars

Koepka flew under the radar coming into the second major of the year but was far from a long shot, entering the week at Erin Hills ranked 22nd in the world and having finished no worse than 21st in his seven previous major starts. To do it on Father's Day is pretty neat. "You can't make mistakes every shot. And I built a lot of confidence off th...

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  • Alexis Sanchez agrees to join Manchester City as talks continue with Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez agrees to join Manchester City as talks continue with Arsenal

Gerard Romero, who has a strong track record in reporting City's transfers involving John Stones, Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus and Nolito, claims that the Chile global has an agreement in place to move to Pep Guardiola's side. Big name signing to convince Sanchez to stay? The Borussia Dortmund striker is available this summer and with his propose...

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  • Perez: Real Madrid would've loved Lionel Messi at Bernabeu
Perez: Real Madrid would've loved Lionel Messi at Bernabeu

Cristiano is a good guy, I will have to talk with Cristiano and see what's happening. Ronaldo has spent the past few days going through his normal routine of practicing and playing with his teammates on the national team, and he skipped the post-game media session after Portugal's 2-2 draw with Mexico .

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  • Fultz, Ball, Fox headline list of point guards in NBA draft
Fultz, Ball, Fox headline list of point guards in NBA draft

As a result, this has forced players that would normally bet on themselves coming straight out of high school into what they could believe is a wasted year. And they're all likely to be lottery picks, too. He's projected as a first-round pick, possibly in the middle of the round. Monk can score, but is slender.

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