• At Least 19 Dead in Forest Fire in Portugal
At Least 19 Dead in Forest Fire in Portugal

The death toll for the massive fire in central Portugal climbed to 63 on Monday after an injured firefighter died in hospital, the league of Portuguese firefighters said in their website. "What we are seeing is a great tragedy", Costa said. A spokesperson for the British Embassy in Lisbon told The Portugal News that following the fire in P...

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

The frenzy of speculation began soon after Ronaldo was accused last week of a 14.7 million euro tax evasion through offshore companies. But after newly re-elected president Florentino Perez publically backed the Portugal superstar to clear his name , Ronaldo is said to be prepared to make peace with the La Liga giants.

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  • Berrios' arm, Sano's bat key Twins over White Sox 4-2
Berrios' arm, Sano's bat key Twins over White Sox 4-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP ) - Jose Berrios won his fourth straight start for Minnesota and Miguel Sano homered for the second straight game as the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Wednesday night behind two of their brightest young stars. We can forget about them and focus on the White Sox. until Friday! "He probably felt some of the pressure tr...

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  • Sixers get Boston's No. 1 pick
Sixers get Boston's No. 1 pick

If the Lakers pick does not fall in that range in 2018, the Celtics will choose between the Kings' first-round pick in 2019 (which now belongs to the 76ers) or the 76ers' own first-round pick in 2019. With a talented young roster around him, Ball should be able to prove to be the better National Basketball Association player than Fultz. But A...

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  • FIFA give referees power to abandon games in the face of discrimination
FIFA give referees power to abandon games in the face of discrimination

The 68,000-seat Krestovsky Stadium will be a flagship venue at the 2018 World Cup and the home of Russian football powerhouse Zenit , but its decade-long construction marred by corruption allegations and delays has so far caused more disappointment than satisfaction.

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  • Mexico urge fans to stop homophobic chant
Mexico urge fans to stop homophobic chant

Mexico has been sanctioned over gay slurs by fans in the current World Cup qualifying campaign. Participants in the 2017 Confederations Cup are hosts Russian Federation, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico , 2016 UEFA Eur...

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  • Louis' Jayson Tatum Could Be the 3rd Overall NBA Draft Pick
Louis' Jayson Tatum Could Be the 3rd Overall NBA Draft Pick

Not only do fans get to follow along as front offices determine the future of the National Basketball Association , but 60 players get to have their dream of hearing their name called on draft night come true. 2 overall. Philadelphia looks to take Fultz, the Lakers will take Ball, and we are not sure what the Celtics and Phoenix will do. "I've...

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  • Indian cricket team should have refused to play against Pakistan: Sena
Indian cricket team should have refused to play against Pakistan: Sena

Around 60 students from India were arrested on sedition charges after they were accused of celebrating Pakistan's victory over India in 2014. The men have been charged with sedition, an offense which may result in the surrender of their passports, ineligibility for government jobs, and even life imprisonment.

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  • Banged-up Mets put RHP Wheeler on 10-day disabled list
Banged-up Mets put RHP Wheeler on 10-day disabled list

Closer Jeurys Familia , shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera , second baseman Neil Walker , outfielder Juan Lagares and third baseman David Wright are among other Mets now sidelined. "Tendinitis is certainly something you don't want to mess with". "In the last weekend, he's had an MRI, a CT scan - he's had a variety of different diagnostics", Alders...

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  • Trivia Tuesday: Second-round draft picks who became NBA All-Stars
Trivia Tuesday: Second-round draft picks who became NBA All-Stars

His length makes it hard for opposing guards to shoot over him, or to make passes, and his active hands on defense gives him the ability to create turnovers. Gonzaga freshman Zach Collins, a 7-foot center/forward who shot 47.6 percent from three-point range, might fit the Nets' mold but is expected to go before their No.

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  • Draft is next up during NBA's frenzy of deals
Draft is next up during NBA's frenzy of deals

But his rookie year will come in 2017 after he suffered a broken foot prior to the start of the regular season, with the Sixers opting to keep him sidelined. "Our struggles had nothing to do with Markelle", said former UW coach Lorenzo Romar, who was sacked in March after 15 years with Huskies and accepted an assistant position for the Arizona Wild...

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  • Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot
Globetrotting horse Highland Reel wins at Royal Ascot

Every time, he turns up in big races over a mile, 10 furlongs, and 12 furlongs; he has a great mind and has passed all the tests everywhere he goes. Heartache , with Adam Kirby up, chased Happy Like A Fool through the first three furlongs down the Ascot Straight. The 59-year-old billionaire spent just over £2 million (US$2.5 million) in buy...

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  • Lions are ready to roar ahead of first Test, insists Graham Rowntree
Lions are ready to roar ahead of first Test, insists Graham Rowntree

The hosts barely had a sniff on home soil, as a mid-week Lions squad - missing most of the players expected to play the All Blacks on Saturday - picked them apart at will, running in four tries and dominating from first to last. 'Part of being an All Black, part of our legacy, is that we love these big occasions, and playing the best of the north...

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  • Nets looking to package two first-round picks to move up
Nets looking to package two first-round picks to move up

He impressed me as a no-conscience, let-it-fly-from-anywhere jump shooter with a unique looking shot. He also flashes some upside in terms of passing and playmaking, which could allow him to play more point guard. "So I've played with him before". "I think we're going to change the name to the Kentucky Suns", he said. This board was assuming th...

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  • Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over Kiwis in Confederations Cup
Peralta seals Mexico's comeback win over Kiwis in Confederations Cup

Osorio was speaking on Tuesday in prematch press conference ahead of Wednesday's Group A match against New Zealand in the Confederations Cup . Hosts Russia started their campaign with a 2-0 win over New Zealand and they will hope to build on that as Portugal look to get their first win of the tournament.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alvaro Morata, Wayne Rooney and Andrea Belotti
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alvaro Morata, Wayne Rooney and Andrea Belotti

According to Italian broadcaster Sportitalia , the strike indeed agree to a move to the San Siro and even spoke with AC Milan coach Vincenzo Montella about the transfer. But while they have leapfrogged Milan and already agreed terms with Morata, United's offer of €70m may not satisfy Madrid, who are demanding €90m, reports Marca .

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  • Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals
Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

A draft that the 76ers would eventually enjoy the luxury of having the No. 1 pick, something they were not able to do for 20 years since the drafting of Allen Iverson. "I knew that from the start of his freshman year". Things are expected to settle down a bit for at least the first two picks. If UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball is taken by the Laker...

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  • Sergey Kovalev will have his hands full in Andre Ward rematch
Sergey Kovalev will have his hands full in Andre Ward rematch

The fourth low blow doubled Kovalev over while the referee Ton Weeks suddenly stopped the fight not DQ'ing Ward but giving him the win. Referee Tony Weeks seemed to allow several low blows go before eventually stepping in and stopping the contest in the eighth round with Kovalev buckled over.

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  • Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base
Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

Louis Cardinals . Freeman replied, "No. Obviously it's been a few years since I've played third base but hopefully I can take to it quickly and hopefully I can refresh my memory of doing it 10 years ago". "I think it's pretty cool". "His footwork, his arm is a weapon there, his hands are good". Freeman (6-foot-5, 220 pounds) is big for a third ba...

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  • Golden Knights begin 1st regular season October 6 at Dallas
Golden Knights begin 1st regular season October 6 at Dallas

The Golden Knights were allowed to reveal certain trades made with other teams to dissuade Vegas from picking particular players, and additional deals are likely to be revealed throughout the week. There's also nothing barring Vegas from making deals to select a player and trade him to another team. Rounding out Vegas's roster from the expansion ...

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