• Madrid following Mbappe and Donnarumma but not interested in De Gea - Perez
Madrid following Mbappe and Donnarumma but not interested in De Gea - Perez

Real are just one of a number of clubs to be linked with Mbappe, but while Perez admits he is "following" the youngster, a decision is yet to be made if an official approach will be made. "Donnarumma? Everyone in the world says he's a great player, who will replace Buffon in the national team". "He seems to have very good manners".

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  • Confederations Cup Ronaldo Header Downs Hosts Russia
Confederations Cup Ronaldo Header Downs Hosts Russia

New Zealand had not won any of its previous matches at three Confederations Cups dating back to 1999, but it had the better of the first half and went in 1-0 up thanks to a good goal from Chris Wood . The European champions will need to at least draw to ensure a spot in the semi-finals. The four-time world player of the year has protested his i...

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  • 76ers official acquire number one overall pick from Celtics
76ers official acquire number one overall pick from Celtics

Still, it's hard to imagine the Celtics drafting a player that high that they didn't work out, in addition to not having Ainge spend some time getting to know them whether it be in person or on the phone. The Celtics would take whichever one is more favorable. Should they be able to avoid injuries, they will at least be an exciting team. ...

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  • Jose Mourinho strenuously denies tax fraud claims
Jose Mourinho strenuously denies tax fraud claims

Manchester United are believed to be on the lookout for a number of new signings this summer as Mourinho prepares his team for a return to the Champions League and searches for a long-term successor to Michael Carrick. The football world in Spain has been rocked by charges of tax evasion or corruption pressed against some of its top stars. Ronal...

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  • Russian Federation vs New Zealand Preview, Face-Off: FIFA Confederations Cup
Russian Federation vs New Zealand Preview, Face-Off: FIFA Confederations Cup

Russian President Vladimir Putin was among an expected 60,000-plus crowd in a $750 million new stadium. "The Confederations Cup gives us a taste of what to expect the following year with the World Cup", said Ronny Suarez, a soccer fan Hillsborough, New Jersey, rooting for Chile this year.

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  • Liam Williams in at full-back for British & Irish Lions
Liam Williams in at full-back for British & Irish Lions

Part of that is Ioane's rawness, with the Aucklander still taking the baby steps in his worldwide career. MARO ITOJE was the shock casualty as Lions boss Warren Gatland goes for all-out attack in the First Test . Are they weak under pressure or are they tough men under pressure? "It's been a hard season, but you try and take as many po...

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  • Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight
Germany's Loew to rotate against Chile with 100th win in sight

It will be facing its toughest test yet against a Chilean side trying to win its third tournament in a row and establish itself as a contender outside of South America. "That's why people put Chile slightly ahead of us". Chile's victory against Cameroon on Sunday gave them a great start to their maiden Confederations Cup campaign, after q...

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  • Florida Panthers protect defense, leave scoring open for Vegas in expansion draft
Florida Panthers protect defense, leave scoring open for Vegas in expansion draft

Fleury was not among the nine players protected by the Penguins, opening the door for his exit to Las Vegas and his departure from the team he's played for since 2003. The team will unveil its initial roster with expansion draft picks during Wednesday's NHL Awards Show from Vegas (8 p.m., NBCSN). What better way to do that than flipping one of th...

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  • Josh Jackson: Just not enough time to work out for Celtics
Josh Jackson: Just not enough time to work out for Celtics

As Celtics president Danny Ainge tells it, the deal was practically a no-brainer. It looks like Philadelphia is prepared to take Washington guard Markelle Fultz at No. 1 overall and Lonzo Ball heading to the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 2, things start to get interesting when Boston goes on the clock with the No. 3 pick.

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  • Russia ease to opening Confederations Cup win
Russia ease to opening Confederations Cup win

At the St. Petersburg stadium it ended; Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand. The FIFA Confederations Cup , in its tenth edition featuring Germany, Russia , Portugal, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Chile and Cameroon, also viewed by experts as a rehearsal prior to the FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018.

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  • Scott Sinclair: 'Celtic already stronger than last season'
Scott Sinclair: 'Celtic already stronger than last season'

Talks on a permanent move for the forward have apparently broken down as the youngster supposedly wants to try and break into Pep Guardiola's team. The Scottish champions are set to face either Northern Irish champions Linfield or San Marino's SP Fiorita in the second qualifying round of the Champions League next month.

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  • Mexico's Osorio 'sorry' for bust-up with Kiwi bench
Mexico's Osorio 'sorry' for bust-up with Kiwi bench

But Cherchesov backed his back line after the match, reminding reporters the four-time Ballon d'Or victor is a hard player to contain. In the other Group A match, Mexico face New Zealand . World's top footballer Cristiano Ronaldo walked out onto the field before the start of the Russia-Portugal football match of the 2017 Confederations Cup ...

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  • Andre Gomes, Arda Turan Sales Reportedly Discussed
Andre Gomes, Arda Turan Sales Reportedly Discussed

Turan is normally represented by Ahmet Bulut but Mendes is involved in negotiations which could see the former Turkey worldwide complete his move to Arsenal . However, speculation persists, with Jamie Gordon at The Sun reporting Arsenal have offered Barcelona £30 million for the 30-year-old. According to El Mundo Deportivo , Valencia full...

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  • Jose Mourinho denies evading tax
Jose Mourinho denies evading tax

The claims date back to 2011 and 2012, when Mourinho was in charge of Real Madrid . "The Spanish Government in turn, through the Tax Department, issued a certificate in which it attested that he had regularised his position and was in compliance with all his tax obligations".

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  • Inter hold firm on Perisic
Inter hold firm on Perisic

The 28-year-old is a target for the Old Trafford club this summer having impressed in Italy and fgor the Croatian national team. Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport , as quoted by Calciomercato .com, is reporting that Manchester United are losing patience in negotiations with Inter Milan for the Croatia worldwide.

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  • José Mourinho latest big sporting name accused of tax fraud
José Mourinho latest big sporting name accused of tax fraud

The Madrid prosecutor said the case was presented to a local court. Mourinho had "not received any notification" of the actions taken by the authorities. The announcement comes a week after Real Madrid's Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo was accused of evading 14.7 million euros in tax through offshore companies.

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  • 76ers snag No. 1 pick from Celtics
76ers snag No. 1 pick from Celtics

The Celtics move down to number three and also land a "favorably-protected" future first round pick. Of course, any selection the Knicks make at point guard will be impacted by what happens with all the Porzingis and Carmelo Anthony trade rumors.

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  • Potential picks gear up for 1st round of National Basketball Association draft
Potential picks gear up for 1st round of National Basketball Association draft

Though Fultz heads what's widely regarded as a strong draft class, the young stars have had to share the spotlight this week with veterans who are — or could be — on the move. Celtics President Danny Ainge said after making the trade he thought he could get the player he wanted two spots lower. "It would mean a lot to play for my hometown and lea...

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  • Anil Kumble: India Coach Steps Down After Rift With Captain Virat Kohli
Anil Kumble: India Coach Steps Down After Rift With Captain Virat Kohli

Apart from the statistical boost, Kumble also helped some rookies established themselves in the team. Kumble was extremely successful as a coach and his resignation implies that the balance of power in Indian cricket now shifts completely towards captain Kohli , which is making some administrators uncomfortable.

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  • Jose Fonte at Confederations Cup #1
Jose Fonte at Confederations Cup #1

A giant screen reports a VAR incident is being reviewed during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017 . Real Madrid pair Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe have been caught complaining during Portugal's draw with Mexico . The FIFA Confederations Cup ...

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