• 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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  • Warren Gatland: 'British and Irish Lions continually improving'
Warren Gatland: 'British and Irish Lions continually improving'

Stripped of so many stars, they will be the most depleted Super Rugby team the Lions face on this tour. They scored four tries, controlled all of the territory, ran riot at the set-piece and - unlike their Test teammates - threw the ball around willingly.

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  • Jose Mourinho claims no contact from Spanish tax authorities
Jose Mourinho claims no contact from Spanish tax authorities

The Spanish tax authority claims that between 2011 and 2012 Mourinho did not pay €3.3m (£2.9m) in due taxes. Spanish prosecutors have also indicted football player Predrag Mijatovic for tax fraud while allegedly working as an unlicensed football agent.

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  • Churchill Downs wins initial OK for e-gambling
Churchill Downs wins initial OK for e-gambling

CDI said the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday afternoon had given conditional approval to the company's request to offer "exotic wagering on historical racing". That location is a few miles from the Louisville track. This location is very close to the track of Churchill Downs that is used for the Kentucky Derby race.

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  • Pakistan progress to sixth position in ICC Rankings after Champions Trophy success
Pakistan progress to sixth position in ICC Rankings after Champions Trophy success

With the eighth edition of the Champions Trophy done and dusted, it's time for the team to collect their reward money. The already considerable scoreboard pressure became impossible for India to cope with when Mohammad Amir reduced them to 33 for three.

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  • Tapwrit triumphs in Belmont Stakes
Tapwrit triumphs in Belmont Stakes

But having won two out of the three legs and trained two of the top three finishers at the Belmont, Pletcher didn't harp on the missed opportunity. The son of Tapit came back to NY to freshen up for his run in the Test of a Champion. "The horse was close to being able to compete but we ran out of time". Despite his current favorite status, Iri...

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  • Ronaldo header gives Portugal win over Confed Cup hosts Russia
Ronaldo header gives Portugal win over Confed Cup hosts Russia

Ronaldo's eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win in the tournament and victory over New Zealand on Saturday would secure a semi-final spot. However, the hosts were unlucky not to force an equaliser after a string of chances in a strong second-half display. Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio apologised for his ...

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  • Australian Open: Mixed day for Indian shuttlers
Australian Open: Mixed day for Indian shuttlers

Prannoy bowed out of the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries here on Wednesday. While Srikanth defeated Chinese Taipei shuttler Kan Chao Yu 21-13, 21-16 in his men's singles opener, Sai Praneeth had to sweat it out to register a hard-fought 10-21, 21-12, 21- 10 win over Tommy Sugiarto .

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  • Ronaldo Header Gives Portugal 1 - 0 Win over Hosts Russia
Ronaldo Header Gives Portugal 1 - 0 Win over Hosts Russia

The win leaves Portugal in a strong position on four points in Group A with just a game against outsiders New Zealand remaining Saturday. Federation Internationale de Football Association said on Tuesday it had warned the FMF about the misconduct of a "small group of Mexican fans in relation to insulting and discriminatory chants" during Sund...

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  • Fearless Ostapenko 'amazed' by French Open triumph
Fearless Ostapenko 'amazed' by French Open triumph

She would beat a former Grand Slam champion, Sam Stosur, a former world No1 Caroline Wozniacki , the reigning Olympic champion Monica Puig, and would finally deny the woman who could claim the top ranking for the first time if she won the title, Simona Halep .

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