• Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish prosecutors

The public prosecutor's office claims the Portuguese evaded taxes to the tune of €3.3 million. This is similar to deals struck with the Spanish taxman by fellow Argentinians Javier Mascherano and Lionel Messi past year. "From now on it will be the judge in charge of the case who will take the necessary steps to determine the possible responsibili...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia — FIFA Confederations Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia — FIFA Confederations Cup

The All Whites' semi-final hopes are now over. Goals from Peralta and Raul Jimenez saw Mexico move top of Group A later in the day, above Portugal on goals scored, and knock New Zealand out of the competition. Mexico's Confederation's Cup took a turn for the worse Tuesday, as Carlos Salcedo was taken off the field on a stretcher agains...

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  • NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights
NHL Expansion Draft: 5 best players available for Golden Knights

The New York Islanders reportedly have made a deal in which the Knights will receive the Islanders' first-round draft pick (No. 15 overall) in Friday's NHL Entry draft along with injured forward Mikhail Grabovski. Even when you put previous expansion fees into today's dollars, those other teams paid a pittance to join the Board of Governors' an...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo goal pushes Portugal past host Russian Federation
Cristiano Ronaldo goal pushes Portugal past host Russian Federation

Mexico asserted its superiority in the second half against New Zealand to avoid a Confederations Cup embarrassment on Wednesday, coming from behind to win a fiery Group A encounter 2-1 that ended in a brawl. Mexico's Oribe Peralta , bottom, scores a goal during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Mexico and New Zealand , at...

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  • Mourinho Accused Of €3.3m Tax Fraud
Mourinho Accused Of €3.3m Tax Fraud

Ronaldo has also complained on multiple occasions previously, about Real supporters, who have resorted at times to jeering and booing his performance on the pitch. "Something very odd will have to happen for him to go". The 54-year-old Portuguese, who coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, was accused of 'two offences against the publi...

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  • All Black management unconcerned about Lions' defence
All Black management unconcerned about Lions' defence

The officials for yesterday's game will all be in place for the first test, with the exception of the TMO, and the Lions had decided it was time to make their case. "We haven't complained about that stuff. the referees have identified some of that and hopefully it gets stamped out of the game". We said we would do that and we have done.

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  • Ronaldo header gives Portugal win at Confederations Cup
Ronaldo header gives Portugal win at Confederations Cup

But winger Javier Aquino burst to life in the second half, setting up two goals in El Tri's 2-1 comeback victory over New Zealand . While he admitted to firing the insult at the All Whites bench, he has blamed the entire incident on a member of the New Zealand coaching staff.

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  • Fleetwood takes heart from US Open
Fleetwood takes heart from US Open

More than worrying about the uncertainty of his career, he was trying to figure a way to close one of these big ones out. "To get to travel the world at 22, 21 years old, and do what you do for a living is pretty neat", Koepka said. "But I'm past that now". You're here to play golf. One night in Scotland, he called his agent and wanted to come ...

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  • Spanish prosecutor files claim against Jose Mourinho for alleged tax fraud
Spanish prosecutor files claim against Jose Mourinho for alleged tax fraud

NAN reports that Manchester United had finished sixth in the English Premier League. Ronaldo has been with Real Madrid for eight years now after moving from Manchester United on a record-breaking $132 million deal. The accusations come just a week after Spanish prosecutors brought a parallel case against Mr Ronaldo, Real Madrid's star s...

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  • Mexico coach apologises for touchline rant at Confederations Cup
Mexico coach apologises for touchline rant at Confederations Cup

New Zealand narrowly lost 2-1 to Mexico in a friendly in the United States last October and Hudson, 36, believes his side can build on their display in that game . However, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has defended the fans and suggested that he does not think the chant was discriminatory. It's no secret that Hudson wants his team to ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo again skips questions after Portugal win
Cristiano Ronaldo again skips questions after Portugal win

Portugal are on the brink of progressing through to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup , requiring victory over outsiders New Zealand on Saturday to make certain. In the second half, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio switched his tactics to a 3-4-3 formation replacing Osvaldo Alanis for Hector Herrera who plugged in in midfield.

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  • Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died
Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

The blaze then spread out to the districts of Coimbra and Castelo Branco, while more than 2,000 staff was deployed in the area along with air support from fire fighting planes from Spain, France and Italy. There is optimism in Portugal that firefighters are winning the battle against deadly wildfires. The fire broke out on Saturday afternoon in P...

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  • English FA ends sponsorship deals with betting companies
English FA ends sponsorship deals with betting companies

Greg Clarke , the FA chairman, ordered a review into whether it was right for the governing body to accept money from betting firms when it is also responsible for regulating sports betting. In a statement, FA chief executive Martin Glenn said: "We would like to thank Ladbrokes for both being a valued partner over the a year ago and for their p...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo expected to testify in tax case on July 31
Cristiano Ronaldo expected to testify in tax case on July 31

The prosecutor said Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his 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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  • Cristiano Ronaldo can handle tax scandal pressure: Pepe
Cristiano Ronaldo can handle tax scandal pressure: Pepe

Osorio seemed to be upset that New Zealand wasn't called for an apparent foul on one of his players, and he was held back by one of the referees while shouting at the New Zealand coaching staff. Only a superb one-handed reflex save from Akinfeev , who made his 100th worldwide appearance, stopped Andre Silva's bullet header just after the break...

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  • Di Maria Admits To Two Spanish Tax Fraud Charges
Di Maria Admits To Two Spanish Tax Fraud Charges

Di Maria admitted two counts of tax fraud totalling £1.16m during his four-year spell with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014, related to his image rights. Prosecutors allege the star player failed to pay €14.8 million in tax due between 2011 and 2014 and "intentionally" misled authorities by declaring €11.5 million in taxable earnings versus a re...

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  • Oscar banned for eight games for his part in CSL brawl
Oscar banned for eight games for his part in CSL brawl

The cause had been Oscar's actions. Oscar's punishment was for "unsportsmanlike conduct and bringing the game into disrepute", with a report into the incident stating: "The club and player should have a profound understanding of the difficulty in developing Chinese football and the importance of having a cultured competition".

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  • Pepe confident that teammate Cristiano Ronaldo can handle tax-evasion scandal pressure
Pepe confident that teammate Cristiano Ronaldo can handle tax-evasion scandal pressure

Prosecutors have now filed a lawsuit against the 54-year-old, who left Madrid in 2013 to return to Chelsea for a two-and-a-half year stint, which ended with his sacking in December 2015. Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illi...

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  • Fleury, Neal, Methot highlight Golden Knights' expansion draft picks
Fleury, Neal, Methot highlight Golden Knights' expansion draft picks

We don't have very long until those rosters unfreeze and the NHL gets back into action, so we'll do our best to quickly round up all the trade rumors between Vegas and the rest of the league. Calvin Pickard from Colorado and Jean-Francois Berube from the New York Islanders are only 25, and each one could be Fleury's backup or trade bait.

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  • Angel di Maria given hefty fine for Spanish tax fraud
Angel di Maria given hefty fine for Spanish tax fraud

Manchester United , Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco were all linked with the Portugal worldwide, who reportedly felt persecuted by the Spanish media. Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid looked guaranteed after lifting his third Champions League title with the club earlier this month, the Portugal global scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Juv...

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