• Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game
Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

The next stage in the group A matches is a final match which will serve as a knockout game thereby deciding which teams will head off into the semi-finals. It lost to Brazil in the 2013 Confederations Cup , and to Germany in the 2005 Confederations Cup . "We've changed quite a bit in terms of our line-up, our game, our attitude and the fans see t...

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  • Arsenal unveil new jersey with Sanchez, Ozil
Arsenal unveil new jersey with Sanchez, Ozil

The former French worldwide - a key member of the Gunners " famous 2003/04 "Invincibles' team - caught up with talkSPORT's racing correspondent Rupert Bell at Royal Ascot to share his thoughts on Arsene Wenger's new contract, Arsenal's Premier League chances and more.

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  • Ronaldo to testify over allegation
Ronaldo to testify over allegation

Mourinho owes the Spanish tax authorities £2.9m (€3.3m), according to a statement, which added it had presented a claim to a local court. Ronaldo is with Portugal at the Confederations Cup and scored the winning goal in Wednesday's 1-0 victory over hosts Russian Federation in Moscow.

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  • Are Lack of Jackson and Ball Workouts a Concern for Boston Celtics?
Are Lack of Jackson and Ball Workouts a Concern for Boston Celtics?

Although he said Thursday night that they had a handful of players at the top of their wish list, it certainly sounds like Tatum was Boston's man all along. But the 20-year-old certainly exceeded all expectations in his rookie season and has fans excited about what the future will hold for him and the Celtics.

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  • Australia the team to beat at Women's World Cup
Australia the team to beat at Women's World Cup

That was the message from their captain Meg Lanning as final preparations for the tournament continue. The Pakistan women's team will play their tournament opener against South Africa on Sunday. "England is a very good team and has a lot of very experienced players who have been part World Cups and finals in the past". They face India at ...

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  • US Open: Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka acclimatise to their newfound status
US Open: Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka acclimatise to their newfound status

He putted for birdie on every hole except the 13th, where Koepka made a clutch par putt that sent him toward three straight birdies, a knockout punch. Johnson would go on to miss the cut at four over par. When the wind picked up Sunday, Ernie Els thought of another major championship. He beat everyone at Erin Hills, and in the end, it wasn't even...

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  • Robert Lewandowski wants to replace Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid
Robert Lewandowski wants to replace Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid

It seemed as if everything was going well for Costa until Antonio Conte told him that he was not part of his plans for the next season . It is not unheard of for players to join clubs under a transfer embargo, Arda Turan having moved to Barcelona in 2015 when they were unable to register new signings.

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  • Father Of The Year Catches Foul Ball While Safely Holding Infant
Father Of The Year Catches Foul Ball While Safely Holding Infant

Met finally snaps and repeatedly stabs a spectator atop the home team dugout. We've seen this happen all over major league parks: A dad makes a one-handed catch of a foul ball while holding a baby in the other arm. On the bright side, at least this dad can show his child that clip and remind them how they nearly dropped them and seriously...

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  • Confederations Cup: Germany braced for Socceroos counterattacks in Sochi opener
Confederations Cup: Germany braced for Socceroos counterattacks in Sochi opener

Australia's Tomi Juric, 4th right, scores during the Confederations Cup , Group B soccer match between Australia and Germany , at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia , Monday, June 19, 2017 . "First and foremost, I am happy we picked up the three points", beamed Germany coach Joachim Loew , who punched the air at the final whistle. We are ...

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  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball

Danny Ainge has done a fantastic job stockpiling all those draft picks, but at some point you have to actually do something with them. It's the fourth time the Sixers have had the top pick in the draft . Ironically, Fultz heading to the 76ers was completely expected, as was No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball who was taken by the L.A. Lakers . But des...

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  • How Jayson Tatum Impressed Celtics By Playing Through Sickness At Workout
How Jayson Tatum Impressed Celtics By Playing Through Sickness At Workout

Apparently the Celtics thought so, too, as they made the Blue Devils forward the third overall pick in Thursday night's draft. Ainge's exploration however is just confusing the hell out of rival executives and coaches. "He's going to be a terrific player". We tried not to overreact to those types of things and make a big deal of it. "Agents and...

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  • Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Suns
Josh Jackson goes No. 4 to Suns

When Ainge made these comments, and they were coupled with the aforementioned report, the consensus was that the Celtics were eyeing Jackson at third overall. He shot 51.3 percent from the field and 37.8 percent from 3-point range, but shot 48.1 percent from beyond the arc in his final 18 games. Reed, who averaged 14.9 points per game as a seni...

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  • Soccer star Cristano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud
Soccer star Cristano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud

Lawsuit filed against Portugal and Real Madrid footballer who is accused of $16.5m tax fraud. The prosecutor's office in Madrid filed a suit against Ronaldo for allegedly defrauding Spanish tax authorities of €14.7 million between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Golden State Warriors: This is just the beginning
Golden State Warriors: This is just the beginning

With an excited crowd roaring behind them, Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant scored a combined 73 points. "Somebody asked me about [going to the White House] a couple of months ago, like a hypothetical, if the championship were to happen would I do it and I think I answered, 'I wouldn't go.' I still feel like that today", Curry told USA Today ....

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  • Timberwolves Deal For All Star
Timberwolves Deal For All Star

The Timberwolves selected Lauri Markkanen with the No. 7 pick, sending Markkanen to Chicago . Lauri Markkanen , right, poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as the seventh pick overall during the NBA basketball draft , Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY.

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  • Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz, Lakers choose Ball in NBA draft
Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz, Lakers choose Ball in NBA draft

A pair of Pac-12 freshmen guards went 1-2 in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft. Some other names that weren't called included Isaiah Hicks and Kennedy Meeks, who were stars of North Carolina's title run this year. According to a source , the LA Clippers are exerting efforts to land a draft pick, but as for now, they still don't ...

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  • Virat Kohli's brutal honesty brings India together
Virat Kohli's brutal honesty brings India together

I think you saw it out there today. India looked to contain the Proteas rather than bowl them out but executed their skills well enough that they knocked South Africa over for 191. Virat Kohli's decision to field first on a flat Oval track on a bright and sunny London day was a result of the nature of the match and perhaps a lingering memo...

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay S$22.8 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay S$22.8 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge in July for tax fraud in Spain , and soccer coach Jose Mourinho may be next. Ronaldo and Mourinho are not the first soccer celebrities to be accused of tax fraud . "But I still feel that Real Madrid probably hold all the cards, it's all down to them and it ...

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  • Mets open for business on the trade market
Mets open for business on the trade market

Far behind in races. Now 31-41, the Mets have been sunk by injuries and poor performance, particularly in the rotation. The New York Mets have been one of MLB's biggest disappointments in 2017. Reed has been exceptional in the closer's role with 39 strikeouts and five walks in 36.1 innings. Among that group of players available, Cabrera is ...

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  • Celtics cash in on Sixers' love for Fultz
Celtics cash in on Sixers' love for Fultz

Romar attributed most of Washington's shortcomings to last year's unexpected departures of Marquese Chriss and Dejounte Murray - UW freshmen who turned pro and were taken in the first round of the National Basketball Association draft. This year, there is also plenty of fans of the Celtics, who were slated to select first before dealing the pick to...

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