• Angel Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud
Angel Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud

This morning (Thursday) SunSport reported how CR7 was being "persuaded by his lawyers" to pay the bill that is being chased by the Spanish tax authorities . But I have no doubts about Cristiano . While reports have suggested a move back to his former club Manchester United would be his preferred option, Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes is believe...

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  • FIFA to clamp down on mobbing of referees at Confederations Cup
FIFA to clamp down on mobbing of referees at Confederations Cup

The Kiwi team finished top of their group ahead of the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Fiji, before beating New Caledonia 1-0 in the semi-final to set up a final date away to Papua New Guinea. Also read: Has Alexis Sanchez already quit Arsenal for Bayern Munich? Cristiano Ronaldo .PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images. Federation Internat...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko pulls off upset against Simona Halep to win French Open
Jelena Ostapenko pulls off upset against Simona Halep to win French Open

She also denied Halep what would have been her first major championship and the No. 1 ranking. Yes, she was ranked only 47th. She is the first unseeded woman to win at Roland Garros since 1933. "Actually, it's something I can not understand". So Ostapenko stepped into the considerable opening created by the absences of Serena Williams (wh...

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  • Mourinho denies £2.9m Spanish tax fraud claim
Mourinho denies £2.9m Spanish tax fraud claim

Di Maria is the latest in an increasingly long line of people associated with both Real Madrid and Jorge Mendes to face tax fraud charges, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho both now being charged with similar offences. In three years with Real Madrid , Mourinho won La Liga in 2012 and the Spanish Cup in 2011. The Portuguese coach...

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  • Senate GOP weighing penalties for uninsured in healthcare bill
Senate GOP weighing penalties for uninsured in healthcare bill

Democrats are united in opposition. Its fate remained uncertain after the four lawmakers refused to back the current Senate plan, leaving Republicans short of the votes needed for passage. Leonard also hasn't been a fan of how the process has unfolded, he said. Our principles call for access to affordable and sufficient healthcare coverage f...

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  • Beijing Enterprises sign Sunderland strikerAnichebe
Beijing Enterprises sign Sunderland strikerAnichebe

The 29-year-old Anichebe has joined Beijing Enterprises linking up for former Newcastle United star Chieck Tiote's final club. Anichebe will make his debut once fit - and manage Gao Hongbo said: "We are delighted with the signing of Victor, who played in the Premier League ".

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  • Eight-time champion Federer reaches 11th Halle final after beating Khachanov
Eight-time champion Federer reaches 11th Halle final after beating Khachanov

Federer will bid for his 92nd career title in what will be his 140th final against the fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev , who rallied to beat Richard Gasquet 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 for his seventh title-decider. But Khachanov, serving at 4-4, fell victim to Federer's remarkable speed around the court, turning defence into attack in a trice, and the Swis...

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  • New Zealand beats Oracle for third time in America's Cup
New Zealand beats Oracle for third time in America's Cup

Because Oracle won the qualifiers, the challenger started the 35th America's Cup match with a negative point. Peter Burling exudes a calm confidence that Team New Zealand is an outfit still on the up. "No idea is out of the question", he said. This is a rematch of the epic 2013 America's Cup , when Team New Zealand, then skippered by Dea...

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  • Cheering for Pakistan cricket team lands 15 Indians in trouble
Cheering for Pakistan cricket team lands 15 Indians in trouble

They are accused of setting off firecrackers and shouting pro-Pakistan messages in celebration of Pakistan's 180-run victory over India at the Oval on Sunday. In the second match Canada beat Pakistan 6-0 and Pakistan lost to India by 7-1 in its third match. However, it may be the last time the tournament is held in its 50-over guise with the ...

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  • Photos and reactions to David Ortiz's number retirement at Fenway Park
Photos and reactions to David Ortiz's number retirement at Fenway Park

On Thursday afternoon, the Red Sox and the City of Boston renamed the Yawkee Way extension near Fenway Park " David Ortiz Drive " in honor of the player. Martin Maldonado, Cliff Pennington and Cole Calhoun had RBI doubles for the Angels (38-39) in the seventh. Between Meyer and Street, Eduardo Paredes made his major league debut.

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  • Kristpas Porzingis stays with the Knicks through their No. 8 pick
Kristpas Porzingis stays with the Knicks through their No. 8 pick

Dolan, the scion of a cable empire with a side gig that dabbles in the blues, would undoubtedly love to be onstage. "We just want him to stay". This is where it has come to for the Knicks , one of the NBA's flagship franchises, the team with the biggest fan base in the country's biggest city.

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  • Bottas tops final practice as Vettel encounters trouble - FP3 Report
Bottas tops final practice as Vettel encounters trouble - FP3 Report

Hamilton banished memories of a dismal qualifying session in Baku past year, when he clipped the barrier and had to settle for 10th place on the starting grid, to grab pole with a time of 1:40.593 despite running wide at Turn 16. Bottas, meanwhile, was disappointed not to secure his second career pole. It was an improvement for Hamilton, after s...

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  • First blood to the All Blacks
First blood to the All Blacks

Williams also led attacking raids early in the second half which lifted the Lions and unsettled New Zealand until Ioane soothed their nerves with a try that gave the All Blacks a 20-8 lead. Barrett put the All Blacks ahead with his first penalty a minute later. New Zealand: TV: Sky Sport 1. Read confident his repaired broken thumb...

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  • Red Army descends on Auckland for first Lions test
Red Army descends on Auckland for first Lions test

On Saturday we were back in the North Island of New Zealand and in Rotorua, the home town of Saints players Dylan Hartley and Teimana Harrison. "I thought we created some great chances, we played some lovely rugby and scored a couple of nice tries, which was hugely positive", the New Zealander told a news conference.

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  • Arsenal, West Ham United given Henry Onyekuru boost
Arsenal, West Ham United given Henry Onyekuru boost

The youngster spent five years with the Aspire Academy before joining Belgian outfit K.A.S Eupen in 2015 with the club having created a strong link with the Qatari organisation in recent years. He said: 'He [Iwobi] is a nice fellow, who is open to all despite his star status in the team. "We talked a bit about Arsenal and their manager Arse...

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  • Russian Federation chase win in 3-wayrace for Confed Cup last 4
Russian Federation chase win in 3-wayrace for Confed Cup last 4

Mexico faced host nations in the last two World Cups, drawing with South Africa in 2010 and with Brazil in 2014. His participation in the Confederations Cup is over, although it is not yet certain when he will be able to start training for the Bundesliga side.

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  • Ronaldo can handle tax scandal says Pepe
Ronaldo can handle tax scandal says Pepe

Regional prosecutors have accused the Portugal captain of four crimes against Spain's exchequer, committed between 2011 and 2014 and which involve a tax fraud of 14,768,897 euros ($16,467,518), reports Efe. The Portugal worldwide will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. "Ronaldo took legal advantage of what is known i...

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  • Mexico look to book place in Confederations Cup semifinals against Russian Federation
Mexico look to book place in Confederations Cup semifinals against Russian Federation

New AC Milan signing Andre Silva should lead Portugal's attack in Saint Petersburg, where Portugal will be the heavy favourites. "Everybody wants to watch Cristiano Ronaldo , even I want to watch Cristiano Ronaldo ", said Santos through a translator ahead of the match .

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  • Portugal likely to rest Cristiano Ronaldo as semis beckon
Portugal likely to rest Cristiano Ronaldo as semis beckon

They finished third in their group, with three draws to their name, then beat Croatia 1-0 in extra time in the round of 16, Poland on penalties in the quarterfinals and Wales 2-0 in the semifinals, before needing extra time again in the decider.

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  • €55 million rated Real Madrid superstar to choose Manchester United over Chelsea
€55 million rated Real Madrid superstar to choose Manchester United over Chelsea

The Colombian worldwide started just 13 league games last season and his exit from the club was all-but confirmed after Rodriguez was axed from Zinedine Zidane's squad for the Champions League final win over Juventus. Tipped to leave the Bernabeu, a number of European giants have been linked with a moves for the Colombia global, with names such as ...

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