• Confederations Cup: Mexico eliminates host Russia, 2-1
Confederations Cup: Mexico eliminates host Russia, 2-1

A solo effort from Andre Silva , his eighth goal in 11 appearances, in the 80th minute and a stoppage-time goal from substitute Nani completed the scoring. The hosts wanted a penalty after Yuri Zhirkov fell inside the area in the sixth minute, but he was barely touched and the referee let the play continue.

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  • Ronaldo is wanted at Real Madrid - Salgado
Ronaldo is wanted at Real Madrid - Salgado

It is understood that it then prompted Ronaldo to come to the decision of quitting Real Madrid . Under Spanish law, a first-time offender is not required to serve time in jail for a sentence below two years. According to worldwide media platforms, including British publication The Mirror, Mourinho is keen to sign a Real Madrid striker, but ...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to hold Real Madrid talks after Confederations Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo to hold Real Madrid talks after Confederations Cup

Sandro Rosell was jailed last month in an on-going investigation process. Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup with Portugal's national soccer team, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. But the Portuguese International has denied these claims and hopes to prove he is right. Amid reports claiming tha...

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  • Saief, Dwyer, Rolda and Rowe among US Gold Cup newcomers
Saief, Dwyer, Rolda and Rowe among US Gold Cup newcomers

Arena unveiled his 23-man U.S. Gold Cup roster on Sunday, and newcomers Cristian Roldan , Kenny Saief and Dom Dwyer headline a squad that includes a total of 13 players with fewer than 10 caps. English-American striker Dom Dwyer and Israeli-American winger Kenny Saief will make their first appearances for the team at the Gold Cup. US pla...

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  • Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Charged With Millions Of Dollars In Tax Fraud
Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Charged With Millions Of Dollars In Tax Fraud

The Spanish club said it was "absolutely convinced" that the 32-year-old forward will prove his "total innocence". In a statement, Madrid's regional state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four accounts of tax fraud from 2011-14. Not only in terms of money, Ronaldo has had his fair share of success on the pitch as well of late with winning the La...

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  • Sanches expects to stay at Bayern Munich
Sanches expects to stay at Bayern Munich

The 19-year-old only managed nine starts in all competitions and failed to score a single goal for the Bundesliga champions. Sanches was strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford in 2016 with Jose Mourinho later lamenting the club's failure to sign the Portugal global.

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  • 2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident taken to hospital
2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident taken to hospital

They were listed in good condition, according to a statement posted to the official Thunderbirds Facebook page. Please keep the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds in your thoughts and prayers today. A decision on whether to go forward with plans for the show in Dayton on Saturday has not been made. An F-16 Thunderbird carrying two airmen - one from Co...

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  • HRW criticize Federation Internationale de Football Association over Russia World Cup sites
HRW criticize Federation Internationale de Football Association over Russia World Cup sites

Matches will be played in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi and Kazan , reports Tass news agency. The Moscow stadium is home to the Russian national team and Spartak Moscow who have used the stadium since it opened in 2014. The letter states that Federation Internationale de Football Association conducted dozens of inspections on World Cup stadi...

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  • Louis Riddick refutes report he's been contacted by Chiefs for GM job
Louis Riddick refutes report he's been contacted by Chiefs for GM job

The GM position unexpectedly opened up at the end of last week when the Chiefs and John Dorsey "parted ways" with a year left on his contract, in late June. That may or may not be true, but the Chiefs are without one of the top talent evaluators in the National Football League who drafted a number of Pro Bowl players during his time in Kansas City.

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  • La Decima: Nadal's 10th French Open title in numbers
La Decima: Nadal's 10th French Open title in numbers

The No. 4-seeded Nadal is bidding for his record 10th title in Paris and his 15th Grand Slam title overall. "For me to be here for many years is hard to describe". No matter as he broke through for 4-2 and then went to set point in the eighth game after a relentless forehand barrage sapped the will out of Wawrinka.

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  • Kevin Lee is ready to prove himself at UFC Fight Night 112
Kevin Lee is ready to prove himself at UFC Fight Night 112

Kevin Lee sat there grinning until he realised that the fight was being brought to him far sooner than scheduled. On the ground, he won't be able to control me. "I really think he did get emotional in that [press conference] but I really, really think he went to drawing board and used that emotion and put it to good use".

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  • Kovind starts his nationwide tour from UP, seeks support of political parties
Kovind starts his nationwide tour from UP, seeks support of political parties

Since the NDA's presidential pick hails from Kanpur Dehat district of the state, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said it is an honour that the son of Uttar Pradesh would be occupying the presidential office. In the Presidential election scheduled for July 17, he will face off with the Congress-led opposition candidate Meira Kumar , whose no...

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  • LSU gains commitment from top-50 2018 athlete Tae Provens
LSU gains commitment from top-50 2018 athlete Tae Provens

He was offered by LSU on February 1. The 247Sports Composite rates Provens as the No. 44 athlete in the country and the No. 20 recruit in Alabama. LSU added to its 2018 recruiting class on Saturday when 3-star athlete Tae Provens committed to the Tigers.

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  • Video review used to show red card to Cameroon defender
Video review used to show red card to Cameroon defender

With the score at 1-0 to the 2014 World Cup champions in the 62nd minute, Ernest Mabouka caught Emre Can high up the leg studs up after the Liverpool midfielder beat him to the ball. VAR is now being trialled at the Confederations Cup, and the Cameroon v Germany match saw a moment of pure VAR madness. Goals were correctly disallowed during Chil...

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  • Joel Embiid Dominated #NBADraft Twitter, Eeking Out Woj
Joel Embiid Dominated #NBADraft Twitter, Eeking Out Woj

Beyond the scouting, strategy and suspense of teams trying to select the right player for their slot in the NBA Draft , a spate of trades spiced up the proceedings at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday. "He should come to say hello", said Alexander Luk of Larry's. But as the Sixers gained the No. 1 overall draft choice for a second consecuti...

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  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes on 'pressure' for 'beautiful lap'
Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton takes on 'pressure' for 'beautiful lap'

But two safety cars and the red flag brought him back into the pack and the drama involving Hamilton and Vettel saw him gain further ground and the Finn eventually edged out Stroll to clinch second. Both Magnussen and Grosjean ran exclusively on the Pirelli P Zero Red supersoft tire throughout qualifying. However, Raikkonen believes that his ve...

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  • Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31
Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31

This assumes, however, that Ronaldo is still a Madrid player, with a source confirming that he wants to leave Madrid and Spain as a result of accusations from the Spanish tax authorities and the media. The Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez , has similarly publicised his belief that Ronaldo won't be leaving the club. The allegatio...

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  • Magic Johnson sees Ball as one piece in Lakers plan
Magic Johnson sees Ball as one piece in Lakers plan

They were not happy to see the second overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft traded in what amounted to a salary dump. The Lakers traded Russell and center Timofey Mozgov to the Nets in exchange for Brooklyn center Brook Lopez and the No.

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  • #3 - Jayson Tatum - Boston Celtics
#3 - Jayson Tatum - Boston Celtics

STRENGTHS: The 6-foot-8 checks every box when it comes to two-way potential at the 3-spot. Tatum struggled defensively, and often looked lost. And his answer initially was to ask me a question, "Individual or team?" Said Knighton: "There's a certain way they do things and it works".

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  • Bottas Blames Inability to Challenge Hamilton on Lack of Grip
Bottas Blames Inability to Challenge Hamilton on Lack of Grip

Daniel Ricciardo was responsible for the red flag after losing the back end of his Red Bull on the exit of turn six and qualifies 10th, while the Force Indias of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon went quicker than Williams duo Lance Stroll and Felipe Massa .

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