• Socceroos puzzled by slow Sochi start
Socceroos puzzled by slow Sochi start

Rodic's shot came off defender Shkodran Mustafi and he followed up with a shot that went under Leno. Russian Federation is their third appearance at the Tournament of Champions - they went out at the group stage in Mexico in 1999, although managed to claim third place as hosts in 2005, thanks to a 4-3 win over Mexico in their playoff.

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  • Portugal lose Pepe and wait on Silva
Portugal lose Pepe and wait on Silva

Petersburg . Ronaldo scored with a penalty kick in the 33rd minute, four minutes before Bernardo Silva slipped a shot into an unguarded goal. It was a typically efficient performance from Portugal , who never looked in danger despite a sluggish start.

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  • National Hockey League draft: Vegas Knights center attention on 18-year-old
National Hockey League draft: Vegas Knights center attention on 18-year-old

Glass was selected by the expansion Vegas Golden Knights with their first-ever pick Friday night, going No. 6 overall as part of a parade of forwards at the top of the National Hockey League draft. 6. Once the laughs died down, the Hawks selected Finnish defenseman Henri Jokiharju. "It's an unbelievable feeling, of course, Jonathan Toews and...

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"I hope" Ronaldo returns to Man United

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , accused of evading 14.7 million euro ($16.5 million) in tax, has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain , judicial sources told AFP Tuesday. He has a contract with us so he's a Madrid player. The Portuguese worldwide, whose header salvaged 1-0 win over Russian Federation in Wednesday's Confedera...

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  • Federer cruises past defending champ Mayer into Halle semis
Federer cruises past defending champ Mayer into Halle semis

I'm very happy for him, how he's developed in the last years. "It has been a hard year, I have spent a lot of time on practice, training and rehab so it is nice to be back on court", said Federer , who suffered a surprise defeat by Tommy Haas in Stuttgart earlier this month.

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  • Golden Knights set their own trade deadline
Golden Knights set their own trade deadline

McPhee was excited to discover the cache of quality players to choose from. McPhee has a variety of ways he can approach the expansion draft. "This has worked out very well for the Vegas Golden Knights and we expect to put a good, entertaining club on the ice", McPhee said .

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  • Rumor Rundown: Ducks and Golden Knights Have Deal in Place
Rumor Rundown: Ducks and Golden Knights Have Deal in Place

The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft will take place this week. Vegas' first team will be announced during the NHL Awards on Wednesday night. Blues general manager Doug Armstrong did not comment on the protection list Sunday. Those 30 teams have already revealed their protected lists - players that the Golden Knights can not select. It's clear that ...

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  • Roger Federer demolishes Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title
Roger Federer demolishes Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title

So both players have a lot to play for Sunday, June 25. Federer is quickly finding rhythm on grass after a loss last week in Stuttgart to Tommy Haas . "Well you can have a tough match in the first round no matter what, but obviously you're not going to play someone like Roger". "Roger is the best player of all time on grass, it will be a v...

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  • 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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