• Cristiano Ronaldo denies any wrongdoing on tax fraud case
Cristiano Ronaldo denies any wrongdoing on tax fraud case

Cristiano Ronaldo has told a Spanish judge that he has "never tried to avoid taxes". The 32-year-old, through his representatives, Gestifute, has vehemently denied the charges , saying he has a "clear conscience" as he attends the hearing where the judge will decide if there are grounds to charge him with a crime, and possibly, give him a priso...

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  • Tyron Woodley Reports Torn Labrum, Demands Apology From Dana White
Tyron Woodley Reports Torn Labrum, Demands Apology From Dana White

UFC president Dana White criticized welterweight champion Tyron Woodley after the fighter retained his belt by unanimous decision in Saturday's UFC 214 , and in doing so, White finds himself in a public feud with Woodley . I'm like, 'What? No way'. And if I don't get that, I'm going to start leaking some (expletive) that people don't want t...

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  • Pete Rose accused of statutory rape in newly filed court docs
Pete Rose accused of statutory rape in newly filed court docs

The Enquirer notes the filing contains a written statement in which Rose himself confirms the affair, but he dates it to 1975, and says he thought the girl was well over 16-the age of consent in Ohio. He claimed that he had forgotten how he met the woman and said he was unaware how long their relationship lasted. In some states, such as Florida, ...

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  • EPL clubs will make Champions Trophy 'competitive': Ancelotti
EPL clubs will make Champions Trophy 'competitive': Ancelotti

BAYERN MUNICH will face Liverpool in the Audi Cup at their home ground, the Allianz arena in what is going to be another heavyweight clash this pre-season. It's unlikely, at least to start with. It would no doubt be exciting to see how it works against bigger opposition in the Champions League , as well as whether Klopp has figured out ho...

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  • Pakistan's parliament elects Abbasi as prime minister
Pakistan's parliament elects Abbasi as prime minister

Aides say he is likely to favour a new personal style of government, while probably continuing his brother's focus on huge infrastructure projects and policies favouring business. He is a true loyalist of Sharif and stood with him when his government was toppled in 1999 by Musharraf. Abbasi is the former federal minister for petroleum and natural...

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  • Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympics
Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympics

Paris , Los Angeles' only rival in bidding for 2024, would then host the Olympics on the 100th anniversary of the 1924 Paris Games. Instead of flipping a coin, the International Olympic Committee said they would offer one city the right to host the 2024 Summer Games, and the other city would win the right to host the 2028 Sumer Games.

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  • PSG's Serge Aurier agrees five-year contract at Manchester United?
PSG's Serge Aurier agrees five-year contract at Manchester United?

Manchester United are "very close" to completing the signing of Paris Saint-Germain full-back Serge Aurier , according to the Independent chief football writer Miguel Delaney. Do you think Aurier would be good competition for Antonio Valencia for United? The main thing standing in Aurier's way is a trial on August 7th determining whether he...

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  • Maria Sharapova makes a winning return at Stanford Classic
Maria Sharapova makes a winning return at Stanford Classic

This is the first time Sharapova is competing in the United States since March 2015. Early in the third Sharapova fought off two break points to consolidate her lead, and wrapped up the match after two hours and two minutes. "All that matters is that I keep playing", she said. The more I play, the better I'll do. She also participated in the Madr...

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  • Man killed in boat collision at St. Clair Riverfest, officials say
Man killed in boat collision at St. Clair Riverfest, officials say

Clair River Sunday afternoon, the NBC affiliate in Detroit reports. Officials said each boat had two operators. The victim was raced to St. John River District Hospital in East China Township where doctors eventually pronounced him dead.

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  • Confirmed: Manchester United announce signing of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea
Confirmed: Manchester United announce signing of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea

However, the 32-times capped Serbian worldwide was among those under-performing badly in Mourinho's final season at Stamford Bridge before becoming a regular as new manager Antonio Conte took Chelsea to another title last season. The player was backed into 1/10 to make the move north although Italian giants Juventus were the best backed outfi...

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  • Alves off to dream PSG start
Alves off to dream PSG start

Every move of 18-year-old Mbappe drove the Monaco game forward to the excitement of the crowd with the loudspeaker even attributing Djibril Sidibe's 30 minute opener to the teenager. "I could not have dreamed of a better start with PSG ", he told reporters. The 25-year-old was good friends with Alves during their time together at Barcelona, befo...

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  • Jürgen Klopp on Barça target:
Jürgen Klopp on Barça target: "Coutinho? No means no"

Dejan Lovren has told German magazine kicker that being a defender in Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side can be like playing as a "midfielder". But I think we have a very good team now. Klopp said that forward Divock Origi and defender Joe Gomez would miss the side's two friendlies in Munich with minor injuries, but both should be fit for the open...

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  • Mithali Raj reveals her successors in the Indian team
Mithali Raj reveals her successors in the Indian team

Mithali played in her fifth and final World Cup for India, captaining her team for the second time but unfortunately could not lay her hands on the coveted trophy. On behalf of the people of Telangana state and my own behalf, I congratulate you. According to the release, the 34-year-old cricketer will get a cash prize of Rs 1 crore and 600 sq yar...

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  • Yoan Moncada Carted Off With Bruised Knee After Colliding With Teammate's Head
Yoan Moncada Carted Off With Bruised Knee After Colliding With Teammate's Head

Moncada and Garcia were chasing Darwin Barney's bases-loaded blooper into shallow right field when the second baseman kneed a sliding Garcia in the head. Moncada was taken from the field on a stretcher, and Garcia left the game under his own power. Moncada lay face down for an extended time before going off on the cart with a team doctor.

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  • Suns will host Australian NBL team Brisbane Bullets on October 13
Suns will host Australian NBL team Brisbane Bullets on October 13

Kestelman has been on a mission to take the NBL to the top of the Australian sporting landscape and while many laughed when he first took over in May 2015, Tuesday's announcement stopped that laughter in its tracks. The Thunder have catapulted back into the National Basketball Association top tier after the off-season acquisition of All-Star sma...

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  • Manchester United battling Arsenal to sign Manchester City's Jadon Sancho
Manchester United battling Arsenal to sign Manchester City's Jadon Sancho

City have offered the forward a "lucrative first professional contract", but Sancho is thought to be reluctant to sign. Sancho, who is also wanted by Arsenal and Tottenham, was excluded from City's pre-season tour squad over his refusal to sign a new contract amid interest from the North London clubs.

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  • Yankees add Sonny Gray to rotation before trade deadline
Yankees add Sonny Gray to rotation before trade deadline

He makes $3,575,000, is not eligible for free agency until after the 2019 season. Sonny Gray is moving into the Yankees' rotation, capping off a trio of trades created to boost a surprising pennant run. Luis Severino has been very good and may be the new ace for them. Fowler, who NY selected in the 18th round of the 2013 draft, was batting....

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  • Klopp fires fresh Coutinho warning to Barcelona
Klopp fires fresh Coutinho warning to Barcelona

The Reds are giving little indication they will sell and, according to French radio station RMC , have now rejected a bid of €100m from the Catalan giants. However, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insists they won't sell their star man at any price and they are under no pressure to cash-in as Coutinho is tied to a long-term contract at Anfield.

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  • Kenya's Rudisha pulls out from London World Championships
Kenya's Rudisha pulls out from London World Championships

Andersen said he had noticed an encouraging change in culture "starting with the athletes " but added that there was still an issue with banned coaches continuing to operate freely, particularly in race walking, a discipline where Russian Federation has had a bad doping record in recent years.

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  • Los Angeles Said to Host 2028 Olympics
Los Angeles Said to Host 2028 Olympics

The recommendation must also be rubber-stamped by the International Olympic Committee membership at a Session in Lima on September 13. This will be the first time the USA has hosted the Olympics since Salt Lake City in 2002. The deal will bring the Olympics back to Southern California for a third time , after Los Angeles hosted the Games i...

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