• Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case
Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

The case involves income the Argentina forward made from image rights, not from his salary paid by Real Madrid . Marco Asensio signed for Real Madrid in November of 2014 for a paltry sum of €3.9 million from Mallorca, he spent the subsequent seasons on loan at Mallorca and Espanyol before returning to Madrid.

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Perez will also seek showdown talks with Ronaldo to clarify his future, but only after Portugal's participation in the Confederations Cup comes to an end. Jose Mourinho now manages Manchester United . And Perez said it would have been a dream to bring Messi to the Santiago Bernabeu, had it not been for Barca's early recruitment of the Argentina...

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  • South Africa wins toss, bats in 1st T20 vs. England
South Africa wins toss, bats in 1st T20 vs. England

And the Yorkshireman's unbeaten 60 from 35 balls was the platform on which this victory was built. Surrey opener Jason Roy will return to the top of the England order to partner Alex Hales after being dropped for Jonny Bairstow for the defeat to Pakistan after scoring just 68 runs in nine ODI knocks.

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  • Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano , among others, have already been convicted. Ronaldo has been linked with a return to Manchester United having been "outraged" by what he feels is unfair treatment by Spanish tax authorities, making him determined to leave the country.

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  • Predators, NHL reveal new uniforms
Predators, NHL reveal new uniforms

The league switched from Reebok to Adidas. The announcement that the National Hockey League would switch from Reebok to Adidas jerseys was made in September 2015. The Minnesota Wild , Edmonton Oilers , Carolina Hurricanes , Colorado Avalanche , New Jersey Devils and Nashville Predators are among teams sporting discernible changes with the...

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  • Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain
Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. Last year, Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, were found guilty on three counts of defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros (£3.6 million...

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  • British court declares Boris Becker bankrupt
British court declares Boris Becker bankrupt

Declining to adjourn the case for a further 28 days she said Becker was "a man with his head in the sand". Becker, 49, who was born in Germany and lives in London , recently coached Novak Djokovic and has worked as a TV commentator. He more recently coached multiple major victor Novak Djokovic for three years before parting ways in December. "Th...

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  • Florentino Perez: 'Real Madrid would have liked to have had Lionel Messi'
Florentino Perez: 'Real Madrid would have liked to have had Lionel Messi'

After tearing it up for Santos and the Brazilian national team, Neymar quickly became one of the hottest talents in world football and a long queue for his signature formed, and featured the very biggest clubs in the world. Going to Real Madrid at a tender age where players are already developed will be hard and could delay Mbappe's progression. ...

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  • Mayweather vs. McGregor: 'Farce or circus?'
Mayweather vs. McGregor: 'Farce or circus?'

McGregor is a double UFC champion but has never competed as a professional boxer. CONOR McGREGOR will be stripped of nearly all his MMA skills when he takes on Floyd Mayweather - but he could borrow one from WWE star Roman Reigns.

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  • Green to LeBron: You started the super team, bro
Green to LeBron: You started the super team, bro

Green, who made a remark the Cleveland Cavaliers suck in 2015 after winning their first title in 40 years, wore a "Quckie" troll shirt, short for Quicken Loans Arena, to show off the Warriors ending the Finals series too quick. In case you missed it, the Warriors beat the Cavs in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. James responded by taking a screenshot ...

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  • Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint
Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

Spanish prosecutors said today they had filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud in 2011 and 2012. Jose Mourinho during his spell as Real Madrid manager (Joe Giddens/Empics) Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup with Portugal's national team, has played in Spain for Real Ma...

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  • Hamilton wins in Canada for sixth time
Hamilton wins in Canada for sixth time

While Hamilton left from the pole and was never challenged, Vettel had to work his way back up to the front after sustaining damage to his front wing when Max Verstappen cut across his nose at the start. Vettel had a mishap on turn two on his final fast lap or he may have had a chance to nip Hamilton for the pole. The flying Dutchman's charge...

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  • Travelers the focus after Day's dismal US Open
Travelers the focus after Day's dismal US Open

There's already a palpable buzz in the air, even before the tournament rounds have begun, and much of that is related to the impressive collection of elite superstars that have gathered here in the heart of the Constitution State. A relatively new competition rule and some unusual perks have helped bring some of golf's biggest names to CT this we...

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  • Oilers' Connor McDavid named EA Sports NHL 18 cover athlete
Oilers' Connor McDavid named EA Sports NHL 18 cover athlete

This can be played in local co-op or online against other players, while there's also a campaign mode where you work through a circuit and unlock unspecified, "objective-based" rewards. For starters, he was voted as the victor of the Ted Lindsay Award, and then later was named as the cover athlete for National Hockey League 18. Additionally, the ...

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  • Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud

According to the prosecutor, a "shell company" in the Virgin Islands was used to hide Ronaldo's total earnings from the Spanish tax office . Despite the accusations, Ronaldo's agents, GestiFute , maintain that he is up to date on his taxes .

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  • Lions Tour 2017: Peter O'Mahony to captain Lions against All Blacks
Lions Tour 2017: Peter O'Mahony to captain Lions against All Blacks

Alun Wyn Jones is also picked ahead of Maro Itoje in the second-row, with the England lock named on the bench . In midfield, the form centres, Jonathan Davies and Ben Te'o are selected to add bulk, defensive organisation and the ability to punch holes, with Te'o in particular, expected to test out Beauden Barrett 's appetite for defending the...

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  • United Nations says 65.6 million people displaced globally
United Nations says 65.6 million people displaced globally

The figure of 65.6 million comprises three important components. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees ( UNHCR ) on Tuesday appealed to stakeholders to support the rights of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Yobe with education, safe living condition and economic rehabilitation.

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over rude chants at Confederations Cup
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over rude chants at Confederations Cup

We need to be clever, and play on the counter - combining all styles of play. "We were unlucky against them before so we'll be going for three points". Opening goalscorer Quaresma, who benefited from a lovely Ronaldo pass, did speak briefly on his team-mate and long-time friend. "Dorogiye druzhya (dear friends), dobro pozhalovat (welcome)", Inf...

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  • UFC stars excited about big fight
UFC stars excited about big fight

With the looming bout now officially set for Saturday, August 26 in Las Vegas , the two sides have obviously come to an agreement after months of negotiations. It's taken a lot to get two of combat sports finest together in the same ring - and the moneymen are sure as hell not going to let Conor McGregor cut loose with his entire toolkit of fi...

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  • US Open leaderboard crowded after day two
US Open leaderboard crowded after day two

So is Brooks Koepka , another player under the Harmon family umbrella, who is tied for the halfway lead at seven under with three others. Casey is tied with Rickie Fowler at 7 under for the lead. The leader board even reserved the right to produce names only lightly discussed through the week, such as 2010 British Open champion and 2012 Maste...

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  • Blackhawks' Hossa to miss 2017-18 season with skin disorder
Blackhawks' Hossa to miss 2017-18 season with skin disorder

His agent, Ritch Winter, was not available for comment either. "It's only amusing to anyone who's never had it", a team source told Friedman . In fact, Sportsnet wrote , "doctors wanted his blood tested every few weeks to make sure there were no major side effects".

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  • Germany's inexperience highlighted while beating Australia
Germany's inexperience highlighted while beating Australia

Chile now top Group B after their 2-0 win over Cameroon in Moscow on Sunday, and both teams lining up in Sochi will been to keep pace with the South American champions. And Germany extended their lead with a copybook move in the 48th minute. But Germany were by no means in control and a blunder by Bernd Leno gifted Tomi Juric a tap-in ...

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  • Nate Diaz's former agency files lawsuit over contract dispute
Nate Diaz's former agency files lawsuit over contract dispute

Diaz was paid $2 million up front for the rematch and along with pay-per-view points he stood to make multiple times more than that when the dust finally settled on the event. FOX Sports' Damon Martin reports that Diaz' agent, Lloyd Pierson, has filed a lawsuit against the UFC lightweight superstar. Nate Diaz could not be reached for comment, ...

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  • Azarenka makes winning return after break to have baby
Azarenka makes winning return after break to have baby

Azarenka, a former World No. 1 player, defeated Risa Ozaki , 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7), at the Mallorca Open on Wednesday. Japan's World No. 74 Risa Ozaki made it very tough for the Belarusian, who is making her comeback after giving birth to son Leo in December.

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  • For some rookies, NBA draft isn't the start of a pro career
For some rookies, NBA draft isn't the start of a pro career

Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Monk is great at creating his own shot and is sneakily athletic. Danny Ainge obviously isn't Red Auerbach, but this is a trade where the team acquiring the top overall pick is the one struggling with the decision rather than the team sending it away.

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  • Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia
Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

During last year's European Championships, Portugal's run through the knockout stage was defined just as much by their excellent defense as the play of Cristiano Ronaldo . The Russian captain and custodian, Igor Akinfeev , on his 100th appearance was enormous between the sticks and made a sensational stop to deny Andre Silva in the second-hal...

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  • Illinois Budget Special Session Underway
Illinois Budget Special Session Underway

Republicans continue to push their plan and Democrats have their own. Nevertheless, Gov. Rauner, despite his philosophical opposition to tax increases, said he would accept some new revenue and tax increases, if the Democrats would agree to some of his reforms.

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  • Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is now a done deal
Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is now a done deal

The undefeated boxer and the UFC lightweight champion will settle their feud on August26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . If he can beat Floyd Mayweather by knockout in their boxing match later this summer, though, UFC President Dana White thinks he will be the biggest sports star on the planet, period.

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins goalie quandary: Murray vs Fleury - Game 5
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie quandary: Murray vs Fleury - Game 5

Kessel, who had been pulled off Malkin's line for Game 4 but returned to that spot during Wednesday's practice, said no. The Penguins have come within two games of the first team to capture consecutive Cups in almost two decades due in large part to their resiliency.

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  • Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game
Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio said he lost control during Wednesday's Confederations Cup match against New Zealand , and said he is sorry his shouts of anger at the All Whites' bench were heard on the television broadcast. There was also no place for promising winger Hirving Lozano , 21, who signed a six-year contract for PSV Eindhoven on Monday...

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  • Manchester United cleared of any wrongdoing in Paul Pogba transfer
Manchester United cleared of any wrongdoing in Paul Pogba transfer

Federation Internationale de Football Association announced that they have, in fact, opened disciplinary proceedings against Juventus , the club from which Pogba joined. United always insisted they had done nothing wrong despite reports claiming they had paid Raiola £41m to ensure Pogba made the move to Old Trafford .

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  • Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch
Ward stops Kovalev in eight to win rematch

The California-native landed a massive right hand that stunned the Russian, and followed it up with a barrage to the body that forced Kovalev to his knees and referee Tony Weeks to stop the contest. I sparred 107 rounds for the first fight. Ward vs Kovalev Pattern: In both fights, Sergey began well and then faded. He fought at a more measured...

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  • Perez: No talks with Ronaldo on exit rumors
Perez: No talks with Ronaldo on exit rumors

Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing, and Madrid has issued a statement saying it believed the player was innocent. Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo calls for referee's attention during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia, Sunday, June 18, 2017.

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  • Fleetwood: 'Pictured winning the US Open a lot'
Fleetwood: 'Pictured winning the US Open a lot'

While Erin Hills was still not playing as hard as many past U.S. Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve. World number one Dustin Johnson led an unprecedented exodus of big guns at the 117th US Open on Friday as four players grabbed a share of the lead at the halfway stage.

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  • Teenager Ostapenko shocks Wozniacki to reach last four
Teenager Ostapenko shocks Wozniacki to reach last four

Ostapenko incredibly recovered from losing her first five games to win 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. "I really get nervous". Indeed this time there was no comeback for France's top hope to end a 17-year singles drought at Roland Garros as the 13th seed was defeated by Timea Bacsinszky 6-4 6-4 in the quarterfinals.

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