• Arsenal Alexis, Ozil contract plans hit by massive regulation blow
Arsenal Alexis, Ozil contract plans hit by massive regulation blow

The Chile worldwide is entering the final 12 months of his contract at the Emirates Stadium and little progress appears to have been made on an extension, Sanchez admitting he wants to play for a club capable of challenging for the league title.

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  • Jose Mourinho Accused of £2.9m Tax Fraud During Real Madrid Regime
Jose Mourinho Accused of £2.9m Tax Fraud During Real Madrid Regime

Last week , Spanish prosecutors accused Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding the government of $16.5 million in unpaid taxes from 2011 to 2014, a charge he denies. The investigation was opened after the Spanish tax authorities informed the Public Prosecutor's Office about perceived discrepancies in the data, with a Madrid judge no...

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  • Petra Kvitova qualifies for her first final since horrific knife attack
Petra Kvitova qualifies for her first final since horrific knife attack

Kvitova and Barty are scheduled on Centre Court, at 1:30pm BST. . Kvitova, who struck the ball solidly from both sides, moved well and made some forays to the net. It is only Kvitova's second tournament since the seven-month hole which was torn from her career, and this was only her sixth match, yet she has reached her first grass court final sin...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw
FIFA Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw

We'll be able to present them with a strong opposition and we'll be able to win. Loew, having rested all of his World Cup-winning stars, will match his young guns against an experienced Chile team which won both the 2015 and 2016 Copa America titles.

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  • Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia
Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russia

The New Zealand forward had the best of the early chances when he twice forced Mexico goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera into saves. Mexico's Hector Herrera , top, and his teammates celebrate their side's first goal during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Mexico and Russia , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Saturday, Ju...

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  • Johnson sees big things for Ball
Johnson sees big things for Ball

Hong). EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP ) - Magic Johnson pointed a long index finger at the wall of the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex, where the 16-time National Basketball Association champions' nine retired numbers hang over the practice court.

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  • Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game
Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

The only blot for Portugal was a booking for defender Pepe - his second of the tournament - to leave him suspended for the semifinal. This will be the first senior meeting between Portugal, ranked eighth in the world, and New Zealand , who are 95th - sandwiched between Guatemala and Madagascar.

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  • Instant Analysis: Five Takeaways From Astros' Sweep of Once-hot A's
Instant Analysis: Five Takeaways From Astros' Sweep of Once-hot A's

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer suffered a left hand contusion after being struck by a 92-mph fastball from Jesse Hahn leading off Thursday against the Oakland Athletics. In fact, Vogt didn't get his first hit until he was traded to the A's the following April. Now he has his first winning streak in the big leagues. The Astros gave ...

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  • McGregor vs. Mayweather: Fight Rules
McGregor vs. Mayweather: Fight Rules

On Wednesday evening, McGregor hinted at an impending announcement on his Twitter page before Mayweather quickly confirmed a deal had been agreed for a boxing match in Las Vegas . "The impossible deal is now done". "The reason he's such a superstar is this guy will fight anyone, anywhere and at any time", UFC chief Dana White said about hi...

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  • Pakistan traffic police uses Jasprit Bumrah's no ball to warn drivers
Pakistan traffic police uses Jasprit Bumrah's no ball to warn drivers

Jasprit Bumrah was criticized strongly by the Indian fans afterwards, and even his teammate Hardik Pandya wrote on Twitter "Hume to apno ne loota, gairo me kahan dum tha (We were looted by our own, why blame others)". "You are a youth icon & an inspiration for all of us", the post on Jaipur Traffic Police's Twitter wall read. Jaipur traff...

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  • Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain
Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud in Spain

He has led Madrid to back-to-back Champions League titles and its first Spanish league in five seasons this year, and helped Portugal to win last year's European Championship. Former Real Madrid player Angel Di Maria has reached an agreement with Spanish prosecutors over a tax evasion charge related to his image rights, a Madrid-based cou...

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  • India sweep aside insipid South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals
India sweep aside insipid South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

In what was effectively a quarterfinal tie, South Africa sank to a mediocre 191 all out on a benign pitch at the Oval, before India rushed home with 12 overs to spare. The fourth and fifth run outs by India in this tournament sent a shiver through the South Africans that they couldn't shake off. Questions are now being asked whether the 33-...

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  • Confederations Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico
Confederations Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov said he will decide his starting line-up after training with an electric atmosphere expected for the national team s first game at the Kazan Arena. We need to play with motivation. Mexico's Nestor Araujo, inseen in the fram, scores during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Mex...

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  • Ronaldo on target as Portugal ease into semifinals
Ronaldo on target as Portugal ease into semifinals

Andre Silva and Nani added late goals despite his best efforts. And Nani , Ronaldo's replacement from the bench, added a fourth for good measure, ensuring that Portugal's next generation did not take all the glory as Fernando Santos' men finished ahead of Mexico thanks to a super goal difference after their 2-1 defeat of Russian Federat...

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  • Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth to take on China's Shi Yuqi in semis
Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth to take on China's Shi Yuqi in semis

The two were neck-and-neck from there, but at 13-13 Praneeth took three straight points to make it 16-13. Men's singles: Kidambi Srikanth bt B Sai Praneeth 25-23, 21-17. After an initial period of wariness, when both players tried keeping each other away from the net by playing long rallies, Srikanth switched to an all-out attack from 9-6 ...

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  • Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher
Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes by 2 lengths for Pletcher

The two were neck and neck most of the race on Saturday until Tapwrit overtook him in the final stretch by two lengths. In winning his third career Belmont Stakes Pletcher captured two of the three jewels of this year's Triple Crown. The loss of Always Dreaming gave Pletcher a clear conscience to not only run Tapwrit but get behind him with...

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  • Will provide money trail and documents: Captain (r) Safdar
Will provide money trail and documents: Captain (r) Safdar

Safdar said that the Joint Investigation Team's attitude towards him was positive and he answered all questions that were asked from him. Members of PML (N) youth wing were present outside the Judicial Academy to express their solidarity with Captain (r) Safdar.

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  • Hamilton takes 66th career pole in Azerbaijan GP
Hamilton takes 66th career pole in Azerbaijan GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, celebrates his pole position following the qualification at the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan , Saturday, June 24, 2017. The second Renault of Jolyon Palmer failed to take part in the session after suffering an engine fire in final practice, which the team were unable to c...

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  • Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna discusses health issues
Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna discusses health issues

They are 4-1 on this homestand. Morales is not in Saturday's starting lineup. Osuna has appeared in 31 games for the Blue Jays this season, converting 19 of his 22 save opportunities and boasting a 2-0 record with a 2.48 ERA in 29.0 innings pitched.

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  • Counter-protests outnumber anti-Muslim hate marches across the US
Counter-protests outnumber anti-Muslim hate marches across the US

Despite the clashes, the State Patrol reports no injuries. The other march, called " Seattle Stands with our Muslim Neighbors ", seeks to bring the community together in solidarity with Muslims. Constitution. Standing on the opposite side of the street from the demonstration in New York City, teacher Marjorie Stamberg, said "Two people were...

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  • Morgan blames pitch for poor England show
Morgan blames pitch for poor England show

Pakistan were expert with the ball, and fielded increasingly well too after dropping three early catches. "After two years of positive one-day batting, that is the biggest disappointment", he wrote. Asked why Pakistan's batsmen thrived where his did not, Morgan replied: "I think the explanation is they played two days ago on it". It is something ...

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  • Danny Ainge said Josh Jackson 'didn't want to play for the Celtics'
Danny Ainge said Josh Jackson 'didn't want to play for the Celtics'

The 6-foot-8, 207-pound Jackson averaged 16.3 points and 7.4 points per game for the Jayhawks while shooting 51.3 percent from the field, including 37.8 percent from 3-point range. He recently included Boston on a list of teams he'd like to play for. The feeling is everything I wished for and more I'm trying not to cry right now.

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  • Ronaldo possibly rested for final group encounter
Ronaldo possibly rested for final group encounter

The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans. The result extends a winless run at Federation Internationale de Football Association tournaments for two teams that each lost their opening game in Russia and all three matches at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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

Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. The Spanish Supreme Court found Lionel Messi guilty of similar crimes past year. Mourinho is the seventh Mendes client accused of tax evasion in Spain after Ricardo Carvalho, Angel Di Maria , Pepe, Fabio Coentrao, Radamel Falcao and Cristiano Ro...

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  • Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud
Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now coaches Manchester United. "To this date, neither the Spanish tax authorities, nor the public prosecutor have contacted Jose Mourinho or his advisers who were hired for the inspection process", read a statement from his representatives.

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  • Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team
Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

Just a few hours after basketball star Markelle Fultz was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, he seemingly forgot to mention the team that had just picked him in a post on Instagram. Washington's Markelle Fultz , wearing basketball-themed shoes, poses for photos on the red carpet before the...

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  • Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft
Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Jonathan Isaac, right, poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Orlando Magic as the sixth pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. They drafted Lauri Markkanen , 7' power forward, out of Arizona. Widely reviled and also admired, the Sixers' plan to go from worst-to...

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  • NBA Draft: Markelle Fultz in Philly Rumor, Impact for TJ McConnell?
NBA Draft: Markelle Fultz in Philly Rumor, Impact for TJ McConnell?

During a dizzying few days of deals around the National Basketball Association, the presumed No. 1 pick had his Saturday plans - not to mention his future destination - change when the Philadelphia 76ers brought him in for a workout. If it is not, the Celtics will instead receive either Sacramento's or Philadelphia's first round pick in 2019, whi...

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  • Louis Blues Make Deal for Flyers' Brayden Schenn
Louis Blues Make Deal for Flyers' Brayden Schenn

The Flyers made the blockbuster move of the first round of the NHL Draft. The Flyers used the No. 27 overall pick to select Morgan Frost from the OHL's Sault Ste. Lehtera recorded 22 points in 64 games with St. Louis last season. The Blues were a solid 12th in the league in goals per game but could use an offensive boost from Schenn as they l...

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  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft

In order to ensure the Golden Knights would take Fleury, the Penguins gave up a second-round pick in the 2020 draft. Ten of those players never played a game for the Thrashers. Because only the Philadelphia Flyers are still searching for a starter in net, there wasn't the anticipated run on goalies . Quality goaltending was key to those clubs an...

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  • Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain
Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

Former Portugal global, Luis Figo, says "nobody is indispensable" amid heavy speculation that his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Real Madrid . In European competition, he has led Porto to UEFA Cup victory in 2003 and a Champions League triumph in 2004, and also won the Champions League with Inter Milan in 2010.

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  • India arrests villagers for cheering Pakistan cricketers in Champions Trophy
India arrests villagers for cheering Pakistan cricketers in Champions Trophy

Indian cricket fans have been teasing the Pakistan cricket team and its fans on the basis of the "Mauka Mauka" video ahead of every match between the arch-rivals since the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. "The fact is that World T20s do attract a lot of interest, they generate significant revenue for the television companies, but most importantly fr...

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  • Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin
Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin

A knock to the knee slowed him down in the second half. Seibold said the Queensland team will be 1-17 as named by coach Kevin Walters. Veteran forwards Nate Myles, Sam Thaiday, Jacob Lillyman and Aidan Guerra paid the price for the NSW forwards' dominance.

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  • Confederations Cup: Scenarios before final group matches
Confederations Cup: Scenarios before final group matches

Petersburg, Russia , Friday, June 23, 2017. Forward Chris Wood put New Zealand ahead three minutes from the first-half whistle. After the break Portugal , who should have been out of sight, maintained pressure early on and the hosts , firmly supported by their fans at a packed Spartak stadium, were grateful to their veteran goalkeeper Igo...

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  • Get Excited About New Mavs Point Guard Dennis Smith Jr
Get Excited About New Mavs Point Guard Dennis Smith Jr

Smith played at Trinity Christian School and averaged 22.2 points per game as a junior before being named North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year. Cole, whose own fleeting hoop career has been detailed and venerated, has been a fan and friend of the former North Carolina State guard for years.

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