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Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of defrauding tax authorities in Spain during his time with Real Madrid . Statements from the prosecution indicate that Ronaldo will be charged with using offshore financial instruments , including holdings in the British Virgin Islands, to hide payments made to him for the use of his brand to promote products. Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3-million tax fraud


Manchester United have paid Benfica an initial €35m for the signature of the 22-year-old Sweden global centre-back and he has landed at Old Trafford to reinforce Jose Mourinho's defensive options. The accusations against Mr Mourinho, now the manager of Manchester United , date back to his time as coach at Real Madrid . Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. Read More »

Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev clean up Mayweather v McGregor mess

This is how it went in the light heavyweight match-up of arguably the two best men in the sport, who ascended to those spots by facing each other in a close fight previous year that Ward won controversially: Kovalev started better. "After this, we don't want to hear any excuses", Ward said ( via ESPN ). "I knew he was hurt". There were low blows. Ward wanted to prove that his previous win over Sergey Kovalev was not a gift and Sergey wanted to show that he was a victim of poor ... Read More »

Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final

But Ostapenko played fearlessly in the decider and pounded away a 50th clean victor to become the first Latvian player to reach a grand slam final. She is also the first Latvian player to reach a grand slam final. "It's an awesome feeling", she said. The 2014 runner-up, who saved a match point in the previous round, will become world number one if she defeats Jelena Ostapenko, the daredevil Latvian who blazed her way to Saturday's final. Read More »

Manchester United in the clear over Paul Pogba signing


However, it was announced in May that Federation Internationale de Football Association had requested documentation as they wanted full clarification over the deal after it was suggested that Pogba's agent Mino Raiola was set to earn up to £41million. Read More »

Lewis calls Floyd-McGregor August fight as 'ridiculous'


Mayweather and McGregor put pen to paper on a mega-money deal to fight in Las Vegas on August 26. Some think the fight is a ludicrous mismatch, including, in all likelihood, Mayweather, who has already filed for trademarks on several phrases with "50" and "50-0" in them. Read More »

HYS: Should West Ham sign Adama Traore?


Spanish publication Sport are claiming that Chelsea might spice up the transfer market with a surprise signing. The 2015-16 Premier League champions remain interested in the attacking midfielder and it is understood that Monk has agreed a move for Ramirez to join the Foxes. Read More »

Is Paul George dipping on IN? 4 potential landing spots

Heading to the Lakers would put George, who will make $19.5 million in 2017-18, close to his hometown of Palmdale, Calif., just on the other side of the San Gabriel Mountains from Los Angeles. On one hand, the Lakers have not offered any indication they would make a deal for George for any of their young players since they would have enough cap space to sign him anyway in 2018. Read More »

Portugal vs Mexico: VAR not working well - Santos

New Zealand were more competitive in a 2-1 loss in Nashville previous year, a game in which the Mexicans were knocked off their stride by some effective pressing defence. The FIFA Player of the Year, who had scored 11 goals in seven games coming into Sunday's encounter, was perhaps not as influential as usual but was still named man-of-the-match. Read More »

Mailbag: Should the Heat pursue a trade for Paul George?


Before Cavs fans start worrying about a potentially franchise-altering trade, they should be concerned about the fact that their team barely has a GM right now. That could force the Pacers to push their asking price down after resisting significant offers from the Boston Celtics at the trade deadline in February. Read More »

3 reasons why Jimmy Butler is a better fit than Paul George

George is a Southern California native and playing for the Lakers would represent a homecoming for him. George said he has reiterated his desire to lead the Pacers to an National Basketball Association title and provided insight on what he believes the Pacers need to do it. Read More »

Bellinger fastest to 21 HRs; Dodgers outslug Mets 10


But after Monday night's two-homer game-in which he in the first inning completed his inadvertent quest to tie the record for the fastest player ever to hit 20 homers before in the second inning setting the record for fastest player ever to 21 homers-he's probably only a night or two away from hitting 22. Read More »

Matsuyama welcomes learning curve at US Open


As Koepka picked up momentum, Harman began to lose steam. He played in Kazakhstan and Madeira Island, Finland and Belgium. Take the shots one at a time, Johnson told him. Some of the loudest cheers at the U.S. Open were reserved for a guy who never really challenged the leaders. Koepka's score for his first major championship title tied Rory McIlroy for the lowest score in relation to par for a U.S. Read More »

Real Madrid reject Ronaldo exit talk

In three years with Real Madrid , Mourinho won La Liga in 2012 and the Spanish Cup in 2011. The Portuguese manager is accused of evading tax in Spain to the tune of €3.3 million between 2011 and 2012, a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement. Read More »

Ronaldo to Appear Before Judge in July for Tax Fraud

The Portugal global will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31. Ronaldo via his representatives last week denied any wrongdoing. However, it would appear that the Spanish side are yet to receive any offers from clubs for their players this summer. Portuguese sports daily A Bola had also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the decision. Read More »

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez 'not contemplating' Cristiano Ronaldo's departure

According to El Confidencial , Ronaldo will appear before a Spanish judge in Pozuelo next month to give evidence, which means that he is likely to miss Real's pre-season friendly against Barcelona in Miami on July 29. Other big names in football have been accused of tax fraud in Spain recently, BBC reports. Manchester United have so far made no comment on reports they are interested in buying back the player for an estimated 200 million euros, on top of the release fee. Read More »

Liverpool, United and Chelsea battle for Alex Oxlade


A report claims that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain considers his future at Arsenal after becoming "deeply frustrated" with the club's lack of movement over a new contract. However the Premier League side are yet to formally offer him a new deal. Oxlade-Chamberlain may not have performed consistently at the required level since his move to Arsenal years ago, but he can still be a vital player for the club. Read More »

Belgian troops shoot suspected bomber in Brussels station


Belgian police stand in front of a police cordon as people are evacuated at the Grand Place square near Central Station in Brussels after a reported explosion on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 . Witnesses reportedly told local media that they heard the man yelling before screaming, "Allahu Akbar" in Arabic. But police quickly appeared to take control of the area. Read More »

Paul George Future Does Not Involve Pacers


The Pacers want LA's No. 2 pick, but the Lakers have been adamant about their desire to keep and use that pick. Because the Lakers now have enough cap room for George, other franchises may realize he will likely end up in Los Angeles and just as a rental for their team. Read More »

Nadal wins record-breaking tenth French Open coronet


However, Nadal did play down his chances of triumphing at the All England Club by suggesting much would depend on how his knees would respond to playing on grass, with more questions now raised over his fitness for the third Grand Slam of the year by his Queen's pullout. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case on July 31

In addition, they say he only declared 11.5 million euros of Spanish-related income from 2011 to 2014, while what he really earned during that time was close to 43 million euros. It is still too early to tell if Ronaldo will leave, but it feels more likely that he will stay. "We don't want to disturb his concentration with the national team", said Perez. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case July 31 - court

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League semifinals first leg soccer match in May. In the season just ended, he won three trophies in his debut campaign at Manchester United , although he drew criticism after a poor league performance in which United finished sixth in the Premier League. Read More »

Pakistan pays India back in same coin in Champions trophy final


Some Indian newspapers, on the other hand, tried to ignore Pakistan's triumph. For them, and for millions of people across Pakistan, the taste of victory was sweet. "Not just today, not just tomorrow, this day will be remembered in Pakistan for years to come", said a beaming Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed as he made a passionate plea to other nations to play global cricket in their country. Read More »

Racing Starts Today at Royal Ascot


The annual June meeting at Ascot is one of the most important in the British flat-racing calendar, and climaxes with the Ascot Gold Cup on Saturday. A year ago the Queen's horse was put down after falling during the third day of the meeting . Read More »

Cavs, GM Griffin part after 3 straight NBA Finals trips

But Gilbert and team management saw otherwise, fueling speculation of another James exit from Cleveland when he enters free agency in 2018. The former All-Star guard met Tuesday with Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert about a position in Cleveland's front office, a person familiar with the encounter told the Associated Press. Read More »

New Adidas Jerseys for Flyers, NHL Leaked

The St. Louis Blues have unveiled their new home jerseys. I like the black jerseys, but the red home jerseys are my favorite. The new shoulder patch takes its design from the Wild script wordmark that had been a part of the green alternate sweaters that were worn from 2009 until last season. Read More »

Gasol to opt out of deal but re-sign with Spurs


Buford and company if they want to make that happen. Gasol signed a two-year deal last summer worth $30 million. It sounds like Pau Gasol will work under a new contract next season. An NBA championship or a Western Conference title would still be extremely hard to achieve with the Warriors likely at full strength again next season. Read More »

Rizzo hits leadoff HR, Cubs beat Padres 4-0


They were sucking...for the kids! It was only 2-0 when he left, but the Braves exploded for seven runs in the eighth to to give him all the insurance he'd need. Marcell Ozuna hit a walkoff, bases-loaded single for the Miami Marlins , who edged the NL East Division-leading Washington Nationals 8-7. Top Play (WPA): So about that ninth inning... Read More »

Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez calls Cristiano Ronaldo situation 'strange'

Spain's prosecutor's office in Madrid filed a tax fraud lawsuit against the Portugal forward last week , but newly-elected Real president Perez has described the entire situation as "very strange". "I know Cristiano, he's a good guy as a professional and as a person". "Nobody wants Morata to leave". "We released a statement to show him our support". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of cussing Mexico

But the newly introduced Video Assistant Referee called the referee's attention to Nani being in an offside position, leading to the goal being ruled out. "There is no reason to be concerned, we have to think about the next match". Hector Moreno (who Roma acquired for 6 million euros) scored the 2-2 goal in stoppage time as he beat Fonte and headed home from a corner-kick. Read More »