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Real Madrid boss tackles Ronaldo problem

Press Association Sport understands Ronaldo feels he has been singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of 14.7million euros (£12.8m). " Bayern's Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge had this to say: 'We're used to being the subject of intense transfer speculation during transfer windows. Read More »

Perez to remain Madrid president until 2021


Manchester United to offer £175 and De Gea for Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo . The rumours of Ronaldo leaving the Spanish giants emerged after allegations of around £15 million tax fraud by a law firm. Sky Sports is reporting that the Portuguese global is interested in the possibility of a move back to Old Trafford this summer. However, if Ronaldo's desire to leave Real Madrid is truly " irreversible ", as some outlets have described it, the team will calmly negotiate ... Read More »

Cherchesov claims Putin's speech motivated Russian Federation

At the St. Petersburg stadium it ended; Russian Federation 2-0 New Zealand . "We coped with the task before us", Cherchesov said. The Confederations Cup precedes the World Cup by a year to guarantee that the facilities and provisions of the host country are ready. Read More »

Re-elected Real Madrid president Florentino Perez tackles Cristiano Ronaldo problem


Among the issues Perez will have to deal with is Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo who is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with Spanish tax authorities. That leaves the ball firmly in Ronaldo's court, and although he is now occupied at the Confederations Cup , the Portugal captain may have to make his intentions known in order for a solution to be reached. Read More »

Pakistan send India packing by 180 runs


After India had won the toss, Fakhar, on three, was caught by wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni off a Jasprit Bumrah no-ball and the 27-year-old left-hander took full advantage to make his first worldwide century. Sania Mirza is the best woman tennis player India has ever produced and also the wife of Pakistan cricket star Shoaib Malik . "It's a young team, credit goes to my boys, this tournament can be a great booster for us". Read More »

Ronaldo, Hernandez and VAR give the Confederations Cup the spectacle it needed

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . "We wanted to win, of course, but we have to be satisfied with this result against the European champions", Chicharito said. "There is no reason to be concerned, we have to think about the next match". Selecao had the ball in the back of the net after 20 minutes through Pepe, but the Video Assistant Referee deemed the goal offside just moments before Ronaldo had struck the crossbar. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

McPhee will be challenged to find ready-made stars to shine on the Vegas strip, especially up front. He has a reasonable cap hit of $3.5 million USA for each of the next two seasons and registered 65 points in 2016-17. 24 overall pick in this week's draft, the Islanders with another first-round pick, the Blackhawks with Trevor van Riemsdyk, as well as a sizeable package from Anaheim - since the Ducks don't have a first-round pick this season, but a bevy of young depth on defence from ... Read More »

Gatland to meet ref over NZ 'blocking'

There's been no let-up, but the Irish and two-time Lions defence coach has embraced the hard and daunting schedule, and says the same is true for the rest of the coaching and management staff. Instead, they achieved an overwhelming superiority up front, packing a dominant scrum, and commanding nearly 70 percent of possession over both halves which gave them good field position. Read More »

Madrid hailed as 'Masters of the Universe' after crushing Juve


We've won trophies and of course it is one of the best moments of my career - I have the opportunity to say this every year but it's true! " Real Madrid , deserving champions", said Sport on its front cover, although the main splash was left for Barca's latest moves in the transfer market. Read More »

Celtics trade No. 1 overall draft pick to 76ers


Fultz, the talented guard out of Washington who has always been the presumptive No. 1 pick in the draft, worked out for the Sixers on Saturday instead of a previously scheduled meeting with the Celtics. Since it is a package deal, there could be players, draft picks , or both. Hayward choosing to go to Boston as a free agent would send Utah from looking like a team set to be in the top four in the West for years to come, to one that would essentially be forced to start over. Read More »

Northern Ireland caddie guides Brooks Koepka to US Open title


He remembers taking a phone call and receiving the best advice he's ever got: "Stick it out". "Just keep doing what you're doing, you're going to win the thing". He won the next day to graduate to the European Tour. It's a score that would've won all but two of the previous 116 renditions of the U.S. Open. On the Sunday, despite still holding the lead into the final round, Morgan was unable to cope with the expectation and carded an 81 with Tom Kite securing his first major. Read More »

Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs in finals

At that point it really was embarrassing for Pakistan and seemed to give them little to no chance of qualifying for the semi-finals with India and South Africa expected to dominate the group. Hasan Ali , the player of the tournament, took thirteen wickets which is joint-most with West Indies' Jerome Taylor in a one edition of the ICC Champions Trophy . Read More »

Morgan unbowed as befuddled England fluff their lines

If we play good cricket, definitely we will win this tournament. England captain Eoin Morgan said his team did not simply adapt to the conditions. "Then Junaid Khan, Rumman Raees - all credit goes to the bowlers". While Morgan rued Cardiff's low and slow wicket which he believed favoured Pakistan's bowling attack, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed described it as a "good pitch". Read More »

Zaman, Amir propel Pakistan to rout India for first Champions Trophy title

Zaman s batting didn t have the grace that one normally associates with left-handers but on a true pitch where hitting through the line was easy, it suited his style. Earlier, India were set a stiff 339-run target to retain the Champions Trophy title as Pakistan put on a splendid batting display to score 338 for four in the summit clash. Read More »

Tamim in ICC Champions Trophy team


India's inning got off to a rocky start with the collapse of its top batting order to Pakistan's bowling attack in chase of a daunting 339-run target in the high-octane nail-biting final of the Champions Trophy at London's Oval ground on Sunday. Read More »

Russian Federation vs Portugal: how and where to watch


Putin had asked Stanislas Cherchesov's men to "play like warriors" and they came out ready for battle in front of about 50,000 fans in Russia's second city. Portugal coach Fernando Santos was visibly displeased with the decision. The opening game of the double-header sees Portugal and Mexico facing off at Kazan Arena at 11:00 a.m. Read More »

Pakistan set 339 for India

Fakhar Zaman ignited the Champions Trophy final with a century in only his fourth one-day worldwide to leave India needing a challenging 339 to successfully defend their title in what could be the most watched cricket match in history. And yesterday it was the turn of Fakhar Zaman to have things go his way. "This is a fantastic form of the game that the players love playing", said Hussey, "And the supporters have shown that they still enjoy the spectacle of what one-day cricket can ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5 million tax fraud

Ronaldo's agency had previously said he was up to date on his taxes . It is alleged that the player used a Virgin Islands-based shell company to take care of his lucrative image rights and then routed these earnings through another shell company in Ireland to complete the subterfuge. Read More »

Pakistan 'pressure' got to India: Kohli


They have not just defied logic, they have spat in logic's face, questioned the moral inclinations of its parents, kicked it in the shins, put it in a headlock, strangled it unconscious, then shoved it into the mud and set its pants on fire. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's agent says Serie A options on table for striker


The superstar Swede has been released by United following a serious knee injury. Raiola's relationship with Milan has broken over Gianluigi Donnarumma's refusal to sign a new contract with the club, and the agent suggested the Rossoneri's new directors were incapable of negotiating a deal for a player of Ibra's stature. Read More »

Putting woes as Dustin Johnson stumbles at US Open


The couple also has a son named Tatum. The fine folks over at SB Nation have compiled a handy primer of this year's event , including a breakdown of a fescue controversy that threatens to tear apart the tournament at its seams (ok, maybe a little hyperbole there). Read More »

Kohli wishes Indian hockey team ahead of Pakistan HWL clash

But they were likely regretting their decision as Pakistan racked up a stunning 338 runs in their 50 overs . Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London s River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord s, was superb. Read More »

Prosecution, defense rest in trial over Baby Doe's death


The defense in the Bella Bond murder trial has rested their case after they submitted more evidence on Monday, following a failed attempt to throw out the entire case on Friday. The defense team has not determined if McCarthy will testify in his own defense. The defense claims the girl's mother, Rachelle Bond, murdered the girl-and they claim it was Rachelle who was obsessed with demons. Read More »

Zenith Downgrades Global, NA, Ad Growth Outlook


Global internet advertising is due this year to overtake television finally to become the world's biggest medium, an industry forecast predicted. In 2018, Zenith forecasts that the United Kingdom will be one of only three markets tracked where internet advertising's share exceeds 60 per cent, with China and Sweden the others. Read More »

NASCAR Cup Series tackles Pocono Sunday

Blaney's margin of victory was a mere.139 seconds. He was 15 in the second round (51.075 at 176.211) and 12 in the first round (51.151 at 175.950). On the lap-148 restart following a caution for Kasey Kahne's crash, Harvick was sixth. "I got to thank (Harvick) for racing me clean, that was nice of him to do". Look for him to be in contention again today. But to get that fan base that's available and new, the younger crowd has to win. Read More »