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It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final

Neither Young nor Gonzalez have ever been in the final of a Grand Slam tournament. "For me, it's a whole new situation that I'm facing". Trailing by a set and two breaks in the French Open quarterfinals, just one game from defeat, Simona Halep was not exactly full of positive thoughts during a changeover before her opponent tried to serve out the victory. Read More »

Ronaldo ordered to appear in court


The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes. Portuguese sports daily A Bola had also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the 32-year-old's decision. "I have not talked with him yet, but I will talk with him in the upcoming days". The Spanish prosecutor's office announced on Tuesday that it has filed a complaint in a Madrid court against the Portuguese coach regarding tax irregularities. Read More »

Schofield says Koepka made great impression in Europe


His finish equaled the scoring record for score in relation to par that Rory McIlroy established in 2011 at Congressional Country Club. And while the conditions were arguably the most hard of the week, it was the 27-year-old American who tamed Erin Hills with a five-under 67 on a breezy Sunday in Wisconsin. Read More »

ICC to axe Champions Trophy for more T20 World Cups

Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of the side that includes seven players from the two finalists The ICC today announced the Team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which includes players from five of the eight participating sides, with Pakistans Sarfraz Ahmed as captain. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud while at Real Madrid

However, CR7 has now reportedly told his Portugal team-mates while away on Confederations Cup duty, talks with Perez have been "very positive". "Last year we had the chance to sign him but we didn't take it and now we don't have any agreement with Manchester United to sign him". Read More »

Celtics' Danny Ainge confident he will get his guy at No. 3

The 76ers will receive the pick in exchange for the No. 3 overall pick, and either a 2018 first round pick that will be the Lakers pick if it falls between No. Ainge might cash in all of those chips sooner than we expected . By trading away the chance to draft Fultz, the Celtics have shown that Thomas is their point guard of the future. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during his time at Madrid

Montoro said, however, that sports stars must be "exemplary" and "particularly scrupulous in the fulfilment of their tax obligations" because their actions "radiate over the whole society, for example on youth, children". Perez said Ronaldo is bothered by the way some media "treat him like a criminal", adding that he is honorable and professional. "They have a great relationship between Mendes and the club, so it could happen, but again I can't see it". Read More »

De Villiers sees England T20s as chance of redemption


He says the new faces in the squad have brought fresh energy and hunger following the disappointment of the ICC Champions Trophy , and sees the series as an opportunity for the inexperienced players to make an impact on the global stage. Read More »

Jose accused of 3.3m euro fraud

This assumes, however, that Ronaldo is still a Madrid player, with a source confirming that he wants to leave Madrid and Spain as a result of accusations from the Spanish tax authorities and the media. "All these companies' structures were used by the accused with the object of making physically opaque his image rights earnings", the state prosecutor's report read. Read More »

José Mourinho accused of £2.9m tax fraud

Falcao himself is suspected of failing to correctly declare 5.6 million euros of income earned from image rights between 2012 and 2013 while he was at Atletico. "We don't want to disturb his concentration with the national team", said Perez. Manchester United have been linked with a stunning move for the Portuguese superstar and have been courting his signature ever since he left in 2009. Read More »

Bears kill two in Alaska, including teen in race


Alaska's Department of Natural Resources still is searching for the black bear that killed Patrick Cooper, 16, on Sunday. Responders ultimately located the boy, whose body was found about a mile up the path, at about 1,500 vertical feet. Read More »

NBA Finals: How to Pop Bottles Like a Warrior


Yet the two-time reigning MVP and new NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant said Wednesday they would consider taking less money to keep the core of the champion Golden State Warriors intact. "For me to go out there and for the guys that allowed me to be the leader that I am and allow me and trust me that I'm going to make the right plays and I'm going to do the right things and have the right intention, that's a compliment to my guys". Read More »

Confederations Cup preview: Second group games kick off


New Zealand almost pulled a goal back in the 77th minute but Akinfeev produced a fine save to keep out Ryan Thomas' effort, before Tommy Smith saw his header cleared off the line a minute later. Portugal and Mexico are other teams in Group A and will face-off on Sunday, June 18. "We have a fantastic team spirit and that is what is making us win games". Read More »

Football boss Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain


The Portuguese manager owes Spanish tax authorities 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million), a Madrid prosecutor said in a statement, adding it had presented a claim to a local court. The Sun also reports that United are anxious he is just using them to get Madrid to give him a new and improved contract. Portuguese sports daily A Bola had also claimed that Perez had already been informed of the decision. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP for record sixth time

Hamilton claimed his maiden Formula One victory in Montreal 10 years ago and on Sunday seeks his sixth victory at the circuit. "The auto is back to where it should be", Hamilton said. "I knew we could recover, because we were quicker than the cars ahead". But a few laps later, his day was done as he succumbed to what was most likely a power unit failure. Read More »

Too hot for planes: Flights cancelled as extreme heat hits Phoenix

The company's regional fleet uses Bombardier CRJ aircraft that aren't built to operate in temperatures above 118 degrees Fahrenheit , a statement given to the Arizona Republic said. This means that planes need more speed to take off and thus, require more runway. The weather comes as new research found that almost one in three people now experience 20 days a year when the heat reaches deadly levels. Read More »

Milos Raonic loses to 698th-ranked Thanasi Kokkinakis at Queen's


The tournament itself is also said to be preparing to make a significant donation following last week's fire at the London tower block, which is now believed to have claimed 79 lives. It was Murray's first loss at Queen's since 2014, ended his 14-match winning run on grass dating to 2015, and is a setback to his preparation for Wimbledon, which starts on July 3. Read More »

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

And he has also complained on multiple occasions in the past about Real supporters, who have resorted at times to jeering and booing his performance on the pitch. Ronaldo is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities . Ronaldo has limited himself to saying that he has a "clear conscience" and is "always" innocent, but has not spoken publicly since it was reported that he wants to leave Real Madrid . Read More »

Netherlands wield awesome magic on field, defeat India 3-1


The game was very important for Pakistan , especially with the 2018 Hockey World Cup qualification up for grabs. They were leading the group table before the match and now are second to Netherlands . The Netherlands doubled its lead in the 12th minute when Baart scored from its first penalty corner. 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 ... Read More »

Mourinho accused of 3.3million euros tax fraud in Spain

Meanwhile, as fans and the rest of the soccer world are rattled by this rumored monumental transfer, Ronaldo appears to be focused on what he now has at hand - winning the Confederations Cup for his homeland Portugal's national team. He also revealed yesterday that Real turned down the opportunity to sign goalkeeper David de Gea from Man United last summer, while playing down the possibility of bidding for the Spain global again. Read More »

Lonzo Ball to Lakers Looking Strong


He was inducted into the Hall of Fame as a player in 1976 and then again as a coach in 2004. If the Los Angeles Lakers hold onto their No. 2 pick, all signs point to them drafting either Josh Jackson or Lonzo Ball . Whatever he does next, Ainge said that he's not anxious about how this move will affect his reputation, saying he's "not afraid". They do enough background digging to be comfortable with a player's talent and personality regardless, but picking Jackson would still be more of ... Read More »

1 pick from Sixers, chance to draft Fultz


The caveats and protections act as a safeguard in case the Sixers get lucky in the lottery so that they don't miss out on a potentially once in a generation talent, while still giving the Celtics another likely high first-round pick. The 76ers were in position to make the deal because of the assets they acquired under former general manager Sam Hinkie. If the Los Angeles Lakers hold a pick between No. Read More »

Man City close to another signing, would be shrewd deal


The fee for Ederson breaks the British transfer record for a goalkeeper, eclipsing the £18.9m deal that brought David de Gea to Manchester United from Atletico Madrid six years ago. City boss Pep Guardiola has been tracking Bertrand for months and could move for the England global if he fails in his pursuit of Monaco left-back Benjamin Mendy . Read More »

Arsene Wenger prioritises new deal for Aaron Ramsey

However, unsurprisingly, the majority of fans were more concerned with Arsenal announcing the arrival of a new player ahead of the start of pre-season next month. Big name signing to convince Sanchez to stay? Arsenal could be hit with a mass exodus, despite Arsene Wenger set to be handed a £100million transfer kitty to splash out on new signings in the summer. Read More »