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Mourinho faces tax evasion charges

The prosecutor's office in Madrid filed a lawsuit against the 32-year-old footballer, who is accused of using a "business structure" to hide income made from his image rights. Jose Mourinho is facing allegations of tax fraud in Spain worth almost £3 million. The accusations come as Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was summoned to appear before a judge next month, accused of tax evasion of €14.7 euros. Read More »

Watch crowd shout 'Trump! Trump! Trump!' at victory speech


But veteran Republican operatives also warn against overreading the lessons of one special election . But the existence of this race in the first place is remarkable. But but but but. White House spokesman Sean Spicer reiterated that sentiment in the briefing room Tuesday. Scott Brown in the 2010 special election in MA. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino 'extremely happy' with VAR


Speaking before Portugal faced Mexico in their Group A opener on Sunday in Kazan, Infantino also sent his condolences to the Portuguese people following the forest fire that killed more than 60 people in the country. "It is a little hard for the players", Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi said. The review system is being tested at the tournament after some trials elsewhere and if successful could be approved by IFAB in March in time for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

Azarenka wins first match on return from motherhood


The 27-year-old will meet Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh in the last 16 in her only tournament ahead of Wimbledon, which gets underway on July 3. The two players were quite exhausted as they spend two hours and 18 minutes on the court, and at 5-4 to Risa Ozaki's favor the referee made a decision to stop the game as it was too dark to play. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association satisfied with attendance at Confederation Cup games in Russia

It can only be utilised to determine whether or not to award a goal or a penalty, in cases of mistaken player identity and for straight red cards. Furthermore, as was seen with during some of the opening Confederations Cup matches, players scored (Cedric of Portugal) and didn't quite enjoy the moment as they had to wait for a decision from the assistants to be made. Read More »

Portugal frustrated by late Mexican equaliser at Confederations Cup

Russian Federation will be a very tough team to beat today, as they are very close to qualifying from Group A, after they beat New Zealand in their opening match. Raphael Guerreiro missed a cross at the far post which gave Carlos Vela the chance to hook the ball back across for Hernandez to power home a diving header. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Wins French Open

In the match lasting for just two hours and five minutes, Nadal served four aces , while the 2014 French Open victor Wawrinka hit only one. "At the moment I am not thinking about the fact it will be the last time that I go to the centre court in Paris ". Read More »

Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka, wins 10th French Open


Winners are normally given a small trophy to keep. "Thanks to my uncle, he's been with me since I was three years old, we've been working a lot and without him I would not have these 10 trophies with me." Rafael Nadal breezed to a record 10th French Open title on Sunday with a brutal straight sets victory over Stanislas Wawrinka . Read More »

Champs-Elysees vehicle attacker was on terror watchlist: probe sources

Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the man was killed after an attempted attack on a police convoy. Collomb will introduce a proposal to extend the state of emergency in France at a meeting of ministers on Wednesday. Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said the vehicle, a white Renault Megane, caught fire. The top headlines from Brandet told reporters the driver, who was armed, was "most likely dead", adding that it was hard to say for sure while the area ... Read More »

Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic suffer first-round defeats at Queen's

With temperatures reaching nearly 38 degrees on court, Murray , a twice Wimbledon champion, was beaten 7-6 (4) 6-2 by Australian world No 90 Jordan Thompson. The second seed, bidding to complete a career Grand Slam at Wimbledon next month, also appeared to hurt his left knee during the first set, reported Eurosport. Read More »

Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

That began a riotous period of four goals in 15 minutes either side of half-time, although Tomi Juri's second for the Socceroos arrived on the back of a penalty from man-of-the-match Julian Draxler and Leon Goretzka's strike three minutes after the break. Read More »

Lionel Messi wanted Manchester City move

Messi sensationally quit global football in the wake of Argentina's agonising Copa America final defeat to Chile - their second in 12 months. The five-time Ballon d'Or victor told FC Barcelona that week that he wanted to leave and, according to Mundo Deportivo , he even specified that he wanted to head to Man City. Read More »

Four Recognized as Academic All-Americans for Swimming and Diving


The Calvin women's team recorded a 3.51 grade point average during the recently completed spring semester. "I am extremely proud of our ladies", said head coach Neil Harper. Of those four athletes who were eligible due to their participation, all were named First Team Scholar All-American. The business administration major was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team and earned A-10 Rookie of the Week honors twice in his debut collegiate season. Read More »

Ronaldo continues incredible scoring streak for Portugal

Federation Internationale de Football Association is trialing the use of video assistants and wants them to be used at next year's World Cup in Russia . While Portugal was very risky on the counter, Mexico was able to keep Ronaldo at bay for the most of the 90 minutes. "But we are not anxious, there are two games left, we still have chances". Read More »

Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach final

Halep's hopes of reaching a second French Open final, having lost to Maria Sharapova in 2014, looked over when she trailed by a set and 5-1 in her quarter-final against Elina Svitolina. She will not be changing her style though for the final when she will take on former runner-up Simona Halep . Bacsinszky's scouting report on Ostapenko, a pal she played doubles with past year? "I m a competitor, and it really annoys me not to be in the final", said Bacsinszky, who was beaten on her 28th ... Read More »

Pau Gasol compares Rafael Nadal's achievements to greatest ever in sport


He said:"For me the nerves and the adrenaline I feel when I play on this court is impossible to compare to another court. Roland Garros is the most important tournament for me". Whether or not that happens, Nadal's lack of points to defend in comparison to Murray - who only lost two matches after the French Open past year - make it seem virtually nailed on that he will overtake him at some point in the next six months. Read More »

West try consigns Lions to first loss of NZ tour


Gatland, whose side face the Crusaders on Saturday, was also upbeat on the prospects of fly-half Dan Biggar making a quick recovery after being forced from the field in the first half and failing a head injury assessment. We have got to take those as positives, and keep going and building, leading up to the Test matches. The first two games were going to be tough. That's an area we will address over the next few days. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of cussing Mexico

Portugal twice took the lead against Mexico , but an equaliser in time added on saw the match end in a 2-2 draw. Cristiano Ronaldo has made his first public remarks since news broke of his desire to leave Real Madrid , though he made sure only to focus on Portugal's latest match against Mexico . Read More »

Wawrinka, Raonic lose in 1st round at Queen's

Both of Murray's titles at Wimbledon, in 2013 and '16, came after winning Queen's. Thompson is the first player to stop Murray breaking serve in a match since Roger Federer in 2015 and, after spending his career trying to eke out a living on the unglamourous second tier Challenger circuit, it was hardly surprising he rated the win as the best of his career. Read More »

Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal's William Carvalho, left, and Mexico's Raul Jimenez fight for the ball during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico, at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, June 18, 2017. " Mexico was better, more aggressive". This is a must-win game for both teams as Mexico will not want to rely on beating hosts Russian Federation in their final group game to make the semifinals. Read More »