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Juve risk losing Arsenal and Chelsea target Kean over broken tractor promise

According to Kean's Ivorian father Biorou, Juventus offered the tractors as part of the teen's €700,000 per annum contract but they are now u-turning on the agreement saying "there is no budget for them". Kean's father also claims that he did not give the so-called "super agent" Mino Raiola permission to represent his son. "Raiola says he's [Kean's] agent - but I've never signed anything". Read More »

Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at Confed Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo heads the ball beyond Igor Akinfeev to score Portugal's winning goal after just eight minutes. Akinfeev had kept his team in the match early in the second half when he tipped a powerful header by Andre Silva round the post . Read More »

Chelsea striker Diego Costa wants return to Atletico Madrid

Will Romelu Lukaku replace Diego Costa? What are we to make of his future? Costa , meanwhile, has made his decision and wants to return to Atletico Madrid , even though it means sitting out the first half of the season. So there it is, the nice straight-forward life and times of Diego Costa . Costa's relationship with the Blues ended after manager Antonio Conte sent him an SMS in which he told him that his services were no longer needed. Read More »

Mexico defender Carlos Salcedo ruled out of Confederations Cup

A day after Ronaldo was summoned to court in Spain over allegations relating to a complex tax fraud, his goal was simple. Only goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev , who was winning his 100th cap, denied Portugal victory by a greater margin as he made vital saves from Ronaldo and Andre Silva either side of half-time. Read More »

Afghanistan, Ireland made full ICC members


If approved, Ireland and Afghanistan would take the total of countries playing tests to 12. ICC chief executive David Richardson praised both Ireland and Afghanistan's credentials as they become the 11th and 12th members of Test match crickets tight knit club - it's been nearly two decades since Bangladesh were the last country to be granted Test status. Read More »

FIFA Confederations Cup: Mexico came from behind to beat New Zealand

Juan Carlos Osorio's side now just need a draw against Russian Federation in Kazan on Saturday to be sure of reaching the semi-finals, but New Zealand are bottom of the group and out of the tournament . Both teams are yet to win in the competition and must get the three points from the encounter. "We certainly did not feel nervous, " he said. On the other hand, Russian Federation has the home advantage as they are the host and have the most fans behind them. Read More »

Both McLarens set for 15-place grid penalties

Speaking in the driver's press conference today, Vandoorne was unsure as to whether the updates will actually make much difference this weekend, especially in light of the penalties both drivers have already incurred before they even take to the track. Read More »

Spain Investigates Jose Mourinho for Alleged Tax Fraud

Last year, Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, were found guilty on three counts of defrauding tax authorities of €4.1m (£3.6m) from income made from image rights. Real Madrid and Man United are not directly involved. Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo has been called to testify on July 31 in Madrid on allegations that he hid income from tax authorities between 2011 and 2014, the court said on Tuesday. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront as Portugal defeat Russia [GALLERY & HIGHLIGHTS]

El Tri was lucky not to fall in the encounter as Portugal missed several key scoring opportunities and a goal was taken away from the European side because of the new video replay technology. "The situation in which Carlos Salcedo was left on the ground gave them a goalscoring chance", added the Colombian. "I'm going to answer in Portuguese and I tell you that tomorrow we have a very important game". Read More »

Garcia: Madrid would be fine without Ronaldo

Prosecutors accuse the 32-year-old of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland , known for its low corporate tax rate. The reports had suggested Ronaldo is "deeply disenchanted" with the allegations adding that his decision is "irreversible". The Portuguese worldwide is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup. Read More »

Ronaldo heads Portugal past Russia

Mexico winger Giovani Dos Santos was guilty of missing an gilt-edged chance early on, but on the whole, El Tri were extremely profligate in front of goal in the first-half. "We know him well, he knows his team-mates, we know his characteristics, we know the characteristics which adapt better to Bernardo". El Tri will take on a New Zealand side considered one of the weakest teams in the competition coming off a 2-0 defeat to host Russian Federation. Read More »

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

I have found everything out through the newspapers. Former Barca defender Javier Mascherano also agreed a one-year suspended sentence with authorities for tax fraud last year. What I will say is that all must fulfil our obligations, but I have no doubt in Cristiano. On Tuesday, El Confidencial report that Cristiano Ronaldo's court date has been set for July 31, 2017. Read More »

Pires talks up Arsenal move for Mbappe

Robert Pires was speaking to Sky Sports News HQ at the launch of the new Arsenal home kit at King's Cross. Arsenal had been willing to spend £100m on Mbappe , but Real Madrid are desperate to land the 18-year-old and may spend more. Read More »

Kluber fires 3-hitter as Indians blank Orioles 12-0

That, as much as anything else, really made it a ideal night for manager Terry Francona . The Indians have just 15. After holding a potent Dodgers line-up to just two runs on four hits over seven innings during his last start, Kluber is a clean 2-0 over his last three outings with a superb 2.37 ERA. Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights fill out roster with National Hockey League expansion draft


Engelland was picked by the Vegas Golden Knights in the National Hockey League expansion draft. The picks included defensemen Trevor van Riemsdyk and Brayden McNabb , forward Oscar Lindberg . But with more than 20 roster spots yet to fill before training camp, Young finds himself navigating unchartered waters. And, as we know now, the Vegas Knights chose to select _ from that list. Read More »

Amarillo to get Double-A team in 2019 — TEXAS LEAGUE


The Colorado Sky Sox, a AAA team in the Pacific Coast League , will move to San Antonio . "While we have not yet determined what the specific baseball stadium needs are to advance to Triple-A, nor have we secured private sector development partners or a stadium development plan, we will begin that process immediately", Yarbrough said. Read More »

Ronaldo heads Portugal past in Confederations Cup

The win moved Portugal top of the table with four points after they conceded an equaliser in stoppage time to draw their opening match 2-2 against Mexico. But all to no avail as the European champions held off for a nervy finish. A second Group A loss means New Zealand can't reach the semi-finals, regardless of their final group result against unbeaten Portugal on Saturday. Read More »

Ronaldo's tax fraud case to be heard on July 31

The Ballon d'Or holder has been angered by the recent allegations - which claim that he owes as much as £13 million in tax - so much so that he wanted to leave Spain . The prosecutors claim that the sums were missing from Mourinho's tax returns in the respective years with the intention of "deriving unlawful benefit". Read More »

O'Mahony pips Warburton to lead Lions against All Blacks


Leinster and Ireland duo Jack McGrath and Jonathan Sexton have been selected on the bench and could yet have key roles to play in the eagerly-awaited series opener against the All Blacks . Liam Williams will start at full-back instead and he is joined by Elliot Daly and Anthony Watson , who start on the wings. Gatland insisted that the Lions have delivered the selection priorities they had promised. Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo before judge

Ronaldo is accused of defrauding Spanish authorities of €14.7m (£12.95m) between 2011 and 2014 and will now testify on July 31, reports The Independent. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez made his first remarks about Ronaldo's stunning revelation in an interview with Spain's Onda Cero radio, indicating that he is not looking to offload his star. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly No Longer Wants Madrid Exit After Public Support

Ronaldo was livid over being singled out for disproportionate treatment after the Spanish prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of €14.7m (GBP12.8m). "But something really weird would have to happen if he were to leave this club". Prosecutors accuse the Portugal worldwide of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland , known for its low corporate tax rate. Read More »

'Not the result we wanted', rues Ronaldo

With four minutes of normal time left to go in Russian Federation, and the score at 1-1, Southampton defender Cedric Soares scored what looked to be the victor for the European champions. Being named Man of the Match meant he is obliged to speak at the post-match press conference. Portugal had the ball in the net early on after a Cristiano Ronaldo volley crashed off the crossbar and eventually reach Pepe to score. Read More »

Three share PGA St. Jude lead

On Friday, Calcavecchia sandwiched four birdies around a bogey on the par-4 sixth hole, and he responded to another miscue on the back nine with a birdie putt on No. "It's just - I feel like I wasn't even on the golf course". Check out the sequence, after Berger found trouble behind the green on the first hole. She calmly made a 25-footer for the victory. Read More »

Manchester United tell Gareth Bale they want him… not Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo has also complained on multiple occasions previously, about Real supporters, who have resorted at times to jeering and booing his performance on the pitch. I have a good relationship with him after working together for eight years. Perez, newly re-elected as Real chief, gave an interview on Spanish radio last night but failed to categorically say whether his star player would remain with the club despite claims he wants to leave. Read More »