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Real President On Why Ronaldo Is Unhappy

Cristiano Ronaldo has chose to "reconsider" plans to depart Real Madrid this summer after being won over by reassuring comments from club president Florentino Perez, seemingly ending Manchester United's hopes of re-signing him. Real Madrid's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates next to the trophy after Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff, south Wales, on June 3, 2017. Read More »

Mexico fans warned over homophobic chant

The incident occurred on Sunday at Mexico's 2-2 draw against Portugal in Kazan , FIFA said in a statement, just days after it announced stricter measures to crack down on fans' behaviour at the tournament including allowing referees to stop matches. Read More »

Lady Aurelia does it again with King's Stand win


Her Majesty wore a striking green shade, devasting all the punters who had bet she would be wearing blue - it was the favourite at Ladbrokes with odds of 3-1. An Ascot spokeswoman said a relaxation of the dress code had "never happened before". It was a ninth career victor at Royal Ascot for Ward since 2009 and a second in two days, after filly Lady Aurelia won the King's Stand Stakes on Tuesday. Read More »

Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against Maori All Blacks


The jury is out as to whether he will lead the side at Eden Park next Saturday. Ultimately, what does this mean for Sam Warburton? When the moment came over breakfast in the Lions' Rotorua hotel this morning, it was as straight to the point as you'd expect given the characters of Warren Gatland and Peter O'Mahony. Read More »

Aston Villa owner Tony Xia tight-lipped over interest in John Terry


Terry is leaving Chelsea on a free transfer this summer after 22 years of service. PA Sport sources say that talks have taken place between Villa and the Terry camp with a view to the move becoming a reality. Terry has returned to training at Chelsea following a short summer break, as he assesses his options for the coming season. If they are going to challenge for the promotion next year, Steve Bruce will need footballers who are willing to fight for the club, and Jordan Amavi seems ... Read More »

Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Ronaldo's Portugal take on Russian Federation in the second group game at 4pm in Moscow. Mexico launched a second-half comeback to survive a serious scare against New Zealand. The hosts pushed for an equaliser in the closing stages of the second but were unable to bypass the Portugal defence. Igor Akinfeev was forced into an incredible save on Andre Silva in the 50th minute, while Ronaldo missed a chance to double his team's lead in the 63rd. Read More »

Sergey Kovalev to appeal Andre Ward stoppage over low blows

Fans who want to watch the Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev fight live online will have a few options to catch the action. That doesn't mean, however, that this victory was without controversy. "When I saw him react to shots that were borderline, I knew what I had". "I know I will get my belts back", Kovalev said. Kovalev himself could not contain his anger at his post-fight press conference, calling the refereeing of the fight "bull****". Read More »

Kansas' Jackson, Duke's Tatum headline forwards in NBA draft

Boston, with leading scorer Isaiah Thomas already manning the point guard position, was equally thrilled to drop down two spots and receive what they expect to be a high first-round pick in either 2018 or 2019. Lakers sure about Lonzo Ball? His performance garnered national attention, and even in a freshman class loaded with talented point guards like UCLA's Lonzo Ball and Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, Fultz rose up the draft boards and found himself projected as the unanimous No. Read More »

José Mourinho accused of €3,3m tax fraud in Spain

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge in July for tax fraud in Spain , and soccer coach Jose Mourinho may be next. " Ronaldo is a Real player and will continue to be so as far as we are concerned", Perez told Marca on Tuesday. 'I have complete confidence that he is innocent, he has always wanted to fulfil his fiscal commitments, ' Perez said. Read More »

Clippers Gauging Market On DeAndre Jordan Trade; Suns A Suitor

The Clippers, desperate for youth and athleticism, averaged out as the oldest team in the league last season and are without a single pick in the upcoming draft. He still has two years and $46 million remaining on his contract. If the Clippers are close to losing both Griffin and Paul to free agent deals, then it would make a lot of sense for the front office to explore a DeAndre Jordan trade. Read More »

Celtics, Sixers complete trade for top pick

But what about all of those second-round picks? I just wanted to include that he's even considering moving on. This past season, they had one of the best records in the league and were able to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, but appear to be a couple players away from getting any further. Read More »

Cavaliers owner, Billups meeting for 2nd time


Gilbert and Billups first met Tuesday in MI. This in no way confirms that Billups has indeed taken the Cavaliers' job. Billups has no previous executive experience, but he does have a long-standing relationship with Gilbert and knows the league well. Read More »

Anderson Talisca to Manchester United from Besiktas?


However, Talisca's agent Jesse Carvalho has denied the reports linking his client with a move to the Red Devils. To be clear, there's no claims of agreed deal for Talisca, except for ones which mashed up Portuguese, English and Turkish and got it wrong. Read More »

Mourinho Tax woes: Jose accused of tax fraud in Spain

The 32-year-old is now away with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, where he has so far evaded questions over his future - including skipping the traditional man-of-the-match press conference after Sunday's draw with Mexico. Read More »

Peter O'Mahony will captain the Lions for first Test


Cardiff and Wales flanker Warburton has scrambled for full match sharpness ever since suffering an ankle problem in the tour-opening 13-7 win over the Provincial Barbarians. In arguably a surprise move, Warren Gatland left George North out of his squad completely, having been one of Welsh head coach's chief go-to guys for the worldwide side. Read More »

Where and when to watch the NBA Draft live

However, when that second pick will be used by the Celtics gets a little bit complicated. Barring any other changes before Thursday, the first four spots in this year's draft order would mirror the first-four from last year: Philadelphia at No. Read More »

India arrests 15 for cheering Pakistan in Champions Trophy


Pakistan defeated tradition rivals India by 180 runs in the final at the Kennington Oval to lift their maiden Champions Trophy title. Police told the BBC that the Muslim men had been charged with sedition. If one looks at the Champions Trophy 2017 in England, there were some matches, which witnessed sellout crowds, especially when hosts nation England or India played. Read More »

Markelle Fultz set for the stage of being No. 1 pick


If Fultz plays the two spot, McConnell will have the opportunity to use his vision on the court to give Fultz looks at the basket. According to ESPN , Ainge said that the trade with Philly was the best offer that Boston received "by a significant margin". Read More »

Crisis over? Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly no longer wants to leave

A Spanish state prosecutor accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) in unpaid taxes on Tuesday. "I will talk with him when the Confederations Cup has finished". He also claimed he has not spoken with the player, who is representing Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

Portugal claim Confederations Cup win over Russia


The European champions struggled to kill off the game despite several chances and could have conceded when Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over in stoppage time. "Obviously, we have much to learn from you as far as football is concerned as you focus on what is forming professional schools and opens paths to victories, work with children and create conditions for their practicing football", Volodin said. Read More »

Confederations Cup 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo header gives Portugal win over Russian Federation

Despite the accusations of fraud, and news that Cristiano Ronaldo may not stay at Real Madrid , the Portuguese star says that he is totally focused for today's match against the host country team. The New Zealand coach could allow El Tri plenty of possession, sucking them in and attempting to hit them on the counter attack, or he could urge his team into a higher pressing mode, risking gaps at the back. Read More »

Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russian Federation

At one point, the broadcast caught Osorio unleashing a vicious "motherfucker" toward the Kiwis' bench. "We played them in October in front of 40,000 fans, it was a close game and we caused them problems". Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal team manager congratulated him on "not answering questions" on Wednesday night after he fulfilled his obligation to accept a man-of-the match award by issuing a 76-word statement and marching out of the room. Read More »

Nationals' Scherzer gives up hit to Marlins in 8th inning


The ball rolled to shortstop Trea Turner , who failed in his attempt to make a barehanded pickup and rush a throw. "I thought I had it", Scherzer said. Scherzer disagreed, saying, "I had stuff in the tank". Alas, Ellis seemingly saved Baker (and perhaps Scherzer) from a hard call. If Baker had more confidence in his relief options, he could've lifted Scherzer after he gave up a hit, or after the tide had turned. Read More »