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Giovani Dos Santos features in 2-1 MEX-NZL Confederations Cup match

New Zealand's hopes of a first-ever victory in its fourth appearance at the World Cup warm-up tournament were thwarted at the start of the second half when Raul Jimenez leveled. Only a superb one-handed reflex save from Akinfeev, who made his 100th global appearance, stopped Andre Silva's bullet header just after the break. Read More »

Barcelona reject offer for Andre Gomes?


Gomes struggled during his first season at the Camp Nou but may still have a future with Barcelona . The Turkish worldwide has struggled to hold down a regular first team place in Luis Enrique's side and made just 14 La Liga appearances for the Catalan giants last season. Read More »

Jose Mourinho strenuously denies tax fraud claims

In Ronaldo's case, the former Manchester United winger is accused of having diverted some €150m of advertising revenue through a shell company in the British Virgin Islands. Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest among a number of prominent football stars to face accusations of tax evasion in Spain. Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao, who have also been accused of tax fraud in Spain, are also clients of Mendes. Read More »

Celtics, 76ers finalize trade for No. 1 pick


As in every draft, teams will have to wait on some of their players since so many of them are teenagers or someone who spent just one year in college. "And when the right deals come around, we will move on them". The best fit, however, in this year's draft could be the No. 5 pick. These two scenarios will ensure the Boston Celtics get to pick Markell Fultz. Read More »

It´s very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

European champions, Portugal begin their FIFA Confederations Cup campaign against Mexico at the Kazan' Arena. Stay tuned for Portugal vs Mexico FIFA Confederations 2017 live goal updates on this site . Mexico , who drew 1-1 at home to the United States in World Cup qualifying last weekend, will look to Real Sociedad's Carlos Vela and Bayer Leverkusen striker Javier Hernandez for inspiration. Read More »

Lions won't be easy prey for All Blacks: Rennie


Rory Best insisted the British and Irish Lions drew the reaction demanded from their midweek team after the Chiefs were routed 34-6 at Waikato Stadium. His arrival coincided with a second Lions score, an impressive forward surge ending with referee Jerome Garces awarding a penalty try after the Chiefs collapsed the maul. Read More »

Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid spell

Real Madrid president Florentino has revealed how close he came to securing the signing of Neymar ahead of fierce rivals Barcelona in the summer of 2013. United manager Jose Mourinho and Real forward Cristiano Ronaldo deny charges. Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo, who is the world's highest paid athlete according to Forbes magazine, of evading tax via two companies based in the British Virgin Islands and Ireland. Read More »

Jose Mourinho latest to be accused of tax fraud in Spain

Public prosecutors believe that the 54-year-old failed to declare earnings worth more than €7 million during the years 2011 and 2012, on which he should have paid €3.3 million in taxes. The four-time World Footballer of the Year has helped Real win the Champions League three times and La Liga twice. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016. Read More »

Rapturous welcome for Pakistan team


Pakistan players walk the trophy around The Oval after beating India by 180 runs to win the ICC Champions Trophy final in London , Sunday, June 18, 2017. "These videos were taken by our staff and the people that were there to watch the mischief", said Pathak. Muslims in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir often get into trouble for cheering for Pakistan's cricket team . Read More »

Horse Epicharis scratched hours before Belmont Stakes

Stamping himself as a Triple Crown contender after powerfully annexing the GII Tampa Bay Derby Mar. 11, the $1.2 million Fasig-Tipton August buy was a tiresome fifth in the GII Toyota Blue Grass S. "It was everything we talked about in the paddock before the race", Pletcher said. Most of his rivals were in trouble as they turned for home but Tapwrit , with jockey Jose Ortiz at the helm, emerged from just off the pace with a strong challenge. Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euros tax fraud

Those include Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho and shares the same agent as him. Mourinho allegedly committed tax fraud in 2011 and 2012, according to Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office. Coentrao is suspected of failing to correctly declare 1.3 million euros of income. The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now coaches Manchester United . Read More »

Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities

The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes. Pepe dodged questions on the future of his Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo on Tuesday and insisted the four-time Ballon d'Or victor was merely focused on the Confederations Cup. Read More »

DNC Said No Thanks to Help After Hack

Johnson's designation of USA election systems as critical infrastructure was aimed at providing more federal cybersecurity assistance to state and local governments. The Senate committee was hearing from officials at DHS and the FBI's counterintelligence division. During the House's proceeding, former Homeland Secretary Jeh Johnson testified that he knows of "no evidence that through cyber intrusions, votes were altered or suppressed in some way". Read More »

Celtics Draft Rumors: Why Kansas Forward Josh Jackson Won't Workout For Boston


The team is still debating, but is reportedly leaning toward selecting Duke forward Jayson Tatum , who is a almost identical athletic talent, with a longer wingspan and better touch from different areas on the floor. On Thursday, there are rumors that they could take a hyper-athletic, energetic, versatile forward named Josh Jackson with the No. 3 pick in the NBA Draft . Read More »

Prosecutors accuse Mourinho of $3.7 million tax fraud


The veteran forward is understood to want to leave Spain and is interested in returning to Manchester United , having become angry about the way he has been treated by Spanish tax authorities. All are accused of using a similar system, whereby their image rights were owned by companies registered in the British Virgin Islands or Panama, and which allegedly received money from intermediaries based in Ireland. Read More »

Celts, 76ers finalize blockbuster for top picks


If it's the No. 1 pick or No. 6 or later, Boston will receive the better of the two picks the Sixers have in the 2019 draft, unless one of those picks is No. “We are certainly aware of our competition, ” Ainge said. We watched the same Finals that everybody did. Using a combination of numbers from Sports Reference and - in conjunction with DraftExpress ' most recent prospect rankings - we answer that question with what I'd like to call numberMock 2.0. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5m tax fraud in Spain


The Portuguese footballer is accused of knowingly using a "business structure" to hide income made from image rights. Cristiano Ronaldo , Real Madrid forward, was accused by Madrid's regional prosecutor of having committed four counts of tax fraud from 2011-14. Read More »

Louisville, Pitino await NCAA discipline in escorts case

Future revenue distributions that are scheduled to be provided to the university from those tournaments also must be withheld by the conference and forfeited to the NCAA. McGee, meanwhile, received a 10-year show cause penalty that won't allow him to be employed by an NCAA member school until 2027. In October 2016, the NCAA charged Louisville with four major allegations tied to McGee's misdeeds. Read More »

Ronaldo leads Portugal over Russia

Akinfeev kept Russian Federation in it when he clawed away Silva's 50th-minute header from close range, and he was in the right place at the right time to repel Cédric Soares' long-range effort nine minutes later. Cristiano Ronaldo said Portugal were worthy winners after scoring his first goal of the Confederations Cup to steer his country to a 1-0 victory over hosts Russian Federation on Wednesday. Read More »

Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify

Ronaldo's future has been a source of intense speculation over the past week after it emerged the 32-year-old forward informed Real Madrid of his desire to quit the Spanish capital. Ronaldo is expected to testify at the end of July. Ronaldo in connection with allegations of tax evasion in the amount of 14.7 million euros was determined to leave real Madrid and go from Spain. Read More »