• Ramon Calderon:
Ramon Calderon: "Alvaro Morata is not happy at Real Madrid"

And according to Ladbrokes , Ronaldo could make a sensational return to United, with Morata following him to Old Trafford. Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014.

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: No one should discount Pakistan, says Michael Hussey
Champions Trophy 2017: No one should discount Pakistan, says Michael Hussey

Amir, who took two wickets , including that of all-time batting great Sachin Tendulkar , when Pakistan beat India at Centurion in the 2009 Champions Trophy , starred with both bat and ball in Monday's crucial group stage victory over Sri Lanka in Cardiff.

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  • Victor Martinez in hospital for something 'more scary than general baseball injury'
Victor Martinez in hospital for something 'more scary than general baseball injury'

The 38-year-old Martinez left Thursday night's game against the Rays after complaining of dizziness and a fast heartbeat. The Tigers are headed for the West Coast on Sunday after wrapping up their home series with the Rays. He was removed for a pinch-runner in the seventh inning after indicating to first base coach Omar Vizquel that he needed to be...

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  • Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence
Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence

Meanwhile England coach Trevor Bayliss reckoned a semi- final exit was consistent with an ODI ranking of fourth. They looked like a team that wanted to win the championship, winning all the group stage match easily but in the end, when it mattered the most, they failed, simply outplayed by Pakistan .

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Aamir Sohail accuses Pakistan of fixing matches
Champions Trophy 2017: Aamir Sohail accuses Pakistan of fixing matches

Someone has helped you win the game. "The boys now need to be level-headed and focus on playing good cricket", the former Pakistan captain added. "I think he (Amir) has a little bit of back spasm". "We certainly weren't over-confident", Morgan said. It has had a couple of old soldiers step away, but it have always been known to bring in new tal...

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  • Garcia hoping Erin Hills gets harder, faster
Garcia hoping Erin Hills gets harder, faster

He became the third defending U.S. Open champion to miss the cut in the last six years, and has now missed the weekend in the last three majors. The course wasn't easy for the top-three ranked players in the world as Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy, and Jason Day head home after missing the cut.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Group stage game not relevant in final, says Kohli
ICC Champions Trophy: Group stage game not relevant in final, says Kohli

Although that was a T20 final and this one is a 50 overs game, the coincidences are too striking not to merit a recall. Everyone had written off Pakistan after they opened their campaign with a loss but captain Sarfraz Ahmed, in the pre and post-match press conferences, kept insisting that they will not give up on playing positive and attacking...

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  • Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia
Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Portugal, the defending European champions, play Mexico on Sunday in their Group A opener in the eight-nation competition that serves as a warm-up for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. Alves said that it will be a hard start against the CONCACAF representative, but added that Portugal have come to the tournament to win. We have already s...

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  • All you need to know about the Confederation Cup
All you need to know about the Confederation Cup

Petersburg, Russia , Thursday, June 15, 2017. The competition, which is considered to be a rehearsal of the FIFA World Cup, will involve a third of the 12 stadiums expected to be used during the tournament in 2018. The Copa America champion plays Cameroon on Sunday in Moscow. Mexico beat U.S. 3-2 in the CONCACAF Cup in extra time to make it ...

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  • Vladimir Putin to attend Confederations Cup opening match
Vladimir Putin to attend Confederations Cup opening match

Security will be a concern over the two weeks in stadiums that have been dogged by construction delays and structural problems. "We're completely ready for the tournament", Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said. Russian Federation is ready", Colin Smith, director of competitions for global soccer body FIFA, said at a news conference i...

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  • Ronaldo may leave Real Madrid after tax fraud accusation
Ronaldo may leave Real Madrid after tax fraud accusation

It comes just days after Portuguese local press reported that the nation's revenue authority is launching its own investigation into tax fraud by football clubs and their players including Portugal captain Ronaldo . Bookmakers slashed the odds on the reigning Ballon d'Or victor rejoining Manchester United MANU, +0.00%, where he played from...

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  • Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva
Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

Portugal's triumph at Euro 2016 secured them a place in Russian Federation, where they will be making their Confederations Cup debut against CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico in Group A before facing the hosts and New Zealand . " Cristiano talks to me and gives me advice", Silva said. Ronaldo's recent performances have left him in a stron...

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  • Senzatela gets 9th win as Rockies beat Giants, 10-8
Senzatela gets 9th win as Rockies beat Giants, 10-8

After Blackmon and LeMahieu doubled consecutively in the third for a run and catcher Tony Wolters blooped a single to lead off the fifth, the runs streamed out. Murphy quickly grabbed it and flipped the ball to Holland covering home, and the sliding Span was tagged out in a bang-bang play that survived replay review.

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  • Champions Trophy final: Mercurial Pakistan shouldn't be discounted, says Mike Hussey
Champions Trophy final: Mercurial Pakistan shouldn't be discounted, says Mike Hussey

Speaking about what is expected to be a high-voltage second clash, Kohli was nonchalant. "We are not looking to change too many things and I will always back a player like Hardik as he provides a good balance to the squad ". I visualise a lot, and I see myself in hard situations and actually convincing myself that I can pull the team out in thos...

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  • Sebastian Vettel comes to terms with Montreal F1 finish
Sebastian Vettel comes to terms with Montreal F1 finish

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel labelled himself as "a bit unfortunate" after picking up front-wing damage on the opening lap of the Canadian Grand Prix. "Well done, Lewis", Hamilton's race engineer said to him over the radio on the cool down lap. Mishaps at the start put Hamilton and Bottas home free in what had been expected to be a tight race ...

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates NBA-champion Warriors
Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates NBA-champion Warriors

He chose Curry , Draymond Green , Klay Thompson and a chance at his first championship over returning to Oklahoma City. Rather, Durant credited draft choices and team chemistry for Golden State's superb 2016-17 season, in which the team won 67 games before cruising to a title with a 16-1 playoff record.

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  • French Open 2017: Andy Murray, Marin Cilic Advance to 4th Round
French Open 2017: Andy Murray, Marin Cilic Advance to 4th Round

Del Potro missed almost two seasons with wrist injuries, and is playing his first French Open since 2012. Del Potro was the 2009 U.S. Open champion. It's not new. previous year I had some problems with my groin. Meanwhile, former champion Stan Wawrinka is through to the fourth round with a 7-6 (2) 6-0 6-2 win against Italian Fabio Fognini .

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  • Predators unravel, face elimination after Game 5 blowout in Pittsburgh
Predators unravel, face elimination after Game 5 blowout in Pittsburgh

The Pekka Rinne scrambling saves . Rinne is now 1-8-2 lifetime against the Penguins - his lone win came in relief at Nashville - and he owns a career 5.15 goals-against average and.822 save percentage in Pittsburgh. We're playing great. We're scoring goals. It was hard to establish much pressure because Subban and Ekholm got the puck up an...

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  • Lions captain Warburton casts doubt over role in opening All Blacks Test
Lions captain Warburton casts doubt over role in opening All Blacks Test

At this level when you explain something to a group and you think you're talking to just a certain minority, the rest of them tend to listen as well and pick it up". "At this stage of the tour everyone has had a start and as coaches we are happy that all the players have had a chance to put their hand up and perform in the Lions jersey", he was...

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  • Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade
Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade

Golden State Warriors fans are using the word dynasty to describe this year's championship team. During a recent interview with Bill Simmons , NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant voiced that he strongly believes it was the Warriors' discipline that helped them bring home another championship.

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  • NHL Expansion Draft: Pittsburgh Penguins Protection Strategy
NHL Expansion Draft: Pittsburgh Penguins Protection Strategy

Had they scrambled to trade Fleury during the season and actually completed one, there is nearly no chance they would have been celebrating their fifth Stanley Cup on Wednesday afternoon. Two of the elder statesman, Matt Cullen and Chris Kunitz, came with their kids, while other players threw out shirts and towels as they came by. This year's...

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  • 4 share US Open lead
4 share US Open lead

It's the most players tied after 36 holes of the US since 1974 at Winged Foot, only the names from 43 years ago resonate more than today - Raymond Floyd, Hale Irwin, Gary Player and Arnold Palmer. He missed the cut at last year's PGA and withdrew from this year's Masters after falling down a staircase. Rain for the opening two rounds at Pinehur...

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  • Abbas urges Pakistan to take revenge against India
Abbas urges Pakistan to take revenge against India

India suffered a shock loss to Sri Lanka in the group stage before overwhelming Bangladesh in the semis and their captain Virat Kohli has been impressed by Pakistan's resurgence. It's like the Ashes; it's bigger than the Ashes. For us, it will be a clincher in terms of the brand of cricket that we want to play, where we want to take the team.

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  • Big names bow out at US Open
Big names bow out at US Open

Matsuyama missed a 12-foot birdie at the last for a record-setting score. No one took advantage like Fowler. In all, 32 players are within five shots of the lead. A run of 26 consecutive holes without a bogey ended when he rammed his long birdie putt on No. 9 about 12 feet by the hole and narrowly missed the par putt.

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  • Top three miss cut at US Open, leaving four-way tie for lead
Top three miss cut at US Open, leaving four-way tie for lead

Open opening round. Casey, 34, brilliantly bounced back from an early round triple bogey "8" to birdie five holes in succession and end his day tied at the top of the leaderboard with fellow Englishman Tommy Fleetwood and the American duo of Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman at seven under.

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  • Lions send message to All Blacks ahead of test series
Lions send message to All Blacks ahead of test series

Even Sir Ian McGeechan - Gatland's Lions mentor - admitted the policy was "difficult to justify", with the Lions claiming players from England and Ireland had too tiresome travel times to join the tour from Argentina and Japan .

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  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Say They Think Warriors Will Keep Core Together
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Say They Think Warriors Will Keep Core Together

At the same time, the Cavs will need to acknowledge the fact that LeBron James is not getting any younger and the team will have to prepare a roadmap for rebuilding. He got off his bus and hopped and shouted as he gave high fives to the crowd. The championship was the first of forward Kevin Durant's career, and the NBA Finals MVP soaked i...

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  • Leaderboard logjam at US Open as top names miss cut
Leaderboard logjam at US Open as top names miss cut

After shooting a 3-under 75 to finish at 10 over for his two rounds at Erin Hills , it was all Day could muster. It doesn't have much history, "but everybody had to start somewhere". Open at Pinehurst No. 2 that enabled him to get a PGA Tour card. And having already won the most recent major in Wisconsin - the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistlin...

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  • How Pakistan Reached the Champions Trophy Final?
How Pakistan Reached the Champions Trophy Final?

The match is being played at The Oval cricket ground in London and will begin at 10:30 local time (9:30 GMT, 15:00 Indian Standard Time and 15:30 Pakistan Standard Time). So who are the favourites for this game? "But after having beaten some of the top teams during the last few days they have are now much more confident", a team official told.

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  • Congratulatory Tweets Flood Twitter as India Storms into Final
Congratulatory Tweets Flood Twitter as India Storms into Final

Pakistan pulled off a big upset and registered a comprehensive win by 8 wickets over the hosts. Matches have previously been opportunities for diplomacy and to defuse tensions with rare high-level meetings or to swap friendly remarks. But Kohli, understandably confident in his own team added: "I don't know there's much that we need to change". Yes,...

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  • Champions Trophy final: Arthur reveals formula to beat India
Champions Trophy final: Arthur reveals formula to beat India

One is about the two arch-rivals locking horns in Sharjah. The only difference here is that it is the Mini World Cup and the captain has been replaced. First with Sachin Tendulkar (52) then with Rohit Sharma (68), Kohli batted for nearly 47 overs to score 183 off 148 balls, including 22 boundaries. India won by 38 runs.

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  • Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey
Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey

Here's hoping for two memorable and well-contested matches and as cliched as it may sound, may the better team (s) win! "They are ranked higher than us - so everyone is talking about India , India ". "It is massive", said Azhar. Shahid Afridi-Gautam Gambhir: This is probably the most known clash between India-Pakistan players with Afridi ev...

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  • Johnson, McIlroy, Day all miss cut; 4-way tie at top
Johnson, McIlroy, Day all miss cut; 4-way tie at top

Na said he got some support from some of his colleagues. He then bogied the 15 hole, hitting it short of the green in two and failing to get the up and down. "So it's just nice to see it come along at the right time". He even received an unexpected text from a former teacher. And I can hit those shots. On Friday, with Erin Hills beginning t...

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  • 'Hell, nah!': High profile National Basketball Association champions oppose visiting Trump in White House
'Hell, nah!': High profile National Basketball Association champions oppose visiting Trump in White House

So Thursday was a rare chance for the city to celebrate. The Warriors won the NBA Championship on Monday night, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games. Tens of thousands of fans roused in the wee hours of Thursday and made the trek to downtown Oakland where a sea of blue and gold heralded the 2017 championship parade .

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  • Halep sets up Pliskova clash after French Open great escape act
Halep sets up Pliskova clash after French Open great escape act

Thirtieth seed Bacsinszky, who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked the more likely victor at that point as she sought to celebrate her 28th birthday by surpassing her semi-final run of 2015. Bacsinszky - who took a medical timeout in the middle of the first set for an issue with her right leg - will rue ...

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