• Conte close to remain at Chelsea
Conte close to remain at Chelsea

But the 28-year-old's switch back to the capital of Spain has been held up due to the ban imposed on Atletico by Federation Internationale de Football Association. Chelsea declined to comment about Conte's status at the club. The Blues meant to sell him this summer but had been concerned Conte's text would devalue Costa's transfer value.

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  • Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo before judge
Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo before judge

Perez also denied rumors that all these are for show so Ronaldo can force Real Madrid to pay for his taxes in Spain as he maintained the player is not that kind of person. The Spanish prosecutor alleged in the documentation that Ronaldo took advantage of a corporate structure created in 2010 to hide his income generated in Spain by way of image r...

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  • First female F1 team boss to leave Sauber
First female F1 team boss to leave Sauber

However with Sauber hitting financial troubles a year ago, a rescue deal was put in place by Longbow Finance which saw Kaltenborn relinquish her shareholding in the team, but she remained in charge. Motorsport.com website said one of the issues was believed to be the treatment of the team's Swedish driver Marcus Ericsson and Germany's Pascal W...

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  • Jose Mourinho Releases Statement Vehemently Denying Latest Tax Fraud Allegations
Jose Mourinho Releases Statement Vehemently Denying Latest Tax Fraud Allegations

It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. Ronaldo's agency, Gestifute, released a statement after the accusations, saying "it is clear that the player did not try to evade taxes" and there was "no offshore structure for evading taxes".

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  • Perez: Real Madrid would've loved Lionel Messi at Bernabeu
Perez: Real Madrid would've loved Lionel Messi at Bernabeu

But Perez has admitted that it would have been a dream to bring the magical Argentine to Barca's bitter rivals, although he admits that such an ambition may remain mere dreams due to the player's long history at the Catalan club, Goal writes.

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  • Hawks and Hornets Jokingly Negotiate Social Media Trade on Twitter
Hawks and Hornets Jokingly Negotiate Social Media Trade on Twitter

The Hawks also traded away their 31st pick to Charlotte . It's not clear where Howard's career goes from here, in part because his on-court performance might not mean a great deal to how we view him. Plumlee, 28, has played in 273 games (133 starts) in his five-year career with Indiana, Phoenix, Milwaukee and Charlotte and posted averages ...

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  • Ronaldo summoned for hearing as Mourinho also accused of tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned for hearing as Mourinho also accused of tax fraud

Mourinho has been accused of defrauding Spain of some $3.7 million by, according to a Spanish prosecutor, using shell companies in the Virgin Islands and Ireland to "hide profits made from image rights". While United declined to comment, it is understood that the club will support their manager throughout any legal process. According to an ...

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  • Hamilton claims Canada GP as Vettel stumbles
Hamilton claims Canada GP as Vettel stumbles

Having worked hard to understand the problems in-between races, no such issues were prevalent in Montreal , and after setting a blistering early lap in qualifying to take pole position on Saturday, the Brit cruised to a strong victory on race day.

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  • Sixers-Celtics trade finalized: Details of Markelle Fultz blockbuster
Sixers-Celtics trade finalized: Details of Markelle Fultz blockbuster

In return, the Celtics receive Philly's No. 3 overall pick in 2017, as well as the Los Angeles Lakers' protected first-round pick (via the Sixers ) in 2018. Philadelphia will hold the No. 1 pick for the second straight year. The Celtics are in pretty good shape, with the team making it to the Eastern Conference Finals this year with help from st...

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  • Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud
Mourinho accused of Spanish tax fraud

Press Association Sport understands Ronaldo feels he has been singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of 14.7million euros (£12.8m). Earlier this month Manchester United reportedly told Real Madrid that they will not sell De Gea for less than £66million this summer. Mourinho now...

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  • Stephen Espinoza Talks McGregor-Mayweather Going From Joke to Reality
Stephen Espinoza Talks McGregor-Mayweather Going From Joke to Reality

Marshall, 25, is the second female fighter to sign with 40-year-old Mayweather , joining LaTondria Jones, the super-welterweight who is 5-0 with two early since turning to the paid code in October 2015. Mark Wahlberg has a vested interest, albeit a small one, in the upcoming boxing match between Floyd Mayweater and Conor McGregor on August 26. ...

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

The Portuguese is alleged to owe tax authorities €3.3m, on the basis of an image rights agreement "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits", a prosecutor said in a statement. Ronaldo, Portugal's all-time leading scorer, is the latest in a long line of players in Spain - among them Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar - to be caught up in cas...

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  • Lucas Digne has no intention of leaving Barcelona this summer
Lucas Digne has no intention of leaving Barcelona this summer

The 24-year-old is also at the flawless age for an investment and Lionel Messi has personally told Barcelona Verratti should be signed. Last season, as Real pipped Barca to the title, Iniesta was dropped down the pecking order as he only made 23 league appearances which included 13 starts.

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins Beat The Nashville Predators; Winning Back-To-Back Stanley Cups
Pittsburgh Penguins Beat The Nashville Predators; Winning Back-To-Back Stanley Cups

Nashville challenged for goalie interference, but the goal was upheld. Carl Hagelin would later add an empty netter, sealing back-to-back Stanley Cups for the first time since, well, the Penguins won back in 1991-92. Louis squad that posted 99 points in the regular season. "It stings", said defenseman P.K. Subban, brought over in a trade stunn...

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  • Tax Evasion: Cristiano Ronaldo to appear before court on July 31
Tax Evasion: Cristiano Ronaldo to appear before court on July 31

Mourinho is under suspicion of having committed two offences in relation to personal income tax, but the 54-year-old has denied any wrongdoing. Mourinho is yet to release a statement about the allegations. Meanwhile, Ronaldo has been linked to Manchester United and other top clubs after reportedly threatening to leave Real and quit Spain. ...

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  • Cup repeat for Penguins
Cup repeat for Penguins

Murray starred for the team during the regular season, and although Fleury was the No. 1 goalie at the start of the postseason, the rookie took over once again during the Eastern Conference Final and was a difference-maker down the stretch.

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  • Louisville's Pitino suspended for 5 ACC games
Louisville's Pitino suspended for 5 ACC games

That means any school that wants to hire McGee must go before the NCAA and explain why it should do so without getting penalized. When will Congress approve another round of Base Realignment and Closures (BRAC)? According to the school, the Cardinals would potentially have to forfeit 108 regular-season wins and 15 NCAA Tournament wins, incl...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud while at Real Madrid
Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud while at Real Madrid

The prosecutor said Ronaldo used shell company in the Virgin Islands to cheat on his taxes. In addition, they say he only declared 11.5 million euros of Spanish-related income from 2011 to 2014, while what he really earned during that time was close to 43 million euros.

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  • LaVar Ball still fully confident Lonzo Ball will be drafted by Lakers
LaVar Ball still fully confident Lonzo Ball will be drafted by Lakers

The young guard has only worked out for the Lakers during the pre-draft practices. Lonzo Ball only worked out and interviewed with the Lakers ahead of the draft, so the Ball family better hope their plan comes to fruition or there is no telling where Lonzo will begin his National Basketball Association career.

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  • Lakers, Pacers engaged in Paul George trade talks
Lakers, Pacers engaged in Paul George trade talks

This improved deal by Los Angeles makes a trade more realistic. Sources: Indiana's Kevin Pritchard engaging teams on trading Paul George , but so far, not Lakers . How does Cleveland gamble, get rid of either of the two All-Star players without more than a verbal commitment from George he would stay beyond the 2017-18 campaign? Te...

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  • Warren Sapp to donate brain for medical research
Warren Sapp to donate brain for medical research

Sapp said football has changed over time to protect players, with penalties for head-first tackles and making parts of quarterbacks' bodies off limits to would-be tacklers, and protecting players from concussions must be a priority. "My whole goal when I started playing football was to leave the game better than it was when I started playing", he w...

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  • Gatland mixes up Lions squad again
Gatland mixes up Lions squad again

Shorn of 11 frontline players away on duty with the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand, Schmidt has named a youthful line-up with a further four players poised to win their first caps from the bench. "And we won the 50-50-battle - ball on the ground, line speed and collisions - and that probably got us the result". They struggled again in a...

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  • Confederations Cup - Russia start with victory
Confederations Cup - Russia start with victory

Globe champions Germany and the champions from FIFA's 6 confederations are competing in the two-week event that will permit Russian Federation to check its soccer framework in 4 of the 11 cities hosting World Cup matches. All Whites coach Anthony Hudson, though, remains positive. Speaking before Portugal faced Mexico in their Group A opene...

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  • GM Griffin, Cavs part ways after title, 3 straight Finals
GM Griffin, Cavs part ways after title, 3 straight Finals

After guiding the team through its most successful stretch, Griffin mutually parted ways with the Cavs. Assistant GM Trent Redden, whose contract also ends on June 30, is reportedly leaving the organization, as well, raising questions about who will be making personnel decisions as Thursday's National Basketball Association draft approaches.

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  • Trade 'good deal' for Celtics, 76ers
Trade 'good deal' for Celtics, 76ers

Fultz has become the consensus No. 1 overall pick over the last week, and it became clear he would go as the first pick when the Sixers reportedly traded up to take him. Fultz appears to be the final piece that will push the Sixers to playoff contention. While Ainge isn't going to admit it, Fultz is likely the player they would have selected...

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  • Djokovic accepts wildcard entry at Eastbourne
Djokovic accepts wildcard entry at Eastbourne

Tournament director Gavin Fletcher said he was thrilled to welcome Serbian ace Djokovic to the Aegon International for his SW19 preparations. Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has accepted a main draw wildcard to play at the Aegon International.

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  • Zaman thought he would miss Champions Trophy final
Zaman thought he would miss Champions Trophy final

Even in the disputed territory of Kashmir, which has seen deadly exchanges of gunfire between Indian and Pakistani soldiers and guerrillas over the past week, thousands flooded the public streets to rejoice in Pakistan's victory. India, looking to retain the Champions Trophy, went down without a fight as they collapsed to 158 all out and Amir felt ...

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  • Captain Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan's exile
Captain Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan's exile

Some Pakistan supporters even mocked India captain Virat Kohli along with a few other players, who didn't respond to the comments. While Fakhar won the Man of the Match Award on Sunday, pacer Hasan Ali, who finished the tournament as the highest wicket-taker with 13 scalps, walked away with the Player of the Tournament Award.

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  • Mexico Snatch Late Draw Against Portugal
Mexico Snatch Late Draw Against Portugal

Ronaldo , now away on worldwide duty with Portugal at the Confederations Cup , failed to attend the post-match press conference following his country's 2-2 draw with Mexico . In the second match of group A met the main favourites to reach the semi-finals - the reigning Champions, the Portuguese led by Cristiano Ronaldo met with a strong team ...

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  • Champions Trophy 2021 in doubt, ICC mulls 2 WT20s in 4 years
Champions Trophy 2021 in doubt, ICC mulls 2 WT20s in 4 years

The recent victory against India in the Champions Trophy has created a false sense of superiority among a large number of people. The ICC CEO said World T20s could involve upto 20 teams in future. "It would have won our team accolades from the nation". Indian cricket fans do not display extreme emotions when their team loses to any other co...

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  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

Spanish tax authorities are also targeting Jose Mourinho , the Manchester United manager who was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax during his stay at Real Madrid . There is nothing Real Madrid have to do now. The 29-year-old and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of using companies in Beliz...

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  • What we know about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight
What we know about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight

At 28, he has a lot less wear and tear on his body than the 40-year-old Mayweather , who has been retired for nearly two years. "When two men step into the ring anything can happen", White said. Mayweather is a five-division world champion and has a 49-0 record. Conor McGregor is 27 and he is a southpaw. Whenever Conor hits people, they fall.

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  • Virat Kohli proud of India's performance in Champions Trophy despite losing final
Virat Kohli proud of India's performance in Champions Trophy despite losing final

Pakistan, the lowest-ranked team at the Champions Trophy tournament, upset host and favourites England to set up a final with defending champions India, feeding a frenzy for a game that commands a fanatical following in the region and among its diaspora.

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  • Celtics trade No. 1, expect to get man
Celtics trade No. 1, expect to get man

History will say the Boston Celtics passed on the No. 1 overall pick in this year's National Basketball Association draft, not only trading it away but doing so in a deal with one of the team's fiercest rivals. The Chicago Bulls had been in talks with the Boston Celtics about a possible trade for Jimmy Butler , but they aren't the only ...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

Arriving by helicopter close to $750 million new stadium in his native St. Petersburg barely 20 minutes before kickoff, Putin was soon installed in the main grandstand and made a speech to launch the tournament. "What fans have been waiting for over so many years is finally happening". Still, fans, players, coaches and media were left confused ...

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