• Ryan supports Postecoglou with Australia's back three under scrutiny
Ryan supports Postecoglou with Australia's back three under scrutiny

They took the lead when Vidal rose above two defenders to power home a header in the 81st minute from a ideal assist by Alexis Sanchez, who had been ruled out of the starting line-up through injury but came on early in the second half. "We've got to learn from it again and move on". Much has been made of Joachim Low's decision to select a German...

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  • F1 2017: Hamilton Comes Closer To Championship Lead With Canadian GP Win
F1 2017: Hamilton Comes Closer To Championship Lead With Canadian GP Win

Lewis Hamilton has closed the gap on championship leader Sebastian Vettel after a commanding victory at Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix. The Ferrari driver recovered to finish fourth, while Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas crossed the line in second to complete Mercedes' first one-two finish of the season as Red Bull's Daniel Ricciar...

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  • Proteas to bat first against England at Taunton
Proteas to bat first against England at Taunton

The decision was made by the third umpire, Tim Robinson , who decided that Roy deserved to be dismissed having looked at the fielder, Andile Phehlukwayo , and crossed the pitch to intercept... South Africa levelled their three-match Twenty20 series against England after the hosts collapsed in Taunton . The series decider is at Cardiff on ...

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  • Angel Di Maria Fined £1.76 Million Over Tax Evasion While In Spain
Angel Di Maria Fined £1.76 Million Over Tax Evasion While In Spain

A source confirmed to ESPN FC that Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid this summer, following the accusations. The trio are represented by Portugese super-agent Jorge Mendes, who in turn has close links to the Dublin tax advisory practice of accountants Moore Stephens.

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  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft

As of Wednesday night, Vegas had 12 picks in this year's draft, including three in the first round. It was announced by Bill Foley , the Vegas team's owner, after which it became public that the Penguins also sent a second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft to complete the transation.

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  • Portugal land in Confederations Cup semi-finals
Portugal land in Confederations Cup semi-finals

Ronaldo brushed off allegations of tax evasion in Spain with man-of-the-match performances in the 2-2 draw with Mexico and 1-0 win over Russian Federation, when he scored the victor. As for Saturday's victory, Santos suggested the scoreline might have been a bit unfair to a New Zealand . Chile: Advances with a win or draw vs.

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  • Five Oregon Ducks Land In The NBA, Led By Jordan Bell
Five Oregon Ducks Land In The NBA, Led By Jordan Bell

Tonight is the NBA Draft , where teams have the opportunity to rebuild their lineups from the ground up and take another stab at a title of their own. The only way to really compete with the Warriors and Cavaliers is to get a bunch of stars to team up. It sure doesn't seem like it. The Point God, who is still in his prime, would be the ideal flo...

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  • Deadly Portugal fire extinguished, others still blazing
Deadly Portugal fire extinguished, others still blazing

Spain, France and Italy have sent a total of 19 water bombers to help the operation. Reports from numerous media outlets that an air tanker crashed in Portugal on Tuesday appear to be false. "We are investigating if [the reports] are true", Secretary of State for the Interior Jorge Gomes said. The wildfires in Portugal that killed more than 6...

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  • Watford Sign Will Hughes From Derby County
Watford Sign Will Hughes From Derby County

Watford , who are now managed by Marco Silva, agreed a fee, believed to be around the £7million mark, for Hughes earlier this week and they have now put the finishing touches to the deal.

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out
FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out

Andre Silva netted in the 80th minute and substitute Nani completed the rout. Portugal finish top of Group A on goal difference ahead of Mexico , which also advanced by beating host Russian Federation 2-1 in Kazan . Ronaldo shot high to Marinovic's left as the goalkeeper dived right. It was soon 2-0 when Bernardo Silva converted a low...

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  • Diego Costa ready to go head-to-head with Antonio Conte over Chelsea transfer
Diego Costa ready to go head-to-head with Antonio Conte over Chelsea transfer

Costa is likely to be replaced in the Chelsea squad by Romelu Lukaku , with the club having been locked in talks for Everton ever since the season ended, and they are hopeful of concluding a deal shortly. Lewandowski has just one goal behind striker Dortmund "Borussia" Pierre-Emerick of Forward. According to The Star, Newcastle has seen off ...

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  • Lakers Choose Lonzo Ball With Second Pick in 2017 NBA Draft
Lakers Choose Lonzo Ball With Second Pick in 2017 NBA Draft

Magic Johnson , left, laughs as Los Angeles Lakers draft pick Lonzo Ball tells reporters he hadn't been born when Johnson played for the Lakers . "We feel like Lonzo is a transcendent talent", Pelinka said. "I'll ... say I told you so". You know, LaVar has been right an terrible lot, including his long-ago pronouncement that Lonzo wo...

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  • 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners
1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

Surely, the thinking went, Simmons would be hard-pressed to guard opposing lead guards. "It is truly a blessing", said Fultz of his rapid ascent after one season at Washington . "That's our plan, and we're going to put all of our energy and all of our hard work toward that". "I Googled it immediately", wrote Fultz, who added that crispy chicken ...

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  • Confederations cup: Ronaldo sends Portugal to Semifinal as Russian Federation crash out
Confederations cup: Ronaldo sends Portugal to Semifinal as Russian Federation crash out

Portugal's goal shower started in the 33 minutes, when Christiano Ronaldo scored a penalty and Pen Bernaldo added a goal four minutes later, which made the first half to end 2-0. This will be the first senior meeting between eighth-ranked Portugal , and New Zealand , who are 95th - sandwiched between Guatemala and Madagascar.

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  • Jose Mourinho Desires to Sign Alvaro Morata Instead of Cristiano Ronaldo
Jose Mourinho Desires to Sign Alvaro Morata Instead of Cristiano Ronaldo

CRISTIANO RONALDO has reportedly "no intention" of paying nearly £13million in tax he is being chased for by Spanish authorities. Rio Ferdinand has admitted that like most Manchester United fans, he's hoping to see Cristiano Ronaldo return to the club amid rumours of a Real Madrid exit.

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  • Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confed Cup
Mexico's Salcedo ruled out of Confed Cup

They have other top players. Yes, and with a difference of more than two goals in New Zealand last lost in 2013. The Portuguese camp had insisted ahead of the game that their skipper was focused exclusively on matters on the field in Russian Federation, despite the speculation surrounding his future at Real.

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  • 76ers take Fultz; Celts draft Duke's Tatum
76ers take Fultz; Celts draft Duke's Tatum

Sacramento was the only team with two lottery picks. Fultz says that he's just happy to be part of it. As a long-time favorite of head coach Tom Thibodeau - who led the Bulls from 2010-15 - Butler helps the Timberwolves cash on some of their biggest assets.

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  • Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud allegations
Jose Mourinho denies tax fraud allegations

Real's president Florentino Perez insisted this week that there are no plans to sell the 32-year-old forward, but former Bernabeu favourite Figo believes no player is bigger than the club. The Portuguese has been accused of four counts of tax fraud, according to ESPN , while Jose Mourinho has beenaccused of avoiding taxes in Spain between 2011...

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  • Manchester United unlikely to sign Jordi Alba this summer — In Focus
Manchester United unlikely to sign Jordi Alba this summer — In Focus

Jose Mourinho is hoping to nail down a starting left-back for 2017-18 after experimenting with countless players in that position last season. However, United would face a battle to convince Alba to move to the Premier League seeing as he is likely to be back in favour and has a new boss that he will want to impress in pre-season.

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  • Nadal braced for bittersweet symphony at Wimbledon
Nadal braced for bittersweet symphony at Wimbledon

Nadal become the first player in open era and the 2nd player of the history of tennis, won 10 title in a grand slam. "The reality is I have not had any". "I have doubts every day but that's good as it makes me work hard with more intensity", he said. "The nerves, the adrenaline that I feel when I play in this court is impossible to compare".

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  • Real Madrid looks for Ronaldo's replacement
Real Madrid looks for Ronaldo's replacement

Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday they had filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud dating back to when he coached Real Madrid . Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing. Ronaldo is now under official investigation and will have to appear in the Pozuelo de Alarcon court No. 1 on July 31.

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  • New Zealand vs Portugal
New Zealand vs Portugal

New Zealand stuck to their task and did not let the quick-fire double deflate them, despite knowing they were staring at their third defeat from three games at the tournament and their 11th in 12 games played at Confederations Cup tournaments.

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  • Liverpool 'to land £25m Ox' as Arsenal show nine the door
Liverpool 'to land £25m Ox' as Arsenal show nine the door

They say the England ace is frustrated about a lack of contract talks with Arsenal. But The Independent claims Oxlade-Chamberlain's refusal to sign will see Arsenal accept a bid of £25million for the player - and claim Anfield is his most likely destination.

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  • Robert Horry believes Lakers will distance themselves from LaVar Ball
Robert Horry believes Lakers will distance themselves from LaVar Ball

On a team with Tom Thibodeau, Butler will excel on the perimeter at the two guard position alongside Ricky Rubio. Kelsey Plum, left, waits with friends and relatives for the start of the WNBA basketball draft, Thursday, April 13, 2017, in NY.

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  • Portugal and Mexico Through to Confederations Cup Semi-Finals
Portugal and Mexico Through to Confederations Cup Semi-Finals

This was his second Man-of-the-Match performance following last Sunday's 2-2 draw with Mexico . All Whites coach Anthony Hudson has no problems with New Zealand being written off before they even take the field against Portugal in their final Confederations Cup pool match .

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal to FIFA #ConfedCup semis as hosts crash out
Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal to FIFA #ConfedCup semis as hosts crash out

The lead was quickly doubled when Bernardo Silva slotted home on 37 minutes after getting on the end of Eliseu's low driven cross, although the winger was injured in the process and later replaced. As for Portugal, their quest for a second trophy in two years continues with a semi-final on Wednesday. Portugal's Andre Silva's 63rd minute shot ...

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  • Warriors' Kevin Durant trolls Russell Westbrook with cupcake hat featuring ring
Warriors' Kevin Durant trolls Russell Westbrook with cupcake hat featuring ring

Before the 2016-17 season started, however, we learned the two would refer to Thunder teammates as "cupcakes" if they thought they were being soft, which gave the photo a whole new meaning. At teammate JaVale McGee's charity softball game in Oakland on Saturday, Durant busted out a custom hat that is likely to get under the skin of more than a fe...

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  • Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick in National Basketball Association draft
Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick in National Basketball Association draft

The two 76ers roasted the Ball family on Twitter Thursday, after the Lakers had announced they were selecting Lonzo Ball with the No. 2 overall pick. "I'm not insane. I know it's going to take time to build and we're building, but when we get the right people in here, we're going to win". Johnson sees much of himself in Ball, but not ju...

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  • Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers
Lakers GM compares Lonzo Ball to Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers

I know it's going to take time to build and we're building, but when we get the right people in here, we're going to win". Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball of the National Basketball Association is now drawing comparisons to NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady from the New England Patriots and Aaron Rodgers from the Green Bay Packers, according...

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  • Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)
Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)

In his first Instagram post after being drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers , the 18-year-old posted an ad to show his excitement about his new team and customized watch. 8 selection. Though Fultz has established Jordan as his baseline for career success, most know-it-alls liken him to James Harden for his ability to score from various positio...

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  • Markelle Fultz Is Excited About Philly Because Of Its Chicken Sandwiches
Markelle Fultz Is Excited About Philly Because Of Its Chicken Sandwiches

Because, of course, he does not have a choice. During Thursday night's draft, the No. 1 pick's social media crew forgot to include a couple of minor details in a post to Fultz's Instagram account repping watch brand Tissot. The other amusing story to come out of Fultz's day in the spotlight is that he's moving to Philly, home of the cheeseste...

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  • Blazers select Gonzaga's Zach Collins, Purdue's Caleb Swanigan i
Blazers select Gonzaga's Zach Collins, Purdue's Caleb Swanigan i

While unofficial, the Blazers' Twitter account tweeted at Sacramento: "good pick " shortly after Collins' name was announced. While previous reports stated that the Blazers would not be active on the trade market, Gonzaga freshman Zach Collins changed their mind.

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  • Jose Mourinho denies evading tax
Jose Mourinho denies evading tax

All these cases are scrutinised from image rights on sponsored deals made by players, not salaries paid by clubs. While Ronaldo has yet to personally address the issue, his representatives have already denied the allegations and promised to soon show the public some documents that will prove the player's tax papers are clean and honest, acco...

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  • Lakers Select Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Overall Pick In NBA Draft
Lakers Select Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Overall Pick In NBA Draft

The intrigue, then, starts with the No. 3 pick in the National Basketball Association draft Thursday. He says it gives him something to work toward. "When you have this much cap space, we're going to be major players next summer", Johnson said.

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  • Surprise, surprise: Cristiano Ronaldo may stay at Real Madrid
Surprise, surprise: Cristiano Ronaldo may stay at Real Madrid

Di Maria has been one of PSG's star players since arriving in the French capital, two years ago. They claim that Mourinho, who took over at United previous year, failed to declare € 3.3 million (Rs 23 crore approx.) during his time in the Spanish capital - € 1.6 million in 2011 and € 1.7 million in 2012.

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