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Ronaldo ready to pay $16.39 million in Spanish tax fraud case

Last year, Lionel Messi , the Argentine-born Barcelona football player, was found guilty of defrauding Spain of €4.1 million ($4.5 million) in taxes. No side before had won the modern Champions L...

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Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to build on Champions Trophy triumph

Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to build on Champions Trophy triumph

Men, women and children packed the airport, and captain Sarfraz Ahmed held up the trophy to loud cheers and chants of "Long live Sarfraz!" as a police band played patriotic songs nearby and players'...

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Now, Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , accused of evading 14.7 million euros (S$22.8m) in tax, has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain , judicial sources told AFP yesterday. Mourinho's...

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Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez 'not contemplating' Cristiano Ronaldo exit

Free-spending Paris St Germain have also been linked with a player that Perez insists there have been no bids for, nor he says has there been any offers for Alvaro Morata or James Rodriguez. Rio Fer...

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Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Allegations of tax fraud - which have been denied by the Portugal worldwide - as well as the possibility of seeking a new challenge have brought his time in Spain to question and Ronaldo admits he's k...

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Garcia: Madrid would be fine without Ronaldo

Mourinho is accused of owing £2.9 million (€3.3m), but in a statement released on Tuesday evening, the 54-year-old's tax payments during his time in Madrid totalled over €26m and were ratified by th...

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Markelle Fultz "plans on winning right away" when drafted by Sixers

Fultz was hyped as a possible No. 1 draft pick from the time he stepped on campus at Washington. Fultz can be deadly in pick-and-roll situations with creative dribbles, vicious and aggressive spin mo...

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Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

In the case of the Rangers, it's the first time in 37 years the Broadway Blueshirts have been opening-night guests, a match that didn't go well for Toronto in the Maple Leaf Gardens era. 23. He surp...

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McGregor's coach to Mayweather: Prepare to get knocked out

McGregor's coach to Mayweather: Prepare to get knocked out

When you've already written about Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather what seems like 100 times just since the fight was actually announced it's hard to imagine the next two months will go by parti...

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Draymond Trolls Cavs With 'Quickie' Shirt

Draymond Trolls Cavs With 'Quickie' Shirt

When Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green showed up to the Championship parade wearing a custom "Quickie" tee, most figured he was taking a shot at the Cavs, but they weren't quite sure how. ...

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Chelsea and Man Utd consider Marco Verratti swoop as Barcelona chase falters

Chelsea and Man Utd consider Marco Verratti swoop as Barcelona chase falters

The Italy worldwide subsequently told PSG he wants to leave the club, but the French side are not budging. However, Kluivert said he could not envisage a scenario in which PSG president Nasser Al-Kh...

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Happy Hamilton enjoys 'stroll in the park'

The safety auto came out on the opening lap when, on the first turn, Romain Grosjean's Haas nudged Carlos Sainz's Toro Rosso , which plowed into the side of Stroll's Williams teammate Felipe...

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Mexico vs. New Zealand in Confederations Cup

Mexico vs. New Zealand in Confederations Cup

Prior to the start of the tournament , Portugal's star player and captain Ronaldo was accused of tax fraud, and despite not being at his best in the opener against Mexico , Coach Fernando Santo...

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Frank Ntilikina arrives in USA for draft

When asked Wednesday why he felt it was important to be in NY despite his commitments in the French league, Ntilikina said, "because to be here is a dream come true". "I actually am really excited to ...

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Vegas Golden Knights take Tomas Nosek in Expansion Draft

Vegas Golden Knights take Tomas Nosek in Expansion Draft

Nosek scored his in 51 games to Criscuolo's 76. The Detroit Red Wings will inaugurate Little Caesars Arena on October 5 against the Minnesota Wild. The Vegas Golden Knights have selected forward T...

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Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews named NHL Rookie of the Year

Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews named NHL Rookie of the Year

On the other side of the puck is the new Defensive Skill Stick, providing you with poke-check targeting and controlled stick sweeps. The NHL also announced the expansion Vegas Golden Knights wil...

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Hamilton determined to deliver in Baku

Here, Press Association Sport looks at five talking points ahead of Sunday's race at the Baku Street Circuit. That includes a runner-up finish in the last race. "I don't like to plan for it because ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo facing £13m tax fraud charge

Prosecutors alleged that Ronaldo had defrauded the tax authorities of €1.4m in 2011, €1.7m in 2012, €3.2m in 2013 and €8.5m in 2014. The prosecutor also accused Ronaldo of declaring $12.8 mill...

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Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick

Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick

Frazier's ability to play in the pick-and-roll made him a ideal fit alongside Pelicans' star forward Anthony Davis and the two developed a close bond on and off the court. After trading it, the Wizard...

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Sergio Aguero: I want to see out my contract at Manchester City

Sergio Aguero: I want to see out my contract at Manchester City

The City boss seemingly preferred to have Gabriel Jesus spearhead his attack, but an injury to the Brazilian wonderkid allowed Aguero to hold onto his spot in the City starting line-up. "My form w...

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Jonah Hill is in ridiculous shape as weight loss journey continues

Jonah Hill is in ridiculous shape as weight loss journey continues

And while Hill put some weight back on a year ago for his starring role in War Dogs , he's clearly returned to his disciplined diet and exercise regimen, with the actor photographed looking in the sh...

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O'Mahony to captain Lions, Farrell starts ahead of Sexton

O'Mahony to captain Lions, Farrell starts ahead of Sexton

Jamie George starts at hooker with Mako Vunipola and Tadhg Furlong either side of him in the front row. Farrell will be partnered by Conor Murray , while Ben Te'o and Jonathan Davies start as the...

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More refugees than ever forcibly displaced in 2016

More refugees than ever forcibly displaced in 2016

Yet the total number of people internally displaced dropped from 40.8 million to 40.3 million. The total number of displaced people worldwide - 65.6 million - has roughly doubled since 1997, and r...

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Triple-A baseball leaving Colorado Springs after 30 years

Triple-A baseball leaving Colorado Springs after 30 years

The group announced a three-city, three-team, three-league shuffle. The Elmore Sports Group , owner of the Missions, intends to move its AAA franchise from Colorado Springs , Colo., to San Antoni...

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Jackson, Tatum top forwards in NBA draft

Washington's Markelle Fultz is expected to be taken by the 76ers with the No. 1 pick in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft. As ESPN noted yesterday, Tatum visited the Boston Celtic...

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Raiders, Derek Carr close to deal worth $25 million per year

Raiders, Derek Carr close to deal worth $25 million per year

Jason La Canfora also reported that the deal could pay him $75 million in the first three years. The deal is worth about $25 million per year. Carr said on his official Twitter account there was no ...

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Confederations Cup: Mexico snatch late 2-2 draw against Portugal

Substitute Cedric Soares looked like being the European champions' hero with his 86th-minute deflected shot, but Moreno's header from a corner spoiled the Southampton defender's celebration of his...

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Ronaldo set for July court date in tax case

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-matc...

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LA Clippers reportedly place DeAndre Jordan on trade block

Haynes also claimed that sources have reported that the Clippers contacted the Phoenix Suns in regards to a Jordan trade, with their asking price being the team's number four overall selection i...

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Tsonga joins exodus of seeds at Queen's

Tsonga joins exodus of seeds at Queen's

Tsonga was the runner-up at Queen's in 2011 and was looking for a deep run at the tournament after a surprise first-round exit at the French Open. "I have to put a little bit more energy in my game"...

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Canada's Cenovus facing tough market for critical asset sales

Comerica Bank's holdings in Cenovus Energy were worth $980,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Macquarie Research downgraded the stock to "Underperform" rating in Tuesday, January 24 report. Scotiab...

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Chris Sutton reacts to Harry Kane's performance against Scotland

In Glasgow , Kane marked his first match as captain with an equaliser three minutes into injury time in a match between old enemies that burst into life in the dying moments. It was only ever a q...

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Portugal Ignoring Cristiano Ronaldo Transfer Speculation - Pepe

Expected to be the outcome since the rumors of a departure surfaced, Perez was going to speak with Ronaldo after the Confederations Cup in order to not interrupt Portugal's concentration during ...

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Josh Jackson: Just not enough time to work out for Celtics

Now that Boston has moved away from taking Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick, which player will they draft should they keep their No. 3 pick for Thursday? Now that Lakers pick could be exchanged ...

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Pacers Engaging Teams On Potential Trades For Paul George Including…

And George has a close relationship with Lakers associate coach Brian Shaw after the pair worked together in IN (2011-13). So the organization is already taking calls on him, according to Wojn...

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Pacers, Lakers in trade talks for Paul George

Pacers, Lakers in trade talks for Paul George

Just one week has passed since the Cleveland Cavaliers season came to an end in Oakland, California and already there could be some potential massive shakeups to the roster. If the Cavs are able t...

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George committed to Pacers ... for now

George, who can opt out of his contract next summer, could sign a four-year max contract for as much as $130 million with the Lakers before the 2018-19 season. West's former Los Angeles Lakers tea...

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Ostapenko's Historic French Open Win

Ostapenko's Historic French Open Win

The last player to lift the French Open as their first crown was Brazil's Gustavo Kuerten in 1997 - on the same day Ostapenko was born. - "I can not believe I'm the Roland Garros champion". Ostatape...

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Ukip's leader Paul Nuttall stands down

Ukip's leader Paul Nuttall stands down

The BBC general election forecast suggests that the Conservatives will be the largest party, but finish just short of having a Commons majority. Nuttall, speaking from Boston, said UKIP still ha...

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Lakers trying to trade Randle, Clarkson and picks — Paul George rumors

While Russell and a late first-round pick are not much to give up for an All-Star caliber player such as George , it still seems interesting that the Lakers are willing to give up anything in order...

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