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Di Maria agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

A statement from the Attorney General's Office confirmed to Press Association Sport that the Madrid Prosecutor's Office had lodged the papers, relating to 2011 and 2012, with the municipal court. The prosecutor last week accused Ronaldo of having a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the money he had made from image rights. Portuguese paper A Bola claimed that the player had told team-mates in the Portugal camp at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation that he would not ... Read More »

Federer struggles for 11th Gerry Weber final

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While Federer their initial meeting a year ago in the Rome Masters, Zverev returned the faovur a month later with a three-set victory in the Halle semi-finals. "I thought I was very calm out there, even in hard moments". Fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany knocked off No. 7 seed Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-7 (6), 7-6 (1), 6-1 to advance in another quarterfinal match. Read More »

The Boston Celtics Take Jayson Tatum

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He wants to play for the Lakers and would be a one-year rental. It reminded him of a similar situation in the draft previous year. North Carolina State's Dennis Smith poses for photos while walking the red carpet before the start of the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. Read More »

Kyle Larson "feels more comfortable" at road courses

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He never really stands out on the sheet (ranked 21st overall) but has been one of the most consistent drivers all year. Some drivers like Martin Truex Jr . That part has been cool, driving fast race cars and contending every week in this series is a big deal. Day now has seven wins and finished second and third in the points standings the past two years in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series . Read More »

Lewis Hamilton delighted with last-gasp lap to secure Azerbaijan pole

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Kimi Raikkonen ended third with Sebastian Vettel fourth, but Ferrari were a long way off the pace. The qualifying session will also be held today as part of the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix . The two Mercedes men were soon quickest again in Q2, clear confirmation that Hamilton and Mercedes had found an overnight transformation in their vehicle. Read More »

(Motorcycling) Vinales, Rossi braced for new Ducati assault

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This win helped "The Doctor" to move into third in the world championship race, behind new leader Andrea Dovizioso - after Maverick Vinales crashed out of the race. Behind Petrucci, the battle raged and Marquez beat Crutchlow over the line by only 0.042 to complete the podium, with "DesmoDovi" fifth at the flag - and now heading to Germany with the Championship lead. Read More »

Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

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Tebow entered his 64th and final game with Columbia batting.222/.311/.340 with three home runs, 23 RBI and a team-high 69 strikeouts in 212 at-bats. Baseball has not been as easy for the 29-year-old outfielder. Adonis Uceta (3-0) got the win with a scoreless inning in relief while Ben Wright (1-6) took the loss in the South Atlantic League game. Tebow's first pro baseball stop had a storybook start with a home run in his first at-bat. Read More »

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

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The journey took him to Duke and the prestigious college program of head coach Mike Krzyzewski. With the fourth overall pick, the Suns selected Kansas forward Josh Jackson , one of the draft's best defenders . 6 overall pick to the Kings in a trade for Cousins, New Orleans desperately needs backcourt threats. "It's going to teach me a lot, and allow me to play off those guys and learn from them", Jackson told the national media. Read More »

Presidential Office Denies Asahi Report on THAAD Deployment

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Thousands of protesters marched near the U.S. Embassy in Seoul on Saturday to denounce U.S. President Donald Trump's blatant disrespect for South Korean sovereignty and its largely unilateral decision to deploy a controversial U.S. "We have worked closely and have been fully transparent with the South Korean government throughout this process", United States Forces Korea wrote to the Korea Herald on Friday, when asked to respond to Moon's comments. Read More »

Late Surge Lands Lopez in Queen's Final

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Cilic failed to convert his opportunities in the second set, however, and one lapse of concentration at 5-6 blotted his copybook to allow Muller to snatch the second set. "I approached today as any other day", Cilic said. "I think the first set was the best I've played all week" but he knows the final will be tough, adding: "Marin has been playing unbelievable and is also a great grass-court player, so I think I have to play my best tennis if I want to win". Read More »

Confed Cup hosts Russia face decisive match against Mexico

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However, it was not all good news as Bernardo Silva went off injured at halftime while a needless and reckless challenge from Pepe ruled the controversial central defender out of Wednesday's semi-final. European champions Portugal have done their homework on football minnows New Zealand with coach Fernando Santos predicting an all-out attack against their Confederations Cup rivals at Krestovsky Stadium today. Read More »

Prosecutors would swap prison for fine in Messi tax fraud case

The 5-time Ballon D'Or victor has been with the Blaugrana for 17 years now, racking up 30 club trophies and countless individual accolades in the process. Well, as improbable as it sounds at the moment, it could have been a possibility had his former agent Horacio Gaggioli settled down in Madrid while relocating. Read More »

Antonio Conte agrees new contract worth 9.5 Million pounds

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Antonio Conte has finally given doubters some certainty as he agrees a new deal worth 9.5 Million pounds. He believes that his achievement deserves to be rewarded by more signings and has been liaising with Granovskaia and Emenalo from his holiday in southern Italy. Read More »

José Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016. The Manchester United manager , who is currently on holiday, follows Cristiano Ronaldo , Lionel Messi, Neymar, Radamel Falcao, Javier Mascherano and Ricardo Carvalho as players and coaches who have worked in Spain and now find themselves under investigation. Read More »

Sanchez breaks Chile goal record vs. Germany

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Chile again showed they will be a hugely entertaining side at the World Cup next year - provided they qualify. Yet the chances of both the African and Asian champions finishing in the top two and progressing to the semi-finals at the eight-team tournament look slim. Read More »

Petra Kvitova reaches semifinals at Aegon Classic

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She lost the first set to Muguruza, who reached the Wimbledon final in 2015, but started to showcase her touch and power in the second set, with one incredible victor drawing gasps from the crowd. Barty hit several incredible winners including this one on her forehand. The Australian, serving for her biggest career win to date, got a little tight and dropped serve at love. Read More »

NBA Teams Have Worked Out Kansas Star Frank Mason III Twice

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Point guard was the biggest need coming into the night for the Kings with Darren Collison, Ty Lawson and Langston Galloway all headed to unrestricted free agency next month. Past year the team drafted Marquese Chriss and promptly flipped him to the Suns for Brogdon Bogdanovic, Skal Labissiere, Georgios Papagiannis and a couple future draft picks . Read More »

Shuttler Srikanth in Australian Open final

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Later in the day, P.V. Sindhu lost her quarter-finals match to World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei . However, he could not hold the higher ranked player as Kidambi extended his lead to 11-9 at the break of the second game. Srikanth will face anyone between Yuji of China and Denmark's Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, whoever emerges as victorious in the second quarter final match. Read More »

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

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KANSAS CITY - The battle of two guys from IL turned into an old-fashioned pitcher's duel as Rock Falls native Jake Junis took the hill for the Royals on Friday at Kauffman Stadium against the Toronto Blue Jays , led by St. In the meantime, expect the Blue Jays to give him all the time and support he needs. Bautista singled in the third but was stranded, as was Justin Smoak in the fourth. Read More »

Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

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But Team New Zealand's helmsman Peter Burling disagreed, he said despite being behind when Outteridge fell overboard he thought New Zealand would have won the race. Outteridge had been having an excellent day, winning the start against Burling in all three races, but thanks to his dip, and another error in the first race, his team now find themselves behind. Read More »

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Ronaldo guided Real Madrid to a 12th Champions League in the Welsh capital, as his two goals were pivotal in beating Juventus earlier this month and yet his future has been plunged into doubt in recent days. Ronaldo supposedly likes those who are loyal to him and wants more dressing room allies in order to extend his Real stay into a ninth year. Angel Di Maria has accepted paying €2m in Spanish back-taxes and fines alongside a one-year jail sentence, say reports in Spain. Read More »

Red Bull lead the way in opening practice in Azerbaijan

Kimi Raikkonen ended up fourth quickest and within 0.127s of Verstappen in a demonstration of how close the top three teams were, but the session ended on a sour note for the Dutch driver. It was another day to forget for Palmer, with the 26-year-old facing mounting speculation that he could soon be replaced, and so too for Alonso after his Honda engine conked out with 30 minutes remaining. Read More »

Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson picks successor in Lonzo Ball

Ball grew up in Chino Hills, California making him a hometown favorite among fans. If his elite court vision translates to the pros, the Lakers are going to be a tough team to beat in transition. 28 overall. The Lakers have an interesting young core, which includes Ball, last year's second overall pick Brandon Ingram, and young studs in Julius Randle and Fil-Am Jordan Clarkson. Read More »

Jazz trade 24th pick, Saskatoon's Trey Lyles for 13th pick Donovan Mitchell

Mitchell's first pre-draft workout was with the Jazz, where he said he can play either guard position. \He will wear jersey #45 for the Jazz. Lyles was the Jazz's No. Matt Kamalsky of DraftExpress described Mitchell as "among the most explosive players in the country" with "terrific lateral quickness, giving him intriguing potential on the defensive end". Read More »

Bayern Munich warn clubs against Robert Lewandowski approach

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According to Sky Sports , both Chelsea and Manchester United have held preliminary talks with representatives of Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski . Since joining Bayern he has proven himself as one of the worlds best strikers. Some reports have even gone as far as to suggest that he is warming to the idea of London , but that Manchester United will not give up so easily. Read More »

Sedition charges dropped against 15 held for celebrating Pak's win

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Asked by TNIE whether police acted in haste by slapping sedition charges against the 15 men, the Burhanpur SP said the charge was framed keeping in mind the prima facie evidence. They piled up 338 for four, bolstered by left-handed opener Fakhar's maiden hundred, in what was just his fourth one-day global. The India Today website quoted police as saying that the men were charged because of the anti-India slogans and not because they were cheering for Pakistan . Read More »

Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of 3.3 million euro tax fraud

Speaking about Ronaldo's reported desire to leave the club, Perez added: 'Not I, nor anyone at Madrid , is contemplating that Cristiano could leave the club'. He is now under official investigation and will have to appear in court on July 31 , when a judge will decide if there are grounds to charge him with a crime. Read More »

Kohli holds key to new coach, admit BCCI

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For us that is paramount", he further added. In a veiled dig at the former coach , Kohli chose his own way to give a parting shot and spoke about the importance of maintaining the sanctity of the dressing room. "The team members, who were feeling bad about the loss, in any case, felt that their coach was scolding them like children and not treating them like professionals". Read More »

Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

Outdated laws kept the government from holding those who failed our veterans accountable. Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. Read More »

Fabinho sends message to Man United fans about 'tempting' transfer

Fabinho can play in central midfield, at centre back and at right back, meaning he could cover three vital positions Mourinho would like to strengthen next season. "If [Manchester United manager Jose] Mourinho invites me it would be very tempting". The Brazilian worldwide made his name as a right-back but excelled in a holding midfield role last season to help Leonardo Jardin's side clinch the Ligue 1 title ahead of PSG. Read More »