Sport Boxer Andre Ward Stops Russia's Sergei Kovalev In Eighth Round
Author: 0 Boxer Andre Ward Stops Russia's Sergei Kovalev In Eighth Round

Weeks, meanwhile, was working hard to keep control as the two fighters clinched and hit each other behind the head, with Ward landing a low blow in the second round that doubled Kovalev over and caused Weeks to pause the bout. I was posing. In there and getting hit. The undefeated interim WBA light-heavyweight champion showed speed and power in abundance until referee Russell Mora had seen enough.

Author: 0 Florentino Perez Confirms David De Gea To Real Madrid Deal Is Dead

Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during their game against Mexico in the Fifa Confederations Cup match in Kazan, June 18, 2017. A Spanish regional court has ordered Real Madrid star forward Cristiano Ronaldo to testify before an investigating magistrate on suspicion that he defrauded the country of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) in unpaid taxes.

Author: 0 Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez calls Cristiano Ronaldo situation 'strange'

Spanish prosecutors on Tuesday accused Ronaldo of evading 14.7 million euros ($16.5m) in tax related to image rights through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014. "We are accustomed to speculating intensively on possible ins and outs during the transfer period", Rummenigge said. "But now, in the case of Cristiano Ronaldo , we want to clarify once and for all that this rumour has no basis and must be referred to the realm of the fable".

Author: 0 It's very confusing - Santos bemused by VAR after Portugal draw

The highly entertaining fixture saw Cristiano Ronaldo put through a sublime assist for Ricardo Quaresma who slotted home the opening goal in the 35th minute. However, Quaresma seems to be getting better with age as even though he may never be the world class player that his potential warranted, he has established himself as an instrumental figure for his national side.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of biennial World Twenty20

With a 10-team World Cup we're hoping to increase the competitiveness of matches and the standard of the tournament as a whole. After India had won the toss, Fakhar, on three, was caught by wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni off a Jasprit Bumrah no-ball and the 27-year-old left-hander took full advantage to make his first worldwide century.

Author: 0 Pakistan crush India to win the ICC Champions Trophy

It was his maiden ODI hundred in just his fourth match at this level. "I am confident that the faith and trust of the Pakistan cricket team will be strengthened with this performance of the side", Sarfraz said. The duo began cautiously and went three overs without a boundary. Kohli , the world's top-ranked one-day batsman, had been dropped off the previous delivery in the slips and the India fans looked shell-shocked as he trudged off.

Author: 0 No offer received for Ronaldo, says Real boss

The Portuguese worldwide is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup . "As a rule we do not comment on these rumours but now in the case of Cristiano Ronaldo we want to make it clear once and for all that this rumour lacks any foundation and must be confined to the real of fables".

Sport Video shows moment woman picks up rattlesnake, not dog toy
Author: 0 Video shows moment woman picks up rattlesnake, not dog toy

After realising that she had a snake in her hand instead of a toy, she ran away for her life throwing the snake on the ground. "I picked it up and it felt squishy, that's when I realized it wasn't the rope", Carla said. Ariel recalled hearing her yell. Our dog at the vet. "And it didn't make sense". The husband said,"This could've been my wife in the hospital". Knowing that Carla wasn't bit, is it okay to laugh? "I was cracking up", she said.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Accused of $16M Tax Fraud in Spain

The prosecution said Ronaldo had taken advantage of a corporate structure created in 2010 that served to hide the iconic player's income derived from his image rights. "The player declared to the Tax Authorities 100 per cent of the part attributable to Spain of Tollin's income and his image rights during the periods 2009-2014 and 2015-2020".

Author: 0 FIFA Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener

In the 69th minute, Russian Federation scored again when Smolov started a move on the halfway line, passed the ball wide to the right to Alexander Samedov and Smolov sprinted in to the penalty area to score from five yards. The tournament is traditionally used as a warm-up for the following year's World Cup and features the home nation, the winners of six continental tournaments and the reigning FIFA World Cup holders.

Author: 0 Real Madrid CF president Perez plays down rumors of Cristiano Ronaldo's exit

Clubs such as Manchester United , Chelsea, Paris Saint-German and Bayern Munich have since been linked with the Portuguese, but Bayern chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has insisted the Bavarians will not be targeting the superstar. IBTimes UK earlier revealed that Ronaldo wants to leave Real and he has already informed the club of his decision. Perez took over as Real Madrid's president in 2000.

Author: 0 Perez says he hasn't spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

This comes in the wake of reports in the British press that Jose Mourinho has sanctioned an eye-watering £175 million move for the wantaway Real Madrid forward . We are very relaxed about this. "This is all very odd, I will have to speak with him to see what's going on". However, The Sun are reporting that Ronaldo will not hold his old club to ransom, and will not make any huge wage demands in case it complicates the potential deal.

Author: 0 Seeded Murray And Wawrinka Enter Quarter-Finals

The most recent match was in the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals, a match Murray won in straight sets. Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka's powerful groundstrokes were too much to handle for France's Gael Monfils as the 2015 champion booked a last eight spot with a 7-5 7-6 (7) 6-2 victory.

Sport Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears
Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

But when asked whether he was concerned about losing a player like Rust _ who, as a young, cheap NHL-ready winger may be the most desirable asset on the Penguins' exposed list _ Rutherford replied, "Not based on what I know today". The protection lists have been submitted , and the Golden Knights are in their 72-hour window of exclusive free agent negotiation. The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft will take place this week.

Sport Next for Nadal: the grass courts of Wimbledon
Author: 0 Next for Nadal: the grass courts of Wimbledon

Nadal , 31, announced on Tuesday that after consulting with his team and doctors, he will be missing the Queen's grass event next week, one of the two main warm-ups before Wimbledon . But the 32-year-old, the oldest Roland Garros finalist in 44 years, had no answers as Nadal eclipsed Pete Sampras on the all-time list of major champions with 15 titles.

Sport Mbappe must prove himself at Monaco, claims Trezeguet
Author: 0 Mbappe must prove himself at Monaco, claims Trezeguet

Mbappe has been linked with a number of other clubs around Europe, including Arsenal and Liverpool , but the France global has his heart set on a move to the Bernabeu , according to Spanish newspaper Marca . Now it appears Mbappe has decided that he wants the royal white of Madrid for the foreseeable future. While the initial plan of the Madrid hierarchy had been to sign him next year allowing him to stay at Stade Louis II and mature further into a more "complete" footballer.

Sport Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU
Author: 0 Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

Oregon State's KJ Harrison, left, is followed by celebrating teammates after he hit a grand slam in the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game against LSU in Omaha, Neb ., Monday, June 19, 2017 . Newman, LSU's former closer , had not allowed a homer this season until Harrison's grand slam. "I know the kids are trying", Mainieri said. That's the kind of stuff you dream of growing up as a little kid, and for it to come true and at such a big stage, it was an awesome ...

Sport Kevin Durant will take less to help Warriors keep Andre Iguodala
Author: 0 Kevin Durant will take less to help Warriors keep Andre Iguodala

Bob Myers has a ton of work ahead of him. Golden State Warriors stars and tech investors Stephen Curry (left) and Andre Iguodala are teaming up to help fellow athletes learn about Silicon Valley. Iguodala has been an instrumental piece for this franchise and it would be tough pill to swallow if the Warriors lose him to another team. The Warriors are expected to sign Steph Curry to a max contract this summer, keeping their core four together for the foreseeable future.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after the Madrid-based prosecutor's office accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Mourinho coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, guiding the club to wins in LaLiga, the Copa del Rey and the Supercopa de Espana. A Madrid prosecutor said in a statement that it had presented a claim to a local court.

Author: 0 Mexico hold Portugal in Confederations Cup

Although Mexico had more possession, Ochoa was the busier of the two keepers and the Europeans could have taken all three points had the Video Assistant Referees (VAR) not controversially disallowed Nani's first-half goal for offside.

Sport Kiwis in control with 2 more wins
Author: 0 Kiwis in control with 2 more wins

Although they've won four races, the Kiwis lead Oracle 3-0. Spithill took a few digs at the Kiwis on June 3 after Oracle clinched a bonus point for the match. Racing will resume again next Saturday. Team NZ skipper Glenn Ashby said while the crew would like be back in the water tomorrow keeping the momentum up, they had targeted these next five days in the schedule for upgrades to the boat and finetuning work.

Sport Agreement Worth $45m+ Close - Liverpool Set to Sign Star - Jurgen Waiting
Author: 0 Agreement Worth $45m+ Close - Liverpool Set to Sign Star - Jurgen Waiting

Jurgen Klopp has identified the Egyptian wide man as one of his top summer targets, with the Anfield club already having a £28 million bid rejected by Roma . He said: " Liverpool's style of play suits Salah perfectly and Klopp's style suits him". Salah is set to link up with the likes of Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino in a formidable attacking set up at Liverpool next season, as the Reds prepare for their return to Champions League football.

Sport Four tied atop US Open leaderboard after two rounds
Author: 0 Four tied atop US Open leaderboard after two rounds

The ball landed on the front of the green just soft enough that it rolled out 8 feet by the hole. A rattled Casey immediately added another bogey to extend his miserable run before hitting the turbo-charger and firing off five consecutive birdies.

Author: 0 Ward retains titles with TKO win

The close fight brought the unified WBA, WBO, IBF unified light heavyweight titles around the waist of Andre Ward , who welcomed the rematch with the bigger Kovalev amidst plenty of trash talk. "When I saw him reacting to the body shots that were borderline I knew I had him", Ward said. "I could have continued", Kovalev said. "I couldn't believe it", Kovalev told HBO in the ring .

Sport Scotland 2-2 England: Three Lions stars rated and slated
Author: 0 Scotland 2-2 England: Three Lions stars rated and slated

However, Harry Kane - captaining his country for the first time - popped up with an injury time equaliser to keep the Three Lions sitting pretty at the top of Group F with a point at Hampden. "We've come into a hostile atmosphere; we've controlled the game completely". "The manner in which it comes about is obviously not how we would have liked, but if it was the other way around and we had scored at the death, it would have been a good point".

Sport Golden State takes 3-0 lead
Author: 0 Golden State takes 3-0 lead

The three-point dagger over James was exactly the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind when they signed Durant last July in hopes of avenging their 2016 NBA Finals loss to the Cavaliers . But this year the Warriors have Durant, and that is making all the difference. Durant scored 31 points and Klay Thompson had 30 for the Warriors , who improved to 15-0 in the postseason and are on the brink of the first undefeated finish in National Basketball Association playoff history.

Sport Captain Owens laments Lions' error count in Blues defeat
Author: 0 Captain Owens laments Lions' error count in Blues defeat

The Crusaders clash is a chance for the Lions to put what could be their Test back line into practice. His uncapped Crusaders team mate, Jack Goodhue, is another one of Hansen's injury cover picks. Without saying as much, Ioane confirmed the Lions' style resembled the "Warrenball" tactics - with big ball-runners crashing over the gainline and quick defensive line speed - that coach Warren Gatland gruffly disavowed earlier this week.

Author: 0 Russian Federation delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

Russian Federation convincingly beat New Zealand 2-0 at the St Petersburg stadium in front of 50,251 people, including President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who addressed the crowd before kickoff. Russia's win certainly eased the pressure on winning its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday. Tommy Smith then tidied up when Poloz poked a close-range shot slowly past Marinovic.

Author: 0 Lions test places still up for grabs against Chiefs

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen said Warren Gatland was "running out of time " to produce a Lions team with a style capable of troubling the world champion a week before the three-Test series gets under way. They were aware of it last night because they spoke about it a lot and they picked it up on a couple of occasions where we ended up with penalties and then a couple of other occasions they spoke about watching certain situations in terms of off the ball stuff.

Sport It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final
Author: 0 It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final

At times during a match of 16 service breaks the impetuosity of youth betrayed her as she seemed on the verge of youthful tantrums in the hot sunshine, especially when she lost four games in a row to lose the second set. Latvia's fearless youngster and world No. 47 Jelena Ostapenko and Swiss 30th seed Timea Bacsinszky are first on Court Philippe Chatrier. The firebrand baseliner is the youngest player to reach a major final since Caroline Wozniacki's advance as a 19-year-old at the ...

Sport George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018
Author: 0 George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

LeBron James and George can become free agents in 2018. All of those factors, and George's occasional dissatisfaction with what's gone on inside the organization, has led to speculation that the 27-year-old star could sign with his hometown team and lead the Los Angeles Lakers to another title.

Sport Mexico fully deserved Portugal point, says Osorio
Author: 0 Mexico fully deserved Portugal point, says Osorio

And two goals in the final five minutes signified a insane end to a thrilling game and while Portugal feel robbed, a draw was probably the just result. Portugal had the ball in the net shortly before the midway point in the net as Cristiano Ronaldo saw his volley acrobatically turned onto the crossbar by Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa .

Author: 0 Florentino Perez on David De Gea moving to Real Madrid

In the intervening time De Gea signed a new deal at Old Trafford while Keylor Navas - who was supposed to move in the opposite direction - has excelled at the Bernabeu. "I've seen very little of Mbappe but he has some very good ways and surely he'll become one of the greatest". Rumours surrounding Mbappe's future continue to swirl as Perez and Real officials also try to keep a lid on the reports surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo's place at the club.

Sport Anil Kumble 'stays back' for ICC meeting
Author: 0 Anil Kumble 'stays back' for ICC meeting

Sridhar, a general manager, on the eve of India's Champions Trophy final against Pakistan. Amid reports of relationship between Virat Kohli and head coach Anil Kumble reaching "beyond the fix stage", the latter did not join the Indian Team on the flight to West Indies.

Sport Two deputies injured in shooting at Coffee County Courthouse
Author: 0 Two deputies injured in shooting at Coffee County Courthouse

Jerry Brinkley was with his two grandchildren when they saw the suspect, Michael Bell, flee the courthouse. He remained in a third floor holding cell and was awaiting a transfer back to jail after his court appearance. "In a very unnecessarily and cowardly way, (Bell) shot (Bowen) on the way out", Northcott said. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Sport Guarding Durant taking a toll on LeBron? 'I'm averaging a triple-double'
Author: 0 Guarding Durant taking a toll on LeBron? 'I'm averaging a triple-double'

And yet, it wasn't enough. The Cavs went cold in the final 2:48 of the game as Golden State finished on an 11-0 run on their way to a 118-113 win, and a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. I wouldn't even care if the Warriors and Cavs were in the championship against each other every year as long as it wasn't so easy for them to get there.

Author: 0 Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders

Backrower Luke Whitelock, who will captain the Highlanders against the Lions only three days after his brother Sam captained the Crusaders , says his team will throw everything at the tourists. The fly-half, who helped the Aviva Premiership side to European glory this season, converted three first-half penalties in Christchurch before splitting the posts for a fourth time with just ten minutes remaining to secure a 12-3 win for Warren Gatland's side.

Sport Ronaldo only leaving if a club pays €1billion exit clause, insists Perez
Author: 0 Ronaldo only leaving if a club pays €1billion exit clause, insists Perez

Most of the focus was on who might be joining the club as opposed to a certain potential high profile departure that we are definitely not going to mention . There has been speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi .

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor confirm Las Vegas 'superfight'

The contest will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, with the Nevada State Athletic Commission having approved the date for a Mayweather Promotions fight , Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett confirmed. Mayweather, on the other hand, who is looking to beating the 49-0 pro boxing record of Rocky Marciano and becoming the greatest boxer ever, could pocket far more.

Sport Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark
Author: 0 Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark

New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 19, 2017 , in Los Angeles . It just so happens mine are going out of the ballpark right now. "I don't know what you do to change that other than stop making mistakes, I guess". "We've got a lot of guys swinging the bats really well and they picked me up today", Kershaw said.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo dodges questions as Real Madrid exit rumours escalate
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo dodges questions as Real Madrid exit rumours escalate

In quotes carried on Marca's website, Perez said: "I have not spoken to him. It starts with the media". Football Paradise 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).

Author: 0 Contreras hits HR, Baez scores on error, Cubs beat Padres

Louis Cardinals. Coming off winning their first World Series title in a very long time, it hasn't been the greatest year so far for the Cubbies. But it was a play from Anthony Rizzo in the sixth inning that had the Padres upset. 150 of his career to lead the Cubs to a 7-1 victory against the Pirates, 7Sunday. Maddon - an anti-rules guy in general - has never been a fan of The Buster Posey Rule.

Sport Florentino Perez re-elected as Real Madrid president until 2021
Author: 0 Florentino Perez re-elected as Real Madrid president until 2021

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has dismissed reports linking Cristiano Ronaldo with the Bundesliga champions as "completely unfounded", while suggesting the rumours "must be consigned to the realms of fantasy". "He always told me he is at ease in Real Madrid". Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport reported at the weekend that Bayern were interested in signing Ronaldo, 32, from Madrid.

Sport Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire

The fire ripped through the high-rise early Wednesday. Council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown says questions about how the fatal fire spread so quickly through the tower block "will be answered". Some 19 patients are still being treated in hospital, of whom 10 are in a critical condition, the National Health Service said. Toronto Fire officials spoke out after the Grenfell Tower inferno to assure residents that protections in the Ontario Building Code and routine fire safety inspections will ...

Sport Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy

One of those experts included former West Indies' 1975 and 1979 World Cup-winning captain Clive Lloyd. June 18, The Oval: Beat India by 180 runs- Fakhar, caught off a no-ball on three, makes 114 his maiden ODI century as Pakistan pile up 338 for four after India captain Virat Kohli wins the toss in the final.

Author: 0 Insider gives update of talk of Man United return for Cristiano Ronaldo

Now facing a lawsuit, Ronaldo, who is one of the world's most expensive footballers , is accused of de-frauding the Spanish tax system of nearly 15 million euros. Manchester United appear to be desperate to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to the club, but their next best option is him leaving Real Madrid for another club - as they will still benefit.

Author: 0 Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis

Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia .

Sport Real president Perez
Author: 0 Real president Perez "not contemplating" Ronaldo departure

The Real Madrid ace denies all the charges and the paper says that the Portugal worldwide has been "angered and saddened by the claim and the reporting of it in Spain". Perez added: "I know Cristiano and he is a good guy, a good professional". Ronaldo spent six years at the club between 2003 and 2009, scoring 118 goals in 292 appearances for the Red Devils while winning three Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy amongst countless other pieces of silverware.

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