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Sport Alvaro Arbeloa retires from football
Author: 0 Alvaro Arbeloa retires from football

Alonso's retirement had been common knowledge for some time now, with the former Liverpool star having announced his intention to call it a day following the recently-finished 2016/17 campaign. The 34-year-old former Spain global walks away from the game, having won the World Cup, Euro 2008, Euro 2012, two Champions League crowns and LaLiga.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during his time at Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo's tax problems might be coming to an end soon, as he is reportedly agreeing to pay a multi-million euro fine to the Spanish government after defrauding them for years. Ronaldo, who is in Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup playing for Portugal, has played in Spain for Real Madrid since 2009. Ronaldo, 32, has denied the charges and is threatening to leave Spain after running into problems with the authorities.

Sport Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night
Author: 0 Butler changes address as flurry of deals spice Draft night

Boston drafted Duke swingman Jayson Tatum third (that's who Ainge would've drafted over Fultz, Sixers fans) and the Knicks drafted Frank "Frankie Nicotine" Ntilikina eighth overall. "Pay attention to my footwear", the Washington guard said. I woke up and thought I was going to Boston for another workout with the Celtics. Several trades, surprising picks and a bold LaVar Ball prediction for the Los Angeles Lakers all played a part in a insane Thursday night at Barclays Center in ...

Sport Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case
Author: 0 Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million in Spanish tax fraud case

However, the former Manchester United forward is unlikely to spend any time behind bars though - most sentences under two years in Spain are suspended for first-time offenders. Falcao is now at French champions Monaco. The case involves income the Argentina forward made from image rights, not from his salary paid by Real Madrid.

Author: 0 Real Madrid speak out about "strange" Ronaldo situation

A, based in the Virgin Islands, before September 2004 and that he knowingly used a "business structure" involving several companies to hide his income from his image rights. In three years with Real Madrid , Mourinho won La Liga (2012) and the Spanish Cup (2011). Other big names in football have been accused of tax fraud in Spain recently.

Sport Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku
Author: 0 Bottas fastest ahead of Raikkonen in final practice in Baku

Bottas, on soft tyres, had been the early pacesetter, but a mistake on Turn Two saw Hamilton usurp him as practice leader, before the Finn bounced back and finished top of the classification with a time of 1.42.742. "(There was) a lot of pressure because of getting temperature in the tire but the lap just got better and better. "Neat and tidy, but he was just carrying good speed".

Sport Australia 2-3 Germany
Author: 0 Australia 2-3 Germany

Loew has left most of his World Cup-winners at home and brought an inexperienced squad, who have made just 179 global appearances between them, to Russian Federation. "We faced this and dealt with this the Asian Cup ". It depends on the situation, obviously, but I've got full belief in our system and we've showed in games that we can play well with this system.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud in Spain

The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now coaches Manchester United . United are also standing firmly behind their manager, with a club source declaring: "The manager has the club's full backing and can count on our support".

Author: 0 Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

He partners fellow Irishman Conor Murray at half-back. While there is a pressure there, Carter is confident the All Blacks will get the better of the tourists over three Test matches, although he believes the Lions are likely to present a much improved proposition by the time the sides lock horns in Auckland.

Author: 0 Spain court calls Ronaldo to testify in tax fraud case

And finally, they accuse him of "voluntarily" refusing to include 28.4 million euros in income linked to the sale of his image rights for the 2015 to 2020 period to a Spanish company. Fernando Santos defended Cristiano Ronaldo's right to give the media the brush off once again after the Real Madrid star grabbed the only goal as Portugal beat Russian Federation 1-0 on Wednesday.

Sport Shifted to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera asks Mets for trade
Author: 0 Shifted to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera asks Mets for trade

Asdrubal Cabrera may not have played second base since 2014, but he didn't look to have any rust Friday. Ironically, Cabrera's talk about a trade came the same day ESPN's Buster Olney tweeted that the "Mets open for business now" entertaining trade offers.

Author: 0 Verstappen fastest in both Azerbaijan practice rounds

Verstappen topped first practice with a time of 1:44.410, with team mate Daniel Ricciardo finishing four tenths behind him to ensure a Red Bull one-two, before the Dutch teenager capped an excellent day with an improved time of 1:43.362 in the second session.

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

According to Spanish daily ABC.es, Ronaldo has listened to the counsel of his legal team and agreed to pay the almost 15 million euros in back taxes that he owes Spanish tax authorities. Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao and Real Madrid defender Fabio Coentrao , who have also been accused of tax fraud in Spain , are also clients of Mendes.

Author: 0 Blue Jays lose to Royals 5-4 after leading eight innings

Estrada has given up 23 runs in his last four starts, covering 16.1 innings of work, with three of those four starts yielding at least six earned runs. He struck out four. "I thought he was great", Gibbons said of Happ, "In his last three starts, he has looked just like he did a year ago". "That's why you play the game".

Sport Celtics, 76ers finalize blockbuster deal to swap top picks
Author: 0 Celtics, 76ers finalize blockbuster deal to swap top picks

The Boston Celtics recently traded their No. 1 pick to the Philadelphia 76ers , who are expected to select 6-foot-4 guard Markelle Fultz of Washington , an insider told the Associated Press. Once Boston landed the No. 1 pick in the May 16 draft lottery, Colangelo said he expressed his interest in the top selection to Zarren. Now, let's get ready for some draft chaos.

Author: 0 Relief for Russian Federation in Confederations Cup opener

Russia's Fedor Smolov, center, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Confederations, Cup Group A soccer match between Russia and New Zealand , at the St.Petersburg stadium in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturd. "We have a very, very good team, we have some good players in our team and the objective for us is to do something significant", he said. In the only match played Saturday, Smolov took his chance to shine.

Author: 0 Magic Johnson calls Lonzo Ball "the new face of the Lakers"

After acquiring it along with the 42nd pick in exchange for sending the 28th pick to the Utah Jazz, the Los Angeles Lakers drafted former Villanova standout Josh Hart with the 30th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . "I will say Lonzo has Magic's brain", Thomas said. Well, what was for the most part a foregone conclusion is now a reality thanks to the Lakers draft.

Author: 0 Auto rams police van on Paris' Champs Elysees, driver dead

French police have taken into custody four members of the family, a source said on Tuesday. The police also discovered a Kalashnikov rifle, handguns and gas canisters in the vehicle, according to the BBC . It's not clear what led the man to ram the van. Paris suspect was on terror watchlist French minister says the "attempted attack" justifies the state of emergency , which he will now seek to extend until November.

Author: 0 India arrests 15 people for celebrating Pakistan cricket team's win

But what about team India? The entire nation salutes them for winning the championship in flying colours and bringing the Champions Trophy home. There were no other changes in the teams standings led by South Africa, although India, England and Bangladesh have all lost a point each. In the 1975 World Cup final, he hammered an imperious 175 which was instrumental in West Indies' first silverware on the world stage.

Sport Big Papi's big night: Red Sox retire David Ortiz's No. 34
Author: 0 Big Papi's big night: Red Sox retire David Ortiz's No. 34

David Ortiz addresses the crowd before the start of a game against the Kansas City Royals on April 20, 2013. Tonight, the Red Sox honor the legend at Fenway Park, and Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was happy to take to Twitter to pay his respects to Big Papi after the Red Sox hero got a street named after him right by Fenway.

Sport Fleetwood takes heart from US Open
Author: 0 Fleetwood takes heart from US Open

It is all new to me, and you have got to deal with it". As Harman tied for 2nd place with Hideki Matsuyama . What he failed to add was that not only was it windy, but Koepka scored his 67 on a course measuring nearly 8,000 yards, set up to play as hard as it possibly could.

Sport All Blacks sacrificed 'champagne rugby' to beat Lions up front, says Gatland
Author: 0 All Blacks sacrificed 'champagne rugby' to beat Lions up front, says Gatland

After Sean O'Brien's first half try closed the deficit to five points at the break, the All Blacks pushed on after the break and lead 30 points to eight with minutes left on the clock. His line running and rugby union brain has improved leaps and bounds in the past six months, but on Saturday Te'o will be tasked with channeling his rugby league days and stopping those damaging offloads in the middle of the park.

Author: 0 Mourinho in tax fraud net

According to Spanish paper Marca the player will be heading into the meeting with heavy artillery at his disposal, a whopping £176 million contract offer from PSG. The Argentinean winger admitted to two counts of tax fraud totaling 1.47 million U.S. dollars during his 4-year spell with Real Madrid . Spanish prosecutor says Ronaldo used a business structure to hide his image rights income.

Sport Srikanth in semis, Sindhu crashes out of Australian Open
Author: 0 Srikanth in semis, Sindhu crashes out of Australian Open

World No. 16 Saina survived a scare from little-known Soniia Cheah of United States of America before winning 21-15, 20-22, 21-14 to set up a clash with sixth-seeded Chinese Sun Yu. Sindhu made a critical error at that stage where she allowed Tai to save the match point, and take the game into the decider with a 22-20 win. Towards the end, the Chinese Taipei shuttler dominated proceeding before pocketing the third game 21-16.

Author: 0 Lakers introduce Lonzo Ball, set high expectations

He's good for TV ratings. "When he steps out to the top of the key, you've got to guard him", Pelinka said, "because he's got a attractive 3-point shot". "We're going to sit and just talk". "It's fun here. I'm not really anxious about all that". Stats will show Fox has the better point getter, especially being on a team with at-will scorers at their disposal, but Ball has proven he has a much better shot than Fox.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Accused of £2.9m Tax Fraud During Real Madrid Regime

Ronaldo and Real Madrid have since not made any official announcement regarding his future. Angel Di Maria agreed to a deal with Spain's state prosecutor on Wednesday in which the former Real Madrid forward admitted to two counts of tax fraud of nearly 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million) in exchange for a lighter sentence.

Author: 0 Man Utd boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

His compatriot Jose Mourinho is now in charge of the 20-time English champions and the manager shares the same super agent as Ronaldo - Jorge Mendes - which could prove crucial in any potential deal involving Ronaldo, Manchester United and Real Madrid .

Author: 0 Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal

As predicted, the series is developing into an incredibly tight fight, and with light winds forecast for tomorrow both crews will face a whole new range of challenges. Outteridge outsmarted his long-standing rival Peter Burling at the start and his six-man crew managed to fend off New Zealand's attempts to pass them.

Sport America's Cup sailors have social media #battleofbermuda
Author: 0 America's Cup sailors have social media #battleofbermuda

Oracle had entered the series with a one-point advantage from an earlier regatta so New Zealand wiped out that advantage after winning the first race. The New Zealand team are a fast, well-oiled machine with their aerodynamic pod of four "cyclor" sailors, who supply the energy needed to power the boat's massive wing sail by pedaling on bikes.

Author: 0 Donovan Mitchell Drafted #13 By The Denver Nuggets/Traded to Utah Jazz

This story will be updated. Mitchell, traditionally an off-guard, also played some point guard for the Cardinals. Williams-Goss led the Zags to the national championship game and averaged 16.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.7 assists. Lyles has become even more familiar with Murray through Canadian basketball events. Lyles was the Jazz's No. 12 overall pick in 2015. "I'm a hard-nosed and gritty defender", Mitchell said.

Sport Google welcomes Women's Cricket World Cup with amusing doodle
Author: 0 Google welcomes Women's Cricket World Cup with amusing doodle

South Africa lost a tense and thrilling final to India in the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier final having already secured its place in England , a path from which Pakistan also qualified for the ICC Women's World Cup . England won the inaugural event in 1973 when it was host and again in 1993. Going into the tournament, the India skipper is happy with the preparations and is confident that they will put in a good performance.

Author: 0 New Zealand v Lions: first Test

As the British and Irish Lions prepare for their biggest test yet against the All Blacks , their official beer partner Doom Bar is showing its natural affinity with sport by creating unique rugby experiences for fans who couldn't travel to New Zealand for the Tour.

Author: 0 Di Maria sentenced to one year in prison for tax fraud

When the man himself emerged for training at Moscow's Spartak stadium, he ignored waiting journalists before giving his teammates a quick nod and starting a ball-juggling exercise. Russian Federation know one of the keys to derailing Portugal is ensuring Ronaldo has a quiet match at Moscow's Spartak Stadium. Portugal coach Fernando Santos has said he will rotate his team during the tournament.

Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick

Nothing materialized, though coach Stan Van Gundy said he told the entire team: "I'll never, ever say to anyone, 'Don't worry, we'll never trade you'". Along with Fultz, the Sixers also drafted four other players in the draft, three of which came in the second round. And while there are a bunch of talented and promising players in Philly now, everything seems to run through Embiid and his charisma.

Author: 0 No underdog talk at Mercedes after Canada one-two

Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas followed Hamilton home for the team's first one-two of the season, while Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was on the bottom step of the podium for the third straight race. "I can't believe that it came together so well", he said. While Hamilton was never challenged, the race for the rest of the points was lively, with Vettel spending most of the race trying to get back to the front.

Sport Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal
Author: 0 Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

Carr, 26, signed a $125 million, five-year contract on June 22. Mack is entering the final season of his rookie deal and the Raiders have already picked up his fifth-year option for 2018. Plus, if Carr wants to talk smack about what he'd do in the finals seconds of one of the closest games in Super Bowl history, he'll have to you know - play in a Super Bowl.

Sport Suns Select Miami Defensive Specialist Davon Reed With Pick 32
Author: 0 Suns Select Miami Defensive Specialist Davon Reed With Pick 32

The 6-foot-8, 207-pound forward averaged 16.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game in his lone season with the Jayhawks. McDonough added that Jackson needs to continue to improve his shot, but expects his competitive fire to help enhance his game and the rest of his teammates' when he joins them for offseason workouts.

Author: 0 Proteas beat England in thriller to level T20 series

Chris Morris , the Man of the Match, was pick of the Proteas bowlers as he scalped two crucial wickets giving away just 18 runs in his four overs. The crowd were unhappy with the decision, which proved to be a turning point in the match as England struggled from thereon in.

Author: 0 Argentine agrees deal in Spain over tax fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo has made a decision to "reconsider" plans to depart Real Madrid this summer after being won over by reassuring comments from club president Florentino Perez , seemingly ending Manchester United's hopes of re-signing him.

Sport Celtics make Chaminade's Tatum No. 3 pick in draft
Author: 0 Celtics make Chaminade's Tatum No. 3 pick in draft

Sports fans, will the Boston Celtics keep that No. 3 pick to draft Jayson Tatum or Josh Jackson? But McDonough was relieved Thursday when the draft played out how he expected, and he still landed the player that he really wanted with the No.

Author: 0 Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

The 76ers traded for Boston's top overall pick where they are widely expected to select Washington guard Markelle Fultz . "He was just ranting about how great of a person Brad Stevens is", Tatum said. Stevens said the Utah and Vegas Summer Leagues will provide Tatum and the other Boston rookies a chance to learn what life will be like in the National Basketball Association, from the daily routine to filling their down time properly on off days.

Author: 0 Tension grows as protesters clash during 'March against Sharia' rally

Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppFatema Ahmed is Muslim and her group talked about Islamophobia and where the racist sentiments come from. About 100 people divided up into three camps: those marching against Sharia Law (or a set of laws and rules based on the Muslim faith), the Anti-Fascists who covered their faces with red fabric, and a third group which promoted diversity and inclusivity.

Sport Chelsea: Conte eyes Roma starlet, Atletico open Diego Costa talks
Author: 0 Chelsea: Conte eyes Roma starlet, Atletico open Diego Costa talks

Costa had a phenomenal spell with Los Rojiblancos , helping them win the La Liga and the Copa del Rey. The powerful, defensive-minded player scored three goals and provided one assist in all competitions as the French side progressed to the Champions League semi-finals.

Author: 0 Di Maria agrees to deal in Spain over tax fraud

In Spain, sentences of under two-years are often suspended if the convicted person has no previous criminal record. Now, the admission of the two counts of fraud in 2012 and 2013 will see him pay an additional fine of nearly 780,000 euros. The investigation was opened after the Spanish tax authorities informed the Public Prosecutor's Office about perceived discrepancies in the data, with a Madrid judge now set to determine the next stage of the process.

Sport Captain (R) Safdar arrives at FJA to record his statement before JIT
Author: 0 Captain (R) Safdar arrives at FJA to record his statement before JIT

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Senator and former interior minister Rehman Malik said on Friday that he had prepared the "Panama pitch" but the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf was taking unnecessary credit for it. Formed by the acting chairperson of Federal Investigation Agency, Captain (retd) Ahmed Latif, the committee will be headed by Anti-Corruption Wing Director Maqsood-ul-Hassan.

Sport Bale to leave Real Madrid if Mbappe signs for La Liga champions
Author: 0 Bale to leave Real Madrid if Mbappe signs for La Liga champions

It is understood that the Merseyside club have previously registered an interest in the France worldwide and are in the running for his signature. The likes of PSG, Real Madrid and Barcelona have all been linked with his signature, while Arsenal and Liverpool are also reported to have solid interest in the France global.

Author: 0 Proteas show fight to level series

England's cause was not helped by batting second under increasingly dark skies in a match that started at 1600 GMT despite a lack of floodlights on the ground, although home skipper Eoin Morgan did opt to field first after winning the toss.

Author: 0 NBA Draft Results 2017: Lonzo Ball To The Lakers

He would join a young squad that features Simmons, who missed all of last season with a foot injury; Jahlil Okafor and 2017 NBA Rookie of the Year finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric. That's a shame, because Lonzo is an incredibly talented basketball player, and will likely still go very early in Thursday's NBA Draft, despite concerns from teams about his proud Papa.

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