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Author: 0 Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez , who was re-elected on Monday, said that "the only thing I can say is Cristiano Ronaldo is a Real Madrid player". The soccer star is due to appear in court on July 31. The United boss, valued at £61m by the Sunday Times Rich List last month, faces allegations of not paying taxes on image rights during his time as Real Madrid coach, with a lawsuit filed against him by the Public Prosecutor's office in the capital.

Sports Bayern Munich warn clubs against Robert Lewandowski approach
Author: 0 Bayern Munich warn clubs against Robert Lewandowski approach

Lewandowski extended his contract last December to 2021 and the likelihood of Bayern selling the prolific Poland global has always been considered remote. The player is contracted to the club till 2021 and has often played down rumours of an exit to join Real Madrid. According to the Daily Mail , Lewandowski is keen to test himself in the Premier League and living in London appeals to him, making Chelsea as the likely destination should he leave Germany.

Author: 0 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

After Fultz was off the board, the Los Angeles Lakers followed by taking Lonzo Ball , with the point guards from the Pac-12 Conference beginning a run of seven straight freshmen. As Lonzo walked on stage to meet Commissioner Adam Silver and put on a purple Lakers hat, LaVar put on a gold and purple Big Baller Brand hat, the company he has started.

Author: 0 Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes

Prost said he paid special attention to the configuration of the Baku City Circuit . We've clearly still got lots of work to do ahead of qualifying, but Valtteri's time in FP2 looked promising, so there is obviously pace in the vehicle, which is encouraging.

Sports Ireland awarded full Test status by ICC
Author: 0 Ireland awarded full Test status by ICC

In an historic announcement from London this afternoon, the ICC confirmed that both Ireland and Afghanistan have been granted full member status. "Test cricket is the pinnacle of the sport and it's what we've all been aiming for", he added. Afghanistan on Thursday celebrated their entry into Test cricket, saying it was a dream come true for the country that has suffered from years of violence and conflict.

Author: 0 Solar Companies Surge After Trump Proposes Panels on Border Wall

Trump had previously floated the solar panel idea during a closed-door meeting with Republican members of Congress earlier this month, but this was the first time he'd discussed the idea publicly. Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto shot down the idea that his country would pay for Mr Trump's wall, insisting that would never happen. They said a 2,000-mile solar wall could cost less than $1 billion, instead of tens of billions for a traditional border wall, and possibly become ...

Sports Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick
Author: 0 Nets grab Texas one-and-done big man Allen with 22nd pick

Texas center Jarrett Allen is congratulated by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Brooklyn Nets as the 22nd pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY. San Antonio also had the 59th pick late in the draft. The Nets had to make the 27th pick before the trade could become official and took Kyle Kuzma from Utah for Los Angeles.

Sports New India coach should 'get along' with Kohli
Author: 0 New India coach should 'get along' with Kohli

Kumble stepped down right after the conclusion of the tournament, stating that the captain had "reservations" about his style of coaching . "We learn from every loss", Kohli stressed and added that the team learns from victories too. "If such is the attitude of a captain I don't think you require a coach", the 77-year-old said. In the past as well, we have did not have a coach, rather a director was appointed to watch over the team .

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

Perez will also seek showdown talks with Ronaldo to clarify his future, but only after Portugal's participation in the Confederations Cup comes to an end. Mourinho allegedly committed tax fraud in 2011 and 2012, according to Madrid's provincial state prosecutor's office. The soccer world has been eagerly watching Real Madrid to get a sense of what superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's future looks like with the club.

Author: 0 Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

Trump said. 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. "And this is the big one, it allows for the Secretary of Veterans Administration to fire employees". But the Senate-passed measure was seen as more in balance with workers' rights than a version passed by the House in March, mostly along party lines.

Sports Arizona Coyotes land Derek Stepan in trade with New York Rangers
Author: 0 Arizona Coyotes land Derek Stepan in trade with New York Rangers

The 27-year-old Stepan is perhaps the most notable name on the aforementioned list of players. The 27-year-old played in 81 games for NY last campaign, tying a career high with 55 points on 17 goals and 38 assists. Selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning with the 19th pick in the 2014 Draft, he has two years remaining on his contract which has an average annual value of $1.26 million.

Author: 0 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball in NBA draft

Another storyline in this NBA Draft? Earlier in the week, the 76ers traded up to take the No. 1 pick and the Celtics traded down to No. 3, also acquiring the Los Angeles Lakers' 2018 first-round pick if it falls between 2 and 5, or the Sacramento Kings' 2019 first round pick if it does not.

Author: 0 Vegas holds all the cards with NHL expansion draft list out

There are a lot of good players there.”. The New York Islanders reportedly have made a deal in which the Knights will receive the Islanders' first-round draft pick (No. Among the notable players left unprotected were Nate Schmidt, Philipp Grubauer, Jay Beagle, Brett Connolly, Tyler Graovac, Brooks Orpik and Taylor Chorney and all five unrestricted free agents, an impressive group that features T.J.

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

However, with the uncertainty of the National Basketball Association lockout looming that offseason, Anthony wanted a contract extension and trade mid-year. George would seem to be a great fit as he could slide in at either forward spot and work off-ball, giving the Blazers another deadly offensive weapon.

Author: 0 Mustafi: Arsenal can't afford to sell 'hungry' Sanchez

Arsenal have made one signing so far this summer, bringing in Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer. Alexis Sanchez scored his 38th global goal to become Chile's all-time top scorer as he supplied a 1-0 lead over Germany at the Confederations Cup on Thursday.

Sports Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of $3.6 million tax fraud

Fresh reports suggest that Real's all-time leading scorer has since calmed down and will now stay in the Spanish capital after talks with his club president, Florentino Perez. Prosecutors accuse the Portugal worldwide of evading tax via a shell company based in the British Virgin Islands and another in Ireland, known for its low corporate tax rate.

Author: 0 Manchester Utd manager Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3mn tax fraud

The hearing will take place at 09:00 GMT on July 31 in a court at Pozuelo de Alarcón, in the suburbs of Madrid, according to Spanish press reports. Mourinho left Real Madrid in 2013 to manage English club Chelsea for a second spell before signing with United in 2016.

Sports Canada proves Lewis Hamilton's lucky charm again as Brit wins in Montreal
Author: 0 Canada proves Lewis Hamilton's lucky charm again as Brit wins in Montreal

The Briton is arguably the best driver of his generation and he proved it in style by grabbing the Grand Prix title beating the second placed Valtteri Bottas with a staggering lead of 20 seconds. Hamilton said: "It's been such an incredible weekend". Having been matched by Ferrari for much of the season so far, the Silver Arrows were streaks ahead of the Italians on Sunday, world championship leader Sebstian Vettel having to settle for fourth.

Sports O'Mahony to lead Lions against All Blacks
Author: 0 O'Mahony to lead Lions against All Blacks

The build-up to the Test has been filled with taunts such as Hansen was " worried ", the All Blacks cheated, the Lions are too predictable and that Hansen had inside knowledge of what was going on in the Lions camp. It was why he has introduced Welsh fullback Liam Williams and England winger Elliot Daly to his regular Saturday team in place of Leigh Halfpenny and George North respectively.

Sports Liverpool want more from Napoli for Alberto Moreno
Author: 0 Liverpool want more from Napoli for Alberto Moreno

The possibility of a swap deal has recently opened up after the Italian side made an £11m bid for Moreno, who is now deemed surplus to requirements at Anfield. At San Paolo, the future of the Faouzi Ghoulam is up in the air, with the electric Algerian eyeing a summer exit. Sources say Liverpool are determined to recoup more than the £12m they paid Sevilla in August 2014 for Moreno from any potential sale this summer.

Sports 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz
Author: 0 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

Fultz is the likely No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night, June 22. "I can't wait for the draft on Thursday and continue to move forward". 11 or later. "I've got an opportunity to play basketball and that's all I ask for". Of all the teams near the top of the draft, Orlando seems to be the most certain of what they want to do and what they need to do.

Author: 0 North Korea an 'irrational regime': Moon

Warmbier's sophomore English teacher said he would be "dearly missed". "No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr. Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview", the medical examiner's office said Tuesday.

Sports Chase Carey confident all 21 races set for 2018
Author: 0 Chase Carey confident all 21 races set for 2018

The F1 2018 calendar has been revealed with some familiar tracks returning to the fold as well as the first ever "triple-header" to be included in the 21 race season. "I think the calendar is well thought out", added Carey. As for the two venues with asterisks, China and Singapore, both are now negotiating new deals for 2018 onwards.