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Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Juan Carlos Osorio's side came from a goal down to beat host nation Russian Federation 2-1 in Kazan and secure their place in the last four, along with Group A...


Vettel reverses out of trouble in Baku

Just three and a half minutes remained when the session resumed, with tire temperature meaning it would be hard for most drivers to improve significantly with o...


Prosecutors accuse Mourinho of tax fraud

The Argentine midfielder is accused of failing to pay some 1.3 million euros to the Spanish tax authorities in 2012-2013 by giving up his image rights to compan...


Confederations Cup: All Whites embracing underdog tag against European giants, Portugal

The All Whites lost 2-1 to Mexico on Wednesday despite having led at half-time. Things remain tight in Group A before Saturday's final round. Although pro...


Sanchez becomes Chile's all-time leading scorer

Germany and Chile from Group B of Confederations Cup 2017 will face off later today in the Kazan Arena in Kazan . Sanchez has yet to sign a new deal...


India to take on England in Women's World Cup opener

Pakistan women's cricket team captain Sana Mir thinks her team can take inspiration from the triumph of their male counterparts in the recently concluded 2017 ...


5 things we learned from the Lions win over Chiefs

It is something that gets us out of bed in the morning. "Sometimes in the last few games it just doesn't come your way, but we've worked well on it this week ...


Now Mourinho accused of $3.7m tax fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo's woes deepened yesterday when the star striker who reportedly wants to quit Real Madrid was summoned to appear before a judge investigatin...


Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

The matchup between the world champions and the two-time Copa America winners was perhaps the most hotly anticipated clash of the tournament, and it certainly d...


Point guards available as early picks in NBA draft

Fultz and Ball led a record-setting run of one-and-dones in the National Basketball Association draft, which received a jolt early in the first round when the C...


Steve Hansen hits back after All Blacks outmuscle British and Irish Lions

Our discipline wasn't where it should be, we conceded double figures in penalties. "We created a number of chances and played some pretty good rugby but didn'...


New Zealand vs Portugal: how and where to watch

Although proceedings took a while to heat up, Portugal was ultimately good value for its triumph and looks set to face either Chile or Germany in the fina...


Timberwolves acquire Butler from Bulls in blockbuster trade

Butler is a three-time All-Star who has played all six of his National Basketball Association seasons with the Bulls , who drafted him No. 30 overall out of...


Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semis berths

We watched the two games they played here in Russian Federation and it helped us. "The organizers and Federation Internationale de Football Association are work...


Ioane brace gives New Zealand win against Lions in first test

It wasn't as if we had soaked up pressure. "There was not much in it, just little errors", said Faletau. Asked if the Lions can still force a close seri...


NHL, NHLPA assists Illinois to study adding hockey program

In the third round with the 70th pick, the Blackhawks drafted forward Andrei Altybarmakyan , who is from Russian Federation, 5-10, 183 pounds and a left-hand...


Podcast: Lakers 2017 NBA Draft recap

The coach said that he just wants Lonzo Ball to help the Los Angeles Lakers win some summer league games and then he will worry about the 2017-18 National B...


South Africa fight back to level T20 series with England

Curran troubled the batsmen from his very first ball in global cricket , forcing a top edge from Reeza Hendricks which only just evaded Dawson as he ran back...


Surprise, surprise: Cristiano Ronaldo may stay at Real Madrid

Former Barca defender Javier Mascherano also agreed a one-year suspended sentence with authorities for tax fraud last year. Real Madrid did not respond to...


Putin's pregame speech 'mobilised' Russian Federation - coach Stanislav Cherchesov

The fan-ID is a requirement for all fans to watch games at the competition, used as a warm-up for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. New Zealand's ...


Vettel adamant Ferrari will be better in race

But Rosberg's sudden retirement - just five days after winning his maiden championship - coupled with Valtteri Bottas' arrival at Mercedes and this year's t...


Mexico relishing chance to show its worth against Russian Federation

And if you think the tussle was contained to the pitch, check out this footage of the Mexican head coach Juan Carlos Osorio as he was moved away from the ruck...


Lewis Hamilton preparing for tough weekend in Baku

Perez finished fourth in the order despite his crash with Hamilton's Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas sixth. His team mate Kimi Raikkonen was second...


Portugal and Mexico advance, hosts Russian Federation bow out — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal top Group A with seven points, with Mexico ending in second place on goal difference to join them in the semis. A Hirving Lozano goal in the 52nd...


Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

Make no mistake, Crosby is fiercely proud of having repeated as victor of the trophy. Only Dave Bolland's game-winner in 2013 came later in regulation to clinch...