Di María given fine for Spanish tax fraud

Argentina and Paris Saint-Germain star Angel di Maria has been handed a hefty fine and a prison sentence over a charge of tax fraud of 1.3 million euros ($1.4 million), Spanish authorities announced on...
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Manchester United boss Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

Jose Mourinho's advisers have hit back at accusations that the Manchester United manager failed to pay millions of euros in taxes to the Spanish authorities during his time in charge of Real Madrid. The 54-year-old...

Banned Valcke gets October CAS appeal date

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke will have his appeal over his 10 year ban from football heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on October 11. Sepp Blatter's former righthand man was suspended...

Heavyweights Germany, Chile clash at Confederation Cup

Germany and Chile clash for control of Group B at the Confederations Cup on Thursday with die Mannschaft's head coach Joachim Loew talking up the south American champions. "They have shown in the past few...

Murray faces confidence crisis after Queen’s shocker

Andy Murray admits he will have to improve dramatically to mount a successful defence of his Wimbledon title after the world number one suffered an embarrassing Queen's Club exit. Murray crashed to one of the...

FIFA clear Manchester United, target Juventus over Pogba deal

FIFA have cleared Manchester United but opened disciplinary proceedings against Juventus over Paul Pogba's world record transfer, football's governing body announced on Wednesday. The France midfielder returned to United in a deal worth more than...

Golovkin dismisses Mayweather vs McGregor as ‘circus show’

Undefeated middleweight world champion, Gennady Golovkin, has dismissed the high-profile crossover bout between American boxer Floyd Mayweather and Irish mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor, as a “circus show”. Mayweather, who retired in 2015 with...

Woods receiving ‘professional help’ to manage pain meds

Tiger Woods said on Monday he is receiving “professional help” to manage his use of the medications he takes to relieve back pain and insomnia, following his arrest for driving while intoxicated last month. Florida...

Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, accused of evading 14.7 million euro ($16.5m) in tax, has been summoned to appear before a judge in Spain, judicial sources told AFP on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Portuguese star is...

Mourinho accused of 3.3mn euro tax fraud in Spain

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax at Real Madrid, the public prosecutor's office in Madrid announced. The 54-year-old Portuguese, who coached Real Madrid...