MADRID (Reuters) – Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost 19 million euros ($21.6 million) for tax fraud on Tuesday but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence after agreeing a deal. Portugal’s soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo arrives with his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez to appear in court on a trial for tax fraud in
Tennis – Australian Open – Quarter-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 22, 2019. Danielle Collins of the U.S. in action during the match against Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Danielle Collins overcame a slow start to book a maiden Grand Slam semi-final spot at the Australian Open when the unheralded American
Klay Thompson scored 23 of his 44 points in the third quarter Monday, setting an NBA record by connecting on his first 10 3-point attempts of the game, and the visiting Golden State Warriors extended their winning streak to eight games with a 130-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Jan 21, 2019; Los Angeles,
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Greek sensation Stefanos Tsitsipas added another thrilling chapter to his Australian Open odyssey on Tuesday, the 20-year-old felling Roberto Bautista Agut 7-5 4-6 6-4 7-6(2) to claim a maiden Grand Slam semi-final for the Mediterranean nation. Tennis – Australian Open – Quarter-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 22, 2019. Greece’s Stefanos
FILE PHOTO – Athlete Sergey Shubenkov attends Russia’s Sports Ministry awards gala in Moscow, Russia December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov (Reuters) – Former world champions Sergey Shubenkov and Maria Lasitskene were among 42 Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals in international competition this year, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Monday.
KUKI, Japan (Reuters) – In Japan, where more people run marathons than anywhere else, it takes a special character to stand out from the crowd. FILE PHOTO: Yuki Kawauchi of Japan comes down Boylston Street to the finish line to win the men’s race of the 122nd Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 16,
Pass interference soon could be a reviewable play in the NFL, according to sources cited by The Washington Post on Monday. Jan 20, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton (right) reacts after a pass play against the Los Angeles Rams during the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship game
(Reuters) – Bobsleigh Canada said on Monday an investigation has been launched after two-time Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries filed a harassment complaint with the organization. Bobsleigh – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Women’s Finals – Olympic Sliding Centre – Pyeongchang, South Korea – February 21, 2018 – Kaillie Humphries of Canada reacts. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
(Reuters) – If the National Football League is looking for a way to avoid controversial non-calls like the one that marred the NFC championship game on Sunday they could find it north of the border. FILE PHOTO: The NFL logo and the San Diego Chargers logo are shown together at Qualcomm Stadium, in San Diego,
Jan 20, 2019; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) looks to pass during the second half of the AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Shortly after the New England Patriots won Sunday’s AFC championship game, and after quarterback Tom
Jan 6, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) drops back to pass against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second half of a NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports Jared Goff and Tom Brady have plans, opening Pro Bowl roster spots for Chicago
(Reuters) – The National Football League was facing up to its latest controversy on Monday after an egregious non-call by referees during the NFC championship game likely robbed the New Orleans Saints of a Super Bowl berth. FILE PHOTO: The NFL logo and set are seen at New York’s Radio City Music Hall before the
FILE PHOTO: Dec 9, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) throws prior to the game against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia players rallied to Carson Wentz’s defense Monday after unnamed teammates reportedly called the Eagles quarterback “selfish” and “egotistical.” A report criticizing Wentz
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams staved off a spectacular fightback from world number one Simona Halep to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Monday and remain on course for her first Grand Slam triumph since becoming a mother. Tennis – Australian Open – Fourth Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 21, 2019.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams is back to her physical and emotional peak for the first time since returning from childbirth last year, according to the American’s coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Tennis – Australian Open – Fourth Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 21, 2019. Serena Williams of the U.S. in action during the match
FILE PHOTO: Former MLB player Curt Schilling talks with a reporter at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles, California June 9, 2011. Schilling heads videogame company 38 Studios which is releasing its first online game. REUTERS/David McNew The National Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its Class of 2019 on Tuesday, and