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Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 million euros in Spanish tax fraud case

The prosecutor recommends a sentence of 16 months and a fine of almost €800,000 ($890,000). Di Maria, who now plays for French club Paris Saint-Germain, will likely not serve any prison time becau...

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Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

Indeed it is a feat that may never be duplicated. When he netted a forehand to close a 14-stroke back-and-forth in the second set, he pounded his strings on his head several times. Rafael Nadal (ESP)...

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Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

Petersburg in 2007. Russian Federation cruised to a comfortable 2-0 win over New Zealand as the host made a confident start to the FIFA Confederations Cup . Michael Boxall's own goal in the 31st...

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Investigators obtain data recorder in US warship collision

The container ship might have failed to spot the destroyer and rammed into it, or the destroyer somehow might have made a sudden move to the right. Navy ships operate radar systems to detect appro...

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Spain prosecutor says not opposed to lifting prison sentence for Messi

Messi's attorney had previously requested the court consider substituting the prison sentence for a fine or have his prison sentence suspended, so long as they do not commit any further criminal acts ...

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Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal

Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal

The German has been a disappointment in every tournament he has played so far and has not managed to get past the second round in any of them. Khachanov came out on top after a tough battle that b...

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Max Verstappen tops Azerbaijan F1 Grand Prix practice

Massa ended up 11th at the end of the session ahead of Fernando Alonso , who may have taken some pleasure from finishing 12th had it not been for a gearbox failure with 30 minutes remaining. Perhaps ...

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Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

With the Blackhawks unable to come to terms on an extension for Saad, the team made a trade that sent him to Columbus ahead of the 2015-16 season. In his rookie season following his jump from the KHL ...

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BCCI to receive $405 mn from ICC's revenue

BCCI to receive $405 mn from ICC's revenue

However, in the new model the share of Indian board was reduced which was strongly objected by the BCCI. "Both will now be eligible to play Test cricket following a membership committee recommendation...

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Football Association severs all ties with betting companies, amid player gambling problems

Football Association severs all ties with betting companies, amid player gambling problems

Barton said recently that the FA hadn't done enough to tackle the issue of gambling in football , although it now appears that they are taking steps to try and improve matters. The player was subsequ...

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US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

McIlroy expressed fondness for Erin Hills despite heading home early. A day after Rickie Fowler's seven-under opening round, that same score is still leading, but it's shared by four players, no...

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Tapwrit wins 2017 Belmont Stakes

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Three-Year-Old Poll lists Lookin At Lee as the best horse in the remaining field of 11, and his 5-to-1 odds , now second best, seem to reaffirm ...

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Afghanistan and Ireland wait on vote to join test nations

Afghanistan and Ireland wait on vote to join test nations

Both countries had been vying for the last two years to win the Intercontinental Cup, with the victor due to play the lowest ranked Full Member in a four-match Test Challenge that had been scheduled...

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Islanders acquire Eberle from Oilers

The New York Islanders have found a new wingman for John Tavares , acquiring Jordan Eberle from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Ryan Strome . Strome, 23, was the fifth selection in the 201...

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San Antonio Spurs trying to trade LaMarcus Aldridge

San Antonio Spurs trying to trade LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge is on the trading block. That adds to the reason why San Antonio is trying to see if they can make a deal before he simply leaves the team with nothing in return. In the Western C...

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Pak's BAT strike in Kashmir: Two Indian soldiers, one attacker killed

Pak's BAT strike in Kashmir: Two Indian soldiers, one attacker killed

He said that the body of one armed intruder remained lying in the open, while the BAT managed to drag back the body of the other under covering fire. Last month, Head constable Prem Sagar of 200th B...

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Emirates Team New Zealand hold early advantage in Americas Cup

Emirates Team New Zealand hold early advantage in Americas Cup

The Kiwi challengers are 3-0 ahead in the race to seven points, having dominated all four races of the Cup Match after starting one point behind. This is a rematch of that epic regatta, when Team Ne...

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Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

Mexico ended the day as Group A leaders with four points, ahead of Portugal on goal average. Portugal's Andre Silva is challenged by Russia's Denis Glushakov during the Confederations Cup, Grou...

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Oscar banned for mammoth eight games after inciting China brawl

Oscar banned for mammoth eight games after inciting China brawl

The cause had been Oscar's actions. "According to the Chinese Football Association disciplinary guidelines, Oscar has been given a ban of eight games in the 2017 Super League and fined 40,000 Y...

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Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

It was pretty quiet and I was just kind of sitting in the middle of the lake - in no man's land. "I was a little surprised by that". Vegas is picking sixth overall, where the team hopes to acquire a...

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Have total respect for Kumble as a cricketer: Kohli

Have total respect for Kumble as a cricketer: Kohli

In that tweet, Kohli wrote, "Heartiest welcome to @anilkumble1074 Sir". The Indian team, hard on the heels of their loss to Pakistan in the Champions Trophy 2017 at the Oval on Sunday, left for ...

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Chelsea fans losing patience over £35m Tiemoue Bakayoko deal

Chelsea fans losing patience over £35m Tiemoue Bakayoko deal

Chelsea bid to sign midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco this summer has been complicated by Manchester United's interest in the player, according to reports in the British media. The Sun c...

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Pacers And Lakers Engage In Paul George Trade Talks

Pacers And Lakers Engage In Paul George Trade Talks

The Pacers are already shopping George, according to The Vertical . The Celtics also have the most to offer IN right now for a trade IN order to bring Paul George to Boston. George isn't go...

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India drops sedition charges against villagers over Pakistan win

India drops sedition charges against villagers over Pakistan win

Three Muslim boys, all minors, were held in the hill town of Mussoorie for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans after the Indian cricket team lost the ICC Champions Trophy final. "The accused h...

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Jose Mourinho Accused of Tax Fraud in Spain

Mourinho , who has won 25 trophies with clubs in Portugal, Italy, Spain and England, managed Real from 2010 and 2013, winning the Spanish league and the Super Cup in 2012 and the Copa del Rey in 2011....

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Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

The Celtics got Robert Parish and the No. 3 overall pick, which they used to take Kevin McHale. NEW YORK (AP ) - Markelle Fultz is ready for the National Basketball Association draft. The LA Lake...

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Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

The home fans turned up the volume as Scotland pressed deep in the opposition half and Kyle Walker took his time with a throw-in as England regained their composure. To score that goal... it has...

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Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

Thornton said the talks would cover the South China Sea , where Beijing's island-building and construction of possible military facilities have rattled neighbors and caused tension with Washington;...

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F1 chairman says triple-header due to 2018 World Cup final

F1 chairman says triple-header due to 2018 World Cup final

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix will be held from June 22 to 25, 2017. Felipe Massa in a Ferrari won that race at Magny-Cours, when a major budget deficit was shouldered by the French state and local ...

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Chauncey Billups Could End Up In Cavaliers' Front Office

Chauncey Billups Could End Up In Cavaliers' Front Office

The 44-year-old had done a remarkable job upon joining the Cavs from the Phoenix Suns in 2010 (named GM in 2014). Not being forgiven by LeBron James . "We got us 1 (trophy)", wrote James on his ...

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