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Author: 0 José Mourinho accused of £2.9m tax fraud

Meawnhile, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax at Real Madrid . The prosecutor claims that Mourinho did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud claims after complaint filed by Spanish prosecutors

Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. The player is accused of defrauding tax authorities of €14.7m, by also hiding his income from image rights. In a statement released to ESPN FC, Madrid's regional state prosecutor accused Mourinho of evading tax totalling €3.3m from his 2011 and 2012 declarations - €1.61m in 2011 and €1.69m in 2012 - while on the books of Real Madrid.

Author: 0 Celtics-Sixers trade finalised, Markelle Fultz expected to go No. 1

If the Lakers' 2018 first-round pick is No. 1 or is No. 6 or later, the Sixers will instead convey to the Celtics the rights to the more favorable of the Sixers' own 2019 first-round pick or the Sacramento Kings' 2019 first-round pick, provided that the more favorable pick is not the No.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton WINS Canadian Grand Prix in a Mercedes One-Two - Vettel 4th

Native Montrealer Lance Stroll was ninth - the first-ever points for the 18-year-old rookie. "Today I only had fun when I saw the chequered flag", Ricciardo said. With the Ferrari's catching rapidly, Sergio Perez was desperate to overtake Ricciardo, he could smell the podium in front of him, but the Mexican couldn't get close enough to challenge.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid stint

But will he leave Real Madrid? The 4-time Ballon d'Or victor was linked with a return to Manchester United , while moves to Paris Saint-Germain and other cash-rich clubs were also speculated. They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes after a 2014 inquiry, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros ($F2.65m).

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho denies any wrongdoing in tax probe

The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after Spain's public prosecutor accused Cristiano Ronaldo , another of Mendes' clients, of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros. They said Mourinho had already settled a previous claim relating to his Spanish taxes, which resulted in a penalty of 1.15 million euros in 2014. According to media reports Ronaldo is unsettled at Madrid because he believes Real did not back him as fully as he had hoped in his dispute with the taxman.

Sports Williamson 12th man in Trophy team
Author: 0 Williamson 12th man in Trophy team

Having done justice to their reputation of being the most unpredictable team in the game, Pakistan stunned the cricket world by handing their arch-rivals India a 180-run thumping in the title-decider at The Oval on Sunday. Sedition is among India's most serious charges. "People are not coming forward at this stage but I think someone would have made a video", he said.

Author: 0 Tapwrit rallies to win Belmont Stakes

Classic Empire , the Preakness runner-up and the expected Belmont favorite, was found to have a foot abscess on Wednesday morning and was withdrawn from consideration. It's the first time since 2010 that neither the Derby nor Preakness victor will run. He seems like he keeps getting better and better. Lookin At Lee will be the only horse to run in all three Triple Crown races.

Sports French Open 2017: Sometimes I felt like a spectator, says Simona Halep
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Sometimes I felt like a spectator, says Simona Halep

A 100-1 outsider at the start of the tournament, she will rise from 47th to 12th in the world rankings following her spectacular victory. Two days after celebrating her 20th birthday, unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia gave herself - and her country - another reason, a bigger one, to celebrate - the French Open women's singles title.

Sports A clash for control of Group B
Author: 0 A clash for control of Group B

Germany came to the Confederation Cup with a young squad that has only three players from its World Cup-winning team. "I know people have been critical of me, also here in Russia ", Low added, having seen the hosts open the tournament with a 2-0 win over New Zealand.

Author: 0 Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez 'not contemplating' Cristiano Ronaldo exit

Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of €14.7 million by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014. The prosecutor claims that Mourinho did not declare income from the use of his image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". Ronaldo has denied any wrongdoing.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho faces accusation of tax fraud

Real Madrid president Florentino has revealed how close he came to securing the signing of Neymar ahead of fierce rivals Barcelona in the summer of 2013. In Spain, sentences of under two-years are often suspended if the convicted person has no previous criminal record. Mourinho spent three seasons in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu between 2010 and 2013 before returning to England to take in a second spell with Chelsea.

Author: 0 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics

They know exactly what's happening. The trade that the point guard-hungry Philadelphia 76ers swung with the Boston Celtics on Monday to get the No. The player Philadelphia wants is clear: The 76ers wouldnt say it Monday, but theyre going to take Fultz barring something cataclysmic happening before Thursday.

Author: 0 Spanish state prosecutor accuses Ronaldo of tax fraud

Ronaldo is said to have not declared $31.8 million in income from image rights made between 2015-20 from a company based in Spain . A spokeswoman for Gestifute , the agency that represents Ronaldo , declined to comment to Bloomberg. The prosecutor said that after Ronaldo signed a contract to join Real Madrid in December 2008 he ceded his image rights to a company called Tollin Associates Ltd , domiciled in the British Virgin Islands and in which he was the only stakeholder.

Author: 0 Louisville also hit with scholarship reductions

The report calls for Pitino to be suspended for the first five Atlantic Coast Conference games in the 2017-18 season. That means any school that wants to hire McGee must go before the NCAA and explain why it should do so without getting penalized.

Sports Mourinho 'in compliance' with all his tax obligations
Author: 0 Mourinho 'in compliance' with all his tax obligations

In his 2011 and 2012 tax returns, he is alleged to have failed to declare earnings from his image rights, which prosecutors say he did "with the intention of obtaining illegal benefit". When it became public that a prosecutor in Madrid filed a tax fraud complaint against Ronaldo on June 13, the news went viral and several worldwide media platforms speculated that this could cause the footballer to leave Real Madrid this summer.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo silent about future after Portugal's Confed Cup win
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo silent about future after Portugal's Confed Cup win

The New Zealand forward had the best of the early chances when he twice forced Mexico goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera into saves. Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap.

Author: 0 Cherchesov claims Putin's speech motivated Russian Federation

The game itself was an open contest with plenty of chances, most of which fell to Russian Federation - clearly the better side throughout. "So, I wasn't surprised when I read the stories". Most notably, two Chinese companies - electrical goods manufacturer Hisense and smartphone brand Vivo - will sit in the global "Confederations Cup sponsor" category, joining Federation Internationale de Football Association worldwide partner Wanda .

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

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho speaks during a news conference after winning the UEFA Europa League final match. As transfer rumours continue to swirl around Cristiano Ronaldo , the legal system in Spain is moving its gears. Mourinho, 54, allegedly owes the Spanish tax authorities €3.3 million ($3.7 million). Ronaldo maintains his innocence in the tax evasion case and insisted that he did everything in accordance with Spanish law.

Author: 0 Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

Berube, a first-round draft pick, a second-round draft pick and prospect Jake Bischoff to Vegas. "Three days ago we had a whiteboard with no names on it and now it looks like we have a hockey team and we like how it looks". "What surprised me was the quality of some of our forwards that we were able to get out of this situation", Foley said. Nosek may be part of the solution to that potential problem, but where Vegas' net goes once Marc-Andre Fleury declines is unclear.

Sports Desert ice: NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas
Author: 0 Desert ice: NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas

After an up-and-down career in Pittsburgh, the three-time Stanley Cup champion goalie is among 30 National Hockey League veterans who could get a fresh start out West after the Golden Knights grabbed him in the National Hockey League expansion draft.

Sports Novak Djokovic accepts Eastbourne wildcard for Wimbledon warm-up
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic accepts Eastbourne wildcard for Wimbledon warm-up

The women's draw has an even stronger field, one which includes world number one Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova and hometown star Johanna Konta. Djokovic, who has struggled this year and suffered an early exit at the French Open , has not played a grass-court warm-up tournament ahead of Wimbledon since 2010.

Sports Chelsea and Man United at risk of tapping up case over Lewandowski
Author: 0 Chelsea and Man United at risk of tapping up case over Lewandowski

The Poland global is one of the most coveted forwards on the planet, having racked up 30 league goals in successive campaigns since controversially joining Bayern from rivals Borussia Dortmund. Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard and Eden Hazard are some of Chelsea's best-ever signings in the Roman Abramovich era and securing Lewandowski would be a pivotal moment in an underwhelming transfer market so far.

Sports Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs
Author: 0 Ireland hooker Rory Best to lead Lions against the Chiefs

Gatland said the Lions would be looking to build on the momentum gained from their win over the Maori. "It is up to us to show a good picture". "They are probably some of the form loose forwards of the last couple of years". "It's unlike Steve and maybe he is anxious by potentially how good this team can be". There's an optimistic belief among northern Hemisphere fans that the same will not happen again this time around, but there is an expectation here in New Zealand that 2017 will ...

Author: 0 Rumor Central: Rockets' Patrick Beverley on trade block?

The Houston Rockets are aggressively trying to make trades in conjunction with Thursday's National Basketball Association draft to create the needed financial flexibility this summer to pursue a marquee free agent, according to league sources .

Sports Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Author: 0 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

The 54-year-old Mourinho, who coached Madrid from 2010-13, now manages Manchester United in England. Jose Mourinho has already won two trophies as Manchester United manager. Those include Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho and shares the same agent as him. Perez has dismissed speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine for tax evasion as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi .

Author: 0 Video review causing confusion for FIFA in World Cup trials

On second glance, the All Whites weren't so bad against Russian Federation at the Confederations Cup and can give Mexico some problems. New Zealand boss Andrew Hudson could seek to rebalance his team after the inclusion of attack-minded duo Kosta Barbarouses and Marco Rojas left them lacking midfield numbers against Russia's early onslaught.

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo's lone goal helps Portugal beat Russia

Mexico's Hector Moreno , right, celebrates with his teammates scoring his side's second goal during the 2017during the Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match between Portugal and Mexico , at the Kazan Arena, Russia , Sunday, . The hosts finished the game with just three shots, and none of them were on target. The hosts were unlucky not to force an equaliser after a string of chances in a strong second-half display.

Author: 0 McPhee will pick Golden Knights on Tuesday

All trade roads run through Vegas. While talking to teams, McPhee said the Knights have also been in discussions with individual unrestricted and restricted free agents. However, the asking price is said to be a top-two defenceman with a right-handed shot. Florida also left forward Jonathan Marchessault unprotected, so any offer for Demers would have to be a better return than for a 30-goal scorer in a league where goals are a premium.

Sports LSU advances in College World Series on Poche' career night
Author: 0 LSU advances in College World Series on Poche' career night

LSU finally notched an insurance run in the ninth with the aid of something that stung Florida State the entire series: a defensive miscue. The Tigers now get another chance against the Beavers Friday. FSU had chances to claw closer in the fifth inning when Mendoza and Henderson started with back-to-back singles on the first two pitches of the inning.

Sports Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick
Author: 0 Wizards get PG Tim Frazier from Pelicans for 2nd-round pick

This will be Frazier's third team since breaking into the league in 2014-15, with previous stops with the 76ers and Trail Blazers. Frazier showcased his potential throughout his 36 starts with one triple-double and seven double-doubles. Having already dealt their first-round pick to the Brooklyn Nets during the regular season for forward Bojan Bogdanovic, the Wizards will enter the draft on Thursday without any picks.

Author: 0 Sena slams BJP on situation in J&K, WB

The virtual climbdown came a day after Thackeray stated that "there are attempts being made to play politics over a Dalit presidential candidate. We do not support this", he said. Sources in the CPI said Raja's name has been proposed by "some individuals and not any non-NDA parties". Thackeray told Shah on Sunday that the Sena would take a decision only after the BJP's nominee for the Presidential election was named.

Author: 0 Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo before judge

Jose Mourinho has been accused of tax fraud amounting to just over 3 million euros. Ronaldo denies the accusations and is threatening to leave Spain. Coentrao is suspected of failing to correctly declare 1.3 million euros of income. The Portuguese coach, who lived in Spain whilst in charge of La Liga side Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, is said to have defrauded the Spanish government of £3m, something he staunchly refutes.

Sports Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers
Author: 0 Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers

Seattle has not been above that mark so far this season. "Doubles are good", said Seager, who had three run-scoring doubles in a 7-3 victory Sunday at Texas. "To me, it's just trust the routine and trusting the process", Zunino said. The Tigers tied it in the second as Justin Upton led off the inning with a 411-foot homer to center field, his 14th of the season.

Sports Rafael Nadal Wins Record 10th French Open
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal Wins Record 10th French Open

Two weeks or three weeks ago I was really down, not winning matches in Masters 1000, not playing my best tennis, a lot in doubt in my game when I was playing. Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. After Nadal sealed the second set both players left the court while court staff watered down the red dust.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal: French Open title 'more special' after tough times for Mallorcan

The French Open champion was due to play at the ATP 500 event starting Monday, but has chosen to skip the tournament, citing fatigue. "If I have pain in my knees, then I know it's nearly impossible". "It's a great combination with all the team", said Nadal. Having won an unexpected Australian Open title at the age of 35 in January, Federer sat out the French Open to focus on his preparation for the grass court season.

Author: 0 Deliver as a captain, else give up captaincy: BCCI to Virat Kohli

Sridhar, GM - Cricket Operations to supervise the team management for the West Indies tour. "I don't know about his coaching style but as a player, as an individual and as a senior he is just brilliant", said Sehwag, who played under Kumble's Test captaincy.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud during Real Madrid reign

But will he leave Real Madrid? According to media reports Ronaldo is unsettled at Madrid because he believes Real did not back him as fully as he had hoped in his dispute with the taxman. The Portuguese coach has become the latest high-profile football figure accused of tax fraud. However, Florentino Perez insists Cristiano Ronaldo is free to leave if a club is ready to pay his 880 million release clause.