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Spain prosecutor open to lifting Lionel Messi prison sentence

Spain prosecutor open to lifting Lionel Messi prison sentence

Barcelona great Messi and his father Jorge were found guilty by a Catalan court last July on three counts of tax fraud between 2007 and 2009 to the tune of 4.1 million euros ($4.6 million) on image rights.

2017 Community Shield: Arsenal, Chelsea clash to raise funds for London tower fire victims

2017 Community Shield: Arsenal, Chelsea clash to raise funds for London tower fire victims

At least 79 died after fire broke out in the 24-storey social housing block in Kensington, West London last week.

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

FIFA Confederations Cup: Portugal, Mexico, Russia tussle for semi-final berths

Mexico, top of Group A equal with Portugal on four points by virtue of having scored one more goal, face Russia, who are just a point behind in third.

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah joins Liverpool from AS Roma

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah joins Liverpool from AS Roma

He will hope to join a list of former Chelsea players, including Manchester United`s Juan Mata, Manchester City`s Kevin De Bruyne and Everton`s Romelu Lukaku, who have prospered after leaving Stamford Bridge.

India will breach historical best FIFA ranking soon: Stephen Constantine

India will breach historical best FIFA ranking soon: Stephen Constantine

Owing to seven international wins on the trot since last year, the Indian team is currently sitting at exactly 100th spot, and Constantine said by the time the Asian Cup qualifiers end in March next year they should be placed better than the 94th achieved in February 1996.

Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez makes history as Chile draw with Germany

Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez makes history as Chile draw with Germany

Chile boss Juan Antonio Pizzi started with an experienced side, including nine of the team which beat Argentina on penalties in the 2016 Copa America final.

Qatar's Aspire Academy announces landmark 'technical partnership' deal with Delhi Dynamos FC

Qatar's Aspire Academy announces landmark 'technical partnership' deal with Delhi Dynamos FC

Only established in 2013, the ISL is one of the best-attended leagues in the world, with an average of more than 26,000 per game.

Brazil international Oscar gets eight-game ban over China brawl

Brazil international Oscar gets eight-game ban over China brawl

Oscar, who was not booked at the time of the scrap, is one of the most high-profile players in the Chinese Super League (CSL) after he joined SIPG for an Asian-record 60 million euros this season.

Indian football coach Stephen Constantine keen on finding new talent from U-22 squad

Indian football coach Stephen Constantine keen on finding new talent from U-22 squad

Referring to the forthcoming exposure trip to California, Constantine is confident that conditions in American city will be similar to the humid conditions that they will encounter in Doha.

Confederations Cup: Heavyweights Germany, Chile clash at Confed Cup in Group B

Confederations Cup: Heavyweights Germany, Chile clash at Confed Cup in Group B

For the eighth match-in-a-row and with first-choice Manuel Neuer recovering from foot surgery, Loew will change his goalkeeper with Barcelona`s Marc-Andre ter Stegen replacing Bernd Leno.

Angel di María fined for Spanish tax fraud worth 1.3 million euros

Di Maria is, like Ronaldo and Mourinho, a client of the Portuguese super agent Jorge Mendes, who himself has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, just outside Madrid, on June 27.

Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo on target in Portugal's 1-0 win over Russia, Mexico beat New Zealand 2-1

Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo on target in Portugal's 1-0 win over Russia, Mexico beat New Zealand 2-1

Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged out hosts Russia 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a come-from-behind 2-1 win over New Zealand.

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

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

The report added Rolando will reiterate at a hearing on July 31 that he is innocent and has never hidden any income from the taxman or committed any tax fraud in Spain.

FIFA Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down hosts Russia by solitary goal

FIFA Confederations Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down hosts Russia by solitary goal

The 32-year-old netted after just eight minutes to give the Euro 2016 winners their first victory in Group A as they leapfrog Russia in the standings.

East Bengal steal Khalid Jamil from I-League champions Aizawl FC, make him highest-paid coach in India

East Bengal steal Khalid Jamil from I-League champions Aizawl FC, make him highest-paid coach in India

East Bengal, who are yet to win the coveted I-League, wasted little time in striking a deal for a rumoured salary of Rs 1.25 crore, making him the highest-paid coach in Indian football.

Manchester United cleared in Paul Pogba's deal, FIFA open proceedings against Juventus

Juventus could be investigated for breaching third-party ownership rules after Raiola said in an interview last year the club were not the sole owners of the player`s rights.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho refutes tax fraud accusations

A statement released by Mourinho`s representatives Gestifute Media said he had not been informed personally of the accusations.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo due in court on July 31 for tax evasion case

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo due in court on July 31 for tax evasion case

Unhappy Ronaldo has left his future at the Spanish giants in doubt after angrily announcing last week that his "conscience is clear."

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez rules out David De Gea's move from Manchester United

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez rules out David De Gea's move from Manchester United

Real Madrid turned down the opportunity to sign goalkeeper David de Gea from Manchester United last summer, club president Florentino Perez said on Tuesday while playing down the possibility of bidding for the Spain international again.

Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Diego Maradona picks his favourite between two legends

Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Diego Maradona picks his favourite between two legends

Turning back to Messi, Maradona said the Barcelona player was still the world`s best despite not having won a World Cup.