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Ronaldo denies he intentionally evaded taxes

The Portuguese claims that he has committed no intentional wrongdoing and has asked for “time to let justice work”Cristiano Ronaldo has released a statement following his hearing in court regarding claims he had failed to pay his taxes in full.The current Ballon d’Or holder appeared in court on Monday morning …

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Man Utd charged for breaching anti-doping rules

Phil Jones has been banned for two European matches after UEFA charged the Manchester United defender with “insulting and directing abuse” at a doping officer following his side’s victory over Ajax in the Europa League final in May.Jones will miss the UEFA Super Cup against Real Madrid in Skopje on …

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Stadia will be ready for WAFU tourney – NSA

Director General for the National Sports Authority (NSA) Robert Sarfo Mensah has said that both the Cape Coast and Essipong stadia will be ready for the West Africa Football Union (WAFU) tournament in the country.There have been growing concerns over the readiness of these state facilities to host the competition …

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Ronaldo in court to face judge over tax fraud probe

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived at a Spanish court to face a judge as part of a probe to determine whether he committed tax fraud.The Real Madrid superstar arrived at Pozuelo de Alarcon Court No. 1 in the outskirts of Madrid on Monday about half an hour before …

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Africa All Access announces basketball clinic

Africa All Access will host an innovative basketball clinic on Tuesday August 15th, 2017 at the University of Ghana basketball courts, Legon. The clinic will be led by David West, a member of the current NBA champions’ Golden State Warriors.He will be joined by basketball professionals TJ Warren (Phoenix Suns) …

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“Warriors” Polack and Ablordey visit Kotoko training in crutches

Asante Kotoko coach Steven Polack and Team Manager Godwin Ablordey visit the training grounds of the club a fortnight after their unfortunate accident at Nkawkaw. The duo who are still recovering from the injury needed the aid of crutches to embark on the morale boosting trip to the training grounds. …

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I feel proud watching my children play football – Abedi Pele

Former Black Stars captain Abedi Ayew Pele says he gets mixed feelings whenever he watches his children Rahim, Andre and Jordan play for both club and country. The former Olympique Marseille linchpin made waves across the continent after winning the Africa Cup of Nations with Ghana in 1982 as a …

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Thursday morning sports paper talk

  AC Milan have been in contact with Diego Costa’s agent regarding a summer deal with Chelsea. Monaco’s Thomas Lemar is reportedly set to become Arsenal’s third summer signing with the Gunners on the brink of agreeing a £45m deal. Manchester United are preparing a £44.6m offer for RB Leipzig’s …

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Novak Djokovic: Twelve-time Grand Slam champion will not play again in 2017

Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic will not play again in 2017 because of an elbow injury. Former world number one Djokovic, 30, retired injured during his Wimbledon quarter-final match against Tomas Berdych on 12 July. He said then he had suffered an elbow problem for over a year and a half. …

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Atletico Madrid send Ghana’s Bernard Mensah on loan again

Ghana international midfielder Bernard Mensah has been sent on loan for a third time by Spain’s Atletico Madrid. This time the 22-year-old, who is yet to make a first-team appearance for Atletico, has joined Turkish club Kasimpasa for the season. He joined Atletico on a six-year deal in 2015 and spent …

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