'Outraged' Ronaldo demands exit from Real over tax probe

The Portuguese star told his global team-mates that he wanted out of Real Madrid , likely because of the €14.7 million he's accused of not paying to the Spanish tax authorities. However, his Real contract is understood to have a € 1 billion (£874m) buy-out clause and, in May, Forbes calculated his pre-tax salary as being close to £45m a year.

Fowler and Koepka slug it out at US Open

Americans Rickie Fowler and Brooks Koepka were slugging it out at the top of the U.S. Matsuyama birdied six of his first eight holes. "Showed up for the last six holes, anyway", said the four-times major victor, who made four birdies on his second nine, including his finishing hole, the par-three ninth.

Koepka and Fowler pull clear at Erin Hills

The Australian followed a disappointing seven-over-par 79 on Thursday with a three-over-par 75 to finish at 10 over par and accepted that Fowler's fine seven-under-par 65 had surprised the 2015 PGA Championship victor. Meanwhile, the wind has died so much that while the course is getting firm and the greens a little crusty, it hasn't affected the scoring. The cut for the top 60 and ties was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S.

Sailing - America's Cup semi-finals becalmed as racing postponed

Ainslie helped Oracle Team USA rally to defend the America's Cup in 2013 before starting his own campaign, which has the backing of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Although New Zealand fought back, a couple of uncharacteristic errors meant they were unable to get ahead of Spithill's 50-foot (15 metre) catamaran and were beaten easily by the holders of the oldest trophy in global sport.

Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win

Fleetwood pictures changed life with Open win

Harman narrowly missed a birdie putt on the par-5 18th hole. - Leader Brian Harman reflects on unusual scoring conditions this week. Thirty-two players had sub-par rounds, the most ever for the third round of an Open. Really a solid day, though, all the way around", Stricker said. Stricker, who turned 50 this year, seems to be rejuvenated on the course . Thomas has had a breakout season on the PGA Tour , winning three times before February, including consecutive titles in Hawaii in ...

Nathan Outteridge says Iain Percy's words of wisdom sparked America's Cup comeback

Martin Whitmarsh, chief executive of Land Rover BAR, wants to bring more structure to the event and his idea of staging it every two years has been backed by five of the six teams involved, with only New Zealand yet to agree. Team New Zealand merely had to start the second race and the race committee immediately black-flagged it, giving the Kiwis a 2-0 lead in the best-of-9 series.