MADRID, July 28: Cristiano Ronaldo will be fined 3.2 million euros (2.82 million pounds)and sentenced to 24 months in prison, a sentence he is unlikely to serve, after settling a tax evasion case with Spanish tax authorities, the prosecutor said on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Nepal and the European Union (EU) have signed a grant contract of 5.5 million euros (Rs 667.9 million) with the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) for implementing the 'Sakchyamta' (i.e. Competency) project. The CTEVT will be contributing 61111 euros as co-financer of the project.
MADRID, June 13: Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo faces a lawsuit filed on Tuesday by Spain's prosecutor's office in Madrid for allegedly defrauding Spanish tax authorities of 14.7 million euros between 2011 and 2014.
GLASGOW: While Harry Kane didn't contribute to the glut of hat tricks in European qualifying for the World Cup, the England striker grabbed a crucial equalizer in a chaotic finale against Scotland on Saturday.
BASEL, May 2: Euro 2024 hosting candidates Germany and Turkey have been told that they must meet specific criteria for human and labor rights and anti-corruption measures for their bids to be considered.
LONDON, Nov 24: Tottenham Hotspur may be licking their wounds after crashing out of the Champions League but they must quickly refocus as they return to Premier League action on Saturday at leaders Chelsea in their third straight London derby.
LONDON, Oct 3: The pound hit a three-year low against the euro on Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May announced Britain would begin Brexit negotiations by March and the finance minister warned of "turbulence" ahead.
SAINT-DENIS, France, July 10: Eight months after a wave of attacks brought death to the streets of Paris, France's national team takes on Portugal in a European Championship final with more than just a silver trophy at stake.
LYON, France, July 7: Cristiano Ronaldo had just propelled Portugal into another European Championship final when he made for Gareth Bale, shared a long conversation with his Real Madrid teammate and gave him a sympathetic hug.
NICE, France, June 28: Iceland, whose population of 330,000 makes it the smallest nation ever to compete at the tournament, pulled off one of the biggest shocks in European Championship history by beating England 2-1 in the round of 16.
PARIS, June 19: A record breaking night for Cristiano Ronaldo, but one he'll want to quickly forget.
The Portugal captain certainly won't want a copy of the selfie taken by an intrepid fan, who evaded security to dart onto the Parc des Princes field after Saturday's 0-0 draw with Austria at the European Championship.
PARIS, June 18: Belgium head into their second match of Euro 2016 needing to beat Republic of Ireland to make next round, as they lost their opening game against Group E rivals Italy. Martin O’Neill’s side wants to upset star loaded Belgium who are certainly favorite and looking to bounce back from their Italian set back.
PARISH, June 18: Belgium head into their second match of Euro 2016 needing to beat Republic of Ireland to make next round, as they lost their opening game against Group E rivals Italy. Martin O’Neill’s side wants to upset star loaded Belgium who are certainly favorite and looking to bounce back from their Italian set back.
PARIS,June 13: "Why do you carry on playing?" Zlatan received this question from a French journo, during Sweden's press conference before the game Republic of Ireland. "The legend can still deliver" Swedish captain who have won 13 league titles in 14 seasons for different European clubs answered in style.
TOULOUSE, France, June 13: Gerard Pique finally broke down the Czech Republic's stubborn defense with a goal in the 87th minute to give Spain a 1-0 victory in the opening match of its European Championship title defense on Monday.
PARIS,June 13: Spain begin bid for unprecedented third straight European title as they face Czech Republic in their group D opener at Stadium De Toulouse. European Championship holders are seen as one of the favorite to lift up the trophy but their late form is questionable as they lost to comparatively weaker side Georgia in final warm up match.
SAINT-DENIS, France, June 11: It's not a case of whether France's defense will get found out later on in the European Championship against better sides. It's already an open secret.
The difference is that better sides will ruthlessly punish France's nervous, creaking back four the way Romania could not in a 2-1 defeat in their Euro 2016 opener on Friday night.
SAINT-DENIS, France, June 11: After scoring one goal and setting up another in France's opening win at the European Championship, Dimitri Payet left the field in tears.
The West Ham forward, now hitting his career peak at 29, was playing for his country at a major tournament for the first time. He thrived, playing a part in both goals as France beat Romania 2-1 Friday at the Stade de France.
France and Romania are going to kick off Euro 2016 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis this evening.
This year’s European Championship is going to be the biggest ever with 24 teams competing over the course of 51 games.
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France, June 10: Nothing less than winning will do.
Germany's quest for a record fourth European title, only two years after winning a fourth World Cup, begins Saturday against Ukraine in Lille.
PARIS, June 10: The second big continental soccer championship of the summer has certainly heated up the world. Hosts France are set to face Group A opponents Romania at the Stade de France amid an unprecedented security operation, weather and strike fears.
France remains as the state of emergency due to last November's attacks on Paris, when 130 people were killed