MP WANTS MOURINHO TAXES PROBED

MP WANTS MOURINHO TAXES PROBED

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's financial affairs should be examined amid allegations of tax evasion, according to a British Member of Parliament.

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LAUDA: ROSBERG HAS LEFT US 'UNDER PRESSURE'

LAUDA: ROSBERG HAS LEFT US 'UNDER PRESSURE'

Mercedes non-executive Chairman Niki Lauda says he is disappointed by Nico Rosberg's decision to retire and, with hindsight, believes Lewis Hamilton taking the title would have been preferable.

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Liverpool's title challenge suffered a stunning late blow as Bournemouth came from two goals down to beat Jurgen Klopp's men 4-3 in a thrilling clash at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday.
Gianluca Lapadula scored a late winner as AC Milan came from behind to beat struggling Crotone 2-1 and stay within four points of Serie A leaders Juventus.
Juventus have entered the race to sign Liverpool target Mahmoud Dahoud from Borussia Monchengladbach, according to Tuttosport.
Montpellier stunned Paris Saint-Germain with a 3-0 victory on Saturday that prevented the reigning champions from moving into top spot.
Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen each bagged a brace for Tottenham as they ran riot against Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday, winning 5-0.
Diego Costa, Willian and Eden Hazard struck for Chelsea to fire them to a 3-1 Premier League win at Manchester City on Saturday, cancelling out Gary Cahill's spectacular own goal in the first half.
The Spanish state secretary of the treasury Jose Enrique Fernandez de Moya says the body will take "inspections we consider appropriate" after allegations of tax evasion were levelled against Cristiano Ronaldo.
Robert Lewandowski inspired Bayern Munich with a well-taken double as the champions came from behind to beat Mainz 3-1 away from home in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Barcelona will have captain Andres Iniesta available for selection in Saturday's game with Real Madrid.
The ‘Derby della Capitale’ is the most intense in Italy and Sunday’s clash at the Stadio Olimpico could have a direct impact on Lazio and Roma title hopes.
Atletico Madrid have announced that Fernando Torres will be available for the Champions League clash with Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's financial affairs should be examined amid allegations of tax evasion, according to a British Member of Parliament.
Alexis Sanchez scored a 14-minute hat-trick in a frantic finale as Arsenal moved second in the Premier League with a 5-1 victory over struggling West Ham at London Stadium on Saturday.
Sergio Ramos scored late on as Real Madrid snatched a point in a 1-1 draw with Barcelona in the Clasico on Saturday.
RB Leipzig are back on top of the Bundesliga thanks to a record-breaking 2-1 victory over Schalke on Saturday.
The bodies of 50 players, coaches and staff from a Brazilian football team tragically wiped out in a plane crash in Colombia arrived home Saturday for a massive funeral.
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge lauded the Bavarians following Friday's win at Mainz, adding the Bavarians have set a benchmark in their quest for a fifth successive title.
Stefano Pioli suffered his first Serie A defeat as Inter coach as they were put to the sword in a 3-0 loss at Napoli on Friday.
Everton are in desperate search for a turnaround in their fortunes when they host Manchester United for Sunday’s Premier League clash, while high-flying Liverpool visit Bournemouth.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho hit back at claims over their tax arrangements on Friday with their agent declaring they had fully complied with British and Spanish fiscal requirements.

Andy Murray will struggle to maintain his spot at the top of the world rankings once Novak Djokovic rediscovers his winning mentality, according to Boris Becker.
Conor McGregor says Floyd Mayweather Jr was the one to start negotiations over a megafight between them, with the UFC superstar bullish over his chances of knocking out the undefeated legend.
Usain Bolt has been named IAAF Male World Athlete of the Year after completing an unprecedented 'triple-triple' at Rio 2016, with Almaz Ayana triumphing in the female category.
Veteran Roy Jones Jr is to continue his boxing career after announcing he will fight Bobby Gunn in February.
Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has confirmed recent reports that the French Grand Prix is poised to return to the calendar from the 2018 season, and that it will likely take up a July race slot.
In the never-say-never world of boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr's camp has a message for anyone dreaming of a fight with Conor McGregor: "Just stop it."
Nico Rosberg was crowned 2016 World Champion after a whirlwind 21-race battle with Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton. We look at the German's path to a maiden championship trophy.
Monza has finally signed a deal to continue hosting the Italian Grand Prix through to 2019, the circuit announced on Tuesday morning.
Mercedes non-executive Chairman Niki Lauda says he is disappointed by Nico Rosberg's decision to retire and, with hindsight, believes Lewis Hamilton taking the title would have been preferable.
Bernie Ecclestone says he had no idea that Nico Rosberg was retiring despite having dinner with Toto Wolff the night before the announcement.
Nico Rosberg has announced that he is to retire from Formula 1, just a few days after beating Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to the World Championship title at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg says the manner in which he lost the 2015 United States GP was the “kick-start” to his 2016 title success as he never wanted to experience that again.
Max Verstappen is ready to fight for the F1 World title in 2017, he just “needs the right car” according to Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko.
Formula 1's governing body, the FIA, has presented a revised 20-race calendar for the 2017 season, with the German Grand Prix dropping off the roster, and the dates of several races being tweaked.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel says that Nico Rosberg is a "deserved" champion after his compatriot clinched the 2016 world title during Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Olympic champion Usain Bolt believes he is the greatest as he prepares to end his career at next year's World Championships.

Brian Galea claimed the Trap Trophy organized by the Malta Shooting Sport Federation this weekend at Bidnija.
During Gladiators Night XV Maltese athletes won four international matches against Polish competitors.
Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi’ (ASMK) will be organizing the second Enduro Motorcycle event of the ASMK National Enduro Championship on Sunday 4th December at the Xaghra tal-Maghlaq’ quarry, l/o Qrendi.
Maltese international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will again this week be involved in the European sphere.
Marlon Attard claimed the MSSF Skeet Trophy organised at Bidnija on Sunday.
While ten teams are muscling up in the RC44 Valletta Cup, the last regatta of the class’ 10th anniversary season, it was not the favourites for the 2016 championship title that prevailed on the opening day of fleet racing here off the coast of Malta.
Two hundred fifteen athletes will be at the starting line of the 26th edition of the Malta International Challenge Marathon and the third edition of the Team Challenge Relay, which kicks off this weekend.
Brian Cini u Jason Peplow kisbu rizultati pozittivi fil-Kampjonati Mondjali tas-Snooker li qed isiru f’ Doha, il-Qatar.
The 2016 Malta National Indoor Rowing Championship was held last weekend at the University of Malta Students’ House in which a number of national records were broken both in terms of race times and participation.
The Gozo Motocross Association will organise the third round of the GMA Championship 2016/17, which will take place next Sunday.
Paul Formosa won the Trap Cup Winners Cup organised in the weekend at the Southern Shooting Club.
Iz-zewg players Maltin fil-Kampjonati Mondjali tas-Snooker organizzati mill-IBSF u li qed isiru f’Doha, l-Qatar sfaw eliminati mill-kategoriji rispettivi taghhom.
Results
Jason Peplow kiseb it-tieni rebha tieghu fil-Kampjonati Mondjali tas-Snooker organizzati mill-IBSF u li qed isiru f’Doha, il-Qatar.
The Malta Mountain Bike Association held its final competition of the season with a typical Downhill race in Pembroke.
Malta’s weightlifting organised on Sunday the last local competition for this year, the national championships.

Two second-half goals from Massimiliano Giusti handed Hamrun Spartans an important 2-0 win over Birkirkara, while in the other match Sliema Wanderers beat neighbours Gzira United 1-0.
Valletta returned to winning ways beating bottom of the table Pembroke Athleta 3-0, while in the other match an injury-time goal from Enmy Manuel Pena Beltre secured St. Andrews a 1-1 draw with Tarxien Rainbows at the Victor Tedesco Stadium on Saturday.
Dingli remained unbeaten in the MSV Life Masters League making it five in a row, after defeating Rabat, who were suffering their first defeat, while Valetta got their third win after beating Melita.
Balzan Youths reclaimed the lead in the Premier League after beating bottom of the table Pembroke Athleta 4-0, with Bojan Kaljevic scoring a hat-trick on Sunday.
Floriana and Birkirkara moved level on points with Valletta in third place of the Premier League after beating St. Andrews and Tarxien Rainbows, while Hamrun Spartans returned to winning ways thanks to a 2-0 victory over Gzira United on Saturday.
Malta have slipped down four places to 182nd in the latest edition of the FIFA World Rankings published on Thursday.
UEFA has appointed FIFA Futsal referee Franco Cachia for a FUTCUP Cup Elite Round qualifying mini-tournament organized by the Croatian Football Federation from 23rd to 26th November.
Hibernians reclaimed second place in the Premier League and moved just one point behind leaders Balzan Youths after a 4-1 win over Hamrun Spartans on Sunday.
Results
The MFA Technical Centre’s Grassroots & Women’s Department, in collaboration with SportMalta and the Directorate for Quality and Standards in Education (DQSE),organized the second FIFA Live Your Goals Festival in Malta at the Centenary Stadium, as part of their mission to develop the grassroots’ level in women’s football.
Results
Ten-man Hibernians took over at the top of the Premier League after a 3-1 win over Sliema Wanderers at the National Stadium, Ta’ Qali on Saturday.
Birkirkara and Wardija both registered wins in the MSVLIFE Masters Football League over Tal-Qroqq and Marsa respectively.

DIZZ Group have reached agreement with Sliema Wanderers FC to be their main sponsor in a long-term deal officially announced on Friday.
International referee Fyodor Zammit has been appointed by UEFA to officiate the UEFA Youth League Group A Matchday 5 between PFC Ludogorets 1945 and FC Basel 1893.
Two second-half goals handed 10-man Floriana a 2-1 win over bottom of the table Pembroke Athleta at the Victor Tedesco Stadium, Hamrun on Sunday.
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS HISTORY

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS HISTORY

THE JOURNEY BEGINS

Travel back in time as we take a look at the history of the European Championships, following the tournament's development into the third highest-profile event in the sporting world. Our first destination is 1960, with the final four descending on France to decide the inaugural winners.

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