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  • Ronaldo Rape Allegations: Footballer’s lawyer issues statement, says ‘sex with the woman was completely consensual’

    Portuguese football star Cristiano Ronaldo is facing rape charges. Kathryn Mayorga, the victim, filed a report Las Vegas police where she claimed that Ronaldo sexually assaulted her at a hotel in Las Vegas in 2009. On these accusations, Ronaldo’s lawyer issued a statement saying the football star didn’t rape a woman and their sexual encounter was ‘completely consensual’.

  • Gareth Bale, Kevin De Bruyne among first Ballon d’Or nominees

    Paris: Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale and Manchester City’s Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne were among the first 15 nominees for the Ballon d’Or award announced on Monday. Bale, who scored two goals in Real’s triumph in the final of the Champions League against Liverpool, joins his club teammate Karim Benzema among the first wave of 30 nominees for the

  • Ronaldo rape controversy: Nike expresses concern and Juventus shares drop

    Milan: US sportswear giant Nike says it is “deeply concerned” by rape allegations against Cristiano Ronaldo and shares in Italian champions Juventus fell over five percent on the Italian stock exchange on Friday. Ronaldo’s coach at Juventus, Massimiliano Allegri, said the striker is “doing well” and is “ready to play” when the Turin giants travel to Udinese in Serie A on Saturday. But the player’s relationship with Nike, which is rumoured to be worth $1

  • Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo caught on tape dancing with rape accuser hours before alleged attack

    Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo was filmed dancing with rape accuser Kathryn Mayorga only few hours before assaulting her in a Las Vegas Hotel. The footage recently obtained from the SUN shows Ronaldo dancing with Kathryn at the Sin City nightclub. Kathryn Mayorga accused Ronaldo of raping her, she claimed that Ronaldo attacked her and forced her in his Penthouse Suit of the Palms Casino Resort. Ronaldo denied all the charges and because

  • Cristiano Ronaldo refutes ‘abominable crime’ rape allegations

    New Delhi: Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday “firmly” denied the rape allegations levelled on him by American woman Kathryn Mayorga, accusing the latter of “seeking to promote” herself via the controversy.

  • Portuguese star Ronaldo denies rape accusations

    Las Vegas: Cristiano Ronaldo denied the accusations of rape against him, saying on Wednesday that he had a “clear conscience” as he awaits the conclusions of an investigation. The 33-year-old Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga.

  • Ronaldo sued, accused of rape by Nevada woman

    Las Vegas : Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of “fixers” to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for USD 375,000.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo denies ‘fake news’ rape claim as police reopen investigation   

    Los Angeles: US police said they had reopened an investigation into a rape accusation made by a former model who says soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo attacked her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse suite in 2009. Ronaldo, who now plays for Juventus in Italy’s Serie A, rejected the charges as “fake news” during a live chat on Instagram.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo feels his goal was better than Salah’s

    Milan: Cristiano Ronaldo believes the overhead bicycle kick he scored for Real Madrid against his current club Juventus last season was better than Mohamed Salah’s which won the FIFA goal of the year award.  “Salah deserved to win the Puskas award, it was a good goal. But let’s be honest, let’s not lie to ourselves, my goal was the best,” Ronaldo told his Instagram followers.

  • Juve extend winning streak

    Milan : Paulo Dybala and Blaise Matuidi scored early as Juventus extended their perfect start to their Serie A title defence to six games with a 2-0 win over Bologna, as Roma ended their losing streak with a 4-0 success over promoted Frosinone.

  • Luka Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi era to be crowned world’s best

    London : Luka Modric broke a decade of award dominance by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi after being crowned world footballer of the year by FIFA on Monday. Marta won the women’s award for a sixth time.

  • FIFA football awards: Luka Modric named best male player

    London: Croatian footballer Luka Modric was named the world’s best male player at the Best Fifa Football Awards here. The Real Madrid midfielder, 33, beat former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, now with Juventus, and Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah to the award, BBC reported on Monday.

  • Ronaldo keeps Juventus perfect in Italian Serie A

    Milan : Cristiano Ronaldo erased the frustration of his Champions League red card mid-week by scoring the opener and setting up Federico Bernardeschi for a second as Juventus kept their perfect record in Serie A after five games with a 2-0 win a promoted Frosinone on Sunday.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo picks himself up for Juventus trip to FrosinoneCristiano Ronaldo picks himself up for Juventus trip to Frosinone

    Milan: Cristiano Ronaldo picks himself up and gets back to business in Serie A against promoted Frosinone on Sunday after his return to Spain in the Champions League ended in a tearful sending off against Valencia.The former Real Madrid star collapsed dramatically on the pitch after being handed a controversial red card just days after his first goals for Juventus saw the champions keep their 100 percent record to pull three points

  • Champions League 2018: Gareth Bale on target as holders Real Madrid down Roma

    Madrid: Gareth Bale scored as Real Madrid moved on from the departures of Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane with a 3-0 win over Roma on Wednesday to confidently launch their pursuit of a fourth successive Champions League title. Isco curled in a terrific free-kick just before half-time at the Santiago Bernabeu, with Bale powering in a second and Mariano Diaz striking late as Real made a convincing start to their Group G

  • Lionel Messi ‘tricks for Barca; Firmino stuns PSG

    Paris : Roberto Firmino’s last-gasp strike gave Liverpool a 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in a thrilling encounter on the opening night of the UEFA Champions League group stage, after Lionel Messi’s latest hat-trick handed Barcelona a winning start.

  • Andre Silva lifts Portugal past Italy

    Lisbon : Andre Silva scored the only goal as European champions Portugal — without superstar Cristiano Ronaldo — got their Nations League campaign off the mark with a 1-0 win over Italy in Lisbon.

  • Portugal and Croatia draw in friendly

    Faro, Portugal : Portugal and Croatia drew 1-1 in a friendly match that the hosts faced without captain Cristiano Ronaldo. Despite the absence of the superstar striker, more than 26,000 people turned out for the contest at Algarve stadium in Faro on Thursday.

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