Ronaldo seeks to avoid prison for tax fraud

Madrid , March 20

Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will pay the money the Spanish Treasury demands if it withdraws its request for him to be given a prison sentence for an alleged tax fraud of 14.7 million euros, Spanish media reported on Monday.

Egypt detains 4 soccer fans over riot charges

Cairo , March 12

The Egyptian prosecution ordered on Sunday a 15-day detention of four soccer fans charged with inciting riots during a recent match in the capital Cairo, media reports said.

Man City defeat Chelsea 1-0, strengthen grip on EPL top spot

Manchester , March 5

Manchester City on Sunday earned three more points in their quest for their fifth English Premier League (EPL) title, which would be their first championship in four years, by defeating defending champions Chelsea 1-0.

Russian athletes shine at World Indoor Championships

Birmingham , March 2

Russia's Danil Lysenko captured the men's high jump title while his compatriot Mariya Lasitskene won the women's gold at the opening day's competition of the World Indoor Championships here.