Spanish tax authorities agree to Christiano Ronaldo’s €18.8M ($22 million) fine and suspended jail sentence on July 26.
French police accidentally sprayed Tour de France cyclists with tear gas on July 24 in the Pyrenees.
In a statement on July 23, the U.S Anti-Doping Agency said Olympic swimmer Ryan Locthe is serving a 14-month suspension for violating anti-doping rules.
Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor has accepted a plea deal July 26, in a Brooklyn criminal court, avoiding jail time and a criminal record.
Andrzej Bargiel became the first person to descend K2, the world’s second-highest mountain, on July 22.
Arsenal soccer star Mesut Özil retired from the German national team on Sunday, July 22, saying his actions and heritage are being blamed for the entire team’s disappointments.
On July 17, New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch told the Hollywood Reporter he will allow players to peacefully protest during the National Anthem without being punished.
The Minnesota Vikings announced offensive line coach Tony Sparano unexpectedly died July 22 at the age of 56.
Sydney hotel manager Gary Wright sparked anger over Facebook on July 18, after he allegedly made light of domestic violence.
Kazakhstan Olympic figure skater Denis Ten has died following a knife attack on July 19.