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36th International Biker Convention 2017

Faro boats to be the capital of motor bikers in Portugal. Once a year in July the Moto Clube de Faro is organizing an international biker convention, attracting more than 15 thousand bikers from all over the world. The 36th edition took place from July 20 to 23, 2017, the public highlight again being the b...

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Parabens, seleção!

Tuesday, 12 July 2016 | Sport
Parabens, seleção!

Twelve years after the traumatic defeat against Greece in their home country, the Portuguese team wins the UEFA European Championship 2016 in France, their first international title ever. Thanks to a great team spirit, they managed to compensate the severe injury of Cristiano Ronaldo caused by a heavy attack ...

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UEFA Euro 2016: Portugal - Wales 2:0

Thursday, 07 July 2016 | Sport
UEFA Euro 2016: Portugal - Wales 2:0

The brave team of Wales is the last team from the British Islands to quit the tournament in France but they can do it with head held high! The Welsh, participating in the UEFA Euro for the first time ever, was initially considered a rank outsider. Surprisingly the team, lead by super star Gareth Bale from Rea...

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Congratulations, Selecção!

Sunday, 26 June 2016 | Sport
Congratulations, Selecção!

The Portuguese Selecção managed to defeat the favoured team of Croatia in the extra time after a brave fight, and it was Quaresma who finished with a header a conter-attack initiated by Cristiano Ronaldo in the 117th minute. Ricardo Quaresma scored probably the most straightforward goal of hi...

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23. Algarve Cup 2016

Thursday, 10 March 2016 | Sport
23. Algarve Cup 2016

The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in women’s football (soccer). Held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994, it is one of the most prestigious women’s football events. - See more at: http://www.womenssoccerunited.com/groups/algarve-cup/#sthash.EZ...

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Quinta do Lago Laranjal

Sunday, 31 January 2016 | Sport
Quinta do Lago Laranjal

Our last round of golf in Quinta do Lago in January 2016 lead us to Laranjal, the most recently built of the three courses of Quinta do Lago, erected in the terrain of a former orange grove. Due to the excellent winter weather the course was already very busy in the morning, so we started together with a coup...

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Quinta do Lago North Course

Friday, 22 January 2016 | Sport
Quinta do Lago North Course

When we played this course many years ago on a cold and rainy day in the beginning of January the starter welcomed us: “Welcome to the millionaires’ golf”, because we were the only players. In October 2014 the course has been reopened after a complete redesign by renowned American architect ...

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Volta ao Algarve 2016

Monday, 18 January 2016 | Sport
Volta ao Algarve 2016

The "Volta ao Algarve" is the most important cycling event in Portugal. It will take place already for the 42nd time from February 17 to 21, 2016. The race, part of the UCI Europe Tour, is used by many professional teams to prepare for the racing season. The tour will start in Lagos on February 1...

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Portugal Masters 2015

Sunday, 18 October 2015 | Sport
Portugal Masters 2015

Pos. Name Country Par 1 2 3 4 Total 1 Sullivan, A. ENG -23 64 64 67 66 261 2 Wood, Chr. ENG -14 68 69 65 68 270 3 De La Riva, E. ESP -13 65 67 ...

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Gibraltar - Germany 0:7

Saturday, 13 June 2015 | Sport
Gibraltar - Germany 0:7

Like the other qualifiers of Gibraltar for the UEFA European Championship 2016 in France the  game between Gibraltar and Germany took place in the Algarve Stadium in Faro/Loulé (Portugal) because of the insufficient capacity of the home stadium in Gibraltar. German Team: Weidenfeller - Rudy, Bo...

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