February 23, 2020 English news blog from the Algarve

Category: Sport


President condemns racist chants at FC Porto football match

February 21, 2020

February 21, 2020

The Portuguese President condemned the racists insults targeted at FC Porto striker Marega last Sunday in Guimarães. In a statement...

Blocked traffic in Tavira

February 18, 2020

February 18, 2020

The city council issued a statement informing about traffic and parking alterations this Friday (21 February) in Tavira, due to...

FC Porto striker Marega walks off the pitch after racist chants against him

February 18, 2020

February 18, 2020

Minutes after scoring the goal that gave the victory to his team against Vitória SC, Moussa Marega walked off the...

VIDEO: surfer rescued after horror accident in Nazaré

February 12, 2020

February 12, 2020

A giant wave left pro surfer Alex Botelho unconscious while competing in the World Surf League Challenge of Nazaré. Luckily,...

Algarve considered Best Golf Destination in Continental Europe… Again

January 17, 2020

January 17, 2020

Golf Industry in the region was awarded by the British Magazine Today’s Golfer the distinction of ‘Best Golf Destination in...

Cycling: 46th Tour of the Algarve

January 15, 2020

January 15, 2020

The 46th Tour of the Algarve, which will be played from 19 to 23 February, will also feature five ProTeams,...

Estoril Open 2020 tickets already on sale

January 14, 2020

January 14, 2020

The only Portuguese tournament on the ATP Tour calendar, held at Cascais’ Riviera, will be played between April 25 until...

Portimão wants MotoGP back in the Algarve

November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019

The Municipality of Portimão approved a 1.5 million euro grant to aid the return of the MotoGP World Championship to...

Portuguese Basketball Federation offers equipment to Muslim player prevented from playing

November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019

According to Portuguese newspaper Jornal de Notícias (JN), Fatima Habib played this Sunday against AC Ferragudo with new equipment. The...

Tavira. Muslim basketball player, prevented from playing for wearing a long- sleeve shirt

November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019

Last Sunday, November 10, Fatima Habib is 13 years old, plays basketball at the Tavira Basketball Club and became news...