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Omicron Hits Portuguese Football: 13 Test Positive For New Coronavirus Variant

Nov 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Ricardo Jorge National Health Institute said that one of those who tested positive for the new variant of coronavirus at Belenenses football club had recently travelled to South Africa, where the omicron was first identified.

Coronavirus-Hit Portuguese Club Belenenses Start Football Game With 9 Men Vs Benfica

Nov 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The match was abandoned in the second half after one Belenenses player, out of seven who took the field in the second half, was down on the ground. Football laws allow for games to be played as long as each team has seven players.

FIFA World Cup 2022: 'No Excuses' As Cristiano Ronaldo Promises To Help Portugal Seal Qatar Berth

Playing at home and needing only a draw to clinch a berth in the tournament in Qatar, Portugal conceded in the 90th minute in a 2-1 loss to Serbia, which relegated Cristiano Ronaldo's team to play-offs.

Afghanistan Girls Football Team Given Asylum In Portugal

Sep 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, the girls, aged 14-16, and their families, had been trying to leave, fearing for their lives under the Taliban.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Memphis Depay’s Maiden International Hat-trick Sends Turkey For A Toss

Antoine Griezmann netted a brace in France's 2-0 win over Finland while Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal had it easy against Azerbaijan

12 July, 2021

Trading Of Benfica Shares Temporarily Suspended After Arrest Of Its President


Luis Filipe Vieira was placed under house arrest Saturday on bail of three million euros (USD 3.5 million) while being investigated as part for alleged fraud, money laundering and tax fraud

11 June, 2021

Olympic-bound Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra Wins Gold In Lisbon Says, 'Still In Training Mode'


Chopra made a promising start to his Olympic preparations with a decent 83.18m throw in the Lisbon event

11 June, 2021

Olympic-bound Neeraj Chopra Throws 83.18m In Lisbon, His First International Event In Over A Year


After beginning with 80.71m, Chopra sent the spear to 83.18m in his sixth and final throw to win the javelin event at the Meeting Cidade de Lisboa

07 June, 2021

Olympic-bound Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra Reaches Portugal, To Compete On June 10


Chopra, who has not taken part in any international event after qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics will compete at the Meeting Cidade de Lisboa

02 May, 2021

F1 2021: Lewis Hamilton Cruises Home In The Algarve To Stretch Season Lead

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Lewis Hamilton continued his excellent start to the 2021 Formula One season with a masterful display to win the Portuguese Grand Prix.

03 December, 2020

Ronaldo 750: Overheads, Free-Kicks And Backheels - 10 of Cristiano's Best Goals

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Following Cristiano Ronaldo's 750th career goal, we recall 10 of the Portugal and Juventus star's greatest efforts during his stellar career.


25 October, 2020

F1 2020: Lewis Hamilton Makes History In Portugal With Record-Breaking 92nd Win

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Michael Schumacher's record haul of 91 wins in F1 was overtaken by Lewis Hamilton at the Portuguese Grand Prix on Sunday.

25 October, 2020

F1 2020: Starting Grid And Race Preview For Portuguese Grand Prix

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Another Formula One record is in Lewis Hamilton's sights after the Mercedes driver took pole in Portugal as he targets a 92nd victory

22 October, 2020

F1 2020: History Looms For Lewis Hamilton As Series Returns To Portugal

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Having matched Michael Schumacher's winning record in Germany, Lewis Hamilton can take the honour for his own in Portugal

29 July, 2020

Portugal Set For Champions League Windfall After 'Gift' From UEFA

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Portugal's capital will stage the final rounds of the Champions League in August, with Europe's elite clubs - and some fans - Lisbon-bound

09 April, 2020

'Football Leaks' Hacker Rui Pinto Placed On House Arrest


In February, English champions Manchester City were handed a two-year ban from European competitions and fined 30 million euros for "serious financial fair-play breaches" following a UEFA investigation prompted by Football Leaks

25 March, 2020

Cristinao Ronaldo, Agent Donate Intensive Care Units To Portuguese Hospitals


Juventus forward Ronaldo has returned to his home island, which has 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 out of the 2,362 in Portugal. The country has recorded more than 30 deaths


12 March, 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo In Quarantine For Several Weeks


Italy has been put on lockdown in wake of the coronavirus outbreak and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is in quarantine in Madeira, Portugal

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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