Belenenses and Rio de Janeiro Brazil All Stars to take part in International Futsal Challenge in Mass. and R.I.
FALL RIVER – Here’s an early Christmas present for Greater Fall River soccer fans.
The International Futsal Challenge, featuring two international and two domestic teams, will make a stop at Durfee High School’s Luke Urban Field House on Saturday, Dec. … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – History has returned to haunt Portugal, with a constitutional amendment adopted after a military coup more than 30 years ago holding the eurozone country in a tense political limbo that threatens to rekindle its financial troubles.… Read Full Storyread more
LISBON (LUSA) — The sale of a 61 percent stake in the Portuguese flagship carrier TAP was approved by the Council of Ministers on Thursday with the acting government deeming the sale an urgent and unavoidable need.
State Secretary for … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Anti-austerity lawmakers forced Portugal’s center-right government to resign Tuesday by rejecting its policy proposals at the start of what was supposed to be a second consecutive term in office – and four more years … Read Full Storyread more
LONDON (AP) – The most important date of the year for Cristiano Ronaldo has nothing to do with Real Madrid’s big “clasico” games against Barcelona. Or crucial Champions League matches. Or representing Portugal on international duty.
According to Ronaldo, it’s … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Portugal’s new government faced what were likely to be its final hours in power Tuesday as anti-austerity forces in Parliament prepared to force its resignation.
The showdown came less than two weeks after the center-right government … Read Full Storyread more
Filmed over 14 months with unprecedented access into the inner circle of Cristiano Ronaldo, the movie “A Year In The Life Of The World’s Best Footballer” will be released worldwide on Monday, Nov. 9.read more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Cristiano Ronaldo is getting a rest from Portugal’s national team.
Portugal coach Fernando Santos left Ronaldo off his 23-man squad, instead picking newcomers Lucas Joao and Goncalo Guedes to face Russia on Nov. 14 and Luxembourg … Read Full Storyread more
ZURICH (AP) – Belgium has moved up to No. 1 in the FIFA rankings for the first time.
Despite only reaching the World Cup quarterfinals last year, Belgium rose two places after two wins in European Championship qualifying matches.
World … Read Full Storyread more
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Authorities say a heavy storm has killed one person and caused severe flooding in Portugal’s Algarve region.
Authorities were cleaning up and counting the cost of the damage Monday after the heavy storm hit the seaside … Read Full Storyread more
NAZARÉ — As a huge tide crashed into shore at Praia do Norte in Portugal from a stormy sea on Sunday, Nov. 1, some of the world’s best surfers saw it as an opportunity to show just what they’re capable … Read Full Storyread more
ZURICH (AP) – Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi again head the list of candidates for the player of the year award, which they have combined to win for the past seven years.
All 23 players named on the Ballon D’Or … Read Full Storyread more
CHICAGO (AP) – New mammogram advice from the American Cancer Society says most women should start annual screenings at age 45 instead of 40, a change that moves the group closer to guidelines from an influential advisory task force.
The … Read Full Storyread more
BRAGA, Portugal (AP) – Portugal beat Denmark 1-0 Thursday and clinched qualification for next year’s European Championship, securing top place in Group I.
Denmark stayed second in the group on 12 points, six behind Portugal, and could still advance because … Read Full Story
LISBON, Portugal (AP) – Portugal’s president urged politicians on Tuesday to set aside their bickering and find compromises in the national interest after an election that threatened to bring a period of damaging instability.
The incumbent center-right government, … Read Full Storyread more
A work by Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, who signs his works as Vhils, was on the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the film “O sentido da vida” (The meaning of life), the film’s director Miguel Gonçalves Mendes said.… Read Full Storyread more
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – A Brazilian court has frozen assets of Barcelona star Neymar, his family and related businesses valued at 188.8 million Brazilian reals ($48 million).
The Sao Paulo federal court said Friday that the 23-year-old … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – A 5-year-old girl in a brilliantly colored dress and braids who was handed up to Pope Francis for a blessing during a parade in Washington on Wednesday morning shared a message with the pontiff about … Read Full Storyread more