Sports

Outdoor time to boost stamina amid the pandemic on weekend mornings

The sports municipal programmes, organised by Ágora, are approved by the health authorities, and the weekend programmes still offer free sessions. On 21st November, the Days with Energy (Dias com Energia) programme offers Pilates, Yoga, and Tai chi, in four areas in town. On 22nd November there is the Sundays in Shape (Domingos em Forma) programme features a walk through the Oriental Park.

São Silvestre do Porto goes virtual amid the ongoing pandemic

This year, the São Silvestre race of Porto, scheduled for 26 and 27 December, goes virtual for the first time ever. Applications are open and participants can choose between the 10km race or the 5km walk. All information is available at the Runporto website.

City clubs and associations are exempt from paying to use municipal sports equipment

City clubs and associations are exempt from paying to use municipal sports equipment. This measure is in place until the year ends and it will be reassessed according to the pandemic. It includes 25 clubs in the city and a total of 11 sports categories, in 12 equipment within the municipal sports network.

The Municipal Assembly acknowledges the significance of Porto housing the Portuguese Professional Football League

The Municipal Assembly approved the barter deal regarding the trade of a municipal plot with the Portuguese Football Professional League (LPFP), on 26th October. The plot is located in Ramalde and the investment in building the new headquarter amounts to 18 million euros, which will be fully covered by the League.

U.Porto joins the Breast Cancer Awareness Month with free fitness activities

The University of Porto associates with the International Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), which is October and whose goal is to raise awareness on the disease and to raise funds for research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. Thus, the U. Porto offers free fitness activities to the entire community from 26th October until 30th October, under its UPFit programme.

Add wellness to your body and mind with the municipal programmes Days with Energy and Sundays in Shape

Greyer days do not mean that you can't keep your exercise routines; so, boost stamina in your bodies with the municipal programme Days with Energy (Dias com Energia) and Sundays in Shape (Domingos em Forma), which have been validated by the health authorities.

Porto Tennis Club plays host to the International wheelchair Tennis Tournament this October

For the third consecutive year, Porto Tennis Club hosts the International wheelchair Tennis Tournament. The competition kicked off on 19th October and concludes today, 21st October. The event is included in the ITF Futures Series, and it athletes from different nationalities, namely Portugal, Brazil, Austria, Holland, Italy, Greece and France.