Sports

Run-up to Porto Marathon

Porto Marathon is held 5 November and registrations are open. As in previous years, Porto marathon gathers thousands of athletes of all ages. In 2016, the event brought together 15,000 athletes.

Porto Granfondo is expected to gather thousands of cyclists

The Porto Granfondo is expected to gather thousands of cyclists on the banks of the River Douro, Sunday morning, 29 October. This bicycle touring takes place on open road and in a festive atmosphere. This sport discipline is for the second year running included in the official schedule of the Portuguese Cycling Federation.

Physical fitness in the gardens of Palácio de Cristal

Under the Municipal Programme "Dias com Energia" (Days with Energy), people are invited to take up new sports such as Pilates, Yoga and Tai Chi, 21 October in the gardens of Palácio de Cristal.

Pedestrian Orienteering Race gathers European Athletes in Porto

As 22 September draws closer, the 6th Edition of the Pedestrian Orienteering Race, under the European City Race Tour, is expected to feature athletes from 20 countries, including Brazil, Russia, Norway, United States of America, New Zealand or Israel. This competition is also meant for beginners with no experience in this type of sport, ranging all ages and able to explore the town in a sportingly manner.

More than 13 thousand athletes will run the Porto Half Marathon

International and national elite athletes of the sport will take part in the 11th Edition of Porto Half Marathon. The race starts at 10 am by the river Douro and it will gather over 13 thousand runners, Professional and amateur athletes of different ages, from 41 countries.

Citizens with reduced mobility have a reserved space to watch Red Bull Air Race

Casa do Roseiral, in Palácio de Cristal, is the privileged space reserved for citizens with reduced mobility and special needs who wish to enjoy Red Bull Air Race live. This measure is an initiative by Porto City Hall that provides disabled persons and persons with reduced mobility easy access to a balcony with fantastic views and privileged location overlooking the river Douro.

The waves of the Matosinhos and Porto sea play host to the greatest Sailing World Championship ever held in Portugal

The Sailing World Championship, the European 49ers and 49erFX Championship began today in Porto and Matosinhos. It is the biggest and most important event ever organised in Portugal, involving the World Olympic Sailing Classes Championship. The best international athletes, namely world and Olympic champions, renowned worldwide, compete at the highest level of Sailing Classes that is setting records in participation numbers, engaging 145 sailing boats and more than half a thousand people.

Kirby Chambliss: "It is a wonderful feeling to race in Porto"

Red Bull Air Race is just around the corner. Just a few days before the beginning of this event, on 2 and 3 September, one of the key pilots of the race, Kirby Chambliss, shares his expectations on the race in Porto. The North American pilot is the current World Championship leader and the third most successful pilot in the history of the race.

Sailing World Championship in Porto and Matosinhos waters

The Sailing World Championship 49ers and 49erFX, one of the most important Olympic Sailing Classes Championship is to be held in the North of Portugal, in the cities of Porto and Matosinhos.

Night Race in the City Park of Porto with Darth Vader

Next Saturday, 22 July, Porto City Park will host EDP Night Race, starting at 9.30 pm. This year edition is themed after Star Wars saga. Organised by Runporto and with the support of Porto Lazer, this event is open to participants of all ages.