Sports

Pedro and Diogo Costa sail out to Tokyo with the support of Porto and the Atlantic Front

The Sailor brothers from Porto are about to sail out to Japan, where they will compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Sailors Pedro and Diogo Costa thanked the support of all the municipalities of the Atlantic Front. “It is a source of pride for all those that like water sports”, enhanced the Mayor of Porto City Hall.

Student of the U.Porto wins the gold medal at the Acrobatic Gymnastics world championship

Student and gymnast, Rita Ferreira, of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), won the gold medal, the first ever for Portugal, of the Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championship that took place in Geneva, Switzerland.

Olympic athlete Angélica André is sponsored by Porto. brand

Olympic athlete Angélica André is sponsored by the Porto. brand while preparing to compete in the Olympic Games Tkyo 2020.

Enhance both physical and mental wellbeing with Porto Municipal programmes

Sunny weather, which helps keep moral high and willingness to achieving wellbeing on all levels. This is a true possibility with the free municipal programmes Dias com Energia [Days with Energy] and Domingos em Forma [Sundays in Shape].

Estádio de Praia hosts Porto Beach Rugby this Saturday

The municipal company Ágora set up the Beach Stadium, nearby the Edifício Transparente, one year after the last competition. The site will be the stage of a vast set of sports events, namely handball, football, foot volley and beach tennis, until the end of August. This weekend kicks off with another edition of Porto Beach Rugby.

Porto Open is a top level tennis tournament at Monte Aventino

The 22 edition of the international tournament that is part of the ATP Challenger Tour and that saw the male competition elevate to ATP Challenger 80 status, will host both experienced tennis players and emerging talents competing at the Monte Aventino Sports Complex. Porto Open 2021 runs until 4 July.

Porto Beach Rugby is back to the Estádio de Praia this Saturday

One year past, the municipal company Ágora settles in the Beach Stadium, next to the Edifício Transparente. Until the end of August, the site will be the stage of a vast set of sports events, namely handball, football, foot volley and beach tennis. This weekend kicks off with another edition of Porto Beach Rugby.

Municipal sports programmes will be taken inside due to inclement weather

The bad weather forecast for this coming weekend is not suitable for outdoor activities; as such, “Days with Energy” and “Sundays in Shape” municipal programmes are taken to municipal pavilions. The sports programme promoted by Ágora, scheduled for 19 and 20 June, will be transferred to inside municipal facilities, due to bad weather conditions.

Positive body boost with free Pilates, Yoga, tai chi and de Rose Method sessions

The weather forecast seems favourable for this weekend; as such, the municipal programme “Days with Energy” free activities for Saturday and Sunday will go ahead, as scheduled.

Free surf and skate classes are the new activities that add to “Desporto no Bairro”

The second edition of the municipal programme “Desporto no Bairro” also features skate and surf classes, in addition to breaking. Children and youth willing to participate just have to show up in time to the previous scheduled sessions in each neighbourhood.