Stories tagged: portugal
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
Hurricane Lorenzo powered across the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, lashing the Azores with heavy rains, powerful winds and high waves and significantly damaging one island’s main port.
Wed., July 24, 2019
The world champion U.S. women’s soccer team will play a pair of exhibitions against Portugal on its victory tour, on Aug. 29 at Philadelphia and five days later at St. …
Tue., June 25, 2019
Researchers say they may have identified a new kind of plastic pollution in the sea and they’re calling it “plasticrust.”
UPDATED: Sat., June 8, 2019
The final of UEFA’s newest competition features another clash between Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk. The inaugural Nations League ends on Sunday in Porto with Ronaldo’s Portugal taking on …
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick as Portugal defeated Switzerland 3-1 to reach the final of the inaugural UEFA’s Nations League. Ronaldo converted a first-half free kick then netted two …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018
Hurricane Leslie churned across the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday heading toward Portugal and Spain, with forecasters saying the storm will bring heavy rain, high winds and dangerous surf to western …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018
Residents and tourists in Portugal and Spain stayed in the shade or flocked to the beach Saturday as southern Europe sweltered in a heat wave that has produced near-record temperatures …
UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018
Edinson Cavani scored twice and Cristiano Ronaldo none. That gave Uruguay a 2-1 victory over Portugal at the World Cup. Ronaldo’s exit came on the same day that Lionel Messi …
Fri., June 29, 2018
No matter what Lionel Messi does at the World Cup, Diego Maradona will be watching. Messi was already facing outsize pressure in what could be his last World Cup, and …
Mon., June 25, 2018
Portugal survived a late surge from Iran to advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite Cristiano Ronaldo having a penalty kick saved. Spain and Portugal tied on …
UPDATED: Wed., June 20, 2018
Off the top of his head, Cristiano Ronaldo scored yet another goal, set a European record and eliminated Morocco from the World Cup.
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018
Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain at the World Cup. Ronaldo had …
Mon., April 30, 2018
A Brazilian surfer rode a monster wave off Portugal to set a world record.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017
The finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro are deciding who should lead their regular meetings, with Portugal’s Mario Centeno widely tipped to take the helm of …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
Wildfires in Portugal killed at least 27 people, injured dozens more and left others missing in the country’s second such tragedy in four months, officials said Monday. In neighboring Spain, …
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
Two international institutions with long records of fighting blindness are sharing a $1.2 million eyesight prize from a Portuguese foundation.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
Madonna is heading overseas to a new home in Portugal.
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
Portugal’s government is taking the rare step of decreeing a state of public calamity before a forecast rise in temperatures that authorities fear will worsen a spate of wildfires.
Wed., July 19, 2017
Portuguese lawmakers have agreed on new measures to help contain the fires that race through the country’s forests each summer, after one wildfire last month that killed 64 people.
Tue., June 20, 2017
Emergency services in Portugal said Tuesday they were making good progress in controlling a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country, while officials said …
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017
The death toll for the massive fire in central Portugal climbed to 63 on Monday after an injured firefighter died in hospital, the league of Portuguese firefighters said in their …
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017
A raging forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 62 people as they desperately tried to flee, charring cars and trucks as it swept over roads. The disaster – …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016
It didn’t take long for Cristiano Ronaldo to give Portugal the boost it needed in European qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. Ronaldo scored twice in the first four minutes, …
Sun., July 10, 2016
SAINT-DENIS, France – Portugal overcame the loss of injured captain Cristiano Ronaldo to beat France 1-0 in the European Championship final on Sunday, with a goal in extra time from …
Sat., July 9, 2016
Portugal defender Pepe is fit and ready for another duel with France’s top forward Antoine Griezmann on the European Championship final on Sunday.
Thu., June 30, 2016
Portugal likes to leave it late at this European Championship, whether Cristiano Ronaldo is having a good game or not.
Sat., June 25, 2016
The quarterfinal lineup at the European Championship started to take shape on Saturday after three drab matches that will live forever in the record books but not in the memory.
Tue., April 26, 2016
Media reports in the Cape Verde islands off West Africa say police there have found eight dead soldiers and three dead civilians at a military barracks.
Tue., June 24, 2014
The United States’ 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is almost certainly the most-viewed soccer match ever in the United States. The Nielsen company said Monday that the gripping game …
Sun., June 22, 2014
Varela’s goal on a diving header off Cristiano Ronaldo’s cross on the game’s last play gave Portugal a 2-2 tie with the United States on Sunday on an exhausting night …