Wednesday, 20 September 2017
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Skating Success for the International School of the AlgarveThe Sports Club of the International School of the Algarve (CDEIA) won 12 podium appearances in the National Championship in Track Speed Skating for the age groups ‘Iniciados’ and ‘Juniores’, held in Lagos, during the weekend 24th and 25th May which was organised by the CDEIA and the Skating Federation of Portugal.

Netherlands National Football Team to stay in LagosThe Netherlands National Football Team will be the highlight of the 20 14 football seasonwhen they stay at the Cascade Resort in Lagos, Algarve, for their preparation ahead of their journey to Brazil for the World Cup.

he team’s coach, Louis van Gaal is familiar with the region as he has a house in the Algarve. With this prestigious football team the Cascade Resort and the Cascade Performance Football Academy is closing
a very successful 2014 football season.

 Kerry Gaelic Football Team at Amendoeira Golf ResortKerry Gaelic Footballers Can’t Get Enough of Amendoeira Golf Resort.

The Kerry footballers return for a fourth time to one the Algarve’s finest resorts for warm weather training camps.

Neil Connolly, the Director of Coaching at the Cascade Performance Golf AcademyNeil Connolly, the Director of Coaching at the Cascade Performance Golf Academy, has qualified to play in the Madeira Open. The tournament is part of the European Tour, and is the second most famous tournament in Portugal. The tournament takes place in Madeira from the 8th to the 11th of May. The event will again form part of both The European and Challenge Tour Schedules, with the €100,000 first prize counting towards The Race to Dubai.

Youth Sailing World Championship’s Test EventThe XXV ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship’s Test Event inTavira last week highlighted new Portuguese champions.

Diogo Pereira/Manuel Macedo, from Clube Naval de Cascais, in 420, Martim Anderson, from Clube Naval de Portimão, in Radial, and Henrique Brites, also from Clube Naval de Cascais, in 4.7, became the new champions of the XXV Youth Portuguese Championship, which ended last Saturday in Tavira.

Algarve Rugby Festival 2014The first game of the “Algarve Rugby Festival 2014” was held at Browns Sports & Leisure Club, Vilamoura on Saturday 5th April with the British Army winning 26-22 against Russian opposition, Krasny Yar.

Krasny Yar set the game off with the first two tries but British Army soon followed, ending the first half with a four point advantage (Half time score: 14-10). Twenty-three minutes into the first half, British Army was up 26-10. Krasny Yar managed to score 2 more tries and conversions bringing them up to a close final score of 26-22.

Algarve Cup 2014USA v Denmark  at Albufeira on March 10th - The game started with what could only be said as slow, the USA looked and acted as if this would be a formality although the Danes were operating a deep offside tactic which constantly frustrated the Americans. The first shot on goal didnt come until the 10th for the US and 15th for the Danes. The game remained a midfield affair until the 23rd when the Danes broke fast and caught the US defence sleeping with a superb shot from 20 out that hit the right post and went in off. Silence ensued from the US fans and the players looked just as stunned.

Surf SchoolAfter nearly 18 months of negotiations between ASMAA (Algarve Surf and Marine Activities Association), the AESCV (Associacao de Escolas da Costa Vicentina) and Lagos Capitania, a more fair licence process has been established in 2014 for the issuing of licences to any interested Surf Schools in the Western Algarve.