Neil 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.
The 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.
The 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.
USA 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.
After 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.
With Gibraltar in the Euro 2016 Football Championship and using Faro Stadium as its base, here is the fixture list for 2014/2015...
FC Copenhagen based their team at the Amendoeira Golf Resort during the tournament and the excellent training facilities were put to full use between matches.
FC Copenhagen participated in the 2014 Atlantic Cup in the Algarve, Portugal which ran between 4th and 13th February 2014. During the tournament, the team stayed and trained at the Amendoeira Golf Resort near the town of Silves.
The Portuguese National Speed Skating Elite Team were on a training session at the International School of the Algarve this weekend, February 15/16th. The National Team is preparing itself for this year’s European (Germany) and World (Argentina) championships.
- Top training destination for International Football teams
- Angolan Champions Kabuscorp FC hold Pre-season Training at Amendoeira Golf Resort
- Octogenarian Jim Brownlow rows into the record books
- Alex Lowes and Eugene Laverty the fastest in the Superbike trials at Portimão
- Algarve Pirates win season opener
- Quinta do Lago course undergoing major refurbishment
- American- Style Football Team - now hosting tryouts
- Another fatal accident at Portimão aerodrome (October 2013)