Any athlete, even amateur ones, aims to improve his or her sports performance, so they can keep motivated. For professionals, it's much more than that: they must always keep in shape, always be improving, and always strive for excellence. To achieve their goals, they have to use the most adequate and intelligent training techniques and strategies: among other techniques, professionals have to work on their economy of effort.
It is well known that sports are a key pillar of modern society, and it is directly linked to the population’s physical and mental well-being.
Sports have a direct effect on societies on multiple levels, from supporting entire nations to vulnerable groups, children, and youth education.
The success of the vaccination process is fueling the recovery of internal consumption and tourism uptake, moving the economy after almost two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. As it is well known, Portugal is a leading country in Europe and the world in its population immunization, which facilitated economic recovery and eased the pressure on the health system. Consequently, national and international sporting events should be seen as safe for all and as a fundamental pillar for social cohesion and also the return of tourism, social mobility, freedom, and the promotion of physical and mental health.
The political, economic and social situation in Afghanistan became even more precarious after the Taliban took power last August. Therefore, many of its citizens are trying to leave the country, and Portugal had the opportunity to welcome the junior women's soccer team, representing their country's national team in the sport.
Rugby Tens, a new world rugby 10s league, will be launched in Lisbon, November 27-28. The matches will take place at the Lisbon University Stadium.