João Paulo Félix, an athlete and sociologist, is a 50-year-old marathon runner who has covered many kilometres throughout his life. He ran many for social causes, such as Autism or Multiple Sclerosis. His proposal this summer: run across all of Portugal for 40 consecutive days, under high temperatures, to raise awareness for children’s rights.
With Telma Monteiro and Nelson Évora as Portugal's standard-bearers at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, taking place from July 23 to August 8, 2021, the Portuguese delegation will be arriving at the grand opening day filled with talent and hope.
The women's version of the famous Tour de France will start in 2022, at the Champs Elysées, right after the men's race finish.
The first edition of the Lisbon Basketball Youth Cup took place on June 27 at the Henrique Miranda Pavilion in the outskirts of Lisbon. We had a blast, together with over 100 young athletes from U14, U16, and U18 boys and girls teams, who played their best basketball in exciting matches full of grit, skill, and loads of fun!
Historic Lisbon, Portugal's capital, continues to expand while remaining at the top of the old continent's capitals, winning the most prestigious international tourism awards.
For over a century, sports have been widely regarded as one of the most effective integration tools and unifying factor to reduce differences between people. Sports as an integration device is valid for populations at risk of social exclusion, be it deprived and vulnerable populations, children and adolescents, the elderly, people with disabilities, and refugees and migrants in general.