Two Nepalis die in Portugal

January 14, 2020 20:45 pm

LISBON, Jan 14: Two Nepalis died being swept away by the sea wave while fishing in Portugal.

FARO, PORTUGAL, Nov 15:  Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored another treble, moving closer to 100 international goals, as he led the European champions to a 6-0 drubbing of Lithuania in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Thursday.

LISBON, Oct 7: Portugal’s ruling Socialists won Sunday’s parliamentary election without an outright majority, official results showed early on Monday.

LISBON, Oct 6: Portugal’s center-left Socialists are expected to retain power and win more parliament seats in general elections on Sunday, after four years of economic growth, but still fall short of an outright majority.

Portugal, June 4: A person hailing from Musikot municipality-6 of Gulmi district died in a road accident. The 36-year-old Ramesh Kumar Sharma Rijal, bicycling in a place 380-km away from Lisbon was hit by a motorcycle on Friday night.

LISBON, April 18: A tour bus carrying German tourists crashed on Portugal’s Madeira Island on Wednesday, killing 29 people and injuring 28 others, local authorities said.

In some ways, says Portuguese ex-boxer Jorge Pina, the loss of most of his sight was the making of him. "I didn't lose my sight, I just see things differently," he says.

Senior leader Poudel arrives Portugal

September 20, 2018 12:59 pm

LISBON, Sept 20:  Nepali Congress (NC) senior leader, Ramchandra Poudel, who is currently on the Europe tour, arrived in Portugal on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU, July 24: Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali left for an official visit to Portugal at the invitation of his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva on Monday.

The Portugal manager, Fernando Santos, said he did not want Cristiano Ronaldo to walk away from international football after Portugal were knocked out of the World Cup by a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Uruguay.

For teams and fans alike, Saturday 30 June is when things get serious in Russia. And by the time the whistle goes to start the Round of 16 fixture between Uruguay and Portugal, the teams will already be aware of who lies in wait for the victors in the quarter-finals.

MATCH PREVIEW: URUGUAY VS PORTUGAL

June 30, 2018 14:22 pm

KATHMANDU, June 30: Portugal will take on two times World Cup winners Uruguay to find their spot in the Round of 16 fixture at 11:45 PM today at Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi, Russia.

RUSSIA, June 30: Portugal coach Fernando Santos once again stressed the importance of his other 22 players around main man Cristiano Ronaldo as they prepare to face Uruguay in the World Cup last 16 on Saturday.

The Euro 2016 winners finished second in their group, behind Spain, and meet the South American side in the next round.

Portugal held to 1-1 draw by Iran

June 26, 2018 02:12 am

KATHMANDU, June 26: Portugal qualified from Group B in second place. Late penalty goal from Karim Ansarifard cancelled out the first half stunner from Ricardo Quaresma in Saransk.

Portugal need point to book place in knockout stage, IR Iran have to win to go through

World Cup heavyweights Spain and Portugal can lock down spots in the last 16 on Monday, as hosts Russia ride a wave of national euphoria into their clash with Uruguay.

There are wildly contrasting feelings in the respective team camps heading into the first fixture of Group B's second round. Portugal will be riding the crest of a Cristiano-shaped wave, after their talismanic captain grabbed a historic hat-trick to help his side claim a 3-3 draw against their Iberian neighbours Spain.

KATHMANDU, June 16: Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat trick to equalize 1 goal trailed in the second half while Diesgo Costa scored two for the Spanish side, with a stunner from Nacho.

A veritable clash of the titans, this match pits two FIFA World Cup title pretenders against each other right from the outset. Although the neighbouring nations are old foes, this will be only their second-ever meeting on football’s greatest stage, after a tense Round-of-16 duel in South Africa from which the Spaniards emerged victorious (1-0).

SOCHI, June 15: Compared to Spain's coaching chaos, the distractions created by Cristiano Ronaldo have become almost meaningless for Portugal.

LISBON, June 8: Portugal forward Goncalo Guedes made a strong claim for a place in their World Cup team by scoring twice in a comfortable 3-0 friendly win over Algeria in their final warm-up match on Thursday.

LISBON, June 7: Portugal coach Fernando Santos still has a lot of doubts about the team he will field in their opening World Cup match against neighbors Spain, he said on Wednesday.

Portugal manager Fernando Santos says it "hurts" to leave out several members of the Euro 2016 winning squad for this summer's World Cup in Russia.

GENEVA, March 27: European champions Portugal suffered a first-half collapse and had Joao Cancelo sent off just past the hour in an embarrassing 3-0 World Cup warm-up defeat by the Netherlands on Monday.

KAZAN, June 29: Claudio Bravo made three penalty saves as Chile crushed Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shootout to reach the Confederations Cup final on Wednesday.

Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi will renew old acquaintances when his reigning two-times Copa America champions take on Portugal in what he expects to be a tough Confederations Cup semi-final on Wednesday.

ST PETERSBURG, June 25: European champion Portugal showed 95th-ranked New Zealand the respect of selecting Cristiano Ronaldo and other stars when rest was an option.

MOSCOW, June 22: Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over hosts Russia in the Confederations Cup.

PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal, June 19:  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 — the worst tragedy Portugal has experienced in decades — shook the nation, with the president declaring that the country's pain "knows no end."

KAZAN, June 19: Title contenders Portugal and Mexico fought out an entertaining 2-2 draw in the Confederations Cup on Sunday, with each team scoring in the last five minutes.

AVELAR, June 18: Raging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 57 people, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, in what the prime minister on Sunday called “the biggest tragedy of human life that we have known in years.”

KATHMANDU, March 27: ‘Lomba’, a Magar-language film directed and written by Anil Budhamagar, is set to be screened in Portugal.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored two stunning goals and took his international tally to 70 as he led Portugal to an emphatic 3-0 win over Hungary in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday.

GENEVA, Sept 7: European Championship finalists Portugal and France came down from their summer highs with tame starts to World Cup qualifying on Tuesday.

LISBON, Aug 26: Cristiano Ronaldo will sit out Portugal's first games since it won the European Championship as he continues his recovery from a knee injury sustained in that tournament's final.

MONACO, Aug 26: Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA's award as the best player in Europe last season after helping Portugal to win the European Championship and having another stellar campaign for Real Madrid.

BARCELONA, July 22: Barcelona has signed Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes after securing his transfer from rival Spanish club Valencia.

ZURICH, July 14: European champion Portugal has risen two places to No. 6 in the FIFA rankings, and Copa America winner Chile stays fifth.

SAINT-DENIS, France, July 11: Portugal's players crowded around Cristiano Ronaldo as he sat on the turf, but their tearful captain couldn't withstand the pain of his injury any longer.

SAINT-DENIS, July 10 : France puts its formidable record in finals on the line when the European Championship hosts try to deny Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal a first major football title on Sunday.

PARIS, July 9: Cristiano Ronaldo and Ricardo Carvalho have waited a dozen years to reach another final with Portugal. Some teammates will have a more recent Portuguese setback on their minds going into Sunday's European Championship final against France.

LYON, France, July 7: Cristiano Ronaldo had just propelled Portugal into another European Championship final when he made for Gareth Bale, shared a long conversation with his Real Madrid teammate and gave him a sympathetic hug.

LYON, July 6: Don't let Cristiano Ronaldo's devilish grin and chiseled torso fool you. Portugal is the undisputed ugly duckling of the four teams left standing at the European Championship.

LYON, July 4: When Portugal and Wales face off for a spot in the final of the European Championship, two players will be expected to rise far above the rest.

MARSEILLE, July 1: Portugal likes to leave it late at this European Championship, whether Cristiano Ronaldo is having a good game or not.

MARSEILLE, France, June 30: Poland is facing Portugal in a European Championship quarterfinal on Thursday. Here are five Poland players to watch:

MARSEILLE, France, June 30: Portugal is facing Poland in a European Championship quarterfinal on Thursday. Here are five Portugal players to watch:

MARSEILLE, France, June 30: Portugal is facing Poland in a European Championship quarterfinal on Thursday. Here are five Portugal players to watch:

LENS, France, June 26: Portugal seized their chance to stay in the chase for an elusive first title together on Saturday.