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  1. Zlatan Ibrahimovic reveals desire to play in 2016 Olympics with S...

    Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he is hopeful that he can represent his country at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Ibrahimovic, 33, missed out on the World Cup after Sweden were pipped to a place in Brazil by Portugal, who beat them i...

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  2. United States Portugal World Cup match draws record television ra...

    Associated Press

    The United States' 2-2 World Cup draw with Portugal is almost certainly the most-watched soccer game ever in the U.S., an emphatic confirmation of the sport's rising popularity in a country slower to embrace it than the rest of the world. The Niels...

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  3. Deco deciding whether to sue WADA

    Associated Press

    SAO PAULO -- Former Portugal international Deco said Thursday he may file a lawsuit against WADA and the Brazilian laboratory that said he tested positive for doping last year. Deco, who retired from the game last August, was cleared of doping by t...

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2014
  4. Former Portugal star Deco cleared of doping

    Associated Press

    Former Portugal midfielder Deco has been cleared of doping because of faulty testing by a Rio de Janeiro laboratory that has since been suspended from World Cup duty. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday that a settlement between ...

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  5. Prepared for Japan

    Christie Rampone

    I'm in Portugal with the national team right now for the Algarve Cup, which starts on Wednesday. The weather is nice -- well, nicer than at home. It's sunny, 60s and perfect for playing soccer as long as the wind stays down. We're staying in a r...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  6. 10 fast facts for Algarve Cup


    On Wednesday, the top-ranked U.S. women's soccer team opens play at the 2014 Algarve Cup in Portugal against familiar foe Japan (7:45 a.m. ET). The rivals famously met in the gold-medal game at the 2012 Olympics and the final of the 2011 Women's Worl...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  7. Endurance sports - Crossover trail runner Kilian Jornet is settin...

    Brian Metzler

    Record-setting endurance athlete Kilian Jornet revels in the wonder of nature while trekking all kinds of terrain, writes Brian Metzler.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  8. Portugal's Sara Moreira wins 3,000 meters at European Indoor Athl...

    Sara Moreira of Portugal won the women's 3,000 meter race at the European Indoor Athletics Championships on Sunday, dominating much of the race.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  9. 2012 London Olympics -- Hungary earns gold medal in men's K-2 1,0...

    Hungary won Olympic gold in canoeing Wednesday, capturing the men's 1,000-meter K-2 in a photo finish by holding off fast-closing Portugal.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  10. Telefonica loses Volvo Ocean Race lead for first time since Novem...

    Iker Martinez's hopes of clinching Spain's first victory in the 39-year-old Volvo Ocean Race slipped after his Telefonica boat lost the overall lead for the first time since November.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  11. Volvo Ocean Race braces for Tropical Storm Alberto, heads to Euro...

    With Tropical Storm Alberto expected to test the fleet, the Volvo Ocean Race headed from North America to Europe on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2012
  12. Helder Ornelas of Portugal banned in biological passport doping c...

    A Portuguese long-distance runner has become the first track and field athlete suspended for doping based on the "biological passport" program.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  13. Send questions for Kelly Clark, Ryan Sheckler to answer in live c...

    Send your questions for Kelly Clark, Ryan Sheckler to answer in live chats Tuesday

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  14. Megan Rapinoe checks in from road as US women's soccer team prepa...

    Megan Rapinoe

    Megan Rapinoe's state of mind lately: a total blur! Between traveling and preparing for the Olympics, there's never a dull moment for the U.S. midfielder.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  15. Nelson Evora, Olympic triple jump gold medalist, injured

    Olympic triple jump champion Nelson Evora of Portugal has fractured his shinbone for the second time in two years and won't defend his title in London.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  16. Portugal's Rui Faria Da Costa wins Grand Prix Cyclist de Montreal...

    Portugal's Rui Faria Da Costa won the Grand Prix Cyclist de Montreal on Sunday, finishing the 127.5-mile race in 5 hours, 20 minutes, 16 seconds.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2011