oporto oporto

Definition(s):

  • (n) port city in northwest Portugal; noted for port wine

News

  1. The Atlantic Axis express? Spain, Portugal launch new train.

    After more than a century of waiting, including delays and project cancellations, the twin cities of Vigo in Spain and Oporto in Portugal will be united by a new nonstop train connection beginning today, shortening the trip significantly.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  2. Tiago Monteiro scores in Boavista

    On the evening of his troubled qualifying, Tiago Monteiro knew that scoring points on the Boavista circuit in his hometown of Oporto, the 7th round of the 2013 FIA World Touring Car Championship (WTCC), was almost an impossible task. ... Keep reading
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Motorsport.com

  3. Turbocharger betrays Tiago Monteiro in Portugal

    Tiago Monteiro made a good start to the biggest weekend of his World Touring Car Championship, WTCC, season, the Honda driver recording the fifth fastest time in the opening practice session on the Boavista street circuit in his hometown of Oporto, Portugal. Tiago, Jas Motorsport Honda and had confidence in their competitiveness, unfortunately, the turbocharger on his Honda Civic # 18 ... Keep ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Motorsport.com

Quotes

  1. "Barcelona played beautiful football, but I think our team in Oporto was stronger," Deco said. "When we scored first, the game was finished. The mentality that Mourinho built was fantastic. [Frank] Lampard and the others are great players...
    on Mar 8, 2009 By: Deco Source: Times Online

  2. Novo told the club's official website, www.rangers.co.uk: "I would really like to play in Oporto. All my family live near there and would be able to go and watch me. My grandmother has never seen me play for Rangers in the flesh so she could go to...
    on Nov 10, 2005 By: Nacho Novo Source: Sportinglife.co.za

  3. Another Portugese director, the late João César Monteiro, wrote an article attacking "the fossil of Oporto" back in 1974, when Oliveira was a sprightly 66.
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: João Source: Times Online

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