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‘The story doesn’t end there’

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The Portuguese cyclist who made his Tour de France debut stated that “the top 20 were not objective.”

Ruben Guerreiro pledged that “the story doesn’t end there,” becoming the seventh Portuguese cyclist to finish in the top 20 Tour de France, choosing the moment of arrival at Campos Elicios as his best debut.

“The goal was not to get into the top 20. The challenge was to get Rigoberto Oran to the podium, ”he began, reminding Luza of his leader at EF Education-Nippo, the“ great runner ”who“ had a day. bad ”and took 10th place in the overall standings.

For a young man from Pegões Velhos (Setubal), his last 18th place, right after his debut in the world’s greatest sprint race, was “the sum of the days he tried to escape and [os outros em que] I tried to be with Rigo. “

“It’s not bad, I’m proud, but I don’t think this story will end there. I am 27 years old, I started cycling relatively recently, and I think I have everything that needs to be improved, and one day, who knows, I could make the “10 best” predicted.

Emphasizing the “very high” level of the runners in the 108th edition of the Tour de France, Ruben Guerreiro was “satisfied” with his performance “after very difficult times” that followed his refusal to participate in the Tour d’Italia due to a fall in the 15th stage, as a result of which two of his ribs are broken.

“The Giro was my goal and I was a little sad that I dropped out because of this because I was so focused last week. It was really difficult to stay focused for a month for the tour because the level of cycling is very high and they were the best in the world here. It turned out to be a very positive performance, “said who was the first Portuguese to win one of the secondary jerseys in the Grand Tour as King of the Hill at Giro2020.

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Among the memories that his debut on the Tour gave him, a moment that the Portuguese from EF Education-Nippo will never forget is just the end of the last stage of this issue, which today dedicated Slovenian Tadej Pogakar (UAE Emirates) as the youngest. in Paris race champion.

“The best moment, I think, was today, when I managed to get to the Champs Elysees and leave Magnus Court Nielsen in a good position. I love helping my teammates and it was a really beautiful moment after 21 days of fighting. I can do my job not only in the mountains, and it was really nice. I will always remember that I drove the last kilometer of Campos Elisios before the peloton, ”he confessed to Luce.

The winner of the stage at the Giro 2020, Guerreiro only regrets the “gap” in his participation, which allowed him to replace Rui Costa, Jose Azevedo, Jose Martins, Fernando Mendes, Joaquim Agostinho and Alves Barbosa, other Portuguese, to complete the stage of the Tour in the top twenty.

“Of course, I missed the stage, but not because I didn’t try. I have always tried, but this is a very high level. It was not this year, but I think one day I will achieve it. I will always fight for this, and maybe one day I will stand up in arms at the Tour de France, ”he concluded.

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Dictionary of Medieval Portuguese

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Dictionary of Medieval Portuguese

It will take place today (28-11) at 18:00 at the Leia Buholz bookstore (Lisbon), Dictionary of Medieval Portuguese (DLPM), the result of a project developed between 2004 and 2007 at the Center for Linguistics of the University of Nova de Lisboa (UNL) and coordinated by João Malaca Castelleiro (University of Lisbon – ULisboa), Maria Francisco Xavier (UNL), both deceased, and Maria de Lourdes Crispim, former professor at UNL. The work, published in July this year, has been approved by the editors of Caminho.

DLPM records and describes vocabulary covering the period between the 19th and 19th centuries. XII and the beginning of the century. XVI, i.e. it is integrated into the so-called pre-literary (until about the end of the 12th century), Galician-Portuguese or ancient (until 1385/1420) and preclassical or middle (until 1536/1550) Portuguese periods. The periodization of Portuguese also includes Classical Portuguese (16th to 18th century) and Modern Portuguese (19th century to the present day).

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“Lionel Messi is not an Argentine, Cristiano Ronaldo is not a Portuguese…”

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O Brazilian defender Marquinhos said players like Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are a “privilege” and a “treasure” for football and football fans.

The Paris Saint-Germain centre-back spoke to reporters ahead of the Brazilian’s second World Cup game against Switzerland, scheduled for this Monday. Marquinhos, Messi’s PSG teammate, was asked about the role of these players in the king of the sport.

“I think what’s happening with these players is that Messi is not Argentine, Cristiano is not Portuguese… they move on. They are a perk for football. For people who love this sport, tournaments, competitions, they are a treasure. They don’t just belong to their countries. We all enjoy their presence watching them play. I played with Neymar, with Messi, and I benefit from their presence. Life goes on, other generations will come, but we have to make the most of it,” the centre-back explained.

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″I couldn’t get to the meeting well″

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The Portuguese tennis player lost to the Japanese Yosuke Watanuki in just two sets.

Portuguese tennis player Frederico Silva said this Sunday that he didn’t manage to get “well” into the Yokkaichi Challenger final and that his rival Yosuke Watanuki “has always been at the top” to win the title “with some naturalness”.

The player from Caldas da Rainha, ranked 244th in the ATP rankings, lost to the Japanese player, ranked 173rd in the world, in just two “sets” with partial scores of 6-2 and 6-2, after an hour and 21 minute.

“Obviously, this was not the result I wanted. It was a match that I didn’t get off to a good start, my opponent started much better and throughout the match he always stayed on top with a good level and ended up not letting me balance. result. He managed to close the two parts with some naturalness,” he commented in statements to the Lusa agency.

For the second week in a row, Frederico Silva reached the final of the Candidates Tournament, the third of his career, after losing the title of the tournament in Kobe last Sunday to the same opponent, 24-year-old Yosuke Watanuki.

“It’s been a good two weeks. Obviously when you reach the final you want to win, but I have to look at these tournaments positively. I played good matches, I played well in a few matches, and now look what happened much worse and try to improve so that next season you have more opportunities to play in the finals and have a chance to win tournaments, “added the Portuguese tennis player.

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