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Joao Almeida: “This morning sadness filled my heart”

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Joao Almeida: "This morning sadness filled my heart"

At a time when he was still in fourth place overall and still had a good chance of a podium finish, the Portuguese Joao Almeida was forced to leave the Giro after testing positive for covid-19., this Thursday morning. At the end of the day, the cyclist from A dos Francos felt disappointed.

“I don’t even know how to begin… This morning sadness filled my heart. Maybe it’s because I’m still young and I’ve never had such a misfortune, at the moment and under the circumstances,” he wrote. in social media posts.

The Team Emirates cyclist woke up with a sore throat and a fever and didn’t even compete in stage 18 of the Vuelta Italia.

“I love what I do, this is my goal. And even more I love Giro. For me, this is of particular importance. But I understand that failure is part of the journey, and I accept it. To move forward, I felt the need to come here to speak out rather than complain and thank everyone for their tireless support, especially at this time. I wish my teammates all the best until the end of the Giro. Time to recover and come back stronger,” concluded João Almeida.

Belgian Dries de Bondt (Alpecin-Fenix) won the stage this Thursdayin a limited sprint with Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz (INEOS), who remained in the pink jersey.

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The British give 45 million, but Benfica fights back and Araujo stays

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The British give 45 million, but Benfica fights back and Araujo stays

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The 20-year-old forward, protected by a €60m release clause, is Rui Costa’s firm bet for the new season and will not be for sale.

Enrique Araujo, a 20-year-old UEFA Youth League-winning striker, led by President Rui Costa, is seen by executives as a great bet for the new season. This justifies, according to O JOGO, the rejection of proposals from English clubs that tempted to formalize proposals that, given the goals, would have amounted to 45 million euros.

With a contract valid until 2024 and a release clause of, as we found out, 60 million euros, Enrique Araujo is treated at Luz as a non-negotiable player. A player who completes the season between the main team, B, under-19 and under-21 selection, scoring a total of 23 goals in 42 games, is out of the market, according to Benfica, meaning only by activating the item can the business move forward.

Also assigned to Barcelona and Real Madrid, Enrique Araujo is preparing to discuss a place in the eleven with Yaremchuk, Musa, Rodrigo Piño and Goncalo Ramos. Darwin has already left, moved to Liverpool, Luz should also leave Seferovic.

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Also Porto Sporting: Otavio and Tabata are punished with a suspension for one game – Sporting

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Also Porto Sporting: Otavio and Tabata are punished with a suspension for one game - Sporting

Otavio, the Porto midfielder, and Tabata, the Sporting striker, were punished with a 1-game suspension and a €765 fine after an altercation at the end of the classic match held on 11 February at Dragao. The decision was announced Tuesday by the FPF Disciplinary Board. Otavio will lose the Dragons for the Super Bowl scheduled for July 30 against Tondela, with Tabata set to miss out on the 2022/23 League 1st Round for the Lions, which is scheduled to kick off at the end of that game. week of August 7th. Both punishments are the result of “the use of threatening expressions and gestures”.

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In the same process, the Moroccan Feddal was also convicted, who, in the meantime, ended his contract with Sporting and left the club. The center was punished with a reprimand and a fine of 51 euros for “protest, wrong attitude and other minor violations”.

FPF CD said in a statement that the disciplinary proceedings were the result of a merger between the shares of FC Porto and Sporting CP. It was on the initiative of the Disciplinary Board itself that the investigation led to the punishment of Otavio and Tabata, as the proposal of the League’s Instructor’s Commission was directed towards archiving.

“04/02/2022, after the completion of the investigation, the Commission of Instructors of the League proposed to the Disciplinary Board of the FPF to transform the investigation process into a disciplinary process against the player Feddal and the registration of other players involved in the facts of participation. The Disciplinary Board, while partially disagreeing with this understanding, considered that there was sufficient evidence of disciplinary violations on the part of the players Feddal and Tabata from Sporting SAD and the player Otavio from FC Porto SAD, determining the transformation of the investigation process into a disciplinary process. , as a result of the discussion held on 03/05/2022,” explains CD, who later accepted the punishments proposed by the Instructors Committee itself after the briefing phase.

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And it goes on, it goes on…

The classic Porto Sporting of February 11th continues to play out in sports court appeals, but the already long list of penalties grows and Tabata’s curiosity recurs. Namely: Marquesin (2 games and a €1,020 fine), Paligna (3 games and a €1,530 fine), Pepe (23 days, for kicking Hugo Viana), Tabata (23 days, for pushing Luis Gonçalves), Matheus Reis (1 game), Luis Gonçalves (68 days), Porto SAD FC (€16,300 fine), Rui Cerqueira (115 days and a €3,825 fine), Vitor Baia (25 days and 3,440 fines), Frederico Varandas (fine €2,040), Sporting SAD (fine €20,910) and Miguel Braga (fine 60 days and €10,200).

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Porto Sporting FC: Frederico Varandas appeals garage decision to TAD – Sporting

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Frederico Varandas has filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport in the so-called Dragao “garage case” concerning incidents that occurred after the Porto Sporting league match on 11 February. The president of the lions contests “the decision of the Disciplinary Board of the Portuguese Football Federation, issued on June 14, 2022, in the framework of the disciplinary process no. 74-2021/2022”. The counter-interested parties in this process are FC Porto SAD, Vitor Baia, Rui Cerqueira and Sergio Conceição, who, as you remember, was acquitted.

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In a decision announced on the 14th, CD confirmed the presence of the Porto coach “at a location close to the president of the participating SAD”, i.e. Frederico Varandas, but concluded that the evidence presented did not allow “an explicit and unambiguous determination of the content of the words, which you may have said.”

We are talking about insults against the lion leader, who also became a victim of an attempted aggression, when his mobile phone and wallet with relevant documents were taken from him, personal belongings that Varandas never got out of his hands. FC Porto, via the FCPortoMedia Twitter account, later shared an image of a mobile phone with the caption: “Pinto da Costa, 40 years leading the network to Lisbon.”

FC Porto SAD was ordered to pay a fine of 16,300 euros for the aforementioned posting on social media. The CD deemed it “gross, gross, ethically and legally misconduct that violates the standards of conduct expected and minimum required of any sports society in professional competition.”

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Rui Cerqueira, PR director of FC Porto, was suspended 115 days and fined €3,825 for “hitting with one hand on Frederico Varandas’ right hand” with which he was “holding his mobile phone to film, as a result why the mobile phone fell. immediately.”

Vítor Baia, vice president of Dragons and administrator of Porto SAD, was suspended for 25 days and fined €3,440 for insulting Varandas, which Baia himself admitted was a mitigating circumstance.

Leao and Miguel Braga also apply

In addition to Frederico Varandas, regarding the episode in the garage on Dragao, Sporting SAD and head of lion relations Miguel Braga turned to TAD after punishments were imposed for statements after the same classic on February 11th.

This is another case in which Varandas was ordered to pay a fine of 2,040 euros for statements he made in the Dragon press center against Pinto da Costa and the arbitration of João Pinheiro. The President of Sporting did not appeal to TAD this specific penalty, which is related to the “decision of the Disciplinary Board of the Portuguese Football Federation, issued on June 14, 2022, under the disciplinary process no. 74-2021.” 2022″.

The appeals in this case are aimed at a €10,200 fine and a 60-day suspension for Miguel Braga for speaking out on the sports television program Raio-X, as well as a €20,910 fine against SAD. green and white for allegedly “damaging honor and reputation” through the use of “objectively offensive, slanderous or rude language”.

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