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World Cups in Tashkent: more gold for Uzbekistan and Brazil; Jorge Fonseca finished seventh



World Cups in Tashkent: more gold for Uzbekistan and Brazil;  Jorge Fonseca finished seventh

sixth day Judo World Cup in Tashkentwhich takes place in Uzbekistan. After his incredible victory on Monday, Uzbek hero Davlat Bobonov joined the crowd to sign autographs and take pictures with the new generation of judokas at the Humo Arena.

The judoka was welcomed by the Secretary General of the Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan, Oybek Kasimov.

On Tuesday, the host nation added another medal. Muzaffarbek Turoboev made it through the pre-qualifiers, defeating some of the biggest names in the category along the way. Using his height to perform a non-standard movement, the athlete managed to defeat one of the referents of the category up to 100 kg, a judoka. Michael Correlfrom the Netherlands.

In the final, he fought Kyle Reyes, another surprise of the day, who was determined to become the first men’s world champion from Canada. The judoka had a great day, easily betting on his speed and classic judo style.

After an epic final, the 11,000-seat stadium rose to celebrate yet another new Uzbek hero.

President of the Judo Federation of Uzbekistan and Vice President of the country’s Olympic Committee, Azijon Camilov, awarded by the world champion.

In the weight category up to 78 kg Brazilian veteran Maira Aguiar, was determined to claim the red number again in 5 years. Having shown superiority on the counterattack, the athlete defeated the Kazakhstani on the way to the final Aruna Dzhangeldina and current Olympic champion Shori Hamada.

The Chinese were waiting for him for the final battle Zhenzhao Maa young and strong judoka who is always dangerous.

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But the Brazilian struck another blow kosoto and became a three-time world champion. With two more Olympic bronze medals in her history, Mayra Aguiar is without a doubt a true legend in this category.

Or Vice President International Judo Federation (IFJ) and President of the Asian Judo Union, Obeid Al Anzipresented medals.

Our ippon the day was that an 18-year-old Ukrainian Elizabeth Lytvynenkofrom which the current Olympic champion started Shori Hamada in the fight for bronze with an incredible kick, an example of minimum effort and maximum efficiency.

Portuguese team

Jorge Fonseca was the only representative of Portugal in the competition on Tuesday. Having lost in the quarterfinals, the judoka dropped out in the fight for bronze in the weight category up to 100 kg against the Georgian. Ilya Sulamanidzefinishing the championship in seventh place.

So far participation Barbara Timowon a bronze medal on Sunday in the weight category up to 63 kg from a Romanian Florentina Ivanescu.

On Wednesday, the last day of the championship, Portugal will also take part Rochelle Nunez.

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Pioli ‘pulls’ Leao by the ears and says the Portuguese ‘must make a dash’



Pioli 'pulls' Leao by the ears and says the Portuguese 'must make a dash'

FROMTefano Pioli, Milan coach, gave an interview on the Italian radio program Sky Calcio Club on Sunday in which he talked about Rafael Leao’s participation in the 2022 Mundial, a test in which the Portuguese striker was a replacement for Fernando Santos. ‘, indicating that he has been talking to his player over the past few days.

“If we talk? They have an obligation to call me at the end of the game. He is happy because Portugal is doing well. It is clear that he would like to play more. I can take advantage of this for a contract extension,” said Pioli, who also spoke about the Portuguese’s renewal process.

“He is fine with us and management and Rafael are talking. We are waiting for good news,” the Transalpine coach fired.

Looking at his player’s short playing time at this 2022 World Cup, Pioli admitted that Rafael Leau would like to have more playing time for the national team, but hinted that the Portuguese striker is not unhappy.

“If he plays a little? It’s hard to judge because Portugal has a very high quality team. Rafael is happy because Portugal is having a good World Cup, but there is a lot of quality and competitiveness in the attacking sector of the Portuguese team. “, – stressed the coach of the Italian, who also left a small warning to Rafael Leau.

“When you see him in training, you immediately understand that he has incredible potential. He has technique and speed that few others have. Over the course of a period, he had to develop and adapt to the reality at Milan, where the pressure is different from what he is. he was in Lille. It took time, but his potential to become a great player was always there. But he still needs to make the leap to become a champion because he can be even more decisive in the opponent’s zone,” he stressed.

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“If you think about Rafael from two years ago, he has made tremendous progress. He’s missing a few things, but he’s smart and approachable. I can give him all the ideas he wants, but his talent must be left free. should improve his heading, given his physique,” he concluded.

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Portugal, nuts and the Portuguese consumer: a successful trilogy



Portugal, nuts and the Portuguese consumer: a successful trilogy

Nuts have become part of a limited group of Portuguese agri-food sectors that manage to achieve much-desired food self-sufficiency. In the case of almonds it is 170% and in the case of chestnuts it is 116% in relation to the national consumption.

The value of Portuguese agricultural production in 2021 was 9.6 billion euros, representing a growth rate of 14.6% compared to 2020, and therefore it is fair to say that dried fruits today, with a production of 80,000 tons and exports reaching 100 million euros contributed. to this success.

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Ronaldo scores first goal in World Cup playoffs | international football



Ronaldo scores first goal in World Cup playoffs |  international football

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, the top scorer in the history of the Portuguese football team, is still looking for the first stage goal to knock out the World Cups, with Switzerland, the next opponent in the 2022 World Cup, one of the last options.

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