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Third Portuguese in the Macau Grand Prix

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BUTStarting from third place on the grid, the 37-year-old South African-born driver who has lived in the Algarve since 2012 managed to take the lead in one of the opening corners.

However, after problems with the bike, Morais was again overtaken on lap three by Finland’s Erno Juhani Kostamo, who ended up winning by eight seconds ahead of Germany’s David Mario Datzer.

This was the first time that a Portuguese rider had taken the podium at the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix. The last Portuguese to win one of the main races in Guia was António Félix da Costa, who won the Macau Formula 4 Grand Prix in 2016.

Also Portuguese André Silva Pires, 33, in his eighth participation in the Macau Grand Prix, finished seventh in his best ranking.

Dutch rider Nadi Joni Skoots, the first woman to compete in the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix, finished in 12th place at the end of eight laps of the Guia circuit.

Contrary to expectations, there was only one race in the motorcycle race.

The first race, scheduled for Saturday, was canceled at the request of the riders, who considered the track dangerous due to the presence of oil stains at various points. Something even led to the postponement of the second race for today.

After a year where only riders from China, Hong Kong and Macau competed due to restrictions imposed by the covid-19 pandemic, the 2022 race saw more than 170 riders, including 19 foreigners, especially on bikes.

The four-day event features seven races: the Macau Formula 4 Grand Prix, Macau GT Cup, Macau Guia Race, Macau Touring Car Cup, GT Grand Baia Cup, Macau Roadsport Challenge and the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prize, which returns to the Guia Circuit for its 54th issue.

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Held on the iconic 6.2 km urban circuit, the Grand Prix is ​​Macau’s largest sporting event and is considered one of the most dangerous motorsport events in the world, as the track is only seven meters wide in some places.

The public must wear a mask, maintain social distancing, take temperatures and present a green health code at the entrance to the Macau Grand Prix venue as new cases of covid-19 are reported again in the city.

Macau closed its borders in March 2020, and since then, people arriving in the territory, with the exception of mainland China, have been required to quarantine in hotels designated by the authorities, which is currently set for five days.

The Chinese Special Administrative Region has recorded six deaths and almost 2,700 cases, including asymptomatic cases, in nearly three years.

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“His manager is Portuguese and…”; The agent changes plans, and Luis Castro “arranges” the problem in the protection of “Botafogo”

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"His manager is Portuguese and...";  The agent changes plans, and Luis Castro "arranges" the problem in the protection of "Botafogo"

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The defender must return from loan ahead of schedule, and the Glorioso coach will have to make a decision at the beginning of the preseason.

Photo: Jorge Rodriguez/AGIF.  First, Luis Castro does not have Diego Loureiro for 2023.
Photo: Jorge Rodriguez/AGIF. First, Luis Castro does not have Diego Loureiro for 2023.

With the end of the season Botafogo its reformulation is already underway with the participation of Luis Castro. Names like Carlinhos, for example, have already left General Severiano, but there is a tendency for the “purge” to continue a little longer. Especially with the return of borrowed athletes during the year.

goalkeeper case Diego Loureiro, who played on loan at Atlético GO, promoted to Serie B. Curiously, the Botafogo archer has a contract at Goiania until the end of 2023, but Dragao president Adson Batista is pessimistic about the player’s consistency.

“Diego Loureiro is a bit off because he still has a contract with Botafogo, his manager is Portuguese and he has a different vision.” said the director in an interview with radio Sagres from the capital of Goiás.

The goalkeeper played only two games for Atlético-GO, who were betting on Renan in the starting lineup. If he returns to Rio, Loureiro will likely see high competition in the black and white net as Luis Castro now has alternatives to Gatito Fernandes and Lucas Perry.

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Portuguese footballer, former Sporting player, flees the country

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Ruben Ribeiro is accused of domestic violence and was arrested two weeks ago. He left with a term of identity and residence and disappeared from the “trace” of the authorities.

Ruben Ribeiro left Portugal a few days after his arrest due to accusation of domestic violence.

The wife blamed the 35-year-old Portuguese footballer last month.

Woman introduced several episodes of physical and psychological abuse over the past few years – some of which in front of the couple’s three children.

The court considered that the football player’s wife was in danger and, therefore, arrested Ruben about two weeks ago, November 16th.

The midfielder was questioned by the referee, but later releasedindicating the identity and place of residence – with a ban on contact or approaching the victim and under electronic surveillance.

However, the player has disappeared. O morning Post indicates that the General Directorate of Reintegration and Prison Service went to the defendant’s house to install an electronic surveillance device, but when it arrived, the accused was not.

The player also received a phone call, but this never answered🇧🇷 He did not cooperate, according to the Porto Criminal Court.

The newspaper writes that Ruben Ribeiro is in Turkey – His club is Hatayspor, but the family is still in Portugal.

The court has not yet decided what it will do after that. violation of coercive measures – An international arrest warrant may be issued.

Despite this development, the wife’s lawyer assures that she ” trusting that institutions know how to ensure justice and adequate protection for victims.”

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Born in Porto, Rubén Ribeiro grew up playing for Boavista and the Leixoyes. Later distinguished himself in the service of river birdwhich brought him a move to Sporting.

He played in Alvalada for only half a season; was one of nine players who terminated the contract with the club after hitting the gym in Alkoshet, 2018.

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