Stories Tagged 'Portugal'
The Nepali Congress attended the Council of the Socialist International in Portugal in 2013 as a full member, where Beatriz Talegón, then general secretary of its youth wing International Union of Socialist Youth, urged world leaders to opt for a democratic process while electing leaders of their youth organisations, and warned that the other way brings negative consequences to the future of young people, the youth movement and the party itself.
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Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a stunning brace to lead the South Americans to a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in the World Cup round of 16 on Saturday and set up a quarter-final against France.
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Portugal came perilously close to a group stage exit from the World Cup during a frenetic stoppage-time period on Monday when unfancied Iran equalised through a penalty and almost scored a winner after Cristiano Ronaldo had earlier missed from the spot.
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Portugal defeated a fighting Morocco 1-0 after an early Cristiano Ronaldo goal. The result sees Morocco knocked out of the World Cup.
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick for Portugal as he denied Fernando Hierro's Spain victory with a stunning late free-kick in their World Cup Group B opener.
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Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the Ballon d‘Or for world player of the year on Thursday for a joint-record fifth time, going level with eternal rival and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi as the player to have won the prize the most times, Reuters reported.
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