Amaro Antunes holds the yellow jersey and wins the Volta

Amaro Antunes (W52-FC Porto) gave all he had on the time trial and managed to secure the yellow jersey. Gustavo César Veloso (W52-FC Porto) was today’s winner and goes up to second in the overall classification. Today was the final stage of the Volta a Portugal Special Edition Jogos Santa Casa, and it was certain that Gustavo César Veloso (W52-FC … Read More

Lisbon, the stage of the Volta’s finish

This Monday, October 5th, a national holiday in Portugal, will once again have its place in the history of the Volta a Portugal. The capital city returns to the Volta as the closing stage, with the possibility of W52-FC Porto being the ones celebrating. Will anyone surprise Amaro Antunes? Four years ago, Rui Vinhas confirmed surprised everyone by making the … Read More

António Carvalho sprints to the victory in Setúbal

The attack in Arrábida along with Luís Fernandes (Rádio Popular-Boavista) gave the win to António Carvalho (Efapel), on the seventh stage of the Volta a Portugal edição Especial Jogos Santa Casa. After several attempts to form a breakaway, a group of eight-man set themselves ahead of the peloton. Meanwhile, Nippo Delko Provence e W52-FC Porto was setting the pace and … Read More

Last chance for a sprint finish

In recent years, Setúbal has re-entered the cycling course, hosting both the Volta a Portugal and the Clássica Arrábida. And it will be exactly when they go through Arrábida where one can see a last bit of excitement regarding the definition of the overall results, either in the fight for the yellow, the podium, or the top ten. Lisbon is … Read More

Daniel McLay strikes again and wins in Torres Vedras

Different city, same winner. Daniel McLay (Arkéa-Samsic), gave no chance to his rivals and went for the win. The brit gave all he had and beat Riccardo Minali (Nippo Delko Provence) and Leangel Linarez (Miranda-Mortágua) again. Like yesterday, today’s stage went relatively smoothly, with the riders keeping the three-man breakaway under control. Emanuel Duarte (LA Alumínios-LA Sport) was in the … Read More

Tribute day to Joaquim Agostinho

In 1970, Joaquim Agostinho won his first Volta a Portugal. At the time, he was already one of the biggest names of national cycling, with victories in the Volta. Firmino Bernardino and Leonel Miranda were his team Sporting fellow companions who lead him to the first of three victories. The two cyclists contributed to not allow FC Porto to attack … Read More

Daniel McLay sprints to the victory in Águeda

Daniel McLay (Arkéa-Samsic) affirmed he was coming to Volta a Portugal Edição Especial Jogos Santa Casa to win and he finally did it. Leangel Linarez (Miranda-Mortágua) was second Riccardo Minali (Nippo Delko Provence) came down in third. Today’s stage was expected to suit well the fastest man in the peloton as it should finish with a sprint. The peloton set … Read More

Portugal’s bike capital city is back and waiting for the sprinters

If there is a land that you can say it is all about cycling, that is Agueda. It is not by chance that it is considered the capital of the bike, by a whole industry that has them in the centre of attention. That is why it had to be part of the Special Edition of the Volta and thus … Read More

Joni Brandão comes through the fog to win in Torre

The weather was terrible on the last kilometers, but Joni Brandão (Efapel) was not afraid to face the difficult conditions to win in Alto da Torre. However, Efapel’s efforts to lower the gap to Amaro Antunes (W52-FC Porto) were not enough. Today’s stage started in Guarda but the most difficult part was waiting for the riders on the ascent to … Read More