Category Archives: Sports

Madeira Islands Golf

levadeiro/ April 6, 2011/ Golf, Madeira Islands, PortoSanto, Sports, Uncategorized

The Madeira Islands with their eternal spring are the perfect golf destination all year round. Two different islands, three magnificent golf courses and a wide range of accommodation, leisure and wellness for all golfers. Their golfing tradition goes back to 1937, when three British men, Miles, Leacock and Blandy, built the first nine-hole course. In Madeira you have two courses

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Madeira Paragliding

levadeiro/ March 18, 2008/ Madeira, Paragliding, Sports, Uncategorized, Video

Lot of people will say that Madeira it’s mainly for older people. When I walk through the streets of Funchal or the park Santa Catherina I do see a lot of elderly tourists rambling around. So I understand why people say that Madeira is for seniors …… BUT … the thing is that those who believe this … they do

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Transat 6.50 is halfway to Madeira

levadeiro/ September 22, 2007/ Funchal, Sports, Uncategorized

Click on the image or here to follow the Transat 6.50 race that is taking place now (dato 22-09-2007) and now halfway to Madeira Island. After thirty years that the race was created, the 16th edition of the Transat 6.50 is still one of the star races in the world. An approach that allows amateurs and those with low budget

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The Times – Christiano Ronaldo

levadeiro/ May 18, 2007/ Madeira, People, Sports, Uncategorized

Alberto João Jardim was reelected as president of Madeira 12 days ago and one of his first decisions was to have Cristiano Ronaldo’s former house knocked down. Three days into his new term of office, a digger duly arrived and flattened it. “Maybe they will build a statue there,” Hugo, Ronaldo’s elder brother, said, sarcasm ringing in his voice. But

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Cristiano Ronaldo

levadeiro/ April 14, 2007/ Madeira, People, Sports, Uncategorized

Cristiano Ronaldo from the Madeira Island … seeks to be the best of the best (ever) in the world of soccer / football. “Cristiano at 22 has definitely got to the level of the best player in the world. Thereafter it will be up to the people and coaches around the world to decide if he is as good as

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Carros de Madeira

levadeiro/ April 9, 2007/ Attractions, Driving, Folklore, Island, Life, Madeira, People, Sports, Uncategorized

These last Friday the people of Camacha were witness of hazardous speed limits breaking race. It was the 3rd edition of the Carros de Madeira race. Reckless race drivers risked their lives on the streets of Camacha …. were hundred populace watched with fear in their hearts these phenomenon’s of the road passing by as greased lighting. And making it

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Regatta Les Sables РMad̬re

levadeiro/ April 5, 2007/ Island, Madeira, Regatta, Sea, Sports, Travel, Uncategorized

17th June – 5th July 2007 the first edition of the French regatta “Les Sables-Madere-Les Sables” will take place. Class 40 sailboats will travel through the Atlantic highway to finish their first leg at the marina of Quinta do Lorde. This marina is located on the extreme east side of the island, 4 km from the fishing village of Caniçal,

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