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Stories with place: Lisbon
  • Yields fall sharply in Portuguese debt auction 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 8:25 am
  • LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's chances of ending its three-year bailout program without requiring more help have increased after interest rates fell steeply in a 10-year bond auction Wednesday.

  • Juventus seeks 1st European title since scandal 
    Updated: Apr-23-14 1:25 am
  • ROME - When Juventus visits Benfica in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals Thursday, it will mark the first appearance for the once dominant Turin club in the final four of a European competition since finishing runner-up in the 2003 Champions League.

  • Benfica clinches 33rd Portuguese league title 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 3:57 pm
  • LISBON, Portugal - Benfica clinched its 33rd Portuguese league title by beating bottom side Olhanense 2-0 after two goals by Lima on Sunday, bringing an end to FC Porto's three-year run at the top.

  • 5 Portugal players to watch at the World Cup 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:49 am
  • LISBON, Portugal - Portugal has long been admired for producing talented players, and their flair has earned them the tag of "the Brazilians of Europe."

  • Bento's feisty, no-nonsense manner guides Portugal 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:48 am
  • LISBON, Portugal - When Paulo Bento was hired to salvage Portugal's calamitous qualifying campaign for the 2012 European Championship, he had only four years of experience as a top-flight coach and had quit Sporting Lisbon after failing to win a league match in two months.