Sporting CP (cycling team)

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Sporting Clube de Portugal
Team information
RegisteredPortugal
Founded1911 (1911)
Disbanded2010
DisciplineRoad
Team name history
1911–1962
1963–1974
1975
1984–1986
1987
2009–2010
Sporting
Sporting–Gazcidla
Sporting–Sottomayor
Sporting–Raposeira
Sporting–Vitalis
Sporting
Team colours Team colours Team colours
Jersey

Sporting Clube de Portugal was a Portuguese professional cycling team that existed from 1911 to 2010.[1] It was part of the Sporting Clube de Portugal sports club based in Lisbon. It participated in the 1978 and 1984 editions of the Tour de France,[2][3] with Paulo Ferreira's victory in the fifth stage in 1984 the team's sole win of the race.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Accès équipes Sporting" (in French). Mémoire du cyclisme. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  2. ^ "The history of the Tour de France – Year 1975 – The starters". Tour de France. Amaury Sport Organisation. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  3. ^ "The history of the Tour de France – Year 1984 – The starters". Tour de France. Amaury Sport Organisation. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  4. ^ "The history of the Tour de France – Year 1984 – The stage winners". Tour de France. Amaury Sport Organisation. Retrieved 3 March 2017.