Sport Recife


Sport Club do Recife, (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈspɔɾti ˈklub du ʁeˈsifi]; known as Sport Recife or Sport, is a Brazilian sports club, located in the city of Recife, in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. Founded in 1905, the club currently plays in Série B.

In football, the club has won six CBD/CBF titles, including three national and three regional. Its greatest achievements are winning the 1987 Brazilian Championship and 2008 Copa do Brasil. In addition to professional football, the club also participates in women's football and Olympic sports, such as rowing, swimming, hockey, basketball, futsal, volleyball, table tennis, taekwondo, judo and athletics.

Their historical rival is Santa Cruz, and they both dispute the Clássico das Multidões. The derby against Náutico is called the Clássico dos Clássicos, while the derby with América is called the Clássico dos Campeões.