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2019 World Club Challenge

The 2019 Betfred World Club Challenge was the 27th staging of the World Club Challenge. It was played on 17 February 2019, featured Super League champions Wigan Warriors, NRL winners Sydney Roosters; this was the second time these two teams had met in the World Club Challenge, with Sydney claiming a 36–14 victory in 2014. Wigan were aiming to extend their record winning total to five wins, whilst Sydney were aiming to equal Wigan's record with their fourth win, as well as keeping their 100% record in the World Club Challenge intact. Sydney won the match 20–8, thus equalling Wigan's record of 4 wins, maintaining their 100% record of never losing a world club challenge. After becoming the first team to win every game in the Super 8s, Wigan finished Super League XXIII's regular season in 2nd place, they went on to beat Castleford Tigers 14–0 in the semi-final, defeated 4th-placed Warrington Wolves, 12–4, in the Grand Final. The Roosters won the minor premiership, they went undefeated through the finals series to claim the 2018 Premiership with a 21–6 win in the 2018 NRL Grand Final over the Melbourne Storm

W52–FC Porto

W52–FC Porto is a professional road bicycle racing team, which participates in UCI Continental Circuits races. Run by the União Ciclista de Sobrado based in Sobrado, Portugal, its title sponsors are clothing brand W52, sports club FC Porto. Founded in 2004, the team spent the first eight years competing at youth level until it was registered as a UCI Continental team in 2013, under the commercial designation of OFM–Quinta da Lixa–Goldentimes; that year, the team competed for the first time in the Volta a Portugal, where it won three stages and, through Alejandro Marque, the general classification. The team won the general classification in the following five editions – through Gustavo César, Rui Vinhas and Raúl Alarcón – and added victories in the team classification; as of 26 February 2020. Official website