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368 Cuban Athletes Qualified to Barranquilla 2018

Cuba adds 368 athletes qualified for the upcoming Central American and Caribbean Games, to be played from July 19 to August 3, 2018 in the Colombian city of Barranquilla According to the sports website Jit, José Antonio Miranda, director of high performance of the Cuban Sports Institute (INDER), said that this figure was updated with … Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Yosbany Veitía among Cuba’s Best Athletes

Sancti Spiritus boxer Yosbany Veitía was selected as one of Cuba’s top ten athletes of 2017 due to his gold medal at the Hamburg AIBA World Boxing Championships. In an interview with Escambray, Veitía had expressed: “Every tournament is a unique experience. With this result people look at me differently, referees, judges, opponents … At … Continue reading

Cuban Athletes Win Marabana Marathon Race

Henry Jaen, who scored time of 2 hours, 28 minutes and 42 seconds, was the first to cross the fibisging line Cuban Henry Jaen won for the fifth time, second in a row, the marathon event of the Marabana Marathon Race, while his countryman Richer Perez became champion for 7th consecutive year of the half […] Continue reading

Emblematic Cuban Baseball Park to Have New Samsung Electronic Board

The installation of a modern electronic board donated by the South Korean company Samsung will be one of key actions that take place today in the emblematic Latinoamericano Baseball Stadium in this capital. For several months now, the historic ballpark, founded in 1946, has been under numerous repairs, including the roof, interiors and grass, to […] Continue reading

Cuba Best in AIBA World Boxing Championships

Sancti Spiritus outstanding boxer Yosbany Veitía won one of the five titles achieved by the Cuban team in Hamburg Cuban boxers ruled the ring at the 19th World Championships, grabbing five gold and two silver medals to finish on top for the second successive time. The local press described the Cubans as the South America’s […] Continue reading

Carrero and 4×100 Relay Registered Season Best Mark in London

Sancti Spiritus runner Yasniel Carrero ended 6th along with his teammates in the second heat of the 4×100 relay with a 39.01 season best mark at IAAF World Championships Carrero was officially included in the list that represented Cuba at IAAF Championships London 2017 last Friday, as part of the last minute adjustments in the Cuban […] Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Carrero to Debut at London 2017 Next August 12

Sancti Spiritus runner Yasniel Carrero will compete in men’s 4×100 meters relay at IAAF World Championships next August 12 Carrero was officially included in the list that represents Cuba at IAAF Championships London 2017 last Friday, as part of the last minute adjustments in the Cuban team, made up of 27 athletes.  The qualifying heats are […] Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Carrero to London World Championships

Sancti Spiritus runner Yasniel Carrero was officially included in the list that represents Cuba at IAAF Championships London 2017 to begin as of this Friday, according to information of Jit website.   Carrero joined the delegation along with Roberto Skyers and Harlyn Pérez, as part of the last minute adjustments in the Cuban team, which […] Continue reading

The Queen of the Ibero-American Shooting Tournament

The 5th Ibero-American Shooting Championship held in El Salvador could not have gone better for Sancti Spiritus athlete Eglys de la Cruz Farfán, the queen of the competition. According to Julio Hernandez, national commissioner of the sport, in addition to the three gold and four silver medals that confirm her as top prize winner in […] Continue reading

Three US Women Swim from Havana to Key West

Part of the money raised for this feat will be dedicated to cancer patients and to support disabled athletes in their Olympic participations Inspired by the love between peoples, U.S. citizens Cynthia Aguilar, Aimee Spector and Karen Figueroa began a trip from Havana to Key West, Florida, swimming on a windsurf board (paddle board). Minutes […] Continue reading

Torres, Gold Winner at Canoe World Cup

Serguei Torres and his partner Fernando Dayán Jorge won the gold and silver medals on Saturday, in the C2 1000 at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 1 in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal. According to the website of the event, Torres and Jorge scored 22:36.920 and 23:14.040 minutes, respectively, followed by local competitor Rui Lacerna (23:40.440).  Czechoslovakian […] Continue reading

Indian Centenarian Athlete Wins Gold at World Masters Games (+photos)

The Indian sprinter clocked one minute 14 seconds, a mere 64.42 seconds off Usain Bolt’s 100m world record set in 2009 101-year-old Man Kaur won the 100 metres sprint at the World Masters Games in Auckland on April 24, the 17th gold medal in the Indian athlete’s remarkable late-blooming career. According to news.asiaone.com, the Indian […] Continue reading

Cuba Loses First Game to Japan in WBC

While it wasn’t a great night for Cuba, 19-year-old right fielder Yoelkis Cespedes made an impressive World Baseball Classic debut Japan manager Hiroki Kokubu was concerned his team would feel nervous in Tuesday night’s World Baseball Classic opener. The nerves went away fast. Japan took an early lead, broke the game open with a five-run […] Continue reading

Clásico Mundial 2017: Cuba anuncia abridor y alineación ante Japón

El mánager de la selección cubana sorprendió con la designación del cienfueguero Noelvis Entenza para el debut ante Japón en el IV Clásico Mundial de Béisbol Lo que sí dejó claro Carlos Martí cuando llegó este domingo por la noche (hora local), al hotel The New Otani, alojamiento en esta ciudad de la selección cubana […] Continue reading

Sancti Spíritus, Best Province in National Cycling Classic

Sancti Spíritus finished in the first place among the Cuban provinces that participated in the National Cycling Classic, which was run between Guantánamo and Havana, and was attended by nearly a hundred cyclists. The previous preparation of the competitors, the collective work and their commitment, were highlighted as the key aspects that led to success, […] Continue reading

Cuba Loses to Venezuela Águilas del Zulia in 2017 Caribbean Series

Granma Alazanes could only score three runs while their amazing pitching and solid defense had poor performances Nothing worked for Granma Alazanes in Saturday game at Culiacan 2017 Caribbean Series vs. Águilas del Zulia. Their amazing pitching and solid defense had poor performances and the offense was reduced to three runs. Cuban starter Fredy Asiel […] Continue reading

Cuban Baseball: Granma for Good Performance in Caribbean Series

The members of Granma Alazanes team promised to fight each game in the coming Caribbean Baseball Series, to be held in Culiacán, Mexico Fourth batter, Alfredo Despaigne, received at the Granma Memorial Cuban flag the team will take to the competition, which will bring together in Culiacan, Mexico, the champions of the Leagues held in […] Continue reading

Granma Alazanes, New Champions of Cuban Baseball

In an epic playoff final to conclude the 56th National Baseball Series, the Granma Sorrels swept two-time champions Ciego de Ávila to win the team’s first title in their 40 year history Rarely is a team with so much determination seen. Granma first defeated heavily favored Matanzas in the semi-finals on that club’s home field, […] Continue reading
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