FIFA’s ethics committee temporarily suspended the president of the Brazilian Football Federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for violating the rules of that sporting body, that international federation announced. The provisional suspension, for 90 days, prevents him from exercising any function in relation to football, both in the national and international level, and that comes into … Continue reading
Cuban baseball selected outfielder Alfredo Despaigne -a Cuban player who oustood in the Japanese professional leagues- as the Best Player of the Year 2017, in a list of Cuban baseball players. Alfredo Despaigne, nicknamed ‘The Horse’ in the national and international baseball events in which Cuba has participated in years, became a member of … Continue reading
Wednesday afternoon, the leader Las Tunas knocked out 10-0 Artemisa, thus becoming the first team qualified to postseason. The winning side batted 18 hits and six members of its line-up had a multi-hit game, with highlight to LF Jorge Yhonson, who hit 4 for 4, with 3 runs scored and one run batted in. Lefty Yudiel Rodriguez pitched … Continue reading
Official Gazette No.58 published December 13, a series of regulations to give continuity to the process underway to build a more organized, efficient, and effective state enterprise system, and provide enterprises more autonomy.
Russia’s national postal service ‘Pochta Rossi’ has begun delivering the first 2018 FIFA World Cup FAN IDs, which will provide access to stadiums and grant visa-free entry to Russia for international guests Russian fans who have been issued FAN IDs to attend matches at the 2018 World Cup, which will be staged in Russia for … Continue reading
The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) has unanimously voted in favor of Russian athletes participating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games under a neutral flag The decision was announced at a meeting on Tuesday, during which prominent Russian athletes, coaches and ROC members discussed the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) proposal to allow Russians to perform under … Continue reading
Pole vaulter Yarisley Silva and boxer Julio Cesar La Cruz were voted as the best athletes of Cuba in 2017, it was announced at a ceremony held at the Coliseum of the Sports City.
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
Taymara Oropesa, the best Cuban badminton player of the moment and native from the province of Holguin, was chosen for the first time Athlete of the Year in individual sports of the eastern territory.
Despite the International Olympic Committee’s decision, the door has been left open for Russians to compete as an “Olympic Athlete of Russia”, as long as they satisfy strict conditions Russia has been barred from participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics after the International Olympic Committee found evidence of what it described as “unprecedented systematic manipulation” … Continue reading
Multiple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt has described the unveiling of his statue in front of the National Stadium in the Jamaican capital of Kingston as one of the greatest moments of his career. The statue, commissioned by the Jamaican government and revealed by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, stands in front of the place … Continue reading
On occasion of the first anniversary of Fidel Castro’s passing, the Coordinator Group of Solidarity with Cuba in Santiago de Chile organized a soccer match A soccer match and a letter to Donald Trump through the U.S. Embassy in Chile, were some of the initiatives launched by groups of friendship with Cuba in Chile. As … Continue reading
Los civiles muertos en el ataque terrorista de la víspera contra la mezquita Al Rawdah, entre la localidad egipcia de Bir Al Abed y la ciudad de El Arish, en el norte de Sinaí, suman 305, entre ellos 27 niños. Continue reading
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
Holguín province will host the Boxing Cup Revolución in the Henry Garcia indoor hall from 15th to the 18th November, which will serve as training for the "Playa Girón" boxing tournament, with headquarters in Sancti Spíritus, from December 14 to 20. Continue reading
The 7th International Convention on Physical Activity and Sports (AFIDE) will be held from November 20th to the 24th The 7th International Convention on Physical Activity and Sports (AFIDE) scheduled from November 20th to the 24th at Havana’s Convention Center will have the participation of 423 foreign representatives from 35 countries and 300 Cubans. The […] Continue reading
The Cuban Fund of Cultural Assets in Pinar del Rio will represent the province in the 21st Havana International Craftwork Fair to take place in Havane from December 5-17. This time the event is dedicated to the province of Santiago de Cuba and to glass... Continue reading
Cuban Alberto Puig de la Barca, member of the AIBA Executive Committee and head of the Cuban Boxing Federation (FCB by its Spanish acronym), was appointed chairman of the Commission of the World Series of Boxing (WSB), which eighth edition will begin n... Continue reading