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Ottawa Champions Sweep Cuba in Can-Am Baseball League

The Ottawa Champions easily beat 14-6 Cuba in the Canadian American (Can-Am) Independent Baseball League The winning side batted 14 hits against five Cuban pitchers, including a home run by Tyler Nordgren, while Cubans also had a good offensive performance (17 hits), but made six costly errors, as well as being unproductive with runners on […] Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Graduates New Sports Teachers

Nearly fifty Physical Education teachers graduated this week in the sport school of Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba According to Annelise Carrazana Rodríguez, director of the institution, said that these sport teachers will contribute to face the exodus of sports technicians. For the next school year, a hundred students are expected to join the regular course […] 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

Cuba Announces Roster to Can-Am Baseball League

This is the second time that Cuban baseball athletes are participating in the Can-Am League The National Baseball Department announced the roster of the Cuban team that will participate in the next days in the Can-Am League, with actions in cities of Canada and the United States. The 27 players chosen will be managed by […] 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

Sancti Spiritus’s Serguei Torres to Compete in Canoe Sprint World Cup

The Cuban athletes will compete in the men’s C-2 1000 meters, event in which they ranked sixth in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games Two of the best Cuban canoeists, Serguei Torres and Fernando Dayan Jorge, will attend the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup I, to take place from May 19 to 21 […] Continue reading

Havana’s Malecon Venue of New Regatta Show

Children from Cuban Nautical Sports Academies will be participating in the regatta event, together with those coming from the United States, Argentina and Holland Around 200 yachts will take part in the regatta to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Hemingway International Nautical Club of Cuba (CNIH) on May 19, along three nautical miles off […] Continue reading

Cuban Baseball Players Hired in Canada

Nine Cuban baseball players have signed to play with Can-Am and Intercounty baseball teams A total of 13 Cuban ballplayers have been placed in foreign baseball leagues, following the recent signing of nine players with Can-Am and Intercounty baseball teams. The official signing took place at the Latinoamericano Ballpark in Havana, with the presence of […] 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

LatAm Athletes Attend Panama Special Olympics

The event brings together more than 800 athletes and coaches from 21 countries, including Cuba The 3rd Latin American Special Olympics Games, which today brings together more than 800 athletes and coaches from 21 countries stands out for the determination, skill, dedication, but above all, inclusion. Until April 28, the Flame of Hope will burn, […] Continue reading

Cuban Baseball Players to Play in Can-Am League

The news was announced during a press conference held at Havana’s Latinoamericano stadium with the participation of the manager of Les Capitales de Quebec Yurisbel Gracial, Lázaro Blanco, Miguel Lahera, Alexander Ayala, Julio Pablo Martínez and Yordan Manduley will join the ranks of teams from the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball (Can-Am) League, which […] Continue reading

Cuba-United States Baseball Tournament Next July

Cuba and the United States will face each other in the traditional bilateral baseball tournament, founded in 1987, this July 2-7 According to various media outlets on the island, this time the event will be held in South Carolina and will be co-hosted by the U.S. baseball clubs Charlotte Knights and Durham Bulls. This annual […] Continue reading

America Celebrates First World Baseball Classic Win

The United States broke through to win their first World Baseball Classic title with an emphatic 8-0 victory over Puerto Rico in Los Angeles on Wednesday   Puerto Rico came in with a spotless 7-0 record in the 16-team tournament but the Americans (6-2) were not to be denied and the losers finished runners-up for […] Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Archers Seek to Stay on Top

Sancti Spiritus will host from this Thursday to next Saturday the Elite Archery Tournament, where the best archers of the national team as well as athletes from 10 provinces will participate. It is worth mentioning the presence in the competition of Cuba’s three best archers of the moment, led by local athlete Adrián Puentes, who […] Continue reading

Cuba Loses to Netherlands, Out of WBC

The Netherlands knocked out 14-1 Cuba, which ended thus its performance in the 4th World Baseball Classic (WBC) The European team deployed an overwhelming offensive of 13 hits, including 4 homeruns, and also had an outstanding performance of its starting pitcher, lefty Diegomar Markwell, who allowed only one run and 4 hits in six innings. […] Continue reading

Cuba Qualifies for Second Round in WBC

Alfredo Despaigne sent a 91mph pitch from left hander Lachlan Wells into the stands behind left field in the Tokyo Dome, catapulting Cuba into the second round of the World Baseball Classic, batting in four runs to ensure the 4-3 victory. If  Despaigne made the big play, pitcher Miguel Lahera certified the win delivering two […] Continue reading

WBC: Cuba Defeats China and Gest First Win (+photos)

With a 1-1 record through two games and only a game against Australia remaining, the Cubans kept alive their chances of advancing to the tournament’s second round An opening loss to Japan put Cuba under pressure in the World Baseball Classic, and three innings of frustration against China and Bruce Chen only made things worse. […] Continue reading

US Major League Baseball Holds Negotiations with Cuba

US Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed in Tokyo that negotiations between his organization and Cuba are underway There is a dialogue of mutual interest that continues. The main topics are the free circulation of Cuban players to the Major Leagues and the possibility that they return to their country out of season, Manfred […] Continue reading
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