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Cuban Arlenis Sierra Competes in Costa Rica Tour

Sierra was the winner of the prologue of the Tour, run on 1.5 kilometers, previous to the first official stage Cuban female cyclist Arlenis Sierra will depart from the starting line with the pink shirt as the leader of the 17th Female Tour to Costa Rica in its 2017 edition, after winning the prologue of […] Continue reading

Cuba Wins Gold and Silver at IAAF World U18 Championships

Cuban long jumpers Maikel Vidal and Lester Lescay won gold and silver medals at the IAAF World U18 Championships, based in Nairobi, Kenya Vidal became champion when reaching 7.88 meters, thus setting the season best record, and was escorted by his countryman Lester Lescay, who scored his personal best with 7.79m, and Romanian Andreas Bucsa […] Continue reading

Cuba Marks Nelson Mandela International Day

Cuba will be commemorating this date with a mini-marathon to be attended by over 300 runners from several countries The 4th International Mandela Day Mini-Marathon was officially announced by Patrick Rankhumice, charge d’affaires of the South African Embassy in Havana and Carlos Gattorno, Marabana President. ‘For us it is vital to celebrate once again this […] Continue reading

Cuba’s Got Unbreakable Baseball Records

The structure of baseball has undergone many changes in Cuba, yet there are several records that deserve to be mentioned Discussing about baseball records anywhere in the world is always a passionate conversation because, among other factors, among all the sports that exist, it’s the one with the most records. Practically everything can be measured, […] Continue reading

Cuban Sports President Welcomes U21 Volleyball Team

The Cuban team that won the silver medal in the Men’s U21 World Volleyball Championship held in the Czech Republic Antonio Becali, president of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER by its Spanish acronym), received the Cuban team that won the silver medal in the Men’s U21 World Volleyball Championship held […] 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

Cuban Yunier Pérez Challenged Usain Bolt in Golden Spike Meeting

Yunier Perez finished second after Jamaican Usain Bolt, the best athlete of all time in this event, who beat him by only 0.03 thousandths Cuban Yunier Perez had an amazing performance when finishing second in the men’s 100 meters event in the Golden Spike meeting, in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Perez clocked 10.06 seconds and was […] Continue reading

Cuba Leads IberoAm Shooting Tournament in El Salvador

Sancti Spiritus Eglys Cruz is the leader among the Cuban athletes, winning the individual 50-meter at three positions, with record of 446.9 points Cuba is leading the 5th Ibero American Shooting Championship ending Tuesday in El Salvador, with 8 gold medals, 9 silver and 3 bronze, followed by Guatemala (3-4-10) and Portugal (3-1-0). The fourth […] Continue reading

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
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