Yarisley Silva earns Cuba’s First Medal in Athletics World Championship Yarisley Silva gave Cuba its first medal at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, in England. Silva, Beijing 2015 world monarch, finished third in the women´s pole vault event tied with Venezuelan Robeilys Peinado, both with record of 4.65 meters. With that result, she got her third medal […] Continue reading
Local Yarisley Silva won the bronze medal at the Athletics World Championship underway in London.
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
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
The confirmation that Cuban hammer thrower Yipsi Moreno will receive the Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medal is one of the nice news reported by Cuban athletics in 2016.
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Havana.- Cuban sports will need to make significant effort in the new cycle which will culminate in Tokyo 2020, according to Alberto Juantorena the double Olympic champion in the 400 and 800 meters in Montreal 1976.
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Jamaicans Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson were chosen as the male and female 2016 North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Athletes of the Year, on November 18, as reported by NACAC President Víctor Ló... Continue reading
The North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) made the anouncement on November 18th, as reported by the president of the association, Victor López in Havana Jamaicans Usain Bolt and Elaine Thompson were chosen as the male and female 2016 North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) Athletes of the Year, […] Continue reading
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt appears again among the three finalists in the men’s category Athlete of the Year of the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) With this nomination, Bolt could arrive at his sixth recognition of this type, after the one received in the years 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013, and surpass the American Ashton […] Continue reading
Yunidis Castillo was just centimetres short of the gold in the long jump with a leap of 5.59 meters, but lost out following New Zealand’s Anna Grimaldi’s amazing jump of 5.62m on the last attempt to complete a thrilling final on the firs... Continue reading
With shot of 62.80 meters, Cuban discus thrower Denia Caballero won the bronze medal in the penultimate stop of the Athletics Diamond League, based in the Swiss city of Zurich.
Rio de Janeiro.- Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt stressed in an interview with French newspaper Le Parisien that the sport of athletics needs him to win in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
The Olympic champion said he knows that athletics needs him ... Continue reading
1 512 contestants from 157 countries have confirmed so far their presence in the World Junior Athletics Championship starting on Tuesday in Bydgoszcz, Poland, including 14 Cubans.