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Cuba Announces Team to Attend Youth Olympic Games

Triple jumper Jordan Diaz, world U18 (2017) and U20 (2018) champion, will be Cuba’s leading ace in athletics at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina After being one of the most followed stars in the junior contest of Tampere, Finland, just a few weeks ago, Diaz intends to add another title … Continue reading

Ocho peloteros cubanos rubricarán este sábado contratos para jugar en Italia

Algunos de los atletas ya han tenido experiencia en ese circuito y otros seguro deslumbrarán por sus potencialidades, como es el caso del joven lanzador zurdo Ulfrido García, quien vestirá el uniforme del Parma Baseball A.S.D, junto con Erly Casanova y Frank Camilo Morejón

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Cuban Athletes Head to World Indoor Athletics Championship

The championship will be held March 1-4 in Birmingham, Great Britain, where 632 competitors will be participating Cuban pole vault star, Yarisley Silva and a group of 8 athletes will participate in the 17th World Indoor Athletics Championship to be held from March 1st to the 4th in Birmingham, Britain. Together with 2012 London Olympic … Continue reading

Yarisley Silva: Cuba’s First Medal at IAAF World Championship

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

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, 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

Summary of Cuban Athletics in 2016

Yipsi Moreno will receive the Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medalHavana.- The confirmation that hammer thrower Yipsi Moreno will receive the Beijing 2008 Olympic gold medal is one of the nice news reported by Cuban athletics in 2016.

After the doping of Belarusian Aksana Miankova, Moreno will be proclaimed Olympic champion in the women´s hammer throw event, so Cuba will add its 78th gold medal in Olympics.

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Bolt and Thompson, NACAC’s Best Athletes of the Year

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

Athletics: Lescay’s 43.6 Seconds in the 4×400

Lescay (center) turned in an outstanding time in the last stretch of the 4X400 relay in Río de Janeiro. Among the successes of Cuban athletics in the Río de Janeiro Summer Games, some of the least noted are the individual performances of the 4x400m men's relay team members.

The team's unquestionable accomplishment was given its rightful place - a 2:59.53 time, equivalent to 1,199 points on the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) scoring charts.

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Bolt Gets Nomination to IAAF Athlete of the Year

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

Cuban Sprinter Omara Durand Sets Paralympic Record

Durand, with her guide Yunior Kindelan, scored time of 11.58 seconds in the first qualifying roundHavana.- Cuban sprinter Omara Durand set a Paralympic record in the women´s T12 100m in the qualifying heats of the athletics tournament corresponding to the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Paralympic Games.

According to the official site of the contest, Durand, with her guide Yunior Kindelan, scored time of 11.58 seconds in the first qualifying round, and thus she advanced to the semifinals to take place tomorrow.

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