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Cuba to Host Top-Level Competitions in 2019

Cuba will host 12 top-level international competitions in 2019, with a highlight for the Capablanca In Memoriam chess tournament, which will celebrate its 54th edition According to Granma daily, the traditional Capablanca in Memoriam —remembering the best Cuban chess player of all times— will be held from May 8 to 20 in Havana, but there … Continue reading

Cuban Boxers Seek to Reach the 8th WSB Finals

According to the Cuban National Boxing Federation President, Alberto Puig,  the World Series is of vital importance for the Cuban athletes The Domadores (Tamers) of Cuba is now working to get included in the finals of the 8th World Series of Boxing (WSB), said Cuban National Boxing Federation President Alberto Puig Tuesday. ‘The priority will … Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Yosbany Veitía among Cuba’s Best Athletes

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

Cuban Official is New Chairman of WSB Commission

This appointment is a recognition to Cuba, the Cuban Boxing Federation, and to the National Boxing School 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 […] Continue reading

Cuba Reveals Complete List of Fighters for 7th WSB

Sancti Spiritus will be represented in the competition by team members Jorge Griñán (49kg), Yosbany Veitía (52kg), and Dariesky Palmero (60kg) The franchise Domadores de Cuba (Cuba Tamers) let know the complete list of the Cuban fighters to represent the Caribbean island in the 7th World Series of Boxing (WSB), a list in which three […] Continue reading

Domadores de Cuba Still Undefeated in WSB

The Domadores (Wranglers) of Cuba kept their pace, and defeated Russia in the fifth stage of the 2015 World Series of Boxing, 4 points against 1, in the match in Pool A Friday. Flyweight fighter Yosvany Veitia (Cuba) opened the winning path and defeated rookie Ovik Ogannisian 3-0 with a precise punch and better technique. […] Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Veitia to Remain Unbeaten in WSB

The 52 kg boxer from the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus will face host Atlas Lions of Morocco to try to get another win in WSB Domadores de Cuba occupies four individual leadership that increase its role in World Series of Boxing, where there is undefeated in the qualifying group A. His avant-garde are […] Continue reading

Cuba Domadores Undefeated in World Series of Boxing

World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV Champions Cuba Domadores have maintained their flawless start to Season V with a 4-1 home victory over British Lionhearts in Havana. The Domadores have tasted success in all six of their fixtures this season, while the Lionhearts have now lost all four of their away WSB matches. Cuban […] Continue reading

WSB: Cuba Domadores to Continue Winning Streak vs. British Lionhearts

Cuba Domadores have been the most dominant Franchise in Season V of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) with the defending Champions holding a 24-1 record so far in this campaign. Their opponents this week are British Lionhearts, who have won both of their home matches in the competition, but have lost all three of […] Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Athletes Outstanding in Veracruz (+photos)

Sancti Spiritus 19-athletes delegation which attended the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, held in Veracruz, Mexico, had an significant performance.  Eighteen of them got at least one medal, while thirteen won the title in their respective competitions. Thus, the local sport team was awarded a total of 18 gold, 4 silver, and 5 bronze […] Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Veitia Opened Victory Path for Cuba at WSB

Yosbany Veitia remains placed top of the ranking at his division, with seven wins, no losses and 1025 points. Two of the greatest boxing nations in the world created Magic in Moscow, with five engrossing fights completing the first leg of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season IV semi-finals. Russian Boxing Team were at […] Continue reading

Cuba to Face Russia in WSB Semi-Finals (+photos)

The Cubans advance to the WSB semi-finals to face the Russian Boxing Team, which defeated the Ukraine Otamans in the quarter-finals. Compared to their 5-0 victory last week in Havana, the Cuba Domadores had a slightly more complicated night at Rockingham Park in Salem, New Hampshire. With a 8-2 score on aggregate, they join the […] Continue reading

WSB: Cuba-United States Match Postponed

The first match in the quarter-finals of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) between the Wranglers of Cuba and the USA Knockouts team has been postponed to April 11, U.S. organizers said today. The match, which was scheduled for this Friday at the Hard Rock Café and Casino in Hollywood, Florida, in the city of [...] Continue reading

Boxing: Sancti Spiritus Tamer to Face USA Knockout

The boxer from the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus, Yosbany Veitia,  is included in the list traveling to USA for the quarter-finals of the 4th World Series of Boxing (WSB). Domadores de Cuba (Cuba’s Tamers) unveiled the list of the pugilists traveling to the United States to face the USA Knockout team in the [...] Continue reading
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