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Frederich Cepeda: From Japan to Colombia, and from Colombia to the OR

Outstanding baseball player Frederich Cepeda had to return from Colombia in order to undergo surgery on his right knee   Sancti Spiritus outstanding baseball player Frederich Cepeda underwent surgery on his right knee at Havana’s Frank País Orthodepic Complex. In a telephone interview with Escambray he said he was feeling well after the surgery received […] Continue reading

Cold, Calculating, Germany Commands World Cup

Not even the bitterest fans of the mighty Mannschaft could imagine what happened. Epithets are extra and neither is good for the Brazilian team humiliated while Germany celebrates with sobriety after the cold and calculating master stroke at the World Cup. It does not talk about anything else on successive days that the humiliating wide […] Continue reading

FIFA Considers Brazil-2014 the Best Cup in History

Jerome Valcke says that FIFA World Cup Brazil-2014 is turning out to be the best ever FIFA’s Secretary General, Jerome Valcke, said that the FIFA World Cup Brazil-2014 is turning out to be the best ever. No doubt it is the best World Cup in terms of soccer. It is a fantastic Cup, Valcke told […] Continue reading

Real Madrid Focuses on Latin American Talent

Real Madrid is preparing an offensive to reinforce its team for the next season Spanish Club Real Madrid is preparing an offensive to reinforce its team for the next season based on the brilliant Latin American talent at the FIFA World Cup Brazil-2014, a number of media in Madrid are stressing. According to the TV […] Continue reading

Messi fires Argentina, Nigeria also Progress

Messi scored twice to inspire Argentina to a thrilling 3-2 win over Nigeria Lionel Messi scored twice to inspire Argentina to a thrilling 3-2 win over Nigeria on Wednesday which clinched top spot in World Cup Group F and sent home an army of Sky Blue supporters with smiles on their faces. The few Nigerian […] Continue reading

James Rodriguez Made Colombia Goes the Distance in Group C

Colombia went the distance in Group C and received a certified passport to the final stage   Thanks to the magic of James Rodriguez, Colombia went the distance in Group C of the FIFA World Cup and received a certified passport to the final stage, although it will play Uruguay, a rival with plenty of […] Continue reading

Costa Rica Draw with England to Top Group D

Costa Rica marched into the second round of the World Cup. Costa Rica marched into the second round of the World Cup proudly top of a Group D containing three former winners after a 0-0 draw with already-eliminated England on Tuesday. The ‘Ticos’, assured of progress before kickoff, comfortably held their own against an England […] Continue reading

Holland Leads Group B at the 2014 Soccer World Cup

The Tulips added three points that placed them ahead in Group B.  Netherlands beat Chile 2-0 in the game that defined the Group B leader B in the World Cup in Brazil, while Spain saved its honor with its 3-0 victory over Australia. The Tulips, three times world runner-up, added three points that placed them […] Continue reading

Neymar, Top Goal Scorer at the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014

The first of the two goals scored by the FC Barcelona crack was the 100th in the 2014 World Cup. With two luxury goals, striker Neymar led Brazil victory 4-1 over Cameroon and climbed to the first position of the top scorers list of the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014. The first of the two […] Continue reading

Brazil Heads Group A at FIFA World Cup and Strengthens its Candidacy

With the victory, Brazilian team scored seven points in the qualifications. Brazil defeated 4-1 Cameroon and finally leads Group A at the Soccer World Cup, although Mexico disputed it that privilege until the last minute. With the victory, Brazilian team scored seven points in the qualifications, equaling Mexico, but the balance of goals favored the […] Continue reading

Chile Second in Group B after Losing to Holland, Spain Says Good Bye

The South American team pushed more for the victory and had a greater control of the ball. Chile was now placed in the second position of Group B of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, after losing 0-2 to the current universal runner-up, Holland (The Netherlands). The South American team pushed more for the victory […] Continue reading

Frederich Cepeda to Face the Public Pitching

Frederich Cepeda will exchange with Escambray users next Tuesday, May 6th. Before leaving for Japan, where he will play with the Yomiuri Giants for six months, the outstanding Sancti Spiritus outfielder Frederich Cepeda will give an online interview next Tuesday, May 6th, at Escambray journal headquarters. Due to the great deal of interest arisen by […] Continue reading

Cepeda on the NPB: I have a lot of Expectations

The Cuban outfielder signed a contract with the Yomiuri Giants, from May to November. At home, in Sancti Spiritus, Frederich Cepeda Cruz readies for departing, shortly, to Japan, where he will wear the professional uniform as the first active Cuban player to participate in the Nippon Baseball (NPB). With the same patience he uses to […] Continue reading

London 2012 Olympics Closed with Spectacular Ceremony

The London 2012 Olympics have ended with a spectacular musical closing ceremony and the official handover to the next host city, Rio de Janeiro. The three-hour show featured some of the biggest names of British pop from decades past, including the Spice Girls, George Michael and Elbow. Games chief Lord Coe said: “When our time [...] Continue reading

London 2012: Cuba, 15th Place in the Medal Standings

The Cuban delegation was placed 15th in the medal standings by country of the 2012 London Olympics. The athletes from the island, totalling 110, got 14 medals in the big event: 5 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze. Cuban titles went to shooter Leuris Pupo, judo athlete Idalys Ortiz, Greco wrestler Mijain Lopez, and boxers [...] Continue reading

Olympic Boxing: Cuban Alvarez Left with Bronze

In a moved semifinal, with more than enough exchanges and effective blows, Cuban boxer  Lazaro Alvarez lost 19-14 to Irish John Kevin and could not access the title dispute in the 56 kg division, in the 2012 London Olympics. The current world champion could not do much before the European, aged 23, because every time [...] Continue reading

London 2012: Leonel was Baptized in Night of Stars

Cuban decathlete Leonel Suarez climbed the podium again in London 2012, in a night where Bolt became the first athlete in history to get to renew his Olympic titles in 100 and 200 meters, and the Kenyan David Rudisha led the best 800-meter race in history. After disappointment of Dayron Robles Wednesday’s sudden injury in [...] Continue reading

Cuban Wrestler Defends Title in London Olympics

Mijain Lopez remained the Olympic champion in men’s 120-kg of the Greco-Roman wrestling after beating Estonian Heiki Nabi for the gold medal in London. Thus, Cuba climbed to the 13th place in the medals standings by country with 3 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze. It was all matter of time. Mijain defended his Olympic [...] Continue reading
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