Havana.- After winning 11-3 the game suspended by rain on Sunday, Granma appears ahead 2-1 over Matanzas in one of the semifinal playoffs of the 56th Cuban National Baseball Series.
Thus, the team coached by the experienced Carlos Martí advanced another step in search of the grand final, stage they would reach for the first time, as their best historical result was achieved in the season 1988-89 when they won the bronze medal.
Havana.- Cuban Alejandro Valdés was instrumental in the 13-9 win of the SVG Weingarten over the KSV Ispringen in the final of the German Wrestling Bundesliga tournament.
Havana.- The possibility of fighting again for the crown of Cuban baseball for the third consecutive time is increasingly close to Ciego de Ávila after beating 9-6 Villa Clara in their second postseason game.
This was the second win of the current champions; they won 10-4 on Wednesday, which puts them in an advantageous position before travelling to Augusto César Sandino Park, where, from Saturday, they will face Villa Clara thrice if necessary.
Havana.- Undefeated in 15 outings, Cuban Alejandro Valdés will be in the grand final of the German Wrestling Bundesliga, tournament in which he competes as member of the SVG Weingarten.
Four teams, the survivors after a long 90-game season, are vying for the ultimate title of Cuba’s national sport: that of the 56th edition of the National Baseball Series. Twelve squads failed to make the cut, including historic teams such as Industriales and Pinar del Río.Continue reading
Havana.- Matanzas finished on fire the qualifying stage of the 56th Cuban National Baseball Series when sweeping Ciego de Ávila, achieving thus its 70th win of the season, record for competitions of 90 games.
The Crocodiles added their ninth consecutive win when beating 4-3 the current domestic monarchs, who totaled 56 wins and 34 losses.
Havana.- Losing in his last outing cost to Cuban Leinier Domínguez finishing 10th in the rapid-game event of the 2016 FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship taking place in Doha, Qatar, which super-fast event (blitz) starts today.
Havana.- Cuban Leinier Domínguez totals seven units from possible 10 and ranks tenth in the 2016 FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship taking place in Doha, Qatar.
In the second day of the first of these modalities (15-minute games), Dominguez beat Belarusian Sergei Zhigalgo, Azeri Rauf Mamedov and Chinese Chao Li, drew with Vietnamese Troung Son Nsuyeb Ngoc but lost to the undefeated Ukrainian Anton Korobov.