Category Archives: Sport

Pope Salutes High Jump World Record-Holder Javier Sotomayor

Pope Salutes High Jump World Record-Holder Javier Sotomayor

Pope Salutes High Jump World Record-Holder Javier Sotomayor

Rome, May 3rd – Pope Francis today saluted the former high jumper and world record-holder of that specialty, Javier Sotomayor, at the conclusion of the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter’s Square.

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Cuba: Over 100 fencers to participate in Women´s Epee World Cup

Cuba: Over 100 fencers to participate in Women´s Epee World Cup

Cuba: Over 100 fencers to participate in Women´s Epee World Cup

Cuba, Jan 12 –  141 fencers will attend the stop of the FIE Senior Women´s Epee World Cup to take place at the Havana Sports City Coliseum, from next January 19 to 21. Continue reading

Camagüey´s boxers by the crown of the National Tournament Playa Girón

Camagüey´s boxers by the crown of the National Tournament Playa Girón

Camagüey´s boxers by the crown of the National Tournament Playa Girón

Sancti Spiritus, Dec 20.- headed by global holders Johanys Argilagos and Julio Cesar La Cruz, the Camagüey must be proclaimed today monarch, for the seventh time in a row, in the LVI National Boxing Tournament Playa Giron, with headquarters in the Yara, of this city. Continue reading

Five Cuban judokas to participate in World Master in Russia

Five Cuban judokas to participate in World Master in Russia

Five Cuban judokas to participate in World Master in Russia

Cuba, Dec 15 –  Cuba will compete this weekend with five judokas in the IJF World Master St. Petersburg 2017, in Russia, tournament that will be attended by the best 16 seats in the world ranking in each of the 14 divisions (women and men) and other athletes invited by the organizers. Continue reading

FIG President in Official Visit to Cuba

FIG President in Official Visit to Cuba

FIG President in Official Visit to Cuba

Cuba, Dec 6 – Japanese Morinari Watanabe, president of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG by its French acronym), will tour today centers of scientific interest for Cuban sports. Continue reading

La Cruz and Albornoz, best athletes of the month of November in Camagüey

La Cruz and Albornoz, best athletes of the month of November in Camagüey

La Cruz and Albornoz, best athletes of the month of November in Camagüey

Camagüey, Dic 1st – The Boxer Julio Cesar La Cruz and the chess player Carlos Albornoz were selected as the best athletes in the current November in the province of Camagüey, according to transcended in the usual meeting between the National Institute of Sport and Recreation (INDER) and the sports press of the territory. Continue reading

IFA officials to visit Cuba

IFA officials to visit Cuba

IFA officials to visit Cuba

Cuba, Sep 21 – In order to diagnose how Cuban soccer is, a delegation from the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA by its French acronym), related to its area of Development Project, will visit the Caribbean island for three days starting next Sunday. Continue reading