Category Archives: Sport

Documentary on Maradona Arouses Passions in Cannes

Documentary on Maradona Arouses Passions in Cannes

Paris, May 21 – The documentary ”Diego Maradona”, focused on the life of the Argentine soccer star, aroused passions during the Cannes Film Festival, whose sessions continue on Monday in that southern French city.

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Cuba Willing to Formalize Sports Collaboration with Peru

Cuba Willing to Formalize Sports Collaboration with Peru

Lima, May 13rd –  The president of the Cuban Sports Institute (Inder), Osvaldo Vento, told Peruvian Deputy Minister of Education and Sports, Ana Patricia Andarde, today that the island is willing to collaborate with Peru in this field.

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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