Category Archives: Sport

FIFA Video Review Goal is Avoiding Errors, Not Perfection

FIFA Video Review Goal is Avoiding Errors, Not Perfection

FIFA Video Review Goal is Avoiding Errors, Not Perfection

Russia, Jun 16 – Not perfect, but good enough to avoid game-changing referee mistakes at the Russia 2018 World Cup. Continue reading

Cuba to Attend Grand Prix in Cancun with Eight Athletes

Cuba to Attend Grand Prix in Cancun with Eight Athletes

Cuba to Attend Grand Prix in Cancun with Eight Athletes

Havana, Jun 6th – Cuba will attend the Grand Prix of Judo in Cancun, Mexico with 8 fighters, in a competition that has confirmed the presence of 190 athletes from 39 nations up to now, and giving points for the world ranking. Continue reading

Cuban Despaigne leads Japan´s Pacific League in RBIs and HRs

Cuban Despaigne leads Japan´s Pacific League in RBIs and HRs

Cuban Despaigne leads Japan´s Pacific League in RBIs and HRs

Cuba, Jun 2nd – Cuban ballplayer Alfredo Despaigne had one of his best performances this season in Japanese professional baseball (NPB) when hitting 3 for 4, with a home run and two RBIs, to tie in the leadership of both stats in the Pacific League. Continue reading

Cuban Pereira starts well in World Table Tennis Championships

Cuban Pereira starts well in World Table Tennis Championships

Cuban Pereira starts well in World Table Tennis Championships

Cuba, May 31 – Cuban Andy Pereira won four of the five preliminary games he played in the first day of the World Table Tennis Championships in Dusseldorf, Germany. Continue reading

President of Baseball Confederation visits Cuba

Baseball ConfederationvisitCuba

Baseball ConfederationvisitCuba

Havana, May 25 – Italian Ricardo Fraccari, president of the World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC), arrived in Cuba to complete an intense work schedule that includes several meetings with local authorities of that sport. Continue reading

Cuban Pitcher Blanco achieves First Win in Can-Am League

Cuban Pitcher Blanco achieves First Win in Can-Am League

Cuban Pitcher Blanco achieves First Win in Can-Am League

Cuba, May 23 – Lazaro Blanco, best pitcher of the previous Cuban National Baseball Series (SNB by its Spanish acronym), who currently plays for the Québec Capitals in the Canadian-American League (Can-Am), said he was happy to achieve his first win of the season. Continue reading

Two Cuban women to ride in the Giro d’Italia

Two Cuban women to ride in the Giro d'Italia

Two Cuban women to ride in the Giro d’Italia

Havana, May 19 – Cuban women Arlenis Sierra and Iraida Garcia will attend, from next June 30th, the Giro d’Italia, one of the most important cycling competitions worldwide. Continue reading