The Cuban national volleyball team won the Pan-American U-20 Cup in Peru on Sunday, in an electrifying five-set final in which they imposed their character and efficiency against the refined game of the Dominican Republic team.
Former Cuban basketball player Ruperto Herrera will receive the Olympic Order, highest distinction granted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to the ”Jit” website.
The president of the Confederation of Professional Baseball of the Caribbean (CBPC), Juan Francisco Puello, today expressed confidence that the agreement between the Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) and Major League Baseball ( MLB) can be saved.
Cuba has already qualified 350 athletes for the Pan American Games in Lima, from July 26 to August 11, reportedon Monday the weekly sports newspaper Jit in its online edition.
Cuba’s delegation to the Special Olympics World Games, which concluded Thursday, is leaving Abu Dhabi pleased to have done its homework with 11 medals and received recognition from hosts and other participants.
Cuba´s National Baseball Commissioner, Yovany Aragon, announced the appointment of Rey Vicente Anglada as the new manager for the Cuban national baseball team and revealed the agenda of matches and training with a view to the Pan American Games in Lima.
Cuba”s baseball team was included today in Group C with the teams of South Korea, Australia and Canada to participate in the Premier 12 Baseball Tournament to be held next November.
Antonio Becali, president of the Cuban National Sports Institute (INDER) said that Cuban baseball will have to face important and demanding commitments in the tournaments in which it will be participating all along the present year.
Baseball lovers in El Salvador are joyfully awaiting for the friendly dual meet between a national team and a Cuban visiting nine, thinking of enjoying a great show on the field.