Cuba will request the headquarters of the Caribbean Series of 2020 or 2021, said today the president of the Cuban Baseball Federation, Higinio Vélez.
The Leñadores of Las Tunas team, new baseballchampion of Cuba, took on Wednesday several reinforcement players for the Caribbean Baseball Series, scheduled from February 2 to 8 in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
The president of the Cuban Football Association (AFC), Luis Hernandez, confirmed the presence of a team from the island in the second edition of the Caribbean Club Shield tournament, qualifier for the Concacaf League.
The Cuban Baseball Federation announced on Thursday it will hold a series of meetings in several provinces of the country to explain to the players the letter and content of the agreement signed several days ago with the Major Leagues of the United States.
The agreement signed between the Cuban Baseball Federation and the Major Leagues of the United States (MLB) assures a safe route for the players of the island, declared here Higinio Vélez, president of the entity of the Caribbean country.
The Athlete of the Year in Cuba, the boxer Andy Cruz, on Tuesday won five votes from Peruvian media to get the same distinction but in Prensa Latina”s Sports Survey.
The five-time Indian world champion M.C. Mary Kom qualified for the finals of the World Women”s Boxing Championship after she won the semifinal fight in the 48-kg division, beating the North Korean boxer Kim Hyang Mi unanimously, so she will try to equal the legandary record set by Cuban male boxer Felix Savon.
Cuban long-distance runner Henry Jaen won for the sixth time the marathon Marabana 2018, the popular race with highest participation in the country.
Cuban competitors won the main prizes at the International Underwater Photography Contest Ohotosub 2018 with surprising images of Cuba”s seabed.
A total of 1,139 foreigners from 47 countries have confirmed their participation in the next edition of Marabana to be held here on November 18, according to Carlos Gattorno, General Director of the project.