Sports

8 May, 2017 Commission Will Visit Cities Aspiring to Olympic Games

Created in 1999 by the International Olympic Committee, the Evaluation Commission of the 2024 Games will arrive this Wednesday in Los Angeles and in Paris next Sunday, in a mission more about appreciation than classification.

5 May, 2017 Ecuadorian Minister Praises Cuban Contribution to Sport Achievements

Havana, cuba.-Ecuadorian Minister for Sport Pamela Morcillo Ortiz praised Thursday the Cuban contribution in the development and the achievements reached by Ecuador in the field of sports. In a dialogue with the press at the Havana Sports City, Morcillo Ortiz recognized the work of Cuban coaches in several disciplines, such as athletics, weightlifting and boxing, […]

4 May, 2017 Cuban World Champions to Compete in IAAF Diamond League

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban world champions Yarisley Silva, pole vault, and Denia Caballero, discus throwing, as well as the Pan American Runner-Up Yaime Perez, will compete in the 2017 IAAF Diamond League. Yarisley Silva, silver medal in 2012 London Summer Olympics, Ekaterini Estefanidi from Greece and Sandi Morris from USA -Olympic Games Rio 2016 Runner-up, will […]

25 April, 2017 Cuba Gets First Medal in Special Olympiads

Panama City, Panama.-Cuba won its first medal at the 3rd Special Olympiads, being held in Panama, with swimmer Lizandra Utria, one of the six athletes from the island in the competition, winning bronze in the 50 meters backstroke, a performance she expects to repeat at the finals of the 50 meters freestyle at the Eileen […]

13 April, 2017 Cuba Enhancing Recreational Nautical Activities and Its Flagship Club

Havana, Cuba.-As recreational nautical activities in Cuba are attracting a growing number of foreign tourists, travel agencies are implementing more programs to meet the increasing demands of those who want to sail along Cuban waters, while the island”s nautical flagship club is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The Ernest Hemingway International Club will turn 25 years […]

10 April, 2017 American Sports Council Assembly Highlighted

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.-The 17th Ordinary Assembly of the American Council of Sports (CADE, in Spanish), which discussed key issues for the development of sports in the region, was highlighted as very important for all the countries of the Americas. This was pointed out by Cuban representative, Roberto León Richard, first Vice President of the […]

7 April, 2017 Cuban Beach Volleyball Teams to Compete on NORCECA Circuit

Havana, Cuba.-Cuban male and female beach volleyball teams will compete at the first stop of the North, Central America and Caribbean (NORCECA) Beach Volleyball Circuit, in La Paz, Baja California. The Cuban male volleybal team is made up of Karell Peña and Daisel Quesada, who will compete for the finals along with 11 other teams, […]

8 March, 2017 Manfred Confirms Negotiations between Cuba and Major League Baseball

Tokyo, Japan.-US Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed here today that negotiations between his organization and Cuba are underway. There is a dialogue of mutual interest that continues. The main topics are the free circulation of Cuban players to the Major Leagues and the possibility that they return to their country out of season, […]

8 March, 2017 Cuban Baseball Team to Play at Can-Am League in Canada

Havana, Cuba.-A Cuban baseball team will make its debut before Canadian Trois Rivieres in the Canadian-American Independent League (Can-Am), a tournament in which the Cuban players will participate for the 2nd consecutive time. The Cuban players will play 21 matches in the Can-Am Independent League in 22 days, in a championship in which 8 teams, […]

24 February, 2017 Boxing Helps Strengthening Links between Cuba and US

Havana, Cuba.-The boxing dual meet between a Cuban provincial team, and a team from the US city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, showed that sport exchanges between Cuba and the US are opening ways for normalization of bilateral relations. After several dual meets in sports such as baseball, basketball, wrestling, kick boxing, soccer, volleyball, water sports and […]

8 February, 2017 Cuba Chooses Players for 2017 World Classic

Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) let know today the payroll of the 28 members of the national baseball team, that will participate in the World Baseball Classic starting March 7. The team, yet susceptible to changes, according to the statement, is composed by three catchers, seven infielders, five outfielders and 13 pitchers, of which […]

23 January, 2017 Granma Sorrels for the National Baseball Series

Bayamo, Cuba.-Granma Sorrels is ahead 3-0, and intends to finish today the fourth game of the series: to win the Cuban baseball series for the first time. We´ve ever seen such a great comeback like this one in the Cuban baseball history. So, are the Sorrels already champions? Are the Ciego de Avila Tigers eliminated […]

17 January, 2017 Cuba Present with Two Players at Women’s Chess World Championship

Havana, Cuba.-Cuban Grand Masters Maritza Arribas (2295 points ELO) and Yaniet Marrero (2255) will attend the Womken”s Chess World Championship in Tehran, Iran, from February 10 to March 5, it was announced in this capital. The tournament in the Iranian capital will be disputed in six rounds by the Swiss system with the participation of […]