Sports

21 November, 2017 Havana Film Festival to Pay Tribute to James Ivory

The 39th International Festival of the New Latin American Cinema, which will take place in this capital city from December 8th to 17th, will pay tribute to U.S. director James Ivory with eight films from his fruitful career, said organizers today.

21 November, 2017 Main Cuban Sports Scientific Event Begins

The 7th Convention on Physical Activity and Sports (AFIDE), the main Cuban sports scientific event, began here today in the presence of more than 400 foreign and about 300 domestic delegates.

9 November, 2017 Over 400 thousand Runners to Participate in Marabana 2017

Havana, Cuba.- The Director of the Marabana/Maracuba project, Carlos Gattorno told ACN that over 900 foreigners have registered to participate in the event of which 307 will be present in the marathon race. He also explained that those that have registered represent over 50 countries, including the United States with over 370 runners and over […]

7 November, 2017 53rd Edition of Prensa Latina Sports Survey Starts

The 53rd edition of the Prensa Latina Sports Survey has been launched today, in order to select, stimulate and recognize the best athletes and teams in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017.

3 November, 2017 Cuba to World Disabled Competition for Disabled

Cuba will be represented at the World Swimming and Weightlifting Championships for Disabled Athletes in Mexico City from November 27 to December 7, it was published in this capital Thursday.

17 October, 2017 Cuban baseball: wild card series start today

The wild-card series of the 57th Cuban National Baseball Series will begin today with the clashes between Granma and Villa Clara at Augusto Cesar Sandino stadium, in this city, and the other match to advance to the next stage will be between Artemisa and Ciego de Avila, always with the second teams as home-club.

13 October, 2017 Cuban Duos debut winning in Beach Volleyball World Tour

The Cuban duos of Sergio Gonzalez-Nivaldo Diaz and Leila Martinez-Lidiannis Echeverria won their respective matches in the second day of the 21st stop of the 2017 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, based in Quinzhou, China.

30 August, 2017 Baseball among the Most-Affected Sports by US Blockade on Cuba

Havana, Cuba.-Baseball is one of the most affected sports by the blockade of Cuba maintained by the United States for more than 50 years, Cuban former baseball star Rey Vicente Anglada asserted today in this capital. ‘The blockade has affected us in a great extent and continues to do so,’ said the extraordinary second base […]

17 August, 2017 US Powerboat Pilots to Set Speed Record on USA to Cuba Route

Havana, Cuba.-U.S. powerboat pilots, Nigel Hook and Jay Johnson, will try to set two world speed record on the Key West-Havana and Havana-Key West routes today. According to the organizers of the Lucas Oil Ocean Cup event Key West to Cuba, the Lucas Oil SilverHook powerboat, piloted by Hook and Johnson, left Key West early […]

8 August, 2017 Three Cubans to World Finals for Male Triple Jump

London, Great Britain.-Cuba managed today to place its three representatives in the final of the triple jump for men corresponding to the World Cup of London 2017, and they will be the only Latin Americans in the dispute of medals of this. Cristian Nápoles achieved the best record, on having jumped 17,06 meters (fourth place […]

12 July, 2017 Cuba Officially Announces Mandela Day Marathon in Havana

Havana, Cuba.-The 4th edition of the International Mandela Day Mini-Marathon was officially announced by Patrick Rankhumice, charge d”affaires of the South African Embassy in Havana and Carlos Gattorno, Marabana President. ‘For us it is vital to celebrate once again this four-kilometer mini-marathon in Havana and to honor along with the Cuban people the legacy of […]