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Ivan Pedroso ready to keep over eight meters

Cuban multi-champion Ivan Pedroso is now in condition to extend his chain to 18 consecutive years jumping over eight meters, in a season in which he will defend his Pan American crown in the long jump in the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro. Read More

Cuba beach volleyball team sets sights on Pan American Games

Cuba's beach volleyball team is aiming to boost its harvest of victories on the sand, and to win a medal in the next Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Daniel Reinoso, the top Cuban official in the discipline told Sunday's Havana media. Read More

Bruzon on the lead of Cuba's National Chess Championship

After 33 moves of a Ruy Lopez opening, Cuban Grand Masters (GM) Lazaro Bruzon and Leinier Dominguez tied in the second game of the final leg for the crown of the National Chess Championship. Read More

Cuban Stars to ALBA Games

Cuba confirmed attendance to the second Sports Games of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA) to be held in five Venezuelan states from April 27 to May 12. Osvaldo Vento, head of the mission giving technical service in Venezuela, told Prensa Latina that Cuba will attend the ALBA Games with a large representation, including its best athletes among its 800 competitors to take part in at least 30 of the 37 sports disciplines of the event. Read More

The tourist company of Old Havana is growing

Habaguanex S.A., the tourist company that manages the recreation in the old part of the Cuban capital, informed that their operations are growing, specially their hotels that have a proven intimism. An official dossier received by Prensa Latina, points out that the firm that was created in 1994 became a tourist company in dynamic expansion, and is looking for the best quality standards. Read More

Cuba must improve for Gold Cup

Cuba will play for third place against Guadalupe today at the Caribbean Cup tournament in Trinidad and Tobago while the home squad, which beat Cuba 3-1 on Sunday, plays Haiti in the finals. Read More

Rigondeaux confirms winning objectives

Cuban boxing star Guillermo Rigondeaux confirmed that retaining the Pan American and world crowns would be his priorities for 2007. The predictions cannot be different, assured the best male athlete of the island in 2006, returned to the national training center in El Wajay after recovering from a slight pain that left him out of the "Playa Girón" Boxing Tournament, led till now by Havana City (24), Guantanamo (16) and Santiago de Cuba (14). Read More

Trinidad beat Cuba 3-1

Trinidad and Tobago toppled Cuba 3-1 in the clash of heavyweights as the Digicel Caribbean Cup football championship concluded its semi-final fixtures on Saturday night at the Hasely Crawford Stadium. The Trinidad and Tobago Soca Warriors actually got their scoring momentum going with an own goal from the Cuba captain Jenier Molina and surged 3-0 ahead midway in the second half before completing a clear win over the Cubans. Read More

Antigua and Barbuda youth minister in Cuba

The Minister for Youth and Sports of Antigua and Barbuda is visiting Cuba with the purpose of strengthening the exchange between the two countries in those areas. On arriving in the island, Winston Williams told the Cuban press about the interest of his country in receiving assistance from Cuban sports experts in the areas of sports medicine, the fight against doping, athletics, volleyball, tennis, cycling and physical education. Read More

Cuba still the top football team in the Caribbean

Cuba, currently chasing their first regional title in the Digicel Cup, have retained the No.1 spot in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) rankings. In the January FIFA Coca Cola rankings released this week, the Cubans slipped two spots on the world list down to No.48, but they remain clear of their nearest CFU rivals Jamaica, who remained steady at 57th. Read More

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