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Cuba defends Intercontinental Cup

Champion Cuba defended its Intercontinental Cup baseball title Sunday, beating the Netherlands 6-3 in the final in Taiwan. This marks Cuba's 10th win out of the 16 Intercontinental Cup tournaments since the tournament was launched in 1973. Read More

Cuba's Bruzon ties in first game for Ibero-American Chess Title

Cuban Grandmaster Lazaro Bruzon and Spain's I.M. Manuel Perez drew after 30 moves in the first game of the final round of the First Ibero-American Chess Championship, which is scheduled to conclude on Saturday in the Spanish city of Huelva. Read More

South Korea wins seventh place in Intercontinental Cup Baseball

South Korea beat the Philippines 5-1 on the final day of the 16th Intercontinental Cup baseball games in Taiwan on Sunday, winning the seventh place in the eight-team tournament. Read More

Girls basketball: SFIS finds quick chemistry against Cuba

SFIS 77, Cuba 51. Nice passing led to nice shooting. Tenacious defense paved the way for both for the Santa Fe Indian School girls basketball team. Read More

Cuban boxing gold sought as coach

The Amateur Boxing Association (ABA) wants Cuban Olympic lightweight champion Mario Kindelan to coach their boxers in the runup to the 2012 London Games, ABA chief executive Paul King said. Read More

Cuba recovers World Dominoes Crown

Cuba got the crown at the 3rd Domino World Championship after winning the team competition, celebrated for two days with the presence of teams of four countries. The triumph of the Cuban team let them recover the World Champion title won at the first edition, which was lost in the second, at the hands of Venezuela. Read More

Brazil opens defense of world title with win over Cuba

Brazil men's volleyball players opened defense of their title at the 2006 men's volleyball World Championship with a 3-1 victory over Cuba on Friday. Brazil overcame a low start to beat Cuba 21-25, 25-19, 25-15, 25-22 in the opener of Group B. Read More

Brazil downs Cuba for first win at men's volleyball worlds

Defending champion Brazil rallied to defeat Cuba in four sets on Friday, the first day of the men's volleyball world championships. Andre Nascimento scored a team-high 24 points to lead the Olympic champion to a 21-25, 25-19, 25-15, 25-22 win over Cuba. Read More

Foreign players at Chess Tournament in Cuba

The chess international tournament Capablanca in Memoriam, scheduled for this month in Havana, will be attended by world-class foreign players. The Elite group of the event will have the category XVII of the International Chess Federation, considering the ELO score of the competitors. Read More

Cuba fosters development of athletics

Cuba will have a High-Performance Center of the International Athletics Federation, as part of the Caribbean Island's efforts to develop that sport. Read More

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