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Cuba’s Varadero Included in Regional Circuit of Beach Volleyball

<p style="text-align: justify;">2011.08.11 - 13:13:20 / HAVANA, Cuba.-&nbsp; The Varadero beach resort, in the central Cuban province of Matanzas, will become part of the North, Central American and Caribbean Confederation (NORCECA) Beach Volleyball Circuit when it hosts a stage of this event on August 26-28 in the sand courts of the Melia Las Americas hotel.In a press conference on Wednesday, Mireya Luis, the Beach Volleyball coordinator of the Cuban Volleyball Federation, announced that the event had initially been scheduled to begin on August 22 but it had to be postponed. Read More

IAAF to Test All Athletes for Doping in Daegu Championship

<p style="text-align: justify;">By: Osmany González Tocabens.&nbsp; 12:35Monaco, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Thursday announced it would conduct anti-doping tests on all participants in the Daegu World Championship, set for South Korea from Aug. 27 to Sept. 4. According to the IAAF, the blood testing program in Daegu will be organized in addition to the regular doping controls carried out at world championship events. Read More

Venezuela's Chavez says feels well in chemotherapy

<p style="text-align: justify;">Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:56pm GMT. CARACAS Aug 11 (Reuters) - President Hugo Chavez told Venezuelans on Thursday he was reacting well to a second round of chemotherapy in Cuba and believed he was winning his battle against cancer. The socialist leader broke the news in June that he was ill, raising doubts about his ability to campaign ahead of a 2012 presidential election that he has vowed to win. Read More