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Liu Xiang wins in 12.87 seconds

Liu Xiang lunged across the finish line and quickly looked up to his left at the giant scoreboard. Then, he impatiently waited. A split second later -- only it felt like an eternity -- the board flashed Liu's time in big, white characters -- 12.87 seconds. Read More

Exotic cactus species found in Cuba

Exotic cactus species found in Cuba Havana: Scientists in Cuba have discovered the presence of a rare and exotic but harmful coastal species of cactus called Opuntia stricta, on small islets in the Caribbean nation, the Prensa Latina news agency reported. Read More

Cuba to allow visit by U.N. torture official

Cuba pledged Friday to allow a visit by the United Nations' special rapporteur on torture, whose predecessor tried unsuccessfully to obtain authorization to visit the Caribbean island. Read More

Cuban Outstanding Athletes to Compete in New York

Olympic champion and world record in the 110 meter hurdles Dayron Robles will head the group of Cuban athletes that will take part in the phase of the Diamond League of New York, on June 9. Read More

Cuban star Soler declared a free agent

Jorge Soler, 20, a 6-foot-4, 225-pound corner outfielder, considered by many to be the next big Cuban prospect on the scene after Oakland outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, has been declared a free agent and is expected to sign with a club in the next few weeks Read More