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Cuba returns to the Artistic Gymnastics World Cups with two gold medals

The debut of Manrique Larduet and Marcia Videaux on the first day of the Artistic Gymnastics World Cup final in Anadia, Portugal left an excellent balance for the new batch of the island. Manrique and Marcia won gold medals in men’s floor and women’s vault respectively. Read More

Leineir wins and appears second in Chess Grand Prix

Cuban Leinier Dominguez beat Russian Peter Svidler today and now appears second with 4.5 points in the Khanty-Mainsiysk Chess Grand Prix, where the Italian Fabiano Caruana remains on top of the standings after seven rounds. Read More

Cuban Juantorena has a visa to attend the Ponce Grand Prix in Puerto Rico

Alberto Juantorena, president of the Cuban Athletics Federation and former Olympic champion in men’s 400 and 800 meters (Montreal 1976 ), will attend the Ponce Athletics Grand Prix starting on Saturday May 23 in Puerto Rico, reports the web site Read More

Few people at Havana seawall promenade in US-Cuba regatta

The friendly regatta between American and Cuban athletes was held from noon until about 2 in the afternoon on Tuesday May 19, in the stretch between the Nacional Hotel and Deauville Hotel. The event was organized by the city hall of Key West in the US and Hemingway International Club in Cuba. Read More

Regatta between Cuba and the United States in the Havana seawall promenade

Athletes from Cuba and the United States star today in the waters of Havana seawall promenade, a race with more symbolic than competitive value, since it is the first after the announcement of the intention of both governments to restore diplomatic relations. Read More

Gold for Cuban canoeist in Canoeing World Cup

Cuban Serguey Torres won the gold medal in the men’s C- 1 5000 meters event, on the final day of the Canoe World Cup, located in the town of Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal. Read More

Cuban Dominguez beat Jakovenko and leads Chess Grand Prix

Cuban Leinier Dominguez confirmed his peak of performance when defeating the Russian Dmitry Jakovenko in the second round of the Chess Grand Prix played in Khanty- Mansiysk, Russia. Read More

Three Cubans to Continental Chess Tournament

Grand Masters (GM) Yuniesky Quesada, Yuri González and Carlos Hevia will represent Cuba in the 10th Continental Chess Tournament based in Montevideo, Uruguay from next Friday. Read More

National Director of Baseball in Cuba talks about the talent drain

It is neither new nor unknown to anyone that Cuban athletes, especially baseball players, are successful when they decide to continue his career outside the island in professional competitions. Nor is it a secret that the abysmal differences between the contracts signed abroad and living conditions they have in Cuba favor the wishes of emigration. Read More

Cuban Grandal was selected best Latin player of the week

Yasmani Grandal was selected best Latin player of the week just ended. He collected 10 hits in 15 at-bats, with 11 RBIs and four runs scored. Read More

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