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More champions come home
November 24,2014
Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, first Vice President of the Councils of States and Ministers, and Presidential advisor José Ramón Fernández welcomed a group of returning champions at Havana’s José Martí International Airport on Sunday evening, November 23...

November 18,2014 The duo Lisandra Guerra and Marlies Mejías won Cuba’s first cycling gold medal in the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, dominating the women’s team sprint. They finished in first place with a time of 33.624 seconds, followed by Mexicans Daniela Gaxiola...

Cuban canoeists win eight of a possible 12 gold medals
November 17,2014

Cuba demonstrated its dominance in the canoeing event of the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, held in Veracruz, winning eight gold and four silver medals, of a total of 12 up for grabs. Mexico secured three gold, four silver and four bronze medals; followed by Colombia (1-2-2); Venezuela (0-2-5); and Guatemala (0-0-1).

The pulse of the Games
November 17,2014
VERACRUZ.— At the end of the first week of the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, being held across cities in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, the host country is currently leading the medals chart, superseding Cuba by 11 gold medals.

Cuban flag raised among those of sister nations
November 14,2014
“It always feels the same, you get goose bumps and your chest tightens. It’s as if right now I were fighting Zamora in the ring in Munich,” said Cuban sports legend, Orlando Martínez, small in stature but large in heart, a giant boxer.

A fierce but friendly rivalry
November 13,2014
VERACRUZ.—“A large part of our delegation is now here and we are happy to convey to our people the enthusiasm and high level of motivation felt by Cuban athletes, who have arrived convinced of their strengths and potential in all of the competitions in which they will participate,” said Antonio Becali Garrido...

Silver for Marlies Mejías in Track Cycling World Cup
November 10,2014
The Cuban, Marlies Mejías, was awarded the silver medal in the grueling Women's omnium of the Track Cycling World Cup on Sunday, November 9, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Mejias was only surpassed by Belgium’s Jolien Dhoore, and was the second Cuban to receive a medal in the competition...

Veracruz becomes the capital of Central American and Caribbean sport
November 6,2014
Central America and the Caribbean are partying in the Mexican city of Veracruz. With the lighting of the flame on November 14, to mark the start of the twenty-second edition of the Games, the oldest regional games of the modern era, the fraternal struggle to be the fastest, strongest and highest in more than 40 sports will begin.

Cuban national baseball team announced
November 6,2014
The Federation of Cuban Baseball, meeting in the Latinoamericano Stadium’s Adolfo Luque Room, announced the roster of the team which will represent the country at the upcoming 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, in Veracruz, Mexico.

Cuban Boxers win three major AIBA awards
November 5,2014
Erislandy Savon, Rolando Acebal and Javier Ibáñez were honored with three major awards instituted recently by the International Boxing Association (AIBA). Savon...

"I believe very strongly in people when they want to achieve something"
November 4,2014
I must confess that I spent a several weeks trying to find her and it wasn’t easy, but for Yarisley Silva, an athlete who needs no introduction, it was worth the wait. Fans recognize and applaud her at every competition.

Silver for Osleni in Sao Paulo
Cuban loses final against Sweden’s Hurskainen, ranked 38 in the world
November 4,2014
Cuban Osleni Guerrero won silver in the 28th Brazil International Badminton Cup, which concluded on November 2 in Sao Paulo, after losing to experienced Swede Henri Hurskainen in three sets.

Women defend their place in sports
October 29,2014
The Olympic Solidarity Conference, Women in Sports, was inaugurated today, October 29, in Havana, with the attendance of specialists from across the country, reported PL.

High hopes for Cuban pentathletes in Veracruz
October 29,2014
FEW days remain until the curtains open on the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, taking place in Veracruz, Mexico from November 14-30, where six Cuban athletes, three male and female, will compete in the modern pentathlon.

In defense of Cuba’s honor and flag
October 22,2014
Mijain López, twice Olympic champion and five times world champion, a symbol of pride for Cuba and his hometown of La Herradura in Pinar de Rio, once again felt the emotion of reciving a gold medal, when, this Tuesday morning October 28, he became the flag bearer for Cuba’s delegation to the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games to be held in Veracruz, Mexico, November 14-30.

Sports stars join campaign against Ebola
October 22,2014

Legendary athletes such as Jamaican, Usain Bolt, Carl Lewis from the US, Ukrainian, Sergey Bubka and Swede Pernilla Wiberg have joined a campaign launched by the World Olympians Association (WOA) to raise funds for the fight against Ebola.

Caribbean Finals: Under-17 footballers going for glory
October 22,2014
Having thrashed Guadalupe 5-0 in their debut, the Cuban under-17 football team will play Martinique in the final phase of the Caribbean qualifiers taking place in Haiti. Yoesan Alonso (23rd minute), Serguey Campillo (39th) and Ray Charles (45th) scored to the delight of their coach Fidel “Jiqui” Salazar during the first half, while the captain Carlos Borromeo...

Shooters Leuris and Eglys win gold for Cuba
October 14,2014
Cuban London 2012 Olympic Champion, Leuris Pupo, and his compatriot, Eglys de la Cruz, Beijing 2008 bronze medalist, both won Singles titles in the Sixth Americas Cup, in Guadalajara, México, contributing to Cuba’s male and female team victories.

Cuban Osleni Guerrero retains Pan American title
October 14,2014
Cuban badminton player Osleni Guerrero retained his Pan American Championship title on Sunday, October 19, after triumphing in the 14th continental championship, which took place in Toronto, Canada.

2014 Caribbean Cup: The champion faces its challengers
October 14,2014
The Cuban football team will begin defending its title in the 2014 Caribbean Cup against French Guiana, Curacao and Trinidad and Tobago in Group A of the competition being hosted in Jamaica between November 10 and 17.

Cuba scores easy win over Trinidad and Tobago
October 9,2014
Cuba roared past Guatemala to score an easy 25-14, 25-12, 25-10 victory for their second win on route to the II U-23 Pan American Men’s Volleyball Cup for the WCH in 2015.

On route to Veracruz: Friendly Goals in Central America
October 3,2014
After emerging victorious with 2-1 in their first friendly clash, the Cuban National Under 21 Football Team will be measured up again on Wednesday agasint El Salvador as part of the preparations of both teams in the lead up to the Central American and Caribbean Games to be held in Veracruz in November.

Cuban Baseball Beyond Domestic Stadiums
October 3,2014
The magic of Cuban baseball keeps gaining ground in the world´s major leagues as Cuba has allowed its players to take part in top foreign tournaments under a policy that is being improved constantly.


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