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Monday, May 21, 2018

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  • Washington Denies Permit for US Badminton Players to Travel to Cuba

    Washington Denies Permit for US Badminton Players to Travel to Cuba

    Havana, Cuba, Mar 22.- The United States will not take part in the 12th Havana’s International Badminton Tournament as Washington refused to allow American players to travel to Cuba for the event, national badminton commissioner Miguel Diaz, announced Tuesday in Havana.

  • Argentina-Japan Tennis Fed Cup Postponed

    Argentina-Japan Tennis Fed Cup Postponed

    London, Mar 22.- The International Tennis Federation, ITF, postponed the Fed Cup playoff between Japan and Argentina, originally scheduled to be played in Tokio on April 16-17. The measure was taken in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan on March 18.The matches, correspon…
  • Gerdan Fonseca, Gold Medalist at Cuba’s Paralympics

    Gerdan Fonseca, Gold Medalist at Cuba’s Paralympics

    Camagüey, Cuba, Mar 15. - Shot putter Gerdan Fonseca won the first gold medal for Camagüey in the track and field competitions, belonging to Cuba’s National Paralympics, held at the Pan-American Stadium in Havana. Gerdan threw the shot 15.18 meters in the category F42-44-46, of the Cuban Asso…
  • Players from Several Nations to Participate in Havana’s Int’l Badminton Tournament

    Players from Several Nations to Participate in Havana’s Int’l Badminton Tournament

    HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 7.- More than 80 players from a dozen countries have confirmed their participation in the 12th Giraldilla International Badminton Tournament of Havana as announced by the national commissioner of the sport, Miguel Diaz. Players from Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela, the United …
  • Students from 73 Countries Have Graduated in Cuban Sports Schools

    Students from 73 Countries Have Graduated in Cuban Sports Schools

    Havana, Cuba, Feb 24.- The International School of Physical Education and Sports (EIEFD), a project created by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, for training professionals from all over the world, turns 10 years old on Wednesday. The school opened its doors in July 200…
  • Cuban Divers Win Bronze Medal in First Stop of FINA Grand Prix in Madrid

    Cuban Divers Win Bronze Medal in First Stop of FINA Grand Prix in Madrid

    Havana, Cuba, Feb 22.- Cuban pair Jose Antonio Guerra and Jeinkler Aguirre won a bronze medal in the men’s 3-meter platform synchro event of the first meet of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2011 held from February 18-20 in Madrid, Spain.

  • Over 500 Runners Registered for Havana Half Marathon

    Over 500 Runners Registered for Havana Half Marathon

    Havana, Cuba, Feb 18.- Director of the Marabana-Maracuba project, Carlos Gattorno, said Friday that more than 500 people will run the traditional half marathon race (21 Km and 97.50 m) in Havana. Gattorno told ACN the Cacahual-Ciudad Deportiva circuit has been certified as the last stretch of the…
  • Cuba Lost to the United States in U-17 World Cup Qualifier

    Cuba Lost to the United States in U-17 World Cup Qualifier

    HAVANA, Cuba, Feb 15.- The Cuban national U-17 national team lost on Monday to the United States 1-3 in the first day of a qualifier of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) for the World Cup of the category, scheduled for Mexico, from June 18 to J…
  • Cuba Cooperates with Mexico in Organization of Upcoming Pan Am Games

    Cuba Cooperates with Mexico in Organization of Upcoming Pan Am Games

    Havana, Cuba, Feb 11.- A group of 13 Cuban advisors are currently cooperating with Mexican sports authorities in the organization of the upcoming Pan American Games scheduled for later this year (October 14-30) in the city of Guadalajara, in the state of Jalisco. One of the Cuban specialists, Gui…
  • Cuban Air Rifle Shooters to Compete in World Cup

    Cuban Air Rifle Shooters to Compete in World Cup

    Havana, Cuba, Feb 9.- Havana’s air rifle shooter Juan Miguel Rodriguez leads the Cuban team now training to obtain their  tickets in the World Sports Shooting Cup to be held in Concepcion, Chile, from March 1st through the 10th. Rodriguez, third in Athens 2004, will be the island’s trump car…