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Thursday, November 15, 2018

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  • Sports and recreation at San Juan de Dios People's Council

    Sports and recreation at San Juan de Dios People's Council

    By Pablo Labrada Olivera / Radio Cadena Agramonte.piti@rcagramonte.icrt.cu Colonial-era houses and paving stones are distinctive characteristics of San Juan de Dios People's Council, a place located at the historic core of the city of Camagüey, in eastern Cuba, within the portion of town proclaimed…
  • United States, Champion of Hemingway Fishing Tournament

    United States, Champion of Hemingway Fishing Tournament

    Havana, Cuba, Jun 13.- The crew aboard the DE-Bait Able boat from the United States was the champion of the Cuba-hosted 61st International Marlin Fishing Tournament Ernest Hemingway after capturing four marlins. According to the organizers of the event, hosted every year by Marina Hemingway in Ha…
  • Cuban Yargelis Savigne Wins Second Gold at IAAF’s 2011 Diamond League

    Cuban Yargelis Savigne Wins Second Gold at IAAF’s 2011 Diamond League

    Havana, Cuba, Jun 10.- The 2007 and 2009 women’s Triple Jump World champion Yargelis Savigne won the gold medal during the fifth meeting of the 2011 Diamond League of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) that took place on Thursday in Oslo, Norway. Thus, Savigne remains…
  • Mexico Steamrolled Cuba 5-0 at CONCACAF Gold Cup

    Mexico Steamrolled Cuba 5-0 at CONCACAF Gold Cup

    Havana, Cuba, Jun 10 (acn) Mexico on Thursday took their second 5-0 victory in as many outings in Group A of the CONCACAF Gold Cup that is underway in several cities of the United States as they steamrolled Cuba in Charlotte, North Carolina. Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez and Giovani Dos Santo…
  • Cuba Beats France in Men’s World Volleyball League

    Cuba Beats France in Men’s World Volleyball League

    Havana, Cuba, Jun 10.- The Cuban national men’s volleyball team beat host France in four sets (29-27, 25-27, 25-23, 33-31) on Thursday in the city of Tours to remain in contention for the Final Round of the 2011 World League. Wilfredo Leon led the Cuban attack with 28 points while Henry Bell an…
  • Cuba and Argentina Lead Hemingway Fishing Tournament

    Cuba and Argentina Lead Hemingway Fishing Tournament

    Havana, Cuba, Jun 9.- Contestants from Argentina and Cuba aboard the Marina Bella boat are leading the 61st Ernest Hemingway International Marlin Fishing underway off Havana’s coasts with 1,050 points scored so far. The team which fished the first marlin of the event on Tuesday has captured two…
  • Cuba to Develop Golf, Rugby as Olympic Sports

    Cuba to Develop Golf, Rugby as Olympic Sports

    Havana, Cuba, Jun 3.- Cuba plans to form its own federations for golf and rugby, the newest sports added to the Olympic program for the 2016 Games, said the president of the Cuban Olympic Committee, Jose Ramon Fernandez. In an interview with Prensa Latina, the Cuban official said that the constr…
  • Cuban World Record Holder to Set a New High

    Cuban World Record Holder to Set a New High

    Havana, Cuba, May 31.- Cuban handicapped athlete Lazaro Curbelo Pupo, who holds several world records in ball control, will attempt to set a new mark, on Saturday, June 4. In areas of the Riviera Hotel, in Havana, he intends to hit the ball more than 200 times, with both feet, while carrying 100 …
  • The US Denies Cuban Sports Officials Entry Visas

    The US Denies Cuban Sports Officials Entry Visas

    Havana, Cuba, May 24.- The US government has denied Cuban sports representatives William Garcia and José Ignacio Cruz visas to enter its territory. The Cuban Sports Institute (INDER) denounced this practice, which in the case of Garcia, president of the Cuban Gymnastics Federation and one of the…
  • Two Bronze Medals for Cuba at 2011 Diamond League Opening Meeting in Doha

    Two Bronze Medals for Cuba at 2011 Diamond League Opening Meeting in Doha

    Havana, Cuba, May 7.-  Cuba and Jamaica led the performance of Latin American and Caribbean athletes during the opening meeting of the 2011 Diamond League of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) that took place on Friday, May 6, in Doha, Qatar, with two bronze medals for ea…