Havana, Aug 27.- International Boxing Day is celebrated today as a tribute to the first world championship of that sport, held from August 17 to 30, 1974 in this capital.
Havana, Aug 26.- In the first performances of the Cuban delegation in the XVI Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, the weightlifter Leydi Rodríguez Rodríguez finished without a valid exercise and Yunier Fernández lost in his debut in the preliminaries.
Havana, Aug 25.- Cyclist Damián López, tabletennis player Yunier Fernández and weightlifter Leidy Rodríguez will be the first Cubans to participate in the XVI Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, competing today in the appointment of 4,400 competitors from 160 countries.
Havana, Aug 24.- The Cuban men's volleyball team concluded today in fourth place in the North, Central American and Caribbean Continental Championship (Norceca), losing 1-3 in the bronze medal discussion against México, with a stage in the People's Auditorium in the city of Durango.
Tokyo, Aug 23.- The cyclist Damián López, the weightlifter Leidy Rodríguez and the tenimesista Yunier Fernández will be the first to compete for the Cuban delegation in the XVI Paralympic Games, which will be inaugurated on Tuesday, August 24 in the new Olympic stadium of the Japanese capital.
Havana, Aug 21.- The Cuban team defeated the United States 3-0 (25-23, 25-23, 25-20) and advanced directly to the semifinals at the conclusion of the preliminary round leading group B in Unbeaten quality on the third day of the Norceca Men's Continental Championship, which takes place in Durango, Mexico.
Havana, Aug 20.- Cuban sprinter Shainer Rengifo advanced today to the semifinals of the 200 meters’ dash (m / p), at the XVIII World Junior Athletics Championships, with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, until August 22.
Havana, Aug 18.- The three Cuban athletes that premiered today at the Karasani stadium met their goals and advanced to the next stages of their specialties in the World Youth Championships in Athletics, who lives in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital.
Havana, Aug. 17- The Cuban delegation that will compete in the Paralympic Games will travel from Dubai, a city in the United Arab Emirates, where it will carry out a training base from August 3, to Tokyo, on August 19, to begin the event on 24.
Havana, Aug 16.- Para-athletics must repeat as a bow sport of the small Cuban delegation (16 members) that will attend the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, among which is the javelin player from Camagüey Guillermo Varona (F46 / affected upper limb), that I could get a medal.