Olympic Order Awarded to Legendary Cuban Basketball Player

Havana - Former Cuban basketball player Ruperto Herrera will receive the Olympic Order, highest distinction granted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to the ''Jit'' website.

According to the Jit digital site, 'Herrera will become next June the eleventh Cuban carrier' of said Order.

Days ago, says Jit, sport authorities received here the letter of Tomas Bach, head of the international entity, confirming the agreement of the executive committee to award the legendary player and coach of Cuban basketball teams.

Herrera will receive the distinction next June, during the 134th General Assembly of the IOC in Lausanne, Switzerland.

During his active career, Herrera became a legend when he won the bronze medal against the prognosis and reaching leading roles at the Munich-1972 Olympic Games. He also participated in the appointments under the five rings of Mexico-1968, Montreal-1976 and Moscow-1980.

The other 10 Cuban athletes who hold that privilege are José Ramón Fernández, Roberto León Richards, Félix Savón, Teófilo Stevenson, Alberto Juantorena, Pedro Pérez Dueñas, Rodrigo Álvarez Cambra, Raúl Mazorra, Manuel González Guerra and Reynaldo González (post mortem).

Compartir
FaceBook  Twitter

Culture


King of Spain honors Havana´s historian, Eusebio Leal

Havana - The King of Spain, Felipe VI, is presenting the historian of Havana, Eusebio Leal, this Wednesday with the Grand Cross of the Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Charles III, in the context of the 500th anniversary of this capital.

Read More

Education is key to peace stresses UNESCO director-general

Paris - UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay said today in this capital that guaranteeing education would lay the foundations for lasting peace on Earth.

Read More

Embassy of Mexico to award Cuban artists

Havana - The Mexican Embassy in Cuba will present the Cultural Merit award to Cuban dancer Viengsay Valdes, choreographer Alberto Mendez and cultural official Reinaldo Mendez, it was announced at a press conference.

Read More

RECOMMENDATIONS

reflexiones

 

Selected Speeches by Fidel Castro

News archive

November 2019
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 1

Pictures

http://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/666.jpghttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/555.jpghttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/444.jpghttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/333.jpghttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/222.jpghttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/1111.jpghttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/cuba_eua_bandera.jpghttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/9.JPGhttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/8.JPGhttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/7.JPGhttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/2.JPGhttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/12.jpghttp://www.artemisaradioweb.icrt.cu/sitenglish/images/images_1ro mayo/11.JPG