Lausanne - A legend of athletics in Cuba and Latin America, former javelin thrower Maria Caridad Colon began another chapter in her brilliant sports career by becoming one more member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Nyon, Switzerland - The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is weighing changing the format of the Champions League by holding a mini-tournament in a single venue, ESPN reported on Monday.
Havana - Cuba wants to compete with at least 80 athletes in the 32nd Tokyo Olympic Games, now scheduled for the summer of 2021, confirmed Ariel Sainz, vice-president of the Cuban Institute of Sports.
Los Angeles - Many leading athletes have come out publicly to support the protests of police brutality in the United States. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote in The Los Angeles Times: “Racism in America is like dust in the air. It seems invisible — even if you’re choking on it — until you let the sun in. Then you see it’s everywhere. As long as we keep shining that light, we have a chance of cleaning it wherever it lands. But we have to stay vigilant, because it’s always still in the air.”
Judo has had a fertile ground in Cuban athletes who have played a key role in the international Olympic movement prior to the Tokyo games, which have been postponed to be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
After more than two months of absence due to the necessary restrictions by the COVID-19, the pre-season of the Japanese Professional Baseball League (NPB) will begin tomorrow with the presence of four Cuban baseball players.
Havana - Havana Historian Eusebio Leal Spengler, one of Cuba's most renowned intellectuals, died on Friday of a painful illness at the age of 77.
Leal's work was transcendental to the preservation of the legacy of illustrious figures who are paradigms in Cuba and Ibero-America.Read More
Havana - The film Mambo Man, by Cuban musician Edesio Alejandro and British-Iranian film-maker Mo Fini, received today a new award after being chosen as the Best Feature Film of the season at Best Global Shorts festival.Read More
A Greek initiative to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the Cuban doctors who are fighting against the Covid-19 in the world was presented in this capital.Read More