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Yarisley Silva: The same dreams and desires

Yarelis Silva

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in sight, the stellar Cuban pole vaulter Yarisley Silva’s dreams and desires have not changed since she surprised her compatriots and the world by winning silver in the London 2012 Games.

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A golden jump for the young man from Guernica

Cuba deportista atletismo

Splendid, formidable… were among the adjectives used by the national and international press to describe the gold medal performance of Juan Miguel Echevarría, at the recent World Indoor Athletics Championships, held in the British city of Birmingham.

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Cuba’s Dayron Robles Big Return

Dayron Robles

Dayron Robles of Cuba proved to be in top form on Sunday winning a star-studded 110-meter hurdles event at the IAAF World Challenge event in Hengelo, Holland. Robles 13.07 seconds time equaled the world record of Chinese sprinter Liu Xiang. The Cuban gold medalist from Beijing 2008, plagued by injuries during the last two years,