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Omara Durand continues to break records

Omara Duramd

Omara Durand, who has already secured four records in this Paralympic Games, will seek her second gold medal this Monday, September 12, the third for the Cuban delegation.

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Julio César secures Cuba’s third Río gold

Julio Cesar, medalla de oro

With Cuba’s third gold medal stemming from the fists of Julio César La Cruz, in the 81 kilogram boxing division, the Cuban delegation remains firmly in position 21 on the 31st Olympic Games medal table, while preparing for further competition in the closing days.

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A river of emotions and expectations

Tiro rio deporte

Four years ago shooter Leuris Pupo departed for the London 2012 Olympic Games in the hope of fulfilling a dream. At that time he was also looking forward to another important life event. “It doesn’t matter if it’s a boy or a girl, I just want it to be born healthy,” he anxiously told me

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Our people deserve all the effort and joy we can offer them

Delegacion Río de Janeiro

On July 25, following the departure of a good part of the Cuban delegation to the Río de Janeiro Olympic Games, Dr. Antonio Becali Garrido, president of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (Inder) and head of the Cuban delegation to the international event, spoke with Granma.