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Excellent performance by Cuban wrestlers in Lima


With their objectives fulfilled, Cuban wrestlers ended their stunning performance at the Pan American Wrestling Championships in the Peruvian capital, with six fighters winning medals – including thee golds courtesy of Reineri Andreu, Liván López and Reineris Salas – on the last day of the competition.

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Cuba takes gold in Pan American cycling championship

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Led by Arlenis Sierra, Cuba gave a perfect performance on the last day of the Pan American Road Cycling Championships in San Juan, Argentina. Finishing the 80 kilometer race in a time of 1:58:30, the 25 year old athlete took first place on the podium, joined by teammates Iraida García and Marlies Mejías, who occupied second and third, respectively.

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A laboratory of champions

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Boxers Robeisy Ramírez and Lázaro Álvarez, and gymnast Manrique Larduet are not only some of the athletes from whom we expect to see outstanding results in the upcoming Barranquilla 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games, but also students at the Manuel Fajardo University of Physical Culture and Sports Science (UCCFD).

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Cuba Reaches 456 Qualified Athletes to CentAm Games


Cuba reached the amount of 456 qualified athletes for the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games to be held in Barranquilla, Colombia, with the tickets obtained by the athletes of karate-do and Greco Roman wrestling.

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Cuban delegation continues to grow


Just over two months before the qualifying events for the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia end, and 431 Cuban athletes have already secured a spot in the regional competition, being held July 19 through August 3.

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Cuba Will Organize the Terry Fox Race next Saturday


Cuba will organize the Terry Fox Race on Saturday at the same time throughout the country at 10:00 local time, revealed today Carlos Gattorno, director of the Marabana-Maracuba project. According to Gattorno, the trekking race will be participatory so no categories will be announced nor will there be awards and once again, the Radio Reloj radio station will take the start.

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Moments of glory

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The results achieved by Juan Miguel Echevarría and Yorgelis Rodríguez saw Cuba place seventh among participating countries at the World Indoor Athletics Championships; as one of the 13 nations to win a championship title and 12 to secure two or more medals. On Friday, March 2, Juan Miguel Echevarría gave us the opportunity to witness an incredible feat and perhaps also the birth of a legend at the 2018 World Indoor Athletics Championships.

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Roel Santos: I never give up or tire

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Just as happened to Alfredo Despaigne in Santiago de Cuba, Roel Santos was rejected at the provincial sports academy for being “too small,” despite some spectacular fielding in his debut for the school team. The “problem” of his size to one side, the young boy who a year before, at the age of nine, was brought by community sports facilitator Juan Luis Yuri to the Academy in the neighborhood of Miramar, shone on the field.

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Lisandra Ordaz: I’ve still got many dreams to fulfill

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Even if she decided never to play chess again, Lisandra Ordaz has already made history. During the Don Modesto Castellón tournament at the end of 2017, she became the first Cuban woman to break the 2,400 Elo rating barrier, winning the title of International Master.

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25 years of Club Hemingway

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Cuba’s Hemingway International Yacht Club (CNIH) has organized a varied program of activities to celebrate its 25th anniversary, May 21.
Festivities began today, May 18th, with a 25th anniversary Regatta featuring some 200 boats, which could be seen from the Havana Malecon around 11:00am.