4TH WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC
Jonder Martínez will take the place of star pitcher Freddy Asiel Álvarez in a last minute change, with Lázaro Blanco, Vladimir García and Vladimir Baños, as the main openers. Negotiations with Major League Baseball in the U.S continue but will not impact this competition
NATIONAL BASKETBALL FINAL
Ciego de Avila secured a ninth championship and definitive victory in the Superior Basketball League in the final quarter with a score of 68-64 over longstanding rivals Capitalinos of Havana
42 year old Wilfredo Carbó from Havana and goalkeeper for the Cuban national squad, still feels the desire to go out on the pitch and face off against the most feared center in the world.
WORLD ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Cuban gymnast gained 15.600 points on one of the most spectacular apparatus and was only surpassed by Japan’s Kohei Uchimura (15.833) and Danell Leyva (15.700) of the U.S.
ATHLETICS FOR THE DISABLED
Omara Durand won her second gold medal of the tournament, a result which also saw her set a new world record of 23.03 seconds
CYCLISTS HEADING TO RÍO
Marlíes Mejías will play a crucial role in Cuba's attempt to improve this year's Olympic harvest in cycling
FIFTH WORLD SERIES OF BOXING
In the battle for the title in this demanding global competition, the Cuban team will face Kazakhstan, who defeated Russia
The Cuban Volleyball Federation reported that a closed-door oral hearing involving the six athletes detained in the Scandinavian country will commence on August 29
The athlete from Santiago de Cuba gained the upper hand with a solid performance including complex movements and technique
FEW days remain until the curtains open on the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games, taking place in Veracruz, Mexico from November 14-30, where six Cuban athletes, three male and female, will compete in the modern pentathlon.