5th WORLD SERIES OF BOXING
LONDON.- Despite knowing in advance that they were headed for the semi-finals at the top of Group A, Cuba’s Domadores team pulled no punches on April 16 and defeated the British Lionhearts 5-0 in the penultimate weekend of the regular season of the 5th World Series of Boxing.
In just 31 minutes, the athlete from Havana decided the final match, guaranteeing him 2,500 points in the world rankings.
“So far I have not thought about leaving the coaches’ bench. I am focused on qualifying for the World Cup in Colombia”
NATIONAL BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
The final hour of Cuba’s 54th National Series has arrived and playing today, April 3, are those who performed the best over the season which began last September 21. Ciego de Ávila and the Isle of Youth won the honor, never wavering in decisive moments, stepping up to the plate when the game required their best performance.
5TH WORLD SERIES OF BOXING
The Cuban team celebrated their tenth consecutive victory with 30 points at the “Wings of the Soviets” Sports Palace, Moscow
The March 22 game between Cuba’s national team and the Tampa Bay Rays at Havana’s Latinoamericano Stadium, was a great celebration attended by the two countries’ Presidents
PAN AMERICAN JUDO
Cuban judo took second place at the Pan American individual tournament held in Edmonton, Canada, April 24-26, winning four gold, two silver and eight bronze medals. Strong performances allowed the majority of both the men’s and women’s teams to qualify for the Toronto Games, scheduled July 10-26
Erislandy Savon, Rolando Acebal and Javier Ibáñez were honored with three major awards instituted recently by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
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
Cuban Baseball Federation announces selection of Mesa as manager and highlights players' efforts during training