OFFICIAL VOICE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF CUBA CENTRAL COMMITTEE

BALTIMORE ORIOLES VS. CUBA

A victory for baseball

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March 28, 1999, the Baltimore Orioles faced the Cuban national team in Havana’s Latinoamericano Stadium, and on May 3, the two met under the lights in Camden Yards, a sports moment of fine art, despite the obstacles created

PAN AMERICAN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS

Food for thought

Iván Silva (90 kg) proved he is enjoying a great moment of his career by securing the gold medal.

The results of the 2019 Pan American Judo Championships, served as a glimpse of what could be to come at the upcoming Lima Games

Trump breaks Cuba-U.S. baseball agreement

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The agreement applauded by players and fans around the world was canceled to further the Trump administration’s increasingly confrontational policy toward Cuba

ATHLETICS

Facing the future with objectivity

Yipsi Moreno, national athletics commissioner, noted that Cuban athletes are training hard, in the lead-up to the Pan-American Games in Lima.

Cuban athletics has seen a growing number of talented young figures in almost all disciplines, fueling expectations for a bright future

TRACK & FIELD

Final results from Cuba Cup

Juan Miguel Echevarría put on an impressive performance at the Cuba Cup.

Juan Miguel Echevarría’s jump of 8.92 meters was the best of the competition that concluded March 10

2019 CARIBBEAN SERIES

A party for the guests

Panama’s Bulls were the worthy champions of the Series.

Panama came out ready to devour the Cuban team, and was able to win the final game February 10, 3-1, and capture their second title in the Caribbean Series

Cuban Baseball Federation and MLB reach historic agreement

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“Today is a happy day for Cuban baseball, for the world, the people of Cuba and the United States,” stated Higinio Vélez Carrión, president of the Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB), referring to the agreement to allow Cuban players to sign with the Major Leagues

JORDAN DÍAZ

One, two, three… What a cool jump!

At only 17 years of age, Jordan Díaz won the triple jump championship at the Youth Olympics, this year in Buenos Aires.

“Every year that goes by, I can get better. I’m only 17 and I think the goal is to move forward. I’m not looking for records, what’s important to me is to get better, break my own records”

Ronaldo Veitía: A giant of the tatami

Veitía is not accustomed to doing nothing, and is now training children between five and 15 years of age.

For more than 30 years, Veitía led the national women’s judo team and became one of the world’s longest-serving national team coaches. His recent induction into the Judo Hall of Fame is more than deserved recognition of his efforts

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist

The U.S. volleyball team last played in Havana in 2016.

The Trump administration have caused a setback in sports relations between Cuba and the U.S. - affecting international volleyball competition notably, among other negative consequences

On the field… everyday

Víctor Bejerano accumulated impressive statistics during his 24-year career.

There are few players who, with their devotion to baseball and hard work, have played more than 20 years - some are well known, others not, but all deserving of more respect

Technology and sports: A winning formula

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In Cuba, the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation has established laboratories with a variety of technologies to more effectively manage athletes’ training and improve performances

Basketball in El Salvador

Torres and Valdés win silver

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Cuban basketball players Orestes Torres and Lisván Valdés finished second in the last round of El Salvador’s basketball league, after their team Santa Tecla BC lost against Halcones de Sonzacate in the final

For the good of the community

Jorge López Reyes received the Martyrs of Barbados Medal for his work supporting community sports.

For Jorge López Reyes, a community sports facilitator in his neighborhood of Aldabó in the municipality of Boyeros, Havana province, receiving the Martyrs of Barbados Medal, is recognition of the good work he has been doing in his community

Key West-Havana crossing

New powerboat record set!

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Jay Johnson and Nigel Hook from the U.S., broke the powerboat record travelling from Key West to Havana on August 17, in one hour 18 minutes and three second

Golden women

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Only 40 countries have won more than 10 gold medals in the Olympics, and Cuban women have won 12

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