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BARRANQUILLA 2018

Ambitious goals set

Serguey Torres, one of Cuba’s canoeing stars.

Cuban canoeing athletes will participate in the ten events of the competition

NORCECA U19 VOLLEYBALL (M)

Cuba retains its crown in Costa Rica

Cuba retains its crown in Costa Rica.

The Cuban team defeated the United States in straight sets (25-17, 25-17 and 25-20), to retain the Norceca U19 Continental Volleyball Championship crown

INTERNATIONAL BOXING

Two paths to success

Erislandy Savón (left) is favorite to win gold in the Central American and Caribbean Games.

The Cuban team is in excellent form as its prepares for the two biggest challenges of the year: the World Series of Boxing final and the Barranquilla 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games

Juan Miguel has wind in his sails

Juan Miguel Echevarría soared through the air in Stockholm and confirmed his spot among the world’s best long jumpers.

Cuba’s young star leapt for a spectacular 8.83 meters, taking the long jump title at the Diamond League’s sixth event of the season

Closer to Barranquilla

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José Antonio Miranda, head of Cuban High Performance Sports, spoke with Granma International

Cubans claim gold and silver in Duisburg

The experienced Serguey Torres (right) and Fernando Dayán Jorge, had a successful weekend competing in the Canoe Sprint World Cup in the German city of Duisburg.

Cuban canoeists Fernando Dayán Jorge and Serguey Torres won gold and silver respectively in the C1- 5,000 meters event this May 27, on the last day of theCanoe Sprint World Cup in the German city of Duisburg

Yarisley Silva: The same dreams and desires

Silva continues to be a favorite in global competitions.

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in sight, the stellar Cuban pole vaulter Yarisley Silva’s dreams and desires have not changed since she surprised her compatriots and the world by winning silver in the London 2012 Games

CENTRAL AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN GAMES

The current scenario demands efficiency

Seremonia de Inauguracion Rio 2016, desfile y cuba

With an important part of the delegation to Barranquilla 2018 occupied by team sports, Cuba also needs first-rate performances in the traditional multi-medal events

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

A laboratory of champions

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More than 95,000 students have graduated from the University of Physical Culture and Sports Science over the last 45 years

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