Olympic Games Rio 2016

Cuban Paralympians prepare for Río

The Cuban delegation to the 15th Paralympic Games in Río de Janeiro, Brazil, participated in the official flag-presentation ceremony on August 25, at the José Martí Memorial

Cuban Olympians return home (+ Photos)

The last group of the Cuban delegation to participate in the 31st Olympic Games arrived on the island this Tuesday afternoon

Julio César secures Cuba’s third Río gold

Boxer Julio César La Cruz secured the island’s third gold medal of the Río Games. Cuba remains 21st on the medal table

Another Olympic medal for Cuba

Discus thrower Denia Caballero became the first female athlete to win a medal for Cuba in this year's Río Games

A promise kept, Mijaín wins gold (+PHOTOS)

Today, August 16, gymnast Manrique Larduet, another outstanding Cuban athlete, will also be competing for gold despite an injury to his right ankle

Borrero, Cuba’s first Olympic Champion in Rio

Greco-Roman wrestler Ismael Borrero (59kg) won Cuba’s first gold medal of this year’s Río Olympic Games, after defeating Shinobu Ota of Japan, by technical superiority in the final

Johannys Argilagos secures first medal for Cuba

Light Flyweight (49kg) World Champion Johannys Argilagos defeated Kenya’s Peter Warui by unanimous decision to secure Cuba its first medal (bronze) of the 2016 Río Olympic Games

Sports by air, sea, land

As yet without medals, Cuba's presence is being felt in the Río Summer Games, with the men's beach volleyball duo defeating Brazil

Beginning today history will be made

This evening, August 5, in Río de Janeiro's Maracaná Stadium, the 36th Olympic Games will be inaugurated

Cuba up and running in Río

Voting continues in the Olympic Village to elect members of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission