Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Nafissatou Thiam and Mutaz Essa Barshim Athletes of the Year http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21512&SEO=nafissatou-thiam-and-mutaz-essa-barshim-athletes-of-the-year 24 de noviembre de 2017, 17:13Monaco, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Belgian female hepthalonist and Qatari male high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim conquered their respective awards as Athletes of the Year of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). IOC Sanctions Four Russian Winter Athletes http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21495&SEO=ioc-sanctions-four-russian-winter-athletes 24 de noviembre de 2017, 12:05Lausanne,Switzerland, Nov 24(Prensa Latina) The sanctioned athletes are two Russian bobsledders, Olga Stulneva and Sochi 2014 gold medallist Aleksandr Zubkov, and two Russian speed skaters, Sochi 2014 silver medallist Olga Fatkulina and Aleksander Rumyantsev. Lionel Messi Receives 4th Golden Shoe as Europe's Top Scorer http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21492&SEO=lionel-messi-receives-4th-golden-shoe-as-europes-top-scorer Barcelona,Spain, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Lionel Messi received his fourth Golden Shoe award on Friday for leading all of Europe''s leagues in scoring last season. NBA: Miami Heat Cuts Bostin Celtics Winning Streak http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21462&SEO=nba-miami-heat-cuts-bostin-celtics-winning-streak Miami, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) A great part of the US specialized press in the world of sports wrote Thursday about the end of the winning streak on consecutive victories of the Boston Celtics at the US professional basketball championship of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Quebec Capitals Want to Widen Links with Cuban Baseball Players http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21418&SEO=quebec-capitals-want-to-widen-links-with-cuban-baseball-players Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) The leaders of the Canadian baseball club Quebec Capitales today confirmed their interest in expanding ties with Cuban baseball players, which they began in 2014. Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas Voted as Best Female Latin Athlete http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21415&SEO=venezuelan-yulimar-rojas-voted-as-best-female-latin-athlete Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas received Wednesday the votes of two Cuban radio stations from the western province of Matanzas, La Voz de la Victoria (Ciénaga de Zapata) and Radio Llanura from the municipality of Colón, that gave their vote in favour of Rojas as Best Female Athlete of the Year 2017 in Latin America. Why Lefties Have the Upper Hand in Sports http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21407&SEO=why-lefties-have-the-upper-hand-in-sports London,Nov 22(Prensa Latina)Left-handed athletes do better in sports because players are not as used to how they pitch the ball or throw a punch. Sevilla Coach Eduardo Berizzo Reveals Prostate Cancer Diagnosis http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21404&SEO=sevilla-coach-eduardo-berizzo-reveals-prostate-cancer-diagnosis Sevilla, Spain,Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Sevilla''s Argentinian coach Eduardo Berizzo has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the club confirmed today, just hours after his side staged a remarkable comeback against Liverpool in the Champions League. Cuban Sports Convention Deals with Doping http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21382&SEO=cuban-sports-convention-deals-with-doping Havana, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) Different issues related to the fight against doping will be under discussion today during the 7th Convention on Physical Activity and Sports (AFIDE), the main Cuban sports scientific event. Cooperation for Joint Host for 2030 World Cup http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21373&SEO=cooperation-for-joint-host-for-2030-world-cup 21 de noviembre de 2017, 16:46Asuncion, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Representatives from Paraguay, Argentina and Uruguay signed an understanding memorandum Tuesday, to go for a joint postulation to become the host of the 2030 World Soccer Cup. Main Scientific Sports Event Opens in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21359&SEO=main-scientific-sports-event-opens-in-cuba Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The seventh Physical Activity and Sports (AFIDE) Convention was inaugurated here today, with a keynote address given by the president of the Cuban Sports Institute, Antonio Eduardo Becali. Main Cuban Sports Scientific Event Begins http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21337&SEO=main-cuban-sports-scientific-event-begins Havana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The 7th Convention on Physical Activity and Sports (AFIDE), the main Cuban sports scientific event, began here today in the presence of more than 400 foreign and about 300 domestic delegates. IBA President Resigns http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21323&SEO=iba-president-resigns Lausanne, Switzerland, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Taiwanese Ching-Kuo Wu, president of the Amateur International Boxing Association (IBA), who was suspended just a little more than a month ago by the same entity, announced his resignation after eleven years in the presidency. Cuban Henry Jaen Wins for the Fifth Time Marathon of Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21283&SEO=cuban-henry-jaen-wins-for-the-fifth-time-marathon-of-havana Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Henry Jaen won the Marabana marathon race for the fifth time on Havana streets and avenues, the largest mass sports event in Cuba attended by almost 6,000 long distance runners from 66 countries. MARABANA Marathon to be Run Tomorrow in Havana http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21259&SEO=marabana-marathon-to-be-run-tomorrow-in-havana La Habana,Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Almost 5 thousand runners, 262 of them visitors from 68 countries will run tomorrow the 31 Edition of MARABANA with distance of 21 and 42,195 kilometers, being the most important running activitiy in Cuba. US Former MLB Players on School Baseball Clinics in Cuba http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21242&SEO=us-former-mlb-players-on-school-baseball-clinics-in-cuba Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Baseball Federation and the Association of Retired Baseball Players of the United States will develop improvement clinics for athletes of the school category at three stadiums on the island. Canada Receives Support as Host of WADA http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21237&SEO=canada-receives-support-as-host-of-wada 17 de noviembre de 2017, 16:24Ottawa, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Press media and personalities from Canada highlighted the decision of the Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to keep its host building in the Canadian city of Montreal, at least up to 2031. ATP Finals: David Goffin Thrashes Dominic Thiem to Reach Semi-finals http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21229&SEO=atp-finals-david-goffin-thrashes-dominic-thiem-to-reach-semi-finals 17 de noviembre de 2017, 13:22London,Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Belgian seventh seed David Goffin completed the semi-final line-up at the ATP Finals with victory over Austrian fourth seed Dominic Thiem in London. Cuba with Eight Wrestlers to under-23 World in Poland http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21188&SEO=cuba-with-eight-wrestlers-to-under-23-world-in-poland Havana, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will be present at the under-23 World Wrestling Championship to be disputed in the city of Bydgosazcz (Poland) from November 20 to 26 with eight fighters in competition. IOC Official Regards Bolivarian Games as Essential http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=21178&SEO=ioc-official-regards-bolivarian-games-as-essential Madrid, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) ''Regional sports games such as the Bolivarian Games are the base for the Olympic pyramid, essential for the development of the participating countries,'' said Wednesday Pere Miro, Assistant General Director of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).