Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina DPRK Governmental Mission to Attend Closing of PyeongChang-2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24864&SEO=dprk-governmental-mission-to-attend-closing-of-pyeongchang-2018 Seoul, feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Eight government officials of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will travel to South Korea Sunday for the closing of the 23 PyeongChang winter Olympic Games, confirmed Seoul authorities today. Javier Sotomayor Highlights Potential of Cuban Track and Field http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24814&SEO=javier-sotomayor-highlights-potential-of-cuban-track-and-field Havana, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban male former high jumper and still world recordman Javier Sotomayor highlighted the potential of Cuban track and field to face new international competitions, among them the Central American Games in Barranquilla, Colombia this year. Winter Olympics: USA, Canada to Clash for Gold Medal in Hockey http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24760&SEO=winter-olympics-usa-canada-to-clash-for-gold-medal-in-hockey PyeongChang, South Korea, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The United States and Canada will fight for gold in the women''s ice hockey of the PyeongChang-2018 Winter Games, after overtaking today Finland and the team of Russian Olympic Athletes, respectively. Toni Kroos Injury Rings Alarm Bells at Real Madrid http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24679&SEO=toni-kroos-injury-rings-alarm-bells-at-real-madrid Madrid, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) A sprain in his left knee means the Germany international midfielder is likely to miss a La Liga trip to Real Betis on Sunday. Magnus Cort Nielsen Wins Stage Four of Tour of Oman http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24678&SEO=magnus-cort-nielsen-wins-stage-four-of-tour-of-oman Mescate, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Magnus Cort Nielsen (Astana) sprinted to victory on stage four of the 2018 Tour of Oman on Friday. Germany Leads Winter Olympic Games Medal Position List http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24620&SEO=germany-leads-winter-olympic-games-medal-position-list PyeongChang, South Korea, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Germany won two gold medals today and expanded the margin to the Netherlands in the fight for dominance in the table of medals of the PyeongChang-2018 Winter Olympic Games. Cyclist Chris Froome Requests Justice in His Doping Investigation http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24600&SEO=cyclist-chris-froome-requests-justice-in-his-doping-investigation Mijas, Spain,Feb 14(Prensa Latina) The four times Tour de France winner, Chris Froome, requested justice today in the investigation carried out by the International Cycling Union (UCI) for a possible case of doping against him. Bolivia Debuts at Winter Olympic Games, PyeongChang 2018 http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24545&SEO=bolivia-debuts-at-winter-olympic-games-pyeongchang-2018 La Paz, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia is debuting today at the Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018, with Simon Breitfuss, in combined slalom, one of the three Alpine ski specialties in which he will compete. Russian President Talks to FIFA President http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24520&SEO=russian-president-talks-to-fifa-president Moscow, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Russian President Vladimir Putin received International Football Association (FIFA) president Gianni Infantino Monday, to talk on the preparations of the 2018 World Soccer Cup to be held in Russia in June and July. Sale of Tickets for Winter Olympic Games Increase http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24502&SEO=sale-of-tickets-for-winter-olympic-games-increase Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Organizing Committee of the Olympic Winter Games announced today a considerable increase in the sale of tickets, accounting for 84 percent of tickets purchased from the total available. Iran, Futsal Asia Champion; Sports Ministry Hailed Victory http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24478&SEO=iran-futsal-asia-champion-sports-ministry-hailed-victory Tehran, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Iran''s Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Masoud Soltanifar, on Sunday congratulated the National Team for having won the Asia Futsal Championship by beating 4-0 Japan at the grand final. Glories of Cuban Athletics Receive Distinction in Nicaragua http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24439&SEO=glories-of-cuban-athletics-receive-distinction-in-nicaragua Managua,  (Prensa Latina) The glories of Cuban athletics, Javier Sotomayor and Ana Fidelia Quirot, received today the Order of Sports Excellence Alexis Argüello, from the mayor of Managua. Jamaica Takes Part in Winter Olympic Games http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24426&SEO=jamaica-takes-part-in-winter-olympic-games Kingston, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The Jamaican participation in the 23rd PyeongChang-2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, was highlighted today by the press. Inaugural Gala Starts Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018 in South Korea http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24403&SEO=inaugural-gala-starts-winter-olympics-pyeongchang-2018-in-south-korea Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games started today in this city amid a display of lights, fireworks and typical dances of Korea. Arsene Wenger Criticizes English Footballers http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24384&SEO=arsene-wenger-criticizes-english-footballers London, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Arsene Wenger, manager of Arsenal club, criticized English footballers hard today, who assured they have become masters of simulation. FIFA President Insists on Using Video Assistant Referee System http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24378&SEO=fifa-president-insists-on-using-video-assistant-referee-system Hanoi, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) FIFA President Gianni Infantino insisted today on having a video assistant referee system during the Russia-2018 World Cup. Bolivia to Host 5th South American Anti-Doping Organization Meeting http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24365&SEO=bolivia-to-host-5th-south-american-anti-doping-organization-meeting La Paz, Feb 8 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will host today and tomorrow the 5th Meeting of the South American Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO-SAM) at the Ambassador Hotel in Cochabamba city, local media said today. Provocation against Russia Linked with Olympic Games Denounced http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24350&SEO=provocation-against-russia-linked-with-olympic-games-denounced Moscow, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Russia denounced a provocation campaign Wednesday against it to accuse this country of being involved in interferences for the preparation of the Winter Olympic Games in the South Korean city of PyengChang. Virus Threatens Pyeongchang Winter Olympics http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24334&SEO=virus-threatens-pyeongchang-winter-olympics Seoul, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The number of people infected with a stomach virus has already risen to 86 in Pyeongchang, where the Winter Olympics will start Friday, February 9, health authorities of the Republic of Korea informed. Russian Athletes Appeal before Court of Arbitration for Sport http://plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24283&SEO=russian-athletes-appeal-before-court-of-arbitration-for-sport Pyeongchang, South Korea, Feb 6 (Prensa Latina) Thirty-two Russian athletes today filed an appeal before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to be invited on time and participate in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.