Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Italy Cancels Three-Pronged Bid for 2026 Winter Olympics Rome, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) The Italian government has cancelled today the joint bid of Milan, Turin and Cortina for the 2026 Winter Games. Russian Tennis Star Maria Sharapova Shuts Down 2018 Season Tianjin, China, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova announced today the end of her 2018 WTA season, withdrawing from Beijing, Tianjin and Moscow tournaments. Maradona Makes a Successful Debut with the Dorados de Sinaloa in Mex Mexico, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Diego Armando Maradona made his debut with a resounding victory for the Dorados de Sinaloa, the team he leads in the second division of Mexican soccer, with great prominence today from the local and national press. Japanese City of Sapporo will not Bid for Winter Olympics in 2026 Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep 17 (PL) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has agreed today not to include the city of Sapporo, Japan, in the bid to host the Winter Olympic Games in 2026. Cuba Wins Medals and Mentions at Biology Olympiad in Ecuador Quito, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban delegation that participated in the Ibero-American Biology Olympiad in Ecuador returned home today with gold and silver medals, two honorable mentions and an award for physical and mental skill. Real Madrid Midfielder Luka Modric Fined for Tax Evasion Madrid Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) Croatian midfielder Luka Modric was fined just over a million Euros by the Spanish tax authorities for the crime of tax evasion, the daily El Mundo reported today. Cuba-Brazil: Agreement in Developing Soccer in Cuba Havana, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The national soccer federations of Cuba and Brazil signed an agreement today for collaboration with the sponsoring of the International Soccer Associations Federation (FIFA). Italian Chievo Deducted 3 Points for Falsifying Player Sale Accounts Rome, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The Italian Football Federation has sanctioned Chievo Verona today with three points in the Serie A ranking, after detecting and confirming that the club falsified its accounts. Tokyo Olympic Torch Relay Scheduled for March 2020 Tokyo, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games announced on Wednesday the flame lighting for March 12, 2020. Spain Wants to Organize the 2028 Euro Cup and the 2030 World Cup Madrid Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Football Federation is proposing to organise the 2028 European Football Championship and the 2030 World Cup as announced today after a meeting between local officials and FIFA President Gianni Infantino. South Korea Plans to Approach DPRK for Hosting 2032 Summer Olympics Tokyo, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism of South Korea, Do Jong-hwan, declared here today that his country plans to run jointly with the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to host the 2032 Olympics. Cuban Marathon Marabana will Continue on World Sport Calendar 2019 Havana, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) has ratified the inclusion of the Cuban Marabana event in the world calendar for 2019, to be held on November 17, the local press reported today. Rafael Nadal to Skip Davis Cup Against France Due to a Knee Injury Madrid, Sep 9 (Prensa Latina) World number 1 Rafael Nadal was the leading force in the Spanish Davis Cup team for numerous times in the last 14 years and he also carried his team towards a win against Germany in April, defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber and Alexander Zverev to deliver two crucial points for his country. Maradona to Make Debut as Head Coach in Mexican Soccer Mexico, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) Diego Armando Maradona, the new head coach or technical director of the Mexican soccer team Dorados de Sinaloa, on the level of promotion (Ascenso) of the Mexican League, will debut on September 15 when the Dorados of Sinaloa meets Tapachula Catefaleros, it was reported today. Neymar: Captaincy is Added Responsibility, Enjoying It New Jersey, USA Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) Brazil''s star forward, Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, has opened up about being named the permanent captain of his national squad. German Track Cyclist Kristina Vogel in a Wheelchair After Crash Berlin, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) German cyclist Kristina Vogel, Olympic champion in London-2012 and Rio de Janeiro-2016, was in a wheelchair after a bone marrow fracture in a crash, the sportswoman announced today. Japan-Chile Friendly Cancelled Due to Earthquake Tokyo, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) The Japan Football Association (JFA) cancelled on Thursday the friendly match between the national team and Chile on the island of Hokkaido after the strong earthquake. Slovakian Rehak Wins Title in Olympic Pit at World Shooting Cup Changwon, South Korea, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) The Slovakian Zuzana Rehak won the title of the Olympic pit at the World Shooting Championship here today, beating the Chinese Xiaojing Wang in the tie-break. Colombia Regrets Pekerman's Resignation as National Coach Bogota, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) Colombia regrets on Wednesday the decision of Argentine coach Jose Pekerman to conclude his term as national coach after guiding Colombia's team for almost seven years. Executive Director Rules Out Overseas Bundesliga Matches Franckfort, Germany, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) A Liga match is set to be played in the USA this season, but the German Football League are resisting such a move.