Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Five Cuban weightlifters to compete in Colombia Open Havana, (Prensa Latina) Five Cuban weightlifting exponents (two women and three men) are registered today among the competitors of the Colombia Open, scheduled to take place in Cali from May 10 to 16. President Díaz-Canel praises Cuban results in sports contest Havana, (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, highlighted the women's team of his country that achieved the gold medal in the 4x400 meters section of the World Relay Championship held in Poland. Cuba thanks condolences for death of baseball commissioner 30 de abril de 2021, 15:14 Havana, (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) on Friday thanked the words of condolences from the Caribbean Professional Co0 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB) on Friday thanked the words of condolences from the Caribbean Professional Confederation (CBPC) and its head, Juan Francisco Puello, for the death of Cuba's commissioner, Ernesto Reynoso. Ricardo Fraccari mourns death of Cuban baseball official Havana, Apr 29 (Prensa Latina) The president of the World Baseball-Softball Confederation, Ricardo Fraccari, on Thursday expressed sorrow for the death of Ernesto Reynoso, who was the top baseball official in Cuba. Diaz-Canel regrets death of Cuban sports leader Havana, Apr 28 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday expressed his condolences to the Cuban sports movement over the death of National Baseball Commissioner Ernesto Reynoso, due to complications related to Covid-19. Cuba announces director of team for Olympic Baseball Qualifier Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Baseball Federation on Tuesday announced Armando Ferrer as director of the team that will take part in the Olympic Baseball Qualifier of the Americas, which will take place in the United States, according to Jit website. Cuban baseball resumes training for international games Havana, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's baseball pre-selections resumed training on Monday with a view to the Caribbean Cup and the pre-Olympic of the Americas. Uruguay promotes plasma donations from athletes to fight Covid-19 Montevideo, Apr 25 (Prensa Latina) The National Secretariat of Sports (SND) of Uruguay on Sunday promoted plasma donations by members of competitive teams who overcame Covid-19. Beijing hosts its 10,000-runner half marathon Beijing, (Prensa Latina) Beijing hosted on Saturday its half marathon with a limit of 10,000 participants and strict health measures to curb any possibility of Covid-19 resurgence. Japan reiterates security for Tokyo Olympic Games Tokyo, Apr 23 (Prensa Latina) Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday said that his government will take measures to ensure that the Tokyo Olympic Games are safe and secure. Copa America to be played without public in Colombia Bogota, (Prensa Latina) While the European Super League's frustrated proposal focuses the media attention, Colombia's decision to hold the Copa America without public due to its epidemiological situation is currently standing out on the other side of the world. AIPS denounces murder of female handball player in Afghanistan Kabul, (Prensa Latina) The murder of Afghanistan's national handball team player, Nooria Tabesh, is added today to the growing list of deaths of women journalists and civil society activists in that country. Cuba raises to six the number of softball contracts in Italy Havana, (Prensa Latina) With the hiring of Anisley Lopez, Rosangela Jardines and Sarai Gongora, Cuban softball raised to six the number of players contracted in the A1 series in Italy. Cuban Gracial stood out at bat in Japanese baseball Tokyo, April 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Yurisbel Gracial went for three in four times at bat, plus a run scored, to contribute to the success of his team SoftBank Falcons, 4-3 against the Orix Buffaloes. Luis Mejia inspects possible venue for Central American Games Santo Domingo, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) The president of Centro Caribe Sports, Luis Mejia, traveled on Wednesday to El Salvador at the head of a commission that will assess that nation as a possible venue for the 24th Central American and Caribbean Games. Cuban Martin stands out in Japanese baseball Tokyo, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Cuban outfielder Leonys Martin stood out on Tuesday in the success of his team the Lotte Marinos, 6-2 against the Rakuten Eagles, by connecting a hit in three innings and scoring two runs. Havana's Anti-Doping Laboratory is another victim of US blockade Havana, (Prensa Latina) 'The US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba has a strong impact on the Havana Anti-Doping Laboratory,' its director Master of Science Rodny Montes de Oca denounced on Monday. Brazil, Nicaragua to square off in basketball semifinals Managua, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The games of the Brazilian teams Sao Paulo-Flamengo and Minas Tenis, against Real Esteli, from Nicaragua, are part of the semifinals of the Basketball Champions League (BCL Americas) for Sunday. Cuban athlete Eglys de la Cruz to compete in Tokyo 2020 Havana, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban shooter Eglys de la Cruz confirmed in Havana on Saturday that she will compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, scheduled from July 23 to August 8, 2021. Venezuela, China sign sports cooperation agreement Caracas, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and China signed on Friday a Sports Cooperation Agreement to strengthen the joint work of both nations in that area, informed the Minister of Youth and Sports Mervin Maldonado.