Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Neymar to donate one million dollars to fight Covid-19 in Brazil http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54215&SEO=neymar-to-donate-one-million-dollars-to-fight-covid-19-in-brazil Brasilia, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr., who is 28 years old, will donate one million dollars to fight the SARS-CoV-2 virus pandemic in this country, where so far it has killed 299 people, SBT television reported. Mediterranean Games postponed due to adjustments of sports calendar http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54056&SEO=mediterranean-games-postponed-due-to-adjustments-of-sports-calendar Algeria,  (Prensa Latina) The organizers of the Mediterranean Games have postponed for 2022 the games, which slated to take place between June and July this year, in a series of adjustments to the calendar of sports events worldwide, as a result of the situation created by the Covid-19. French stadium offers facilities to Covid-19 patients http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54044&SEO=french-stadium-offers-facilities-to-covid-19-patients Paris, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) In a gesture similar to others worldwide, the Paris La Defense Arena offered its facilities to patients infected with the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, local media reported on Tuesday. Global isolation raises online chess audiences http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54043&SEO=global-isolation-raises-online-chess-audiences Lausanne, Switzerland, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The International Chess Federation (FIDE, in French) has revealed the increase in online audiences as part of the alternatives for millions of people in isolation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Dominican Republic to participate at Online Chess Tournament http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=54026&SEO=dominican-republic-to-participate-at-online-chess-tournament Santo Domingo, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Dominican Republic has confirmed its participation at the World Online Chess Tournament, in support of the 'Stay at Home' program to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. The Dominican Chess Federation announced its participation at this amazing online event that will be held on the world platform Lichess.org. Cuba modifies Olympic schedule due to new coronavirus http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53852&SEO=cuba-modifies-olympic-schedule-due-to-new-coronavirus Por Fausto TrianaHavana, (Prensa Latina) Reality overcomes fiction and in light of the pandemic of the new coronavirus, Cuba has decided to modify its Olympic schedule immediately and be optimistic about the future of sports. Cuban legend postpones retirement to go after his fourth gold medal http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53813&SEO=cuban-legend-postpones-retirement-to-go-after-his-fourth-gold-medal Havana, Mar 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Mijail Lopez maintains his desire to become an Olympic champion for the fourth time, and postponed his retirement from wrestling to be present at the Olympic Games. Cuba trusts IOC will take best decision on Olympics http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53711&SEO=cuba-trusts-ioc-will-take-best-decision-on-olympics 23 de marzo de 2020, 11:42 Havana, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Cuban Olympics Committee, Roberto Leon Richards, has assured that Cuba trusts that the International Olympics Committee (IOC) and the organizers of the Tokyo-2020 Olympics will take the best decision on whether they will take place or not. Unthinkable to keep date of Olympic Games, warned in France http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53691&SEO=unthinkable-to-keep-date-of-olympic-games-warned-in-france 23 de marzo de 2020, 1:30Paris, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The president of the French Athletics Federation, André Giraud, described as unthinkable that the date scheduled to celebrate the XXXII Olympic Games in Tokyo-2020, still convened from July 24 to 9, could be kept August. Ronaldinho and a day after 40 ... http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53684&SEO=ronaldinho-and-a-day-after-40-... Asuncion, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) One day after his 40th birthday, the famous former Brazilian soccer player, Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, 'Ronaldinho', does not know how much longer his luck will move against the hands of a clock. Ex-Real Madrid President Lorenzo Sanz dies for Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53675&SEO=ex-real-madrid-president-lorenzo-sanz-dies-for-covid-19 Madrid, March 21 (Prensa Latina) The bad news about the new coronavirus pandemic continues to plague the world today and this Sunday the death of Lorenzo Sanz, president of Real Madrid between 1995 and 2000, was reported due to the Covid-19. IOC president considers premature to postpone Tokyo 2020 Games http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53639&SEO=ioc-president-considers-premature-to-postpone-tokyo-2020-games 20 de marzo de 2020, 14:54 New York, United States, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) German Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), affirmed that it would be premature to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Games as of Friday, due to the global pandemic of the new coronavirus, SARS-Cov-2. Cuba intensifies combat against Covid-19 and suspends sports events http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53538&SEO=cuba-intensifies-combat-against-covid-19-and-suspends-sports-events 18 de marzo de 2020, 13:52 Havana, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 pandemic has forced Cuba to suspend its sports calendar, in a country where ten cases of the disease have been reported so far, including one death, and preventive measures to combat the epidemic have been intensified. UEFA postpones Eurocup for summer of 2021 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53488&SEO=uefa-postpones-eurocup-for-summer-of-2021 Nyon, Switzerland, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) on Tuesday confirmed the postponement of the 2020 Eurocup for the summer of 2021, as a preventive action against the spreading of the Covid-19 pandemic affecting the entire world. UEFA to define football landscape in Europe http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53446&SEO=uefa-to-define-football-landscape-in-europe Nyon, Switzerland, Mar 17 (Prensa Latina) The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) will define today the panorama of this sport in Europe during a videoconference of the 55 federations that comprise it, its various Leagues and the players. Suk, the first professional football player with Covid-19 in France http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53367&SEO=suk-the-first-professional-football-player-with-covid-19-in-france Paris, (Prensa Latina) South Korean forward Hyun-jun Suk, who plays in the second-division Troyes team, is the first professional football player in France suffering from Covid-19, local press and social media reported on Saturday. Cuba ratifies suspension of international football competitions http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53366&SEO=cuba-ratifies-suspension-of-international-football-competitions Havana, Mar 14 (Prensa Latina) As part of the measures that have been taken to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the Cuban Football Association ratified the suspension of international competitions scheduled for this month. Japan says Trump: Tokyo Olympics to open on July 24 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53329&SEO=japan-says-trump-tokyo-olympics-to-open-on-july-24 13 de marzo de 2020, 11:46 Tokyo, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday conveyed US President Donald Trump the decision to hold the 32th Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics on the date the IOC scheduled, from July 24 to August 9. Spain suspends amateur football calendar due to COVID-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53226&SEO=spain-suspends-amateur-football-calendar-due-to-covid-19 Madrid, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Wednesday approved the suspension of all amateur games for two weeks in an effort to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading. Japan postpones start of Professional Baseball League http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=53136&SEO=japan-postpones-start-of-professional-baseball-league 9 de marzo de 2020, 15:8Tokyo, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) The directors of the Professional Baseball League of Japan (NPB) decided today to postpone until mid-April the start of the season due to the spread of the coronavirus, reported the Japanese public broadcaster NHK.