Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Sports stars regret death of basketball player Kobe Bryant http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51433&SEO=sports-stars-regret-death-of-basketball-player-kobe-bryant Havana, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) World sports stars on Monday mourned the death of U.S. basketball player Kobe Bryant, who died Sunday with his daughter Gianna in a plane crash in California. Mexico ends cycle of meetings with federations towards Tokyo 2020 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51412&SEO=mexico-ends-cycle-of-meetings-with-federations-towards-tokyo-2020 Mexico, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) The Mission for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, chaired by Mario Garcia de la Torre, is concluding on Monday the cycle of meetings on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Football fans protest against Chilean president again http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51290&SEO=football-fans-protest-against-chilean-president-again Santiago, Chile,  (Prensa Latina) 'Piñera, an assassin like Pinochet' has become a recurrent refrain among football fans to reject the president during the games of the Chile Cup, as proved in the southern city of Temuco on Wednesday. Japan reaffirms interest in Cuban baseball http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51272&SEO=japan-reaffirms-interest-in-cuban-baseball Tokyo, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The Chunichi Dragons franchise of the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) League, reaffirmed on Wednesday its interest in expanding its relations with the Cuban baseball. Cuban cyclist Arlenis Sierra ranks 15th in Down Under race http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51138&SEO=cuban-cyclist-arlenis-sierra-ranks-15th-in-down-under-race Stirling, Australia, (Prensa Latina) Cuban cyclist Arlenis Sierra, a member of the Astana Women's Team club, on Saturday ranked 15TH in stage 3 of the 2020 Santos Tour Down Under, moving up to five places in the general individual classification. First visit by a FIFA committee to Syria since 2011 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=51039&SEO=first-visit-by-a-fifa-committee-to-syria-since-2011 Damascus,  (Prensa Latina) A committee of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) visited Syria, considered the first trip of its kind since the start of the war in that country in 2011. President Danilo Medina congratulates Dominican volleyball players http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50857&SEO=president-danilo-medina-congratulates-dominican-volleyball-players Santo Domingo, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Dominican President Danilo Medina congratulated the women's volleyball team after its qualification for the Tokyo Olympic Games was announced here today. President Danilo Medina congratulates Dominican volleyball players http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50937&SEO=president-danilo-medina-congratulates-dominican-volleyball-players 13 de enero de 2020, 15:40Santo Domingo, Jan 13 (Prensa Latina) Dominican President Danilo Medina congratulated the women''s volleyball team after its qualification for the Tokyo Olympic Games was announced here today. Iran's volleyball will be at the 2020 Olympic Games http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50811&SEO=irans-volleyball-will-be-at-the-2020-olympic-games Tehran,(Prensa Latina) Iranian men's national volleyball team beat China on Sunday to qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Matanzas opens fire and humbles Camaguey in Cuban baseball playoff http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50799&SEO=matanzas-opens-fire-and-humbles-camaguey-in-cuban-baseball-playoff FotosPL: Panchito GonzálezCamaguey, Jan 12 (Prensa Latina) Two homeruns by Javier Camero, one of them with full bases, led Matanzas to win the first game of playoffs in the Cuban 59th national series. Over 630,000 people apply to be Beijing 2022 Olympics volunteers http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50758&SEO=over-630000-people-apply-to-be-beijing-2022-olympics-volunteers Beijing, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese capital received applications from more than 630,000 nationals and foreigners who aspire to work as volunteers in the 24th Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, local press reported on Friday. Puerto Rico to host Caribbean Series despite earthquake http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50738&SEO=puerto-rico-to-host-caribbean-series-despite-earthquake San Juan, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The 62nd edition of the Caribbean Series will be held despite the aftershocks that still have Puerto Rico on edge this Thursday, organizers confirmed. Tokyo 2020 Olympic Village completion announced http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50732&SEO=tokyo-2020-olympic-village-completion-announced Tokyo,  (Prensa Latina) Director General of the Olympic Village of the 32nd Summer Olympiad, Tokyo 2020, Takashi Kitajima, reported on the completion of the facility. A total of 175 fencers to compete in World Cup in Havana http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50632&SEO=a-total-of-175-fencers-to-compete-in-world-cup-in-havana Havana, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) A total of 175 women fencers, including the top 38 in the world rankings, will compete in the Designated Senior World Cup - Indiv & Team, Women's Epee, to be held in Havana from Friday until Sunday, the Cuban Fencing Federation confirmed here. Gigantes de Rivas face last chance in Nicaraguan baseball league http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50618&SEO=gigantes-de-rivas-face-last-chance-in-nicaraguan-baseball-league Managua, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Gigantes de Rivas have one last chance for success as they host the Chinandega Tigers on the closing date of the semi-final of the Nicaraguan Professional Baseball League. Diaz-Canel denounces US actions against Cuban sports http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50587&SEO=diaz-canel-denounces-us-actions-against-cuban-sports Havana,  (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday denounced the actions taken by the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation (CPBC) to prevent Cuba from participating in the upcoming Caribbean Series. Cuban wrestlers lived a victorious 2019 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50529&SEO=cuban-wrestlers-lived-a-victorious-2019 Havana, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Wrestling medals for Cuba at the Lima Pan American Games and in the World Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan during the 2019 competitive calendar were highlighted today by the sports publication JIT. Authorities call on athletes to elevate Cuba in Tokyo-2020 Games http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50490&SEO=authorities-call-on-athletes-to-elevate-cuba-in-tokyo-2020-games Havana, (Prensa Latina) Roberto Leon Richards, president of the Cuban Olympic Committee, and Osvaldo Vento, president of the National Sports Institute (INDER), congratulated the Cuban athletes, who are focusing their work on the Tokyo-2020 Olympics, for the new year. Venezuelan athletes won over 1,000 sports medals from 2017 to 2019 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50331&SEO=venezuelan-athletes-won-over-1000-sports-medals-from-2017-to-2019 Caracas, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan athletes won 1,612 medals in international sporting events and Olympic qualifying championships from 2017 to 2019, a report by the country's Executive Vice Presidency highlighted this Thursday. Reigning Cuban Baseball champion Las Tunas raises its game http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=50249&SEO=reigning-cuban-baseball-champion-las-tunas-raises-its-game Havana, (Prensa Latina) In an afternoon that saw few home runs, Las Tunas, reigning Cuban champion, defeated Matanzas 8-6 yesterday at the beginning of the last series of games of the second round of the 59th National Baseball Series.