Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuban cyclist Sierra to continue Olympic training in Italy http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64905&SEO=cuban-cyclist-sierra-to-continue-olympic-training-in-italy Havana, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban cyclist Arlenis Sierra traveled to Italy on Saturday to continue her training for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, scheduled from July 23 to August 8, 2021. Chilean tennis player Guarachi wins doubles tournament in Australia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64895&SEO=chilean-tennis-player-guarachi-wins-doubles-tournament-in-australia Canberra, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Chilean tennis player Alexa Guarachi, along with American Desire Krawczyk, won the doubles title at the Australian tournament in Adelaide. Portugal's Porto club mourns Cuban handball player http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64866&SEO=portugals-porto-club-mourns-cuban-handball-player Lisbon, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The Porto club on Friday confirmed the death of Cuban handball player Alfredo Quintana, and Portugal's sports are in mourning, local media, including Tribuna Expreso, Ionline and JM Madeira, reported. Cuban Paralympic athletes to conquer Tokyo http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64865&SEO=cuban-paralympic-athletes-to-conquer-tokyo Havana (Prensa Latina) Cuban athletes are strengthening their training in order to make new achievements at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, scheduled from August 24 to September 9. Cuban handball player remains in serious condition in Portugal http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64836&SEO=cuban-handball-player-remains-in-serious-condition-in-portugal Lisbon, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuban handball player Alfredo Quintana, goalkeeper of the Portugal's Oporto club, continues today in serious condition after suffering a cardiac arrest during last Monday's training. Cuban jumper remains undefeated in athletics season http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64801&SEO=cuban-jumper-remains-undefeated-in-athletics-season Madrid, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban jumper Juan Miguel Hechevarria won on Wednesday with a jump of eight meters and 14 centimeters at the Athletic Meeting in Madrid, and maintained his undefeated record in the current season of the indoor discipline. Chinese Parliament rejects Canada's call against Beijing-2022 games http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64792&SEO=chinese-parliament-rejects-canadas-call-against-beijing-2022-games Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The National People's Congress (NPC) of China rejected Canada's call to boycott the Beijing-2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and described the action as interference in the policies implemented in Xinjiang. Milestones of Cuban sports in 60 years of revolution (+Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64742&SEO=milestones-of-cuban-sports-in-60-years-of-revolution-photos Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) More than 70 Olympic gold medals today endorse Cuba's success on the world stage in 60 years of revolution and under the principle of sport as the people's right. Cuban Star to show his talent in Mexico's professional baseball http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64669&SEO=cuban-star-to-show-his-talent-in-mexicos-professional-baseball Havana.  (Prensa Latina) The Tabasco Olmecas, from the Mexican Professional Baseball League, signed Cuban young talent Cesar Prieto, 21, to play the 2021 season. Maradona's mobiles are under investigation http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64656&SEO=maradonas-mobiles-are-under-investigation Buenos Aires, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Argentina's justice system began on Friday to examine the two mobiles that belonged to the great former football player Diego Armando Maradona in an ongoing investigation to find out if there was negligence that led to his death. Serbia's President committed to 2021 World Boxing Championship http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64650&SEO=serbias-president-committed-to-2021-world-boxing-championship Belgrade, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Friday ratified his country's commitment to holding the World Boxing Championship, scheduled for the last quarter of the year in this capital. Former athlete Seiko Hashimoto heads Tokyo Olympic Committee http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64611&SEO=former-athlete-seiko-hashimoto-heads-tokyo-olympic-committee Tokyo, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Japan on Thursday appointed former athlete Seiko Hashimoto president of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, to mark greater distance from sexist remarks by the former leader that caused global indignation. Cuba's three-time Olympic champion denounces US blockade http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64580&SEO=cubas-three-time-olympic-champion-denounces-us-blockade Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The stellar Cuban wrestler Mijain Lopez, three-time Olympic champion in Greco-Roman style, denounced on Wednesday that the US blockade significantly affects his country and is the main obstacle to sports development. US blockade limits sports development in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64575&SEO=us-blockade-limits-sports-development-in-cuba Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade today limits the progress of sports in Cuba, whose economic losses amounted to nearly 10 million dollars between April 2019 and March 2020. Online event will denounce effects of US blockade on Cuba sports http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64549&SEO=online-event-will-denounce-effects-of-us-blockade-on-cuba-sports Havana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) An online event on Wednesday will be dedicated to Cuban sports, being a new opportunity to denounce the negative effects of the United States blockade, the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP). Brazil's Sao Paulo club hires Argentine Crespo as coach http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64470&SEO=brazils-sao-paulo-club-hires-argentine-crespo-as-coach Brasilia,  (Prensa Latina) Former Argentine player Hernan Crespo signed on Saturday for two years as Sao Paulo's new coach, following a previous verbal agreement between the Brazilian soccer club and the former striker. Covid-19 hits Cuban basketball's aspirations http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64457&SEO=covid-19-hits-cuban-basketballs-aspirations Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Basketball Federation informed that the national male team will not participate in the imminent qualifying round for the 2022 America Cup due to the current epidemiological situation in the country. President of Tokyo 2020 organizing committee resigns http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64435&SEO=president-of-tokyo-2020-organizing-committee-resigns Tokyo, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Yoshiro Mori resigned as president of the organizing committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as a result of a scandal over sexist comments that provoked outrage both in and out of Japan. Paris on tenterhooks over Neymar's injury http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64414&SEO=paris-on-tenterhooks-over-neymars-injury Paris, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Neymar and the alleged curse of his absence in the round of 16 of the Champions League are the focus of PSG fans' attention today, after the star player was injured last night in the French Cup. Maradona's ex-doctor affirms that his death was preventable http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=64185&SEO=maradonas-ex-doctor-affirms-that-his-death-was-preventable Buenos Aires, (Prensa Latina) While the investigations on whether there was medical negligence are advancing today, the Argentinean doctor Alfredo Cahe, who treated Diego Armando Maradona for more than three decades, affirmed that his death was avoidable.