Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina NBA: Giannis and the sea of thorns Giannis and the sea of thornsBy Yasiel Cancio Vilardeportes@prensa-latina.cuCaption: The 'Greek Freak' led the Bucks to their second title.In the National Basketball Association (NBA), many players prefer to join powerful clubs that put together huge 'super teams'. All for the sake of a title, for the sake of glory. Brazil starts with victory in women volleyball at Tokyo 2020 Tokyo, July 25 (Prensa Latina) Brazil started with an easy 3-0 win over South Korea in women volleyball at Tokyo 2020, where they seek to regain Olympic gold after being left out of medals in Rio 2016. US beaten by France in the opening of Olympic basketball Tokyo, July 25 (Prensa Latina) The United States made its debut today with a 76-83 defeat against France in the most waited for match of first day of men basketball at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Cuba carries kilograms of illusions at Olympic weightlifting event Tokyo, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) After achieving the best result in its history among women, Cuba on Sunday is carrying kilograms of illusions on its way to face the rest of the weightlifting competition calendar at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Virtual race in Cuba in commemoration to July 26 Havana, July 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will carry out from today by virtual platforms the 25th race saluting July 26, Day of National Rebellion, on Monday. Hifumi Abe gives Japan second gold medal in Tokyo 2020 Tokyo, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) A Waza-Ari was enough for Hifumi Abe to defeat Georgian Vazha Margvelashvili on Sunday to win the gold medal in the 66 kgs judo division of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Tokyo 2020 swimming started with world record Tokyo, July 25 (Prensa Latina) With four finals Tokyo 2020 Olympic swimming began on Sunday, a day in which usual supremacy of the United States in this discipline was stopped. Iranian shooter grabs gold at Tokyo 2020 setting Olympic record Tokyo, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Javad Foroughi, 41, has become the oldest Iranian athlete to win an Olympic medal, grabbing gold in men´s 10-meter air pistol at Tokyo 2020. Judo gives Japan's first gold at Tokyo 2020 Tokyo, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Three-time world champion Naohisa Takato beat Yung Wei Yang of Chinese Taipei by disqualification today and judo brought first gold to Japan at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. IOC social media teams banned from showing athletes taking the knee Tokyo, Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 organizers on Thursday banned their social media teams from posting pictures of athletes taking the knee at these Olympic Games. Cuba attends event towards Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Beijing, (Prensa Latina) Children from Cuba participated in China's official gala to mark 200 days in the countdown to the 24th Winter Olympics and Paralympics to be hosted by Beijing in early 2022. Cuba brings 16 athletes to Tokyo Paralympic Games Havana, (Prensa Latina) Under the leadership of several-time champions Omara Durand and Lorenzo Pérez, Cuba gets 16 athletes ready for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, scheduled for August 24 to September 5. Tokyo under state of emergency as it moves towards Olympics Tokyo, (Prensa Latina) Tokyo, the capital of Japan, on Monday entered its fourth state of emergency and will extend it until August 22 to prevent the spread of Covid-19 while hosting the Olympics and Paralympics. Messi-led Argentina beats Brazil to win Copa America Brasilia, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian press on Sunday highlighted Aregentina´s 1-0 victory over Brazil to win the Copa América and break once and for all the 28-year spell without winning a title. Olympic torch relay on Tokyo's streets Tokyo, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) The 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic torch relay on Friday arrived in this capital without roadside spectators due to the state of emergency that will be implemented as of next week. Tokyo Olympics marked by state of emergency Tokyo, July 8 (Prensa Latina) The Tokyo Olympics will be remembered in history as the first to be held in the context of a state of emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said today. Enda wants a world showcase By Coto WongHavana, (Prensa Latina) Designed with the most modern patterns and in line with the running style of the famous African marathon runners, Enda running shoes, made in Kenya, are looking for winning ground in the closed world of sports footwear, dominated by renowned Nike, Adidas and Asics brands, among others. Cuba's multi-chess champion dies Santa Clara, Cuba, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) The first International woman Chess Master in Cuba, Asela de Armas, on Wednesday died here at the age of 67, informed the chess directorate in the central Cuban province of Villa Clara. Cuba announces delegation of 69 athletes to Tokyo 2020 Havana, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Wednesday announced a 69-strong delegation for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, at which it aspires to be among the top 20 countries in the table of medals by nations. Cuban Olympic runner-up Roberto Hernandez dies Havana, (Prensa Latina) Cuban Olympic runner-up in the 4x400-meter relay Roberto Hernandez on Tuesday died in Havana months after suffering a cerebrovascular event that ended up deteriorating his health.