Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina President of Cuba expresses condolences for death of athlete Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, expressed his condolences for the death of the prominent former basketball player Tomas Herrera, who won a bronze medal at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games. Over 6,500 mountaineers have climbed Mount Everest Kathmandu, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 6,507 mountaineers have climbed Mount Everest on the Nepal side to date, since Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and New Zealander Edmund Percival Hillary conquered the highest mountain in the world in 1953. Maradona undergoes a swab to rule out catching SARS-CoV-2 virus Buenos Aires,  (Prensa Latina) Former soccer star Diego Armando Maradona underwent a swab on Monday to rule out whether he caught SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, after being in direct contact with a Covid-19 case. Messi assures to be focused on a great season Barcelona, Spain, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Argentine striker Lionel Messi has assured he is utterly focused on having a great season with FC Barcelona and accepted his mistakes regarding the differences with his team. IOC president supports Tokyo Olympic dream Lausanne, Switzerland,  (Prensa Latina) Less than 10 months before the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), on Friday recognized organizers´ efforts and work by mentioning it will be the 'best games ever organized.' Cuban discus thrower trains for Tokyo 2020 Olympics Camagüey, Cuba, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) Denia Caballero, one of the favorite discus throwers to win the gold medal in Tokyo 2020 Olympics, is currently training in this city, 'because the world does not stop,' she told Prensa Latina. Science-sport alliance paves way to athletic development in Cuba Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Center for Research on (CIDC) is adjusting to a world athletic system in constant evolution, so it its expanding its scientific and technological projection. Cuba hopes to take 80 athletes to Tokyo   Por Alexis Rúa PérezHavana._ Cuba aspires to take at least 80 athletes to the 32nd Olympic Games in Tokyo, after the event was rescheduled for the summer of 2021 due to the new Coronavirus pandemic, explained Ariel Saínz, Vice President of the Cuban Institute of Sports. Spanish League denies Messi and reaffirms contract with Barcelona Madrid, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Soccer League reaffirmed today the validity of FC Barcelona's contract with Argentine Lionel Messi and assured that if the player wants to leave the club unilaterally, he must pay the termination clause. Athletes train in eastern Cuba for Olympic Games Santa Clara, Cuba,  (Prensa Latina) Athletes who aspire to compete in the next Olympic Games have moved their training sessions to eastern Cuba, INDER High-Performance General Director Jose Antonio Miranda said on Saturday. María Caridad Colón: A Cuban Olympic Legend By Jhonah Díaz González Photo: Juventud RebeldeHavana._ Cuban María Caridad Colón, 62, was elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), one more feat in her glorious sports career during which she achieved immortality in javelin throwing in Moscow 1980. Messi stays, beyond soap opera in football Havana, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Lionel Messi stays in Barcelona FC, the rest of the story is part of a soap opera in football, which has declined at this practically headless time in sports. Jamaican legend Usain Bolt tests positive for Covid-19 Kingston, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican athletic legend Usain Bolt tested positive for the Covid-19 disease, local media reported today. Paris Saint Germain opens its arms to Messi Paris, Aug 24 (Prensa Latina) The future of Lionel Messi is an absolute unknown after the debacle of Barcelona in the European Soccer Champions League, but the coach of Paris Saint Germain, Thomas Tuchel, opened his arms to him in the French capital today. Cuba starts online tour towards Chess Olympiad against Italy Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) With a renovated and young team, Cuba is debuting on Friday against Italy in Group D of the first World Online Chess Olympiad, which started its rounds among high-ranking nations. FIFA joins efforts against domestic violence Zurich, Switzerland, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) today called on the African Football Confederation ( AFC ) and the World Health Organization ( WHO ) to join forces against domestic violence. Cuban sports mourns death of 1974 world boxing runner-up Havana, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban sports is mourning the death on Saturday of former boxer Jorge Luis Romero, silver medalist at the First World Amateur Boxing Championship, held in Havana in 1974. Messi donates 50 ventilators to Rosario hospitals in Argentina Buenos Aires, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) Argentine Lionel Messi donated 50 ventilators to several hospitals in his hometown of Rosario in Argentina, one of the several hit by Covid-19. Atletico de Madrid mourns death of Cuban historian Eusebio Leal Havana, (Prensa Latina) The board of directors of the Spanish soccer club Atletico de Madrid expressed their condolences to the Cuban ambassador in that capital, Gustavo Machin, for the death of Eusebio Leal, the former Havana historian. UEFA confirm rule changes ahead of Champion leagues Nyon, Switzerland, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Union of European Football Assosiation (UEFA) has confirmed it will be adopting some new rules for competitions this week and next season, especially in penalty kicks.