Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Atletico de Madrid mourns death of Cuban historian Eusebio Leal http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58601&SEO=atletico-de-madrid-mourns-death-of-cuban-historian-eusebio-leal Havana, Aug. 6 (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 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58530&SEO=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. Adolfo Luque: The 'Pride of Havana' and Cuban baseball (+ Photo) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58505&SEO=adolfo-luque-the-pride-of-havana-and-cuban-baseball-photo Havana, Aug 4 (Prensa Latina) A curve ball hurler, with great control particularly on the low zone, Adolfo Luque Guzman is, on his 130th anniversary of his birth, in the summit of the history of baseball in Cuba. Cuban shooters aspire to medals in Tokyo 2021 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58459&SEO=cuban-shooters-aspire-to-medals-in-tokyo-2021 3 de agosto de 2020, 10:29 Havana, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban shooters Leuris Pupo and Jorge Felix Alvarez reaffirmed their interest in achieving a medal in the 25 meter rapid fire pistol in Tokyo, with one year to go before the final of the 32nd Olympics. Venezuelan president recalls creation of Sports Mission http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58411&SEO=venezuelan-president-recalls-creation-of-sports-mission Caracas,  (Prensa Latina) The president, Nicolas Maduro, has recalled  the creation of the Barrio Adentro Deportivo Mission, an initiative of the commanders Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro to promote and massify the practice of sports in Venezuelan communities. Bach insists on a safe environment for the Olympics http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58144&SEO=bach-insists-on-a-safe-environment-for-the-olympics Issy-les-Moulineaux, Francia,  (Prensa Latina) The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, insisted on Friday on the need to guarantee a 'safe environment' for athletes, fans and members of the Olympic family at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. IOC presents initiatives to promote solidarity and unity http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=58052&SEO=ioc-presents-initiatives-to-promote-solidarity-and-unity Lausanne, Switzerland,  (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has presented a series of initiatives to promote solidarity and unity in difficult and adverse times due to the health crisis caused by the Covid-19. France football golden ball will not be awarded this year due to Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57955&SEO=france-football-golden-ball-will-not-be-awarded-this-year-due-to-covid-19 Paris, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) The specialized magazine France Football announced on Monday that this year it will not award the Golden Ball to the best player of the season, due to the crisis generated by the Covid-19. Growing rejection of Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57937&SEO=growing-rejection-of-tokyo-olympic-games-in-japan Tokyo, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) More than 75% of Japanese people reject the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021. Legendary Cuban javelin thrower enters the IOC http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57888&SEO=legendary-cuban-javelin-thrower-enters-the-ioc Lausanne, (Prensa Latina) A legend of athletics in Cuba and Latin America, former javelin thrower Maria Caridad Colon began another chapter in her brilliant sports career by becoming one more member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Colombian athletes travel to Europe for training http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57825&SEO=colombian-athletes-travel-to-europe-for-training Bogota, Jul 15 (Prensa Latina) Colombian sports stars are part of a shortlisted delegation of 180 athletes who will resume training in Europe soon, as part of programs for the ongoing season and the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. CR7 and Juventus thank Cuban doctors http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57785&SEO=cr7-and-juventus-thank-cuban-doctors Turin, Italy, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus praised on Tuesday the Cuban medical brigade´s work and efforts in Italy to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus thank Cuban doctors (+ Photos) http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57777&SEO=cristiano-ronaldo-and-juventus-thank-cuban-doctors-photos Turin, Italy, Jul 14 (Prensa Latina) Famous socer player Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus FC on Tuesday praised the work of Cuba's Henry Reeve medical brigade, deployed for several months in Italy to help fight the new coronavirus pandemic. Trinidad & Tobago advocates racial equality in sports http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57732&SEO=trinidad-tobago-advocates-racial-equality-in-sports Port of Spain, Jul 13 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), Brian Lewis, called for gender and race equality in sports worldwide, local Newsday daily reports. China cancels all international sports events due to Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57646&SEO=china-cancels-all-international-sports-events-due-to-covid-19 10 de julio de 2020, 9:30 Beijing,  (Prensa Latina) China has eliminated any international event from its 2020 sports calendar and even recommended some foreign players, coaches and referees not to return, due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, an official plan states on Friday. Cuba to participate in World Chess Olympiad http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57542&SEO=cuba-to-participate-in-world-chess-olympiad 8 de julio de 2020, 1:0 Havana, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba officially announced its participation in the World Online Chess Olympiad, which will have its initial round on July 22. Chinese soccer super league to include weekly health check-up http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57425&SEO=chinese-soccer-super-league-to-include-weekly-health-check-up Beijing, (Prensa Latina) The Chinese Football Association announced that it will check the health of athletes, coaches and other personnel once a week during the Super League, the national championship that will start on the 25th. The Olympic Path of Cuban Judo http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57410&SEO=the-olympic-path-of-cuban-judo 5 de julio de 2020, 2:0  Por José Francisco Reinoso Zayas and Jorge Petinaud MartínezHavana, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Judo has had a fertile ground in Cuban athletes who have played a key role in the international Olympic movement prior to the Tokyo games, which have been postponed to be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Winning More Olympic Medals for Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57272&SEO=winning-more-olympic-medals-for-cuba 1 de julio de 2020, 1:0  Por José Francisco Reinoso Zayas and Jorge Petinaud MartínezHavana.- Cuban wrestlers will try to increase the number of medals in the history of the Olympic games, although that goal will be delayed for 12 months, as the Tokyo Games were postponed for the summer of 2021, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. ODECABE to create a digital communication network http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=57151&SEO=odecabe-to-create-a-digital-communication-network Santo Domingo,  (Prensa Latina) The Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization (ODECABE), announced the creation of a digital communication network, which will include a newscast with correspondents in all the countries that comprise it, media outlets disclosed.