Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina IAAF Approves 21 Russian Athletes Compete under Neutral Flag http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39024&SEO=iaaf-approves-21-russian-athletes-compete-under-neutral-flag Monaco, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) today approved the permission for 21 Russian athletes to compete as neutrals this year. South Africa Supports Athlete Caster Semenya's Claims http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=39019&SEO=south-africa-supports-athlete-caster-semenyas-claims Pretoria, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) South African multi-champion Caster Semenya today received support from the South African Department of Women''s Affairs in her legal claims before the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). Over 500 Competitors in Havana Triathlon http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38976&SEO=over-500-competitors-in-havana-triathlon Havana,  (Prensa Latina) More than 500 competitors from 35 nations will animate the 5th edition of the Havana Triathlon, to be held on Saturday, February 23, the sports daily magazine Jit confirmed Wednesday. Footballer Khedira Causes Low for One Month after Heart Surgery http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38958&SEO=footballer-khedira-causes-low-for-one-month-after-heart-surgery Turin, Italy, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) German midfielder Sami Khedira was successfully submitted to heart surgery today, for which he will be one month out, his club Juventus said in a statement. South African Caster Semenya Criticizes IAAF in New Legal Process http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38876&SEO=south-african-caster-semenya-criticizes-iaaf-in-new-legal-process Lausanne, Switzerland,  (Prensa Latina) South African runner Caster Semenya attacked the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) again Monday at the start of her appeal against limiting testosterone levels in women. SA Gov't Reaffirms Full Support for Two-time Olympic Champion http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38808&SEO=sa-govt-reaffirms-full-support-for-two-time-olympic-champion Pretoria, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) The South African government reiterated Friday its full support for the two-time 800-meter Olympic champion Caster Semenya, before the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) analyzes an appeal filed by the runner. UEFA Opens Investigation on Spanish Player Sergio Ramos http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38786&SEO=uefa-opens-investigation-on-spanish-player-sergio-ramos Nyon, Switzerland,  (Prensa Latina) The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) today opened an investigation into the defender of Real Madrid Sergio Ramos because of an anti-sportive behaviour in the Champions League during a match against Amsterdam's Ajax. Baseball: Cuba Will Be in Group C of the Premier 12 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38736&SEO=baseball-cuba-will-be-in-group-c-of-the-premier-12 Lausanne, Switzerland,  (Prensa Latina) Cuba's baseball team was included today in Group C with the teams of South Korea, Australia and Canada to participate in the Premier 12 Baseball Tournament to be held next November. Cuban Baseball to Face Demanding Commitments in 2019 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38694&SEO=cuban-baseball-to-face-demanding-commitments-in-2019 By Yasiel Cancio Vilar Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Antonio Becali, president of the Cuban National Sports Institute (INDER) said that Cuban baseball will have to face important and demanding commitments in the tournaments in which it will be participating all along the present year. Puello: 2020 Caribbean Baseball Series Could Have Six Teams http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38649&SEO=puello-2020-caribbean-baseball-series-could-have-six-teams Panama,  (Prensa Latina) The president of the Baseball Confederation Caribbean Professional (CBPC), Dominican Juan Francisco Puello, expressed here on Monday the intention to dispute the Caribbean Port Series Rico 2020 with six teams. Panama Pulverizes Forecasts and Reaches Final in Caribbean Series http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38611&SEO=panama-pulverizes-forecasts-and-reaches-final-in-caribbean-series Panama,  (Prensa Latina) Very few experts bet on Panama in the Caribbean Series, but the Isthmus defeated Puerto Rico 1-0 today and reached the final of the tournament, which they won for the only time in 1950. Spain and Japan Tie in Japanese Tennis Tournament http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38593&SEO=spain-and-japan-tie-in-japanese-tennis-tournament Kitakyushu, Japan, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Spain and Japan today equaled 1-1 after the dispute of the first two matches of an eliminatory round in the Federation Cup of tennis. Body Recovered from Wreckage of Argentine Footballer Sala's Plane http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38517&SEO=body-recovered-from-wreckage-of-argentine-footballer-salas-plane London, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) The body discovered on the plane where the Argentine football player Emiliano Sala and the pilot David Ibbotson were traveling was recovered Thursday from the English Channel, where the aircraft was located in recent days. Cuban Judo Looking Forward to the Paris Grand Slam http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38498&SEO=cuban-judo-looking-forward-to-the-paris-grand-slam Havana, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Olympic champion from Cuba, Idalis Ortiz and world silver medalist Iván Silva lead the Cuban judo squads will participate in the Paris Grand Slam this weekend. Cuba for Ninth Shot in Caribbean Baseball Series http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38417&SEO=cuba-for-ninth-shot-in-caribbean-baseball-series By Yasiel Cancio Vilar, enviado especial Panama,  (Prensa Latina) Amidst great expectation, Cuba will start Tuesday the Panama-2019 Caribbean Baseball Series when they face Mexico's team, which lost Monday against Venezuela. Puello, Caribbean Baseball and Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38407&SEO=puello-caribbean-baseball-and-cuba Panama, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) A few days ago, Cuba expressed its desire and interest to host the Caribbean Baseball Series in 2020 or 2021; however, this request will be stored for a long time, as long as the US keeps its blockade policy against the Caribbean island. Cuba Hosts Half-Marathon in Varadero http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38183&SEO=cuba-hosts-half-marathon-in-varadero Matanzas, Cuba,  (Prensa Latina) The second edition of the Varadero Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 31 with the aim of becoming the most enjoyable race in the Caribbean, said in Matanzas Tuesday the organizers. Panama to Host 2019 Caribbean Series http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38141&SEO=panama-to-host-2019-caribbean-series Santo Domingo,  (Prensa Latina) The Commissioner's Office of the Confederation of Caribbean Professional Baseball reported Monday it was decided to host the 2019 Caribbean Series in Panama. Venezuela Rejects Removal from Caribbean Series for Political Reasons http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38125&SEO=venezuela-rejects-removal-from-caribbean-series-for-political-reasons Caracas, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela''s Minister of Youth and Sport, Pedro Infante, rejected Monday today the regional baseball confederation''s decision to remove the South American nation''s Caribbean Series host. Ecuador Celebrates Club Barcelona's Triumph in its Yellow Night http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=38093&SEO=ecuador-celebrates-club-barcelonas-triumph-in-its-yellow-night Quito, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador celebrated Barcelona''s soccer club victory against guest Lima Alliance, from Peru (2-1) in their Yellow Night, where they introduced the team for the new 2019 season.