Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cristiano Ronaldo wants a Champions final against Madrid http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49876&SEO=cristiano-ronaldo-wants-a-champions-final-against-madrid Belgium, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Portuguese Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo said Thursday that he wants to face Real Madrid in the final of the European Champions League. Cuba mourns death of boxer Jorge Hernandez http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49860&SEO=cuba-mourns-death-of-boxer-jorge-hernandez Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban sports movement laments the death of 48 kg Olympic champion in Montreal-1976, Jorge Hernandez, expressed today the president of the National Institute of Sports Physical Education and Recreation (INDER), Osvaldo Vento. Vietnam holds second position in regional games http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49750&SEO=vietnam-holds-second-position-in-regional-games Manila, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Twenty gold, five silver and seven bronze medals on Sunday saw Vietnam take second place in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, 2019 ASEAN Games, running through Wednesday in the Philippines. IOC decides to move Tokyo 2020 marathon to Sapporo http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49602&SEO=ioc-decides-to-move-tokyo-2020-marathon-to-sapporo Tokyo,  (Latin Press) The Tokyo 2020 marathon will be held in Sapporo, following a decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), according to media reports this Wednesday. Global sports media congratulates Messi on his sixth Ballon d'Or http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49567&SEO=global-sports-media-congratulates-messi-on-his-sixth-ballon-dor Madrid, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) The world's leading sports media on Tuesday praised the figure of Argentinian footballer Lionel Messi, after receiving in Paris, France, the sixth Ballon d'Or, or Golden Ball, of his career. Dominican Republic will have Women's Soccer League http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49519&SEO=dominican-republic-will-have-womens-soccer-league Santo Domingo, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Football Federation (Fedof Futbol) will present the new women's league of that sport, which will be played in the children's, youth and higher categories, it was informed in this capital. Philippines ready for regional games as delegations hoist flags http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49451&SEO=philippines-ready-for-regional-games-as-delegations-hoist-flags Manila, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Delegations from the 11 countries taking part in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (Philippines 2019) hoisted their flags on Friday, as the host country officially confirmed that all the competition venues are ready. Four Latin American countries remain in the top 10 of FIFA ranking http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49416&SEO=four-latin-american-countries-remain-in-the-top-10-of-fifa-ranking Zurich, Switzerland, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia remain among the top 10 countries in the ranking of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), according to the most recent update of the list. Russian FM rejects suggestions by World Anti-Doping Agency http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49332&SEO=russian-fm-rejects-suggestions-by-world-anti-doping-agency Moscow,  (Prensa Latina) Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov called on Tuesday to avoid hasty conclusions following the recommendation of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that Russia be banned from participating in global sports competitions for four years. IOC contradicts proposal for sport sanctions against Russia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49323&SEO=ioc-contradicts-proposal-for-sport-sanctions-against-russia Lausanne, Switzerland, Nov 26 (Latin Press) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said today that there is a lack of evidence regarding the Russian sports movement's involvement in alleged manipulation of samples analyzed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), and supported the possibility of clean athletes participating in competition. Cuban Judoka Del Toro in Japan's Grand Slam http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=49229&SEO=cuban-judoka-del-toro-in-japans-grand-slam Osaka, Japan, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban judoka Maylin del Toro finished fifth in the 63-kilogram division on Saturday, at the last Grand Slam of the year, held in this Japanese city. Cuba will support the opening of sports medical institution in Mali http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=48993&SEO=cuba-will-support-the-opening-of-sports-medical-institution-in-mali Havana,  (Prensa Latina) This year a sports medicine institute will open in the Republic of Mali with the collaboration of Cuba, Jit weekly reported. Marabana, a race blessed by rain http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=48801&SEO=marabana-a-race-blessed-by-rain Havana,  (Prensa Latina) A persistent rain could not stop the start of the 33rd edition of the traditional Marabana race, which took place on Sunday in Havana, as a tribute to the 500th anniversary of the Villa de San Cristobal de La Habana. India will host Men's Hockey World Cup in 2023 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=48774&SEO=india-will-host-mens-hockey-world-cup-in-2023 New Delhi, Nov 9 (Prensa Latina) India will host the 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup, it was announced in this capital. Cuba to seek better Rio-2016 results at Tokyo Olympics http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=48550&SEO=cuba-to-seek-better-rio-2016-results-at-tokyo-olympics FotosPL: Ileana Piñeiro Paris, (Prensa Latina) Cuba will attend the 32th Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games with the objective of improving its results from the previous event, Rio de Janeiro-2016, said on Friday the first vice-president of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (Inder), Raul Fornes. Brazil continues to lead in Latin American football list http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=48286&SEO=brazil-continues-to-lead-in-latin-american-football-list Lausanne, Switzerland,  (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian national team continues to lead Latin America in the football ranking list and comes third in the world list with 1,715 points, according to the International Football Federation (FIFA). Cuban baseball players become champions in Japan http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=48234&SEO=cuban-baseball-players-become-champions-in-japan Tokyo,  (Prensa Latina) Cuban players Alfredo Despaigne, Yurisbel Gracial and Livan Moinelo became champions here with the Softbank Hawks team of Japan's Professional Baseball League. President of FC Barcelona condemns violence in Catalonia http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=48149&SEO=president-of-fc-barcelona-condemns-violence-in-catalonia Barcelona, Spain, (Prensa Latina) The president of FC Barcelona, Josep María Bartomeu, today condemned the violent acts that took place in Catalonia these days, but lamented the condemnations of the separatist leaders. Two regional female athletes nominated for IAAF Awards http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47959&SEO=two-regional-female-athletes-nominated-for-iaaf-awards Monaco,  (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas and Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce are the only two Latin American and Caribbean female athletes nominated for the 2019 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year Award. Brazil conquers volleyball World Cup (m) for the third time http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=47882&SEO=brazil-conquers-volleyball-world-cup-m-for-the-third-time Hiroshima, Japan,  (Prensa Latina) Brazil conquered today the men's volleyball World Cup for the third time today by defeating Japan 3-1 here on the tenth and penultimate day.