Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Havana's Anti-Doping Laboratory is another victim of US blockade Havana, (Prensa Latina) 'The US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba has a strong impact on the Havana Anti-Doping Laboratory,' its director Master of Science Rodny Montes de Oca denounced on Monday. Brazil, Nicaragua to square off in basketball semifinals Managua, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The games of the Brazilian teams Sao Paulo-Flamengo and Minas Tenis, against Real Esteli, from Nicaragua, are part of the semifinals of the Basketball Champions League (BCL Americas) for Sunday. Cuban athlete Eglys de la Cruz to compete in Tokyo 2020 Havana, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban shooter Eglys de la Cruz confirmed in Havana on Saturday that she will compete in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, scheduled from July 23 to August 8, 2021. Venezuela, China sign sports cooperation agreement Caracas, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela and China signed on Friday a Sports Cooperation Agreement to strengthen the joint work of both nations in that area, informed the Minister of Youth and Sports Mervin Maldonado. Cuba, Pakistan seek to strengthen sports cooperation Islamabad, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Pakistan on Thursday exchanged about the potential for collaboration in sports and agreed on the need to materialize cooperation projects in several sports, including boxing and volleyball. Argentina's soccer committee reinforces controls due to Covid upsurge Buenos Aires, (Prensa Latina) In the midst of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak, the Executive Committee of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) is currently reinforcing sanitary controls with several measures in clubs to avoid paralyzing the sport. DPRK declines to participate in Tokyo Olympics due to Covid-19 Pyongyang,  (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) declined to participate in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics to protect athletes' health from the Covid-19 pandemic, journalistic sources have informed. Chinese women's soccer team to compete in qualifying match Beijing, Apr 5 (Prensa Latina) Chinese women's soccer team on Monday traveled to South Korea to finally compete with the South Korean team, in order to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. Argentina, Brazil share group in Olympic handball Basel, Switzerland, (Prensa Latina) The teams of Argentina and Brazil share group A of the men's tournament of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, as defined by the draw of the International Handball Federation. Japanese senators ask about Cuba's preparation for Tokyo 2020 Tokyo, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) A group of Japanese parliamentarians were interested in learning about Cuba's preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, official sources informed on Wednesday. Cuba confirms support to sports improvement Havana, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero on Monday met directors of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER) and expressed Government's willingness to keep on supporting sports development as one of the great achievements of the Revolution, local television reported. Dominican Republic struggles to add athletes to Olympic Games 30 de marzo de 2021, 0:0  Santo Domingo, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) The Dominican Republic is currently struggling to add athletes to its delegation to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, with the aim of taking the largest delegation in its history. Cuban Peralta to play in Spanish water polo first division Havana, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Jose Alberto Peralta is preparing on Monday to enter the first division of water polo in Spain after his club CN Granollers celebrated this weekend the category pass. Cuban baseball player Despaigne hits 161st homerun in Japan Tokyo, Mar 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban player Alfredo Despaigne hit his first homerun in the current season on Sunday, leading the Softbank Hawks to the victory (6-5) over the Lotte Marines in Japan's Professional League, where he has hit 161 homeruns. India leads Shooting World Cup with 25 medals New Delhi, Mar 27 (Prensa Latina) The Indian team leads with 25 medals the Shooting World Cup taking place in the capital of India. Cuban baseball players play in Japanese League Tokyo, Mar 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban baseball players Dayan Viciedo and Leonys Martin excelled during this season's first game of the Japan Professional Baseball League. Guatemala and Cuba to square off prior to World Cup Guatemala, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) The national soccer teams of Cuba and Guatemala are preparing to square off in what is to be the first World Cup qualifying match for Qatar 2022. Cuba to debut in Pan American Archery Championship Mexico City, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) Seven Cuban archers will make their debuts on Tuesday in the recurve archery competition in the opening round of the Pan American Archery Championship, to be held in the city of Monterrey until next Sunday. Cuban soccer team ready to meet Guatemala Guatemala, Mar 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuban national soccer team's coach, Pablo Elier Sanchez, assured on Monday in this capital that his players are ready to defeat Guatemala in the next match of the World Cup qualifiers. Cuban fencer advances in Kazan World Cup Moscow,  (Prensa Latina) Cuban Yunior Reytor advanced on Friday to the 64th round of Kazan's Fencing World Cup, on his way to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.