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Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade today limits the progress of sports in Cuba, whose economic losses amounted to nearly 10 million dollars between April 2019 and March 2020.

Online event will denounce effects of US blockade on Cuba sportsHavana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) An online event on Wednesday will be dedicated to Cuban sports, being a new opportunity to denounce the negative effects of the United States blockade, the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP).

Brazil's Sao Paulo club hires Argentine Crespo as coachBrasilia,  (Prensa Latina) Former Argentine player Hernan Crespo signed on Saturday for two years as Sao Paulo's new coach, following a previous verbal agreement between the Brazilian soccer club and the former striker.

Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Basketball Federation informed that the national male team will not participate in the imminent qualifying round for the 2022 America Cup due to the current epidemiological situation in the country.

Tokyo, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) Yoshiro Mori resigned as president of the organizing committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as a result of a scandal over sexist comments that provoked outrage both in and out of Japan.

Paris, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Neymar and the alleged curse of his absence in the round of 16 of the Champions League are the focus of PSG fans' attention today, after the star player was injured last night in the French Cup.

Buenos Aires, (Prensa Latina) While the investigations on whether there was medical negligence are advancing today, the Argentinean doctor Alfredo Cahe, who treated Diego Armando Maradona for more than three decades, affirmed that his death was avoidable.

Tokyo, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee on Wednesday issued the first of a series of guidelines on responsibilities to ensure the safety and success of this summer's Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Brazil will reinforce security for final match of Libertadores CupBrasilia, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) At least 500 military police officers will reinforce security around the legendary Maracanã stadium, in the north of Rio de Janeiro, for the final match of the Copa Libertadores between Palmeiras and Santos on Saturday.

Cuban world-record holder Sotomayor makes headlines in SpainMadrid, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) Cuban record-holder Javier Sotomayor on Tuesday made headlines in Spain and his 2.43-meter world record was revived afresh at the Madrid Sports Museum.

Brasilia, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) The president and four players of the Palmas Football and Regataa club perished on Sunday in a plance crash together with the pilot of the small aircraft, the sports society reported.