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Sports

Washington, May 20 (Prensa Latina) Boston Red Sox rightfielder Mookie Betts hit a homerun in the victory of his baseball team over the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 and is now the absolute homerun leader in the American League of the Major League Baseball (MLB) this year.


La Paz, May 20 (Prensa Latina) The Sports Village is now ready to welcome the 4,031 athletes who will participate, within less than a week, in the 11th South American Games Cochabamba-2018, in the Bolivian department of that name.


Zurich, Switzerland, May 18 (Prensa Latina) The technical personnel of all the teams of soccer participating in the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russia will be able to use two electronic tablets, as it was announced by the International Soccer Federation of Associations (FIFA) Thursday.


Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The World Badminton Federation's Distinguish Order will be given to the founder and fosterer of the discipline in Cuba, Gervacio Miguel Diaz, during the Federation's annual gala, as confirmed by the Cuban sports executive himself here Wednesday.


La Paz, May 15 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Bolivian Olympic Committee (COB), Marco Arze, acknowledged that the facilities built in the department of Cochabamba, home of the 11th South American Games, will be a legacy for the national sport, the press highlights today.


Monaco, May 14 (Prensa Latina) The International Athletics Association of Federations (IAAF) confirmed here Monday that the world record gotten by Ethiopian female runner Netsanet Gudeta on March 24 in a championship celebrated in the Spanish city of Valencia is accepted.


Moscow, (Prensa Latina) The Investigations Committee of Russia (SKR) said today that it has evidence to refute the misinformation spread by Grigiri Rodchenkov about the doctoring of doping samples during the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.


Zurich, Switzerland, (Prensa Latina) The champion of the World Cup in Russia-2018 will win a prize of 38 million dollars, a figure that represents 12 percent more compared to Brazil-2014, FIFA said today.


Key of Santa Maria,  (Prensa Latina) Domingo Cisneros, general director of Marinas y Nauticas de Cuba Marlin S.A. assured this specialty has a wide development plan, covering the whole national territory.


Doha, May 5 (Prensa Latina) High jumper male world champion local Mutaz Essa Barshim won here the first stop of the Diamond League in this city Saturday, with 2.40 meters and tries to encourage other people to keep a healthy life style.


Doha, May 4 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban female disco throwers Yaimé Perez and Denia Caballero won today the silver and bronze medals, respectively, at the athletic meeting at this capital, the first stop of the 2018 Diamond League.