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Sports

Mexico, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) Diego Armando Maradona, the new head coach or technical director of the Mexican soccer team Dorados de Sinaloa, on the level of promotion (Ascenso) of the Mexican League, will debut on September 15 when the Dorados of Sinaloa meets Tapachula Catefaleros, it was reported today.


New Jersey, USA Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) Brazil''s star forward, Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, has opened up about being named the permanent captain of his national squad.


Berlin, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) German cyclist Kristina Vogel, Olympic champion in London-2012 and Rio de Janeiro-2016, was in a wheelchair after a bone marrow fracture in a crash, the sportswoman announced today.


Tokyo, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) The Japan Football Association (JFA) cancelled on Thursday the friendly match between the national team and Chile on the island of Hokkaido after the strong earthquake.


Changwon, South Korea, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) The Slovakian Zuzana Rehak won the title of the Olympic pit at the World Shooting Championship here today, beating the Chinese Xiaojing Wang in the tie-break.


Beijing, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed today the importance of the links between his country and Africa during his bilateral meetings with some counterparts from that continent who are here on an official visit.


Bogota, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) Colombia regrets on Wednesday the decision of Argentine coach Jose Pekerman to conclude his term as national coach after guiding Colombia's team for almost seven years.


Franckfort, Germany, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) A Liga match is set to be played in the USA this season, but the German Football League are resisting such a move.


Yaren, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Rogelio Sierra said here on Tuesday that small island states have underdevelopment as the main obstacle to their economic and social progress.


Seoul, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) South Korean President Moon Jae-in's special envoys will discuss ways to denuclearize the peninsula during their trip to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), one of the emissaries revealed today.


Kingston, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica and China have a new cooperation agreement on sport, which was described by the authorities of both countries as ''historic and extremely beneficial''. According to the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports of the Caribbean island, Olivia Grange, this project will allow more than 400 athletes to travel to the Asian country to train for the next three years.