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Sports

Caracas, August 27 (Prensa Latina) The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the US government currently affects the most sensitive spheres of life in Venezuela and extends its reach to the sporting arena.


Washington, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The Major League Baseball (MLB) banned its affiliated players from participating in the Venezuelan winter tournament due to the economic blockade that Donald Trump's administration is holding against the South American country.


By Manuel Robles Sosa

Lima, Aug 23 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban para-athlete laureate, Omara Durand, known as the fastest in the world, left her mark for posterity in the athletic stadium of the Peruvian capital, where the Para-Pan American Games are taking place.


Montevideo, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Uruguayan pro football player Luis Suarez summoned to unite today in the struggle to take care of the environment, after the reports of the wildfires affecting areas of the Amazon jungle.


Madrid, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) US sprinter Christian Coleman could be suspended from competition for circumventing three anti-doping controls in just 12 months, reported newspaper Sportmail.


Seoul,  (Latin Press) The Republic of Korea is concerned about possible radioactivity in training camps for its athletes to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and will examine in situ levels of nuclear radiation, assured Wednesday the Sports Minister, Park Yang Woo.


Madrid,  (Prensa Latina) Argentine Leo Messi, Portugal''s Cristiano Ronaldo and Dutchman Virgil van Dijk are the three nominees for the UEFA Men''s Player of the Year Award, it was today reported.


Caracas,  (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro highlighted the participation of Venezuelan athletes at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, where the South American nation ranked 12th on the overall medal table.


Havana,  (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted on Twitter this Monday the performance of Cuban athletes at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, especially the medal winners.


Mexico,  (Prensa Latina) Mexico''s President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, announced Monday that the presentation of incentives for the 544 Pan American Games'' athletes, in recognition of their achievements which saw Mexico finish third place on the medal table, will begin on Thursday.


Havana, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday celebrated the excellent performances of Cuban judokas Idalys Ortiz and Andy Granda, who became champions in their respective divisions at the Lima 2019 18th Pan American Games.