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Beijing, Jan 10 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese capital received applications from more than 630,000 nationals and foreigners who aspire to work as volunteers in the 24th Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, local press reported on Friday.


San Juan, Jan 9 (Prensa Latina) The 62nd edition of the Caribbean Series will be held despite the aftershocks that still have Puerto Rico on edge this Thursday, organizers confirmed.


Tokyo,  (Prensa Latina) Director General of the Olympic Village of the 32nd Summer Olympiad, Tokyo 2020, Takashi Kitajima, reported on the completion of the facility.


Havana, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) A total of 175 women fencers, including the top 38 in the world rankings, will compete in the Designated Senior World Cup - Indiv & Team, Women's Epee, to be held in Havana from Friday until Sunday, the Cuban Fencing Federation confirmed here.


Managua, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The Gigantes de Rivas have one last chance for success as they host the Chinandega Tigers on the closing date of the semi-final of the Nicaraguan Professional Baseball League.


Havana,  (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Sunday denounced the actions taken by the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation (CPBC) to prevent Cuba from participating in the upcoming Caribbean Series.


Havana, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) Wrestling medals for Cuba at the Lima Pan American Games and in the World Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan during the 2019 competitive calendar were highlighted today by the sports publication JIT.


Havana, (Prensa Latina) Roberto Leon Richards, president of the Cuban Olympic Committee, and Osvaldo Vento, president of the National Sports Institute (INDER), congratulated the Cuban athletes, who are focusing their work on the Tokyo-2020 Olympics, for the new year.


Caracas, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan athletes won 1,612 medals in international sporting events and Olympic qualifying championships from 2017 to 2019, a report by the country's Executive Vice Presidency highlighted this Thursday.


Havana, (Prensa Latina) In an afternoon that saw few home runs, Las Tunas, reigning Cuban champion, defeated Matanzas 8-6 yesterday at the beginning of the last series of games of the second round of the 59th National Baseball Series.


Camagüey, Cuba,  (Prensa Latina) The results obtained this year by Cuba's best boxer, Andy Cruz, have encouraged him to seek the dream of becoming an Olympic champion in 2020.