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Sports

Brussels, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The Belgian football federation has today voiced its support for striker Romelu Lukaku, after racist chants were directed at him.


Brasilia, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) With the participation of Neymar Jr. and Vinicius Jr., the Brazilian national soccer team began training in Miami to face Colombia in a friendly match on Friday, it was reported today.


Caracas, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela celebrates today the classification of the national women's volleyball team for the Pre-Olympic competition to be played in 2020.


Tokyo,  (Prensa Latina) Cuban judoka Idalis Ortiz won the silver medal in +78-kg division after losing the final combat to Japan's Akira Sone at the World Championship.


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.