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Lazaro Blanco to play professional baseball in NicaraguaManagua, (Prensa Latina) Cuban starting pitcher Lazaro Blanco is in Nicaragua to join the Leones de Leon baseball team of the Professional Baseball League (LBPN).

Moscow, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia today rejected the insistence of the United States on applying its laws extraterritorially, in reference to the approval in the Congress of that northern country of the so-called Act of (Grigori) Radchenkov, according to the capital's television .

Quito, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador's national soccer team has temporary losses today, as three players who tested positive for Covid-19 are in the required quarantine.

Santiago de Cuba, Nov 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is ready to resume contacts with the Major League Baseball (MLB) of the United States in order to insert its talents in U.S. teams, Ernesto Reinoso, national commissioner, remarked on Saturday.

Buenos Aires, Nov 6 (Prensa Latina) Former Argentine soccer player Diego Armando Maradona is still in recovery on Friday after successful surgery to treat a subdural haematoma, a blood clot on the brain, said his personal doctor Leopoldo Luque.

Havana, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba canceled its participation in the World Wrestling World Cup, scheduled for December 12-20 in Serbia, due to Covid-19, the national federation of that sport reported on Thursday.

Buenos Aires, Nov 5 (Prensa Latina) Former Argentine soccer star Diego Armando Maradona is making successful progress today in his recovery and even already wants to go home, his family doctor, Leopoldo Luque, said in a new report. .

Lausanne, Switzerland, Nov 4 (Prensa Latina) The general director of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Olivier Niggli, expressed his regret for the rescheduling of the annual symposium due to the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 epidemic.

Cubans in the Olympic Games, from Ramón Fonst to Arlen LópezPor José F. Reinoso Zayas and Jorge Petinaud Martínez

Havana._ A total of 116 years passed in the annals of Cuban and international sports since the first gold medal was won at the Olympic Games by Cuban fencer Ramón Fonst Segundo, on June 14, 1900, in Paris, and the latest title was won by boxer Arlen López, on August 20, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro.

Buenos Aires, Oct 30 (Prensa Latina) From the Brazilian Ronaldo to Cuban jumper Javier Sotomayor, 156 famous athletes from around the world are joining Argentines today to celebrate an all-time great, Diego Armando Maradona, on his 60th birthday.

Brasilia, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Argentinean soccer star Lionel Messi is planning on playing for the club Newell's Old Boys in 2023, after the Qatar World Cup, Brazilian media has revealed.