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Sports

Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Burdened by stereotypes of a macho society, forced to deal with prejudices and false conceptions, Latin American women are imposing their will to empower themselves in order to shine in the world of sports.


By Adrián Mengana

Havana, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cuban Paralympic athletes increase their training with the purpose of winning new titles at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, to be held from August 24 to September 9.


Madrid, Mar 5 (Prensa Latina) The right back Angel Jesus Rivero will represent Cuban handball in the Copa del Rey of Spain this weekend at the WiZink Center of this capital, the organizers announced today.


Lausanne, Switzerland, (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday acknowledged that Cuban long jumper Juan Miguel Echevarria will become one of the main attractions at the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled for this summer.


New Delhi, Mar 4 (Prensa Latina) Indian boxer Mary Kom, six times world champion, was named president of the committee of champions and veterans of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).


Madrid, Mar 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Jasiel Rivero and the Hereda San Pablo Burgos basketball club will resume playing in Europe today against VEF Riga at the start of the Champions League playoffs.


Madrid, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Gleinys Reyes assumed prominence today with the Adesal Córdoba club and exhibits 65 goals in the list of top scorers in the Honor Division of Spanish women's handball.


 Cuban cyclist Sierra to continue Olympic training in ItalyHavana, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban cyclist Arlenis Sierra traveled to Italy on Saturday to continue her training for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, scheduled from July 23 to August 8, 2021.


Canberra, Feb 27 (Prensa Latina) Chilean tennis player Alexa Guarachi, along with American Desire Krawczyk, won the doubles title at the Australian tournament in Adelaide.


Lisbon, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The Porto club on Friday confirmed the death of Cuban handball player Alfredo Quintana, and Portugal's sports are in mourning, local media, including Tribuna Expreso, Ionline and JM Madeira, reported.


Havana (Prensa Latina) Cuban athletes are strengthening their training in order to make new achievements at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo, scheduled from August 24 to September 9.