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Madrid, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban jumper Juan Miguel Hechevarria won on Wednesday with a jump of eight meters and 14 centimeters at the Athletic Meeting in Madrid, and maintained his undefeated record in the current season of the indoor discipline.

Beijing, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The National People's Congress (NPC) of China rejected Canada's call to boycott the Beijing-2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and described the action as interference in the policies implemented in Xinjiang.

Havana, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) More than 70 Olympic gold medals today endorse Cuba's success on the world stage in 60 years of revolution and under the principle of sport as the people's right.

Havana.  (Prensa Latina) The Tabasco Olmecas, from the Mexican Professional Baseball League, signed Cuban young talent Cesar Prieto, 21, to play the 2021 season.

Maradona's mobiles are under investigationBuenos Aires, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Argentina's justice system began on Friday to examine the two mobiles that belonged to the great former football player Diego Armando Maradona in an ongoing investigation to find out if there was negligence that led to his death.

Serbia's President committed to 2021 World Boxing ChampionshipBelgrade, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Friday ratified his country's commitment to holding the World Boxing Championship, scheduled for the last quarter of the year in this capital.

Tokyo, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Japan on Thursday appointed former athlete Seiko Hashimoto president of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, to mark greater distance from sexist remarks by the former leader that caused global indignation.

Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The stellar Cuban wrestler Mijain Lopez, three-time Olympic champion in Greco-Roman style, denounced on Wednesday that the US blockade significantly affects his country and is the main obstacle to sports development.

Havana, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) The US blockade today limits the progress of sports in Cuba, whose economic losses amounted to nearly 10 million dollars between April 2019 and March 2020.

Online event will denounce effects of US blockade on Cuba sportsHavana, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) An online event on Wednesday will be dedicated to Cuban sports, being a new opportunity to denounce the negative effects of the United States blockade, the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP).

Brazil's Sao Paulo club hires Argentine Crespo as coachBrasilia,  (Prensa Latina) Former Argentine player Hernan Crespo signed on Saturday for two years as Sao Paulo's new coach, following a previous verbal agreement between the Brazilian soccer club and the former striker.