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Latin America still unable to secure a victory at Judo ChampionshipBudapest, Jun 10 (Prensa Latina) Latin America is still unable to ascend to the podium at the World Judo Championship, after the elimination of its representatives in the men's 90 kg and women's 70 kg.


Beijing, (Prensa Latina) China on Tuesday expressed its firm condemnation of any US attempt to boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and also the persistence by this and other countries to politicize sports.


Pitcher Andy Rodriguez breaks ties with Cuban baseballHavana, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Right-handed pitcher Andy Rodriguez decided to stay in the United States and break his ties with Cuban baseball, the local baseball federation informed on Monday.


Santiago de Chile, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) Chile added new quotas in its representation to the Olympic Games in Tokyo by including athletes in the specialties of surfing and beach volleyball, sports authorities on Sunday informed.


Tokyo, Jun 4(Prensa Latina) Japanese authorities on Friday informed the cancellation of the traditional Olympic reception offered by the head of State at the end of the Games in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19.


Lausanne, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday announced the establishment of two other Covid-19 vaccination centers in Qatar and Rwanda for athletes who will participate at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.


Havana, Jun 2 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday highlighted the dignity and dedication of the Cuban baseball team that competed in the Baseball Americas Qualifier 2021 in the United States, despite pressure of every kind.


Lausanne, (Prensa Latina) The National Olympic Committees (NOC) of Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Friday ratified that their athletes had been vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to their participation in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, scheduled for next summer.


Tokyo, May 28 (Prensa Latina) The Japanese Government on Friday extended for another three weeks, until June 20, the state of emergency imposed on this capital and seven other prefectures due to Covid-19.


West Palm Beach, United States, May 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban coach Armando Ferrer highlighted on Friday as positive the victory over the Dominican Republic last night in a training game before the Olympic Qualyfying Tournament in Florida, US, and today he focuses on the lineup for the team's opener against Venezuela on Monday.


Havana, May 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Rafael Manso will continue in the executive committee of the Panamerican Judo Confederation (CPJ), after being re-elected in the ordinary general congress held virtually, the weekly Jit reported on Thursday.