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Cesar Prieto breaks record in Cuban baseballHavana, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) The second baseman of the Cienfuegos team, Cesar Prieto, on Saturday broke the record of most consecutive games batting at least one hit on his first time at bat in the National Baseball League of Cuba.


Lisbon, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban handball player Pedro Valdes on Friday broke his goal record in Portugal with 44 in the current season, so he is close to passing the 800-goal barrier since his European debut in 2015.


Havana, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban judoka Ivan Silva's goal is to win the gold medal at in the 90-kg division in the Pan-American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, in order to get four titles in those events. According to Silva, he feels pretty well and has a good chance of winning the gold medal in a competition that will grant 700 points to the world ranking for 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games.


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.