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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.


President of Cuba expresses condolences for death of athleteHavana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel, expressed his condolences for the death of the prominent former basketball player Tomas Herrera, who won a bronze medal at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games.


Kathmandu, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) At least 6,507 mountaineers have climbed Mount Everest on the Nepal side to date, since Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and New Zealander Edmund Percival Hillary conquered the highest mountain in the world in 1953.


Buenos Aires,  (Prensa Latina) Former soccer star Diego Armando Maradona underwent a swab on Monday to rule out whether he caught SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, after being in direct contact with a Covid-19 case.


Barcelona, Spain, Sep 30 (Prensa Latina) Argentine striker Lionel Messi has assured he is utterly focused on having a great season with FC Barcelona and accepted his mistakes regarding the differences with his team.


Lausanne, Switzerland,  (Prensa Latina) Less than 10 months before the opening of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), on Friday recognized organizers´ efforts and work by mentioning it will be the 'best games ever organized.'


Camagüey, Cuba, Sep 24 (Prensa Latina) Denia Caballero, one of the favorite discus throwers to win the gold medal in Tokyo 2020 Olympics, is currently training in this city, 'because the world does not stop,' she told Prensa Latina.


Havana, Sep 21 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Center for Research on (CIDC) is adjusting to a world athletic system in constant evolution, so it its expanding its scientific and technological projection.