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Sports

Tokyo, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) The Japan Football Association (JFA) cancelled on Thursday the friendly match between the national team and Chile on the island of Hokkaido after the strong earthquake.


Changwon, South Korea, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) The Slovakian Zuzana Rehak won the title of the Olympic pit at the World Shooting Championship here today, beating the Chinese Xiaojing Wang in the tie-break.


Beijing, Sep 6 (Prensa Latina) Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed today the importance of the links between his country and Africa during his bilateral meetings with some counterparts from that continent who are here on an official visit.


Bogota, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) Colombia regrets on Wednesday the decision of Argentine coach Jose Pekerman to conclude his term as national coach after guiding Colombia's team for almost seven years.


Franckfort, Germany, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) A Liga match is set to be played in the USA this season, but the German Football League are resisting such a move.


Yaren, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Rogelio Sierra said here on Tuesday that small island states have underdevelopment as the main obstacle to their economic and social progress.


Seoul, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) South Korean President Moon Jae-in's special envoys will discuss ways to denuclearize the peninsula during their trip to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), one of the emissaries revealed today.


Kingston, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica and China have a new cooperation agreement on sport, which was described by the authorities of both countries as ''historic and extremely beneficial''. According to the Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports of the Caribbean island, Olivia Grange, this project will allow more than 400 athletes to travel to the Asian country to train for the next three years.


Seoul, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) The South Korean National Assembly (parliament) is evaluating the advances in the negotiations with the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), included in the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula.


Zurich, Switzerland, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) The captains and coaches of the member federations of the International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) chose Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Luka Modric (Croatia) and Mohamed Salah (Egypt) as finalists for The Best Award.


Havana, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel had a busy agenda this week, during which he assessed the progress in the economic and social programs in the central province of Villa Clara and Havana.