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Paris, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban judocas Iván Felipe Silva and Kaliema Antomarchi won bronze medals today at the Grand Slam in Paris.


Paris, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban judocas Andy Granda, Iván Silva and Kaliema Antomarchi fight today for bronze at the Grand Slam in Paris, after yielding in quarterfinals and overcoming in semifinals.


Eight Cuban baseball figures exalted to Hall of FameMatanzas, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Eight Cuban personalities linked to baseball (one commentator, one historian, and six players) were added to the Hall of Fame of Baseball in Palmar de Junco, Matanzas, following their designation by an electing committee.


5 de febrero de 2020, 9:33

By Fausto Triana

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Manager of the Cuban baseball team, Miguel Borroto, was optimistic today with view to the Olympic Qualifier in Arizona, United States, in which a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Games is at stake.


4 de febrero de 2020, 15:57Havana, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The possible absence of Cuba from the Caribbean Baseball Series Mexico 2021 placed again the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation (CBPC) in the eye of controversy, the JIT weekly said this Tuesday.


 

Doha, Feb 4 (Prensa Latina) The president of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, noted that Qatar will be ready to host the 2020 World Cup two years early. According to the official, it is a record time that none of the countries that have hosted the event has achieved.


Cuba gets ready for baseball pre-Olympic tournamentBy Fausto Triana

Havana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is getting ready for what will be its test in baseball, with the penultimate opportunity to participate in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in a very difficult tournament to be held in Arizona, USA, in March.


Japan to guarantee the Olympics despite the coronavirusTokyo, Feb. 3 (Prensa Latina) Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe guaranteed this Monday that the outbreak of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus will not disrupt the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, as they will take the necessary steps to prevent the epidemic from spreading.


 Algerian Olympic Committee President starts visit to CubaHavana, Feb 3 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Olympic Committee of Algeria, Mustapha Berraf, begins today a working visit to Cuba, where he will sign a collaboration agreement with his counterpart Roberto León Richards.


Santa Clara, Cuba, Feb 2 (Prensa Latina) Grand Master Carlos Daniel Albornoz, Cuba's chess champion, is defending his grown as of today at the National Championship being held in this central city.


Miami, Jan 31 (Prensa Latina) A federal court in this city sentenced Tomas Velez, from Cuba, to four years and nine months in prison for operating a clandestine network that trafficked baseball players from Cuba to the United States, the press reported today.