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Flying on Decks

Flying on Decks

Extreme sports as pastimes and as a way of life are less well-known in Cuba than elsewhere but still draw plenty of participants and spectators.

Cuba’s Best of 2017 Pole Vaulter Silva and Boxer La Cruz

Cuba’s Best of 2017 Pole Vaulter Silva and Boxer La Cruz

Pole Vaulter Yarisley Silva and boxer Julio César La Cruz were voted best Cuban athletes in 2017. They were chosen through votes cast by representatives of the National Sports Institute, sports media and the Young Communist League. Cuban sports awards 2017: Best Team: Tamers of Cuba (Boxing) - Won Hamburg World Championships and Pan American Tournament, and placed second in the World Boxing Cuba’s Best of 2017 Pole Vaulter Silva and Boxer La Cruz Series.

Sport and Science Team Up

Sport and Science Team Up

At the beginning of this year, sports authorities inaugurated the Cuban Sports Information Resource Centre, an institution that will enhance scientific sports development on the Island.

Omara Durand: focused on another golden season

Omara Durand: focused on another golden season

After several seasons marked with world titles and records, limits seem nonexistent for the Cuban paralympic athlete Omara Durand, formerly in the T13 category and now in the T12 (severely visually impaired).

Cuban Gymnasts Aspire to Greatness

Cuban Gymnasts Aspire to Greatness

Cuba hopes to have a complete and competitive world class gymnastics team, following Manrique Larduet’s impressive international results and the presence of three Cubans in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. Cuban gymnasts had last participated in the Athens 2004 Games.

The Dolphin of Football

The Dolphin of Football

He started as a water polo player and today holds a very unique record: mastery of the ball in the water. Jhoen Lefont Rodríguez (Matanzas, 1987), contrary to other athletes, had better control of the ball with his head than with his feet, ever since he began training at the age of 13.

 The Jewels of Latin American Sport

The Jewels of Latin American Sport

The fastest man on the planet did it again. For the third consecutive time, Usain Bolt won the sprinting Olympic gold medals - 100, 200 and 4x100 meter relay, standing out in Prensa Latina’s Sports survey, ‘Encuesta’.

Cuba in Rio-2016 With Boxing as the Flagship Sport

Cuba in Rio-2016 With Boxing as the Flagship Sport

In the recent olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Cuban boxing, having won five gold and three bronze medals, surpassed its performance of London-2012 and fulfilled the commitment that the team had previously set.

The Olympic Awakening...

The Olympic Awakening...

If we drop any chauvinist opinions and see the Olympics as they should be, an ecumenical celebration, then we can say that Rio 2016 was a great event on all counts.

Great Tournament and Great Sailing in Cuba

Great Tournament and Great Sailing in Cuba

Cuba’s Ministry of Tourism (Mintur), involved in the promotion of recreational sailing on the island, reported that the 66th Ernest Hemingway Billfishing Tournament will take place from June 13 to 28 and that large numbers of American fishermen are expected.

Ronaldo Veitía without Ippons

Ronaldo Veitía without Ippons

The city of Havana has its symbols: the Morro fortress, the Giraldilla, the Revolution Square and many more. If we talk about coaches, Cuba also has its own and Eugenio George, Alcides Sagarra and Ronaldo Veitía make up the golden trio of sports trainers.

Show Jumping Horses in Cuba

Show Jumping Horses in Cuba

As part of the drive to draw more visitors to Cuba, Havana’s elite show jumping horse auction has grown in popularity over the past seven years, mostly among Latin American equestrian experts.


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