Havana, February 14 (RHC)-- Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel lamented the death of baseball player Pedro José Rodríguez, nicknamed Señor Jonrón (Mister Home Run), and conveyed condolences to his family and friends.  ... More


Melbourne, February 12 (RHC)-- The Australian Open tennis organizers have announced a ban on fans and said players would be cocooned in biosecure “bubbles” as Victoria state authorities ordered six million people into lockdown on Friday to control a new coronavirus outbreak.... More


Tokyo, February 11 (RHC)-- The president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizing committee, Yoshiro Mori, will resign over a sexist remark that sparked an outcry, two sources said on Thursday, while the former prime minister said he could not let the controversy drag on.... More


Havana, February 10 (RHC)-- The Colombia Open and the Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic stand out in Cuba's weightlifting preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games.... More


Havana, February 7 (RHC)-- Former Cuban athlete Mireya Luis has been elected member to the Board of Directors of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).  She was inducted  at the beginning of the first virtual congress of the FIVB on Saturday.... More


Tokyo, February 4 (RHC)-- The Tokyo Olympics, scheduled for next July, will be held "whatever happens" with the pandemic, said the president of the organizing committee, Yoshiro Mori, wanting to clear the doubts surrounding the sporting event, which was already postponed last year.... More


Melbourne, February 4 (RHC)-- More than 500 tennis players and officials in Melbourne for the Australian Open have been told to isolate and get tested after a worker at a hotel they use tested positive for COVID-19.... More


Ciego de Avila, February 4 (RHC-JIT)-- The Alazanes de Granma, with the help of their star player Lazaro Blanco, defeated Industriales by a score of 2 to 1 in the fifth and definitive game of the quarterfinal playoffs in the 60th National Baseball Series.... More


Brasilia, January 26 (RHC)-- Groups of supporters of the Brazilian soccer club Palmeiras sent a letter to the head of the company, Maurício Precivalle Galiotte, to disassociate the team from any populist and opportunistic action of President Jair Bolsonaro.... More


Tokyo, January 22 (RHC)-- Japan has denied a report that there is an agreement among officials that the Tokyo Olympics, which have already been delayed for a year, are “doomed” because of the still-raging coronavirus pandemic and that the event will have to be cancelled.... More


Atlanta, January 22 (RHC)-- Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, has died.  He was 86.... More


Havana, January 20 (RHC)-- The eight teams that have already qualified for the postseason in the 60th National Baseball Series (SNB) have already qualified, and the only thing that remains to be defined is the confrontations between them. Duels that will be ready after the last game of the calendar between the Vegueros of Pinar del Río and the Lions of Industriales.... More


Las Tunas, January 18 (RHC)-- The Cuban Boxing Federation (FCB) has announced that the VIII Copa Teófilo Stevenson in Memoriam will be held from March 29th to April 4th in Las Tunas, with the participation of the main figures of boxing in Cuba.... More


Matanzas, January 13 (RHC)-- The current baseball season champion Matanzas became the fifth team with a safe presence in the play-offs of the 60th National Baseball Series, after beating Pinar del Río in the Nelson Fernández Stadium, in San José de las Lajas.... More


Havana, January 8 (RHC)-- Cuba's Baseball Commission rescheduled several games in the recovery calendar of the National Series, because of an epidemiological study being carried out on the Villa Clara team.... More


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