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Marabana, a race blessed by rain

Cubaplus: Courtesy of Prensa Latina

A persistent rain could not stop the start of the 33rd edition of the traditional Marabana race, which took place on Sunday in Havana, as a tribute to the 500th anniversary of the Villa de San Cristobal de La Habana.

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Cuban Boxers Win Four Titles in Lima 2019

Cubaplus courtesy: Prensa Latina Fotos: José Tito Meriño

Cuban boxers are waking on the gold path at the Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru, where they won four of five possible titles on the first day of final competitions.

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Cuba Wins Gold Medal in Pan American Canoeing

Cubaplus courtesy: Prensa Latina

Cuba won its fifth gold medal at the XVIII Pan American Games Lima-2019 this Monday through the canoeing pair composed by Mahivianet Borges and Katherin Nuevo in the C-2 at a distance of 500 meters.

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Cuba to Announce 420-Athlete Delegation to PANAM Lima-2019

Cubaplus courtesy: Prensa Latina

Cuba will officially announce on Thursday its delegation made up of 420 athletes to participate the Pan American Games in Lima to be held from July 26 to August 11, 2019, according to the President of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER), Jose Antonio Miranda.

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Cuban Fournier Wins Bronze Medal at 2nd World Rowing Cup

Cubaplus courtesy: Prensa Latina

Angel Fournier, from Cuba, on Sunday won the bronze medal in the single weight open modality at the 2nd World Rowing Cup, which ended today in the Polish city of Poznan. The 31-year-old Cuban won the bronze medal after clocking 7:24.790 minutes, behind Sverri Nielsen, from the Netherlands, who clocked 7:21.960 minutes, and Pilip Pavukou, from Belarus, who stopped the clock at 7:24.100 minutes.

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Cuban Baseball Team with a New Manager to PanAm Games

Prensa Latina

Cuba´s National Baseball Commissioner, Yovany Aragon, announced the appointment of Rey Vicente Anglada as the new manager for the Cuban national baseball team and revealed the agenda of matches and training with a view to the Pan American Games in Lima.

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Over 500 Competitors in Havana Triathlon

Prensa Latina

More than 500 competitors from 35 nations will animate the 5th edition of the Havana Triathlon, to be held on Saturday, February 23, the sports daily magazine Jit confirmed Wednesday.

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Cuba and Latin America’s Best Athletes of 2018

Cuba’s Juan Miguel Echevarría, Caterine Ibargüen of Colombia and the Domadores de Cuba boxing team were the winners of the Prensa Latina’s annual sports survey that has been honouring the best athletes in Latin America and the Caribbean since 1964.

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