The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB), the Major Leagues Baseball (MLB), with the consent of the Major Leagues Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) signed a historical agreement today that will allow the Cuban baseball players associated with the FCB, who play in the Cuban National Series and in the rest of the Cuban baseball tournaments system, to be signed by any of the 30 Clubs in the United States´ Major Leagues.
Cuba will have volleyball and baseball training camps in Japan with a view to the 2020 Olympic Games, Japanese sports authorities and a delegation from the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER) agreed after fruitful negotiations.
The Tenth edition of the Grand Cuba Golf Tournament ended successfully after three days of competition with the participation of 144 golfers both professional and amateurs of 10 countries, from Canada, the United States, Colombia, Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Switzerland and Cuba.
A total of 1,139 foreigners from 47 countries have confirmed their participation in the next edition of Marabana to be held here on November 18, according to Carlos Gattorno, General Director of the project.
The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) has ratified the inclusion of the Cuban Marabana event in the world calendar for 2019, to be held on November 17, the local press reported.
At the end of today''s competitive events, the Central American and Caribbean Games, Barranquilla-2018, will only have five dates left, with Mexico consolidating its supremacy in the overall medal table.
Cuba has won eight gold medals at the Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, after Alexis Lopez won the title in the men''s individual short-paddle rowing contest, in which he clocked 7.53.96 minutes, and was followed by his compatriot Yhoan Uribarri, who won the silver medal (8.00.66), while Venezuela''s Jose Guipe finished in the third place (8.03.44).