Monthly Archives: January 2012

UNESCO Champion for Sports

PARIS (January 30) – URUGUAY’s national soccer coach, Oscar Washington Tabarez, was declared UNESCO Champion for Sport on Monday as an acknowledgement of his contributions to the promotion of human values. Continue reading

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London 2012: 100 arrests ahead of Olympics as tents ‘banned’ from all games sites

Almost 100 people have been arrested ahead of the Olympics and all tents and encampments will be banned from the Games, the Home Secretary said. Continue reading

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US baseball players discover Cuban reality

MEMBERS of the US university baseball team Lakers, from the Grand Valley University in Michigan, had a unique experience in their recent visit to Cuba and verified the great human quality of the Cuban people.

The US newspaper Detroit Free Press quoted catcher and captain of the Lakers, Jared Cowan, as saying that he arrived in Cuba expecting hostile attitudes.

However, Cowan found a diametrically different reality. Continue reading

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50 years of revolutionary baseball

“…This is the triumph of free baseball over slave baseball …” – Fidel Castro Continue reading

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Baseball should be in the Olympics

Ricardo Fraccari, president of the International Federation of the sport, explained his organization’s projections for the future at a press conference in Havana. Continue reading

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