A group of U.S. hockey fans seeking greater access to NHL broadcasts is suing the NHL reports RICK WESTHEAD in the Toronto Star. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2012
By SIGFREDO BARROS
HAVANA (March 29, 2012) – THE re-initiation of baseball games between Cuba and the United States, 16 years after they were suspended, is scheduled for July 5, 2012, according to a letter of understanding signed by the two countries. Continue reading
|“I think they are pushing it a little too much. To what extent are we just little lemmings that they just throw down a track and we’re crash-test dummies? I mean, this is our lives.”|
Australian Luge Team, Vancouver 2010 Olympics just before Georgian luger Nodor Kumaritashvili died on the same course Continue reading
THE credibility of international sport is challenged almost on a daily basis by reports on corruption and mismanagement, whitewashing, match-fixing, embezzlement, the degradation of sportsmanship and other forms of cheating. Many of the stories are directly or indirectly related to the international organisations that represent hundreds of millions of athletes and their multinational imperialist sponsors. An ever-deepening and unprecedented credibility crisis has energed. Continue reading
HAVANA (March 20) – THE Cuban and US baseball federations signed a letter of intent that includes the celebration for the first time in 16 years of training matches between the respective national teams.
During a press conference at the Havana city’s Latinoamericano Stadium, directives announced that a US team made up of college students will arrive on July 4 to play a five-game match against the Cuban national team. Continue reading
HAVANA (March 16) – Juan Francisco Puello, president of the Caribbean Baseball Confederation (CBC) will discuss with Cuban sports authorities the possible return of the island to the Caribbean Series, after its withdrawal from the event in 1960.
According to information published by the Juventud Rebelde newspaper, representatives of the winter leagues of Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, were to arrive in Havana with Puello on Thursday, with the wish of working with this purpose. Continue reading
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – SIXTEEN volleyball players and two baseball players in South Korea have been indicted for alleged involvement in match-fixing in the latest blow to the country’s professional sports leagues. Continue reading
2,226,883 people across Cuba – about 20 per cent of the population – participate in 14th edition of the Marathon of Hope Continue reading
By LEMAY PADRON Oliveros*
HAVANA (Prensa Latina) – It sounds strange but the truth is that this sport, in its different categories, has been played in Cuba for several years. Prejudices have been its main enemy, but those who defend it have another view. Continue reading
The international controversy over the alleged match fixing between Argentina and Peru at the 1978 World Cup is one of the events that need clarifying, writes VICKY PELAEZ*. Football’s world governing body, FIFA, has launched an inquiry into the alleged deal, struck as part of the infamous Operation Condor. Continue reading