Monthly Archives: October 2018

This day. The Black Power salute

1968.Black Power salute

October 16 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Black Power protest at the 1968 Olympics 200m medal ceremony by African American athletes Tommie Smith (centre) and John Carlos (right), the gold and bronze medalists. Peter Norman (left), the silver medalist from Australia and an opponent of the White Australia policy, displayed the badge of the Olympic Project for Human Rights (OPHR). This was – and is – a powerful example of defiance in the face of racist oppression, in particular, and for human rights for all, in general. Continue reading

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The fight for women’s hockey

UNB Women's hockey.1.

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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist

The Trump administration has caused a setback in sports relations between Cuba and the U.S. – affecting international volleyball competition notably, among other negative consequences. This article has detailed information on the effect of the US blockade on Cuban sport in all spheres. | 

2016.US volleyball team last played in Havana.Yaimí Ravelo

The U.S. volleyball team last played in Havana in 2016 « Yaimí Ravelo

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57th anniversary of Cuba’s INDER: ‘Without Revolution we could not have dreamed …’

57th Anniversary of INDER: Without Revolution we could not have dreamed ...Dissatisfaction subsists, and it is good that this is so, but the feats that shook the island abound, and the examples that place physical activity as its main source of health promotion.

On February 23, 2018 the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (Inder) arrived at its 57th Anniversary, with the main goal of continuing to pay tribute to the health, welfare, pride and identity of our people. Continue reading

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A weak body weakens the mind

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Modern facilities to strengthen Cuban sports

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Technology and sports in Cuba

Centro biomedicalUsed efficiently, technologies applied to any sphere represent an advantage, especially on the path to finding feasible solutions to different problems that, without them, would be unlikely. In sports, technology has made inroads in different areas, with proven achievements in world events. Continue reading

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