Monthly Archives: April 2020

Cuban team wins in American chess league

A total of 26 players, all from the national preselection – including several youth and schoolchildren – defended the colours of the Island | EYLEEN RÍOS LÓPEZ

Lysandra Llaudi chess

ACN (April 25) – The Cuban women’s team led the first day of the Battle of America tournament, convened as an initiative to keep the sport active in times when social isolation is the best medicine against the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue reading

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Olympic headaches – after the Tokyo postponement

With the Tokyo Games postponed until 2021 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) must now address a number of issues that require some rethinking. Continue reading

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‘We are already more than a thousand to run or jog at home this Sunday, and they continue to add’

Elite Canadian sport federations have been brought to their knees by the pandemic. In contrast, Alberto Juantorena, president of the Cuban Athletics Federation, is convening an international virtual amateur race through social media.

Home race

ACN (April 17) – The virtual race called by the organizing committee of the Varadero Half Marathon, scheduled for this Sunday in Cuba, today registers nearly a thousand registered participants. Continue reading

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Chess with the family… without leaving the house

The Cuban Chess Federation has an idea for a fun, educational way to spend some time with the family, staying home to help stop the spread of COVID-19: its first online tournament, using the platform www.lichess.org. Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Sport is dead – Long live sport!

The pandemic helped to see the real situation. People realize that sport, commercialized from top to bottom, occupied a disproportionately important place with us – and this is clearly not good for modern society. In fact, it turned into a new world religion, appropriating colossal funds, which are so sorely lacking in education, medicine, science and the social sphere. And it costs too much – even for the European Union and the United States| Andriy Manchuk Continue reading

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Cuban sports give Covid-19 no chance

The COVID-19 pandemic brought sport activities to a halt around the world. Faced with the situation, Cuba suspended all competitive events, as well as the preparation of its athletes for the Tokyo Olympic Games, with the primary objective of protecting the health of all members of our sports movement. Continue reading

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Authentic Olympic champions: Sport applauds its stars, who save lives

When this game seems to take months of constant struggle, without an audience in the stands, confined in isolation to avoid friction, we live confident that the hall dedicated to the champions of this season will be for the health team of planet Earth: doctors, nurses , pharmacists, researchers and the rest of the huge payroll of volunteers | Jhonah Díaz González
Sport applauds life-saving stars

Sport applauds the stars

Today the world shows its most sublime face. The stars stopped being on a soccer field and the goals lost prominence in the green grass to be celebrated in a smaller space. Continue reading

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