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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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
Cuba’s sports movement is working hard to recover and modernize a number of facilities to improve training of our athletes, with a view toward upcoming competitions, on the island and abroad. Continue reading
HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) –Miguel Díaz-Canel, the President of the Cuban Council of State and Ministers, attended the national seminar held in May to prepare for the 2018-2019 school year in the Cuban sports system. Continue reading
TeleSUR (Aug. 13) – With the highest record of Olympic medals in Latin America, Cuba owes its sports achievements to the socialist revolution.
The devastating U.S. blockade on Cuba, which has lasted for more than 50 years and includes restrictions on the nation’s sporting industry, has not stopped the island from becoming the most successful Latin American country in Olympics history and an example for the rest of the region and world.
Historically speaking, Cuba is by far and away Latin American leader in the Olympics: 209 medals in total, 79 gold, 67 silver and 70 bronze. Continue reading
With the solidarity support of Cubans, sports and recreation are continuing to transcend marginality and exclusion in Venezuela’s poor communities.
CARACAS (August 4) — Madelaine Acosta is in Venezuela again. “This is nothing like 2004. It’s something else, and it’s all about what we have achieved.”
She arrived here from Jagüey Grande, in Matanzas, as part of the first group of collaborators assigned to work in the country’s poorest areas, to improve the lives of inhabitants dominated by marginality and all its associated problems. Those were the first days of the social mission Barrio Adentro Deportivo, (Into the Neighbourhood with Sports) and she, like all the other original members, started from zero. Continue reading
(November 19) – Antonio Becali, president of the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (INDER), said today that the agency will have ensure to its maximum that sport is a right of the people. Continue reading
After the triumph of the revolution in January 1959 Cuba established a new, human conception of sport that led to the people’s access increasing along with many other social indicators. Continue reading
Cuba’s dedication to guaranteeing access to sports as a human right is shown by its large commitment of state funding. Sport, recreation and physical education are organized through the Cuba’s National Sports Institute (INDER) which receives 13 per cent of the country’s national budget. The functions of INDER include building sport and physical education infrastructure, coordinating necessary materials and overseeing sports equipment manufacturing not to mention organizing sports activities as a whole. The President of INDER is also allotted a Ministerial post and is a member of the government cabinet. Continue reading