The contracting of Cuban athletes in professional leagues abroad remains a priority, with a view toward positioning our players in top-level competitions, to gain experience and improve the country’s performance internationally
By Iris de la Cruz Saborit
(October 22) – In line with national policy intended to guarantee meeting the Cuban sports movement’s projections – especially in the Olympic cycle – and positioning our athletes in top-level competitions, the contracting of Cuban in professional leagues abroad remains a priority, but the performance achieved by our athletes has yet to be concretely expressed in Cuba’s international results. Continue reading →
This obligatory break in training will allow us to pick up the pace with greater quality, once the pandemic is over
Photo: Endrys Correa Vaillant
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 →
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 →
Inaugurated January 15, 2018 at Havana’s Latinoamericano Stadium by then First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel was a modern strength gym that will be used by different baseball teams for training | YOSEL E. MARTINZE CASTELLANOS
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. Dilbert Reyes Rodríguez
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 →
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 →