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The sports industry, a gulf separates two worlds

(July 9) – Lightweight footwear under one hundred grams; swimsuits designed by experts in hydrodynamics that “cut” through the water with maximum efficiency; sensors placed in different accessories that calculate heart rate and provide other real time information; rackets that reduce vibration transfer resulting from the impact of the ball…  Continue reading

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Cuban long jumper youngest man to win field event at world indoor athletics championships

Juan Miguel Echevarria’s leap of 8.46 metres was a personal best as he won gold in the men’s long jump at the world indoor athletics championships.

Cuba's Juan Miguel Echevarria celebrates after winning the long jump at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England.

Cuba’s Juan Miguel Echevarria celebrates after winning the long jump at the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, England | MICHAEL STEELE/ GETTY IMAGES FOR IAAF

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Sighting. Sport and nature: a perfect combination

Enjoy some of the moments of the Titan Tropic Cuba …

Sport and nature: a perfect combination (+ photos)
Cyclists pedaling for stage four-Viñales Viñales (73 km), in Pinar del Rio, the first edition of the Titan Tropic Cuba by GAES of Mountain Bike. (Calixto Llanes / Juventud Rebelde)

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Cuban Sports Scientific Research Center inaugurated

The opening ceremony was presided by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and José Ramón Fernández. The Center is located near to the Manuel Fajardo University of Physical Culture and Sports | Anabel Díaz

The opening ceremony was presided by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and José Ramón Fernández. The Center is located near to the Manuel Fajardo University of Physical Culture and Sports | Anabel Díaz

By Jorge Carlos De la Paz Espinosa

The application of scientific knowledge for the development of sports is vital to raising the global prestige of this highly important sector for the country.

On this basis, the Cuban Sports Scientific Research Center (CIDC) was inaugurated on Wednesday, September 21, dedicated to generating knowledge for the benefit of sport. Continue reading

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After Río: What we have learned

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This Day. Fidel and the 1966 Central American and Caribbean Games

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Cuban athletics, a David versus Goliath story

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