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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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PyeongChang 2018: Friendship first – American luger stunned by Russian athlete’s generosity

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Silver medalist Chris Mazdzer of the United States poses during the medal ceremony for the Luge Men’s Singles at Medal Plaza on Feb. 11, 2018 in Pyeongchang | ANDREAS RENTZ/GETTY IMAGES

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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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Sochi 2014: Artificial snow on the slopes for the winter games

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Organizers will be able to use artificial snow if there is any shortage of the real thing during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Continue reading

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The other side of the medal

Letters to the Editor, TML Daily, 27 February, 2010

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OLYMPIC gold, silver and bronze don’t come cheap for Canadians. Four-in-five respondents to a poll in British Columbia believe the games are being staged for the benefit of politicians and the elites, an online survey of a representative sample of 493 adult Canadians revealed. “Residents of the Winter Olympics host city are concerned about cost overruns and feel that the event is being staged for the benefit of politicians and the elites,” the Angus Reid Public Opinion poll found. Continue reading

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