Yasmany Acosta, a Cuban Wrester Competing for Chile

August 31, 2017 | No Comments »

Chile took the medal for South America in the World Wrestling Championships a few days ago in Paris. However, this historic event is in grand part due to Cuba’s group of trainers. Yasmani Acosta was the one responsible for this debut on the medal stand at the 2017 Paris Championships.

Baseball in Cuba, Where’s it Going?

July 11, 2017 | 8 comments

Word on the street has caused uneasiness among managers and trainers, but every day there are less and less ways of avoiding it: Cuban baseball is suffering a crisis and nothing else. Teams involved in international competitions have just proven this in recent days.

Sculptures and Drawings by Tony Cragg in Cuba

April 20, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Tony Cragg, an important English sculptor living in Germany, traveled to Cuba to open his personal exhibition: Toni Cragg. Sculptures and drawings, at Havana’s National Fine Arts Museum.

Cuba Sent Home by the Netherlands with 14-1 Debacle

March 15, 2017 | No Comments »

The World Baseball Classic ended for Cuba on Wednesday after losing an embarrassing 14-1 to the Netherlands in seven innings, shortened on the mercy rule.

Cuba Fights Hard, Loses to Japan in WBC

March 14, 2017 | No Comments »

Three times Cuba had the lead over Japan in their World Baseball Classic clash on Tuesday in Tokyo. However, it wasn’t enough. With three runs in the bottom of the eighth, including the second homer of the game by Tetsuto Yamada, Japan took an 8-5 lead that held.

Cuba Improves with 6-0 Win Over China in WBC

March 8, 2017 | No Comments »

Team Cuba improved its image in Group B of the IV World Baseball Classic, obtaining its first victory, 6-0 over China, in the Tokyo Dome on Wednesday afternoon before 39,102 fans. The victory gave the Cubans a 1-1 record after losing 11-6 to Japan the day before. They now face Australia in their final First Round contest.

Cuba Loses Pitching Duel 1-0 to Mexico in Caribbean Series Semifinals

February 7, 2017 | No Comments »

Mexico, the host team, beat Cuba 1-0 Monday night in the second semifinal contest of the Caribbean Series and will play tomorrow against Puerto Rico to define this year’s champion.

Cuba Plays Mexico in Caribbean Series Semifinals on Monday

February 6, 2017 | No Comments »

Confusion in the method to define the classification of the teams in the Caribbean Baseball Series led to changes in the semifinals rivals in the games to take place on Monday. Cuba will now play the Mexican team while Venezuela plays Puerto Rico. The finals among the winners is on Tuesday.

Real Madrid in Havana, The Final Blow to Cuba’s Baseball

November 21, 2016 | 2 comments

If something had been missing to put Cuban baseball in a coma state, it was an institution like Real Madrid coming to Havana to give it the final blow. “We know that there is a lot of interest in soccer here in Cuba. It already seems to be the most important sport here and we want this to continue like this,” said Joaquin Sagues.

Brian De Palma and Oliver Stone Will Be at the Havana Film Festival

November 18, 2016 | No Comments »

US film directors Brian De Palma and Oliver Stone will be two of the special guests at the upcoming 38th Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana.