The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) awarded the prize for outstanding athlete performance to Cuban Greco-Roman wrestler Mijaín López, who won his fourth Olympic crown in Tokyo 2020.
Athletes and coaches of the national softball pre-selection continue their preparation at the academy of this sport in Ciego de Avila from September 21 to November 20, with the aim of making the Cuban team that will participate at the Men's Pan American Championship to be held in Argentina in February 2022.
Franklin Guevara, president of the Cuban Handball Federation (FCB by its Spanish acronym), considered as very important the collaboration agreement recently signed with the Sporting de Lisboa club, from Portugal, with a view to further development of the sport on the island.
Cuban cyclist Arlenis Sierra won today the first women's edition of the Tre Valli Varesine race, in Italy, near the end of another outstanding season in the world elite, with eight medals despite a limited calendar due to the COVID-19.
The Cuban men's team will be opposite Iran on Sunday, following two days of transfer and rest for the 16 teams participating in the Volleyball U21 World Championship, held jointly by Bulgaria and Italy.
Havana right-hander Bryan Chi will take the mound today for the U23 Cuban baseball team to try and hogtie Venezuela’s hitting power in the beginning of the Super Round of the III World Cup of this category, held in Sonora, Mexico.