After achieving two wins yesterday, Cuban WIM Yerisbel Miranda appears as solo leader today in the seventh round of the 2019 FIDE Women´s American Zonal 2.3 Chess Tournament, which runs until July 20 in the Colombian city of Cartagena.
Cuba earned two crowns and one silver medal in the 2019 Sotteville International Meeting, in France, with special highlight in the women´s discus throw event.
Cuban Yurisbel Gracial blasted his twentieth homer of the season, but could not prevent the 2-3 loss of his team, the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, to the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters in the Pacific Zone of the Japanese Professional Baseball League (NPB).
Cubans Yamirka Rodriguez and Diamelis Gonzalez advanced to the round of 64 after a good debut in the women´s epee event of the 2019 World Fencing Championships running in Budapest, Hungary, until July 23.
Rodriguez, 2011 Pan American Games bronze medalist, got four wins and two losses in the preliminary stage; while in the next phase she beat Finn Ilona Sybala (15-6) and Belgian Amber de Pestel (15-11).
Cuba won four bronze medals in the IJF Budapest 2019 Judo Grand Prix, in Hungary, with highlight to women Idalis Ortiz (+78 kilos), Maylin del Toro (63) and Kaliema Antomarchi (78) and man Ivan Silva (90).
Nicaragua beat 4-3 Cuba in the third of four friendly games, and thus already won the match that will end tomorrow in that Central American nation.
Cuban Yurisbel Gracial was selected to the 2019 All-Star Games of the Japanese Professional Baseball (NPB).
Cuba will face today the host team of Mexico, in the first day of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women´s U20 World Championship, running until next July 21 in the cities of Aguascalientes and Leon.
Cuban triple jumper Liadagmis Povea finished second in the ninth stop of the 2019 IAAF Diamond League, based at Louis II stadium, in Monaco, where she reached the distance of 14.71 meters.
With three round left, Cuban GM Yuri Gonzalez ranks third in the American Continental Chess Championship 2019, taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from July 5-13.
The Cuban National Baseball Directorate (DNB) announced a 26-men team that will hold the traditional friendly match against Nicaragua from next July 12-16 in Managua, capital of that Central American country.
Yovani Aragon, DNB director, also said that the official roster of the squad that will attend the coming Pan American Games of Lima, Peru, will be announced upon the return of this match.
Cuba will face the host Peru today on the fourth day of the preliminary round for Pool A of the 18th Women's Pan American Volleyball Cup.
Ana Gabriela Guevara, Director of the Mexico´s National Commission of Physical Culture and Sports (CONADE), described as very fruitful her working visit to Cuba, where she held exchanges with domestic sports authorities.
Cuba was the runner-up of the 2nd edition of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men´s Challenger Cup, running until last Sunday in the Slovak city of Ljubljana, when losing in the final to the host team.
Cuban pole vaulter Yarisley Silva finished fourth in the eighth stop of the IAAF Diamond League 2019, based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Cuban Yurisbel Gracial was again the offensive leader of the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on their 6-3 win over the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, in the Japanese Professional Baseball League (NPB).
Cuba lost 0-8 in the third game of the friendly match against the US university squad held at Durham Bull Athletic Park, in North carolina, USA.