Cuban Alfredo Despaigne blasted his 21st homer in the 11-7 win of his club, the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, over the Chiba Lotte Marines, in the Pacific League of the Japanese Professional Baseball (NPB).
Cuba will try to finish today as leader of Pool H, on the closing day of the second round of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men´s U21 World Championship based in Bahrain, when facing Poland.
Cuba will look for its second win today in the second round of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball U21 Men's World Championship based in Bahrain when facing Morocco.
Cuba will face Tunisia today on the first day of the second round (9th to 16th places) in Pool H of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship, which runs in Bahrain until next Saturday.
The Cuban National Baseball Directorate announced the 24-player list, including eight "legionaries" who play in foreign leagues, that will attend the coming 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.
With 5.5 points, Cuban WIM Yerisbel Miranda remains leader and will play today the eighth and penultimate round of the 2019 FIDE Women´s American Zonal 2.3 chess tournament.
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.