Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Indonesia, Qatar Sign Economic Cooperation Agreements Jakarta, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Indonesia and Qatar signed several agreements today to expand cooperation in many economic areas, official versions reported. Panamanian Football Scales in FIFA Rankings Panama, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Following its historic qualification to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Panamanian soccer has climbed 11 places in the ranking of the International Federation of Associated Football (FIFA), informed today the website of the national body of the discipline. Italy-Sweden, Special Match of the World Cup 2018 European Play-Offs Zurich, Oct 17 (Prensa Latina) Italy will be facing Sweden in the World Cup 2018 European play-off, according to the draw for the European Football Federation (FIFA). Archers to Dispute World Title in Mexican Capital Mexico, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The 49th World Archery Championship gathers the best archers of the world in the Mexican capital, now disputing their classicatory stage since Monday. Federer vs Nadal in Shanghai Final hanghai, China, Oct. 14 (Prensa Latina) Roger Federer will face his longtime rival Rafael Nadal for the fourth time this season after coming from a set down to defeat Juan Martin del Potro, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 at the Shanghai Rolex Masters. US Soccer Team Head Coach Resigns Washington, Oct 13 (Prensa Latina) US national soccer team head coach Bruce Arena resigned his post Friday, three days after losing any possibility to represent his country at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, in 2018. Costa Rican Foreign Ministry Supports San Jose Marathon San Jose, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) San Jose, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Interim Foreign Minister of Costa Rica Alejandro Solano stated Thursday that it constitutes an honor to support the celebration of the Essential Costa Rica Marathon, with which the Ministry wants to promote brand called Marca Pais in multiple activities at national and international level. US: Several Latin Players Go for Hank Aaron MLB Award Washington, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan baseball players now playing for the United States Major League Baseball (MLB) José Altuve and Odubel Herrera appear among the favorites to win the MLB Hank Aaron Award, to reward the player with the best batting average production during the regular season. Video Refereeing Might Be Used in 2019 Madrid, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish soccer professional league is thinking of incorporating a new refereeing system for the matches of the 2019-2020 season by video, called Video Assistant Referee (VAR), as confirmed by press sources. New Investigation against FIFA Former Secretary General 12 de octubre de 2017, 15:38Brna, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The office of the Attorney General of Switzerland opened Thursday a new investigation on former International Federation of Football (Soccer) Associations (FIFA) secretary general Jerome Valcke, because of corruption. Qatar Rejects Request to Withdraw from 2022 FIFA World Cup Doha, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) Qatar has considered the 2022 World Cup as unquestionable and non-negotiable, in response to a request from the United Arab Emirates to withdraw from the tournament to Doha. Emblematic Cuban Baseball Park to Have New Samsung Electronic Board Havana, Oct 12 (Prensa Latina) The installation of a modern electronic board donated by the South Korean company Samsung will be one of key actions that take place today in the emblematic Latinoamericano Baseball Stadium in this capital. For several months now, the historic ballpark, founded in 1946, has been under numerous repairs, including the roof, interiors and grass, to which will be added the installation of the new 24-meter-long and 18-meter-wide Samsung electronic board. FC Barcelona Insists on Keeping Brazilian Coutinho 11 de octubre de 2017, 16:45Barcelona, Spain, Oct 11 (Prensa Latina) Spanish professional soccer club FC Barcelona said Wednesday in advance, that it is ready to make a new offer to Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho, now, playing for UK club Liverpool,to bring him as a regular player of the Spanish club. Eight Latin Players Nominated to Win 2017 Golden Ball Paris, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Headed by Argentinean star Leo Messi, Latin America placed today eight profesional soccer players in the list of 30 candidates for the 2017 Golden Ball. Dominican Professional Baseball League Heats Up Santo Domingo, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) The professional basbeaal league of the Dominican Republic (Lidom), heats the arm, when there are today just five days for their inauguration with the match bertween the Eagles of Cibao (Cibaeñas) and the current champion Tigers of El Licey. Sailboats of Four Countries to Compete in Galapagos Islands Quito, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) Inter-ocean boats from four countries will compete Sunday in a regatta for the 2017 Galapagos Islands Cup. ODECABE Highlights Panama's Capacity to Host 2022 C.American Games Panama, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization (ODECABE), Steve Stoute, highlighted Panama's capacity to host the 24th Central American and Caribbean Games in 2022. IOC Suspends Brazilian Olympic Committee due to Corruption Scandal Lausanne, Switzerland, Oct 6 (Prensa Latina) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) temporarily suspended Brazil due to a corruption scandal in that South American country. Foreign Contracts Get Fostered in Cuban Sports Havana, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Contracts for Cuban athletes in foreign competitions are getting consolidated as one of the priorities of the Cuban Sports Institute (INDER), sheltered by judicial regulations to protect the athletes, for their maximum competitive level. Main Cuban Resort to Receive International Golf Tournaments Varadero, Matanzas, Cuba, Oct 5 (Prensa Latina) Four international golf tournaments will take place this Cuban western tourist resort this month, as confirmed by sources from the organizing committee.