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Deportes

Havana, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) Pole Vaulter Yarisley Silva and bóxer Julio Cesar La Cruz were voted as the best athletes of Cuba in 2017, it was announced today at a ceremony held at the Coliseum of the Sports City.


Havana, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Salvadoran newspaper El Pais gave its vote for Best Male Athlete of the Year for Argentinean soccer star Lionel Messi, in the traditional sports survey organized by Cuban news agency Prensa Latina to select the best Latin American and Caribbean athletes of 2017.


La Paz, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia is betting on the development of sports in the country, with the improvement of the sports infrastructure of its departments, as a sign of the importance that the government of the country gives to this sector.


Los Ángeles, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Directing duties for Bohemian Rhapsody, the Freddie Mercury film biopic, have been taken on by UK Eddie the Eagle''s Dexter Fletcher, after the firing of Bryan Singer.


La Paz, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia is betting on the development of sports in the country by improving the infrastructure in its departments, thus showing the importance that the government grants to that sector.


Moscow, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) Russia will never recognize the lies spread by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), whose accusations are based on the testimony of a person with psychiatric problems who has been accused of crimes, Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev said today at a government meeting.


Kingston, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina)Jamaica will in January 18 host the FIFA Executive Football Summit (FIFA EFS)in Montego Bay January 18, 2018.


Havana, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) There is little doubt that the Best Female Athlete of the Prensa Latina Annual Sports Survey will be Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas, who received three new votes today to extend her leadership to 22.


Zurich, Switzerland, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) A total of 1,318,109 requests have been made in the first 24 hours after a new period of ticket sales opened for the World Football Cup in Russia in 2018, FIFA said today.


By Orlando Oramas Leon

Mexico, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban paralympic swimmer Lorenzo Perez (100 meters, classification S6) will try to get another medal in the 50 meters in the International Paralympic Committee World Championship having place in the Mexican capital.


Kingston, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) Multiple Olympic and World champion Usain Bolt has described the unveiling of his statue in front of the National Stadium in Jamaica's capital Kingston as one of the greatest moments of his career.