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London, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Serb Novak Djokovic, ex former number one in the world, became a serious Wimbledon title contender as he made his first semi-final since 2015 with a 6-3 3-6 6-2 6-2 win over Japan Kei Nishikori.


St Petersburg, Russia Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) Footballer Paul Pogba dedicated today France''s 1-0 victory over Belgium in the semi-finals of the World Cup Russia 2018 to the 12 children and coach of the ''Wild Boars'' team rescued from a cave in Thailand.


Havana, Jul 11 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban baseball team will seek a victory today against the U.S. college team that will draw the 7th Friendship Series, which began Tuesday in the capital''s Latin American stadium.


Tampere, Finland Jul 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Maykel Vidal qualified here today for the final of the men's long jump corresponding to the IAAF World U-20 Championships.


London, Jul 9 (Prensa Latina) British magazine FourFourTwo considers today that Mexican soccer player Hirving ''Chucky'' Lozano is the breakout star of the Russia-2018 World Cup for his outstanding performances against Germany and South Korea.


Sochi, Russia, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The Russian football team coach, Stanislav Chercheesov, asked his players here today to forget the past and concentrate on tomorrow''s quarter-final match against Croatia in the World Cup in Russia- 2018.


Kazan, Russia, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian Danilo Luiz da Silva said goodbye today to the 2018 World Cup in Russia due to a left ankle injury, the South American Football Confederation (CBF) announced.


Madrid, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) Several of the main Spanish sports media are assuming today that Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo will leave the club Real Madrid presumably for the Italian team Juventus of Turin.


Moscow, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Felix Brych, who was criticized by Serbia for his performance in their group-stage defeat to Switzerland, has been told he will not be used again at the World Cup.


Montego Bay, Jamaica, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz Canel arrived in Jamaica today to attend the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), official sources reported.


Caracas, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek William Saab will inform today about the investigations being carried out by the Public Ministry into alleged cases of corruption in the country''s sports federations.