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Havana, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The book ''Lifting up the Cup: Soccer World Cup'' Figures'' by Cuban journalist Lemay Padron Oliveros was presented here today at the sports cafe ''El rincon del Voli'' located in this capital.

Madrid, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, recent monarch of the Roland Garros for the eleventh time, admitted today his surprise for winning a Grand Slam tournament at the age of 32.

Beirut, Jun 12 (Prensa Latina) Swedish activist Benjamin Barraa is about to reach his goal of walking the 5,000 km from Sweden to Palestine to protest the Israeli occupation and its crimes.

Mexico, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) As hope is the last thing to be lost, and despite the disappointment over the last few games of the Tricolor, some 30,000 Mexicans will support their team at the 2008 World Cup in Russia.

Stockholm, June 10 (PL) Cuban Juan Miguel Echevarría achieved today the 5th best record in the history of the long jump by posting an impressive 8.83 meters jump at the Diamond League in Stockholm.

Moscow, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) President Vladimir Putin greeted the fans and participants in the FIFA World Cup, which will be inaugurated next Tuesday, and called on them to learn, in addition to the games, about Russia''s culture, history and hospitality.

Zagreb, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) The national soccer team of Croatia to take part in the upcoming 2018 World Cup beat Senegal 2-1 in a friendly match Friday, previous to the participation of both teams in the World Cup.

Zurich, Switzerland, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) The International Football Federation (FIFA) suspended the president of the discipline association in Ghana, Kwesi Nyantakyi, on Friday for 90 days due to a case of corruption.

London, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Fred may be celebrating a Âú52.5 million (US $70million) move to Manchester United, but his joy has been cut short by an untimely injury picked up in Brazil training.

08 de junio de 2018, 11:49París,Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem reached his first Grand Slam final by beating unseeded Italian Marco Cecchinato in three sets at Roland Garros.

By Maylín Vidal

Buenos Aires, Jun 8 (Prensa Latina) If it wasn't told no one would believe it, Argentine Lucas Ledezma achieved the feat of traveling 14,200 kilometers from his city of Cordoba to Moscow in search of a goal for solidarity.