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Addis Abeba, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopian long distance racer and two-time Olympic Champion in Moscow-1980, a real king of African track and field, died Thursday, at the age of 72, his familiy annouced.

By Alfredo Boada Mola

Havana, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban sports will need to make significant effort in the new cycle which will culminate in Tokyo 2020, according to Alberto Juantorena the double Olympic champion in the 400 and 800 meters in Montreal 1976.

Havana, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian male soccer team, Olympic Champion in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, was the winner of Best Team of the Year in the sports poll of Cuban news agency Prensa Latina, to award the best Caribbean and Latin American athletes of the year 2016.

22 de diciembre de 2016, 13:38México, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) A federal judge dictated today an order of formal imprisonment to the president of the Mexican Athletics Federation Associations (FMAA), Antonio Lozado, for his alleged responsibility in a crime of embezzlement.

Bern, Dec 22 (Prensa Latina) The three-times Cuban Olympic champion and six-time world champion Felix Savon has been recognized in the Swiss city of Montreux on the 70th anniversary of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Tokyo, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The organizing committee of the Tokyo-2020 Olympic Games has announced today that the total cost of the event will be between 13 and 15 billion dollars.

21 de diciembre de 2016, 10:58London, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) Portuguese experts reveal in a study published today that a lack of nitric oxide (NO) in the brain can cause Alzheimer''s, a disease that affects about 47 million people worldwide.

21 de diciembre de 2016, 10:10Moscow, Dec 21 (Prensa Latina) The chief of the State Duma Defense Committee (Russian lower house), Vladimir Shamanov, welcomed the Cuban ambassador to the country, Emilio Lozada Garcia, diplomatic sources reported today.

Havana, Dec 20 (Prensa Latina) The three-time Olympian Greco-Roman wrestler Mijaín López and world judo and sub-judo champion Idalis Ortiz will receive their prize today for the best Cuban athletes in 2016.

Matanzas, Cuba, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) The Hall of Fame of Baseball of the western province of Matanzas will be opened here to the public in January, in the emblematic stadium Palmar de Junco, reported today managers of the institution.

19 de diciembre de 2016, 14:13Havana, Dec 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has a group of young and talented boxers with a capacity to compete for the title in any international competition, according to a commentary in Granma newspaper on the recently finished Playa Giron National Tournament.