Cuba Thrashes Iran in Volleyball World Cup

1 Tokyo, Nov 21. -The Cuba volleyball team on Monday defeated Iran in the 2011 FIVB Men's World Cup and attained its first victory in the competition, which will give just three qualifying slots for the 2012 Olympic Games of London.In a morning match, the Cuban players swept Iranians by 25-17, 25-17 and 25-22 in group A of the competition

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Venezuela Leads the ALBA Games

5 Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Jul 21 . -The Venezuelan delegation on Thursday comfortably leads the medal standing by countries after four days of competition of the 4th ALBA Games.Venezuelans total 112 medals, including 45 golds, most of them won in the swimming tournament in which with just one day to go they have lost only two titles, both won by Ecuadorian

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Cuba Consolidates Leadership at Int”l Weightlifting Event

4 Cardenas, Matanzas, Mar 18. -The Cuban national weightlifting team has consolidated its leadership at the 30th International Manuel Suarez Memorial Weightlifting Tournament, after the third day of competition. The best Cuban weightlifter and world champion runner-up in jerk, Yoelmis Hernandez, won three gold medals in the 85-kilogram division, totalling 350 kilograms (150 clean and 200 jerk), followed by fellow

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In Cannes a Film from Cuban Film School

2 Havana, Apr 24. -The international Film School of San Antonio de los Baños will reaffirm in the upcoming Cannes Film Festival its status as a generator of great importance documentary with a film in competition by Brazilian Janiana Marques. Her film "The minutes, the hours" was selected in the section Cinefondation, which filtered 1.600 films registered in the competition,

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