United States grants last-minute visas to Cuban baseball team

Baseball May 26, 2021

United States grants last-minute visas to Cuban baseball team

The Cuban Baseball Federation said on Tuesday the United States had granted it visas to participate in a qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Olympics that opens next week in Florida. The federation said it hoped to travel to Florida on Wednesday to play two preparatory ...

Cuba's soccer team calls up foreign-based players for the first time

Soccer Mar 10, 2021

Cuba's soccer team calls up foreign-based players for the first time

Cuba called up Norwich City forward Onel Hernandez and 10 other foreign-based players on Tuesday in a historic first for the island nation ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Guatemala and Curacao. Professional sports were barred under former Cuban leader Fidel Castro from 1961 to ...