First sports newsletter – Prensa Latina

Cuba

HAVANA, FEBRUARY 17 (PRINCE LATINA) Today, executives, energetic athletes and past glories of sport will denounce in a hypothetical meeting the effects of the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed on Cuba by the United States government on Cuba.

Organized by the Cuban Institute for Friendship with Peoples (ICAP), the event will begin online at 09:00 local time, and will be broadcast live on SiempreConCuba’s Facebook, Youtube and Twitter platforms.

Basketball

SAN JUAN, February 17 (PRINCA LATINA) The third qualifiers window for Group C and D of the Copa America men’s basketball tournament kicks off here today with a match between Canada and the US Virgin Islands.

The Canadian formation, led by Gordon “Jordi” Herbert, was the front runner for their first win over Key C, at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum Stadium.

Tennis

MOSCOW, February 17 (Prensa Latina) Russian tennis player Daniel Medvedev qualified for his first semi-final at the Australian Open today, beating his compatriot Andrei Rublev by three sets.

Medvedev, currently fourth in the world, is waiting for his new opponent in the last quarter-final match, which was attended by Rafael Nadal and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece.

football

Porto, Portugal, February 17 (Prensa Latina) Juventus in Turin today will seek success as a visitor against Porto, which will allow them to lead the round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League.

They came under the leadership of Andrea Pirlo as favorites in this two-legged confrontation, which actually took place in the 2016-2017 season, when both teams were in competition in this state and the Italians advanced 3-0 on aggregate.

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