The warm-up matches in Mexico against Olmecas of Tabasco, Leones of Yucatan and Piratas of Campeche will serve to fine-tune the details of the Cuban team The Cuban baseball team will travel next Friday to Mexico, where it will hold several warm-up games for the Arizona Pre-Olympic Tournament.

Olympic and world champion Julio César La Cruz competes now in the 91 kg divisionFive Olympic and/or world medalists lead the Cuban team of eight boxers that will compete in the Pre-Olympic Boxing Competition of the Americas, scheduled for March 26 to April 3 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Las Tunas Provincial Baseball Series

Left-hander Javier Rivera threw a great game and Las Tunas bleached Jobabo 4x0, to take the final playoff 2-0, conquer the title of the Provincial Baseball Series and assert its status as the most winning team in the history of Las Tunas baseball.

Brizaida Ramos and Yunia Milanese did not score in the final, but they unbalance any defense system.

The Las Tunas Lioness, national multi-champions of Field Hockey, recovered the crown of the discipline, first category, by defeating 1-0 the players from Ciego de Ávila, who in the last edition had broken their chain of consecutive wins.

Manager of the Cuban baseball team, Miguel Borroto

Manager of the Cuban baseball team, Miguel Borroto, was optimistic today with a view to the Olympic Qualifier in Arizona, United States, in which a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Games is at stake.