Posts Tagged ‘2016 Rio Games’

Yulimar Rojas Breaks Indoor Triple Jump World Record

Yulimar Rojas Breaks Indoor Triple Jump World Record

Yulimar Rojashas earned her place in the sports record books… The 24-year-old Venezuelan athlete, an Olympic silver medalist at the 2016 Rio Games, has broken the indoor triple jump world record. The two-time world champion had a jump of 15.43...

Feb 24, 20 • DeportesNo Comments »
Monica Puig Defeats World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki at the Miami Open

Monica Puig Defeats World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki at the Miami Open

She may have started the match slow, but Monica Puig didn’t let that stop her from dispatching one of the tournament’s top seeds at the WTA Miami Open… The 24-year-old Puerto Rican tennis player shrugged off an opening set bagel to rally past...

Mar 24, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »
Monica Puig to Help with Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

Monica Puig to Help with Recovery Efforts in Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

Monica Puig is giving back to her community… The 24-year-old Puerto Rican tennis player and Maria Sharapova will head to Puerto Rico next week to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria. Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam champion,...

Oct 20, 17 • FilantropíaNo Comments »
Nazario Releases Video for

Nazario Releases Video for “Soy Tuya,” Dedicated to Her Native Puerto Rico

Ednita Nazario is celebrating La Isla del Encanto… The 61-year-old Puerto Rican singer-songwriter has released her new single “Soy Tuya,” which she dedicated to Puerto Rico’s baseball team. Nazario premiered the song in her social...

Mar 25, 17 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Hernandez: First Latina to Win ABC's

Hernandez: First Latina to Win ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”

She may be a teenager, but Laurie Hernandez is already dancing royalty… The 16-year-old Puerto Rican gymnast, an Olympic gold and silver medalist at the 2016 Rio Games, has been crowned the champion of the 23rd season of ABC‘s Dancing with...

Nov 23, 16 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Hernandez to Make Professional Boxing Debut in December

Hernandez to Make Professional Boxing Debut in December

Nico Hernandez is turning pro… The 20-year-old Latino boxer, who claimed a light flyweight bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Games in August, will make his professional debut on December 10 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, on the undercard...

Nov 12, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
del Potro Defeats Jack Sock at the Stockholm Open to End Long ATP Title Drought

del Potro Defeats Jack Sock at the Stockholm Open to End Long ATP Title Drought

It’s the end of a long drought for Juan Martin del Potro… The 28-year-old Argentine tennis player won the Stockholm Open on Sunday to end a 33-month title drought, beating sixth-seeded Jack Sock 7-5, 6-1. del Potro, who has struggled with...

Oct 24, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
del Potro Defeats Grigor Dimitrov to Reach Stockholm Open Final

del Potro Defeats Grigor Dimitrov to Reach Stockholm Open Final

Juan Martin del Potro is ready to claim his first title of the year… The 28-year-old Argentine tennis player, who won the men’s singles silver medal at the 2016 Rio Games, has reached his second final of the year by defeating Bulgaria’s Grigor...

Oct 23, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
Fifth Harmony Releases Mad Max-Inspired Video for Latest Single

Fifth Harmony Releases Mad Max-Inspired Video for Latest Single “That’s My Girl”

Lauren Jauregui, Camila Cabello and Ally Brooke Hernandez are celebrating girl power in high style… The Latina singers and their fellow Fifth Harmony members have released the official music video for their girl-anthem “That’s My...

Sep 20, 16 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
del Potro Upsets Andy Murray to Give Argentina a Commanding Davis Cup Semifinal Lead

del Potro Upsets Andy Murray to Give Argentina a Commanding Davis Cup Semifinal Lead

Juan Martin del Potro continues to pick off tennis’ top-ranked players… The 27-year-old Argentine tennis player ended Andy Murray‘s 14-match winning streak in the Davis Cup, coming through with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 victory in 5...

Sep 17, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »