Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

Oscar Valdez Defeats Adam Lopez to Earn Shot at World Title

Oscar Valdez Defeats Adam Lopez to Earn Shot at World Title

Oscar Valdez has earned his shot at another world title… The 28-year-old Mexican former featherweight world titlist made a successful move up to the junior lightweight division on Saturday night to earn a shot at a world title in a very tough...

Dec 2, 19 • SpotlightNo Comments »
Efren Navarro Helps Send Mexico to the Olympic Baseball Tournament for First Time at the 2020 Tokyo Games

Efren Navarro Helps Send Mexico to the Olympic Baseball Tournament for First Time at the 2020 Tokyo Games

Efren Navarro has helped his country make Olympichistory… The 33-year-oldMexican-American professional baseball first baseman and left fielder hit a broken-bat single against Caleb Thielbar on Sunday to drive in the winning run in the...

Nov 18, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »
Dara Torres Named to U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame

Dara Torres Named to U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame

It’s the (Hall of) Fame game forDara Torres… The 52-year-old Cuban American former competitive swimmer has been named to the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame‘s class of 2019.  Torres is a 12-time medalist and former world...

Sep 24, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »
Marc Gasol Makes History While Leading Spain to FIBA World Cup Championship

Marc Gasol Makes History While Leading Spain to FIBA World Cup Championship

Marc Gasol is celebrating a rare feat… The 34-year-old Spanish professional basketball player got to bask in a championship celebration for the second time in three months — and this time, he did it for his country. Tournament...

Sep 15, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »
Frank Sanchez Defeats Victor Bisbal in Four Rounds

Frank Sanchez Defeats Victor Bisbal in Four Rounds

Frank Sanchezhas powered his way to victory… The 27-year-old fast-rising Las Vegas-based Cuban heavyweight (14-0, 12 KOs) dominated former Puerto Rican Olympian Victor Bisbal (23-4, 17 KOs), on Saturday before the out-of-shape Bisbal retired...

Sep 1, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »
Ryan Lochte Wins 200-Meter Individual Medley at U.S. National Championships

Ryan Lochte Wins 200-Meter Individual Medley at U.S. National Championships

Ryan Lochte is big atop the winner’s podium… The 35-year-old half-Cuban American swimmer won the 200-meter individual medley at the U.S. National Championships, fresh off a 14-month ban. The 12-time Olympic medalist touched in 1 minute,...

Aug 5, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »
Ryan Lochte Makes Emphatic Return to Competition at the U.S. National Championships

Ryan Lochte Makes Emphatic Return to Competition at the U.S. National Championships

Ryan Lochte is back in a big way… The 34-year-old Cuban American Olympic champion made an emphatic return to competition Wednesday, swimming the fourth-fastest time by an American in the 200-meter individual medley during a time trial at...

Aug 1, 19 • DeportesNo Comments »
Jose Ramirez to Defend His Junior Welterweight Title Against Jose Zepeda 

Jose Ramirez to Defend His Junior Welterweight Title Against Jose Zepeda 

Jose Ramirezis going on the defense… The 26-year-old Mexican American boxer and Junior welterweight world titleholder will make his second defense against contender Jose Zepeda on February 10 at the Save Mart Center, the arena in...

Dec 26, 18 • DeportesNo Comments »

Juan Pablo Di Pace to Compete on the New Season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”

Juan Pablo Di Pace is ready to move… ABC has revealed the full cast for the 27th season of Dancing with the Stars, with the 39-year-old Argentinian actor and singer making the cut. Di Pace, who stars as Fernando on Netflix’s Fuller House,...

Sep 13, 18 • LATINewsNo Comments »
Laurie Hernandez Joins Voice Cast of Nickelodeon's Specials

Laurie Hernandez Joins Voice Cast of Nickelodeon’s Specials “Middle School Moguls”

Laurie Hernandez is headed back to middle school… Nickelodeon has ordered Middle School Moguls, four CG-animated half-hour specials featuring the 18-year-old Puerto Rican Olympic gold medal gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion as part...

Sep 12, 18 • EntertainmentNo Comments »