Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’

Gio Reyna to Join US Men's National Soccer Team

Gio Reyna to Join US Men’s National Soccer Team

Gio Reynais movin’ on up… United States manager Gregg Berhalter has confirmed that the 17-year-old part-Argentine American soccer player and Borussia Dortmund midfielder will be called up to the senior team for the March international...

Feb 27, 20 • DeportesNo Comments »
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 »

Zoe Saldana to Star in the Olympic-Themed Drama “Fencer”

Zoe Saldana is en garde for her next project… The 41-year-old Puerto Rican and Dominican American actress is set to star in writer-director Jasmine McGlade’s drama Fencer, which HanWay Films will sell at the European Film...

Feb 15, 20 • EntertainmentNo Comments »
Marlen Esparza to Fight Lucia Nunez in March

Marlen Esparza to Fight Lucia Nunez in March

Marlen Esparzais ready to rumble… The 30-year-old Mexican American boxer will box on Golden Boy Promotions’ “Thursday Night Fights” series (DAZN/RingTV.com, 10:00 pm ET) on March 19 at the Avalon in Hollywood, California. Esparza...

Feb 5, 20 • DeportesNo Comments »
Conchita Martinez Elected to International Tennis Hall of Fame

Conchita Martinez Elected to International Tennis Hall of Fame

Conchita Martinezhas earned her placed among tennis’ greats… The 47-year-old Spanish former professional tennis player has been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The Class of 2020 was announced Tuesday at...

Jan 28, 20 • DeportesNo Comments »
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 »