22 de febrero de 2019
ÚLTIMAS NOTICIAS:
Hispanic World

China triumphs in table tennis, India in shooting, Argentina wins first gold

Buenos Aires, Oct 10 (efe-epa).- China on Wednesday won the first place in table tennis and India added a new gold in shooting, while host Argentina broke the curse and won its first gold on the fourth day of the 3rd Youth Olympic Games.

Buenos Aires, Oct 10 (efe-epa).- China on Wednesday won the first place in table tennis and India added a new gold in shooting, while host Argentina broke the curse and won its first gold on the fourth day of the 3rd Youth Olympic Games.

In a double Asian classic against Japan, the Chinese representatives won both individual finals. First Yingsha Sun defeated Miu Hirano 4-1 and the same result was repeated by Chuqin Wang against Tomokazu Harimoto.

At a sports venue in the Technopolis park, full to the brim, the Chinese pair celebrated their victory over their Japanese rivals and helped China climb to the third place in the medal table behind Russia and Hungary.

India, for its part, obtained another gold medal thanks to the victory achieved by Chaudhary Saurabh in the men's 10-meter air pistol competition.

The Indian national team has so far accumulated three golds and three silvers.

Meanwhile, Argentina was finally able to get its first gold thanks to the triumph of Maria Sol Ordas in an exiting the women's single sculls final against Swedish Elin Lindroth.

With three medals of each color, Argentina now hopes to raise their position on the medal table in the coming days as it has assigned the largest national sports team in history to the Games.

Europe has so far dominated in the swimming competitions as Italy won in the 50m freestyle event, Sweden in the 50m butterfly and Russia in the 50m backstroke as well as 100m breaststroke. The only exception was Japan, which prevailed in the 200m breaststroke.

Among other highlights on the fourth day of the 2018 Youth Olympics was Japan, which added one gold and one silver to their tally in the men's team sports climbing event, and Iran, which achieved double gold from the victories of Yalda Valinejad in the women's 63 kg weightlifting and Ali Eshkevari in the men's 73 kg weightlifting.

On Wednesday, mixed team events in fencing, gymnastics, judo and shooting were held as a trial for its possible incorporation in future Olympic Games.

Histórico de noticias
Maduro blocks bridge to keep out humanitarian aid, Colombia says

Bogota, Feb 22 (efe-epa).- This Friday, when the "Venezuela Aid Live" concert is to be held in the city of Cucuta, Colombian Migration authorities...

Opposition: 1 Dead in border clash between Venezuelan soldiers, civilians

Caracas, Feb 22 (efe-epa).- Opposition lawmakers from the southeastern Venezuelan state of Bolivar on Friday said a woman was killed during a clash between...

Port-au-Prince slum exemplifies dire problems of crisis-racked Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Feb 22 (efe-epa).- La Saline, one of Port-au-Prince's most dangerous neighborhoods, epitomizes the poverty that afflicts more than half of...

Cucuta finalizes preparations to host 250,000 people at Venezuela Aid Live

Cucuta, Colombia, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- With the stage practically built, 100 percent hotel occupancy and most of the artists already there, the Colombian city...

Melgar, Mineiro, Libertad frontrunners to enter groups of Copa Libertadores

Bogota, Feb 21 (EFE).- The penultimate season of the group stage of the Copa Libertadores 2019 has pushed Peru's Melgar FC, Brazil's Atletico Mineiro and...

MoMA show gives public a look at Spanish artist Joan Miro's magic

New York, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is giving devotees of Spanish painter Joan Miro (1893-1983) an opportunity to immerse...

World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship 2019

Mexico City, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy signed a 63-stroke card on Thursday and dominated the first round of the World Golf...

Venezuela's Guaido heads to Colombian border to receive aid

Caracas, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president, Juan Guaido, went to his country's border with Colombia on Thursday to organize...

Venezuela's Maduro welcomes medical supplies from Russia

Caracas, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday the arrival of 7.5 tons of medical supplies from Russia amid mounting...

Surprising twist in Smollett case causes anger, indignation in Chicago

Chicago, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- The stunning twist in the case of gay African-American actor Jussie Smollett, who told police he was the victim of a hate crime...

Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one during summit in Vietnam

Washington, Feb 21 (epa-efe).- US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will spend some time one-on-one next week at their second...

Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one during summit in Vietnam

Mexico City, Feb 21 (epa-efe).- All parties represented in the Mexican Senate announced Thursday that they reached an agreement for the creation of a...

Mexico making progress against fuel theft, president says

Mexico City, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Thursday that while much work remained to be done, his administration's...

US-China trade talks resume in Washington

Washington, Feb 21 (epa-efe).- Senior officials from the United States and China gathered here Thursday for a new round of trade talks, eight days before...

Venezuela's Maduro closes border with Brazil amid humanitarian aid dispute

Caracas, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday said he was shutting the border with Brazil amid an international battle over...

Representatives of over 350 cities expected at Smart City Expo in Mexico

Mexico City, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- Representatives from over 350 cities around the world will gather for the 3rd Smart City Expo Latam Congress (SCELC) on July...

Bolivian scientist recognizes indigenous people's herbal knowledge in books

La Paz, Feb 21 (EFE).- For more than two decades, Bolivian biologist Narel Paniagua has devoted her life to studying the use of plants and documenting the...

Colombian city to demolish symbol of Pablo Escobar's power

Medellin, Colombia, Feb 21 (efe-epa).- A high-rise that symbolizes late drug lord Pablo Escobar's power and ostentatious lifestyle is set to be toppled on...

Mineiro beat Defensor 2-0 in Copa Libertadores stage 3 qualifier

Montevideo, Feb 20 (efe-epa).- Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro on Wednesday beat Uruguay's Defensor Sporting 2-0 in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores...

Samsung unveils Galaxy S10 in San Francisco

San Francisco, USA, Feb 20 (efe-epa).- South Korean multinational Samsung presented on Wednesday their wireless headphones for its latest phone model, the...

Guaido, US military leader push Venezuelan army to allow aid

Caracas, Feb 20 (efe-epa).- Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president, Juan Guaido, was joined Wednesday by the head of the US military's Southern...

Trump: Trade pact with EU needed to avert tariffs on European autos

Washington, Feb 20 (epa-efe).- US President Donald Trump renewed Wednesday his threat to impose tariffs on imported European automobiles if his...

3 Slain amid continuing strife in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Feb 20 (epa-efe).- A police officer and two bus drivers were killed in this capital's Martissant neighborhood Wednesday, bringing to 12 the...

Brazil president delivers pension-overhaul bill to Congress

Brasilia, Feb 20 (efe-epa).- President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday presented a bill to overhaul Brazil's pension system, a plan that stiffens eligibility...