– Lebanon repeats the defeat and is unbeaten in the Asian women’s football
Professional boxer Tikka, the new United Nations champion in Costa Rica
– Jesús Rojas Alou, Dominican baseball glory, dies
India beat world champions Germany 3-2 in hockey
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BEIRUT, March 10 (Princea Latina) With a game of poker inserted by Christy Maalouf, Lebanon repeated their 7-0 victory over Mongolia to remain unbeaten in the AFC Women’s Under-20s Asian Cup qualifiers.
For the second match in a row, midfielder Maalouf scored a goal against the opposition and her four goals scored against Mongolia (minutes 9, 19, 23 and 29) are among the tournament’s top scorers with five goals and the team’s all-time leader. 11.
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SAN JOSE, March 10 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Organization in Costa Rica (UN-CostaRica) today announced Jocasta Valle as the entity’s new champion, in the first such appointment for a Costa Rican athlete.
In this way, Yokasta – the 105-pound world boxing champion of the International Boxing Federation and the World Boxing Organization – will be the United Nations standard bearer in Costa Rica for the promotion of health, sport, empowerment, equality for women, sustainable development and immigrant rights.
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SANTO DOMINGO, March 10 (Prensa Latina) Former Dominican baseball star Jesús Rojas Alou, the glory of this discipline in this country, has passed away at the age of 80, media reported today.
A member of a family of history-making athletes in the sport of balls and strikes, he had a stellar career in both Dominican and US baseball.
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NEW DELHI, March 10 (Prensa Latina) Striker Sukhjit Singh scored twice in the second half of the match as India beat current world champions Germany 3-2 today in the FIH Pro Hockey League.
Sukhjeet, 26, scored in the 31st and 42nd minutes, both times from the field, to propel the men in blue to victory in the international men’s competition organized by the International Hockey Federation.
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