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On the Mark: Ana Guevara Sues Racquetball Champion

By MARK LORENZANA Ana Gabriela Guevara, head of Mexico’s National Commission for Physical Culture and Sports (Conade), has filed a lawsuit against five-time world racquetball champion Paola Longoria. Conade filed the civil lawsuit against Longoria on Monday, Aug. 29, with Guevara publicly declaring that Longoria had to repay unliquidated expenses that the athlete had incurred from 2015 to 2018, to

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Mexican Two-Time Olympic Diving Medalist Set to Retire

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexican diver and two-time Olympic medalist Paola Espinosa announced Monday, May 9, that she is retiring from the sport after more than two decades in competitions. The first and only Mexican to win a World Swimming Championship, both in individual and synchronized events, Espinosa said in a video conference Monday that she was withdrawing

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On the Mark: Valdez Drops WBC Title in Lopsided Bout against Stevenson

By MARK LORENZANA “I want to be one of the greatest Mexican fighters of all time.” This was the confident answer of Óscar Valdez Jr. — a two-time Olympian who represented Mexico in Beijing 2008 and again in London in 2012 — when asked at a pre-fight interview before his scheduled bout against World Boxing Organization (WBO) super featherweight champion

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