Trawling through a myriad of TV channels, as you do when the only live action on the box is a fly crawling across the screen, recently I came across a fascinating travel documentary on Cuba presented by the actress Joanna Lumley - who turned out to be a most unlikely fight fan.
Cuba will have Greco-Roman wrestlers in every weight category at Tokyo 2020 after securing maximum quota spots at the Pan-American Wrestling Olympic Qualification Tournament in the Canadian capital of Ottawa.
Cuban wrestling legend Mijaín López has announced he will retire after his bid to make history at Tokyo 2020.
Cuba's Milaimys de la Caridad Marin Potrille was the only non-Japanese gold medallist, as women's competition concluded at the United World Wrestling (UWW) Under-23 World Championships in Budapest.
Cuba suffered a heavy defeat to hosts Canada on the opening day of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Softball Americas Olympic qualifier in British Columbia.
Cuban supremacy was confirmed as the nation secured four further gold medals on the final night of boxing competition at the Pan American Games here.