Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Castro Suggests U.S. Doesn't Want to Play Cuba in Classic

Posted: Wednesday Jan 18, 2006 10:52 AM

HAVANA (AP) - Fidel Castro suggested the United States doesn't want to play Cuba in the World Baseball Classic, which is awaiting word on whether the U.S. government will let the island's players take part.

"We aren't afraid of anything,'' Castro said in a wide-ranging speech late Tuesday. "It's very difficult to compete against us in any area ... not even in baseball do they want to compete with Cuba.''

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