Pelota [baseball] is Cuba's national sport. See some of the world’s finest baseball players in action in any of the provincial capitals, such as the Estadio Latino-Americano in Havana or Santiago’s Estadio de Béisbol Guillermón Moncada. Tickets can be had for only a few dollars.
Next in line for the hearts of the people is boxing. Cuba has been a consistent contender for international boxing awards; 32 of Cuba's 65 Olympic gold medals come from boxing. Take in an intense boxing match at the Combinado Deportivo Henry García Suárez in Holguín.