Boxing powerhouse Cuba lets women boxers compete

Ydamelys Moreno, right, watches as fellow female boxers train in Havana, Cuba, Monday. Cuban officials announced on Monday that women boxers would be able to compete for the first time ever. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

HAVANA — Legnis Cala Massó carefully removes her necklace and smiles as her coach slides her bright red boxing gloves over her French tip nails.