Milco has been unveiled as the official mascot of the 2019 Pan American and Parapan American Games in Peru's capital Lima.
Lima 2019's Athletes' Village is on course to meet the September deadline for the start of construction imposed by the Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) - but other building work looks set to commence much later, it has been revealed.
Triple Pan American Games swimming gold medallist Henrique Rodrigues has tested positive for the anabolic steroid clostebol.
Pedro del Rosario Delgado has been elected as President of the Peruvian Olympic Committee (COP).
Organisers of the Lima 2019 Pan American and Parapan American Games have revealed the final three mascots from its design competition, selected from more than 1,000 entries submitted from people across Peru.
A finalisation of contracts to construct key venues seen as a vital step in ensuring the success of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games is due to be completed by Monday (June 19).
Lima's ability to host the 2019 Pan American Games is under threat if they do not meet an "aggressive deadline" of September to begin construction at the Athletes' Village and other key venues.
Lima 2019 has delayed the announcement of the shortlist for its mascot competition due to a surprisingly high number of applications.
Schoolchildren in Lima have participated in a competition to design mascots for the 2019 Pan and Parapan American Games.
Lima 2019 Organising Committee President Carlos Neuhaus has claimed the Peruvian capital will complete work for the next edition of the Pan American Games on time.
Newly-elected Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) President Neven Ilic has said he is "convinced" that Lima 2019 will be a memorable Pan American Games, but has stressed that the most must be made of the time remaining before they start.
Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has pledged to support Lima 2019 after meeting with new Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) President Neven Ilic.
Newly-elected Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) President Neven Ilic has today travelled to Lima to inspect under-fire preparations for the 2019 Pan American Games in the Peruvian capital.
International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) President Rafael Santonja believes that inclusion on the 2019 Pan American Games programme in Lima will have a significant impact in boosting the profile of his sport.
Construction progress at the Athletes' Village and other key venues are among several problems at Lima 2019 raised by the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) here today.