Miguel Angel Mujica has been elected President of the Chilean Olympic Committee (COC) to replace Neven Ilic, who is standing down to focus on his work as President of PanAmSports.
Talks have been held with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet about Santiago's bid to host the 2023 Pan American Games.
The election of eight new members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was confirmed here today but the Czech Republic's Jiří Kejval must wait to take up his place following allegations of financial impropriety against him in his home country.
PanamSports reassured by Peruvian President over preparations at Lima 2019 Athletes' Village inauguration
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski officially inaugurated the Lima 2019 Pan American and Parapan American Games Athletes’ Village construction site here today.
Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) President Neven Ilic remains "worried" by progress for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games as he revealed that construction at many venues is not now due to begin until November.
Nine individuals - including Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) President Neven Ilic - are being proposed for membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) next month.
I had a brief jaunt westwards last week to Miami for a tantalisingly titled "Best Practices" Seminar organised by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).
A partial name change and the formal approval of plans for a regional sub-office here were among ideas approved at today's first official Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) Executive Committee meeting under new President Neven Ilic.
Lima has relinquished hosting rights for this year's Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) Ordinary General Assembly in order to focus on preparations for the 2019 Pan American Games.
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, a new sub-office and key programmes for the next four years are all set to be discussed at a Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) Executive Committee meeting here tomorrow.
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.
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.
Fresh allegations against Kuwaiti powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, culminating in his resignation from all football related roles yesterday, is another blow for a sports world already reeling on the canvas. If another key official in John Coates loses his position as Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) head on Saturday (May 6), then two of International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach's closest remaining allies would be facing a loss of influence.
Neven Ilic has claimed preparations for Lima 2019 are his number one priority after being elected President of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) here today.