Canada clutched victory from the jaws of defeat tonight to win Pan American Games baseball gold in farcical, yet sensational, fashion over the United States in perhaps the outstanding sporting moment of Toronto 2015 so far.
Lima wants to stage as many international events as possible over the next few years to prepare for a bid to host to the Olympics and Paralympics, Peruvian Olympic Committee President José Quiñones has claimed.
Yane Marques hung on for a thrilling women's modern pentathlon victory today at Toronto 2015 on a night where Brazil's Thiago Pereira equalled - and then broke - the all-time record for medals at the Pan American Games.
Mexico's Luis Alvarez recovered superbly from a near-calamitous mistake in the fourth set to claim gold in the Pan American Games archery final today after Kathuna Lorig, the American who trained Hunger Games actress Jennifer Lawrence to use a bow, won the women's title.
By Nick Butler and Michael Pavitt
Canada's Emily Overholt recovered superbly from the blow of being disqualified after initially finishing first last night at the Pan American Games by storming to a superb victory in the 400 metres freestyle here on an evening in which Bahamas claimed gold and two Caribbean nations secured maiden medals.
Exclusive: Lima 2019 still "open to discussions" over new sports ahead of finalisation of venue plans
Lima 2019 remain open to the possibility of additional sports and new disciplines appearing at the Pan American Games, bid leader José Quiñones has revealed, with bodybuilding, polo, sport climbing and wushu all having expressed a wish to be added.
Three baseball players and one weightlifter formally excluded from Toronto 2015 after failed drug tests
Three baseball players and one weightlifter have been formally excluded from Toronto 2015, the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) announced today, while two others are still implicated and are expected to be confirmed tomorrow.
Mijaín López became only the third wrestler in history to win four Pan American Games gold medals after the Cuban superstar delivered a masterclass in the men's under 130 kilograms Greco-Roman wrestling final today.
Peruvian swimming silver medallist Mauricio Fiol is among five positive doping tests to emerge today at the Pan American Games, failing for stanozolol, the same anabolic steroid as Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson did at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games.
PASO unconcerned by military salutes by Brazilian athletes at Toronto 2015 so long as officials supportive
Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) officials claim they no concerns with Brazilian medal winners performing military salutes as the national anthem is played on the podium, because it is a non-political act which is supported by the country's National Olympic Committee.
Toronto 2015 defend choice of non-Canadian singer for Closing Ceremony as music is an "international language"
Toronto 2015 officials have defended the choice of Kanye West to headline the Closing Ceremony of the Pan American Games here following a major outcry over his controversial lyrics and non-Canadian origin.
Canada's Ellie Black and Colombia's Jossimar Calvo Moreno secured double gold on the final day of artistic gymnastics competition here today, to end their participation at the 2015 Pan American Games with three gold medal each.
Brazil’s Thiago Pereira became the most successful athlete in the history of Pan American Games swimming here today, winning his 20th and 21st all-time medals to move above compatriot Gustavo Borges in the all-time stakes,
Four Cuban rowers, including two silver medal winners, have defected across the border to the United States during the Pan American Games, the team's coach has admitted.