Toronto 2015 chief executive Saad Rafi believes the Parapan American Games have helped the city’s population to better understand the needs of Para-sport athletes.
The International Cycling Union (UCI) have announced that Carlos Oyarzun has been handed a four-year ban after a failed drug test.
Cuba’s Manrique Larduet and Flávia Saraiva of Brazil both secured two gold medals on the second and final day of competition at the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at the High Performance Centre of Anadia in Portugal.
A special report by Ontario Auditor-General Bonnie Lysyk has found that the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games ended up over budget.
BaAM Productions have been named as the winners in the Best Entertainment Production category at the Canadian Event Industry Awards, for their work on the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games closing ceremony.
Peru’s Mauricio Fiol, stripped of the silver medal he won in the 200 metres butterfly at the Pan American Games in Toronto in 2015 after testing positive for stanozolol, has been banned for four years by the International Swimming Federation (FINA).
Cuba must at least offer a performance comparable to that seen at London 2012 if it is to remain among the top 20 Olympic countries at Rio 2016, according to vice-chair of the Cuban Sports and Recreation Institute (INDER), Jorge Polo.
The United States’ men's wheelchair basketball squad has been cut from 26 to 16 ahead of Rio 2016, following a four-day selection camp at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
The National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) in the United States is set to host their first Rio 2016 Paralympic Games selection camps as they seek to narrow down the list of prospective players for their squads.
Swimming marathon world champion Ana Marcela Cunha and Isaquias Queiroz, gold medallist at the Canoe Sprint World Championships, have been named Best Brazilian Athletes in 2015 at the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) awards ceremony.
Cristian Valenzuela has been named as the best Chilean Para-athlete of the year in athletics after winning a third consecutive gold medal in the men’s 5,000 metres T11 at the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Doha.
A total of CDN$90,000 (£43,000/$64,000/€39,000) worth of funding has been committed by the British Columbian Government ahead of next year's Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby tournament.
Akeem Stewart has been rewarded for his double gold medal success at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games with a cash bonus from the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC).
Toronto Police have issued warrants for two Brazilian football players, Lucas Piazon and Andrey De Silva Ventura, for an alleged sexual assault on a 20-year-old woman during the Pan American Games in the Toronto city earlier this year.
Marcel Aubut has formally resigned as President of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) today after several more allegations of sexual harassment were made against him.