Mexico's Juan Virgen and Rodolfo Ontiveros came from behind to win Pan American Games men's beach volleyball gold medal here tonight after a thrilling match against Brazil's Vitor Aruajo and Alvaro Magliano.
Canada made history this evening at Toronto 2015 with a first ever Pan American Games basketball gold as their women recovered from an early deficit to dispatch the United States 81-73 in an electric atmosphere generated by a sellout crowd.
London 2012 Paralympians Joel Dembe and Philippe Bédard have been included in a four-strong Canadian wheelchair tennis team for the Parapan American Games here next month.
Four more Toronto 2015 doping cases have been confirmed today by the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), including Argentina's bronze medal winning wrestler Luz Vazquez, bringing the total number of athletes implicated to 12.
With the possible exception of a flurry of breaking doping scandals, such as we have been reporting on this afternoon, my favourite thing about multi-sport Games is the opportunity to get to grips with unfamiliar sports and events.
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