Hip hop legend Kanye West is set to headline the Closing Ceremony of the Pan American Games here on July 26, it has been revealed today, performing alongside fellow American Pitbull and Canadian artist Serena Ryder.
Ubaldina Valoyes Cuesta added to Colombia's continued success story at the Oshawa Sports Centre by dominating the women's under 75 kilograms weightlifting competition to claim gold for the fourth consecutive Pan American Games.
A mixture of veteran stars and budding newcomers have been included in the men's and women's goalball squads unveiled by the Canadian Blind Sports Association (CBSA) for the Parapan American Games here next month.
Peruvian Olympic Committee secretary general secures Rio 2016 slot with shock Pan American Games shooting gold
Francisco Boza Dibos, a 50-year-old veteran of seven Olympics and winner of a silver medal 31 years ago at Los Angeles 1984, rolled back the years with a shock trap shooting gold today at Toronto 2015 to secure a quota spot for Rio 2016.
Four athletes have been selected by Archery Canada to represent the host nation at next month’s Parapan American Games here in Toronto, with Kevin Evans to lead their medal bid in the compound events.
Colombia's Miguel Rodriguez ended the dream run of Peruvian teenager Diego Elias to win the Toronto 2015 men's singles squash gold despite coming under considerable pressure from the world number 43 in the final here today.
Cayman House, the first hospitality suite organised by the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CIOC), has officially opened its doors.
When I saw the headline of an article in CBC News last week, entitled: “Pan Am Games could boost a Toronto Olympic bid, IOC President says”, I half-chuckled to myself. With the exception of India, Thomas Bach has spoken positively about every single city of which a theoretical Olympic bid at some point is muted, and as well he might because it is his mission to generate as much interest as possible.
With seven seconds left in the rugby sevens final here, Harry Jones muscled his way over the line to score a gold medal winning try and cap a remarkable day of comebacks for his team, as well as a second successive day packed to the rafters with home success at the Pan American Games.
Hosts nation Canada claimed the opening gold medal of the Pan American Games here today, and then took three more on a hugely successful first day of sporting action otherwise marked by several spectacular victories for American athletes.
Monetary bonuses are to be offered by the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) to national athletes competing here at the Pan American Games as part of a plan to improve sporting performances, it has been announced.
Barbara Riveros produced a blistering run to claim a gold medal in the Pan American Games women’s triathlon here today, with the result also securing Chile a berth next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
After being told a couple of months ago that Canadian entertainment company Cirque du Soleil would be creating the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games Opening Ceremony, I must admit to an immediate sense of excitement and also an awareness that the curtain raiser for the event would be in safe hands.
A gravity defying stunt from Canadian sprinting legend Donovan Bailey and a heartfelt tribute to late Americas sporting chief Mario Vasquez-Rana formed the highlights of tonight's Opening Ceremony of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.