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Lima: Why it will host the Pan American Games again in 2027

Lima: Why it will host the Pan American Games again in 2027

The 2027 Pan American Games saw a back-and-forth with the host cities until Lima finally won the bid, replacing Barranquilla, which was sanctioned for non-compliance and lost the right to host. Strong government support and a high voter turnout tipped the vote in Lima's favour.


Dani Alves released on bail

Dani Alves released on bail

Former Brazilian football star Dani Alves, who was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for rape last month, has regained his freedom after requesting and being granted bail while his appeal is heard.


300,000 condoms for Paris 2024 athletes

300,000 condoms for Paris 2024 athletes

After Tokyo 2020, with contact restrictions to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the strict health policy of the Olympic Games is back and Paris 2024 will distribute 300,000 condoms to athletes, twice as many as London 2012, but far from the record set by Rio 2016.




Miles: "Brisbane will host the greatest Olympic and Paralympic Games in history"

Miles: "Brisbane will host the greatest Olympic and Paralympic Games in history"

Queensland Premier Steven Miles said the Brisbane Games will be the best ever and will leave a legacy that will enhance all of the state's leading venues. Reaction in Brisbane continues following the decision by Queensland's top official to overturn the recommendations of the panel that reviewed infrastructure projects and budgets related to the 2032 Games.



Scaled-down 2026 Commonwealth Games?

Scaled-down 2026 Commonwealth Games?

The Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) said on Monday that it was considering hosting a scaled-down Commonwealth Games in 2026, although the final decision would rest with the government.


Brisbane 2032: Stadium plans change

Brisbane 2032: Stadium plans change

Brisbane Olympic Games organisers are moving away from their original plans for the 2032 Summer Games, rejecting the idea of a new stadium to replace the existing Gabba. They have the backing of Athletics Australia and others to upgrade other existing structures instead.



Pakistan to host cricket series after 20 years

Pakistan to host cricket series after 20 years

The Pakistan Cricket Board confirmed on Friday that it will host a one-day triangular series with South Africa and New Zealand, marking the country's first tri-nation tournament in 20 years and the return of such tournaments after two decades.