Trinidad and Tobago secured their first gold at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games on the opening day of track cycling competition as their men’s team sprint squad clinched victory here today.
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Carlos Neuhaus has targeted having self-sustainable venues following the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, which can host international sporting competitions and be used by the local population.
Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) Day has been celebrated here at Pan American Games.
A total of 26 track and field athletes, including one guide, will be representing Canada at the Parapan American Games in Lima next month, it has been announced.
By Nancy Gillen and Michael Pavitt
Amanda Sobhy of the United States achieved her third gold medal of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games on the final day of squash here, having successfully defended her Toronto 2015 titles.
Kara Eaker starred on the final day of artistic gymnastics competition at Lima 2019 as the American produced a stunning performance to triumph on the beam.
Lima 2019 President Carlos Neuhaus has praised the critical role of the United Kingdom in the organisation of the Pan American Games, a product of the Government-to-Government Agreement signed in April 2017.
By Nancy Gillen and Michael Pavitt in Lima
Reigning Paralympic champions United States will feature in the opening games of the wheelchair basketball competition at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, it has been announced.
Fernando Saraiva Reis of Brazil claimed his third Pan American Games title as competition in weightlifting came to an end here.
Brazil’s Francisco Carlos Barretto celebrated a maiden individual Pan American Games gymnastics title by winning the men’s pommel horse competition here today.
Lima 2019 have claimed that 450,000 tickets have been sold for the Pan American Games, with 25,000 tickets bought every day on average since the Opening Ceremony.
By Michael Pavitt and Nancy Gillen in Lima
Ellie Black became the first woman to defend an individual all-around title at the Pan American Games after holding off the challenge from the United States’ Riley McCusker today.