Chile has unveiled a new budget for the 2023 Pan American and Parapan American Games in Santiago, which, at $507 million (£388 million/€456 million) is half of what it cost Lima to organise the same event last year, but still considerably higher than first announced.
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Esports could feature at the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games according to David Lappartient, head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) esports liaison group.
Lima 2019 Pan American Games sports director Gustavo San Martín has been elected President of the Peruvian Sports Institute (IPD).
A lawyer representing cyclist Njisane Phillip has criticised Panam Sports following the organisation’s publication of a revised Lima 2019 medal table, which revealed the Trinidad and Tobago athlete had failed a drug test.
A series of changes have been made to the official medal table of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games after the Panam Sports Executive Committee approved the disqualifications resulting from the 15 positive doping cases discovered.
Panam Sports President Neven Ilic remains optimistic over the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games, despite resignations of Organising Committee officials and unrest in the Chilean capital in recent months.
Panam Sports expects to confirm the full sport programme for the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games at the organisation’s next Executive Committee in March.
Panam Sports President Neven Ilic has claimed the decision to keep the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima was one of the best decisions of his life, while he called for Governments to invest in the next generation of athletes.
The Lima 2019 Organising Committee (COPAL) has passed on its Pan American Games experience at a knowledge-sharing seminar with the event's next hosts, Santiago.
The Chile Olympic Committee (COC) has expressed concern about the protests that have rocked the South American country for the past week and urged those involved to get together to find a solution.
Wheelchair tennis player Gustavo Fernández and discus thrower Akeem Stewart are among the nominees for the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Best Male Athlete of August award.
Swimmer Sara Vargas, 12, has won the Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) Best Female Athlete award for August, after her record-breaking performances at the Parapan American Games.
Panam Sports President Neven Ilic praised the Colombian city of Cali during his first visit to the host city of the inaugural Junior Pan American Games in 2021.
The Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) have unveiled the nominees for the Best Female Athlete at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima.
Olympic champion Rafaela Silva has been stripped of her Lima 2019 judo gold medal after Panam Sports confirmed her positive test at last month’s Pan American Games.