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.
Olympic judo gold medallist Rafaela Silva of Brazil has admitted testing positive for a banned substance during last month's Pan American Games in Lima.
The Argentine Olympic Committee (COA) held an event to celebrate the performances of their athletes at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.
El Salvador's Yuri Rodríguez and Paulina Zamora have been honoured for their success in fitness and bodybuilding competitions at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.
The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) has placed two athletes who staged podium protests at the Pan American Games in Lima on probation and warned others who make similar stands will be given harsher punishments.
Organisers of Continental Games are currently storing doping samples for a maximum of four years, while the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) were found to have had “no intention” to keep samples beyond a three-month laboratory contract for the 2018 Asian Games.
Last month, Uzbekistan wrestler Artur Taymazov became the 60th athlete retrospectively disqualified from the London 2012 Olympic Games under the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) sample retesting programme.
Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) President Brian Lewis has praised his nation's athletes after the country recorded their best medal performance at the Pan American Games in Lima.
Nine-times Pan American Games racquetball gold medallist Paola Longoria of Mexico has been elected to the Panam Sports Athlete Commission alongside four others.
Hosting global events in athletics, equestrian and swimming has been targeted by Peru following the conclusion of the Pan American Games, with positive discussions claimed to have been held with International Federations.
Lima 2019 director general Alberto Valenzuela has claimed the Parapan American Games could be "incredible" as attention in the Peruvian capital focuses fully on the event.
Peruvian culture was celebrated a final time at the Lima 2019 Closing Ceremony as Panam Sports President Neven Ilic claimed the Pan American Games had opened a new page for sport in the Americas.
Fabrizio Zanotti claimed Paraguay's first Pan American Games gold medal after triumphing in the men's golf tournament, with the sport the last to be contested here at Lima 2019.
By Nancy Gillen and Michael Pavitt in Lima