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Pan American Games

Windies on board for T20 as Olympic sport but warn of challenges

West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has thrown his support behind Twenty20's inclusion as an Olympic sport but concedes that achieving this could prove a tough challenge.

Aug 19, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

Kelsi Worrell flies to victory as Michael Phelps waits in wings

Pan American Games gold medallist Kelsi Worrell continued a breakout season Thursday with a 100m butterfly victory at the US swimming championships, where former world record-holder Dana Vollmer fi

Aug 07, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Half of Cuba men's hockey team defects

Half of the Cuban men`s field hockey team at the Pan American Games in Toronto defected to the United States, a player and sources close to the Cuban delegation said Saturday.

Jul 26, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

Brazilian Pan American Games athlete under sex assault investigation

A member of the Brazilian water polo team competing at the Pan American Games is involved in a sexual assault investigation, Toronto police said on Friday.

Jul 24, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

Andre De Grasse wins 100m title; St. Lucia strikes Pan Am gold

Canada`s Andre De Grasse and Jamaica`s Sherone Simpson won their respective 100 metres finals at the Pan American Games on Wednesday while St.

Jul 23, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

De Grasse ready to take Pan Am sprint spotlight

With no Usain Bolt or Justin Gatlin in the field, Canadian sprinter Andre De Grasse eased to a leisurely win in his opening heat of the 100 metres at the Pan American Games on Tuesday. 

Jul 22, 2015, 11:52 AM IST

Thousands oppose Kanye's do at Pan American Games

Over 46,00 petitioners have rallied to remove rapper Kanye West as a performer for the closing ceremony of the upcoming Pan American Games here.

Jul 19, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Coughlin denied Pan Am gold; four athletes banned

Four athletes were busted for doping as day seven of competition at the Pan American Games got off to a rough start on Friday, and while Canada strengthened their grip on the medals table there was

Jul 18, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Pan Am Games 2015: US swimmers on song, Kanye West hits a sour note

American swimmers finally made a splash in the Pan American Games pool on Thursday while the decision to have controversial hip hop artist Kanye West headline the closing ceremonies sparked outrage and took the focus off the athletes.

Jul 17, 2015, 12:50 PM IST

Cuban rowers defect, Canada still on top at Pan American Games

Four Cuban rowers ended their Pan American Games by defecting to the United States on Wednesday while a wave of support continued to carry Canada to the top of the podium at the pool and on the rowing course.

Jul 16, 2015, 11:28 AM IST

Pan American Games: Natalie Coughlin stunned; Canada rolling along

Natalie Coughlin gave a jolt to the Pan American Games on Tuesday but the decorated U.S. swimmer suffered a surprising defeat while Cuba earned more kayaking gold.

Jul 15, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Young US gymnasts prepare at Pan Ams for 2016 Rio Olymoics rumble

The most exciting names in U.S. gymnastics, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman and Simone Biles, will all be competing during the Pan American Games -- just not in Toronto.

Jul 15, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Usain Bolt will work on 100 at Jamaican trials

Reigning world and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will return to basics when he runs the 100 metres Thursday at the Jamaica Athletics Championships to prepare for the World Championships.

Jun 24, 2015, 08:12 AM IST

Canada make Argentina work hard for Pan-Am hockey win

It was a match of two halves in which Canada stunned the Las Leonas (the lionesses) with a sixth-minute opening goal from Thea Culley.

Oct 22, 2011, 10:30 AM IST