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Steve Keating

RPT-Games-Sport a chance to bring world together, says U.S. gold medallist

Aug 13 2019

LIMA, Aug 11 The Pan Am Games are an opportunity to bring the world together and put differences, including politics, aside, United States softball gold medallist Monica Abbott said on Sunday after two of her team mates used award ceremonies to stage protests.

Peru basks in success but problems ahead for Pan Am Games

Aug 11 2019

LIMA For two weeks the warmth emitting from the Pan Am Games took the bite out of the winter chill in the Peruvian capital but as they drew to a close on Sunday, some cold, hard questions about the future of the multi-sport showcase hung heavy in the air.

Bodybuilding flexes muscles as niche sports Pan Am moments

Aug 11 2019

LIMA El Salvador's Yuri Rodriguez and Paulina Zamora claimed the first, and perhaps the last, Pan Am Games bodybuilding gold medals on Saturday as some of the world's niche sports enjoyed their moment in the spotlight.

Cat back on the prowl for more Olympic gold

Aug 10 2019

LIMA Cat Osterman does not wake up every morning in a cold sweat thinking about the gold medal the United States women's softball team lost 11 years ago at the Beijing Olympics but then again she has never forgotten about it either.

Fencer faces disciplinary action for political protest: USOPC

Aug 10 2019

LIMA United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden will face possible sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the Pan Am Games, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Saturday.

Jobs done at Pan Am Games, now looks ahead to Olympics

Aug 09 2019

LIMA Eve Jobs contributed to a United States bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games and narrowly missed out on another in the individual event on Friday, putting the youngest daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs in the Olympic conversation.

U.S. makes splash in pool to get past 200 medals at Pan Ams

Aug 09 2019

LIMA Led by another productive day in the pool, the United States sailed through the 200 total medal barrier at the Pan Am Games on Thursday and warned there was more to come.

Gold comfort for Warner as he defends Pan Am decathlon title

Aug 08 2019

LIMA While a successful defense of his Pan Am Games decathlon title on Wednesday was the result Damian Warner had been aiming for, the chilly conditions meant it was not the world championships 'warm-up' the Canadian was expecting.

Argentina make kit-astrophic exit from Pan Am Games

Aug 07 2019

LIMA Argentina's women's basketball team made a kit-astrophic exit from the Pan Am Games on Wednesday when they were forced to forfeit a preliminary round match to Colombia after showing up with the wrong uniforms.

Sprint queen Thompson golden but does not shine at Pan Ams

Aug 07 2019

LIMA Jamaican sprint queen Elaine Thompson may be the biggest name competing in a marquee event at the Pan Am Games but the Olympic champion failed to shine as she won gold in the 100 meters on Wednesday.

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