Discus thrower de Morais tests positive ahead of worlds
MONACO (AP) — Andressa de Morais could be stripped of her silver medal from the Pan American Games after testing positive for doping.
The Athletics Integrity Unit says the Brazilian discus...
Pan Am Games protesters each get 12 months of probation
DENVER (AP) — The letters went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audience.
The CEO of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee sent letters of reprimand to...
Peruvian cuisine: the beloved star at Lima’s Pan Am Games
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Olympic swimmer Renzo Tjon-a-Joe from Suriname says his "love affair" with Peruvian cuisine began during his recent trip to the capital of Lima for the Pan American...
Americans protest on medals stand at Pan Am Games
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Two Americans used their medal-winning moments at the Pan American Games to draw attention to social issues back home that they feel are spiraling out of control.
US fencing medalist Imboden bends the knee at Pan Am Games
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Olympic fencing medalist Race Imboden took a knee in protest during his team's foil medal ceremony at the Pan American Games.
US equestrian Eve Jobs makes jumping debut at Pan Am Games
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Eve Jobs had a strong performance for the U.S. jumping team in her debut at the Pan American Games on Tuesday.
The youngest daughter of the Apple founder and former CEO,...
Carl Lewis backs equal pay for women, calls Trump racist
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis said Monday that female athletes deserve fair and equal pay and criticized President Donald Trump for being "racist" and...
Nathan Adrian: life before medal gold as he fights cancer
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Nathan Adrian says that his success won't be on his mind at the end of his life.
Maybe that would have been him some years ago. But...
Peruvian surfers win gold at home Pan Am Games
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru dominated surfing at the Pan American Games on Sunday when Lucca Mesinas and Daniella Rosas won their shortboard finals and a potential ticket to the Tokyo 2020...
US water polo team: balcony accident united us as a group
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The U.S. water polo team says that a fatal nightclub collapse in South Korea that injured some of team members united them as a group and gave them new perspective to make the...
Argentina’s surfers hoping to make waves at Olympics
LIMA, Peru (AP) — On a Peruvian beach, Argentina's passionate sports fans have been waving the country's sky-blue and white flag this week for a group of athletes looking to make a splash at next...
US boxing captain Fuchs fights back after bout with OCD
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Ask U.S. boxing team captain Virginia Fuchs about her toughest fight and she'll tell you it was far from a ring.
She felt the knockout in her mind and it was a long count....
Cook, Pardon of US win beach volleyball gold at Pan Am Games
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The gray skies of the Peruvian capital served as a dramatic but familiar backdrop for Americans Karissa Cook and Jace Pardon, who won the women's beach volleyball final on...
Surfing: A Peru way of life as sport debuts at Pan Am Games
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Every dawn, on every day, surfers in wetsuits paddle out to take on the famed Peruvian waves. Back on rocky beaches bearing Hawaiian names like Makaha and Waikiki, instructors...
Cool Runnings? Jamaica rugby 7s dream big at Pan Am Games
LIMA, Peru (AP) — They call them Cool Runnings on grass and they dream of their own Hollywood Olympic story.
Jamaica's rugby sevens team is a fan favorite at the Pan American Games in Lima,...
AP Explains: A look at the Pan American Games in Lima
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The opening ceremony of the Pan American Games was held Friday in the Peruvian capital of Lima. The largest multi-sporting event in the Americas will run until Aug. 11. Here's a...
Pan American Games spotlight inequality in Peru’s capital
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Amid the thick fog that blankets his sandy hillside shanty town, amateur boxer Marco Morales looks down at a sparkling new complex built by Peru to host the Pan American Games in...
Lawyer to be Mexico’s first body builder at Pan Am Games
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The sun hasn't even risen and the clang of metal is reverberating through a gym near Mexico City. On a frantic mission to sculpt his body, Carlos Suárez powers through another...
Big East to represent Team USA at 2019 Pan Am Games
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Big East Conference will represent USA Basketball for the 2019 Pan American Games, beating out the other Power Five conferences for the honor.
Instead of bringing players together from across the country, officials from the NCAA and the national governing body decided to designate one Division I conference to represent the United States at the tournament traditionally held the year before the Summer Olympics.
Linda Lanker had time of her life coaching U.S. Women’s team at Pan American Games
Linda Lanker has had a 48-year nonstop association with track and field.
The longtime area community college and high school coach has been to China and Miami as part of USATF teams. And she’s a three-time master’s national hurdles champion.
Additionally, Lanker was inducted in January along with former Washington State University coach John Chaplain into the Washington State Track and Field Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
Peru organizes 2019 Pan Am Games in wake of deadly flooding
Construction for the 2019 Pan American Games is way behind schedule. But that's a secondary problem.
The quadrennial event in Lima, Peru, has no sponsors, no marketing and is relying on a $1.2 billion budget financed by the national government.
"This is the biggest challenge I have today — the sponsors," Neven Ilic, the president of the Pan American Sports Organization, told The Associated Press. "Now we have to go to the market to find sponsors."
Subandhi and Holmes ready for start of Olympic Games
Jamie Subandhi of Westminster will be representing the United States in mixed doubles in the Olympic Games badminton event in Rio.
Subandhi joined forces with Phillip Chew to become the first U.S. mixed doubles athletes to qualify for the Olympic Games. The pair won gold at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto and are No. 27 in the world rankings as of July 21.
Representing Fountain Valley at this month's Olympics will be Russell Holmes of the men's indoor...