Tag Archives: Pan Am

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Pan Am champs Biyarslanov, Veyre score impressive wins at Olympic boxing trials

MONTREAL – A confident Arthur Biyarslanov felt the Canadian Olympic boxing trials were all approximately taking care of business. The Chechyan-born Toronto fighter did that in style, taking the first…

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Canadians get Pan Am medal upgrades after Peruvians disqualified due to doping

TORONTO – Canadian swimmer Zack Chetrat will have his Pan Am medal upgraded to silver while teammate Alec Page & distance runner Rachel Hannah will receive bronze medals after a…

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New Brunswick athletes take home 4 Pan Am medals

The Pan Am Games ended on Sunday with Canada winning 217 medals, a record for the country, with New Brunswick athletes picking up four. Catharine Pendrel was the first New…

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Pan Am comedown: Why some athletes have trouble leaving the sports world

The flame will shortly be extinguished, the stands emptied and the roar of the crowd silenced. Toronto's 2015 Pan Am Games are drawing to a close.  For most Canadian athletes, there's little time to become…

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Kia Nurse chosen as Canada's flag-bearer for Pan Am closing ceremony

Kia Nurse has been chosen as Canada's flag-bearer for the closing ceremony of the Pan Am Games on Sunday night.  The ceremony will be broadcast live on CBC TV starting…

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De Grasse wins again; Oliver makes golden Pan Am debut

By Frank Pingue TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian sprinting sensation Andre De Grasse won his second Pan American Games gold medal in three days yet it was the United States that…

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Saskatoon's Tim Landeryou wins Pan Am racquetball bronze

Tim Landeryou may have lost his final men's doubles match, yet he isn't leaving the Pan Am Games in Toronto empty-handed. Saskatoon's Landeryou & teammate Vincent Gagnon of Montreal lost…

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Samir El-Mais forfeits Pan Am semifinal due to concussion, wins bronze

Windsor boxer Samir El-Mais had to forfeit his heavyweight semifinal match Wednesday night due to a concussion. He was scheduled to fight Julio Blanco of Colombia, a fighter he beat…

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Damian Warner breaks Canadian, Pan Am decathlon records

Damian Warner broke the Canadian & Pan Am Games decathlon records Thursday night in Toronto, finishing with 8,659 points to shatter Michael Smith's 19-year-old mark. Warner, a 25-year-old from London, Ont.,…

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Saskatchewan athletes bring home 6 Pan Am medals so far

There have been plenty of reasons to celebrate Saskatchewan athletes at the Pan Am Games. So far, Andrew Albers (North Battleford) & Rusty Malinoski (Humboldt) have gold medals to show…

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