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Flooding in Peru: dozens dead, more calls to cancel Pan Am Games
Posted by Jack Dylan Cole on Mar 17, 2017 Leave a comment

Flooding in Peru: dozens dead, more calls to cancel Pan Am Games

More officials in Peru have joined calls to cancel the 2019’s Pan American Games in Lima in order to use hundreds of millions of dollars earmarked for sports facilities on relief efforts instead.  Full Article »

Peru’s opposition party to impeach Cabinet minister
Posted by Colin Post on Dec 8, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru’s opposition party to impeach Cabinet minister

The Popular Force party which controls Congress has signaled that it will vote to sack President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s education minister Jaime Saavedra. The party led by Keiko Fujimori, Kuczynski’s  Full Article »

Peru swimmer barred from 2016 Olympics for doping
Posted by Colin Post on Mar 15, 2016 Leave a comment

Peru swimmer barred from 2016 Olympics for doping

Peruvian swimmer Mauricio Fiol has been banned from swimming competitions for four years after testing positive for steroids in the 2015 Panamerican Games. The International Federation of Swimming (FINA) issued  Full Article »

Pan Am Games to strip Peruvian marathoner’s gold medal
Posted by Colin Post on Sep 5, 2015 1 comment

Pan Am Games to strip Peruvian marathoner’s gold medal

Peruvian marathoner Gladys Tejeda will lose her gold medal won at the 2015 Pan American Games after testing positive for a banned substance. Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) president Julio  Full Article »

Peruvian marathoner wins gold at Pan Am Games
Posted by Colin Post on Jul 20, 2015 Leave a comment

Peruvian marathoner wins gold at Pan Am Games

Peruvian runner Gladys Tejeda won the gold medal in the marathon at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto on Saturday. While Tejeda’s winning time of 2:33:03 broke the Pan  Full Article »