Tag: Pan American Games

“The Pan American Games in Barranquilla are still breathing”: Bellingrodt

“The Pan American Games in Barranquilla are still breathing”: Bellingrodt

“The final meeting has not yet been defined. We have a committee meeting on Tuesday and we will decide when Cousins ​​Ilic He called us to a joint meeting with their Executive Committee. Neither day nor time is defined,” he said. “Panam Sports has a board of directors of 16 people. There are representatives of […]

What were the diplomatic efforts to recapture the Pan American Games?

What were the diplomatic efforts to recapture the Pan American Games?

On January 9, the President Gustavo Petro announced “lobbying” the Colombian ambassadors to regain the headquarters of the Colombian embassys Pan American Games. The president had told all the foreign ministers that They are instructed to establish the respective contacts, “including the Colombian ambassador in the United States and the same in all countries of […]

“It’s difficult, but there is a small glimmer of hope to save the Games”

“It’s difficult, but there is a small glimmer of hope to save the Games”

There is frustration in his voice. There is certainly less enthusiasm. Ciro Solano, president of the Colombian Olympic Committee (COC), is realistic and admits that Barranquilla is on the verge of definitively giving up its bid to recapture the 2027 Pan American Games, which were withdrawn by Panam Sports after repeated failures of the national […]

Would Barranquilla be sent back to host the Games or would it compete with more cities?

Would Barranquilla be sent back to host the Games or would it compete with more cities?

Unfortunately, there is nothing to celebrate yet. The union and the efforts to save the 2027 Pan American Games, which the national, departmental and district governments have reflected in the appearance and words of President Gustavo Petro, after the meeting next Tuesday in Bogotá, do not guarantee an immediate return of the jousting to Barranquilla. […]

The loss of a Pan-American platform causes a political earthquake in the Pact

The loss of a Pan-American platform causes a political earthquake in the Pact

A ‘tsunami’ of reactions, rejections, criticism and questions led to Panam Sports’ decision to withdraw Barranquilla the venue of the Pan American Games due to non-payment by the National government. Also read: The Attorney General’s Office asked the government to forfeit the Pan American Games That caused that in the same Historical Pact, related party […]

Loss of the Pan American Games: “shameful”, “absurd”, “failure”, “nonsense”

Loss of the Pan American Games: “shameful”, “absurd”, “failure”, “nonsense”

Francisco VelezSports journalist for Espn and RCN Radio “The government has always shown little will for the Games. The world power of life looked upon them with disdainful eyes. “This petty attitude towards the most important Games after the Olympics in this part of the world is sad.” Nicholas SamperJournalist “Colombia: the land of nonsense”. […]

The Colombian baseball team, the best men’s team at the Pan American Games

The Colombian baseball team, the best men’s team at the Pan American Games

“They have hope with me,” he said. On the other hand is the distinction National Olympic Committee with the most progress It was for Chile, with 79 medals at the last Pan American Games. Chilean Olympic Committee President Miguel Angel Mugica and the beach volleyball player’s cousins ​​Marco and Esteban Grimalt accepted the award. “This […]

Chile enjoys the conclusion of the Pan American Games with national pride

Chile enjoys the conclusion of the Pan American Games with national pride

The final show started on time. The first artists entered the stage at 8:30 PM. With much fanfare they began to announce the start of the ceremony. Greetings to Neven Ilic, President of Panam Sports, and Gabriel Boric, President of Chile, marked the beginning. “Boric! Boric! Boric! Boric!”, a large part of those present chanted […]

I have no doubt that we will have some great Pan American Games in 2027: Neven Ilic

I have no doubt that we will have some great Pan American Games in 2027: Neven Ilic

On the eve of the closing of the Pan American Games Santiago-2027, at the Sheraton Hotel there is a lot of movement. It is the operations center of Panama Sports and where the visible heads of each delegation reside, including those of Colombia, the Minister of Sports, Astrid Rodríguez; the mayor of Barranquilla, Jaime Pumarejo; […]

Goodbye, Santiago; Hello, Barranquilla

Goodbye, Santiago; Hello, Barranquilla

It won’t be just any Sunday in Santiago de Chile. Between organization, thrift and cuts, the fraternal, cheerful and competitive spirit of the Pan American Games broke out for several days. But as the song says, everything comes to an end. This Sunday, from 8 p.m. locally (6 p.m., Colombia), Santiago will be said goodbye […]

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