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BREAKING: RaVaughn Perkins In at 72 Kg for US, Replaces Chavez - Five Point Move (press release) (blog)

However, he was unable to qualify the 66-kilogram class in two tries at the 1st and 2nd Olympic Games qualifiers in Mongolia and Turkey, respectively. A spinal fracture put ... Before he fell to Chavez in the 2018 World Team Trials this past June in ...

Monday Roundup: Rice/Miranda Talk Dustup In Illinois; Sean Sesnan Q&A; WOS - Five Point Move (press release) (blog)

On Saturday night, 2018 U23 World Team members Randon Miranda (60 kg, NYAC/OTS) and Travis Rice (63 kg) faced off in a special bout that was part of the Next Level Charity Wrestling Event supporting the Illinois Regional Training Center. The match ...

2nd Annual Midland Exhibition Series Set for Next Saturday - Five Point Move (press release) (blog)

For the second straight year, the Midland Exhibition Series will signify the start to a new season of American Greco-Roman wrestling. The inaugural event in 2017 saw ..... 77 kg: Jair Cuero Munoz (2018 South American Games gold, three-time Pan Am ...

Rosters for the 2018 Senior Greco-Roman World Championships - Five Point Move (press release) (blog)

Less than three weeks from today, the 2018 Senior Greco-Roman World Championships will commence inside of the Papp László Sportarena in Budapest, Hungary. It has been a hectic season for all of the athletes and coaches involved. Even a cursory ...

Lima 2019 Pan American Games to Give Athletes the 'games they deserve' in Exactly One Year - Around the Rings

Since 2007, the city that is chosen to host the Pan American Games also organizes the Parapan American Games for athletes with different abilities. The Parapan Am Games are held immediately after the completion of their respective Pan American Games.

2018 USEA Eventing Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced - The Chronicle of the Horse (press release) (blog)

In the early 2000s, O'Connor found success with Joker's Wild, winning the individual silver medal at the 2003 Pan American Games (Dominican Republic), and with Upstage, whom she competed with at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany. O ...

Sagacious HF Moves On To New Rider - The Chronicle of the Horse (press release) (blog)

Guden's 19-year-old Dutch Warmblood gelding (Welt Hit II—Judith, Cocktail) rose to recognition with Lauren Sammis when they won team gold and individual silver in the 2007 Pan American Games (Brazil). He did Grand Prix with Sammis before Caroline ...

Show Jumping Hall of Fame Announces New Inductees - TAPinto.net

HH horses also carried Pessoa to success including HH Rebozo, which he rode in the 2012 Olympics and 2010 World Equestrian Games, and HH Rufus, which he rode in the 2008 Olympics and 2007 Pan American Games where he won team Gold and ...

Collins reaches World Equestrian Games - Royal Gazette

Riding her 10-year-old stallion, Joyero VG, Bermuda's Annabelle Collins has qualified for the FEI 2018 World Equestrian Games, to be held at the Tryon International Equestrian Center, in Mill Spring, North Carolina from September 11th to the 23rd. The ...

2018 USEA's Eventing Hall of Fame: Karen O'Connor - United States Eventing Association (press release) (blog)

In the early 2000s, O'Connor found international success with her mount Joker's Wild, winning the individual silver medal at the 2003 Pan American Games, and with Upstage, whom she competed with at the 2006 World Equestrian Games in Aachen, Germany. O ...

WWE News: Undefeated UFC fighter Arjan Bhullar open to join the WWE - Sportskeeda

Arjan Bhullar is a former Olympian who represented Canada in wrestling, besides also boasting a bronze medal at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and a gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Bhullar transitioned ...

The Benefits of Bidding and Hosting the Olympic Games are Difficult to Justify Due to the Overall Costs - United States Sports Academy Sports Journal

Subjects of the study used the 2007 Pan American Games as a predictor of the Olympic effect on the community. When examining the results, the Brazilian culture was taken into consideration as most of the responses reflected the influence of ...

Boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux on Cuba, Lomachenko and that 'boring' label - The Undefeated

On July 22, 2007, at the Pan American Games in Brazil, Rigondeaux did not appear for his scheduled bout. Eleven days later, he was taken into police custody and was on his way back to Cuba as a disgraced, failed defector. What happened? “En los juego ...

The New Mayor of Minneapolis Would Destroy You in a Marathon - Men's Journal

On Tuesday evening, Jacob Frey won yet another race. As a former professional runner, winner of the 2008 Austin Marathon, and Team USA member in the 2007 Pan American Games, it's something he's used to. Except this week, he couldn't rely on his legs, ...

Jacob Frey - KARE

Jacob Frey. Age: 36. Bio: Born in Arlington, Va., he grew up in northern Virginia the oldest of three children. He moved to Minneapolis in 2009 after first visiting the city to run the 2006 Twin Cities Marathon. He's married. Education: College of ...

Behind The Stall Door With: Sagacious HF - The Chronicle of the Horse (press release) (blog)

Now 18 years old, he first burst upon the international scene with Lauren Sammis when the pair won team gold and individual silver medals at the 2007 Pan American Games. Sagacious later moved into training with Caroline Roffman, who became the first ...

In Conversation With UFC Heavyweight Arjan Singh Bhullar - Cageside Press

The former BFL heavyweight champion had a decorated wrestling career in which he managed to win a gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and a bronze at the 2007 Pan American Games. A former Olympian as well, he made the switch to MMA in ...

Burlington rower turns in double-gold performance at Canada Games - InsideHalton.com

Like his cousin, who won a gold medal at the 2007 Pan Am Games, Amesbury is also enjoying success by pushing his limits. A week ago, he teamed up with long-time Leander Boat Club teammate Luke Gadsdon to win the men's pairs gold at the Canada ...

MMA to boxing? 'Minotouro' Nogueira details struggles in transitioning sports - MMA Fighting

The 2007 Pan-American Games would take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Nogueira decided to try out for the national team. “Minotouro,” who stopped Overeem via TKO the previous year, earned a spot in the Brazilian team to compete at the Games.

Jamaican sporting greats over the years - Jamaica Observer

She carried the flag for her country at the opening ceremony of the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she set the Jamaican record in the 100-metre butterfly; and the 2006 Commonwealth Games. She also competed at the 2010 ...

The 2007 Pan American Games, officially known as the XV Pan American Games, were a major continental multi-sport event that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 13 to July 29, 2007. A total of 5,633 athletes from 42 National Olympic Committees competed in 332 events in 34 sports and in 47 disciplines. During the Games, 95 new Pan American records were set; 2,196 medals were awarded; 1,262 doping control tests were performed and about 15,000 volunteers participated in the organization of the event, which was an Olympic qualification for 13 International Federations .

XV Pan American Games
Rio de Janeiro logo for the 2007 Pan American Games.svg
The official logo of the
Rio de Janeiro 2007 Pan American Games.
Host city Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil
Motto Viva essa energia!
¡Vive esa energía!
Live this energy!
Nations participating 42 NOCs
Athletes participating 5,633
Events 334 in 34 sports
Opening ceremony July 13
Closing ceremony July 29
Officially opened by Carlos Arthur Nuzman,
Athlete's Oath Natália Falavigna
Judge's Oath Yumi Yamamoto
Pan American torch Joaquim Cruz
Main venue Maracanã Stadium
2003 Santo Domingo 2011 Guadalajara  >

The 2007 Pan American Games, officially known as the XV Pan American Games, were a major continental multi-sport event that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 13 to July 29, 2007. A total of 5,633 athletes from 42 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed in 332 events in 34 sports and in 47 disciplines. During the Games, 95 new Pan American records were set; 2,196 medals were awarded; 1,262 doping control tests were performed and about 15,000 volunteers participated in the organization of the event, which was an Olympic qualification for 13 International Federations (IFs).

Rio de Janeiro was awarded the Games over San Antonio, Texas, United States, on August 24, 2002, having won an absolute majority of votes (30-21) from the 51 members of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) in the first round of voting during the XL PASO General Assembly held in Mexico City, Mexico. This was the first Games held in Brazil since the 1963 Pan American Games that took place in São Paulo. According to the Rio de Janeiro Organizing Committee, the Games called for the implementation of the country's largest organizational and logistic operation ever.