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August 22, 2019 - 8:24 am
Two U.S. athletes have been punished for protesting on the medal stand during the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. According to letters from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) obtained by The Associated Press , fencer Race Imboden and hammer thrower Gwen Berry were handed a 12-month...
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August 20, 2019 - 2:47 pm
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee has handed down 12-month probations to the athletes who protested on the medals stand at the Pan American Games. In letters of reprimand sent Tuesday to hammer thrower Gwen Berry and fencer Race Imboden, copies of which were obtained by The...
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Nathan Adrian, a swimmer from the United States, smiles during an interview at the swimming complex of the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. Adrian is competing at the Pan American Games just months after being diagnosed with testicular cancer. He has decided to continue training with the goal of competing at Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
August 05, 2019 - 5:28 pm
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 not now, not since his latest race, this time is to beat cancer. "It has completely changed my outlook. At...
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In this July 17, 2019 photo, amateur boxer Marco Morales shadow boxes in front of his home at the Villa Maria del Triunfo shantytown in Lima, Peru. Morales and other residents of Villa Maria del Triunfo who have witnessed from their cardboard shacks how the government built multi-million dollar arenas, seen in the background, while their decades-old demands for drainage, roads and drinking water in one of the world’s driest capitals, remain unanswered. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
July 25, 2019 - 11:50 pm
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 Lima. The largest multi-sports event in the Americas starts Friday with the opening ceremony and ends...
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