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Lima: Terry Fox Run to Raise Cancer Research Funds

Lima: Terry Fox Run to Raise Cancer Research Funds

A fundraiser for cancer research in Peru is being held this Sunday in Lima through a Terry Fox Run & Walk. The event is to be held Sept. 21 at the “Pentagonito”, a popular, tree-lined jogging route in San Borja.  Registration and T-shirt sales from 8am, and the run/walk begins […]

Lima Soccer Stadium Temporarily Closed After Violence Breaks Out

Authorities in the district of Ate Vitarte closed one of Lima’s main stadiums for 30 days, following a violent confrontation over the weekend between soccer fans, daily La Republica reported. Supporters of Lima’s Universitario de Deportes soccer club battled with each other over the weekend outside the Monumental Stadium, located […]

International Analysis: The Will to Enforce Anti-Doping

Op-Ed by Richard W. Pound —The Mark News — With the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia quickly approaching, stakeholders in sport have yet again expressed their concern with the usage of performance-enhancing drugs in the Games. Former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency Richard Pound argues that these stakeholders must […]

Lima Wins Pan-American Games Bid for 2019

Lima Wins Pan-American Games Bid for 2019

Lima was selected on Friday to host the Pan-American Games in 2019, beating out four other Latin American cities. The Pan-American Sports Organization held its vote in Toronto, where the next Pan-American Games will be held in 2015. Peru was elected in the first round, with 31 votes in favor, […]

by · October 12, 2013 · 0 comments · Lima, Sports