The CIBC Pan Am / Parapan Am Athletics Stadium is already present at York University. It is a fully accessible stadium with a 400-metre track, an infield, a scoreboard, professional broadcast capabilities, athlete change rooms, equipment storage and classroom space.
Including Exhibition Place, Ontario Place and the West Channel, CIBC Pan Am Park is the largest sport cluster of the Games. The Park will host 13 sports at several venues.
Built of spruce wood imported from Siberia, the new cycling tracks at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in Milton is set to be handed over to the 2015 Pan Am organizers on May 15.
The Pan Am / Parapan Am Fields, located at the University of Toronto’s St. George Campus, will host field hockey, and 5-vs-5 and 7-vs-7 soccer during the 2015 Pan Am Games.
Tabitha Baumann wasn’t pushed to swimming, despite having a swimming legend as a father. She is the daughter of Alex Baumann, a Canadian swimmer who won two gold medals in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Born in Australia, Tabitha has been developing since the age of 12. “I grew up in Australia until […]
Ryan Cochrane wants Canadians to aim higher. The 26-year-old has been Canada’s only swimmer to medal at the past two Olympic Games, winning a bronze at Beijing, then a silver at London, both in the 1,500 metre freestyle. He hopes his success can inspire his fellow teammates to reach for the podium, and not be […]
Paige Schultz sat down with coach Byron MacDonald a year ago and made a decision. The University of Toronto swimmer would focus on one event for a shot at the 2016 Olympic Games — 100 metre freestyle. “We just sat down and looked at the numbers, and crunched numbers,” Schultz said, in a recent interview. […]
After sustaining multiple setbacks, Luke Peddie would have been justified if he chose to tread water for the rest of his swimming career. However, the Edmonton native refused to let injuries and obstacles he has faced deter him from climbing the ranks as a swimmer and representing his country in numerous competitions. That dream was […]