TORONTO, Oct. 10 /CNW/ - Following on the heels of last week's successful
launch event, the Toronto 2015 Pan American (Pan Am) Games Bid web site went
The site - www.toronto2015.org - will provide all the latest news on the
bid, allow people to share feedback, check out the bid blog and subscribe to
receive email updates on exciting bid news and events.
"This is just another opportunity to showcase the strengths of our bid
and all that this region has to offer - both here at home and to all the Pan
Am Sports Organization member countries," said David Peterson, Chair of the
Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Bid Committee.
The Bid has already been warmly received by the Canadian sporting
community, and has the support of all three levels of government, including
many municipalities across the Greater Golden Horseshoe region.
The Pan Am Games are a major international multi-sport event, held every
four years for athletes of the 42 PASO member nations. The Pan American Games
consists of all Summer Olympic sports, plus other non-Olympic events, and
serve as an Olympic-qualifier for many of the participating sports. The last
edition of the games was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in July 2007 and the
next edition is scheduled to take place in Guadalajara, Mexico in October
For further information:
For further information: Liz Borowiec, Pan Am Games Secretariat, (416)