Media Advisory - Pan/Parapan Am Games Host City Announcement Today

Athletes and supporters will learn this afternoon if Toronto will host the Games in 2015

TORONTO, Nov. 6 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     After final presentations today in Guadalajara, Mexico, the
              42 member nations of the Pan American Sports Organization
              (PASO) will vote to  decide if Toronto, Lima, Peru or Bogota,
              Columbia will host the Pan Am Games in 2015.

    WHO:      Toronto 2015 spokespeople are available for comment today from
              Guadalajara by satellite or by phone.

              The Toronto 2015 presentation and the host city announcement
              are available live via satellite for broadcast use.

              To watch the announcement live with supporters in Toronto and
              interview available spokespeople, media are welcome to join us
              this afternoon at the Labatt House.

    WHEN:     Scheduled satellite interviews will take place today between
              7:00 - 8:00 p.m. EST. (See detailed satellite information
              below).

              The Toronto 2015 presentation will take place from
              12:30 - 2:00 p.m. EST. The announcement is expected between
              5:30 and 6:30 p.m. EST (see detailed satellite information
              below).

              The event at Labatt House is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. EST.
              (Details about the event can be found here (http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2009/04/c5642.html.)

    WHERE:    Labatt House
              207 Queen's Quay W, Toronto

              The decision will also be available live via Webcast at:

              English:
    http://events.digitalmedia.telus.com/toronto2015/110609/index.php

              French:
    http://events.digitalmedia.telus.com/toronto2015/110609/index.php?l=fr

              Videos in the Toronto 2015 presentation in Guadalajara will be
              available at the following site beginning at 2:00 p.m. EST.

              www.Toronto2015.org


          TORONTO 2015 PAN / PARAPAN AMERICAN GAMES BID - LIVE FROM
                             GUADALAJARA, MEXICO
                   Satellite transmissions - November 6th

    Interviews/B-roll/ Final Presentation/ Vote and Host City decision are
    available at the listed time and coordinates for the XLVII Pan American
    Sports Organization (PASO) General Assembly.

    B-roll footage can be found and downloaded from the following FTP site:
    www.simbiosis.us/public/panamericanos

    Day 3 - Nov 6: 12:30 - 5 p.m. EST   Guadalajara, Mexico (Toronto 2015
             1st Feed                   Presentation followed by B-roll up
                                        until vote and Host City decision)
                                        Galaxy-18 24K* Slot B (9 Mhz)
                                        Orb Loc: 123' W
                                        U/L: 14475.5V
                                        D/L: 12175.5H, Symbol rate: 6.62,
                                        FEC 3/4

             Nov 6: 5 - 7 p.m. EST      Guadalajara, Mexico (Vote and Host
                                        City decision)
             2nd Feed                   Same coordinates as above

             Nov 6: 7 - 8 p.m. EST      Guadalajara, Mexico (Post
                                        announcement interviews/B-roll)
             3rd Feed                   Same coordinates as above
    

SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

For further information: For further information: If you're calling on November 6 for further information and to pre-book your interview time with Toronto 2015, please contact: Michael Bodsworth, Devon Group, mbodsworth@devongroup.ca, (416) 454-6636

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