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
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
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:
Videos in the Toronto 2015 presentation in Guadalajara will be
available at the following site beginning at 2:00 p.m. EST.
TORONTO 2015 PAN / PARAPAN AMERICAN GAMES BID - LIVE FROM
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:
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
D/L: 12175.5H, Symbol rate: 6.62,
Nov 6: 5 - 7 p.m. EST Guadalajara, Mexico (Vote and Host
2nd Feed Same coordinates as above
Nov 6: 7 - 8 p.m. EST Guadalajara, Mexico (Post
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, (416) 454-6636