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Lima 2019 president Carlos Neuhaus looks forward to hosting the Pan American and Parapan American Games next year, and the impact they can have on Peru and its people.

Lima hopes to put itself on the world stage with the hosting of this year's IOC Session and the 2019 Pan American Games, but do the dual award of the 2024 and 2028 Games and construction delays threaten to take the gloss off its moment in the sun? 

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has selected Santiago and Lima as hosts of the revamped finals of its showpiece club competitions, the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana

The Peruvian government has committed to staging the 2019 Dakar Rally in full following concerns over the financial strain the motorsport showpiece would place on the South American country.

The Dakar Rally will be held in one country for the first time in its history next year after it was announced today (Friday) that Peru will be the sole destination for the 2019 edition of the historic motorsport event.

London-based company The Sports Consultancy has been engaged to aid preparations for the 2019 Pan American and Parapan American Games in Lima, the latest initiative under a wider partnership between the Peruvian and UK governments.