Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO)
The Pan American Sport Organisation (PASO) has confirmed surfing will feature at the 2019 edition of its Pan American Games multi-sport event, which will be held in the Peruvian capital of Lima.
Julio Cesar Maglione has been elected as the interim president of the Pan American Sports Organisation (Paso).
International Aquatics Federation (Fina) president Julio César Maglione is set to assume interim leadership of the Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) after being nominated to replace the late Mario Vázquez Raña by the body’s executive committee.
Influential former International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Mario Vazquez Rana has died at the age of 82.
The Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) has backed Peru’s staging of the 2019 Pan American Games amid concerns over Lima’s organisation of the multi-sport event that had led to speculation hosting rights could be removed from the capital.
Lima 2019 has set its budget for the Pan American Games at $712m (€523.5m) and is targeting the completion of its major sports facilities before 2016.