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  1. Mexico beats Argentina for Pan Am Games men's soccer gold

    Jeronimo Amione scored in the 75th minute and Mexico defeated Argentina 1-0 to win the men's soccer gold medal Friday at the Pan American Games.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  2. Pan American Games -- Sun breaks through for opening ceremony

    The sound of Mexico's famous mariachis filled the air Friday at the opening ceremony of the Pan American Games, signaling the start of the 2.5-week competition -- Mexico's biggest undertaking on the international sports stage since the 1986 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  3. 2011 Pan American Games -- What's at stake

    Beau Dure

    The Pan American Games aren't just about the competition. In several sports, there are 2012 Olympic spots on the line. Here's espnW's sport-by-sport breakdown.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  4. Rio officials hope Pan Am Games aids future Olympics, World Cup b...

    Fireworks exploded above Rio's cherished Maracana soccer stadium Friday night as Brazil launched its biggest show -- and a test of its ability to become a host on the global sports stage.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2007
  5. Rio set to prove its worth on international sports scene

    The Pan American Games are giving Rio citizens yet another reason to be proud of their city.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2007
  6. As Pan Am host, Brazil hopes to prove it can host world events

    This month, for athletes from throughout the Western Hemisphere, Rio de Janeiro means something else: An opportunity to improve their chances of getting to next year's Summer Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2007
  7. Pele: Pan Am Games could hurt Brazil's Cup chances

    Pele warned Wednesday that a disastrous Pan American Games could hurt Brazil's chances of hosting the 2014 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2007
  8. U.S. team wins four swim races

    Michael Raab, of Rockville, Md., won the 200-meter butterfly in a personal-best 1 minute, 57.33 seconds, one of four victories by the U.S. swimming team at the Pan Am games Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2003
  9. Rio points to Pan-Am success in 2016 Games bid

    Brazil's sports minister cited the country's economic boom and the success of the 2007 Pan American Games as reasons why Rio de Janeiro should be picked to host the 2016 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2008