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Four members of Cuban rowing team defect from Pan Am Games, coach says

CATHARINES, Ont. — Four Cuban rowers have defected from the Pan American Games and travelled to the United States, their coach said Wednesday. Juan Carlos Reyes said Liosmel Ramos and Wilber Turro dropped out before the regatta began on Saturday, while Manuel Suarez and Orlando Sotolongo competed in earlier races …

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Pan Am Games begin today in Toronto with opening ceremony

The athletes are ready. The colourful pinecone-like cauldron has been revealed. And Friday night’s sold out opening ceremony promises to get the TO2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games going with a bang. “The world is watching,” Tory told CBC Radio’s Metro Morning during a live broadcast outside Union Station, one of the many …

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