Top 5 Hispanic – Caribbean Athletes in Canada’s Sports History
Puerto Rican Roberto Alomar has undeniably written his name with gold letters on the Toronto Blue Jays’ history.
The Achievements of Startups that Shared Their Stories with PanamericanWorld
Throughout 2016, PanamericanWorld interviewed startups from several Latin American countries.
From Owners to Head Coaches: Influential Latin American People in U.S. Sports
Art Moreno This multimillionaire is the first Mexican-American businessman to own an MLB franchise. He bought the Anaheim Angels in 2003, which play in the West region of the American League, and he later renamed the team as the Anaheim Los Angeles Angels.
Outstanding Latin American Athletes in U.S. Professional Leagues
In terms of professional boxing, Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is perhaps the most successful and media-hyped figure in Latin America. At the age of 26, this Guanajuato-born fighter is ranked within the top ten of the world, pound by pound.
Young Stars that Stood Out in Rio 2016
Penny Olesiak won the 100 m free style and established an Olympic record, with 52.70 sec. In 100 m butterfly, the other seven finalists were at least seven years older than her, but talent prevailed over experience and the Canadian athlete got the silver medal, with 56.46 sec, a junior world record.
Latin America’s Top Athletes, Teams in Rio Olympic Games
Brazilian Thiago Braz da Silva, 22 years old, surprised everybody in athletics by going beyond the 6.03 m mark, thus establishing a new Olympic record and giving favorite French Renaud Lavillenie the silver medal.
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