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Hemisphere HEROES: The 2015 Pan Am Games – by SHELDON WAITHE

Darren David Matthews of Barbados warms up at IG Sports Complex during day two of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 5, 2010 in Delhi, India. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Toronto gets set to host 6,000 athletes this summer at the 17th Pan American Games. That’s a lot of people taking part in 36 sporting disciplines, seeking precious metal. For the Western Hemisphere, only the Olympics are bigger. Quite handily, that tournament will also be held in Pan American territory when Rio stamps its unique cultural brand down in 2016. …

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