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Hartley Anderson: Were the Pan Am Games really worth it?

In an age where pragmatism should account for much, I challenge the establishment by suggesting that in its present format, events like the Pan American Games seem to have outlived their usefulness and could be a burden, rather than a benefit, to participating countries.

Not unlike the Commonwealth Games, the Pan Ams was originally conceptualised to increase sporting activities among people sharing a homogeneous bond — in this case, those who lived in this part of the world known as the Americas . Read more>>

Source: Jamaica Observer

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