Rugby

Rugby

Rugby Sevens is a fast-paced, exciting variant of traditional Rugby in which teams are made up of seven players, instead of the usual fifteen-a-side. The game consists of two seven-minute halves and is played on the same size field with many of the rules consistent with its predecessor. Sevens is a game that requires speed, skill, and strength and is played by rugby’s fastest and fittest athletes, both male and female.

Racquetball

Racquetball

Racquetball was invented on a Connecticut handball court in 1949 by Joe Sobek, who wanted a game with a fast…

Wrestling

Wrestling

There are six men’s freestyle events (57kg, 65kg, 74kg, 86kg, 97kg, 125kg), six women’s freestyle events (48kg, 53kg, 58kg, 63kg,…

Weightlifting

Weightlifting

The men’s events are divided into eight weight classes (56kg, 62kg, 69kg, 77kg, 85kg, 94kg, 105lk, +105kg) while the women’s…

Water Ski/Wakeboard

Water Ski/Wakeboard

Water skiing and wakeboarding are two of the most spectacular and exciting sports at the Pan American Games. Both feature…

Volleyball

Volleyball

Volleyball was invented by William G. Morgan in 1895. As the physical education director of the YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts…

Beach Volleyball

Beach Volleyball

Beach volleyball takes the complexity of the indoor game and adds the difficulty of playing in sand, as well as…

Triathlon

Triathlon

Both the men’s race and the women’s race are contested over the same course with a 1.5km swim, a 40km…