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Rojas' double daggers earn Chile first medal since 2011

Rojas' double daggers earn Chile first medal since 2011

Two identical penalty corners from Denise Rojas Losada gave Chile all they needed to claim a bronze medal over Canada, their first medal since 2011. The game marked the 100th international for Chilean defender Fernanda Villagran, while the pair of goals brings Rojas’ tournament total to six.

November 5, 2023

Umpire Yamada celebrates Golden Whistle on final day of Pan American Games

Umpire Yamada celebrates Golden Whistle on final day of Pan American Games

It is a picture-perfect moment for Japan’s Emi Yamada who umpires her 100th international game in the gold-medal match at the XIX Pan American Games in Santiago at Estadio Nacional de Chile on 4 November. Known as the “Golden Whistle” achievement, Yamada becomes just the fourth Japanese official to reach the milestone.

November 4, 2023

Argentina book ticket to Paris with exciting Pan Am win over hosts, Chile

Argentina book ticket to Paris with exciting Pan Am win over hosts, Chile

The final three minutes of the Pan American Games men’s final were about as dramatic as you could have possibly imagined but Argentina sealed their spot at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games with a 3-1 win over hosts, Chile. A capacity crowd taunted the 11-time Pan Am Games champions for a full 60 minutes and despite nearly every video referral call tilting in Chile’s favour, they could not find a response to Argentina’s second and game-winning goal.

November 3, 2023

 Leonas head to 10th-straight Pan Am finals with shutout win over Canada

Leonas head to 10th-straight Pan Am finals with shutout win over Canada

Argentina booked their ticket to a 10th-straight Pan American Games final after a 3-0 dismissal of Canada in the semifinals. Canadian keeper Rowan Harris was exceptional in denying multiple close-range shots and penalty corner flicks but the Argentina offence was full-on and non-stop.

November 3, 2023

Chile make history, qualify for Pan Am finals with shootout win over Canada

Chile make history, qualify for Pan Am finals with shootout win over Canada

After a nailbiting shootout, with the rain pouring and the home crowd roaring, Chile made their first Pan American Games final with a 3-2 shootout win over Canada. In regular time, goals came in the second quarter from Canada captain Gordie Johnston and in the fourth quarter from Chile’s Franco Becerra.

November 3, 2023