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10 venues created for the Pan Am Games in Toronto

Posted by Katherine DeClerq / July 7, 2015

pan am games torontoThe Pan Am Games will be taking place at a number of different locations in and around Toronto but not all of them have been here for long. Toronto has worked feverishly over the last few years in preparation for this international event, making sure there is ample training and competition space for the 7,000 athletes coming to the city.

Here's a round-up of 10 new venues and facilities created for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in Toronto.

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The top 5 iPhone and Android apps for the Pan Am Games in Toronto

Posted by Katherine DeClerq / July 5, 2015

Pan Am gamesThere is a lot happening during the Pan Am Games, and it can be difficult to keep up with it all. But if you have a smartphone, you don't have to worry: there's an app for that.

Here are five apps to check out if you want to stay informed during the Pan Am Games this summer in Toronto.

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What sporting events used to look like in Toronto

Posted by Derek Flack / July 5, 2015

sporting events history torontoWith the Pan Am Games on the horizon, it seemed like the right time to add to our sizeable archive of historical posts with a look back at sporting events over the years in Toronto. While the city has never hosted a sporting event on the scale of Pan Am, there is a long history of amateur and professional sport in Toronto, one which features surprises like Hanlan's Point Stadium and swims across Lake Ontario.

Take a trip into the past of Toronto's sporting legacy.

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The top 5 parks for sports in Toronto

Posted by Amanda Storey / July 5, 2015

parks sports torontoThe top parks for playing sports in Toronto offer everything from basketball and volleyball courts to baseball diamonds and soccer fields, making your summer exercise that much easier -- and more fun. If you're looking for a space to practice your serve, bring your equipment and some chums and spend a day off at one of these fine public parks.

Here are my picks for the top parks for sports in Toronto.

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Toronto hotels report few bookings for Pan Am Games

Posted by Derek Flack / July 3, 2015

Hotels torontoUh-oh, the Pan Am Games might be getting a lot of attention for traffic woes (stalling in the 6), but tourists don't seem to be that fired up according to Toronto's hotel owners, who report lower bookings than last year at this time.

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The top 40 patios in Toronto by neighbourhood

Posted by Liora Ipsum / July 1, 2015

best toronto patiosThe seats at the best patios in Toronto are highly prized but in short supply. Whether looking for a rooftop view, prime people watching on a boulevard or reprieve from the bustling streets in a backyard, this list pinpoints my picks for the top destinations for al fresco drinking and dining by neighbourhood.

For more patio ideas, check out our Toronto Patio Guide or download our iPhone or Android app.

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