Exactly one year from today, the best athletes of the Americas will reignite the continent’s passion for sport at the Opening Ceremony of the Santiago 2023 Pan American Games.

Concerns have been raised over the amount of work that still needs to be done on the aquatics and volleyball venues for next year's Pan American Games here.

New Chilean Minister of Sports Alexandra Benado has taken over as President of the Santiago 2023 Pan American and Parapan American Games Organising Committee as one of three freshly appointed members following a change of Government in host nation Chile.