Panam Sports

The Pan American Sports Organization (Panam Sports; Spanish: Organización Deportiva Panamericana; French: Organisation Sportive PanAméricaine) is an international organization which represents the current 41 National Olympic Committees of the American Continent.

Pan American Sports Organization
Member countries are in green
TypeContinental Sports Organization
HeadquartersMexico City, Mexico
41 National Olympic Committees
Official language
English, Spanish, French
Neven Ilić Álvarez

It is affiliated with the International Olympic Committee and its affiliated bodies, including ANOC, the Association of National Olympic Committees, and serves as the continental association of the American Continent.

The organization's flagship event is the quadrennial Pan American Games, held since 1951. The Parapan American Games were inaugurated in 1999 for disabled athletes and are held alongside the able-bodied Pan American Games. The Pan American Winter Games, for winter sports, were held only once in 1990. The Pan American Sports Festival was inaugurated in 2014 as a developmental event for the region's athletes.