Deloitte, the professional services firm, have been taken on as general consultants to assist with development of a Master Plan for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games.

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Sporting candidates are rarely as controversial as the likes of Donald Trump, but can prove just as divisive ©Getty Images

Just like in American politics, election season is upon us in sport, and lobby bars are becoming full of a familiar combination of plotting and campaigning as strategies and alliances are put into place.

Read more: Nick Butler: Old-age, history and arcane rules to the fore in PASO and ISU Presidential races

Kit Joseph has thrown his hat into the ring for the PASO Presidency ©Twitter

Another candidate has emerged in the race for the Presidency of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO), with Keith Joseph formally throwing his hat into the ring.

Read more: St Vincent and the Grenadines’ Joseph enters PASO race with Peterkin poised to join too

TAKE THAT: Melissa Joseph, right, was recently selected to represent T&T at the regional qualifiers for the Olympic Taekwondo in Mexico next month.

President of the Trinidad and Tobago Taekwondo Association (TTTA) Anthony Ferguson gave the Express some insight into the taekwondo prospects vying for Olympic qualification with Lenn Hypolite, Edson Breedy and Melissa Joseph under the spotlight with roughly a month to go before the Pan Am Qualification Tournament in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

Read more: Regional ‘Pan Am’ qualifiers set for next month

PASO will hold their Extraordinary General Assembly in Brasilia ©Getty Images

The Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) has fixed the date of a key Extraordinary General Assembly to agree and adopt its new Constitution for May 4 and 5 in Brasilia.

Read more: Key PASO meeting to coincide with start of Olympic torch relay in Brasilia

Neven Ilic has confirmed his desire to stand for the PASO Presidency ©PASO

Chile's Neven Ilic has become the latest candidate to formally declare he will stand to become President of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO).

Read more: Exclusive: Chilean formally declares will stand for PASO President and claims younger generation...

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