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Thursday, October 13, 2011
Weather won't delay start of Pan Am Games

By The Associated Press

GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The Pan American Games' opening ceremony is expected to go off on schedule despite the heavy rain from Hurricane Jova.

The opening ceremony is set for Friday in Guadalajara with 42 nations preparing for the 2½-week competition, the biggest international sports event in Mexico since the 1986 World Cup.

Bernardo de la Garza, president of the national sports and physical culture commission, says the weather is expected to break Friday.