Santo Domingo to host 2026 Central American and Caribbean Games

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, March 2, 2022 - Centro Caribe Sports Executive Board officially made the city of Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic, as the site for the XXV Central American and Caribbean Games in 2026.

The unanimous decision was made on Saturday, February 26, during the Extraordinary General Assembly, by the 37 member countries and associate members of the regional sports entity, in a meeting held virtually by Zoom.

 This edition coincides with the celebration of the centenary of the Games, which makes Centro Caribe Sports the oldest regional sports organization in the world. In 1926, Mexico hosted the first version of the Central American and Caribbean Games.

This will be the third time the Dominican Republic is the site of the Games, after hosting them in 1974 in the capital city, and in 1986, in Santiago de los Caballeros.

San Salvador 2023 and Santa Marta 2022 present reports

The Organizing Committee of San Salvador 2023 and the Coordinating and Monitoring Commission of Centro Caribe Sports, offered a report on the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games 2023.

The reports were presented by Dinora Acevedo, director of next year's Games, and by Jimena Saldaña, the representative of our organization, indicating that the regional multi-sport event will be organized from June 23 to July 8.

Among the points announced, were the definition of the visits of the international technical delegates (DTI) for San Salvador from March 28 to 31, and a second group scheduled for April 18 to 22 of this year.

 Also, a seminar will be scheduled in order to transfer knowledge from past organizers.

 Sara Rosario, president of the Commission for Future Venues of Centro Caribe Sports, reported that the Organizing Committee of Santa Marta continues to work hand in hand with the Colombian Olympic Committee for the assembly of the I Central American and Caribbean Beach Games to be held in November 2022.