PHOTOS: La Ruta de los Conquistadores
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PHOTOS: La Ruta de los Conquistadores

AFP and Tico Times - November 7, 2018

Hundreds of mountain bikers from across the world came to Costa Rica to compete in La Ruta de los Conquistadores last week. After three days of grueling terrain, Josep…

Tico Times Talks: An interview with Olympic hopeful Jenny Méndez
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Tico Times Talks: An interview with Olympic hopeful Jenny Méndez

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 6, 2018

In late October, Costa Rican marathoner Jenny Méndez won the 43rdMarine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C. with a personal-best time of 2:40:20. The win came months after the…

Betalú wins, Armstrong finishes Ruta de los Conquistadores
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Betalú wins, Armstrong finishes Ruta de los Conquistadores

AFP / The Tico Times - November 5, 2018

Lance Armstrong, the U.S. cycling legend, recovered from a difficult start to the Ruta de los Conquistadores — a tough test of mountain biking in Costa Rica…

La Ruta de los Conquistadores starts tomorrow, Lance Armstrong set to compete
Adventure Sports
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Adventure Sports
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La Ruta de los Conquistadores starts tomorrow, Lance Armstrong set to compete

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 31, 2018

La Ruta de los Conquistadores is a brutal, three-day mountain-bike race in which participants traverse more than 220 kilometers from Jacó Beach to Playa Bonita, Limón. The…

Tica takes the title: Jenny Méndez wins 43rd Marine Corps Marathon
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Tica takes the title: Jenny Méndez wins 43rd Marine Corps Marathon

Alexander Villegas - October 31, 2018

Jenny Méndez, from San José, Costa Rica, finished at the top of 43rd Marine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C. this Sunday. Méndez, 38, was the top female finisher…

Millennial fitness in Costa Rica: Twerkshop
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Millennial fitness in Costa Rica: Twerkshop

María José Braddick Serrano - October 30, 2018

Jennifer Campos is a professional dancer with years of experience and one of the few Twerking specialists in the country. She has trained with the world’s best…

Five things I learned while watching the sun set over El Clásico
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Five things I learned while watching the sun set over El Clásico

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 22, 2018

TIBÁS — It’s difficult to enjoy a spectacular sunset while the concrete grandstand of a 50-year-old stadium shakes haphazardly under your seat. I learned that lesson Sunday…

La Sele continues to struggle, falls to Colombia, 3-1
La Sele
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La Sele
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La Sele continues to struggle, falls to Colombia, 3-1

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 17, 2018

One of La Sele’s shining moments happened right there, at the Red Bull Arena, a little over a year ago. Those 13 months seemed like a distant…

A washing machine ocean and a city of sin at the Essential Costa Rica Surf Pro 2018 in Jacó
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A washing machine ocean and a city of sin at the Essential Costa Rica Surf Pro 2018 in Jacó

Manuel Martínez - October 14, 2018

One of the things I like most about surfing is the constant change. You’ll be surfing the best waves of your life one day and find a…

Mexico defeats Costa Rica 3-2 in international friendly
La Sele
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La Sele
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Mexico defeats Costa Rica 3-2 in international friendly

AFP - October 12, 2018

After a hopeful start in the 29th minute when Joel Campbell put the Costa Rican Men's National Team ahead against Mexico, Costa Rica ultimately fell 3-2 to…