Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Surfing the Caribbean’s gnarly waves
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Limón
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Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Surfing the Caribbean’s gnarly waves

Manuel Martinez - January 20, 2019

Sunshine, surfing and reggae make Puerto Viejo one of the preferred destinations of many Costa Ricans. There’s something about the Caribbean that makes you relax, and feel at…

Reports: Keylor Navas signs extension with Real Madrid
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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Reports: Keylor Navas signs extension with Real Madrid

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 3, 2019

Costa Rican soccer superstar Keylor Navas is staying put. Despite rumors linking him to the Premier League, the tico goalkeeper has reportedly signed a one-year extension with…

On fitness, wellness and other demons: Basketball in Costa Rica
Other Sports
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Other Sports
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On fitness, wellness and other demons: Basketball in Costa Rica

María José Braddick Serrano - January 2, 2019

Basketball is not Costa Rica’s most popular sport, but it has been been my favorite sport since 2006, when I discovered there is an organized league here.…

Santa Teresa Deep Dive: Surfing in one of Costa Rica’s best beaches
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santa teresa
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Santa Teresa Deep Dive: Surfing in one of Costa Rica’s best beaches

Manuel Martínez - December 5, 2018

Santa Teresa de Cóbano is one of my favorite spots on earth. It’s a great mix between jungle and ocean with green to blue waters. There are…

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Santa Teresa Deep Dive: How to Surf in Santa Teresa

The Tico Times - December 4, 2018

Always wanted to surf in Santa Teresa but aren't sure how? Don't worry, The Tico Times is here to help. Check our instructional video on how to…

Campbell stars as Costa Rica beats Peru, 3-2
La Sele
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La Sele
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Campbell stars as Costa Rica beats Peru, 3-2

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 21, 2018

The Costa Rican men’s national soccer team concluded its calendar year on a positive note Tuesday with a 3-2 victory over Peru. Jonathan McDonald, Allan Cruz and…

Without Navas, Costa Rica to face Chile and Peru in friendlies
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FIFA
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Without Navas, Costa Rica to face Chile and Peru in friendlies

AFP - November 9, 2018

The Costa Rican men’s national team will be without its star goalkeeper, Keylor Navas, when it faces Chile and Peru in friendly matches this month, according to…

PHOTOS: La Ruta de los Conquistadores
Cycling
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Cycling
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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
News
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News
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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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News
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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…