World Surfing League arrives in Jacó
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World Surfing League arrives in Jacó

Ellen Zoe Golden - October 2, 2018

Top-tier professional surfing returns to Costa Rica this week when the World Surfing League (WSL)’s latest Qualifying Series contest takes place in Jacó. The Essential Costa Rica…

Costa Rica eyeing four candidates to lead La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica eyeing four candidates to lead La Sele

AFP and The Tico Times - September 20, 2018

Costa Rica is looking at four potential candidates to fill the position of head coach of the national team amid a complicated restructuring process and preparations for…

Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer
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Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer

Manuel Martínez - September 20, 2018

Costa Rica’s known for great surfing spots like Jacó, Hermosa, Tamarindo, Grande and Salsa Brava, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg. That’s where I started…

New lineup falls short, South Korea beats La Sele 2-0
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New lineup falls short, South Korea beats La Sele 2-0

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 7, 2018

Costa Rica’s men’s national team experienced abundant growing pains Friday when it debuted a youth-laden lineup and a new-look formation in a friendly against South Korea. In…

The pride of Costa Rica is UEFA’s Goalie of the Year
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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The pride of Costa Rica is UEFA’s Goalie of the Year

The Tico Times and AFP - August 31, 2018

Costa Rican star goalkeeper Keylor Navas received the UEFA Champions League Goalkeeper of the Season award on Aug. 30, ahead of the draw for UEFA Champions League…

Attending the Apertura: Watching a first-division Costa Rican soccer match the right way
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Attending the Apertura: Watching a first-division Costa Rican soccer match the right way

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 20, 2018

Drums beat, a cluster of rowdy fans dances nonstop, and the concrete stands shake. The World Cup may be over, but Costa Rica’s passion for soccer never…

Ticas take silver in Barranquilla
2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
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2018 Central American and Caribbean Games
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Ticas take silver in Barranquilla

Jonathan Jiménez - July 31, 2018

The U21 women’s soccer team won the silver medal in the Central American and Caribbean games after losing 3-1 against Mexico in Barranquilla, Colombia. The game started…

Anthony Fillingim crowned 2018 Costa Rican surf champion, Rubiana Brownell scores historic triple win
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Anthony Fillingim crowned 2018 Costa Rican surf champion, Rubiana Brownell scores historic triple win

Ellen Zoe - July 31, 2018

Santa Teresa native Anthony Fillingim won the 2018 national championship title for the Open category on Sunday. After reaching the last heat at the Kolbi National Surf…

Andrey Amador and Movistar win best team in Tour de France
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Andrey Amador and Movistar win best team in Tour de France

AFP and Tico Times - July 30, 2018

The Movistar team, including Costa Rican cyclist Andrey Amador, received the overall best team award on the podium after the 21st and last stage of the 105th…

Costa Rican U21 women’s soccer team makes history
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Costa Rican U21 women’s soccer team makes history

Katherine Stanley - July 28, 2018

The Costa Rican Under-21 Women's National Soccer Team is going for gold. La Sele made history by reaching its first final in the Central American and Caribbean Games,…