Colombia’s Luis Mejía claims second straight Ruta de los Conquistadores title
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Colombia’s Luis Mejía claims second straight Ruta de los Conquistadores title

Michael Krumholtz - November 6, 2016

The three-day mountain bike race they call the most grueling in the world concluded Saturday as Colombian Luis Mejía won the men's overall title for the second…

La Ruta de Los Conquistadores, world’s toughest mountain bike race, starts Thursday
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La Ruta de Los Conquistadores, world’s toughest mountain bike race, starts Thursday

Michael Krumholtz - November 1, 2016

La Ruta de Los Conquistadores mountain biking event, often called the toughest in the world, returns Thursday for its 24th edition. As always, riders will begin the three-day ride…

Costa Rican triathlete Leonardo Chacón finishes sixth at Xterra World Championship
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Costa Rican triathlete Leonardo Chacón finishes sixth at Xterra World Championship

Michael Krumholtz - October 25, 2016

A few months after competing in his second Olympic Games, Costa Rican triathlete Leonardo Chacón put on a gutsy performance at the Xterra World Championship in Maui,…

Noe Mar McGonagle wins bronze, Team Costa Rica finishes fifth at ISA World Surfing Games
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Noe Mar McGonagle wins bronze, Team Costa Rica finishes fifth at ISA World Surfing Games

Michael Krumholtz - August 14, 2016

JACÓ, Puntarenas – The scene was completely set for Noe Mar McGonagle to be the hero. He had just ridden a last-second wave that looked good enough…

Costa Rica’s surfers maintain control nearing finals of World Surfing Games
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Costa Rica’s surfers maintain control nearing finals of World Surfing Games

Michael Krumholtz - August 12, 2016

An interesting thing happened in Thursday afternoon's repechage (losers' bracket) Round 4 at the ISA World Surfing Games, where Costa Rican Tomás King had a controlling lead…

Olympic Update: Costa Rica still in search of defining moment in Rio
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Costa Rica
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Olympic Update: Costa Rica still in search of defining moment in Rio

Michael Krumholtz - August 10, 2016

Six Costa Rican athletes have been eliminated from the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio after six days of competition. Beach volleyball duo Karen Cope and Nathalia Alfaro fell…

Costa Rica’s Román Urbina inducted into Mountain Bike Hall of Fame
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Costa Rica’s Román Urbina inducted into Mountain Bike Hall of Fame

Michael Krumholtz - August 4, 2016

Román Urbina, the creator of the Ruta de los Conquistadores multi-stage mountain bike race, became the first Latin American inducted into the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame Thursday. The…

Costa Rica’s Paul Chaplet to tee off at Junior World Golf Championships
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Costa Rica’s Paul Chaplet to tee off at Junior World Golf Championships

Michael Krumholtz - July 11, 2016

Just a few months after playing in the sport's most recognizable tournament, young Costa Rican golf star Paul Chaplet is set to make a run for the leaderboard at…

Costa Rica’s Nery Brenes qualifies for 200-meter dash in Olympics with new national record
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Costa Rica’s Nery Brenes qualifies for 200-meter dash in Olympics with new national record

Michael Krumholtz - July 10, 2016

Sprinter Nery Brenes continued his impressive hot streak Sunday by setting a new national record in the 200-meter dash with a time of 20.43 seconds. After winning…

Costa Rica women’s beach volleyball team qualifies for first ever Olympic Games
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Costa Rica women’s beach volleyball team qualifies for first ever Olympic Games

Michael Krumholtz - June 27, 2016

Whether it's in cycling, track or a host of other sports, Costa Rican athletes are now making history almost every other week. On Sunday, it was the women's beach volleyball…