Álvaro Saborío said increasing insults and criticisms hurled against him led to his sudden retirement from legendary club Saprissa.
The 34-year-old Saprissa forward retired after just a month with the team, citing too many insults from fans and media directed at him and his family.
Costa Rica national team captain Bryan Ruíz won the 2016 CONCACAF Player of the Year Award on Wednesday as the best player in the region.
Numerous Costa Rican footballers were awarded Wednesday with the CONCACAF’s annual awards, including captain Bryan Ruíz who was named the region’s Player of the Year.
Andrey Amador, seen here riding in May’s Giro d’Italia when he had the overall lead for a stage, was stopped by Traffic Police on Highway 27 early Tuesday morning during a training session.
Renowned Costa Rican cyclist was involved in a bizarre traffic stop Tuesday morning after illegally taking his bike on San José’s Highway 27 to train.
PGA and Costa Rican golf officials announced some 30 Tico golfers could participate in the country’s first PGA Tour event next May.
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Costa Rica will host its first PGA Tour event in May 2017 with the Essential Costa Rica Classic in Conchal.
Real Madrid’s Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas (top L) jumps for the ball with Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (top R) during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on December 3, 2016.
Keylor Navas’ Real Madrid came back to earn a 1-1 tie with Barcelona in Saturday’s El Clásico.
Sporting’s Costa Rican forward Bryan Ruiz kicks the ball during the UEFA Champions League football match Sporting CP vs Real Madrid CF at the Jose Alvalade stadium in Lisbon on November 22, 2016.
Costa Rica football’s Keylor Navas, Bryan Ruíz, and Joel Campbell are the first Tico trio to play in the same Champions League game.
This file photo taken on June 25, 2016 shows soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann during the Copa America Centenario third place football match against Colombia in Glendale, Arizona. Klinsmann was fired November 21, 2016 as coach of the United States men’s national football team after losing two opening 2018 World Cup qualifying matches. US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati announced the “difficult decision” without naming a replacement.
Team USA fired head coach Jurgen Klinsmann Monday, less than a week after the team was blown out in Costa Rica 4-0.
Johan Venegas opened up Costa Rica’s outpour of goals Tuesday night in the 4-0 win over the United States.
Flickering lights from cell phone cameras and the constant blaring of horns among the red-clad aficionados at a sold out National Stadium Tuesday night set the scene for a high-energy World Cup qualifier between two of the region’s powers. Costa Rica didn’t disappoint its faithful as it went on to clobber the United States 4-0, giving La Sele the […]
Celso Borges and Costa Rica will look to top the United States at home Tuesday after getting outpaced in June’s 4-0 Copa América blowout.
Costa Rica will look to get out to a 2-0 start in the Hexagonal World Cup qualifying when it takes on the United States at home Tuesday night.
Costa Rica’s La Sele earned three quick points in the Hexagonal, moving one step closer to qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
Costa Rica’s 2-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago in the first match of Hexagonal plays sets La Sele up nicely en route to the 2018 World Cup.