Costa Rican cyclist Andrey Amador moves into third place in the Giro d’Italia
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Cycling
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Costa Rican cyclist Andrey Amador moves into third place in the Giro d’Italia

Lindsay Fendt - May 24, 2015

Cyclist Andrey Amador made history Saturday after moving into third place in the Giro d’Italia, the highest ranking ever achieved by a Costa Rican. The Giro d’Italia…

Italian arrested with liquid cocaine at Costa Rica airport
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Crime
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Italian arrested with liquid cocaine at Costa Rica airport

Zach Dyer - May 14, 2015

Police at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport arrested an Italian tourist Thursday carrying nearly 6 kilograms of liquid cocaine, according to a statement from the Public Security…

New York pizzeria owners trafficked cocaine hidden in Costa Rican cassava
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Crime
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New York pizzeria owners trafficked cocaine hidden in Costa Rican cassava

Zach Dyer - May 8, 2015

In a tale that sounds like the plot of a Mario Puzo novel, a family-owned pizzeria in Queens, New York was the center of a trans-Atlantic drug…

Giancarlo González, Costa Rica’s unsung hero of the World Cup, heads to Italy in $5 million deal
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La Sele
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Giancarlo González, Costa Rica’s unsung hero of the World Cup, heads to Italy in $5 million deal

Matt Levin - August 25, 2014

Giancarlo González, the anchor of Costa Rica's stalwart World Cup defense, will head to Italy's top league in a record $5 million deal. The Columbus Crew defenseman…

Costa Rica achieves highest FIFA ranking ever (No. 16) after historic World Cup run
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica achieves highest FIFA ranking ever (No. 16) after historic World Cup run

Matt Levin - July 17, 2014

Costa Rica ranks 16th in the world -- its highest position ever -- in the first FIFA rankings published since the World Cup. The Ticos jumped up 12…

Group D
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Italy coach Prandelli resigns immediately after group stage elimination

Matt Levin - June 24, 2014

https://twitter.com/AP/status/481512068659830786 With Costa Rica and the Americas upending the 2014 World Cup, one European coach already has lost his job. Italy coach Cesare Prandelli announced his resignation…

Group D
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Luis Suárez bites again as Uruguay eliminates Italy

AFP - June 24, 2014

https://vine.co/v/MtJ5VEMBg6d A compilation of all three of Suárez's biting incidents: https://vine.co/v/MtJH2xOmdOK NATAL, Brazil -- Uruguay skipper Diego Godín scored to send Italy crashing out of the World Cup…

Watch Bryan Ruiz’s historic goal against Italy from 3 different angles
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Goooooooool!
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Watch Bryan Ruiz’s historic goal against Italy from 3 different angles

Matt Levin - June 20, 2014

Júnior Díaz set Bryan Ruiz up with an excellent cross. The team captain headed the ball past Italy's keeper, clanging it off the crossbar and just barely…

How you like us now! Bryan Ruiz, Costa Rica shock Italy, 1-0, advance at World Cup
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La Sele
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How you like us now! Bryan Ruiz, Costa Rica shock Italy, 1-0, advance at World Cup

AFP - June 20, 2014

Costa Rica team captain Bryan Ruiz reacts after scoring his goal at the 44th minute against Italy to put the Ticos ahead 1-0. With the goal, Ruiz quieted his…

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Who’s Eddie Vedder got: Costa Rica or Italy?

Matt Levin - June 19, 2014

https://twitter.com/PearlJam/status/479720061851418627 Even Pearl Jam will be matching Friday's Costa Rica-Italy match. So what if the band is preparing to play in Milan? Pearl Jam -- a group…