Heredia ties Mexico’s Tigres in dramatic Champions match
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Soccer
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Heredia ties Mexico’s Tigres in dramatic Champions match

AFP - February 21, 2018

Costa Rica's Club Sport Herediano made jaws drop when, after reaching the 90th minute down 0-2, it managed to pull off a 2-2 draw with Mexico's Tigres…

Summer soccer in San José
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Summer soccer in San José

Katherine Stanley - December 20, 2017

As Christmas draws nigh and the sun smiles on Chepe, many kids and grownups alike are lacing up their sneakers and cleats. Here, a boy and his…

VIDEO: Keylor Navas’ save is Best of the Season in Spain
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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VIDEO: Keylor Navas’ save is Best of the Season in Spain

L. Arias - June 27, 2017

Tico goalkeeper Keylor Navas continues his winning streak: the Spanish Football League, “La Liga,” has chosen one of his saves for Real Madrid as Best of the 2016-2017 Season.…

La Sele press director annoys international media with apparent boycott of Mexican reporters
La Sele
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La Sele
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La Sele press director annoys international media with apparent boycott of Mexican reporters

Michael Krumholtz - March 24, 2017

At this point it seems like it's almost a requirement to do something completely embarrassing if you work at the Costa Rican Football Federation. Cristian Williams, the…

Copa America in the U.S.: Gaffes expose rushed planning, draw ire
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Latin America
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Copa America in the U.S.: Gaffes expose rushed planning, draw ire

Simon Evans | AFP - June 9, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. -- "The United States could host the World Cup tomorrow," FIFA president Gianni Infantino said recently. But less than one week into the Copa América Centenario,…

Keylor Navas and Real Madrid beat Wolfsburg to classify for Champions League semifinals
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas and Real Madrid beat Wolfsburg to classify for Champions League semifinals

Michael Krumholtz - April 12, 2016

Keylor Navas will be the first Costa Rican ever to play in the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League tournament after Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Wolfsburg Tuesday.…

US men’s team redeems itself with 4-0 thrashing of Guatemala
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Global
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US men’s team redeems itself with 4-0 thrashing of Guatemala

AFP - March 29, 2016

The United States got their flagging 2018 World Cup qualification campaign back on track on Tuesday with a 4-0 thrashing of Guatemala. A shock 2-0 defeat to…

Jamaica Part II: Will Costa Rica’s La Sele find its killer instinct?
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Jamaica Part II: Will Costa Rica’s La Sele find its killer instinct?

Michael Krumholtz - March 29, 2016

When Johnny Acosta scored on the 67th minute equalizer in last Friday's World Cup Qualifier in Jamaica, Costa Rica breathed a collective sigh of relief. Disaster was avoided as…

Guatemala shocks US with 2-0 win in World Cup qualifier
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Global
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Guatemala shocks US with 2-0 win in World Cup qualifier

AFP - March 26, 2016

Guatemala dealt a lackluster United States team a devastating 2-0 defeat in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Friday in Guatemala City. With goals in the first…

Keylor Navas to bolster La Sele lineup for World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica
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Caribbean
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Keylor Navas to bolster La Sele lineup for World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica

Michael Krumholtz - March 17, 2016

For the first time in his six-month reign as head coach of Costa Rica's national team, Óscar Ramírez will have a lineup at his disposal that is very near full-strength. Ramírez…