World Cup fever comes at a cost for soccer-loving Latin American fans
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World Cup 2018
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World Cup fever comes at a cost for soccer-loving Latin American fans

AFP - June 26, 2018

The chance to see the likes of Lionel Messi or Neymar in the flesh as well as take in the sights of Russia has seen tens of…

Panama prepares for its toughest World Cup challenge yet
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Panama prepares for its toughest World Cup challenge yet

AFP - June 23, 2018

NIZHNIY NOVGOROD, Russia –  Panama will name an unchanged line-up for the World Cup Group G clash against England on Sunday in Nizhny Novgorod, veteran coach Hernán Gómez…

Brazil knocks Costa Rica out of World Cup after hard-fought game
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Brazil knocks Costa Rica out of World Cup after hard-fought game

AFP and Tico Times - June 22, 2018

Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored in injury time as Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to edge towards the last 16 of the World Cup on Friday despite another unconvincing performance.…

Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rica fans descend on Saint Petersburg

Katherine Stanley - June 22, 2018

A sea of red, white and blue, along with plenty of blue, yellow and green, brightened Saint Petersburg as the National Teams of Brazil and Costa Rica…

Costa Rica, Brazil battle rumors of tension and injury before high-stakes matchup
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rica, Brazil battle rumors of tension and injury before high-stakes matchup

AFP and The Tico Times - June 19, 2018

The stakes couldn't be higher: if Costa Rica loses to its opponent on Friday, it will be out of the World Cup. That opponent? Just an up-and-coming…

Download printable Sloth Kong World Cup brackets
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Download printable Sloth Kong World Cup brackets

Katherine Stanley - June 19, 2018

Ready to keep track of the World Cup results? Eager for a little ray of Sloth Kong on the wall of your home or office? (His smile…

Serbia defeats Costa Rica 1-0 at the 2018 World Cup
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World Cup 2018
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Serbia defeats Costa Rica 1-0 at the 2018 World Cup

Katherine Stanley - June 17, 2018

The early-morning Father's Day gift many Ticos had been hoping for did not materialize this morning: despite a wide-open first half, Costa Rica was dominated by Serbia…

Costa Rican artist Elizabeth Argüello designed a Google doodle for Sunday
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rican artist Elizabeth Argüello designed a Google doodle for Sunday

The Tico Times - June 17, 2018

The Costa Rican artist and muralist Elizabeth Argüello designed the Google doodle (logo) for Sunday's World Cup match against Serbia, the daily La Nación reported. For the design she decided…

San Keylor takes off
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San Keylor takes off

Katherine Stanley - June 17, 2018

Keylor Navas takes flight to punch away a corner kick during the first half of Costa Rica's opening World Cup match against Serbia. The match remains scoreless…

Our special World Cup print edition is here!
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Our special World Cup print edition is here!

Katherine Stanley - June 15, 2018

Our latest print edition is available now, with a special World Cup supplement that includes a guide to watching the tournament, features on Costa Rican football history, and…