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Saprissa Crowned National Champion Beating Herediano In Penalties

Saprissa endured and suffered ... call it what you want, title 34 didn't come easy for the 'purple monster', playing 120 minutes scoreless, winning against Herediano, in the end, 4-3 in penalties. This despite playing shorthanded with the expulsion of Heiner Mora at minute 28...

Clasico Weekend: Saprissa vs. Alajuelense Showdown

The Saprissa and Alajuelense showdown or 'Clasico', which will define the ticket to the final of the Costa Rican league’s title, be played at 4 p.m. on Sunday in the Ricardo Saprissa Stadium instead of 6 p.m. as previously announced. Leading up to Sunday's game,...

Semana Santa In Costa Rica: Politics, Religion and Futbol

Semana Santa (Easter Week) this year brings together the three passions of most Costa Ricans: Politics, Religion and Fútbol. From Sunday (yesterday) to Sunday next, as the saying goes (in Spanish), "se le juntará el ganado" (all the cows come home). Politics This year the presidential...

Costa Rica’s Bolaños Suffers Lower-Leg Fracture 3 Months before World Cup

A key midfielder for Costa Rica’s national team, Christian Bolaños, suffered a lower-leg fracture over the weekend that has cast doubt on his availability for this summer’s World Cup in Russia. San Jose-based club Deportivo Saprissa said on its Web site that medical tests showed...

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of Saprissa Stadium; Tight Security For Tuesday’s Game

It was at 2:00 pm this Sunday when the Fuerza Publica (national police) ruled out a bomb find in the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa, after a thorough review with explosive sniffer dogs. The announcement came an hour and 20 minutes after the game between Saprissa and...

‘Ed Force One’ To Visit Costa Rica March 7

In a few weeks this impressive aircraft, a B747-400 will be visiting Costa Rica. Despite its size, it carries only a small group of people, piloted by Bruce Dickinson, who is also a musician best known as the lead vocalist in the heavy metal...

In Costa Rica Sports Is A National Religion

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QTop Stories Costa Rica Sports in Costa Rica is national religion, transcending race, politics, uniting the country - and not just the male half, where the national adrenaline goes into overdrive during events like the"classico", the regular matches between national...

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