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Canada target Costa Rica in CONCACAF

(Reuters) Canada have Costa Rica in their cross hairs as they begin their drive towards the 2022 World Cup but coach John Herdman says that with the right preparation they should eventually target regional heavy weights Mexico and the United States. With the buzz from...

Who will win the first Latin American World Cup duel? (Video)

On Friday Costa Rica and Brazil face off in the only match between Latin American teams of the entire first phase of the 2018 World Cup Russia. Neither of them can afford the defeat after their stuttering start, so the match promises maximum emotion....

Russian Kids Go Crazy over Superstar Costa Rican Goalkeeper Keylor Navas

(EFE) ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who plays for Real Madrid, is a fan favorite at the World Cup, drawing hundreds of people to his team's first practice on Wednesday at the Olimpiyets, a small soccer complex in the town...

Models With Their Bodies Painted In The Colors World Cup 2018 Teams

Colombian artist Giovanni Zitro published photos of models, with their bodies painted in the colors of all the 32 national teams playing in World Cup 2018. From Bogota, Zitro, who calls himself a photographer, body artist and teacher, has come up with the cheeky...

Keyla Sanchez

Keyla Sanchez, is a television sports presenter on Costa Rica's local channel 7.  Born in San Ramón she is an only child and did not have cousins of the same age to play with. Paradoxically, she has always been extroverted. See more of Keyla at...

Keyla Sánchez Needs To Brush Up On Her Fútbol (Soccer)

Such is life. Su much that Keyla Sanchez has been in to the world of fútbol (soccer) and many have noticed that in the end it shows that she does not know much about the subject. In Teletica's 'Revista Mundialista' it is clear that she...

How Maradona Supports Anti-Imperialism Across Latin America

The Argentine soccer legend is a strong supporter of social causes in the continent, following the steps of his compatriot Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Over the years Argentine soccer legend Diego Armando Maradona has proven to be a strong supporter of the Latin American governments that...

Her Name is ‘DOBLES’

.The face of President Carlos Alvarado, Bryan Ruiz, and first lady Claudia Dobles, says it all. On Monday, during a visit by the Costa Rican national team to Casa Presidencial, the jersey of the National Team given to the first lady was blank. While the jersey...

Safety Fears Force CONCACAF To Cancel Women’s U-17 Event In Nicaragua

North American Football (soccer) CONCACAF cancelled the remainder of its Women’s Under-17 Championship being staged in Nicaragua over safety concerns, said the US-based organization. File Photo On Sunday, the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) said the event in Managua was being...

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...

Adriana Duran Leaving Teletica After 18 Years

After 18 years of an uninterrupted carrer at Teletica, the charismatic Adriana Duran is leaving the La Sabana based television station. The journalist, originally from Cartago, resigned on Monday. She will finish the week doing her sports news reports, but come next Monday, she will...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the  2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.   #costarica #futbol De la angustia al éxtasis en 90 minutos #estadio #puravida #rusia2018🏆 A post shared by...

PURA VIDA IN RUSSIA!

At minute 90+4, a headbutt by Kendall Waston from a center shot by Bryan Ruiz tied the game and earned the Costa Rica national team the needed point for a trip to Russia in 2018. Waston, who appeared like a giant, a head taller than...

Airport, Hospitals, Banks and Courts Have Also Received Bomb Threats

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica is characterized as being a country of peace and without an army, however, there are those who like to draw attention and take to making "bomb" threats, like that on Sunday in Tibas, at the Saprissa stadium that...

U.S. Soccer Chooses N.J Venue For Critical Game Against Ticos On Friday

Because this is summer in New Jersey, the Costa Rican national team won’t have to worry about any snow storms, just the bugs, as they go head-to-head in a critical World Cup soccer qualifier against the U.S. national team. The game is being held at...

Latin America Soccer Officials Implicated in Latest FIFA Scandal

Q24N - The US Department of Justice indicted an additional sixteen Latin American soccer officials on corruption charges, shedding more light on a complex network involving multiple sports media companies that agreed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes to the region's...

Uncertainty Reigns In The Soccer Federation

(QCOSTARICA) -- At the Costa Rica Soccer Federation (Federación Costa Rica de Fútbol - Fedefútbol) there is a lot of uncertainty, unknowns and unanswered questions, including how it will impact upcoming events. Uncertain is who will lead the Federation and the upcoming elections of the...

Canada’s Dominic Oduro Accuses Costa Rica Fans of Racism

QCOSTARICA SPORTS - Montreal Impact winger Dominic Oduro claims fans of Alajuelense were racist towards him as the Canadian side reached its first CONCACAF Champions League final, last at the Morera Soto stadium in Alajuela. Oduro set up the opener, but, were beaten 4-2 in...

FIFA Ranks Costa Rica 13th In The World

COSTA RICA SPORTS - It's official, Costa Rica's national team (La Selección or La Sele in familiar Tico terms) ranked number 13 in the world, ahead of such usual powerhouses as Chile and Britain, and right behind Italy. Within the CONCACAF group of teams, La...

Pumped to Play With The Champions!

COSTA RICA SPORTS - Costa Rica faces an uphill battle in confronting the three former champions. But coach Jorge Luis Pinto said Friday he remains confident his team's focus, motivation and speed will help in overcoming rivals. Only eight countries have ever won the World...

Win Puts Costa Rica Back The Mix

One point? No problem. Coach Pinto says the Ticos will somehow get the 3 points as Costa Rica gets first hex win, 2-0 over Jamaica Following last Friday's loss to the US, Costa Rica's national soccer team, La Sele, recovered from their wintry ordeal with...

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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