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Source: OWC The Upcoming Offshore World Championship in Costa Rica

Source: OWC Twenty teams of competitive anglers from the United States, Canada and Central America (including Costa Rica) will participate in qualifying rounds ahead of the Offshore World Championship, which will take place in Puntarenas later this year. Nearly 200 anglers from around the world are vying for a spot in this major sports fishing tournament, which in 2014 was dominated by the tea...

Source: Wikimedia Keylor Navas from Costa Rica Has a New Job

Source: Wikimedia The star goalkeeper from the Real Madrid Club de Fútbol has found a new job. Nonetheless, fans from the legendary Merengue club need not worry: Keylor Navas is not transferring to a rival faction in La Liga; he is simply working on the side as the new Tourism Ambassador of Costa Rica. Such is the news from a recent press release issued by the Tourism Board of Costa Rica (Span...

Source: FEDESURFCR National Surfing Circuit in Costa Rica Heats Up

Gilbert Brown Professional surfer and all-around waterman Gilbert Brown was a clear favorite at the first day of competition in Costa Rica's Kolbi National Surfing Circuit; after all, the heats took place in break that is very familiar to the native from Limón: Playa Cocles. Brown is the current champion, but it was Anthony Fillingim who took the lead in this highly competitive tournament. ...

Joel Campbell Striker Joel Campbell of Costa Rica Heads to Spain

Source: Wikimedia Commons The Arsenal Football Club of the Barclays Premier League and the Villareal Club de Futbol of La Liga Española have agreed on a loan transfer that will see striker Joel Campbell play out the rest of the season in Spain. Campbell played an important role for Costa Rica during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, and Arsenal fans were delighted to see him finally arrive...

Source: Flickr Commons Vacation in Costa Rica with Legendary Buffalo Bills

Source: Flickr Commons Greeley, Colorado (PRWEB) January 08, 2015 - Icon Trips and broadcaster Roy Firestone are offering a Costa Rica vacation from June 20 – 27, 2015 with Buffalo football stars Jim Kelly, Thurman Thomas and Bruce Smith. This exclusive vacation allows a limited number of guests to interact with 3 football legends while experiencing Costa Rica’s diverse highlights. Former B...

Source: FEDESURF Once Again, Costa Rica Wins Central American Surfing Games

Source: FEDESURF The ninth edition of the Central American Surfing Games resulted in a ninth consecutive victory for Costa Rica. This year, the games were hosted at the pristine breaks of Puerto de la Paz in La Libertad, Republic of El Salvador, and Tico surfers captured 10 out of 13 gold medals awarded to competitors.   According to a press release by the Surfing Federation of Cost...

Source: FEDEFUTBOL CR Broadcaster from Costa Rica Honored by Brazilian Fans

The booming voice of play-by-play broadcaster Mario McGregor is well-known by football fans in Costa Rica who enjoy listening to live matches on the radio. When Mr. McGregor, who is an Afro Costa Rican from the Caribbean province of Limon, takes the microphone of Radio Columbia 98.7 FM, he gives it to you with as much love and emotion as he can muster.   While broadcasting from Brazil d...

hanna gabriel Victory for Boxing Couple from Costa Rica

Tica Boxer and World Champion Hanna Gabriels This weekend, the world of boxing in Costa Rica gained one world title and vacated another despite a victory in the ring. It just so happens that the boxing match action involved two boxers who are married to each other and have a precious daughter who may also train to be a fighter one day.   We are talking about Hanna Gabriel Valle, who...

La Sele National Football Team of Costa Rica Ready for 2015 Gold Cup

Source: FEDEFUTBOL The Costa Rica Men’s National Football Team, affectionately known as La Sele, finished 2014 as the highest-ranked CONCACAF squad in the world, and they are now looking forward to the 2015 Gold Cup tournament, which will be hosted in the United States and Canada. La Sele will also play in the latter nation next year as Toronto will be the host city of the 2015 Pan American Ga...

Las Ticas - Venezuela Match Ends in Violence as Costa Rica Earns Bronze Medal

It was blood, sweat and tears, and the blood part almost literally, for the Women's National Football Team of Costa Rica as they earned a well-deserved bronze medal in Mexico against their counterparts from Venezuela, who reacted very aggressively on the pitch and ignited a brawl that ensued a flurry of red cards. As reported by Fanny Tayver Marin of sports news daily Al Día, which is sadly nea...

Las Ticas Las Ticas are Resolute on Giving Costa Rica a Medal

Source: FEDEFUTBOL It was a difficult match for the Women's National Football Team of Costa Rica, fondly known as Las Ticas, who recently surprised fans with a strong performance at the 2014 CONCACAF Women's Championship and World Cup Qualifiers. Once again, Las Ticas met their counterparts from Mexico; alas, they did not taste victory this time as they fell by one goal to nothing. Costa Rica ...

Jaco Rays Jaco Rays Will Not Advance to Costa Rica’s First Division

The former Second Division of the professional football system in Costa Rica is now known as the “Liga de Ascenso,” a league that loosely serves two purposes: It is a minor, developmental league for “farm teams” such as the powerhouse Liga Deportiva Alajuelense (LDA) and Deportivo Saprissa; moreover, this league is also a platform for hopeful football clubs to advance to the potentially lucrative ...

Hainan. Source: ISA National Surfing Team of Costa Rica at the ISA China Cup

Hainan. Source: ISA Thanks to the great performance of Costa Rica's National Surfing Team at the recent World Surfing Games in Peru, our professional surfers have another shot at high-level international competition. According to an official press release by the Surfing Federation of Costa Rica (Spanish acronym: FEDESURF), our Tico pro surfers are now in Hainan, the smallest and southernmost pro...

Source: Wikimedia Commons Argentinian Coaches Could Lead Costa Rica to Greater Glory

Ricardo Gareca and Miguel Angel Russo are veteran football players and coaches from Argentina who could elevate the National Men's Football Team of Costa Rica, fondly known as La Sele, to higher international ranking within FIFA. These two football professionals are in line to replace current interim coach Paulo Cesar Wanchope, who took over coaching duties from Colombian tactician Jorge Luis Pint...

Source: FEDEFUTBOL Costa Rica 3 (7) – Uruguay 3 (6) : La Sele Prevails in Montevideo

Source: FEDEFUTBOL It’s official: The National Men’s Football Team of Costa Rica is no longer an underdog, but still needs to match the brilliance of the defensive backline that put Tico players in the quarterfinals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. La Sele, as the team is affectionately known in Costa Rica, gave fans plenty of reasons to cheer as they matched up against their counterparts...

Source: FEDEFUTBOL Betting Lines for Costa Rica – Uruguay Friendly Match

Although stakes are high for the National Men’s Football Teams of Costa Rica and Uruguay as they match up later this afternoon at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, betting action on this rematch between World Cup foes has been mostly subdued. Most of the attention for this match is on star striker Luis Suarez of Uruguay, who has gained accolades for his unmatched football skills and infamy for...

La-Sele Team Lineups Ready for Costa Rica – Uruguay Match

The National Men's Football Team of Uruguay is not taking any chances when they match up against Costa Rica in Montevideo this Thursday. Uruguay has called up as many star players as possible for this highly expected rematch, which calls to mind the beginning of what would be an outstanding performance by Costa Rica at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil earlier this year. Source: CONCACAF Interim...

Source: La Ruta Facebook All Hail King Leão of La Ruta in Costa Rica (VIDEO)

Source: La Ruta Facebook Portuguese rider Luis Alberto da Costa Leão Pinto of Team Scotiabank conquered the 22nd edition of La Ruta de los Conquistadores in Costa Rica, one of the toughest mountain bike competitions in the world, by winning two of the three stages of this grueling race. Mr. Leão Pinto had a very strong first stage between Jaco Beach and Atenas, crossing the finish line at 4...

Joel Campbell Should I Stay or Should I Go? Joel Campbell of Costa Rica

Source: Joel Campbell's Facebook Timeline Star striker Joel Campbell may be getting ready to exit the Arsenal Football Club of the vaunted Barclays Premier in England. Such have been recent reports published by Sports Vibe, the Daily Star and even Calcio Mercato. Transfer rumors are in full gear as the talented forward from Costa Rica, who was a magician on the pitch during the 2014 FIFA World...

Ruta de los Conquistadores Ruta de los Conquistadores Amended Due to Volcanic Eruption

Until a few days ago, one of the toughest mountain bike races in the world featured a route that would take competitors through a region affected by the ongoing magmatic eruptions of the Turrialba volcano in the province of Cartago. La Ruta de los Conquistadores is an adventure and endurance race that takes riders through some of the same routes that claimed the lives of thousands of conquistadors...