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Wikimedia Commons Delta, Official Airline of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup

Wikimedia Commons ATLANTA, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) and its commercial partnership agency, Traffic Sports, announced today that Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will sponsor this year's edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. The agreement designates Delta as the Official Airline of the 2015 Gold Cup, through...

Wikimedia Commons 31 Points for Lebron James in Cavs’ Victory Against Hawks

Wikimedia Commons Atlanta, May 21 (EFE).- The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Atlanta Hawks 97-89 here in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals thanks to big scoring nights from LeBron James and J.R. Smith and poor 3-point shooting by the host squad. The top-seeded Hawks led Wednesday night's game at Philips Arena in the early going and were tied with the Cavs at halftime, but two 3-poin...

Liga Deportiva Alajuelense Costa Rica First Division Finals: Alajuelense 1 – Herediano 1

With just one goal each, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense (LDA) and Club Sport Herediano (CSH) tied their first match of the 42nd final series of the First Division professional football league in Costa Rica. The first goal by LDA came within one minute of the match courtesy of an emphatic header by Jose Guillermo Ortiz, and it originated with a locker-room play that made it clear that LDA had review...

Liga Deportiva Alajuelense Anti-Hooliganism Operation Underway in Costa Rica

Source: Wikimedia Commons More than 220 uniformed law enforcement officers have been deployed to the Alejandro Morera Soto Stadium in the city of Alajuela for tonight's match between local club Liga Deportiva Alajuelense (LDA) and visitor Club Sport Herediano (CSH). This will be the first of two final matches to crown the Summer Tournament Champion of the First Division, Costa Rica's highest p...

Football Homemade Pepper Spray Disrupts Soccer Match in Argentina

Buenos Aires, May 16 (EFE).- Toxicology tests have revealed that the irritant used to attack River Plate players during an Argentine "clasico" match at Boca Juniors' stadium was a homemade concoction consisting of hot pepper sauce, cayenne pepper and acid, local media reported Saturday. That mixture, which is known as "mostacero" in prison culture and produces skin irritation and a burning sens...

Source: Bryan Vasquez Facebook Bryan Vasquez from Costa Rica Will Fight in Brooklyn

Source: Bryan Vasquez Facebook Important news for boxing fans in Costa Rica: Super featherweight boxing star Bryan “Tiquito” Vasquez will not fight on May 23rd as originally scheduled. An unexpected turn of events has placed the Costa Rican fighter in a more exciting fight card that will be hosted at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on May 29th at 9:00 pm. The fight will be televised on cabl...

Source: FEDEFUTBOL CR Discounted Tickets for Costa Rica v. Mexico on June 27

Source: FEDEFUTBOL Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 12, 2015 – Ticket Down is a reliable source of authentic tickets for Mexico vs. Costa Rica at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando on Saturday, June 27th. This matchup will serve as practice for both teams in preparation for the CONCACAF Gold Cup Tournament which begins shortly afterward in July. The Mexican national soccer team is currently ranked b...

Wikimedia Commons Neymar Jr. is the New Face of Costa Rica’s PokerStars

Neymar Jr. MONTREAL, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Brazil's football icon Neymar Jr has taken his love of poker to the next level by becoming an ambassador for the world's most popular poker company PokerStars, Amaya Inc. (TSX: AYA) announced today. Neymar Jr, who is as much a phenomenon in social media as he is on the football pitch, will promote PokerStars in advertising, charitable events and spec...

WikiMedia Commons Controversy Surrounds the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

WikiMedia Commons By their own accounts yesterday and today, a number of journalists from German public broadcasters ARD and WDR were detained by Qatari police and secret service for fourteen hours and forbidden from leaving the country for five days while working on a story about the country's controversial win of the right to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Allegedly, the journalists were a...

Source: FEDESURF CR Young Surfer from Costa Rica is Now a World Champion

Source: FEDESURF CR With a spectacular performance in Sao Paulo, Leilani McGonagle was crowned queen of the groms at the Rip Curl GromSearch International in Brazil. This is the first time a surfer from Costa Rica secures victory at this event, which in the past has been dominated by high-caliber Hawaiian board riders such as Brisa Hennessey, Tatiana Weston-Webb and Malia Jones. Leilani McG...

Wikimedia Commons Sports Couple Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn Break Up

Wikimedia Commons International Sports Desk, May 3 (EFE).- Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn and pro golfer Tiger Woods on Sunday announced that they have ended their three-year romantic relationship. "After nearly three years together, Tiger and I have mutually decided to end our relationship," Vonn said Sunday on her Facebook page. "I will always cherish the memories that we've created...

Source: Wikimedia Commons Victory for Mayweather Jr. Was Unanimous and Surprising

Source: Wikimedia Commons Las Vegas, May 3 (EFE).- American Floyd Mayweather Jr. won a unanimous victory over the Philippines' Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight title unification bout that featured the largest purse in boxing history. Mayweather put on a display of boxing skills in Saturday night's fight and Pacquiao was never able to get to him. "I wasn't getting hit by a lot of shots un...

Wikimedia Commons Sportsbooks in Costa Rica Busy for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Source: Wikimedia Commons The upcoming boxing match between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao is being billed as “The Fight of the Century” and “The Battle for Greatness.” By many estimates, the bout between these two great practitioners of the sweet science will be the highest grossing fight in history, and its substantial economic impact is already being felt in Costa Rica, where spor...

Real Madrid's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo (R) fights for the ball with Ivory defender Eric Bertrand Bailly (L) of Villarreal during the Primera Division soccer match played at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain on 01 March 2015. EFE Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo May Visit Costa Rica

Real Madrid's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo (R) fights for the ball with Ivory defender Eric Bertrand Bailly (L) of Villarreal during the Primera Division soccer match played at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain on 01 March 2015. EFE Portuguese forward-striker Cristiano Ronaldo of the stellar Real Madrid football club may visit Costa Rica in the near future, but confirmation of...

Las Ticas Costa Rica vs. Canada at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games

TORONTO, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly anticipated TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games football (soccer) schedule was determined today. The men's and women's soccer schedules were determined in a live draw by representatives of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) in conjunction with the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Comm...

"Stephen Curry 2" by Keith Allison from Owings Mills, USA - Stephen Curry. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons NBA Playoffs: Amazing Comeback by Golden State Warriors

"Stephen Curry 2" by Keith Allison from Owings Mills, USA - Stephen Curry. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons U.S. Sports Desk, Apr 24 (EFE).- Superstar point guard Stephen Curry made a game-tying shot from behind the arc with time winding down in regulation and finished with 40 points in the Golden State Warriors' come-from-behind 125-119 overtime victory over the New Orleans P...

Source: FIVB Costa Rica Eliminated from U20 Women’s Volleyball Tournament

Source: FIVB Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, April 22, 2015 (FIVB Press Release) - Hosts Dominican Republic and Argentina are set to clash on Wednesday in a match between undefeated teams at the U20 Women’s Pan American Cup in Santo Domingo. Both teams have won their three matches thus far, all in straight sets. In Tuesday’s action, Argentina defeated Costa Rica (0-3 win-loss ratio) whil...

A massive Corinthians club flag,. Wikimedia Commons 8 Brazilian Football Fans Executed in Their Own Clubhouse

A massive Corinthians club flag,. Wikimedia Commons Sao Paulo, Apr 19 (EFE).- Armed men gunned down eight members of a radical fan group for Corinthians, one of Brazil's most popular soccer teams, although police on Sunday ruled out linking the massacre to a fight among rival teams' supporters. The killings occurred after 11 p.m. on Saturday in front of the Pavilhão Nove group's headquarter...

La Sele Mexico vs. Costa Rica: Tickets Now Available

By PR Rocket on April 15, 2015 / Ticket Down has rolled back ticket prices across the board for the international friendly soccer match between soccer powerhouses, Mexico and Costa Rica, at the Florida Citrus Bowl on June 27th. This popular ticket site is offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code SOCCER for added savings. Ticket Down is a reputable source of authentic tickets for t...

Quepos marlin sportfishing New Records Set at Offshore Fishing World Cup in Costa Rica

April 15, 2015, QUEPOS, Costa Rica. — The fleet of 67 international teams from 28 countries charged out of Marina Pez Vela under picture perfect conditions yesterday, April 14,th for day two of the 16th Annual Offshore World Championship tournament. The end result was a new single day tournament record with 940 sailfish, 1 black marlin and one striped marlin being released. The white hot bite c...

Wikimedia Commons NFL Player Aaron Hernandez Convicted of Murder

Wikimedia Commons Washington, Apr 15 (EFE).- Aaron Hernandez, a former tight end with the NFL New England Patriots, was found guilty on Wednesday of first degree murder in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro football player from Boston who was dating his killer's sister. Hernandez, 25, fired his pistol six times at the 27-year-old victim. The seven-woman five-man jury deliberated fo...

Source: Wikimedia Commons Fair Play Fail: Football Legend Maradona Attacks Fans (VIDEO)

Source: Wikimedia Commons Bogota, Apr 12 (EFE).- Retired Argentine soccer player Diego Maradona is the star of a video going viral on social networks that shows him taking a swipe at a man who tried to photograph him after the "Match for Peace" played earlier this weekend in Colombia's capital. The 54-year-old Maradona tried to make his way around Bogota's Techo stadium following Friday nig...

Coliseum Alfonso Pérez in Getafe. Wikimedia Commons Getafe 1 – Villareal 1: Costa Rica’s Campbell Does Not Play

Coliseum Alfonso Pérez in Getafe. Wikimedia Commons Getafe, Spain, Apr 12 (EFE).- Getafe and Villareal scrapped their way to a 1-1 tie in the 31st week of La Liga play at the Alfonso Perez Coliseum in a match during which Argentina's Mateo Musacchio was seriously injured and numerous yellow cards handed out, preventing the smooth development of the contest.   It was Ikechukwu Uche w...

Pele (left) once played for the NY Cosmos. Wikimedia Commons Pele Talks About “Football Genes” in His Family

Pele (left) once played for the NY Cosmos. Wikimedia Commons Sao Paulo, Apr 5 (EFE).- Iconic soccer star Pele asked that his son Joshua, who plays for the Santos Sub-20 team, and his grandson Octavio Felinto, who at age 16 has just turned pro for Guarani de Divinopolis, not be compared with him, the Sao Paulo press reported Sunday. "I'm proud of them all and for my son Joshua and my grandso...

Serena Williams. Source: Wikimedia Commons Serena Williams Wins Miami Open for the 8th Time

Serena Williams. Source: Wikimedia Commons Miami, Apr 4 (EFE).- American top seed Serena Williams was in devastating form here Saturday afternoon in the final of the Miami Open, trouncing Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6-0 in less than an hour to claim her eighth title at this elite hard-court event. Williams hit 26 more winners than her opponent (29-3) and won 95 percent of her first-se...

Source: FEDEFUTBOL Costa Rica is Headed to Yet Another World Cup

Over the last couple of years, Costa Rica has been enjoying football prestige at the highest level. First we had the honor of hosting the 2014 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, an event that was praised by sports media outlets and FIFA officials for its level of organization. A few months later, the National Men's Football Team of Costa Rica (La Sele) delivered a surprising and electric performance at ...

Source: FEDEFUTBOL Costa Rica Involved in Alleged Beach Football Match Rigging

Source: FEDEFUTBOL The National Men's Beach Football Team of Costa Rica is currently under investigation by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) after allegations of match rigging. Some of the allegations were brought up by Ramon Raya, who currently manages the Mexican National Beach Football Team. Mr. Raya has been quite emphatic in his...

Serena Williams. Source: Wikimedia Commons Serena Williams Advances to Semifinals in Miami

Serena Williams. Source: Wikimedia Commons Miami, Apr 2 (EFE).- Britain's Andy Murray and American Serena Williams advanced to the semifinals of the Miami Open with three-set victories over Dominic Thiem and Sabine Lisicki, respectively. Murray got off to a slow start in his Wednesday afternoon match and paid the price against the 21-year-old Thiem, one of the biggest surprises of this elit...

Esteban Alvarado training with Keylor Navas Panama 2 – Costa Rica 1 at the Rommel Fernandez Stadium

Esteban Alvarado training with Keylor Navas The alternative lineup proposed by Paulo Cesar Wanchope for the National Men's Football Team of Costa Rica, better known to fans as “La Sele,” proved to be a disaster. La Sele faced the National Team of Panama at the Rommel Fernandez Stadium for the second friendly match of 2015, and coach Wanchope quickly found out that young players such as Lemar H...

La Sele Costa Rica Travels to Panama for Friendly Football Match

After drawing a goalless home match against Paraguay, the National Men's Football Team of Costa Rica, affectionately known to fans as La Sele, is now in Panama for another international friendly match. Manager Paulo Wanchope decided to allow World Cup-caliber players to grace the pitch of the Chinese-donated National Stadium against Paraguay: against the National Football Team of Panama, however, ...

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