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Ronaldinho Bye, Racist: Politician in Mexico Not Tolerant of Ronaldinho Ronaldinho with former Prtesident Lula. Wikimedia Commons. Football fans, public officials and politicians in Mexico reacted swiftly to brazen, racist comments made by a former Secretary of Social Development in the populous State of Querétaro. Carlos Manuel Treviño no longer has a political future after he posted a Facebook update calling Brazilian football star Ronaldinho a “simian.” The mor...
Source: CONCACAF Costa Rica 2 – Guatemala 1 Central American Cup Final (VIDEO) Once again, the National Men's Football Team of Costa Rica (La Sele) is crowned champion of Central America. Read about this important victory here and learn about what's ahead for Costa Rica in terms of international tournaments. Below you will find a video summary of the match uploaded by popular sports media website EverardoHerrera.com   http://youtu.be/2LYObEKMkBA    ...
Brian Ruiz Costa Rica Wins the 2014 Tigo Central American Cup Image source: CONCACAF With a final score of 2-1 against Guatemala, the players National Men's Footbal Team of Costa Rica (affectionately known as La Sele) have once again proven that they are the best in Central America and one of the strongest teams in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).   The match took place at the Los Ange...
Source: Carloz Munoz Facebook Cali Muñoz Surprises at the 2014 Hurley & Swatch Pro (VIDEO) Statement from Carlos: The media in Costa Rica supports me a lot… and it was amazing; I couldn’t believe it how so people were voting… All the soccer players put me on Instagram. All the people on radio, TV… everybody and people in Latin America, Europe, Brazil, here, and in Hawaii… I got so many people, so many good vibes and they gave me a chance to compete here and I am so happy for that. ...
Source: Carloz Munoz Facebook Carlos Munoz Represents Costa Rica at the 2014 Hurley Pro Source: Carloz Munoz Facebook UPDATE: Carlos Muñoz surprised everyone on the beach at Trestles with an amazing performance (WATCH!) during his heat against Brazilian surfer Gabriel Medina, who happens to be the current World Championship Tour champ. In just seconds, attacked a long right that stoked the crowd and earned him a quick seven points to pull a huge upset and win the heat. Costa Rica...
Source: CONCACAF Costa Rica 2 – Panama 2: Agonizing Match for La Sele Source: CONCACAF Goalkeeper Patrick Pemberton and striker Johan Venegas were the heroes of Sunday's match between the National Men's Football Teams of Costa Rica and Panama. These two Afro-Costa Rican players hail from the Caribbean province of Limon, and their outstanding performances at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas kept hopes alive for La Sele in the Tigo Central American Cup (UNCAF). ...
Tigo Central American Cup Costa Rica’s Tico-Taka Football Style Stuns Nicaragua Source: CONCACAF As widely expected, the National Men's Football Team of Costa Rica, affectionately known as La Sele, shutout their Nicaraguan counterparts by a score of 3-0 at the Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) Stadium in the District of Columbia. This was the first match for both teams in the Tigo Central American Cup (UNCAF), a regional tournament that is being played as a warm-up to the upcoming ...
Source: PerroCross.com Can You and Your Canine Handle PerroCross in Costa Rica? Source: PerroCross.com Just three hours after an early morning earthquake disrupted the sleep of many people in Costa Rica, more than 300 dogs and their masters gathered at Campamento (Campgrounds) Oikoumene in Ochomogo, province of Cartago, for a special athletic competition. In the end, the experienced canine-human pair of Alexander Alvarado, a 33-year old Tico, and Togo, an adult Rhodesian ...
LDA celebrates a recent victory. Source: CONCACAF Costa Rica at the CONCACAF Champions League LDA celebrates a recent victory. Source: CONCACAF It has been a great week for First Division football clubs from Costa Rica during the current CONCACAF Champions League. The top three clubs as determined by the most recently completed national tournaments are leading their respective groups in a series of matches that could lead them to the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup, which will be hosted by Mo...
Kayak Jaco Day Tour Three Hours of Excellent Kayaking and Snorkeling near Jaco, Costa Rica The morning spent with Kayak Jaco was a highlight of my month. Guides Wilbur and Jacob taught the group the basics of paddling, with Kayak Jaco’s homemade, bamboo paddles, prior to pushing off for a three-hour journey that exceeded my every expectation! Playa Agujas, the beach of origin, has gorgeous green-blue flat water that begged an invitation. After the guides assisted the five of us into the...