Colombia’s World Cup dream at risk after “draining” loss to Japan

Not all over yet for Colombia despite a heart-wrenching loss against Japan in World Cup opener. La Selección must win against Poland to have a chance to stay in Russia.
Colombian youth train for the big leagues with Alset Bolton, based in Bogotá.

Alset Bolton teaches more than football to Bogotá youth

Alset Bolton football club helps young Colombians break into the tough world of competitive sports, but it also prepares them for life beyond the pitch.

Colombia in Russia ahead of World Cup ceremony and opener against Japan

Colombia's national football team has arrived in Russia before the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup on June 14 and first game against Japan in Group H.
Colombia's Esteban Chaves smiles after taking the lead in the Giro d'Italia on Friday. Chaves finished the race in second place on Sunday.

Colombia’s Esteban Chaves finishes second in Giro d’Italia

Colombia's Esteban Chaves finished second in the 99th Giro d'Italia just behind Italy's Vicenzo Nibali on Sunday. Three Colombians finished in the top 10.

South America and the Women’s World Cup

Greater investment and support by national football federations is needed to promote women's football across the continent.

Colombia World Cup “comeback” depends on final match against Senegal

Hopes are running high that Colombia will defeat Senegal in their final group match Thursday in order to make knock-out stage of World Cup Russia.
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Colombia kicks off vs. the United States tonight in Copa America opening match

The Copa America tournament is always full of surprises, and Colombia must shine to show it has what it takes to qualify for the FIFA World Cup.
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Atlético Nacional win FIFA Fair Play award for response to Chapecoense tragedy

At its gala award ceremony, football's governing body recognized the Medellín team for its compassionate response.
Cricket players by Dave Whelan

Cali is cricket country

In Cali, expats and locals alike brave high temperatures to make England's noble game a new tradition in the salsa city.
Underwater Rugby hosts its championship in Colombia.

Goals in zero gravity

It may be hard to build an audience, but Underwater Rugby has a following in Colombia with its many skilled athletes.
Suesca Cundinamarca by Jennifer Stevens

Rockin’ in the hills of Suesca

Feeling on the ropes? Head to Suesca, just outside of Bogotá, for a chance to scale the Andes one rock at a time.
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Colombia Defeats the United States 2-0 as James Rodríguez injures shoulder

Colombia beat the United States 2-0 last night in the opening match of the Copa America’s 100th anniversary competition. It was certainly not a...
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James Rodríguez overcomes injury to lead Colombia past Paraguay in Copa clash

Two decisive goals from team Colombia during the Paraguay match in the Copa America Centenario catapults the team to the Quarter Finals
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How James Rodríguez, Colombia’s other stars stack up this season

James Rodríguez and Colombia's other international football stars have a had a big year, but the pressure is on in the next few weeks.

Club before country except if it’s Colombia

Colombia's national football team restores faith in the game writes Richard McColl and breaks with the rancorous behaviour of English fans.
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Pékerman’s odd decision costs Colombia group victory as it loses 3-2 to Costa Rica

What was José Pékerman thinking? After a thrilling game that featured two goals in the first seven minutes — and three more after that —...