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.

Colombia faces final chance for Russia in qualifier Tuesday against Peru

The Colombian national football team is down to the wire to secure its place in Russia 2018. The Selección must secure a victory in Lima on Tuesday.

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.
Fans of Independiente Santa Fe.

Barras bravas: Can South America control its fans?

Across South America, the barras bravas command power with football clubs. But how can the sport stem the violence?
Football in Bogotá

The other “Football”

Colombia's first sport will always be football, but North American football is gaining popularity with a handful of teams around the country.

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.

Colombia classifies for knockout round in World Cup after 1-0 win over Senegal

A goal by defender Yerry Mina in the second half of the final match in Group H has secured Colombia's place in the knockout round of the Russia World Cup.
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As Team Colombia faces USA in final match of Copa America, what went wrong...

Team Colombia faces its final match in the Copa America Centenario Saturday against the USA. What failed Wednesday to dash hopes for a final against Argentina?
Stunt riding

Stunt riding soars to new heights in Colombia

"Stunt," an informal sport where motorcyclists perform daring moves in city streets is gaining popularity in Colombia and around the world.
A memorial to Jack Greenwell in his hometown in England

Remembering Jack Greenwell, key forgotten figure of Bogotá football

All but forgotten in Bogotá, the town of his death, football coach Jack Greenwell finally got the recognition he deserves in his hometown.

Colombia qualifies for Russia 2018 World Cup on final matchday against Peru

Colombia has qualified directly for Russia 2018 World Cup after a tie against Peru in Lima. Colombia is ranked fourth among the South American nations.

Colombia’s flag to be raised in Tour de France in honor of nation’s Independence.

As Colombia's cyclists endure the alpine stage of the Tour de France, the nation's flag will be raised in honor of the country's 207th Independence Day.
Kids in Tumaco by Piers Calvert

Cradle of champions

For kids in Tumaco, football is often seen as one of the only ways out of the impoverished fishing town.
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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

‘Ultimate’ friendships

Ultimate Frisbee can create lasting friendships, especially for those looking to integrate into a new community.
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.