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 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.
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Soccer for Peace a ‘game changer’ for Colombia’s Pacific region

For youth in the Colombian Pacific region, soccer teaches skills like teamwork and cooperation — and helps keep kids out of conflict.
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.
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?
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.

The “El Dorado” football legacy

With the 2015 Copa America over, writer Stephen Tew reflects on the "golden age" of Colombian football.
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Colombia past Peru into the Copa America semifinals

Colombia wasn't good — but David Ospina was great. And that was enough to get by Peru and advance to the semifinals.
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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?

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.