Jack Greenwall of Independiente Santa Fe

The ‘Jack’ of Santa Fe

All but forgotten, Jack Greenwell was one of the more illustrious foreigners to lead Independiente de Santa Fe.

All eyes on Colombia in Rio Olympics

As the Rio 2016 Games begin, Colombia has the chance to bring home the gold in several disciplines.
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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

Return to Argentina? Pékerman on brink of “adios” to Colombia

Considered the "most successful football coach in Colombian history, Argentina's José Pékerman's days with La Selección are numbered.
Soccer for Peace

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.

The “El Dorado” football legacy

With the 2015 Copa America over, writer Stephen Tew reflects on the "golden age" of Colombian football.
Ultimate Frisbee in Bogotá

The ultimate frisbee town

Relatively new to Colombia, ultimate frisbee is taking the nation by storm, with more than 175 teams registered.
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.
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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.

‘Ultimate’ friendships

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