Tejo was declared Colombia's national sport in 2000.

Tejo: Most muddy sport

If you thought rugby was messy, try Tejo. Colombia’s national sport involves heavy metal discs and lots of team spirit.

Pajón, Ibargüen, Figueroa lead Colombia to best Olympic performance in history

With golds for Pajón, Ibargüen, and Figeroa, Rio was the best Olympics in Colombia's history.

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.
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.

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.
Billiard players in Bogotá

Bogotá is billiards

Uniting Bogotanos for decades, the city's old billiards halls are iconic and a key meeting space for residents.

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.
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?

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.
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.
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’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 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.

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.

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