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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 —...

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.

U-20 World Cup: Future stars to shine

The U-20 World Cup has attracted legions of scouts in the hope of securing the next star of the future.
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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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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.

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.

Copa America: A preview

Will Colombia be able to continue their success from the World Cup and show they are more than just exciting contenders?

The City Paper’s Olga Helena Fernández wins bronze at UANA Championships

Colombia's synchronized swimmers at the UANA Pan American Championships have clinched medals. Among the champs, The City Paper's Olga Helena Fernández.

‘Ultimate’ friendships

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

Colombia: Talking the “game”

In Colombia, the sports commentary is almost as important as the game unfolding on the field.
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.
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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?
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.
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.
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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