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.

The “El Dorado” football legacy

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

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.

The ‘Hurones’ of Casanare

With pristine trails along the Eastern Cordillera, Casanare is hosting the 2nd edition of the 'Hurones' expedition.
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Bogotá is billiards

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

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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Colombia Defeats the United States 2-0 as James Rodríguez injures shoulder

Colombia beat the United States 2-0 last night in the opening match of the Copa America’s 100th anniversary competition. It was certainly not a...
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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.
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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?
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.

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.
Underwater Rugby hosts its championship in Colombia.

Goals in zero gravity

It may be hard to build an audience, but Underwater Rugby has a following in Colombia with its many skilled athletes.

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.

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