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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

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.

Club before country except if it’s Colombia

Colombia's national football team restores faith in the game writes Richard McColl and breaks with the rancorous behaviour of English fans.

Colombia: Talking the “game”

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

Colombia loses seat as Copa America 2021 co-host

Despite efforts by the Colombian government to postpone the football tournament to November, all Copa America matches will be played in Argentina.
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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.
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.

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.
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.

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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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?
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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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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 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.
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.