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.

The “El Dorado” football legacy

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

South America and the Women’s World Cup

Greater investment and support by national football federations is needed to promote women's football across the continent.

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?
James Rodríguez colombia

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.

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.

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.
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.

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.

The ‘Hurones’ of Casanare

With pristine trails along the Eastern Cordillera, Casanare is hosting the 2nd edition of the 'Hurones' expedition.
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: Talking the “game”

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

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