Costa Rica

No grand farewell for ageing Costa Rica

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 - 11:49 GMT

Costa Rica's hopes of bidding a fond farewell to their golden generation and replicating their 2014 success suffered a harsh reality check on Thursday when they lost 4-2 to Germany to finish bottom of Group E and exit the World Cup.

Costa Rica manager resigns due to Boredom

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 10:19 GMT

Matosas was appointed as Costa Rica manager in October 2018.

Brazil's class of 2018 on verge of matching 1970s winless run

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 11:08 GMT

After drawing 1-1 with the Swiss in their Group E opener, Brazil will have to beat Costa Rica on Friday if they want to avoid matching the 1970s barren run.

England to rotate World Cup squad against Costa Rica

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 10:58 GMT

England will ring the changes for Thursday's friendly against Costa Rica in Leeds with manager Gareth Southgate warning against complacency and keen to give his entire squad playing time before the World Cup.

Costa Rica's 'Little Jamaica' coast struggles to ride out climate storm

Sat, 26 May 2018 - 11:29 GMT

As towering waves smashed onto Costa Rica’s Cocles beach, sucking away much of its sand, surf instructor Leo Downer was scared the coastal road, along with his Toyota car, would be washed into the Caribbean by the ferocious February storm.

Classy Khazri goal gives Tunisia victory over Costa Rica

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 - 11:04 GMT

Khazri emphasised his potential worth at this year’s World Cup with a classy first-half goal to hand the north Africans a 1-0 win over Costa Rica.

Top UN court draws new borders for Costa Rica, Nicaragua

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 11:40 GMT

The UN's highest court drew new maritime boundaries between Costa Rica and Nicaragua on Friday seeking to end a decades-long frontier dispute.

England to face Nigeria, Costa Rica in June

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 07:48 GMT

England will host Nigeria at Wembley on June 2 before playing against Costa Rica five days later at Leeds

New York family of 5 among the dead in Costa Rican plane crash

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 - 07:42 GMT

A family of five from the New York City suburb of Scarsdale was aboard a plane that crashed minutes after takeoff from a popular beach resort in Costa Rica.

Costa Rican plane crash kills 12, including 10 U.S. citizens

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 - 10:51 GMT

A Costa Rican plane crashed into woodland off a popular tourist beach on Sunday, killing 10 U.S. citizens and two local pilots.

Navas named CONCACAF player of the year

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 05:11 GMT

Navas achieved the award for the second time in history, as he won it in 2014, and he was also the CONCACAF Goalkeeper of the Year in 2016.

Morata defends his Spanish National Team

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 08:28 GMT

Álvaro Morata, striker of the Spanish National Team, celebrated the comfortable triumph of Spain against Costa Rica (5-0).

Isco suffers injury with Spain

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 07:40 GMT

Isco Alarcón, Spain’s national team midfielder, will not travel on Sunday with his fellow players to play against Russia for a friendly match scheduled Tuesday.

Bots battle for the ball, and the globe, in Robot Olympiad

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 04:51 GMT

The World Robotics Olympiad, being held in Costa Rica this weekend, shows human athletes still have little to worry about.

Late goal sends Panama to maiden World Cup, US out

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 02:26 GMT

A late goal from Roman Torres punched Panama's ticket to their first World Cup finals on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Costa Rica.

USA won against Cost Rica 2-0 Sunday at CONCACAF

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 - 11:22 GMT

USA won Costa Rica 2-0 on Sunday July 23 morning in CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final, and qualified to the final for the 10th time.