Betalú wins, Armstrong finishes Ruta de los Conquistadores
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Betalú wins, Armstrong finishes Ruta de los Conquistadores

AFP / The Tico Times - November 5, 2018

Lance Armstrong, the U.S. cycling legend, recovered from a difficult start to the Ruta de los Conquistadores — a tough test of mountain biking in Costa Rica…

Tica takes the title: Jenny Méndez wins 43rd Marine Corps Marathon
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Tica takes the title: Jenny Méndez wins 43rd Marine Corps Marathon

Alexander Villegas - October 31, 2018

Jenny Méndez, from San José, Costa Rica, finished at the top of 43rd Marine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C. this Sunday. Méndez, 38, was the top female finisher…

Hanna Gabriels retains her world titles in vibrant fight
Boxing
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Boxing
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Hanna Gabriels retains her world titles in vibrant fight

L. Arias - May 28, 2017

Costa Rican boxer Hanna Gabriels defeated Canada's Natasha Spence by unanimous decision and retained both of her Super Welterweight world titles over the weekend. The judges' decision after…

Costa Rica’s Laurens Molina wins Los Angeles Marathon
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Laurens Molina wins Los Angeles Marathon

Michael Krumholtz - March 19, 2017

After nearly two decades of trying, Costa Rican athlete Laurens Molina reached his mountaintop by winning the wheelchair division of Sunday's Los Angeles Marathon in the United States. Molina's…

Flying high
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Other Sports
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Flying high

AFP - March 19, 2017

VIDEO: Traffic cop stops Costa Rican bicyclist Andrey Amador in bizarre highway altercation
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VIDEO: Traffic cop stops Costa Rican bicyclist Andrey Amador in bizarre highway altercation

Michael Krumholtz - December 14, 2016

Decorated Costa Rican cyclist Andrey Amador had a morning training session take an unexpected turn Tuesday morning. Amador illegally took his bike on Highway 27 near Escazú, violating the…

Colombia’s Luis Mejía claims second straight Ruta de los Conquistadores title
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Colombia’s Luis Mejía claims second straight Ruta de los Conquistadores title

Michael Krumholtz - November 6, 2016

The three-day mountain bike race they call the most grueling in the world concluded Saturday as Colombian Luis Mejía won the men's overall title for the second…

La Ruta de Los Conquistadores, world’s toughest mountain bike race, starts Thursday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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La Ruta de Los Conquistadores, world’s toughest mountain bike race, starts Thursday

Michael Krumholtz - November 1, 2016

La Ruta de Los Conquistadores mountain biking event, often called the toughest in the world, returns Thursday for its 24th edition. As always, riders will begin the three-day ride…

Costa Rican triathlete Leonardo Chacón finishes sixth at Xterra World Championship
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican triathlete Leonardo Chacón finishes sixth at Xterra World Championship

Michael Krumholtz - October 25, 2016

A few months after competing in his second Olympic Games, Costa Rican triathlete Leonardo Chacón put on a gutsy performance at the Xterra World Championship in Maui,…

Noe Mar McGonagle wins bronze, Team Costa Rica finishes fifth at ISA World Surfing Games
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Noe Mar McGonagle wins bronze, Team Costa Rica finishes fifth at ISA World Surfing Games

Michael Krumholtz - August 14, 2016

JACÓ, Puntarenas – The scene was completely set for Noe Mar McGonagle to be the hero. He had just ridden a last-second wave that looked good enough…

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