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Failed doping test keeps Costa Rican star out of Parapan American Games
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Other Sports
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Failed doping test keeps Costa Rican star out of Parapan American Games

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 27, 2019

Costa Rican athlete Sherman Güity is not competing in this week's Parapan American Games after failing an anti-doping test. According to Costa Rica's National Olympic Committee (CON),…

Costa Rica finishes Pan American Games with 5 medals
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica finishes Pan American Games with 5 medals

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

Costa Rica brought home five medals from the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. The Ticos earned four bronze medals, but their participation was highlighted by…

‘Bronze medal, but a team of gold’: Ticas finish third at Pan American Games
La Sele
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La Sele
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‘Bronze medal, but a team of gold’: Ticas finish third at Pan American Games

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 10, 2019

An 82nd-minute goal from Daniela Cruz was enough to propel Costa Rica’s women’s national soccer team to the bronze medal at the Pan American Games. Cruz’s late…

¡Sí se pudo! Tica Andrea Vargas earns gold at Pan-American Games
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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¡Sí se pudo! Tica Andrea Vargas earns gold at Pan-American Games

AFP and The Tico Times - August 8, 2019

Andrea Vargas surprised the field Thursday by winning the 100m women's hurdles at the 2019 Pan American Games, earning Costa Rica's first gold medal at the events…

Ticos earn second medal at 2019 Pan American Games
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Ticos earn second medal at 2019 Pan American Games

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 7, 2019

Costa Rica's men's doubles racquetball team earned the country's second medal of the 2019 Pan American Games after defeating Guatemala in the quarterfinals. Felipe Camacho and Andrés…

Costa Rica earns first medal in 2019 Pan American Games
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica earns first medal in 2019 Pan American Games

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 29, 2019

Costa Rica earned its first medal of the 2019 Pan American Games on Sunday when Neshy Lindo took bronze in taekwondo. Competing in the 57 kg weight…

Eighty-four Ticos participating in the 2019 Pan American Games
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Eighty-four Ticos participating in the 2019 Pan American Games

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 22, 2019

The 2019 Pan American Games begin Friday, July 26 in Lima. Eighty-four Costa Rican athletes -- 44 women and 40 men -- will participate in the multi-sport…

Twice as nice: Güity wins second gold at Grand Prix
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Twice as nice: Güity wins second gold at Grand Prix

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 25, 2019

A day after he placed himself atop the world rankings with his time in the 200-meter T64 at the 2019 Para Athletics Grand Prix, Sherman Güity finished…

Jacks or better to open
Fishing
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Fishing
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Jacks or better to open

Todd Staley - February 23, 2019

For the better part of the year, the rivers running into the Caribbean side of Costa Rica look like coffee with cream because of the runoff, mostly…

On fitness, wellness and other demons: Basketball in Costa Rica
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Other Sports
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On fitness, wellness and other demons: Basketball in Costa Rica

María José Braddick Serrano - January 2, 2019

Basketball is not Costa Rica’s most popular sport, but it has been been my favorite sport since 2006, when I discovered there is an organized league here.…

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