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FIFA president says Costa Rica could host World Cup, vows ‘never again’ to corruption scandals in soccer
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FIFA president says Costa Rica could host World Cup, vows ‘never again’ to corruption scandals in soccer

AFP and The Tico Times - November 19, 2019

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Tuesday called on world football to "never again" return to the corruption scandals that shook the sport in recent years and led…

Women’s World Cup winners get cover girl treatment
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Fútbol
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Women’s World Cup winners get cover girl treatment

AFP - July 13, 2015

NEW YORK — Each and every member of the U.S. women's World Cup-winning soccer team are getting the cover girl treatment from Sports Illustrated. The respected U.S.…

Women’s World Cup: financially, a low-scoring affair
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Fútbol
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Women’s World Cup: financially, a low-scoring affair

Drew Harwell | The Washington Post - July 6, 2015

For the U.S. national team's stunning 5-2 win over Japan at the Women's World Cup on Sunday, a rout that made the Americans the first team ever…

USA crushes Japan 5-2 to win third World Cup title
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Goooooooool!
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USA crushes Japan 5-2 to win third World Cup title

EMMELINE MOORE | AFP - July 5, 2015

VANCOUVER, Canada -- Carli Lloyd became the first woman to score a hat trick in a World Cup final as she inspired the United States to a 5-2…

US women’s football team not at its best before round-of-16 match against Colombia
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Fútbol
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US women’s football team not at its best before round-of-16 match against Colombia

Steven Goff | The Washington Post - June 22, 2015

EDMONTON, Canada – The summer solstice drenched this far northern outpost in more than 17 hours of sunlight each day this past weekend, perhaps a symbolic forerunner to…

Ms. Sloth Kong does the Gangnam Style (강남스타일)
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Ms. Sloth Kong does the Gangnam Style (강남스타일)

The Tico Times - June 16, 2015

The Costa Rican women’s national football team earned its second point in a FIFA World Cup last Saturday, in a 2-2 tie with South Korea. During the match,…

World, meet Ms. Sloth Kong.
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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World, meet Ms. Sloth Kong.

The Tico Times - June 12, 2015

This week, the Costa Rican women's national football team, also known as "La Sele," earned its first-ever point in a FIFA World Cup, during a 1-1 tie…

Women’s World Cup expanded field nets lopsided scores, but perhaps long-term gains
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Fútbol
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Women’s World Cup expanded field nets lopsided scores, but perhaps long-term gains

Steven Goff | The Washington Post - June 10, 2015

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — FIFA's decision to expand the Women's World Cup by eight teams this year has led to inevitable lopsided scorelines. Germany posted 10 goals against…

Costa Rica women’s soccer team headed to World Cup for first time
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica women’s soccer team headed to World Cup for first time

The Tico Times - May 13, 2015

The 2015 Women’s World Cup is less than a month away, and for the first time ever Costa Rica will be competing in the tournament. Monday night…

She’s her own woman, not a ‘Keylorette’
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Newsletter
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She’s her own woman, not a ‘Keylorette’

Tomás Quesada Alpízar - November 3, 2014

“Her name is Dinnia, not Keylar.” This was the phrase that filled social media networks in a loud, clear voice a few days ago, as private and…