Costa Rica scare as ship carrying chemicals sinks

Costa Rican authorities declared an emergency on Sunday after a ship carrying 180 tons of ammonium nitrate sunk off the country`s Pacific coast.

Another Volcano erupts, this time in Costa Rica

A volcano erupted Thursday in Costa Rica, shooting up a column of ash that forced the closure of the airport in the capital city San Jose.

Costa Rica closes San Jose airport due to volcanic ash

Authorities in Costa Rica temporarily closed the airport in the capital city San Jose on Thursday after the eruption of the Turrialba volcano, the company which operates the airport said. 

Canada`s figure skating champion Patrick Chan set to resume training
Canada`s figure skating champion Patrick Chan set to resume training

Three-time world figure skating champion Patrick Chan will take a surfing holiday in Costa Rica next month before buckling down in June to train for his return to competition following a one-year hiatus.

Montreal first team to reach CONCACAF Champs League final
Montreal first team to reach CONCACAF Champs League final

Montreal Impact became the first Canadian team to reach the CONCACAF Champions League final after a 4-2 defeat at Costa Rica`s Alajuelense on Tuesday saw them advance on the away goals rule.

Secret of how continents were formed revealed
Secret of how continents were formed revealed

 A new research has revealed how the continents were formed on earth more than 2.5 billion years ago and how those processes have continued for the last 70 million years to deeply affect the planet's life and climate.

Costa Rica fulfills its power needs solely with clean energy

 In what may be considered as a major clean energy landmark, Costa Rica has been able to meet 100 percent of its power demand with renewable energy alone for 75 straight days, according to a report.

Scott Disick enters rehab in Costa Rica
Scott Disick enters rehab in Costa Rica

Reality TV star Scott Disick has checked in to the luxury Rythmia Life Advancement Center in Costa Rica in a bid to tackle his drinking habits.

Copa America 2016 games lure 24 US hopefuls
Copa America 2016 games lure 24 US hopefuls

Two dozen US cities want to host matches in the 2016 Centennial Copa America tournament, the first time the event will be staged outside South America, USA Soccer announced Thursday.

Keylor Navas, Abby Wambach win CONCACAF Players of Year awards
Keylor Navas, Abby Wambach win CONCACAF Players of Year awards

Costa Rica`s World Cup goalkeeper Keylor Navas and United States women`s team striker Abby Wambach were named CONCACAF`s Players of the Year for 2014 on Tuesday.

Separated by deportation, couple wed at US-Mexico border

A couple separated by deportation have realised their dream of getting married in a religious ceremony at a fence dividing the cities of Tijuana in Mexico and San Diego in the US.

India scores high on Happy Planet Index

India has scored high on the 'Happy Planet Index', an interesting light-coded map of 151 countries which ranks nations on life indicators rather than wealth and highlights their disparities in the levels of contentment.

Luis Suarez scores against Costa Rica, will miss Chile friendly
Luis Suarez scores against Costa Rica, will miss Chile friendly

Luis Suarez scored an equaliser and was just wide with what could have been a spectacular winner as Uruguay were held to a 3-3 draw by Costa Rica in a friendly.

4.3 magnitude quake shakes Costa Rican capital

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Costa Rican capital of San Jose early Saturday morning, with no initial reports of casualties or damage.

Amazon Cup: Cricket fever catching up in Colombia
Amazon Cup: Cricket fever catching up in Colombia

Cricket in Colombia is reportedly growing at a slow but steady pace although it still remains basically a niche sport.

Giorgos Karagounis to work with Claudio Ranieri in Greek team
Giorgos Karagounis to work with Claudio Ranieri in Greek team

Recently retired Greece international captain Giorgos Karagounis was handed a new role on Friday where he is set to work alongside coach Claudio Ranieri, the Greek football federation said.

Australia down Saudi Arabia to end barren run
Australia down Saudi Arabia to end barren run

 Australia defeated Saudi Arabia 3-2 in a hard-fought friendly on Monday to secure their first victory in almost a year.

Evian sign Costa Rica midfielder Yeltsin Tejeda

Costa Rica midfielder Yeltsin Tejeda has joined struggling Ligue 1 side Evian from Deportivo Saprissa for an undisclosed fee, the French club announced on Friday.

Plenty of challenges for Antonio Conte with Italy

Unloved even in their own country, Italy`s national team clearly need a radical overhaul and, if anyone can do it, then it is the steely-willed Antonio Conte who was named as their new coach on Thursday.

Spain gain a place in FIFA rankings

Spain move up one place to seventh alongside Brazil in the latest FIFA world rankings in the only movement in the top 10.