US indicts 17 Colombia alleged traffickers

 The United States announced Tuesday it had indicted 17 alleged leaders and associates of Colombia`s powerful Clan Usuga drug gang, who would all risk life in prison if ever convicted.

Real Madrid's Navas does not need surgery: Doctors
Real Madrid's Navas does not need surgery: Doctors

 Real Madrid`s Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who returned to Madrid on Monday getting married back home, said the club`s medical staff said he does not have to undergo surgery as a result of his Achilles tendon injury.

Women's World Cup: South Korea follow Brazil into last 16
Women's World Cup: South Korea follow Brazil into last 16

South Korea booked their ticket to the last 16 of the Women`s World Cup alongside Brazil on Wednesday with a dramatic 2-1 win over Spain in their final Group E game.

Vicente del Bosque upset at Gerard Pique being booed during Spain win
Vicente del Bosque upset at Gerard Pique being booed during Spain win

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said on Friday he was upset to see FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique booed by a section of fans as Spain defeated Costa Rica 2-1 in Leon on Thursday.

Record for Marta as Brazil, France get World Cup wins
Record for Marta as Brazil, France get World Cup wins

Brazil star Marta claimed a record 15th Women's World Cup goal in a 2-0 win over South Korea, as France beat old rivals England 1-0 in their opener.

Costa Rica opens probes into arrested FIFA official Eduardo Li
Costa Rica opens probes into arrested FIFA official Eduardo Li

Costa Rica has opened investigations into the president of the country`s soccer federation who was among seven FIFA executives arrested in Switzerland on Wednesday on corruption charges brought by prosecutors in the United States.

I've had a tough year: Real Madrid keeper Keylor Navas
I've had a tough year: Real Madrid keeper Keylor Navas

Spanish side Real Madrid's Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas has admitted having a "tough" first year with the team but dismissed rumours he'd leave the club despite its interest in signing English outfit Manchester United's custodian David de Gea.

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.