Millonarios pipped at the post by Atlético Nacional

Atlético Nacional
Atlético Nacional waited until the 91st minute to shatter Millonarios' title dreams last night in Medellín, as Dayro Moreno headed Los Verdolagas into a final matchup with Deportivo Cali.

Millonarios unable to harm Nacional in first game semifinal at El...

Millonarios Nacional
  Millonarios and Atlético Nacional don’t find the net in the first leg of the Liga Águila semifinal and await decisive return in Medellín on...

Two goals in first half stoppage time get Millonarios to semifinals

Duvier Riascos Millonarios
Millonarios are through to the semifinals of the Liga Águila after a 2-0 victory over Atlético Bucaramanga in El Campín, following last week's draw.

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Sick of finding out about the big sporting events only after they’ve happened? This new section features all the Colombian sports highlights of the weeks ahead, so sit tight for a month of excitement with Freek Huigen’s guide to those unmissable moments.

Bogotá to host Davis Cup tie

Davis Cup Colombia
Bogotá has been chosen by the Colombian Tennis Federation to host the Davis Cup tie against Croatia for a place in the World Cup.

Rentería on top of the world

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Barranquilla’s very own Édgar Rentería announced on ESPN that he will be this year’s manager of the world team in the MLB Futures game on July 9.

Football Shorts May

Atlético Nacional
Atlético Nacional is dominating the league as we close in on the final stages of the Liga Águila. Independiente Medellín has also qualified with the battle for the remaining six places in the season final still going strong with four rounds left to play.

Cabal and Farah win Munich tennis trophy

Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah
Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah crowned two very good weeks of tennis by winning the title in the ATP 250 tournament in Munich.

Colombian cyclists in the centenary Giro d’Italia

Giro d’Italia 2017
With five Colombian cyclists tipped for big things in the centenary edition of the Giro d’Italia, the question is not whether they will shine – it is how much they will shine. Nairo Quintana is the favourite for pink jersey and Fernando Gaviria has already claimed an early stage victory and pink jersey.

Yuberjen Martínez: Punching for glory

Yuberjen Martínez
‘The money I would have got for winning a bronze medal wouldn’t have been enough for the house I want to buy my mum – that’s why I’m going for gold.’ In just one sentence Yuberjen Martínez won the nation’s hearts during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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