Liga Águila is back for another season

Santa Fe FC Bogotá. Liga Águila
As the Liga Águila kicks off and most teams finish their pre-season, it’s a good moment to take a closer look at the title candidates for this year.

Juan Sebastián Cabal: Grand Slam champion

Juan Sebastian Cabal, Colombia tennis
Juan Sebastián Cabal wrote Colombian history by winning the Australian Open, teaming up with Abigail Spears from the United States. In the final, Cabal and Spears beat Croatian Ivan Dodig and Sania Mirza from India 6-2, 6-4

Sports roundup February

Yuberjen Martínez leads Colombia Heroicos to boxing victory In Buenos Aires, Yuberjen Martínez returned to the ring in winning style. The Rio de Janeiro silver...

Sporting events to watch in 2017

sporting events
Colombia has just come out of its best year in sporting history. While this year isn’t lined up to have as much excitement in store there are still some great sporting events coming up. Freek Huigen tells us what to watch out for.

Football shorts January

Copa Libertadores
Medellín side Atlético Nacional sits high up on the list of favourites for this season’s continental tournament after winning the Copa Libertadores trophy and reaching the final of the Copa Sudamericana.

Sports roundup January

The Tour Down Under
Tour Down Under The cycling season officially starts on January 14 with the Tour Down Under. Plenty of escarabajos will feature in the nine-day Australian...

The Colombian sporting year in review

Colombian sporting year in review
This has been a memorable year. In fact, in sporting terms, it is fair to say that 2016 has been the best year in Colombian history. Freek Huigen gives you a rundown of the successes and disappointments this year.

Bogotá vs Medellín highlight quarterfinal draw

La Liga Ágila
The Liga Águila finished the regular season with the top eight qualifying for the playoffs. With the draw for the quarterfinals done, the champion will be decided in straight two-legged knockout between the top teams. See below for details of the draw.

Colombia fifth at South American Cricket Championships 2016

South American Cricket Championships, Bogotá Cricket
Bogotá to host 2018 South American Cricket Championships after Colombia nabs fifth place in Brazil.

Esteban Chaves finishes a brilliant 2016 in style

Esteban Chaves
With two Grand Tour podium finishes and top place in the Giro di Lombardia, Arek Peryt gives us a rundown of Esteban Chaves’s fantastic...

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