Independiente Santa Fe

Football Shorts April

Colombia back on track for World Cup qualification During the international break in March, Los Cafeteros did great business on their way to the World...
Independiente Medellín

Football Shorts March

Leading the pack at the moment is Independiente Medellín. The side, who will start their Copa Libertadores campaign next week, are on track to make the top eight
Yuberjen Martínez

Yuberjen Martínez: Punching for glory

‘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.
Pedro Causil

Pedro Causil, San Andresano on ice

Freek Huigen speaks to Pedro Causil, the man who may carry the flag for Colombia at the next Winter Olympics, after swapping his wheels...
Jackson Martínez

Athlete profile: Jackson Martínez

After being one of the hot topics in the transfer world for two years in a row, Jackson Martínez finally got his big move to one of the greats of European football: Atlético Madrid. Since his arrival on July 14, ‘Cha-cha-cha’, who won the golden boot in the Portuguese league three times in a row, certainly couldn’t be accused of suffering from stage fright, scoring a forty yard screamer in his second appearance for ‘los colchoneros’. Juan Camilo Giraldo takes a look at the striker’s story.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado

Juan Guillermo Cuadrado: From Manchester United to Chelsea

The Copa América has kicked off and expectations are running high for Juan Guillermo Cuadrado - as well as James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao....
George Saunders Colombian Football

Athlete profile: George Saunders

George Saunders has the claim to fame of being the first Englishman in Colombian football since the early 1950s, when multiple Brits crossed the...
Gym Bogotá, Gym routine Bogotá

Gym routine: Keeping the motivation

Struggling to stay on track with your new year’s resolution to get fit? Siddharth Mohan speaks to some experts about the world of fitness, your gym routine, and how to stay motivated.
Heroicos, Yuberjen Martínez, Colombia boxing

Colombia boxes clever to beat titleholders

The Colombian Heroicos boxing team caused a huge upset by beating current titleholders Cuba Domadores 3-2 in the third outing of the World Series of Boxing.
Colombia baseball, World Baseball Classics Colombia

World Baseball Classics: Colombia reaches first base

Colombia has a gruelling task ahead of them in their debut participation in the World Baseball Classics, facing tournament favourites Dominican Republic and USA in the pool stage. Frank Silva Cardona explores the newcomer’s possibilities in the tournament.

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...
Nairo Quintana, Colombian cycling

A wheelie good start for the escarabajos

While the elite cyclists from Northern Europe are getting all their body molecules shaken and stirred on the cobbles in Belgium, France and Holland, our Colombian heroes, the escarabajos, are taking a rest after a splendid start of the season.
Esteban Chaves

Esteban Chaves finishes a brilliant 2016 in style

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...
Nairo Quintana, Vuelta a españa

Colombian revolution in Vuelta a España, Nairo victorious

Record-breaking Nairo Quintana and Esteban Chaves provide fantastic finishes to secure Vuelta success Nairo Quintana, the escarabajo from Cómbita, Boyacá, has become the most successful...
Tatiana Calderón

Formula Tatiana Calderón

Tatiana Calderón takes Colombia back to Formula One as she signs a contract with Team Sauber as a development driver for 2017.
Carlos Muñoz claims Indy 500 second place

Carlos Muñoz grabs second place in Indy 500

Bogotano Carlos Muñoz claimed second place at one of the biggest motorsports stages on the block, the Indianapolis 500, behind rookie and surprise winner...
South American Cricket Championships, Bogotá Cricket

Colombia fifth at South American Cricket Championships 2016

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

Bogotá Bulldogs take Andes Cup

History was written on September 3 as the Bogotá Bulldogs defeated the Santiago Saints in Colombia’s first ever game of Australian rules football.
Caterine Ibargüen

Caterine Ibargüen takes triple jump gold medal in style

The ever-smiling paisa was unstoppable on the night, beating the impressive Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela and Kazakhstan’s Olga Rypakova with a best jump of...
Luis Fernando López, Colombia Olympics

Luis Fernando López: ‘In Brazil we are locals’

Luis Fernando López is somewhat of an institution in Colombian race walking. World Champion in Daegu, Korea in 2011, the games in Rio de Janeiro will be his fourth Olympic appearance. His best result was in Beijing 2008 where he achieved ninth position in the 20 kilometre race walk. The Bogotá Post spoke to him ahead of his fourth and final Olympic competition.
Rio Olympics Colombia, Olympic Games

Olympic Games: Colombia’s final steps

Olympic fever is rising with only a few days to go until the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, and in Colombia, hopes are high for another record-breaking performance.
WTA tour, Mariana Duque-Mariño

WTA tour comes to Bogotá

The WTA tour is about to land in Bogotá for the Claro Open Colsanitas WTA tournament as eleven world top-100 players confirm their presence at the event.
Juan Sebastian Cabal, Colombia tennis

Juan Sebastián Cabal: Grand Slam champion

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
Robert Farah

Robert Farah Wimbledon finalist

Robert Farah reaches for a historic first Colombian Wimbledon final, but fails to pick up the title.
Bogotá rowing club

Sticking your oar in, rowing comes to Colombia

Mike Ward heads out to the Embalse de Tominé and speaks to Bogotá rowing club who want to get people out on the water Getting Involved Frist...
Australian Rules football Bogota

Aussie rules comes to Bogotá

A new sport is set to make its debut in Bogotá with the scheduling of the capital’s first Australian Rules Football game. This fast-paced...
Project Béisbol Colombia

Project Béisbol, covering the bases

Baseball and Colombia are not words you often hear together. While other Latin American nations feature in the top end of the baseball spectrum, Colombia is not one of them. International non profit Project Béisbol aims to change this, Freek Huigen speaks to President and Founder Justin Halladay to find out more.