Santa Fe FC Bogotá. Liga Águila

Liga Águila is back for another season

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.
Copa Libertadores

Football shorts January

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.
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...

One minute with: Uberlino Mesa

Mesa is a former pro-cyclist from Boyaca who spent six years cycling for Sella Italia in Europe in a peloton with Marco Pantani, among...
sporting events

Sporting events to watch in 2017

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.
The Tour Down Under

Sports roundup January

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...
Colombian sporting year in review

The 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.
Colombia paralympic winners

Paralympic success in Rio

Colombia took home 17 medals from the celebration of paralympic sport in Brazil. After the successful Colombian campaign at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,...
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...
Fernando Gaviria

Gaviria fourth in omnium: ‘I just wasn’t good enough’

Despite a good final stage, Fernando Gaviria finished fourth in the men’s omnium behind Italy’s winner Elia Viviani, Mark Cavendish from Great Britain and...
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...
Juan Pablo Montoya

Sports roundup: April

Montoya wins opening race Bogotá’s own Juan Pablo Montoya emerged victorious from the first race of the 2016 Indycar season for Team Penske. The St...
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.
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.
ATP Claro Open

Tomic take two: Bernard Tomic takes second title on the ATP 250 Claro Open Colombia in Bogotá

The capital’s ATP Claro Open tennis tournament was a spectacle of high profile tennis. Australian Bernard Tomic came out victorious as he defended his...
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.