World Cup
Bryan Ruiz
Coming Up Short
Tim Krul ended Costa Rica's magical World Cup run on Saturday, producing two penalty saves at the Arena Fonte Nova to lead the Netherlands to the semifinals with a 4-3 win after the two nations played... FULL STORY>>
Costa Rica
Hard-Fought Victory
Costa Rica's magical World Cup journey continued in dramatic fashion on Sunday as Los Ticos advanced to their first- ever quarterfinals after knocking off Greece, 5-3, on penalty kicks after the sides played to a 1-1 draw after extra time at the Arena Pernambuco.

Costa Rica entered the tournament... FULL STORY>>
Costa Rica
Claiming Their Spot
Costa Rica claimed the top spot in Group D on Tuesday after holding England to a scoreless draw at the Estadio Mineirao.

Few had Costa Rica pegged to accomplish much in the "group of champions", but Los Ticos proved their mettle earlier in the tournament with wins over Uruguay and Italy in their first two group-stage matches. Both sides created... FULL STORY>>
Bryan Ruiz
Moving On
Costa Rica became the fourth country to qualify for the knockout round at the World Cup by grinding out a 1-0 victory over Italy at the Arena Pernambuco on Friday.

Los Ticos opened the tournament with a shock win against Uruguay and managed to build on the result by upsetting Italy thanks to a 44th-minute goal from Bryan Ruiz. FULL STORY>>
Costa Rica
Every Game Matters
Group D figured to be one of the more interesting groups at the 2014 World Cup, and after Saturday's results, things got a whole lot more intriguing.

For the first time, three former World Cup winners were drawn together as four-time champions Italy, two-time winners Uruguay and 1966 victors England found... FULL STORY>>
Costa Rica
Costa Rica Rallies
Costa Rica pulled off a shock result at the Estadio Castelao on Saturday, coming from behind to get a 3-1 win over Uruguay to upset the balance in Group D.

Uruguay, a strong pre-tournament favorite to advance to the knockout round, grabbed the lead after 23 minutes thanks to Edinson Cavani's penalty kick. FULL STORY>>