US women defeat Costa Rica in rout

PITTSBURGH - Christen Press scored three goals to power the United States to an 8-0 exhibition romp over Costa Rica on Sunday in its first game since winning the Women's World Cup in Canada in July.The game marked the opening of a victory...

Costa Rica continues unlikely World Cup run

RECIFE, Brazil - Costa Rica beat Greece in a penalty shootout...Umana scored the decisive penalty as Costa Rica won the shootout 5-3 after the...Theofanis Gekas saw his penalty saved by Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas for the only...

Netherlands survives in shootout against Costa Rica

...in a 4-3 shootout victory over Costa Rica, making the Manchester United-bound...said Saturday after his team played Costa Rica to a 0-0 draw through extra time...longer reach. We prepared for the Costa Rica penalties just as we prepared for...

Costa Rica beats Italy, advances at World Cup

RECIFE, Brazil - Costa Rica followed up its surprise win over...eliminate England in the process.Costa Rica captain Bryan Ruiz gave his side...as moments before Ruiz's goal Costa Rica had a penalty appeal waved away when...

Costa Rica rallies to upset Uruguay

FORTALEZA, Brazil - Costa Rica came from behind to stun Uruguay 3-1 Saturday at the World Cup...catching out Muslera to slot the ball in from a tight angle. It was Costa Rica's first World Cup victory since beating China in the group stage...

Eco-vacations in Costa Rica

PLAYA GRANDE, Costa Rica -- A veterinarian I met on this pristine...Playa Grande, located in northwestern Costa Rica and considered to be one of the world's...Flights from Atlanta to San Jose, Costa Rica, start at about $482, according to...

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Paraguay blanks Costa Rica in Copa America action

...Thursday night, lifting Paraguay over Costa Rica 1-0 at Copa America. Santos scored...put his shot to the right side as Costa Rica's goalkeeper dived the other way...create many clear scoring chances. Costa Rica, seeking its first Copa title...

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Local groups help equip rehab facility in Costa Rica

...Lambert made his first mission trip to Costa Rica in May 2007, he was shocked by what...organize a mission trip to Upala, Costa Rica. What they saw there would spur...rehabilitation center. The president of Costa Rica is expected to attend Saturday's...

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U.S. shuts out Costa Rica

...huge saves as the United States beat Costa Rica, 3-0, in a World Cup qualifier...later at Guatemala (1-1-1). Costa Rica and Trinidad and Tobago (1-2-1...wasn't until the 38th minute that Costa Rica had its first shot, and Douglas...

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Body of Ga. student found off Costa Rica

...Oglethorpe University student has been found in the waters off Costa Rica.College officials said Friday that Erik Downes's...days after he was caught in a riptide.He traveled to Costa Rica as part of a school-sponsored ecotourism trip. The...

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