Tag : Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Sun, surf and unspoiled bliss

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Bordering Panama, Costa Rica contains 5% of the world’s biodiversity. What’s more, it has the highest population density of plants and animals species in the world. It is ecologically unspoiled, promoting conservation, protection and sustainable use of ecosystems. Monte Verde Biological Cloud Forest Reserve Visualise walking through the clouds. Above … Read More

Sport | World Cup down to four

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Saturday saw the latter two quarter-finals played, with Argentina facing Belgium and the Netherlands up against Costa Rica.  The Argentinians were aiming to reach their first semi-final since 1990 and they got off to a blistering start. Lionel Messi weaved away from two challenges and laid the ball off to … Read More

Sport | Brazil and Germany move closer to World Cup glory

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Ste Topping rounds up the action from the first quarter finals at the FIFA World Cup, and previews tonight’s action.   France and Germany began the day’s events with an intriguing battle. Both managers made tactical changes, with Joachim Low moving Philipp Lahm back into defence and Didier Dechamps replacing … Read More

Sport | Uruguay bite Italian hopes on dramatic day in Brazil

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After a dramatic day at the FIFA World Cup, Ste Topping looks back on the action and previews another exciting day in Brazil.   With the chance to salvage some pride in Brazil, Roy Hodgson made nine changes in the hope that England could win their first match of the tournament, … Read More

Sport | Will changed England line up bring Roy joy?

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This final group encounter in Belo Horizonte for both England and Costa Rica should and could have assumed a different significance; the expected scenario was England needing a win in this match to progress with the group’s minnows Costa Rica hoping for one last hurrah to take back with them … Read More

Sport | Brazil lead the way as England prepare to say goodbye

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As the last round of group matches got under way at the FIFA World Cup, Ste Topping rounds up the talking points from a busy day in Brazil and looks ahead to an English goodbye.   Monday’s action began in Group B, as Chile took on the Netherlands in a … Read More

Sport | France Blaise past Switzerland whilst Costa Rica complete Italian job

5 years ago / 0 comments

Well, it’s official, England are out of the World Cup. It came a bit earlier than expected but the good news is that either Italy or Uruguay will be joining us. After Friday’s results only one of the two teams can progress from the group when the two meet next … Read More

Sport | Colombia continue to impress but can Italy do us a favour?

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Okay so the England boys didn’t perform, but let’s be honest no one really expected them too, so instead of beating ourselves up about the ifs, buts and maybes let’s focus on the rest of the competition. Now we can return to watching the football and enjoying the class on … Read More