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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Colombia

This year
Colombia win first-ever World Cup knockout game to book quarter-final with England
Captain Catalina Usme scored the only goal of the last-16 tie against Jamaica.
Colombia win first-ever World Cup knockout game to book quarter-final with England
Captain Catalina Usme scored the only goal of the last-16 tie against Jamaica.
Colin Bell disappointed in his 'slow' South Korea team as they lose to Colombia
The former Ireland manager was disappointed in his team’s performance.
'Players feared for their bodies' - Pauw on Ireland's abandoned World Cup warm-up game
Ireland boss says ‘fear in players’ eyes’ fully convinced her to take drastic action.
Colombian children rescued after 40 days in jungle are doing 'very well' and leave hospital
They were the only survivors after the small plane they were flying in crashed in the jungle.
'Players feared for their bodies' - Pauw on Ireland's abandoned World Cup warm-up game
Ireland boss says ‘fear in players’ eyes’ fully convinced her to take drastic action.
Mane inspires Senegal to win over Brazil, Colombia deepen Germany's woes
Five-time World Cup winners Brazil are still without a coach after the departure of Tite last year.
Relatives fight for custody of children who survived plane crash and 40 days in Amazon rainforest
The children survived by eating cassava flour, seeds and some fruits they found in the rainforest.
Four children found alive after 40 days lost in jungle due to plane crash in Colombia
The children were alone when searchers found them and are now receiving medical attention.
Last year
Colombia’s first leftist president says ‘the war on drugs has failed’
Gustavo Petro was sworn into office yesterday.
Griggs and Tuthill secure top 10 finishes at World U20s Championships
Double European U20 gold medallist Nick Griggs finished in 9th place in his first global final.
Sleeman qualifies for 100m semi-final at U20 World Championships
Earlier today, Lucy McGlynn narrowly missed out on reaching the semi-final of the 400m hurdles.
Leeds continue signing spree with addition of Colombia's Luis Sinisterra
The exciting 23-year-old winger has penned a five-year deal at Elland Road.
At least four dead after stands collapse at bullfight in Colombia
More than 300 people needed treatment in hospitals following the incident.
Former rebel fighter Gustavo Petro becomes Colombia's first leftist president
The 62-year-old former mayor of Bogota defeated millionaire businessman Rodolfo Hernandez in a tense and unpredictable election.
At least 14 people dead and 35 injured as mudslide sweeps through Colombian town
Colombian President Ivan Duque sent his condolences to the families of the deceased.
Suarez and Cavani on target to boost Uruguay World Cup hopes as Argentina defeat Colombia
Uruguay overcame Venezuela in South American World Cup qualifying while Argentina scored a 1-0 win over Colombia.
Scenes as Peru stun goal-shy Colombia, Venezuelan Rondon's treble sinks Bolivia
Edison Flores gave Peru a smash-and-grab victory after David Ospina’s gaffe cost the hosts.
Colombian dies publicly under new euthanasia policy
Hours before dying Victor Escobar, 60, celebrated what he called victory in his two-year battle with a lung ailment that left him unable to breathe on his own.
All time
Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker arrested following decade on run
President Ivan Duque likened the arrest of Dairo Antonio Usuga to Pablo Escobar’s capture three decades ago.
More than 3,000 shark fins confiscated in Colombia
Colombian authorities seized 3,493 shark fins and 117 kilos of fish bladders that were en route to Hong Kong.
WHO monitoring new coronavirus variant named 'Mu'
‘Mu’ was first identified in Colombia in January.
Helicopter carrying Colombia’s president attacked near Venezuela border
A video released by the presidency showed several bullet holes in the Colombian air force helicopter.
Brazil eke out controversial win over Colombia in Copa America
Elsewhere, Ecuador and Peru drew 2-2.
Remembering the amazing career and life of Des McAleenan
The hugely-popular Dubliner made a name for himself as a world-class goalkeeping coach.
Carlos Queiroz sacked by Colombia after their worst defeat in four decades
The 67-year-old leaves the job in the wake of a 3-0 home loss to Uruguay and a 6-1 rout in Ecuador.
Son of Escobar: 'He had to tell me my real father was a drug lord and my life was in danger'
The first biological son of Pablo Escobar, who was adopted by an intelligence agent as an infant, has shared the story of his unusual life in a new book released this week.
11 dead and six missing after helicopter crash in southeast Colombia
The Blackhawk helicopter was carrying 17 military personnel when it went down.
'Work together', Colombian peace official tells Northern Ireland during Dublin visit
Presidential Counselor for Stabilization and Consolidation, Emilio Archila, is visiting Dublin today.
Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro did not travel to Leticia, citing doctors’ orders.
Colombian troops kill nine FARC dissidents in raid after peace deal rejection
President Ivan Duque said he has authorised the raid on the dissidents.
Former Colombian rebels announce return to arms despite 2016 peace agreement
FARC fighters criticised the peace agreement in a video posted on Youtube.
Quintana wins stage 18 as Alaphilippe maintains Tour de France lead with phenomenal descent
GC leader Alaphilippe showcased incredible endurance over three Category 1 climbs.
Alexis Sanchez sends Chile through on penalties against Colombia
The defending champions will face either Uruguay or Peru in a semi-final in midweek.
James Rodriguez could be on his way to Serie A
Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is hopeful of signing the star, but will move for Hirving Lozano should a deal fail.
Colombia's Martinez and Zapata stun Messi's Argentina at Copa
Argentina were upstaged by their Colombian counterparts, who made a winning start in Group B.
Venezuelan president orders reopening of border with Colombia
The country is suffering from shortages of food, medicine and other essentials.
'Venezuela was beautiful once... It wasn’t until the very end that we realised we were losing everything'
Amanda Coakley interviews Venezuelans in Cali, Colombia
The young Venezuelan migrants trying to make their way in a troubled Colombia
Amanda Coakley reports from Bogotá.
Opinion: In Colombia indigenous protests follow communities being displaced and leaders murdered
Thousands of indigenous people have attended a minga -a collective action for the common good – in defence of life, writes Kieran Duffy.