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Editorial - How Can We All Help to Improve Nicoya’s Sports Center?

By Staff La Voz de Guanacaste

Ever since it started raining, The Voice of Guanacaste has received a flood of complaints on social networks and to our editorial staff. Some tell us how the gym floods, interrupting basketball games; others bemoan...

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Poor Condition of Sports Center Limits Training Opportunities for Nicoyan Swimmers

By Sara Quesada - Colaboradora

Diego Fajardo, the Coordinator for the Nicoya Swimming School, couldn’t train his students at the local sports center for nearly a week because the pool was closed.

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Two Guanacastecans will Represent the Province at Triathlon World Championships in Hawaii and Holland

By Roberto Acuña Ávalos - roberto@vozdeguanacaste.com

Jacqueline Mora and Luis Mora train in a swimming pool at a Nicoya sports complex from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays. The do it because of passion and, now, because they will represent Guanacaste in the triathlon World...

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Municipality of Carrillo Will Invest More Than ¢200 million For The Ironman 70.3 Triathlon

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Carrillo is getting ready to put its best foot forward. The canton will play host to more than 15,000 people from 40 countries from June 16-18 who will arrive for the first Ironman 70.3 triathlon held in Costa Rica.

Because of this, the Municipality of Carrillo...

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3 in 1: Tips on How To Be a Triathlete in Guanacaste

By Ariana Crespo - arianacrespo@vozdeguanacaste.com

Training in Guanacaste’s climate makes medium- and long-distance triathlons an even more demanding sport than in other regions of the country, but it also provides motivational scenery.

The province’s temperatures, low altitude and Pacific currents make it a...

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Guanacaste Kids Are the Here and Now of Athletics

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

They say children are our future, but in the case of Guanacastecan athletics, they’re the present. In the last Costa Rican National Games, they reached the top, winning gold, silver and bronze medals.

Nicoya won two gold medals, Cañas won two silvers and Santa...

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Regional Women’s Football Squad in Nicoya Seeks New Talent

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

The regional women’s football squad in Nicoya has begun another effort to find promising young talent in order to train them in the competitive sport.

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Maria Ramirez Mosquera: “Although I Am 51, I Still Aspire to Go to the World Championship”

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Maria Mercedes Ramirez Mosquera is a master class athlete who lives in Liberia, and her half century of life does not stop her from dreaming of going to the World Championship for the first time...

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Guanacaste Multiplied Medals in Last Six Years

By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo - willberth@vozdeguanacaste.com

Guanacaste increased the number of medals won by athletes in the National Games by 163% between 2010 and 2016.

During each of those years, the awards kept multiplying and increasing by an ...

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The “Super Classic” Will Be Held in Liberia in the Edgardo Baltodano Stadium

By Samantha Barquero - esamibc@gmail.com

On Monday, May 30, council members unanimously approved hosting the “Super Classic” game between the Saprissa athletic team and La Liga athletic team from Alajuela in Liberia.

The date of the event is yet to be confirmed. The two possibilities are Saturday, July 9...

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Martial Arts in Nicoya: Good for the Mind... and for Self-Defense

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By Wilberth Villalobos wilberth@vozdeguanacaste.com 1

When talking about participating in sports in Nicoya, the options are usually the classics: soccer, swimming, basketball or going to the gym. But the Eastern influence of martial arts is going strong in the world, and Nicoya has not escaped it. In...

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