Paraguay

  • France held to 1-1 draw after Paraguay's late goal in warm-up 02-06-2014 10:12 AM

    Nice, France: Real Sociedad winger Antoine Griezmann staked his claim for a World Cup starting spot with his first international goal for France, only for midfielder Victor Caceres to do likewise and earn Paraguay a 1-1 draw with an 89th-minute header Sunday in Les Bleus' penultimate warm-up game before heading...
  • Paraguay's new president was targeted by the DEA 15-08-2013 04:21 PM

    The man taking over as Paraguay'snew president on Thursday has built a family fortune in one ofthe most unequal places in South America, dominatingindustries from banking to tobacco to soft drinks to soccer. The 57-year-old Horacio Cartes also is a politicalneophyte who never registered to vote before running forpresident, and...
  • Julian Draxler out of Germany friendly with Paraguay 12-08-2013 03:52 PM

    Berlin: Schalke attacking midfielder Julian Draxler has pulled out of Germany's friendly with Paraguay in Kaiserslautern on Wednesday due to an ankle injury. The German Football Federation says the 19-year-old Draxler bruised his left Achilles tendon and sustained a cut on his calf during Schalke's 3-3 draw at home with...
  • Messi leads Argentina to top of World Cup table 08-09-2012 09:01 AM

    Cordoba, Argentina: Lionel Messi's Argentina brushed aside Paraguay 3-1 to go top of the South American 2014 World Cup qualifiers at the Mario Kempes stadium on Friday. Goals from Angel Di Maria, Gonzalo Higuain and Messi, with a brilliant free kick, gave Argentina their first home win over Paraguay in...
  • Paraguay under pressure after president impeached 24-06-2012 10:32 PM

    Asuncion: Paraguay's new president said on Saturday he would ask his impeached predecessor to help quell regional tensions after Argentina withdrew its ambassador in protest at what it said was a coup and Brazil recalled its top diplomat for consultations. Paraguay's South American neighbours and key trading partners are taking...
  • Paraguay's president ousted in impeachment trial 23-06-2012 12:14 PM

    Asuncion: Paraguay's Congress removed President Fernando Lugo from office on Friday after a lightning-quick impeachment that he said was tantamount to a coup but pledged to accept. Lugo, a silver-haired former Roman Catholic bishop who quit the Church to run for president, was found guilty of mishandling armed clashes over...
  • Paraguay's sausage breaks world record 17-07-2011 12:24 PM

    Asuncion: There is a new hot dog in the Guinness Book of Records after a sausage in Paraguay claimed victory as the "world's largest" at record of 203.8 meters long, event officials said. Guinness representative Johanna Hessling, who travelled to the exhibition, confirmed yesterday that the Paraguay sausage broke the...
  • 'Dead' baby wakes up for his funeral 10-08-2009 07:53 PM

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  • Mascherano fires Argentina to top spot 06-07-2007 09:42 AM

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  • Copa America: Argentina enter QF 04-07-2007 02:02 AM

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