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Uruguay's Gaston Pereiro in action with Bolivia's Leonel Justiniano(Pool via REUTERS)

Uruguay wins, Colombia draws in troubled round of qualifiers

AP | , Sao Paulo
PUBLISHED ON SEP 06, 2021 07:48 AM IST
The Uruguayans thrashed eighth-place Bolivia 4-2 at home to move into fourth place with 12 points after eight matches. Colombia had a 1-1 draw at Paraguay.
Argentina's Lionel Messi and Paraguay Santiago Arzamendia battle for the ball during a Copa America soccer match(AP)
Argentina's Lionel Messi and Paraguay Santiago Arzamendia battle for the ball during a Copa America soccer match(AP)

Argentina beats Paraguay, secures Copa America knockout spot

AP | , Sao Paulo
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 08:23 AM IST
Captain Messi, seeking his first major title with the national team, had to work with a team impacted by six changes in the starting lineup.
Alberto Espinola and teammates celebrate after the match(REUTERS)
Alberto Espinola and teammates celebrate after the match(REUTERS)

Paraguay come from behind to beat Bolivia 3-1 at Copa America

Reuters | , Goiania
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 09:01 AM IST
Bolivia were without five players who tested positive for COVID-19, including striker Marcelo Martins, who scored seven times in Bolivia’s last seven games.
Paraguay players during training.(TWITTER)
Paraguay players during training.(TWITTER)

Paraguay vs Bolivia, Copa America 2021 Live Streaming: When and where to watch

PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 10:59 PM IST
  • Paraguay vs Bolivia, Copa America 2021 All you need to know about live streaming details on Sony Liv, match timings, venue for Copa America 2021 Match Today between Paraguay and Bolivia.
"Never too far for friendship. Made in India vaccines arrive in Paraguay," India's external affairs minister S Jaishankar tweeted.(Twitter/@DrSJaishankar)
"Never too far for friendship. Made in India vaccines arrive in Paraguay," India's external affairs minister S Jaishankar tweeted.(Twitter/@DrSJaishankar)

Covid-19: India provides 100,000 doses of Covaxin vaccine to Paraguay

ANI | , Asuncion, Paraguay
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 04:12 AM IST
"Paraguay receives 100,000 doses of Covaxin vaccine from India. We guarantee the continued immunization against COVID-19. Thanks to India for its support," Sputnik reported citing Paraguay Health Ministry.

Argentina draw 1-1 with Paraguay in World Cup qualifier

Buenos Aires | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 09:24 AM IST
Argentina conceded a first-half penalty but recovered to secure a 1-1 draw against Paraguay in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Buenos Aires on Thursday.
Teen pregnancy costs Latin America billions of dollars a year - UN(Twitter/BWiseHealth)
Teen pregnancy costs Latin America billions of dollars a year - UN(Twitter/BWiseHealth)

High rates of teen pregnancy costs Latin America billions of dollars a year, dampens opportunities for women - UN

Bogota | By Reuters | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 12:11 PM IST
UN’s Population Fund reveals that Latin America’s high teenage pregnancy rates are driven by a lack of sex education in schools and lack of access to free birth control for girls, which has become even harder to obtain due to the closure of health clinics in coronavirus lockdowns and has cost Mexico $4.1 billion a year, Paraguay $1.3 billion a year.
Football representational image(HT Image)
Football representational image(HT Image)

Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay all face injury issues ahead of World Cup qualifiers

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 08:45 PM IST
For Brazil, forward Philippe Coutinho is out. Argentina will be missing striker Paulo Dybala. And Uruguay will have to do without midfielder Federico Valverde.
Ronaldinho is seen on a balcony of the Paraguayan hotel where he has been under house arrest for four months in Asuncion, Paraguay, August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno(REUTERS)
Ronaldinho is seen on a balcony of the Paraguayan hotel where he has been under house arrest for four months in Asuncion, Paraguay, August 24, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Adorno(REUTERS)

Paraguay judge rules Ronaldinho can go free after months-long detention

ASUNCION | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 07:15 AM IST
A judge in Asuncion agreed to a “conditional suspension” of charges, effectively clearing the player of any responsibility for the crime but ordering him to pay $90,000 in costs, which would be given to charitable organizations.
The signatories praised it as a pact that would integrate a market of some 800 million people, remove most tariffs on EU exports, ease border checks, cut red tape, and strengthen political and cultural ties.(Reuters Photo)
The signatories praised it as a pact that would integrate a market of some 800 million people, remove most tariffs on EU exports, ease border checks, cut red tape, and strengthen political and cultural ties.(Reuters Photo)

European Union’s watchdog to probe bloc’s trade pact with South American nations

Brussels | By Associated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2020 04:24 PM IST
The European Commission, which negotiates trade agreements on behalf of EU member countries, and the Mercosur bloc of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay announced in June last year that they had clinched a deal exactly two decades after negotiations were launched.
Judge rules Ronaldinho must remain in Paraguayan jai(REUTERS)
Judge rules Ronaldinho must remain in Paraguayan jai(REUTERS)

Paraguayan judge orders Ronaldinho to remain in prison

Asuncion | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 11:28 PM IST
The 39-year-old World Cup winner and his brother Roberto were arrested on Friday, accused of being in possession of fake Paraguayan passports.
Brazilian ex-football star Ronaldinho Gaucho arrives at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport in Luque.(AFP)
Brazilian ex-football star Ronaldinho Gaucho arrives at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport in Luque.(AFP)

Ronaldinho accused of using fake passport to enter Paraguay

Asuncion | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 03:35 PM IST
Paraguayan police raided the hotel in Asuncion where the 2005 Ballon d’Or winner was staying during a trip promote a book and found the false documents, the minister said.
Brazil's player Filipe Luis takes part in a training session at Cidade do Galo, in Belo Horizonte.(AFP)
Brazil's player Filipe Luis takes part in a training session at Cidade do Galo, in Belo Horizonte.(AFP)

After Atletico Madrid, Filipe Luis signs with Brazil’s Flamengo

Rio de Janeiro | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 11:16 PM IST
Luis, 33, who confirmed his latest move on social media, started his playing career at Brazilian club Figueirense before going abroad to play for Deportivo de La Coruna in Spain.
Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts.(REUTERS)
Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts.(REUTERS)

Argentina waiting for Lionel Messi magic to make an appearance

Belo Horizonte (Brazil) | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 12:48 PM IST
Four times Lionel Messi has lined up with Argentina in a major final -- the 2014 World Cup and Copa America in 2007, 2015 and 2016 -- but every time they have lost.
Brazil's Gabriel Jesus celebrates winning the penalty shootout.(REUTERS)
Brazil's Gabriel Jesus celebrates winning the penalty shootout.(REUTERS)

Brazil exorcize Paraguay penalty demons to reach Copa America semi-finals

Porto Alegre | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 11:29 AM IST
Willian came closest to scoring in normal time for Brazil when he hit the post as Paraguay held out for a 0-0 draw for more than 40 minutes following the dismissal of Fabian Balbuena for a professional foul on Roberto Firmino.
Brazil's Dani Alves (L) and Paraguay's Santiago Arzamendia vie for the ball.(AFP)
Brazil's Dani Alves (L) and Paraguay's Santiago Arzamendia vie for the ball.(AFP)

Colombia not Argentina to host 2020 Copa America final

Bogota | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2019 10:55 AM IST
The tournament group stages will be divided into two regions: Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru playing in the northern zone while Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia and Paraguay will face off in the southern zone.
Brazil's coach Tite gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on June 26, 2019, on the eve of the Copa America quarterfinal football match against Paraguay. (Photo by Luis Acosta / AFP)(AFP)
Brazil's coach Tite gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on June 26, 2019, on the eve of the Copa America quarterfinal football match against Paraguay. (Photo by Luis Acosta / AFP)(AFP)

Copa America: Brazil coach Tite fears sceptre of Paraguay penalty woe

Porto Alegre, Brazil | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 01:53 PM IST
In 2011, Paraguay edged Brazil 2-0 on penalties and went on to reach the final in Argentina, losing to Uruguay in the title match.
Japan's Takefusa Kubo and Ecuador's Robert Arboleda vie for the ball during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on June 24, 2019. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)(AFP)
Japan's Takefusa Kubo and Ecuador's Robert Arboleda vie for the ball during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on June 24, 2019. (Photo by Douglas Magno / AFP)(AFP)

Heartache for Japan, Ecuador as draw sends Paraguay into Copa quarters

Rio De Janeiro | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 11:46 AM IST
Japan and Ecuador faced a must win match in their bid to reach the knock-out stages as one of the two best third-placed finishers.
Argentina's Sergio Aguero (R) celebrates with Argentina's Lionel Messi after scoring against Qatar.(AFP)
Argentina's Sergio Aguero (R) celebrates with Argentina's Lionel Messi after scoring against Qatar.(AFP)

Argentina, Uruguay, Peru through to Copa America quarter-finals

Porto Alegre, Brazil | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Colombia beat Paraguay 1-0 thanks to a Gustavo Cuellar goal in the other Group B match to secure a place in the last eight for both Peru, who finished third in Group A, and Uruguay, currently second in Group C.
Argentina's Lionel Messi takes a penalty awarded by the VAR after a hand in the area, to score against Paraguay during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on June 19, 2019.(AFP)
Argentina's Lionel Messi takes a penalty awarded by the VAR after a hand in the area, to score against Paraguay during their Copa America football tournament group match at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on June 19, 2019.(AFP)

Copa America: Messi penalty, Armani save secure lucky draw for Argentina

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 12:01 PM IST
Argentina captain Lionel Messi pulled his side level in the 57th minute after a handball by Paraguay’s Ivan Peris which no-one on the pitch appealed for but was spotted by a VAR review.
Robert Vadra, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s husband, on Sunday took to Facebook to clarify that he had made an “aberration” after he used the Paraguayan flag instead of the Tricolour to spread awareness about the Lok Sabha elections on social media.(REUTERS)
Robert Vadra, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s husband, on Sunday took to Facebook to clarify that he had made an “aberration” after he used the Paraguayan flag instead of the Tricolour to spread awareness about the Lok Sabha elections on social media.(REUTERS)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: India in my heart, says Robert Vadra after being trolled over Paraguay flag

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2019 10:11 PM IST
Shortly after that, the error was pointed out to him on social media. By the time it was taken down, the tweet had become the focus of many jokes, leading to Vadra being trolled on social media.
File picture of Eduardo Berizzo(Getty Images)
File picture of Eduardo Berizzo(Getty Images)

Paraguay name Argentinian Eduardo Berizzo as new coach

Asuncion | By AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2019 09:40 PM IST
He takes over from Colombian Juan Carlos Osorio, who quit the job last week after only one game in charge -- a 1-1 friendly draw with South Africa.
File image of Argentina’s Lionel Messi.(Getty Images)
File image of Argentina’s Lionel Messi.(Getty Images)

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay to present joint 2030 World Cup bid

Santiago | By AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 10:26 AM IST
Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay had already submitted a joint bid to host the centenary edition of football’s most prestigious tournament, but Pinera said on Twitter on Thursday that those countries’ presidents had agreed to Chile’s participation in the “joint candidacy”.
Batumi: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand plays against Markus Ragger of Austria in the second round of the team event at 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Geogia, Wednesday, Sept 26, 2018. Anand beat Ragger as Indian team won against Austria, 3.5 - 0.5. (Paul Troung via PTI Photo) (STORY SPF 13)(PTI9_26_2018_000088B)(PTI)
Batumi: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand plays against Markus Ragger of Austria in the second round of the team event at 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Geogia, Wednesday, Sept 26, 2018. Anand beat Ragger as Indian team won against Austria, 3.5 - 0.5. (Paul Troung via PTI Photo) (STORY SPF 13)(PTI9_26_2018_000088B)(PTI)

Chess Olympiad: Indian men crush Paraguay, women outwit Argentina

Batumi (Georgia) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 11:25 PM IST
The Indian men’s team defeated Paraguay while the women’s team outplayed Argentina at the Chess Olympiad on Friday.
Poland's Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring their second goal vs Lithuania during their friendly match at PGE Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland on June 12, 2018.(REUTERS)
Poland's Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring their second goal vs Lithuania during their friendly match at PGE Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland on June 12, 2018.(REUTERS)

Japan end woeful run, Robert Lewandowski shines for Poland ahead of FIFA World Cup 2018

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 10:32 AM IST
Japan came from behind to beat Paraguay 4-2 while Robert Lewandowski scored a brace for Poland as they hammered Lithuania 4-0 in warm-up games ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018.
Takashi Inui (L) celebrates after the first goal against Paraguay during their FIFA World Cup 2018 warm-up encounter on Tuesday.(AFP)
Takashi Inui (L) celebrates after the first goal against Paraguay during their FIFA World Cup 2018 warm-up encounter on Tuesday.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: Japan register comeback win over Paraguay in warm-up

Omnisport | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 09:28 PM IST
Japan defeated Paraguay in their FIFA World Cup 2018 warm-up encounter with Takashi Inui scoring twice for the Blue Samurai.
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