Pope brings 'church for the poor' to S. America's poorest with Ecuador, Bolivia, Paraguay trip

...5-13 visit to Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay, while Francis' own Jesuit order will...notoriously violent Palmasola prison and tour Paraguay's flood-prone Banado Norte shantytown...to study. He'll celebrate Mass at Paraguay's shrine to the Madonna of Caacupe...

Paraguay blanks Costa Rica in Copa America action

...86th minute Thursday night, lifting Paraguay over Costa Rica 1-0 at Copa America...first half, but two-time champion Paraguay came on in the second when Santos replaced defensive midfielder Jorge Britez. Paraguay leads Group C, with Chile playing Brazil...

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Paraguay, Spain reach World Cup quarterfinals

...PRETORIA, South Africa --- The last thing Paraguay wanted was to wind up in a shootout with...or have any success when they do.Yet Paraguay took the most difficult route to its...World Cup that went to penalty kicks.Paraguay will play Spain in the quarterfinals...

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Eventful Copa America puts an end to Chilean suffering

...Peru finished third for the second straight time after beating Paraguay in the third-place match.Brazil, coming off the humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany at the World Cup, was eliminated by Paraguay. The five-time world champions were without Neymar, who...

Lionel Messi, Argentina seek breakthrough in Copa America final

...that he can replicate his club-level success with the national team.Messi thrived in leading Argentina to a 6-1 rout of Paraguay in the semifinals on Tuesday, setting up a final against host Chile on Saturday.Messi didn't score but helped set up five...


...again out early in a major championship.Paraguay knocked out the five-time World Cup...4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.Paraguay it no stranger to this tournament. It...Ricardo Gareca with Peru, Ramon Diaz with Paraguay and Gerardo Martino with Argentina...


...equalizer to open its Copa America participation with a disappointing 2-2 draw with Paraguay.Substitute Lucas Barrios scored in the 90th-minute to cap Paraguay's comeback.Lionel Messi had one of Argentina's goals. CyclingFroome surges...

Diego Maradona considering FIFA presidential run, report says

...Jackson Martinez.In other quarterfinals it's Chile vs. Uruguay on Wednesday, Bolivia vs. Peru on Thursday and Brazil vs. Paraguay on Saturday.The South American championship is a mini-World Cup. Five of the quarterfinalists reached the last 16 in Brazil's...


...sent off after the final whistle. He was also fined $10,000.? In La Serena, Chile, defending champion Uruguay and Paraguay drew 1-1 in their last group game and both advanced to the Copa America quarterfinals.? In Auckland, New Zea land...

United States beats Paraguay

...three-game winless streak by beating Paraguay 2-0 in an exhibition game Sunday on...against El Salvador at Foxboro, Mass. Paraguay is getting ready to play Peru on Sept...ended a 448-minute shutout streak for Paraguay's defense. "I'm always complaining...

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