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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Paraguay

All time
# Wrap
10-man Brazil continue Copa America defence after booking semi-final spot
The reigning champions will face Peru who defeated Paraguay on penalties.
# On Bail
Ronaldinho released from Paraguayan prison, now on house arrest at luxury hotel
The iconic ex-footballer was jailed after using a fake passport to enter the country.
# no dice
Ronaldinho refused bail following allegations of entering Paraguay with a fake passport
A court rejected a request for conditional release for the 39-year-old World Cup winner and his brother.
# samba boys
Brazil exorcise Paraguay penalty demons to reach Copa semis
Brazil needed penalties to get past Paraguay in the Copa America quarter-finals.
# main man
Maradona had better Argentina team-mates than 'extraordinary' Messi
The Barcelona talisman remains without a major international trophy, but Fabio Capello feels he is not to blame for that failure
# Centenary
Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
A potential bid by Ireland and Britain would face opposition from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.
# dictatorship fears
Activist shot dead as protesters storm government building in Paraguay
Offices were ransacked and 30 people were injured as a demonstration turned violent.
# Paraguay
Girl (11) denied abortion after being raped gives birth
The authorities’ handling of the case sparked outrage.
# Child
10-year-old girl raped by stepfather denied abortion in Paraguay
The stepfather is now on the run.
# Paraguay
Kids with instruments made from rubbish will be Metallica's opening act tonight
The Orchestra of Recycled Instruments of Cateura will be the opening act for Metallica on its South American tour from today.
# Seeing Red
VIDEO: Paraguayan football match ends in brawl, 36 red cards
In the end, the referee decided it was just easier to send all of the players and the substitutes off.
# Club v Country
Mancini: Aguero will not play for Argentina despite call up
City boss expressed surprise that his injured forward was expected to show up for international duty.
# Preview
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
# Hugo
Chavez wonders if US hatched cancer plot against Latin American leaders
The Venezuelan president insisted he was merely thinking aloud. It follows news that Argentina’s president is the latest Latin Americna leader to be diagnosed with cancer.
# demotion
Ireland down two places in FIFA world rankings
The side’s lack of action this month has counted against them.
# Destiny
Forlan and Suarez seal Uruguay's Copa America victory
Football won, but that will prove little comfort to fans of Larissa Riquelme.
# Copa Preview
Copa América: Uruguay seek to clear final hurdle
Uruguay will be hoping to claim their 15th Copa América title when they take on Paraguay in El Monumental this evening.
# Naked Ambition
Larissa Riquelme up to her old, nudey tricks again
Paraguayan model Larissa Riquelme, she of running naked through the streets of Asuncion fame, has promised to “get naked on the spot” if Paraguay win this week’s Copa America final.
# Juego Bonito
Miraculous: watch Paraguay bluff their way into the Copa America final
After hitting the frame of the Parguayan goal on four occasions during normal time and having what looked like a perfectly legitimate goal disallowed, Venezuela went out.
# Upsets
Copa América: more surprises as Brazil exit competition
See all the goals as the favourites lose out to Venezuela and Paraguay.
# Last Eight
Juego Bonito: Previewing the Copa America quarter-finals…
Will Messi show up the Uruguayans? Can Sanchez keep feeding his growing reputation? Will Brazil’s defence fail them? It’s quarter-finals time.
# Brazil Blues
Copa América: Fred spares more Brazil blushes
There was further disappointment for one of the tournament favourites at the Copa América on Saturday evening.