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  • French soccer team forward Antoine Griezmann, right, challenges for the ball with Paraguayan soccer team defender Luis Carlos Cardozo Espillaga, during the friendly soccer match between France and Paraguay at the Allianz Riviera Stadium, in Nice, southeastern France, Sunday, June 1, 2014. France is preparing for the upcoming soccer World Cup in Brazil starting on 12 June. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    France held to 1-1 draw after Paraguay's late goal

    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 to Brazil.


  • Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar, right, and Paraguay 's Caceres Vitor, challenge for the ball during their friendly soccer match in Kufstein, Austrian province of Tyrol, Thursday, May 29. 2014. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

    Cameroon loses to Paraguay in World Cup warmup

    Cameroon lost to Paraguay 2-1 Thursday in a World Cup warmup at Kufstein, Austria, as the Indomitable Lions rested several top players.


  • Cameroon's Vincent Aboubakar, right, and Paraguay 's Caceres Vitor, challenge for the ball during their friendly soccer match in Kufstein, Austrian province of Tyrol, Thursday, May 29. 2014. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

    Paraguay beats WCup team Cameroon 2-1 in friendly

    Cameroon slumped to a 2-1 defeat against Paraguay after resting several leading players in a World Cup warmup game on Thursday.


  • Costa Rica downs Paraguay 2-1 in friendly

    Arsenal forward Joel Campbell scored in the first half to help Costa Rica to a 2-0 win over Paraguay in an international friendly Wednesday.


  • Paraguay's Julia Marino takes a jump during the women's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualifying at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

    SOCHI SCENE: She'll be back

    Freeskier Julia Marino wiped out on her final jump of the slopestyle completion Tuesday and had to climb all the way up the hill to fetch her skis.


  • Paraguay's Julia Marino takes a jump during the women's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualifying at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Julia Marino, Paraguay's 1st ever Winter Olympian

    Julia Marino grew up in Massachusetts and spent her weekends skiing in New Hampshire. She had a shot at competing for the United States in the Olympics.


  • Olympiakos signs Paraguay striker Valdez

    Paraguay striker Nelson Valdez has joined Greek defending champion Olympiakos, on loan from Abu Dhabi club Al-Jazira.


  • France to face Norway, Paraguay and Jamaica

    France will play Norway, Paraguay and Jamaica in friendly matches as part of its World Cup preparations.


  • Embassy Row: Time for a change

    Voters in Paraguay have a chance to solidify democracy Sunday in a presidential election that pits a candidate from a political party that governed for more than six decades against a hopeful from a party that currently holds the presidency, according to a former U.S. ambassador to the South American country.


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