Copa America 2015: Lionel Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay to enter final
Copa America 2015: Lionel Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay to enter final

Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final of the Copa America here Tuesday.

Copa America 2015: Argentina hit Paraguay for six to make final

Angel di Maria scored twice as Argentina crushed Paraguay 6-1 on Tuesday to book their place in the final of the Copa America against hosts Chile.

Paraguay eye third pickup truck as prize for Argentina upset
Paraguay eye third pickup truck as prize for Argentina upset

Paraguay coach Ramon Diaz, famous for his motivational methods, revealed on Monday he owes his squad two pickup trucks plus a third if they upset Argentina in their Copa America semi-final.

'Argentina is world's best team'
'Argentina is world's best team'

Ramon Diaz, coach of Paraguay, has praised the Argentine team which will be rival in semifinals, and said his team will go into battle to win, Copa America's official website said on Monday.

Argentine judge orders seizure of Falklands drillers' assets

 An Argentine judge has ordered the seizure of assets of oil drilling companies operating in the Falklands Islands, including property held by US firm Noble Energy, as the country takes a firmer line on the disputed territory ahead of October elections.

Copa America: Paraguay hero Derlis Gonzalez ready for Argentina
Copa America: Paraguay hero Derlis Gonzalez ready for Argentina

Paraguay striker Derlis Gonzalez said his team were thinking about another Copa America shock against Argentina after sensationally dumping Brazil out of the competition on Saturday.

Argentina orders asset seizure from Falkland oil firms

An Argentine judge Saturday ordered the seizure of $156 million and other assets from British and US oil companies looking for crude in waters off the disputed Falkland Islands.

Argentina beat Colombia in penalties to reach Copa America semis
Argentina beat Colombia in penalties to reach Copa America semis

Argentina reached the semi-finals of the Copa America here Friday, defeating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out after a fiercely contested match finished 0-0 at full-time. 

Lionel Messi simply the best: Colombia coach
Lionel Messi simply the best: Colombia coach

 Star striker Lionel Messi is "quite simply the best player in the world", Colombia coach Jose Pekerman has claimed ahead of his side's Copa America football quarter-final clash with Argentina.

Diego Maradona`s father 'Don Diego' passes away
Diego Maradona`s father 'Don Diego' passes away

Diego Maradona`s father "Don Diego" passed away on Thursday, local media reported, with the 87-year-old failing to recover from long-standing coronary and respiratory difficulties.

Toothless `Tigre` Radamel Falcao struggling at Copa America
Toothless `Tigre` Radamel Falcao struggling at Copa America

More than 200 minutes played and barely a sniff of a goal: Radamel Falcao`s miserable season with Manchester United has spilled over into Colombia`s misfiring Copa America campaign.

Argentina match chance for Colombia to improve: James Rodriguez
Argentina match chance for Colombia to improve: James Rodriguez

Star forward James Rodriguez believes facing Argentina in the quarter-finals of the Copa America football tournament presents Colombia with a great chance to raise their game.

Diego Maradona to run for FIFA presidency: Report
Diego Maradona to run for FIFA presidency: Report

Argentine soccer great has decided to stand as a candidate for the FIFA presidency to replace Sepp Blatter, Uruguayan journalist and author Victor Hugo Morales has said.

Fatigue a factor in Argentina's performance, says coach
Fatigue a factor in Argentina's performance, says coach

Argentina's lacklustre performance so far in the 2015 Copa America championship is due to fatigue, according to national team coach Gerardo Martino.

Copa America quarterfinals schedule takes shape
Copa America quarterfinals schedule takes shape

The 2015 Copa America quarterfinals schedule took shape on Sunday, following the scoreless tie between Colombia and Peru and Brazil's 2-1 win over Venezuela.

Lionel Messi asked for on-field selfie by opponent
Lionel Messi asked for on-field selfie by opponent

Lionel Messi may be quite used to pose for selfies, but even for him it was a first when Deshorn Brown requested the star to be clicked with the striker shortly after Argentina's laboured 1-0 win over Jamaica in Copa America.

Lionel Messi celebrates 100 international matches with Argentina
Lionel Messi celebrates 100 international matches with Argentina

The true hero of the Argentina versus Jamaica Copa America 2015 match in Chile was Lionel Messi as he celebrated his 100th cap with Argentina.

Argentina struggle into Copa quarters, Uruguay advance
Argentina struggle into Copa quarters, Uruguay advance

Argentina marked Lionel Messi`s 100th cap with an unconvincing 1-0 win over Jamaica to reach the Copa America quarter-finals as group winners on Saturday as holders Uruguay advanced to the last eight.

Juan Martin del Potro pulls out of Wimbledon after wrist surgery
Juan Martin del Potro pulls out of Wimbledon after wrist surgery

Argentina`s Juan Martin Del Potro has pulled out of Wimbledon after having a third operation on his left wrist, organisers said on Friday.

Sergio Aguero 'very happy' at Mancester City, rejects Real Madrid links
Sergio Aguero 'very happy' at Mancester City, rejects Real Madrid links

Striker Sergio Aguero wants to stay at Manchester City this summer as he looks to fulfil his ambition of winning the European Champions League while rejecting the advances of Spanish football giants Real Madrid.