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Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi converts penalty to salvage draw for Argentina against Paraguay
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Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi converts penalty to salvage draw for Argentina against Paraguay

Lionel Messi swept in a 57th-minute spot-kick at Belo Horizonte's Mineirao Stadium to cancel out a first-half opener from Paraguay's Richard Sanchez.

Copa America 2019: Brazil clips Argentine Angel Di Maria's wings again in hopes of 100th cap
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Copa America 2019: Brazil clips Argentine Angel Di Maria's wings again in hopes of 100th cap

Angel Di Maria's current international form can be compared to the lows faced when Argentina lost to Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final in Brazil.

Copa America 2019: Venezuela hold Brazil to goalless draw after controversial VAR decision denies Philippe Coutinho's late strike
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Copa America 2019: Venezuela hold Brazil to goalless draw after controversial VAR decision denies Philippe Coutinho's late strike

Coutinho thought he had fired Brazil into the quarter-finals in the 87th minute when he bundled home a finish from Everton Soares' driving run down the left wing at Salvador's Arena Fonte Nova Tuesday.

Copa America 2019: Eduardo Vargas scores brace as Chile begin title defence with emphatic win over Japan
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Copa America 2019: Eduardo Vargas scores brace as Chile begin title defence with emphatic win over Japan

Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile launched the defence of their Copa America crown with an emphatic 4-0 defeat of Japan in Sao Paulo on Monday.Erick Pulgar had opened the scoring for Chile in the first half before Vargas doubled the 2015 and 2016 champions' advantage with a deflected second-half strike.

Copa America 2019: Qatar draw Paraguay 2-2 on back of late strikes to ensure promising tournament debut
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Copa America 2019: Qatar draw Paraguay 2-2 on back of late strikes to ensure promising tournament debut

Boualem Khoukhi scored 13 minutes from time as Asian champions Qatar hit back from being down 0-2 to earn a 2-2 draw against Paraguay at the Copa America

Copa America 2019: Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani shine as Uruguay beat Ecuador 4-0 in opening match
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Copa America 2019: Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani shine as Uruguay beat Ecuador 4-0 in opening match

With a numerical advantage, Uruguay ran riot at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte as Cavani and Suarez netted before the break. The rout was completed 12 minutes from full-time with an Arturo Mina own goal.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: India's manual scavengers, Black Mirror's Striking Vipers, South Asia's polluted cities; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: India's manual scavengers, Black Mirror's Striking Vipers, South Asia's polluted cities; today's must-read stories

The primary reason behind the ineffectiveness of legislative provisions or rehabilitative measures is lack of awareness.

Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi says his team is feeling bitter after Argentina's opening match loss to Colombia
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Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi says his team is feeling bitter after Argentina's opening match loss to Colombia

Lionel Messi said his team was feeling bitter after Argentina lost their opening Copa America match to Colombia despite dominating the second half.

Copa America 2019: Qatar set for tough test in South America after establishing themselves as continental heavyweights in Asia
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Copa America 2019: Qatar set for tough test in South America after establishing themselves as continental heavyweights in Asia

There is little doubt that Qatar have bridged the gap with the Asian top, but the Copa America will mark the first time the marauding Maroons play against world class opposition in a competitive setting.

Copa America 2019: Rampant Colombia begin campaign with emphatic win over Lionel Messi's Argentina
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Copa America 2019: Rampant Colombia begin campaign with emphatic win over Lionel Messi's Argentina

Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata put a dent in Lionel Messi's hopes of finally landing a major international title as Colombia began their Copa America campaign with a 2-0 win over Argentina on Saturday.

Copa America 2019: Philippe Coutinho's brace hands Brazil winning start with 3-0 victory over Bolivia
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Copa America 2019: Philippe Coutinho's brace hands Brazil winning start with 3-0 victory over Bolivia

Barcelona's Coutinho scored from the penalty spot early in the second half and added a close-range header three minutes later

Copa America 2019: Brazil midfielder Casemiro says his team can still win tournament despite Neymar's absence
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Copa America 2019: Brazil midfielder Casemiro says his team can still win tournament despite Neymar's absence

Star forward Neymar's injury absence changes nothing for Brazil at the Copa America, midfielder Casemiro said on Thursday, insisting that the hosts must triumph come what may.

Copa America 2019: Neymar's absence could be blessing in disguise for Brazil with Tite's younger core ready to fill void
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Copa America 2019: Neymar's absence could be blessing in disguise for Brazil with Tite's younger core ready to fill void

Despite the loss of their talisman, the hosts go into the tournament as favourites to win it along with Lionel Messi-led Argentina, and are on a 10-match unbeaten run since losing to Belgium in the 2018 Russia World Cup.

Copa America 2019: Tournament organisers worried over slow ticket sales for two matches in Belo Horizonte
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Copa America 2019: Tournament organisers worried over slow ticket sales for two matches in Belo Horizonte

Copa America organisers say there have been slow sales for the match between Bolivia and Venezuela on 22 June and the match between Ecuador and Japan on 24 June.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP vs TMC in West Bengal, India-US trade ties, Copa America 2019; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP vs TMC in West Bengal, India-US trade ties, Copa America 2019; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: BJP vs TMC in West Bengal, India-US trade ties, Copa America 2019; today's must-read stories

Brazil football star Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer after questioning his competence
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Brazil football star Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer after questioning his competence

The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer – the latest twist in a scandal that has gripped the country.

Copa America 2019: 'Messiah' Lionel Messi, Argentina and quest for acceptance at yet another major tournament
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Copa America 2019: 'Messiah' Lionel Messi, Argentina and quest for acceptance at yet another major tournament

Argentina, and indeed Messi, have stumbled, got back up, and stumbled again. They have three silver medals from four major tournaments in the last five years. Silver

Paris Saint-Germain confirm Neymar has been sidelined for four weeks due to ankle injury, club says no surgery required
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Paris Saint-Germain confirm Neymar has been sidelined for four weeks due to ankle injury, club says no surgery required

Neymar is expected to be sidelined for four weeks by the ankle injury that has ruled him out of the Copa America with Brazil, his club Paris Saint-Germain said on Saturday.

Brazil star Neymar out of Copa America 2019 after tearing right ankle ligament in friendly win over Qatar
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Brazil star Neymar out of Copa America 2019 after tearing right ankle ligament in friendly win over Qatar

Superstar Neymar was ruled out of the Copa America Thursday after tearing his right ankle ligament during Brazil's 2-0 friendly win over Qatar.

Woman who accused Brazil's Neymar of rape gives details in TV interview, says footballer hit her
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Woman who accused Brazil's Neymar of rape gives details in TV interview, says footballer hit her

Brazilians for the first time late Wednesday heard from the woman who says that football superstar Neymar sexually assaulted her at a Paris hotel.