Three miles from the finish line at Snowbird Resort, Italian Bardiani-CSF rider Giulio Ciccone made his move, positioning himself ahead of the Tour of Utah’s top four overall leaders. The gap continued to grow as he hung onto his lead while climbing up the Snowbird Summit, resulting in him finishing first in Saturday’s Stage 6, also known as the Qu...

Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona and his father, former Tribe player Tito Francona, have developed a new pasta sauce, Tito Francona & Son Pasta Sauce, which launches today. The sauce celebrates Tito and Terry’s love of Italian food and Northeast Ohio; a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the new sauce will go to Cleveland Indians Char...

Staten Island Yankees vs. Lowell Spinners. Saturday, 8/19/2017. 7 P.M. Celebrate Italian Heritage with The Order Sons of Italy, Father Capodanno Lodge,#212, The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum (GMM), and Italian-American Award Winning Author: Marianna Randazzo. Plus many other surprises! Did you know that Staten Island has a higher percentage of Italian Am...

Roma legend Francesco Totti's iconic number 10 shirt, which he wore for the final time on May 28th, has been launched into space, the Serie A club said on Wednesday. The 40-year-old played his final game after 24 years with the capital-city side in a 3-2 win against Genoa. And as a tribute to 'immortalise' the forward a rocket carrying the number 1...

Bocce is the thread tying together an afternoon celebrating Italian culture. Saturday’s 10th Annual Bocce Tournament and Festa will feature 24, four-member teams — a typical mix of returning teams and new ones. More than 100 participants plus spectators will gather on the grounds of the Village at the Grand Traverse Commons for food, music, sociali...

Olympic champion Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy won the men's 1500m freestyle final at the world championships on Sunday to retain the title he won two years ago in Kazan. Paltrinieri clocked 14 minutes, 52.07 seconds with Ukraine's Mykhailo Romanchuk taking silver at 1.29 back and Mack Horton of Australia earning bronze at 11.85 behind. Romanchuk g...

Three scholarships for girls and boys ages 6-16 are available to attend Alessandro del Piero Soccer Clinics in Los Angeles on August 8-10! The 100% scholarships are available to friends of Fondazione Italia on a first come first serve basis. Fee is normally $395. Use discount code Poliform2017 when enrolling online to take advantage of this amazing...

The Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) of Queens hosted the 29th Annual 5K Run/Walk on July 23 at the FIAO Soccer Field at 20th Avenue and 33rd Street in Astoria. More than 250 participants ran or walked in the streets of Astoria, despite the heat and humidity. This event was partially funded by Sussex Bank, located on Astoria Boul...

Two new bocce courts in Franklin Park, a Maryville Parks & Recreation facility located along the east side of the 700 block of North Main Street, are nearing completion and should be ready for play in early August. Workers smoothed out the pea gravel playing surface at the 12-foot-wide by 60-foot-long courts early Wednesday. Parks & Rec Director...

This writer remembers seeing Lee “Italian Stallion” Canalito fight in a couple of his twenty-one fights if memory serves me right. Good looking studd, physically fit and had Angelo Dundee in his corner. Canalito was a lineman at Sterling H.S. in Houston, TX, and was on Parade magazine’s annual All-America H.S. Football Team in 1971. He played defen...