WTI Magazine #68    2015 September, 18Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   Two Italians on top of New York, the first time of two Italian tennis players in the final of a Grand Slam tournament. And yet, two friends, from the same region, Puglia, expression of a Southern Italy where young peop...

By J. Brady McCollough / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sonny Vaccaro can get lost in his words, the stories tumbling clumsily from one into the next, and if you aren't careful, the conversation can really end up in the desert. But when he's on point, when he knows exactly what needs to be explained, his thoughts crystallize into a clear stream. On a re...

The American Renaissance Foundation is proud to announce the selection of DARYLE LAMONICA, former American collegiate and professional quarterback, as the 2014 Louisiana American Italian Sports Hall of Fame National Honoree.   Mr. Lamonica began his career at the University of Notre Dame, where he was the starting quarterback for three seaso...

The Italian Club of Dallas is hosting Festa Italia: Italian Festival & Bocce Tournament at 10 a.m. Saturday at John Paul II High School, 900 Coit Road. The family-friendly event will include Italian food and beverages, grape stomping, an Italian car show, folk dancing, children's games and the Festa Italia Bocce Classic. Teams can register...

Iceberg has designed the off-court wardrobe for Danilo Gallinari, the 24-year-old Italian basketball player who plays for the Denver Nuggets. The Italian brand, under the Gilmar umbrella, provided Mr. Gallinari with customized outfits with an elegant, yet easy mood. The range includes a blue suit featuring satin revers, a black tuxedo, a blue cashm...

Former World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight champion Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini is officially a candidate for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF).   Mancini (29-5, 23 KOs), the pride of Youngstown, Ohio, turned professional in 1979 and officially retired from the ring in 1992. From 1982 to 1984, he captured the he...

Sport is a very important topic in our trip around the US looking for how, when and where Italians have left positive contributions to the growth of the American society. Sport champions are often true heroes, especially in the US: and some of those heroes have been Italian Americans, inspiring a strong and justified sense of pride in those fellow...

It might be impossible to fully understand Ferrari's unique cache in this small city until you simply stand on a sidewalk near the plant and hear and see a Ferrari roar by. The Ferrari prancing horse and its culture are everywhere in the town of 17,000, nestled in an agricultural area in central Italy.   The stoplights are Ferrari red a...

Several CIAO members have been getting together weekly to play and would like to invite any other members to come and have some fun, informal and friendly competition. They meet Wednesday evenings at the Senior Citizens Center on W. Elm Street.   The bocce courts are just off the parking lot on the east side of the building. Membership in th...

Italian basketball federation president Gianni Petrucci and NT head coach Simone Pianigiani had dinner in New York with Gigi Datome, Andrea Bargnani and Danilo Gallinari.The three players said that they'll be available to play Eurobasket 2015 with Italian National Team, according to Gazzetta.it.   Marco Belinelli did not attend the dinner be...