by Jan Gottesman   For Victoria Tuttle, softball is taking her much further than around the bases. The 16-year-old Nashoba sophomore has been named a member of the U.S. Premier Softball team, which will be playing in Southern Italy next summer. Victoria, the daughter of Donna and Bill Tuttle, of Lancaster, is looking for help to pa...

Casa Italia started a Soccer League on June 4, 2013. If you are interested in participating, please see the information below and contact Frank DeCicco at frank@decicco.com or visit the website for more details.

Boy and girl track and field athletes ages 11-13 with Italian backgrounds will be nominated for selection to the ITALIAN NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (CONI) USA Youth Olympic Team based on performance at one of the U.S. regional CONI USA Youth selection tryouts in the U.S. East and West Coasts and Midwest.   REGISTER HERE! The Midwest tryouts...

The Boston Marathon has been running continuously since 1897. It took 93 years for an Italian to win. That Italian is Gelindo Bordin, who finished first in 1990, with a time of 2:08:19. Born in the northern Italian city of Vicenza in 1959, Bordin had previously won the marathon at the 1988 summer Olympics in Seoul, and is still today the only male...

by Rolando Vitale   Between 1900 and 1955, Italian Americans captured the greatest proportion of world boxing titles. Fifty-one champions and title claimants rose to the top of their respective weight classes, more than any other ethnic group.   Yet the outside world was oblivious to this remarkable success with his Italian identity u...

Please make plans to attend the 9th Annual Memphis Bocce Tournament on Jan 11th through Jan 12th 2014. The attachments are the Entry Forms in Word and PDF format for your convenience. Please send Entry form and Check to: Memphis Bocce Club - 4217 East Holmes Road - Memphis, TN 38118   We will keep with the same 'Pool' format. Each...

In the recent NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Joey Logano finished in 4th place. Logano, who started from the pole and led for 84 laps, received a payday in excess of $198,000 for his efforts. Last month, he finished 10th in the Las Vegas Kobalt 400 earning nearly $166,000. His net worth is estimated at $18 million.   Two m...

The name Italo Zanzi is as Italian as it gets.But AS Roma's CEO, installed at the end of 2012 by the club's American ownership to help finally transform it into a perennial Italian soccer power, is a 39-year-old American who's still working on his Italian. A former Major League Baseball executive and CONCACAF deputy general secretary, Zanzi was bo...

Time has come registrations for Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia Miami-Coral Gables are now open! There is also a special dicscount for the fastest ones: register by June 5 with the MIAMI13 code and get $15 discount for any registration, but the $80 one.Registering before Wednesday, June 5 (23.59 EST) with the Top Registration (using the MIAMI13 code) you...

According to reports Renzi, who assumed his position in February, should make the announcement at the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) headquarters, despite the ongoing economic problems which caused the capital to abandon its bid for the 2020 Games.   "Keep the date, December 15, 2014," Renzi said on RTL Radio. "If we manage t...