According to reports, Los Angeles Lakers star shooting guard Kobe Bryant is ready to invest 350,000 euros in order to be part of the group that is attempting to purchase FC Bologna. Bologna, which competes in Serie B in Italy, is up for sale and Bryant is part of a group of investors, led by American lawyer Joe Tacopina, that are in advanced t...

4 Bocce Events will be played over the course of the week. Those include an Open Tournament with a $4000 Grand Prize and separate Open National Tournaments with the top place teams earning a medal or trophy for the A and B Divisions.   "Open" Bocce is a type of game that people are most familiar with. Some main characteristics of the game ar...

The Orlando Magic by no means encountered Danilo Gallinari in the course of their very first meeting in January, with the huge Italian nonetheless two weeks away from returning from torn knee cartilage. The Magic undoubtedly had no answer for him Sunday evening. Gallinari erupted for a profession-high 40 points, raining down a half-dozen...

AC Cugini is excited to announce it is expanding and has opened an additional office in Fredericksburg, VA, effective May 15, 2015. AC Cugini President Fabio Diletti is the head instructor for the Fredericksburg academy training.   Academy ProgramWe are conducting tryouts at the Momentum Sports Training Center in Fredericksburg for AC Cugini...

by Grant Wahl   How do you go from being a washout as an MLS general manager to being the best-connected American in European soccer? It's a question worth pondering when you're watching TV on a Saturday morning, and the camera shows Sir Alex Ferguson at a Manchester United game, and the guy sitting next to him is ... wait ... is that C...

A capacity crowd joyously cheered the return of Marco Elser and Raimondo Visconti di Modrone for Italy, along with new team members Mario Celentani and Matteo de Paolis. Defending USA's victory last season were Bridget Torrey, Michel Nseir, Stephanie Still, and Minnie Keating.   Defensive plays dominated the game as the evenly matched teams...

In 2012, Italian professional club RES Roma Calcio Femminile, the women's side of powerhouse AS Roma, approached AC Cugini President Fabio Diletti to develop an all girls soccer academy in the United States and serve as its Technical Director.   In 2013, northern Virginia club AC Cugini launched RES Roma USA, the first organization in Americ...

By Daniel Terrill   Everybody's favorite Italian-American gun company announced today that it's signed the winningest Olympic shotgunner of all time — five-time Olympic medalist Kim Rhode joins the Beretta competition team.   "We are extremely honored and excited to welcome Kim Rhode to Team Beretta! Kim has established herself as the...

Con una tiratura di 12.500 copie, è nato ieri il primo numero del mensile 'Sport Plus', edito dal Gruppo Editoriale Oggi, che già pubblica il quotidiano 'America Oggi', l'unico in lingua italiana negli Stati Uniti. 'Sport Plus' sarà in edicola il secondo martedì di ogni mese, con la missione di offrire storie e approfondimenti sulla realtà sportiva...

  WTI Magazine #72    2015 November 13Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Welcome to the 72nd issue of our online magazine. We are starting to establish a series of partnership with institutions and organizations that do a great job in one of more aspects of the relationship between Italy and the United States. Today we...