by Adam Cairns   The Columbus Italian Club held its annual bocce tournament at its headquarters in Grandview Heights on Aug. 19. The annual tournament has been conducted since the courts were built 26 years ago.   Bocce was an ancient Roman sport that dates back to pre-B.C. era and is still popular within the Italian culture. The summ...

  WTI Magazine #69    2015 October, 2Author : Giovanni Verde      Translation by:   The whole world considers Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari one of the greatest racers of all time, an extraordinary sports champion, who marked three decades of racing, loved and admired not only for his sporting skills, but also for its...

One day last year, Jim Pallotta was walking through the Sistine Chapel with some friends. As the group admired Michelangelo's stunning frescoes, one of Pallotta's companions took out a cellphone to take a picture.   Almost immediately, a security guard rushed up; photography is strictly forbidden inside the chapel. But as the guard began to...

Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari is still recovering from two surgeries on his left knee, but said at Eurocamp in Treviso, Italy, that he is hopeful that he will be fully cleared to play by the start of training camp in September, via NBA.com's Scott Howard-Cooper.   Gallinari is still recovering from two operations on his left knee t...

Fantastico! Ridgefield High School celebrated Italian Heritage Month throughout October with a special focus on Italian Americans in sports.   On Oct. 28, students studying Italian in levels 1 to 4 Honors celebrated with parties during class periods; celebrations included Italian dance, food and music. Throughout the hallways a chorus of voi...

Today marks the official start of fall. And while we haven't had the typical crisp fall weather lately (not with 70 degree temps and the leaves securely fastened to the tree branches), we are unquestionably in the midst of fall football season. So, where can you find a brunch that feels like fall, combining the best elements of American and interna...

There's a bright future for the Red Sox, and it's colored in green, white and red. On July 2, young baseball star Nicolò Clemente signed a multi-year contract for the Red Sox, becoming the first Italian to ever join Boston's roster. At 16, the native of Pianoro (Bologna) became the youngest Italian to sign for a Major League team, following last y...

Proceeds from the 2015 West Bank Italian Open were presented at a recent Italian-American Society meeting to Luis Arocha, executive director of Café' Hope, a restaurant training program in Marrero for at-risk youth. The presentation was made by the golf tournament's honorary chairman, Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni, and Wayne J. Nocito, wh...

Dear President and Members:The Sports Commission of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts will hold its annual Bocce Tournament onSunday, September 22, 2013 at the Methuen Sons of Italy – 459 Merrimack Street – Methuen, MAbeginning at 9:00 A.M. The Tournament will take place rain or shine on Methuen's indoor bocce courts. The entry fee is $90.00 per fo...

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Queens (FIAO) is holding their 2014 5K Run/Walk to help fight drug abuse on Sunday, July 20, 9 a.m. at the FIAO Soccer Field, at 20th Avenue and 33rd Street. Their new headquarters is at 20-12 21st Ave., Astoria, NY 11105.   The course is five kilometers (3.1 miles) through the local street...