In 2016, at the Rio Paralympics, Italy won a total of 39 medals, 10 of them gold. Now, after the first week of the Tokyo Paralympics (which will end on September 5), Italy is already at 43 medals, 11 of them gold. Today alone, Italian athletes have won 9 medals: one gold, seven silver and one bronze. The bronze medal was won by Xenia Francesca Pala...

The victory of the European Football Championship in July was only the beginning of a magical Italian summer. A summer that gave endless emotions to the Italians, demonstrating to the entire world how strong is this land that for millennia has amazed the world with its epic feats in art, architecture, engineering, literature and sport. At the Tokyo...

Filippo Ganna inpired Italy to a long-awaited gold medal in the men’s team pursuit as they produced an electrifying finish to stun favourites Denmark in a see-sawing final at the Izu Velodrome on Wednesday. The Azzurri trailed in the closing stages of the 16-lap duel but lead engine Ganna turned up the power and they blasted across the line in a wo...

The Giro di Lombardia might have run up until 1942 – and Milan-San Remo until one year later – but for five years during the Second World War, the Giro d’Italia was not contested. Italy surrendered to the Allies in 1943, but the devastating Italian Campaign was fought until 2nd May 1945, four days after the execution of the Italian fascist dictator...

In Italy, rosa is not only the color of baby girls. Rosa means Giro d’Italia, the cycling competition we love the most. As precise as a Swiss clock, our Giro comes every May, its colorful, happy caravan traveling across the country to give us all a little taste of sport history. And then, if you ask any Italian, they’ll tell you the Giro is more th...

The route for the 104th  Giro d’Italia is out and it looks to be a very tough edition for the ‘fight for pink’ taking on tough gravel sections, the infamous Monte Zoncolan and two individual time trials. The 2021 Italian Grand Tour is set to take place between May 8 to May 30 where the riders will tackle a massive 3,450km over 21 stages over most o...

The Giro d’Italia 2021 is just a few weeks away and we’re set for a thrilling first Grand Tour of the season – here’s how you can live stream all the racing from where you are. This year the Giro returns to its regular spot on the calendar in May, after it was shifted to October last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. In 2021 the Italian Grand T...

In Trentino, along the border with Lombardy, a vast protected area, where the uncontaminated nature reigns, awaits you. It’s the Adamello Brenta Natural Park. Here you can experience unique emotions among wild landscapes, breathtaking waterfalls, mountains that are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, endless forests and multicolored lakes. In the park th...

From the Tower of Pisa to the medieval villages, visiting castles that fascinate for their history, architecture and strategic functions. And also mines, olive groves and lagoons. This is Tuscany, a region of a thousand villages. We offer you a list of 5 itineraries to visit in Tuscany simply by using a bicycle, enjoying the views and the beauty. T...

This year's 104th Giro d'Italia will run from Turin to Milan from May 8-30, organisers said Wednesday. The 21-stage round-Italy bike race, the second biggest in the world after the Tour de France, will this year have a record overall difference in height of 46,900 metres. There will be two time trials, six stages for sprinters, and seven high-mount...