The Italy of tourism starts again and looks far away. The Ministry of Tourism and Enit aim to reach the general international public, in collaboration with the Regions, with the partnerships with Eurovision and Giro d'Italia and the support of Coni, thanks to a tourism promotion campaign aimed at many nations around the world. At the center of the...

The year 2021 is ending and for Italian sport it will remain the most beautiful year in its history. After a beginning without great satisfaction, from July onwards the tricolor flag began to wave all over the world thanks to the amazing victories of the Azzurri in every sport and on every continent. It all started with the victory of the European...

Italian swimming champion Federica Pellegrini has won her last race, the 200m freestyle in Riccione on 30 November, before retiring from a record-breaking career. The star, known as La Divina, did not hide her tears before undertaking her final race and was given a standing ovation when she won. Pellegrini then convinced Giovanni Malagò, president...

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...

Italian swimming champion Federica Pellegrini has become the first woman ever to secure a place in the 200m freestyle final in five consecutive Olympic games. It is the latest record for the six-time world champion over 200m and 400m freestyle who is the only swimmer − male or female − to have won eight medals in a row in the same event (200m frees...

Being nicknamed ‘La Divina’ or ‘The Divine’ can only mean you are doing something right. And that is the case for swimming sensation Federica Pellegrini, who was given the nickname by her legions of fans in Italy. The Venice-born athlete burst onto the international stage as a 16-year-old, winning an Olympic silver medal at Athens 2004. Four years...

Federica Pellegrini began the countdown to the end of her stellar career in style. The Italian defeated a field of younger competitors, minus ailing Katie Ledecky, to win the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships on Wednesday night. Pellegrini, who turns 31 next month, is competing at her final worlds. She's aiming to make a fifth...

Although the United States still holds a commanding lead of both the number of golds and overall medals at the 2017 World Championships, several nations are making subtle moves by way of big swims. Today was Italy’s turn, with Federica Pellegrini taking the women’s 200m freestyle field, relegating both American Katie Ledecky and Australian Emma McK...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   After the good performance in London 2012 (eight place, 28 medals with 8 golds, 9 silvers and 11 bronzes) Italy arrives at the Olympic Games in Rio with the usual expectations: that of an average power of world sport, which aspires to a place among the very f...