All over the world there are famous sports techniques invented by some athletes, such as the high jump with dorsal overrun invented by the Portland (OR) athlete Richard Douglas "Dick" Fosbury. Italians, always recognized as a people of geniuses, thanks to the countless inventions of every kind that they have realized during the centuries, have left...

Italy's Federica Brignone on Thursday won the Super-G world cup after coming 19th in the last race of the season in the speciality at Courchevel in France. She was assured of overall victory before the start. Brigone also came third in the overall World Cup standings for all disciplines behind Mikaela Shiffrin of the USA and Petra Vlhova of Slovaki...

Sofia Goggia comfortably secured the 2021/22 downhill Crystal Globe despite a 12th-place finish in the final event at the Alpine Ski World Cup Finals on Wednesday (16 March) in Courchevel, France. The race win went to overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin, who claimed just her third career downhill victory. Olympic silver medallist from Beijing...

Closed the 24th edition of the Winter Olympic Games, now begins the countdown to the 25th edition to be held in Italy: Milan-Cortina. Italy finished in 13th place in the traditional medals table (where the gold medals "weigh" more), 9th in the "American" medals table, that is, the one that takes into account the total number of laurels won. We are...

Sofia Goggia bent over on the leg that wouldn’t bend, and here, across the finish line that seemed uncrossable, she exploded. She saw a green light, evidence of an Olympic lead, and her brain went racing — back through three hellish weeks, to the Jan. 23 crash that ripped up her left knee and fractured her fibula, and seemingly shattered her dreams...

Italy will be represented by 118 athletes at the Winter Olympics in Beijing. During the opening ceremony the Italian athletes wore tricolour capes designed by Giorgio Armani, who was also behind the tracksuits for Italy's Olympic and Paralympic last summer. Armani described the tricolour-inspired capes as a "a tribute to our flag and the high value...

Federica Brignone won the Super-G in Garmisch, sealing the 19th personal victory of her career in the World Cup, which for the Italian women represents the 111th victory in history, as well as the 10th of the season, six of which came in this specialty. The Italian racer has won three times in the Super-G this season and today she has strengthened...

Italy is poised to build on a record-setting success at last Summer Olympics, said Giovanni Malago, president of the Italian National Olympic Committee. The Italian team, announced earlier this week, will include 118 athletes, two fewer than that of the 2018 PyeongChang, and Malago expected this year's team will do better than its counterparts from...

When you think of Italy, the first things that come to mind are probably art, architecture, and delicious Italian cuisine. But if you’re thinking of visiting during the winter months, you need to know that Italy is actually one of the best destinations in Europe for skiing. Its western borders are home to the Swiss, Savoy, and French Alps, which ar...

Sofia Goggia is going to need to recover in a hurry from a series of injuries following another crash on Sunday if she’s going to be able to defend her Olympic downhill title next month. Goggia would have been an overwhelming favorite for another gold — or two: she’s also a force in super-G. But she sprained her left knee, partially tore a cruciate...