Join the Italian American Baseball Foundation for an Italian Heritage Celebration at loanDepot Park on Friday, August 13 at 7:10PM. Make some noise and represent Italy as the Marlins take on Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs. Purchase an Italian Heritage ticket package that includes an exclusive Italian Heritage Marlins t-shirt. A portion of the p...

Italy’s Vito Dell’Aquila beat 19-year-old Mohamed Khalil Jendoubi of Tunisia 16-12 to win the Olympic gold medal in the men’s 58kg taekwondo final at Tokyo 2020. The 20-year-old European Champion, who was making his Games’ debut, launched his attack on Jendoubi from the start of the closely fought contest at the Makuhari Messe Hall A in Tokyo. They...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation board has voted Joseph DiMartino as its new treasurer. He will serve a three-year term in the position. DiMartino is Managing Director, Head of Repo Trading at MUFG Securities Americas. He is also a member of the Columbus Citizens Foundation and its scholarship committee, a member of the Order of Sons of Ita...

What was taken down can be PUT BACK UP. What was destroyed can be REBUILT. We can start the healing process now with our Italian American leaders doing what's right for our Little Italy, by returning the Joe DiMaggio statue to its dedicated Piazza on Taylor and Bishop, that's been desolate for over 2 1/2 years now. The last thing Chicago's Little I...

The Little Italy Association, Convivio and the Italian Cultural Center are proud to partner with the San Diego Padres for the 2021 Italian Heritage Nights on Friday, August 6th , Saturday, August 7th and Sunday, August 8th games vs the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tickets can be purchased from the Little Italy website and ticket holders will receive a lim...

Auburn softball assistant coach Emily Carosone was the first Tiger to hit the Olympic stage as Team Italy opened the 2020 Tokyo Olympics against Team USA Wednesday afternoon at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium. After three scoreless innings to open the game, the United States plated a run in both the fourth and fifth innings to take the opening rou...

Italian superstar Paola Egonu has been selected as one of the athletes to carry the Olympic Flag at the Opening Ceremony of the delayed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on Friday. The president of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), Giovanni Malago, called Egonu, 22, to convey the good news as he arrived in the Japanese capital ahead of the Games. "I am...

Emily Carosone has played in the Women’s College World Series … twice. It was her clutch piece of hitting that secured first place for Team Italy in the 2021 European Championship earlier this month. But she’s about to embark on what might be the crowning achievement of her career to this point – the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. “Going to the Olympi...

The unlikeliest of teachable moments began in one of Max Pircher's high school classes. He was watching an American football video during teacher Matteo Braghini's lesson and got caught. However, rather than punishing Pircher, Braghini – a former tight end for the 2009 Italian Bowl-winning Giants Bolzano – instead decided to take him to a Swarco R...

Without losing a single game along the way, Italy triumphed with the title and the gold medals of the FIVB Volleyball U20 Women’s World Championship in the Netherlands and Belgium. In Sunday’s final in Rotterdam, they shut out Serbia to top the podium. Russia celebrated with the bronze after mounting a furious comeback from two sets down in the thi...