Florida Spring Training for the Olympic-bound Team Italy women's softball team is here. The Azzurre will remain in the Sunshine State for two weeks at the invitation of USA Softball with the coordination of Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) as well as the U.S. and Italian Olympic Committees. Despite a two-day long delay at Milan Malpens...

Italy has a long tradition in athletics, one of the most loved and practiced sports in the peninsula since the beginning of the last century and until the '80s. The march is the specialty that has given the greatest satisfaction in the most important international competitions, starting from the Olympic Games. From Ugo Frigerio's first Olympic gold...

The Livermore Valley will again have a space that offers food, drink and bocce as the owners of Sauced BBQ and Plucked Chicken have announced plans to open Da Boccery, a new entertainment and restaurant venue at the former site of Campo di Bocce, which closed earlier this year. The announcement of the new establishment started circulating on social...

The Sons & Daughters of Italy and the City of Redding are partnering once again to bring you a Spring Bocce League. It will start Thursday, May 6, at 6 pm and run for five weeks. Teams of four will compete weekly until we have a league Champion with a grand prize and bragging rights! Put together a team of four and have the captain register on the...

Joe Torre and Bobby Valentine will be on the same team, as executive producers, on a documentary about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and baseball for Turner Sports. The two managers, who at times were rivals and weren’t particularly close, will work with media agent Sandy Montag, who will be the third executive producer on the project. 

The Italian American Society of Marco Island finished their Bocce season with a tournament among their members to see who could be called the three best players this year. As always, it was a fun season with a lot of kidding and joking even though COVID-19 kept quite a few members from coming to Florida this year. Members played at Mackle Park and...

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Tim Locastro stole his 28th career base in Saturday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds. With it, Locastro broke the Major League Baseball record for most successful stolen bases to start a career. Since making his MLB debut in 2017 for the Los Angeles Dodgers, he's gone 28 for 28 on his stolen base attempts. Hi...

Following in the footsteps of former Italian Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Claudio Scotti, who also trained under late and great Team Italy pitching coach Bill Holmberg and signed with the Bucs franchise in 2016, 16-year-old Azzurrini pitcher Alessandro Ercolani is headed to the Pirate City state-of-the-art training facility in Bradenton, Florida nex...

Tuesday, April 27th at 6:30pm EST: AN EVENING WITH ROBERT BRUZIO, WRITER & ACTOR OF BOTTOM OF THE NINTH - Usher in the baseball season and join the Columbus Citizens Foundation (CCF) for a discussion on NOIAFT member Robert Bruzio’s film about a once-aspiring baseball player who returns to his Bronx neighborhood after serving 17 years in prison for...

Severino Ricci has been elected the Board Member of the California Surf Museum (CSM), located in Oceanside, CA. The Board of Directors voted for him, thus reinforcing the CSM communication capacity. The California Surf Museum, founded in 1986, has been serving tens of thousands of annual visitors from over 40 nations around the globe. With a perman...