Τhe city of Taranto in Italy, will host the 20th edition of the Mediterranean Games, following the decision taken by the General Assembly of the International Committee of Mediterranean Games which was held in Patras. The Taranto delegation presented its candidacy during the ICMG General Assembly meeting, a day before the opening of the Mediterrane...

After thirty years of following the Arena Football League Giancarlo Rancati from Monza, Italy attended his first AFL game in Albany New York at ArenaBowl 32. Rancati witnessed the Capital Region's first championship in twenty years, standing on the field under the confetti after the Empire’s victory. “I believed that it would be great, but it was m...

For the second straight season, ESPN+ and ESPN are the exclusive presenter of Italy’s Serie A TIM – one of the world’s top soccer leagues – in the United States. ESPN+ will feature more than 340 matches throughout the 2019-20 season, which kicks off Saturday, Aug. 24, at 11:50 a.m. ET exclusively on ESPN+ with live streaming of Parma vs. Serie A ch...

Sono più di 50 i donatori che hanno deciso finora di sostenere l’iniziativa lanciata nei giorni scorsi da Mediagol per aiutare tifosi rosanero con difficoltà economiche ad abbonarsi allo stadio di Palermo. Nella maggior parte dei casi, a donare sono stati tifosi residenti fuori dalla Sicilia che per manifestare la loro vicinanza e fiducia al nuovo...

Say the word “bocce” and it evokes images of old-time Italians playing on courts in quaint towns of their native country as they test their mettle against the “pallina” – or the bocce ball. Perhaps the ultimate representation of Italian culture, it’s believed that in ancient Rome soldiers were the first to play bocce, inasmuch as the game provided...

Over one weekend near the end of summer each year, Wickliffe becomes the center of the Midwest's bocce community. More than 100 teams and upward of 12,000 spectators will descend on the city's Italian-American Club for the 36th annual Pat O'Brien Cleveland Challenge Cup of Bocce. The region's largest bocce tournament, containing more than $23,000 i...

Felice Gimondi, three-time Giro d'Italia champion and winner of the 1965 Tour de France and 1968 Vuelta a España, died on Friday afternoon. The 76-year-old was swimming in the sea off the coast of Giardini Naxos in Sicily, southern Italy, when he suffered a heart attack. Gimondi took 14 stages across his five Grand Tour victories, and is one of onl...

Casa Italiana di Las Vegas in collaboration with the Windmill library proudly presents Italian American Baseball Family, winner of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award at the National Italian American Foundation 42nd Anniversary Gala in Washington, DC and finalist in the 2018 Sport Movies & TV World Championship in Milan, Italy, on...

On Friday August 30th, Little Italy San Jose will be honored as the Non-Profit recipient at the San Francisco Giants game as part of Italian Heritage night.  Italian clubs from all over Northern California will join together and celebrate in a pregame Italian feast that will include food, wine, cocktails, gelato and music.  Little Italy will also h...

Baseball is back in the 2020 Summer Olympics to be staged in Japan, and Joe Girardi is back as manager of Team USA, with the ultimate goal of gaining a berth and then winning the tournament. Girardi hasn’t managed since he was unceremoniously dumped by the New York Yankees after their seven-game loss to the Houston Astros in the 2017 American Leagu...