The United States Bocce Federation today announced the selection of Campo di Bocce of Livermore to host the 2016 National Bocce Championships slated for June 25th through July 2nd this coming year.  This is the 5th time Campo di Bocce will have hosted this national sporting event.   "One of the reasons Campo di Bocce was chosen to host...

Per i giovani calciatori italiani si aprono le porte del soccer e dei College universitari Usa. Il 28 e 29 dicembre arriveranno per la prima volta nel nostro Paese allenatori di calcio di diverse Universita' americane per visionare giovani talenti nostrani e offrire loro la possibilita' di trasferirsi negli Stati Uniti per studiare e contempor...

by Brian Manzullo   Today, Kirk Cousins is an ascending starting quarterback for the NFL's Washington Redskins. Before that, though, he was a Michigan State Spartan -- and he isn't even close to forgetting where he came from.   Cousins - who started for MSU from 2009-11, winning 11 games his senior season and going unbeaten again...

Growing up in Italy near the village of Bellagio on picturesque Lake Como — where actor George Clooney and other celebrities have vacation homes — UNLV swimmer Giacomo Gremizzi always was enamored with American culture and dreamed of attending college in the United States. It's fitting that the senior ended up in Las Vegas, home to Bellagio, w...

by Lisa Reisman   Branford high school track coach Richard Biondi never set out to write "Pugilistic Paisani," a history of Italian and Italian American boxing champions.   Then, on a visit to Cleveland's Little Italy Heritage Museum in 2000, he met a volunteer in her mid-80s. They got to talking. At some point Biondi asked her about...

di Paolo Battaglia   Nel 1985 a Stockton, Missouri, un mio calcio era stato determinante in una partita di football americano della squadra della scuola dove ero foreign exchange student. Nel 2014 decido per una deviazione del nostro Italian American Country tour per tornare a vedere la scuola e assitere a una match contro la stessa squadra...

Join the Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization on February 27th as they host the 3rd Friday Night Fights at the Medinah Shriners Hall found at 550 N. Shriners Dr. (off Swift and Army trail Rd.).   Doors will open at 6 pm. The card begins around 7 pm. Food and beverages will be available for sale. Tickets are available starting...

PIB and the Italian Consulate in Boston would like to invite you to our 2015 Sailing Event. This is the third year in a row that we have been realizing the dream of three young sailors of the "Scuola Vela Mascalzone Latino" (Sailing Center in Naples Italy) who will race during the week of July 12-19 in three of the well known sailing centers in B...

Ferragosto, the mid-August Italian holiday, is celebrated in Italy with picnics and informal outdoor gatherings. The Italian Cultural Center invites you, and your family, to a picnic-style celebration to be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Tartan Park in Lake Elmo, on Saturday, August 10, 2013. The ICC event will take place near the bocce courts and...

It is common belief that the first bicycle with pedals appeared in Italy around 1867, in the form of a French-made model. One short year later, a variety of Italian two-wheel vehicles could be seen on the streets, mostly made in the Northern regions of the country – in Turin, Monza, Verona, Padua, Florence, and Novara.   The first bicyc...