di Giulio Chinappi   Dopo le due medaglie d'argento vinte ieri da Biagio D'Angelo e Sofia Petitto, i Mondiali cadetti di Sarajevo 2015 hanno regalato al judo azzurro la prima medaglia d'oro, grazie a Giovanni Esposito (66 kg). Il diciassettenne ha così ottenuto il primo titolo iridato di categoria per l'Italia dopo quello conquistato nell'ed...

by Dan Palmer   The 48-year-old dead-eye first beat the compound men's open world record for the 72-arrow ranking round, shot at 50 metres, by scoring 706 out of a possible 720 points, improving on his own previous best by one point.   He then posted a perfect score in his quarter-final clash against Antonio Tosco during matchplay, re...

by Serena Perfetto   "Being Italian-American in New York, I am very proud of my heritage. It's something I have great pride in and I'm a little emotional, knowing how proud my father and grandfather would be if they could see me here."   It was 2002 when Mike Piazza shared this thought in an interview to the Associated Press during hi...

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced this week that they have signed 16-year-old Italian outfielder Federico Giordani. He is from Anzio and playing for Nettuno. Italian senior national team head coach Marco Mazzieri and Bob Engle were the scouts to convince the Dodgers to sign him.   He is expected to start his professional career in the spring...

By Desmond Conner   Steve Addazio is as traditional as, well, New England. The Farmington native is set to enter his third season as the Boston College football coach and says he feels right at home. "I'm really just happy to be in the Northeast where my family is, my friends are, where I enjoy living," Addazio said.   "We h...

  WTI Magazine #47    2014 November, 12Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   In this issue of our magazine we will focus on two so-called "minor" sports, which lately are being very appreciated by Italian fans: Superbike and Karate. In this time of the year, approaching winter, many sports go "dormant" or are still far from sprin...

The USA Men's Senior National Team opened up their three game series with the Italian National Team battling to a 10-10 tie earlier today at Newport Harbor High School. Italy battled back from second half deficits of 8-4 and 10-7 to force the draw.   John Mann (Newport Beach, CA/California/NYAC) and Bret Bonanni(Huntington Beach, CA/Stanford...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : Giovanni Verde      Translation by:   The XXXI Olympic Games of the Modern Era in Rio de Janeiro give us an opportunity to tell the life of Pietro Mennea, an Italian man who was first of all an athlete, and then became the symbol of the Italian tenacity and versatility. He graduated four times in his...

by Doug Smith   Andrea Bargnani isn't gone quite yet. A trade sending the former No. 1 NBA draft pick from the Raptors to the New York Knicks was not approved by the league Sunday night and will now not be finalized until July 10. There was nothing against the rules in the deal, though, and both sides expect it to be completed and appr...

LIDO CIVIC CLUB of WASHINTON, DC Presents 41 st ITALIAN-AMERICAN OPEN - "A FUND RAISER GOLF TOURNAMENT"MONDAY, JUNE 02, 2014 @ 11:00 AM - ARMY NAVY COUNTRY CLUB 1700 ARMY-NAVY DR | ARLINGTON, VA. 22066 REGISTRATION WEB SITE: www.italianamericanopen.com   Registration begins at 11:00am 12:00pmLunch featuring Nick's Italian S...