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...

By Erik Dobratz   The Italian-Americans in Connecticut used their hands to build much of the state, but that's not all they used them for. Some of them "put them up' as prizefighters and made a lot of history.    Branford High School social studies teacher and track coach Rich Biondi loves teaching and coaching, but boxing really...

This year, the Italian Business & Investment Initiative, together with Tecnam S.R.L. and E. Marinella, will sponsor the Outerlimits Offshore Racing team and the Italian world's champion Giancarlo Cangiano, in the 23rd Annual New York Grand Prix, Tribute to 9/11. On Sunday, September 8th, offshore teams from all over the world will gather t...

Sporting Classic, considerata tra le più importanti riviste americane dedicate al mondo della caccia e della pesca, ha recentemente annunciato il vincitore per l'anno 2013 del della quattordicesima edizione prestigioso Awards of Excellence.   Il premio è stato assegnato alla Fausti Usa , in riconoscimento delle" esemplari performance di qual...