A design of the Colosseum in the colors of the Italian flag has been chosen as the logo of Rome's bid for the 2024 Olympics. The logo was presented Monday at a ceremony in the Italian capital in front of 2,500 schoolchildren, as well as current and former Italian Olympic champions. The logo features the Colosseum fading into a running tra...

By Anthony Noto Cable television magnate Rocco Commisso has purchased a majority stake in professional soccer club the New York Cosmos. According to Sports Illustrated, the purchase was contingent on extending the team's division status for the North American Soccer League (NASL) in 2017. Once that was sanctioned, a deal was cut with Seal Spo...

Pensacola City FC have announced the unveiling of an international identification event that will see at least two young soccer players earn themselves a trial at a professional club in Italy. In a partnership with Evolution Soccer/MRSoccer, they have entered into a 3 year deal that will see Italian side Empoli FC send a scout/coach to assess the...

Juventus are closing in on the signing of young Sporting Kansas City defender Erik Palmer-Brown. The 17-year-old American youth international is highly regarded as one the hottest prospects in Major League Soccer, and the Bianconeri have been long-term admirers of the talented center back.   SportItalia report that Juventus have finally rea...

To get ready for the Super Bowl tomorrow, we thought we'd put the spotlight on one of the greatest football coaches in history: Vince Lombardi.   Vince Lombardi was born on June 11, 1913 in Brooklyn, NY. He was the oldest of five children and the son of an Italian immigrant. When Vince was a teenager, he had his sights set on becoming a...

The U.S. Ski Team has brought in Alberto Senigagliesi (sen-u-GLAZE-ee) to take over as the women's speed coach. The former Italian men's speed coach steps in for Stefan Abplanalp, who left the team after one season in charge. Senigagliesi said he's looking forward to building a "strong group on the mountain and maintain the energy off the...

The University of Miami's Gian Piero Ragonesi donned Italy's famous azzurro this weekend, competing at the 2015 European Under-23 Championships. The Hurricanes' talented thrower competed in the men's discus, posting a mark of 52.63m. Ragonesi is the fourth Hurricane to compete this summer following the collegiate season.   Shakima Wimbl...

by James Edwards Besides the many fans and those in the sports world, there's another place in particular mourning the death of baseball legend Yogi Berra: a St. Louis neighborhood called The Hill. Berra grew up in The Hill, which became the nucleus of the city's Italian community, as many Italian immigrants settled there when arriving to St....

di Roberto Zanni, Gente d'Italia - ItaliaChiamaItalia   Si chiama AC Seattle, è una società di calcio femminile americana, che si trova nell'omonima città, partecipa alla Wpls, che vuole dire 'Women's Premier Soccer League', ma è soprattutto un progetto, probabilmente unico a livello mondiale. Perchè l'idea di partenza che ha portato alla cr...

When one thinks of the traditional Italian pastimes, several things come to mind: Food. Wine. Art. Music. Talking. And...Golfing?   It may not be your traditional game of bocce ball, but members of the Italian American Golf Association of San Diego have been gathering since 1965 to "bring golfers of Italian heritage together for friendly com...