The Italian heritage authority have given the go ahead for the iconic San Siro stadium, the home of AC and Inter Milan, to be torn down. Apart from being home to the two Milan clubs, the San Siro was also used as a venue for the 1934 and 1990 FIFA World Cups, as well as the 1980 UEFA European Championship. Serie A clubs AC Milan and Inter Milan, re...

Sport in Italy is getting going again and not just for professional athletes. Sports centres and gyms now have guidelines for when they reopen, with doors set to open on May 25, and the information is also useful for the people who use the facilities. The ministry of sport has published the instructions, the result of work by sport and health offic...

Sporting events in Italy have a long-standing history of bringing fans together from all walks of life and turning out crowds in the thousands. One of the most popular sporting events being football. Now the 'eternal city' will embrace a new sport, golf, by hosting the Ryder Cup at the Marco Simone Golf Course, 10 miles out from central Rome, being...

Neil Thomas Proto has written a new book about former Yale University president and Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Bart Giamatti, titled Fearless: A. Bartlett Giamatti and the Battle for Fairness in America.  During Mr. Proto’s active and accomplished career as a lawyer, author, and teacher, he had engaged in extensive research, writing, an...

The Giro d'Italia, yet another victim to the coronavirus sweeping the globe, won't be held this year for the first time since 1946 when the Giro had finally resumed after five-year hiatus imposed by World War II. The 1946 Giro started on June 15 in Milan with a field of seventy-nine starters – all Italian, except for Joseph Magnani, an Illinois nat...

In a first-person essay, Bianca Turati wrote that she arrived at Texas as a “shy Italian girl who could barely speak English.” The All-American tennis star now has the confidence and credentials to conquer the world. Turati announced Wednesday that “my incredible journey at Texas has come to an end” and will go pro. “It is time for me to end a chap...

Soccer, considered in Italy almost as a religion, has been telling beautiful and sometimes really exciting pages of history for over 100 years. One of these was written in 1970, exactly 50 years ago. In those years Italy was still experiencing the famous economic boom of the '60s, that of well-being for all the people who came out a few years befor...

San Antonio Spurs' Marco Belinelli will be entering free agency whenever the NBA’s 2020 offseason begins. And if his time with the Spurs is over, he is looking to remain playing in the NBA. In an interview with Italian outlet Avvenire, Belinelli says staying in the league is a priority but won't rule out other options. “The priority is to stay on a...

Every year, either on April 25 or Memorial Day, We the Italians visit Nettuno's Sicily-Rome American Cemetery to celebrate and pay respect to the American soldiers who helped liberate Italy. Last June 4, We the Italians laid a wreath at the cemetery on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Rome. It is a sacred place of peace and...

The JBB, a website dedicated to U.S. Junior College Baseball, recently revealed the 2020 JBB All-Americans and included 21-year-old Italian-born and developed catcher Giulio Monello as a member of the Second Team All-Americans. In his second year playing for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Odessa Wranglers in Tex...