Italy have set a new world record for longest international unbeaten run after a 0-0 draw against Switzerland on Sunday took them to 36 matches without defeat, eclipsing the previous mark shared by Brazil and Spain. The Azzurri's unbreakable sequence began on 10 October 2018, just five months into Roberto Mancini's reign, and has since encompassed ...

Italy stunned hosts Serbia in the final of the Women’s EuroVolley as they came from behind to clinch the title at the Štark Arena in Belgrade. Serbia had won the last two editions of the tournament, and beat Italy in straight sets in the quarter-finals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The defending champions also took the first set 26-24, but the I...

"The dream would be a hat-trick at the Games". Martina Caironi said it a few weeks ago, at the European Championships in Bydgoszcz. The (fast) girls of Italy have done it again. At the Paralympic Games in Tokyo: it is a trio in the 100 (cat. t63), gold, silver and bronze to color an unforgettable day for Italian sport. The gold was won by Ambra Sab...

An 11th-century castle. A grove of olive trees. The remains of an ancient Roman villa. Views of St. Peter’s Basilica on the horizon. The terrain surrounding and comprising the Marco Simone Golf and Country Club on Rome’s outskirts that will host the 2023 Ryder Cup is quintessential Italy. And no one knows that better than fashion designer Lavinia B...

More medals for Italy at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Stefano Raimondi won the silver medal in the 200 mixed swimming category Sm10. For the 23-year-old from Verona, this is the seventh medal at these Games. Third place also for Federico Mancarella, who won the bronze in the kayak 200 meters category kl2. The gold went to the Australian Curtis McGra...

Italians call their home country il bel paese for good reason. “The Beautiful Country” more than lives up to such a lofty moniker with miles of gorgeous coastlines, soaring mountains, and lush terrain stretching from the tip of the boot in the south to the peaks of the Alps in the north. Italy is synonymous with incredible food, glorious wine, anci...

North Sixth Group today announced it has acquired an ownership interest in Italian professional football club Ascoli Calcio 1898 FC (Ascoli FC) in partnership with Massimo Pulcinelli and Bricofer S.p.A, the leading retailer in the home goods and DIY sector in Italy. Founded in 1898, Ascoli boasts a rich tradition, having competed in Serie A and Ser...

The Rehoboth Area chapter of UNICO will hold its annual Bocce Tournament on Sept. 11 at Mulligan’s Pointe in Georgetown, Delaware. Teams or two, three or four players may compete. The entry fee is $50 for per team. The first-place winner will claim 60 percent of the prize money, and the runner-up will claim 40 percent. The tournament is open to UNI...

The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce has announced that Jennifer Rizzotti, president of the Connecticut Sun, will be keynote speaker at a virtual member breakfast next month. The virtual session will be held via Zoom, Sept. 15 from 8 to 9 a.m. “We are very proud of Jennifer’s success as a former UConn Women’s Basketball star and assistant coach...

Fullerton Mayor Bruce Whitaker and Tollo Mayor Angelo  Radica have signed a letter of intent to become Sister Cities in honor of Tommy Lasorda and his parents,  Sabatino and Carmella Lasorda. Lasorda’s father, Sabatino Lasorda, was an Italian immigrant hailing from  Tollo who came to the United States and raised Lasorda along with his four brothers...