More  medals for the Azzurri on the final day of the European Athletics Championships in Rome, starting with gold for the men's 4x100, with Melluzzo, Jacobs, Patta and Tortu dominating from the first to the last meter and finishing at 37″82, a new European season record. Great silver for the men's 4x400 (Meli, Sito, Scotti, Aceti). Also very good L...

Two days of competition out of a total of six and Italy with ten medals, five of them gold, is all alone in first place in the medal table of the XXVI European Championships in Rome, outclassing every opponent. Road, track and platforms, outside and inside the Olympic stadium, are the land of successes and very important results for Italian athleti...

Athletics is the noblest and purest expression of sport, and its performers, namely the athletes, are as beautiful as can be admired during competitions. Running, jumping and throwing, every competition conveys strong emotions. Then there is also the fascination of a stadium where at the same time there are athletes who pole vault over 6 meters, wh...

Italy's double Olympic champion sprinter Marcell Jacobs said Friday he will return to competition in the Roma Sprint Festival in the Italian capital on May 18. "I'll be happy if in September I shall have confirmed my two titles, the Olympic one and the European one," said the 29-year-old El Paso born athlete. "At a mental level I'm happy, I'm very...

The guy who won the biggest race in the Olympics now lives in relative obscurity inside a gated community in Florida. Hardly anybody recognizes him. Nobody bothers him. And that suits Marcell Jacobs just fine after dealing with the chaos that surrounded his every move back home in Italy. Because Jacobs, the unheralded sprinter who succeeded Usain B...

The fastest man in the world for the past two years is the Italian, American-born, Marcell Jacobs. The lightning bolt born in El Paso, Texas, to an American father and an Italian mother, has won everything in recent years except the world outdoor title. Olympic champion in Tokyo in the 100 meters and in the 4x100 relay, world indoor champion, Europ...

When Samuele Ceccarelli upset Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs to win the Italian 60m title a fortnight ago, most observers wrote it off as an anomaly, if not an outright fluke. But in the space of 6.48 seconds at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Istanbul on Saturday night, the 23-year-old didn’t just back up that result. He ascended t...

More and more, it is sports that have Italy being talked about around the world as a winning nation. If 2021 was the magic year ever, with Italian athletes winning in every sports competition in which they participated, 2022 closes with just as many successes in dozens of international events. The first victories in chronological order came earlier...

Marcell Jacobs, Olympic gold medallist, world indoor gold medallist and now also European champion in Munich, in recent months has not only been preparing to keep Italy's name high in sport but has also made another important contribution to our country, joining many other ambassadors of Made in Italy quality around the world who wanted to add thei...

Italy's Olympic champion Marcell Lamont Jacobs put his injury-ridden season behind him by winning the 100m at the European athletics championships in Munich on Tuesday. The 27-year-old won his first outdoor continental crown in a time of 9.95 seconds. The Tokyo 2020 star improved on his season best time in the semi-final (10.00) and claimed one of...