May 19, 2013
ROME-Rafael Nadal won his lucky seventh trophy at the Rome Masters Sunday, crushing Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3 as Serena Williams picked up her second at Foro Italico after 11 years with both players h
May 13, 2013
MADRID -- Rafael Nadal has solidified his status as king of clay after winning his fifth title of 2013 from seven finals played.
April 19, 2013
ROME -- Italian Fabio Fognini beat his third seeded opponent of the tournament yesterday to reach his first ever Masters semi-final.
MILAN-- The city is crowded with runners- A traffic ban has been issued by the town council just for them: for the entire duration of one day, no cars are allowed in the city of Milan. People are everywhere; more than 13,000 runners of all ages.
ROME -- With no money and several racecourse closures Italian Horse Racing is on the precipice of dissolution, as the Government will withhold all prize money dated between August and December 2012
April 11, 2013
MIAMI -- Rafael Nadal was all but overcome by emotion after winning his second Indian Wells Masters title in what was a near-total shock result in the Californian desert.
April 3, 2013
ROME -- Pro cycling returned to Rome's streets this spring, with a race that gained worldwide attention and whetted appetites ahead of the classics season.
February 20, 2013
ROME - Against the current grain of sponsors leaving and events being cancelled, fans of top-level professional sporting events in the capital have something to be cheerful about this spring, becau
February 8, 2013
MELBOURNE - Only hours after winning his fourth Australian Open trophy, Novak Djokovic was beginning to feel the approach of the French Open four months away.
February 6, 2013
ROME-- Lance Armstrong's admission of guilt got people talking about performance enhancing drugs but other successful athletes likely will be discovered frauds before the storm blows over.
January 31, 2013
ROME - While football attendance numbers dwindle, Italian interest in Rugby Union is going from strength to strength.
January 29, 2013
ROME – On Sunday night Brendan Lynch, 26, prop for Rome’s Capitolina and employee at the FAO, was killed in a motorbike accident on the Roman ring road.
December 5, 2012
ROME -- In some ways, the Italian national team has been doing well in spite of, rather than because of, Serie A for many years.
December 4, 2012
ROME - For the Union Cycliste Internationale, the body which governs world cycling, the pressure is on.
November 27, 2012
ROME - The season-ending ATP World Tour Finals concluded this month amid growing dissatisfaction in the game over a self-inflicted scheduling crush which led to the abandonment of the traditional r
November 22, 2012
ROME – Ten Tottenham Hotspur supporters, in Rome for a football match, were injured in an anti-semitic attack Thursday morning. One was seriously hurt.
October 22, 2012
ROME- Runners hit the streets of Rome in a bid to raise money and eradicate hunger. “Let’s stop hunger in its tracks” was the event’s motto.
October 2, 2012
ROME- It could so easily have been a season to forget for Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert.
ROME - Not for the first time, a stadium is at the heart of a row in Serie A.
NEW YORK - Andy Murray was quick to learn the value of tennis celebrity status, as the new US Open champion and his 30 closest friends ate on the house at a New York Chinese restaurant.
August 23, 2012
ROME- Football is deeply embedded in Italian culture- it is one of those things that demands loyalty that is handed down generations. It is a stream that if disrupted can tear apart families.
August 9, 2012
ROME- Seven gold, six silver, and four bronze, so far, these are the Italian winnings at the London Olympics. It is the last week, with much more to go.
July 31, 2012
ROME – As many as 290 Italian athletes are taking part in the Olympics in 34 disciplines eligible for up to 522 medals.
July 6, 2012
ROME-“I come to entertain.” These are the words of Zdeněk Zeman, the idiosyncratic Czech coach who will return to the AS Roma bench after 13 years away.
July 2, 2012
ROME -- More than 22 million spectators gathered around big screens all over Italy to watch the final match of the Euro League.
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