A brief introduction to Rome's football Derby: SS Lazio VS AS Roma

A brief introduction to Rome's football derby.  Today, the city plays host to one of Europe's fiercest football rivalries, the Derby Della Capitale between A.S. Roma and S.S. Lazio. It has provide...

Italy: Mussolini's great-grandson plays football for Lazio youth team

Romano Floriani Mussolini, the great-grandson of Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, is playing football for the under-19 team of the Serie A club S.S. Lazio. The 18-year-old, son of right-win...

Luna Rossa makes the finals of the Prada Cup in Auckland

  A great accomplishment for Luna Rossa.  The Italian boat has qualified for the finals of the Prada Cup - the tournament of challengers for the America's Cup -, underway in Auckland, New Zealand....

Rome court convicts Feyenoord fans of damaging Bernini fountain

Rioting Feyenoord fans vandalised 17th-century fountain in 2015. Six fans of the Dutch football team Feyenoord have been convicted of damaging Rome's Barcaccia fountain before a Europa League match a...

Football: AS Roma launches its own Christmas jumper

Rome club's Christmas jumper gets mixed reaction on social media. AS Roma has launched its own Christmas jumper, embracing an ironic festive trend that is popular in the US and the UK. In addition...

Italy pays tribute to football legend Diego Maradona

Naples is to rename its stadium after the city's beloved football hero. The death of Diego Armando Maradona, on 25 November, has plunged the Italian city Naples into mourning for the football legend...

S.S. Lazio customised aircraft presented at Ciampino airport

The first test flight was carried out, now the personal plane that President Claudio Lotito wanted to give his Lazio awaits only the official take-off, which will most likely take place on 20 November...

Golf: Rome Ryder Cup postponed until 2023

Italy's first Ryder Cup - to be played in Rome - has been delayed by a year. The 2022 edition of the Ryder Cup at Rome has been postponed to 2023 after the 2020 edition in the US was moved to 2021 du...

Covid-19: Totti's father dies in Rome

Enzo Totti died in Rome today aged 76. Francesco Totti's father Enzo died on 12 October at Rome's Lazzaro Spallanzani hospital after contracting covid-19. Francesco Totti and Enzo Totti. Photo L...

AS Roma fan wakes up from coma after video message from Francesco Totti

Roma fan emerges from coma after message for her idol Francesco Totti. A 19-year-old woman has emerged from a coma, following a horrific traffic accident near Rome last December, after her parents pl...

Italian police investigate claims Suárez citizenship exam was rigged

Footballer allegedly knew questions in advance and his mark had already been decided. Prosecutors in Italy are investigating allegations that an Italian language exam taken by Barcelona forward Luis...

Rome: World's tennis stars compete behind closed doors

Italian Tennis Federation angry that Rome tennis tournament will take place without the public. The 2020 Internazionali d'Italia tennis tournament, also known as the Rome Masters or the Italian Open,...

Rome's 60th anniversary of Olympics

Rome held 1960 Olympic Games at Stadio Olimpico and at ancient sites around the city. The 1960 Olympic Games kicked off in Rome on this day, 25 August, 60 years ago, lasting until 11 September. Th...

Rome: US billionaire Friedkin signs deal to buy AS Roma

Preliminary contract signed last night by new owner of AS Roma football team. James Pallotta, the current owner of AS Roma, has signed the preliminary contracts to sell the football club to Texas bil...

Alex Zanardi back in intensive care

Zanardi transferred to intensive care as condition becomes unstable. Alex Zanardi, the ex-Formula One driver and Paralympic champion, has been transferred to intensive care due to his "unstable clini...

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