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While in Italy people are currently following il Giro d'Italia, Seattle Ciclisti, a group of passionate Italian and Italian-American cyclists recently formed, is looking for a sponsor that can finance the purchase of the team sportswear.   The company logo would appear on their jersey/shorts on the Seattle to Portland bike ride on July 11 an...

by Viju Mathew   Ferrari Fans will soon get their fill at the annual Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auctions, held January 29 and 30. Among the automotive artistry available this year are cars from the collection of Tony Shooshani, an esteemed devotee of the Italian marque.   Prominent examples from his Prancing Horse pantheon will...

Vinny Adinolfi saw his dream to make it in Vegas come true in 2016 when The Bronx Wanderers landed a nightly gig at Bally's Windows showroom. The family affair, inspired in part at the suggestion of actor Chazz Palmienteri, includes sons Vinny Jr. on keyboards and Nick on drums.   The boys started playing with their father as kids, and add p...

Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo North America competitors descended on Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club this week to receive their long-awaited Lamborghini Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo cars.    The Italian-crafted machines were delivered last week to Spring Mountain, a 50-minute drive from Las Vegas, where teams and d...

by F. Andrew Taylor   In order to find old school Las Vegas, Lena Prima had to move to New Orleans. "New Orleans reminds me of old Vegas," Prima said. "The people are out on the street. They're out in the (French) Quarter. They're strolling in and out of clubs, and there's live music everywhere." Prima, who is performing Aug. 20 at...

In late January, Italian soccer club AS Roma announced the expansion of its renowned youth soccer academy program to the United States. Selected among the seven elite U.S. soccer academies was also FC Greater Boston Bolts.   “Player development in the United States continues to be a top priority for us,” said AS Roma president James Pallotta...

di Michele de Nicolay   Nel nostro paese non si gioca solo a calcio. La nazionale italiana di MMA ai mondiali IMMAF di Las Vegas trionfa e ritorna a casa con tre bronzi, due ori e un argento, accreditandosi a buon diritto nel pantheon globale di questo sport che dagli States sta prendendo piede ormai in tutta Europa.   Dopo il trionfo...

by Ryan Comer   Genoa FC is an Italian professional soccer club that has been in existence for almost 125 years. This year marks the first year the soccer club, which competes in the highest level of the Italian soccer ranks, has made its way to the United States to scout talent – and Ogden was the second stop on its three-week trip. &...

by Bob Golfen   Enid, Oklahoma, doesn't seem like the sort of place where you might unearth a rare and valuable coachbuilt Maserati convertible, but that is where this dusty "barn find" was discovered after at least 20 years stored inside a private garage. In as-found condition and still wearing British license plates, the 1962 Maserati...

Cirque Italia, a group trumpeting itself as "the first-ever Italian water circus" to travel the United States, will set up its blue-and-white big top near Battlefield Mall later this month for a three-day Springfield run — its first appearance in Missouri ever.   In the space between Nakato's and Meador Park, you'll find mermaids, aerialists...

Virginia Elena Carta's journey to Duke and an individual national title started with three shots three years ago in central Florida. Duke head coach Dan Brooks was at Reunion (Fla.) Resort's Watson Course for the the ANNIKA Invitational, a showcase junior event that takes place in January.   He wasn't even there to see Carta, and ended...

by Celeste Erickson   With all the makings of an Italian drama, the Whidbey Island Community Orchestra will conclude its 2013-2014 season with "Italian Spring" this Friday, May 16. Under the direction of Tigran Arakelyan, the free concert features music from soloist Gloria Ferry-Brennan and the winner of the young composer competition,...