How does someone stay in shape after being surrounded by all that delicious food at Doris Italian Market? They work out—a lot. Parkland resident Gary Mulé, 47, spends the majority of his time working at the gourmet grocery store’s busy Coral Springs location. But when he’s not overseeing operations there, he’s either biking, swimming, or running as...

Throughout history, Italian athletes in the sports arena have presented themselves as strong, proud,  or even macho individuals. They barely need any dramatic effect for their performances. Their personalities and prowess are enough.  Take, for example, two-time Mr. Universe winner Lou Ferrigno who also played the Incredible Hulk in the hit 80’s TV...

In 1936, 19-year-old Louis Zamperini qualified for the Summer Olympics in Berlin. Even today, he remains the youngest American to qualify in the 5,000 meter track and field event. He didn’t earn a medal at the Olympics, but several years later he would take part in actions that resulted in medals earned for acts of valor. In 1938, Zamperini attende...

Mi sono imbattuto in un nome sfogliando una vecchia rivista: quello di Ray (Raymond) Barbuti vincitore dell’oro olimpico sui 400 e nella 4×400 alle Olimpiadi di Amsterdam del 1928, 92 anni fa. Troppo forte la curiosità di capire la sua origine, evidentemente italiana, e capire la sua storia. Ebbene, nelle poche che si possono reperire in rete, Barb...

Registrations are open for the annual event that celebrates Festa della Repubblica in the heart of New York City. Italy Run by Nutella Café 5M, has come to its 3rd edition and will take place on Sunday, May 31 in Central Park. The announcement of the 5 miles run, part of the New York Road Runners calendar, and a celebration of Festa della Repubblic...

2019 was an important year for Italian sport thanks to the many victories achieved at international level by Italian athletes of different disciplines. Seven endeavors, in particular, deserve to be remembered for their historical value. Below are the protagonists of these extraordinary sporting successes. Filippo Tortu, a 21-year-old athlete born i...

Simone Coli recently completed his experience as a high school student in the United States, as he spent this year as a senior at Stevens Point Area Senior High School (SPASH). A foreign exchange student from Italy, Coli competed on the SPASH boys cross country and boys track teams, before he closed the school year by taking part in SPASH graduatio...

Si ama la Repubblica o si ama lo sport? Direi si ama partecipare ad un evento straordinario che ha avuto avvio l’anno scorso, qui a New York a Central Park. Giusy Versace, con il rappresentante del Coni in USA Mico Delianova Licastro e il console generale Francesco GenuardiLa sveglia è alle sei… per chi non vive a ridosso del mitico Central Park. C...

The Consulate General of Italy together with partners Ferrero and New York Road Runners (NYRR) announces that registration for the annual Italy Run By Nutella Cafe (5M) officially opens today, February 21st, 2019. The race, hosted to celebrate Festa della Repubblica (Italian National Day), will take place in Central Park on Sunday, June 2. Particip...

Venerdì prossimo, 2 novembre, alle 18.00, due giorni prima della Maratona di New York, il Consolato generale d’Italia aprirà le sue porte agli italiani che vivranno, sotto le più svariate forme, il sogno della 48esima Maratona. Anche quest’anno, anticipa il Consolato, l’Italia si conferma come uno dei paesi maggiormente rappresentati, con oltre 3mi...