Armando LaChina, a former semi-pro soccer player and competitive tennis player who emigrated from Italy to the United States at the age of nineteen, managed tennis clubs and ultimately founded a tennis school, and currently operates his own telecommunications business in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he enjoys dancing the Argentine tango and spen...

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...

For every sports fan out there, sports in Italy has a superb sporting pleasure to offer. The big 4 “F’s” Italian swear to: Family, Friends, Food & Football. Yes, I know all you football fans have a big smile on your face now and a warm feeling around your heart.  Historically speaking Italian sport is not very rich, but that doesn’t mean they are l...

Golden State Warriors guard Nico Mannion will reportedly play for Italy in the Olympic qualifying tournament this month in Belgrade, Serbia, according to Sportando. The Italy men’s basketball team will participate from June 29 to July 4, along with the Dominican Republic, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Senegal and Serbia. Each country will play thre...

The Sons of Italy hosted the Special Olympics Bocce Tournament in Bellaire Saturday, Belmont County -- Tuscarawas County -- and Carroll County all had teams that came out to play, in addition to some Unified teams. After having to take a year off because of the pandemic, the athletes and organizers alike were excited to get together again -- and pl...

A flurry of second-half goals gave Italy a 3-0 win over Turkey in the opening match of the European Championship. Ciro Immobile kicked in a rebound from close range and Lorenzo Insigne added another following a poor clearance. Both came after an own-goal from Turkey defender Merih Demiral had given Italy the lead. The Italians dominated from the st...

Mike Candrea wanted to go out his own way. That meant no fuss, no long goodbye. And no sharing news of his retirement during the Women’s College World Series — no matter how much ESPN’s Holly Rowe pleaded with him. The 65-year-old Candrea wanted to make the softball-shaking announcement in Tucson, where it all began. Tuesday in Mckale Center, about...

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will sing Nessun Dorma at the opening Euro 2020 ceremony in Rome's Stadio Olimpico on Friday night. Bocelli will perform before the tournament's first match between Italy and Turkey at 21.00 on Friday 11 June. The opening ceremony will include a fly-past by the Frecce Tricolori fighter jets which fly in formation and em...

On a recent evening, Elia Origoni stood at Sardinia’s south-eastern tip, watching the azure sky darken until it merged with the sea, and contemplating the most daunting leg of his ambitious trip. In two days, he would set off on a 405km paddle across the Tyrrhenian Sea in hopes of becoming the first person to traverse Sardinia, Sicily and the entir...

The first committee was convened to consider a possible celebration event to honor the heritage handed to us by our forefathers. The committee was asked to consider a golf tournament as a possible activity to communicate the theme. They were unanimous in their response that a golf tournament of this magnitude would never fly, especially in our geog...