The Boston Celtics have needed to add some size with shooting to the team’s frontcourt rotation, and they finally obtained it with the signing of veteran forward Danilo Gallinari. Long a target of the Celtics, the two parties finally teamed this week: The Italian revealed he will sign with Boston for a two-year deal with a player option in the seco...

On the occasion of the visit to Isola delle Femmine, in the province of Palermo, Sicily, of a delegation of Italian-American citizens from Pittsburg and Martinez (California), led by the vice president of Italian American Club of Pittsburg, CA, Vince Ferrante, the Scala - Aiello family, through their little niece Ysabel Scala, donated to the Joe Di...

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers of the 47th World Series of Bocce are ready to get the bocce balls rolling, with opening ceremonies to kick off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 14, at the Toccolana Club, 1412 E. Dominick St. Tournament play and contests will run through Sunday, July 17, with local bands performing and tr...

Serie A is hailing a change to Italian law that abolishes a three-year limit on contracts for foreign TV rights. The change should also eliminate long delays in formulating contracts. “The new rules will help increase revenue, with bigger returns that will have a favorable impact on the entire soccer system,” Serie A president Lorenzo Casini said o...

It was a very special afternoon in Glendale, NY on Sunday, June 26 as Phil Rizzuto Corner was officially approved and named. Rizzuto, a proud Italian American, helped the Yankees win seven World Series titles between 1941 and 1956. He was inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994. The Glendale native played at Richmond Hill High School and sign...

Ferrari Trento will be the Official Toast of Formula 1® until the end of the 2025 season. The achievements from this partnership for both parties have led to an extension from three to five years, just a year and a half after the Italian winery was announced as Formula 1®’s celebratory drink partner.  Alongside providing the podium bubbles at every...

Giorgio Chiellini is hoping Los Angeles FC's young roster can help him at least partially rediscover the fountain of youth. In return, the veteran Italian defender looks to help the club capture its first Major League Soccer championship. “I would say that LAFC is the perfect team for me because the team is full of young players. I think they can...

Dario Verani won the gold medal in the 25 km cross-country at the World Swimming Championships in Budapest. "I have to be honest, from the beginning of the year we thought we could do it, but now I feel like I'm living a dream, I feel in heaven," the athlete confessed.  "I did not settle, once I was there I had to take advantage I said to myself, t...

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York and The Italian American Sport Foundation cordially invite you to the book presentation: “Con la testa e con il cuore si va ovunque” (“With the Head and the Heart You Can Go Everywhere“). Mondadori Publishing. A Book by Giusy Versace. Monday, 18 July 2022, 6.00 PM, Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Ave,...

An Italian double in the 10 km cross-country at the ongoing World Swimming Championships in Budapest. Taking the gold was Gregorio Paltrinieri, who had already climbed to the top step of the podium in the 1500 freestyle, and won the bronze medal in the marathon relay and silver in the 5 km on Lupa Lake. But alongside him on the second step of the p...