The record for the fastest circumnavigation of the world by a woman has been smashed by Italian Paola Gianotti who finished a 144-day, 29,430km trip yesterday.   "The best goal of my life!" the 32-year-old announced on her Facebook face after breaking Juliana Buhring's 2012 record of 152 days.   Read more   Source: http://...

As he nears his season debut, Andrea Bargnani still expects to be in the NBA next season. With his contract expiring July 1, Bargnani indicated he is not looking to go back to Europe. But who is going to offer the big Italian a meaningful pact if he doesn't play this season? Bargnani underwent another intense oncourt shooting workout Sunday before...

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...

The Salem Italian American Club will hold a Tribute to Leo Taugher II celebration of life party from 7 p.m. until closing on Saturday, March 14.   Read more   Source: http://www.salemnews.net/  

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 Brian Marschhauser Joseph Prestigiacomo, a Boy Scout with Troop 174, constructed a bocce court in Downing Park as part of his Eagle Scout Service Project. Prestigiacomo completed the project with the help of Circolo da Vinci, a non-profit organization that promotes Italian-American heritage.   Club President Dorothea LaScala said Pr...

Just when things started to sound good for the David Beckham-Marcelo Claure Miami bid, someone had to go and add their name to the discussion. News out of Miami today state that a new party has entered into the MLS Expansion game in South Beach.   The Miami Herald is reporting that London-based investment group led by Italian financier Aless...

by Ridge Mahoney   With most teams using variations of either a 4-2-3-1 or 4-3-3 system, more players are toggling between roles up top and playing either out wide or deeper. The category of forward -- as opposed to a striker -- is comprised of those players who sometimes play up top but could also be deployed out wide on the front line...

SF Giants vs Brewers, Wednesday, August 7th at 7:15p.m. Please join members of the Museo Italo Americano as we celebrate Italian Heritage Night at the ballpark.   The special event ticket package includes: A seat in one of the Italian Heritage Sections for the game against the Milwaukee Brewers (Museo seating is in the Lower Box Left Field...

Dear Friend,You are cordially invited to participate in this year's 16th Annual Columbus Day Golf Tournament to be held at the Mays Landing Golf and Country Club on Monday, October 13, 2014. Please join us for lunch at 11:30 a.m. with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start and a buffet dinner to follow. Please review the hole sponsorship opportunities and mak...