WHAT: Rocky Romano Bocce Tournament - WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 10. Court assignments at 9 a.m.; event starts at 10 a.m. - WHERE: 27 Bridge St., Hudson DETAILS: Annual Rocky Romano Bocce Tournament features rolling and ricocheting bocce balls and plenty of trash-talking. For many Italian-Americans, bocce represents a reminder of days gone by and a way t...

Gregorio Paltrinieri set a new European record as he won gold in the 800 metres freestyle at the world championships in South Korea on Wednesday. The 24-year-old, the reigning 1,500m world and Olympic champion, dominated the race and clocked a time of 7:39.27 to come home ahead of Norway's Henrik Christiansen and France's "I'm over the moon," said...

Il Sindaco ha deciso: il nuovo Palermo ripartirà da Daniele Mirri e Tony di Piazza. L’avviso pubblico per l’acquisizione del titolo sportivo del club di Viale del Fante è scaduto ieri alle 20.00. Sei le proposte arrivate al Comune che il Sindaco Leoluca Orlando, insieme al magistrato Leonardo Guarnotta, ha valutato con l’obiettivo di individuare il...

Federica Pellegrini began the countdown to the end of her stellar career in style. The Italian defeated a field of younger competitors, minus ailing Katie Ledecky, to win the 200-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships on Wednesday night. Pellegrini, who turns 31 next month, is competing at her final worlds. She's aiming to make a fifth...

Yesterday I witnessed a genuine feel good story. You know the story by now. Boy leaves Calabria at the age of four and immigrates with his family to the Bronx. This article skips what happened between the Bronx decades ago when he grew up on Arthur Avenue until now, when he triumphantly returned with his pride and joy, ACF Fiorentina. It focuses on...

Vito Mannone is a popular man around Minnesota United’s training ground these days. After a recent practice, Mannone is one of the last players to leave the pitch. Engaged in a friendly match of soccer-tennis with teammates, he volleys and heads the ball over the net with a touch as skilled as any outfield player. After securing a victory in straig...

Mike Nardella, an instrumental member of the Chicago Wolves' Hockey Operations department from Day 1 and a legend in Chicago sporting circles for parts of nine decades, passed away Friday morning at the age of 94. "Big Mike," as he was known to his friends, became a part of the Chicago hockey scene in the 1930s when he was caught trying to swipe st...

Italian heavyweights AC Milan have announced the club's preseason roster for the 2019 International Champions Cup, headlined by a trip to Children's Mercy Park on Tuesday for a marquee showdown against German powerhouse FC Bayern. Buy TICKETS for AC Milan vs. FC Bayern at Children's Mercy Park. AC Milan's formidable 27-man roster, assembled by newl...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! It’s July and, like usual, it’s very hot in Italy. We are working on very important things, starting the first Columbus Day ever organized in Italy. It will be in Siena on October 12, which is the Italian official Columbus Day. Please sign our Manifesto in defense of Columbus, here. On June 10 W...

It’s the afternoon of 19 May 2018, and the 41,000 plus capacity crowd at the Allianz Stadium is surging with emotion. So too is the iconic goalkeeper who departs the pitch in the 63rd minute, waving a final goodbye to the adoring fans he’s given the lion’s share of his glittering career to. Although Gianluigi Buffon’s next career move is uncertain,...