Caitlin Clark was snubbed by the 2024 United States women's basketball team roster for the Summer Olympics in Paris, France. But what if Clark chose to play for a different country instead? While that's not going to happen, it's actually a possibility. Clark's mom is Italian.  "I think we can all agree that it would be at least a little funny if Ca...

A fencing mother of twins and a high-jumping symbol of Italy’s success at the Tokyo Olympics will be the country’s flagbearers at the Paris Games opening ceremony. Arianna Errigo and Gianmarco Tamberi were selected on Monday by the Italian Olympic Committee for the honor at the July 26 ceremony. Errigo, who will be competing in her fourth Olympics,...

Beloved by Italians for its atmospheric natural hot springs, Bormio is the best Alpine getaway you’ve never heard of.   The town hosts the Alpine Ski World Cup every year, and much of the skiing at the 2026 Milan-Cortina Winter Olympics will take place here too. Yet in a recent press group of very well-seasoned travellers, we were all shocked to re...

The mascots for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026 were revealed to the world on Wednesday (7 February) at the Sanremo Music Festival in Italy. Tina and Milo - two stoat siblings distinguished by their different coloured coats - will represent the Olympic Winter Games and the Paralympic Winter Games 2026 respectively. Their...

The curtain falls on Gangwon 2024 and Italy Team greets South Korea as a star performer. In fact, for the first time in a five-ring event, junior and senior, the Italian team closes at the top of the medals table (won one day early), with an absolute record of golds (11): a feat never before achieved by any other country in the history of the Winte...

The year 2024 will be an extraordinary year for Italian sports with many great events where the Italian athletes will be able to give many satisfactions to the fans. The most eagerly awaited event, of course, is the Paris Olympic Games and the following Paralympic Games, which will offer the greatest sporting spectacle in the world in the summer. A...

Cortina d’Ampezzo has long been a popular destination in the Italian Alps, known as the Queen of the Dolomites for its stunning scenery, glamorous setting and above all, its winter sports opportunities. It’s also known as the “Sophia Loren of ski resorts: gorgeous and glamorous”.  Part of the UNESCO Dolomiti Superski area, it has slopes for all lev...

The bocce world questions itself on the day of the 2023 medal ceremony. "We are going to the Paralympics," explained Italian Bocce Federation President Giunio De Sanctis, "we are among the oldest sports with a great diffusion even among women but in the official program of the Olympics we are not there. We will continue to work at the international...

There are less than three years left until the Milan Cortina 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Italy’s biggest sporting event that will be held exactly 20 years after the Turin Winter Olympics, but there is already cause for celebration: the official partnership with Prosecco Doc, the world’s most popular and consumed sparkling wine, which embrace...

Italy is preparing to host its third Olympic Winter Games when the cities of Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo welcome Milano Cortina 2026 in just over three years' time – 70 years after Cortina hosted the 1956 Games and 20 years after Torino 2006. In February 2026, around 2,900 of the world's best winter sport athletes will gather to compete for 114 set...