From Bergamo to Beijing, Italy aims for more Olympic success

MODENA, Italy (AP) — The endless cacophony of ambulance sirens. The convoys of military trucks carrying away the overflowing coffins. The funerals — or lack thereof. Nobody who lived through the initial wave of the coronavirus pandemic in Bergamo — the first epicenter of COVID-19 in Europe — will ever forget it. For Sofia Goggia … Read more

It’s coming Rome… Italy team returns to heroes’ welcome after Euros win over England

Issued on: 12/07/2021 – 20:00 Italy’s players were feted as heroes Monday after beating England in a dramatic penalty shootout to win Euro 2020 at Wembley and prolong the host nation’s 55-year wait for a second major title. Giorgio Chiellini, the team’s 36-year-old captain, and coach Roberto Mancini lifted the gleaming trophy aloft after the … Read more

Italy erupts as Europe’s soccer champions come home to Rome

ROME (AP) — Thousands of fans packed Rome’s sidewalks to wildly cheer Europe’s new soccer champions as Italy toured the city in an open-topped bus on Monday evening, crowning a day that saw them honored at the presidential palace and premier’s office and cited. by the Pope. The first Italy team to win the European … Read more