Locatelli, Immobile fire Italy into Euro 2020 last 16 | Football News

ROME: Manuel Locatelli scored a brace and Ciro Immobile added a late third as Italy sealed their place in the Euro 2020 last 16 on Wednesday with a game to spare after a 3-0 win over Switzerland in Rome. Sassuolo midfielder Locatelli put the Azzurri ahead after 26 minutes in the Group A clash, adding … Read more

SAI looks for Tokyo-bound skeet shooters’ vaccination in Italy using diplomatic channels | More sports News

NEW DELHI: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has pushed for Tokyo Olympics-bound skeet shooters, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmed Khan’s vaccination against Covid-19 using diplomatic channels in Italy, with little over a month left for the scheduled start of the Summer Games in the Japanese capital on July 23. The SAI swung … Read more

Italy impress in Euro 2020 opener with 3-0 win over Turkey | Football News

ROME: Italy kicked off the European Championship with a convincing 3-0 victory over Turkey in Group A at Rome’s Stadio Olimpico on Friday with Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne on target. Roberto Mancini’s side had been frustrated by Turkey’s defensive approach in the first half but broke through in the 53rd minute when a hard-hit … Read more

Olympic-bound Pooja hopes to find proper sparring partners in Italy | Boxing News

Olympic-bound Pooja hopes to find proper sparring partners in Italy | Boxing News

CHANDIGARH: Fresh from a consecutive second gold medal at the Asian Championships in Dubai, Tokyo-bound Pooja Rani is excited to join the upcoming three-week training-cum-competition trip to Italy, where she expects sparring partners matching her potential. Currently stationed at the Army Sports Institute in Pune, Pooja is hoping to make the most of the training … Read more

Euro 2021: Ruthless Italy sweep past Czechs 4-0 in warm-up | Football News

Euro 2021: Ruthless Italy sweep past Czechs 4-0 in warm-up | Football News

BOLOGNA: Italy swept aside the Czech Republic 4-0 on Friday with a ruthless attacking display and all-around performance that could make them a dangerous side when Euro 2021 kicks off next week. Lazio forward Ciro Immobile put the hosts ahead in the 23rd minute against the run of play when he latched onto a weak … Read more

Italy coach Mancini hopeful injured Verratti will feature at Euro 2020 | Football News

ROME: Italy coach Roberto Mancini is optimistic that injured PSG midfielder Marco Verratti will be available for Euro 2020, but warned that Inter Milan’s Stefano Sensi could miss out. Both players were named in Mancini’s 33-man preliminary squad for the tournament before sustaining late-season injuries. PSG said on May 11 that Verratti was expected to … Read more

Santiago Nieva’s proposal to shift India’s boxing camp to Italy rejected | Boxing News

Santiago Nieva's proposal to shift India's boxing camp to Italy rejected | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: Boxing Federation of India‘s (BFI) high performance director Santiago Nieva‘s proposal to shift the national camp to Italy to prepare the men and women’s teams for this month’s Asian Boxing Championships has not been cleared by BFI executive board, said a top official on Sunday. “During a BFI executive board online meeting last … Read more

Inter Milan crowned champions of Italy for first time in 11 years | Football News

Inter Milan clinched their first Serie A title in 11 years on Sunday after Sassuolo drew 1-1 with second-placed Atalanta to assure Antonio Conte’s side of the league crown. Inter are 13 points clear in first place with four games remaining, and their triumph ends a run of nine consecutive title wins for Juventus. Large … Read more

Italy approves opening stadium to fans at 25% capacity for Euros | Football News

Italy approves opening stadium to fans at 25% capacity for Euros | Football News

ROME: Italy’s government will allow fans to attend matches at this year’s European Championship in Rome’s Olympic Stadium with at least 25% capacity, the country’s soccer federation (FIGC) said in a statement on Tuesday. Euro 2020 was postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and European soccer’s governing body UEFA had asked the … Read more

Italy says fans can be present at Euro 2020 games | Football News

ROME: Italy’s government has decided that Rome’s Olympic stadium can be re-opened to the public for European Championship matches, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said in a statement on Tuesday. The Euro 2020 tournament was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and UEFA, European soccer’s governing body, had asked the 12 host nations … Read more