Heineken cup final countdown

Two weekends completely dedicated to the Heineken cup to define the rugby quarter-final clashes. Last weekend was the usual bad news for Italian teams, easy victory for Bath against Aironi and Treviso resisted only one half and then lost against the Catalan rugby team, Perpignan that claimed a five try victory and they reached the […]

Rugby week in review

Last weekend was Magners League weekend and no good news came for Italian teams: Treviso conceded four tries in a half in Belfast and the match ended with a severe 32-13 for Ulster, Viadana instead played a great match in Cardiff but they lost again. In the other matches Munster needed a 76th minute penalty […]

Magners League preview

This weekend will be great rugby in Europe, the opening match take will place in Newport for what could be a Magners League scrap against Connacht. On Friday Treviso will play at Ravenhill in Belfast in a complicated but not impossible rugby match; in an other clashes the second Italian team Aironi, that are still looking […]

Two runners running for 150 days for the Unity of Italy

They will run for 150 days to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. The unusual adventure will be attempted by two people from Aosta: Francesco Ceseracciu of Pont-Saint-Martin and Maurice Pitti Donnas. The two Italian runners will start tomorrow, Tuesday, ‘Jan. 4, at 10am from Pont-Saint-Martin. Every day, until June 2nd, the […]

Italian football greats: future of Del Piero & Buffon uncertain

New year, old players. In 2011, while Juventus will have to decide the outcome of an important question that is the continued suspension of 2 of it’s great Italian players, Alessandro Del Pieroand Gianluigi Buffon. The captain, who is 36 years old and only  working part-time, Delneri is in effect without a new contract. Marotta is trying reassure him with kind words but keeps open the negotiations for the renewal. The player is willing to wait, but not indefinitely: there is other opportunities further afield […]

1982 World Cup Italian coach Enzo Bearzot dies

Enzo Bearzot, the man who led Italy into winning the Football World Cup in 1982 has died at the age of 83. Bearzot made started as a professional football with Pro Gorizia in 1946, then he played for Inter Milan, Catania and Torino. He ended his playing career in 1964 and he became assistant coach […]