Caldogno, a suburb of Vicenza with a population of tenthousand; on 18 February 1967 at 6.15 pm. Roberto Baggio is born: the “Divin Codino”, the man […]
Icon of fencing around the world, Valentina Vezzali is also a female symbol that defies any gender prejudice.
Fabio Caressa has revolutionized the way of narrating a soccer game. Not a simple commentary, but a narration of the emotions the match conveys. «600 […]
Athick neck, an oak-like body. Rugby is more than a sport: it is a lifestyle. Fair. One of the most played sports in the world. […]
As soon as anyone quotes him, memories of those unforgettable Champions League evenings in Italy immediately come to mind: “lofted in”, “flung in”, “wild bunch” […]
The eighteenth basketball world cup started in China on Saturday: my mind rushed back to the national team that made history for Italian basketball. France, […]
Just a few elements are enough to recognize him: a red-black jersey, his captain’s armband and arm raised towards the sky. This is Franco Baresi, […]
When we talk about Adriano Panatta as the best Italian tennis player it must be said that we’re talking about Open era, that is to […]
When Italians say “That’s all very well” they are quoting the sports commentator par excellence, who gracefully and politely narrated Italy’s matches for over thirty […]
Giovanni Trapattoni needs no introduction. He may be summed up in one sentence: “Non dire gatto se non ce l’hai nel sacco” (a broken Italian […]
Dan Peterson managed to overcome limits imposed by his sport and his role thanks to skills, charisma, and victories. He has become an icon, even […]
Gianluca Vialli’s name is not a banal one, especially if we’re talking about his playing career. He’s a former striker who has helped to write […]
No flashy lights or fancy signs, just a simple shop window. On the glass, the words that showcase the tradition: “bicycles”, “instruments”, “cycles”. Further up, […]
A clear blue sky above the sea, a wave crashing down on you, a storm you’re heading towards, maybe never to be seen again. A […]
There was a time, not so long ago when Italy was playing in the World Cup. There was even a time when the Azzurri didn’t […]
For Italian tennis fans, Adriano Panatta is a name that stands alone. Italians don’t just care about winning ― we value a combination of strategy, […]
Alberto Tomba, an Italian Olympic skier, is still as relevant to his fans as he was 20 years ago before he retired. Fans, professional skiers, […]
Luigi “Gigi” Meroni was born in Como on February 24th, 1943. He was his mother Rosa’s second son, brother of Celestino and Maria. Cruel fate […]
The Italian tradition in boxing has deep roots, covers a long time span, and involves a great number of athletes at every level. If you […]
Since soccer has become so popular, spectators typically describe a match with lots of goals and excitement as “incredible”, “amazing”, and/or “fantastic”. One man is […]
Giacomo Agostini is an Enciclopedia Treccani (the most well-known Italian-language encyclopedia) entry. Giacomo Agostini is a living legend. The acceptance of biker as a legitimate […]
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