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2013 FIE Fencing World Championship: Italy wins Team Foil

In the Women’s Team Foil Final, the defending champs and Olympic champs win again, defeating France 45-18.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Cuba vs. Italy

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there.

2013 FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix: Italy vs. Germany

In 2013, the FIVB World Grand Prix will return to Japan for the first time in four years, which should please Olympic champions Brazil, who have won the tournament the last three times (2005, 2008, 2009) it has been played there. This event airs Aug 4 @2:45pmET/11:45amPT.

2013 FINA World Championship: Water Polo: Montenegro vs Italy

In Men’s Water Polo Semi-Final, Montenegro ran away with the game early, and Italy was stuck playing catch-up losing 10-8, despite a four point run at the end.

2013 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Long Beach: USA vs Italy

In the Men’s Bronze medal match, Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo (ITA) make short work of the home team, Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson (USA), with the final scores of 21-16, 21-13.

2013 FINA World Championship: Women’s Diving Springboard Synchro: Italy 2nd

Tania Cagnotto and Francesca Dallape were the only ones to finish anywhere close to the Chinese pair, 30.60 points down but good enough for silver.

2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup: Val Di Sole, Italy

The fourth stop on the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup tour was Val Di Sole, Italy. This is the complete replay of the first day of that event.

2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup: Val Di Sole, Italy

The fourth stop on the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup tour was Val Di Sole, Italy. This is the complete replay of the second day of that event.

2013 Diamond League: Rome, Italy

Usain Bolt will compete for the third time in a row at Rome’s Golden Gala, the fifth leg of the 2013 IAAF Diamond League. The 2013 Golden Gala edition will be entitled to Pietro Mennea.

2013 Diamond League: Rome, Italy (mobile)

Usain Bolt will compete for the third time in a row at Rome’s Golden Gala, the fifth leg of the 2013 IAAF Diamond League. The 2013 Golden Gala edition will be entitled to Pietro Mennea.

2013 World Women’s Curling Championships: Italy vs. Canada

This event is also a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 Rugby Six Nation Tournament: Round 4: Great try from England vs Italy

Italy looked like they had no chance of winning until they managed to get the only try of the entire game. ITA would go on to lose 18-11.

2013 Rugby Six Nation Tournament: Round 4: England vs Italy

Team England defeated team Italy, 18 to 11. England led after the first half, 12-0 and managed to hold off a strong Italian surge in the second half. Team England remains undefeated and leads in the tournament.

2013 Rugby Six Nations: Round 3: Italy vs Wales

It was a battle of penalty kicks until early in the second half when Wales managed two tries for the win 26-9, improving to 2-1, while Italy drops to 1-2.

2013 Rugby Six Nations: Great try from Italy vs France

France tied the game with this amazing try from Benjamin Fall. This was Fall’s third try in International Rugby.

2013 Rugby Six Nations: Italy upsets France

In a battle that went down to the final seconds, ITA walked away victorious over FRA with a final score of 23-18. This is only Italy’s third win against France in the history of the tournament.

Italy’s Paris wins Hahnenkamm downhill

Italy’s Dominik Paris speeds down the course on his way to win an alpine ski, men’s World Cup downhill, in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Shinichiro Tanaka) By Manuele Lang KITZBUEHEL, Austria, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Dominik Paris became only the second Italian to win the most prestigious downhill on the World Cup […]

Italy’s Ballan out of intensive care following surgery

LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Former world road race champion Alessandro Ballan is out of intensive care as he continues to recover from surgery following a high-speed crash in training last week, his BMC team said on Friday. The Italian, being treated in Spain, remains in hospital after he underwent surgery over a week ago […]

France and Italy fastest in first Bormio training

Courtesy of BORMIO, Italy – The Christmas break is over and the Tour is back full force with Thursday’s first Downhill training in Bormio. At 11.45 CET sharp, the first racer left the start gate and ventured on the famous Stelvio slope. The fastest man today was French skier Adrien Theaux, with a time […]

Contador winds down season with big win in Italy

Alberto Contador of Spain (C), Mark Cavendish (R) and Bradley Wiggins of Britain ride during the Men’s Elite Road Race at the UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg, September 23, 2012. (REUTERS/Bas Czerwinski/Pool) Contador, Gilbert and Wiggins to Race in Saturday’s Giro di Lombardia – Watch LIVE After a stunning victory at last week’s UCI […]

2012 Men’s Beach Volleyball Gstaad: USA vs Italy Bronze Medal Match

Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhauser (USA) fail to gel as Paolo Nicolai and Daniele Lupo (ITA) win their first Bronze 21-19, 21-18.

2012 Volleyball Men’s World League: Top scores from USA vs Italy

Check out the best rallies, blocks and spikes as Team USA continues a 4 game winning streak over Italy 3-1.

2012 Volleyball Men’s World League: USA vs Italy

Italy just seemed to run out of steam as Team USA improves their record to 5-2, winning, 22-25, 25-21, 29-27, 25-16.

Best scores from USA vs Italy, World League Volleyball

Check out the best spikes, aces, rallies, blocks, and a great saves from USA vs Italy, during the 2012 FIVB Men’s World League Volleyball game in France.

USA beats Italy in World League Volleyball

After being swept by Italy in week 1, the USA rallied back to sweep Italy with set scores of 30-28, 28-26, and 25-22, during the FIVB Men’s World League Volleyball. The USA now stands 2-2.

Best hits from USA vs Italy Rugby

In a high powered physical game with two red cards, check out all the painful hits and Italy wins 30-10.

USA loses two players and Italy wins

Both USA centers, Andrew Sunlula and Paul Emerick get red cards for dangerous hits, and Italy goes on to win 30-10, during the Rugby World Cup Pre-Match, USA vs Italy.

International Rugby: USA vs. Italy (Replay)

The USA Men’s National Team, nicknamed the Eagles, has a long and storied history. Watch them take on Georgia on June 16 from Glendale, Colorado (9pm ET), and Italy on June 23 from Houston, Texas (8:30pm ET). (Full event replay)

2012 Women’s Volleyball Grand Prix: USA vs Italy

Team USA is now 4-0, beating Italy in Pool play 27-25, 25-20, and 25-17. The American’s seemed to gain steam as the game went on.

2012 Women’s Volleyball Grand Prix: USA vs Italy: Top 5 scores

Check out the best rallies, blocks and spikes, as USA remains undefeated in the tournament.

2012 Volleyball World League: Italy dominates USA

In the first weekend Italy finishes 3-0, beating the Americans in straight sets, 25-16, 25-20, and 25-16, Team USA is now 1-2.

2012 Vollyball World League: Best scores in USA vs Italy

Check out the best rallies and coolest scores, as Italy dominated the defending Olympic champs in the first weekend.

Former track great Phinney turns to road success in Italy

BMC rider Taylor Phinney of the U.S. celebrates as he wears the lead rider’s pink jersey on the podium after winning the opening time trial of the Giro d’Italia in Herning May 5, 2012. Phinney was quickest over the 8.7 km time trial through the streets of Herning in Denmark. The 95th Giro d’Italia starts […]

2011 Rugby World Cup: USA vs. Italy highlights

Sept. 27, 2011: Watch the highlights from the Rugby World Cup match between the U.S. and Italy.

2011 Rugby World Cup: Italy vs. Russia highlights

Sept. 20, 2011: Highlights from the Rugby World Cup match between Italy and Russia.

2011 Rugby World Cup: Australia vs. Italy highlights

Sept. 11, 2011: Watch highlights from the Rugby World Cup match between Australia and Italy.

Dylan van Baarle Wins 2014 Tour of Britain

LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Dutchman Dylan van Baarle won the Tour of Britain title after a trouble-free final stage through the streets of London on Sunday. The 22-year-old Van Baarle took a 10-second advantage over Poland’s Michal Kwiatkowski into the final 88.8km circuit race after the earlier time trial. Garmin-Sharp rider Van Baarle, who […]

Spanish ace Contador is king of Vuelta’s queen stage

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN (Reuters) – Alberto Contador moved closer to a third Tour of Spain title by winning Monday’s 16th stage while his closest domestic rivals cracked in the final climb. Britain’s Chris Froome was second in the 160.5-km mountain trek, the Vuelta’s ‘queen stage’, after the Team Sky rider’s late acceleration helped the pair […]

Justin Gatlin Wins Sprint Double to Extend Undefeated Run

BRUSSELS, Sept 5 (Reuters) – American Justin Gatlin proved on Friday he is the speed king for 2014 with a sprint double victory at the Diamond League finals in Brussels to put him firmly on course to complete the year without defeat. Gatlin, unbeaten in 16 races coming into the finals in Brussels, set a […]

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 3: Matthews interview

Michael Matthew (ORICA) talks about getting the stage win and wins in France and Italy this year as well.

Ledecky sets world record in 400 meters freestyle

Photo Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – American teenager Katie Ledecky set a world record in the 400 meters freestyle at the U.S. National Championships in Irvine, California on Saturday, while Michael Phelps struggled home in sixth in the 100m backstroke. The 17-year-old Ledecky clocked 3 minutes, 58.86 seconds to better the previous record of 3:59.15 […]

Mark Cavendish to Return from Injury

Mark Cavendish (AP Photo/Gian Mattia D’Alberto) Click here for USN’s 2014 cycling schedule LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Mark Cavendish will return to action in this month’s Tour de l’Ain stage race in eastern France having recovered from the shoulder injury he sustained in the Tour de France opening stage, his team said on Wednesday. […]

2014 Beach Volleyball World Tour: Klagenfurt: Men’s Best Scores

Check out the best scores from the Men’s medal matches, featuring some great rallies, awesome defense and quick shots as Brazil takes Gold, Italy Silver and Australia Bronze.

FIVB World Grand Prix Preview

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team will be in search of its sixth FIVB World Grand Prix title as Team USA opens the tournament’s first of three preliminary round weekends Aug. 1-3 in Ankara, Turkey. The Americans begin the 2014 edition on Aug. 1 versus No. 6 Russia at 6 a.m. […]

Vincenzo Nibali Wins 2014 Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali (Reuters/Jerome Prevost) (Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali became the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani on Sunday, dominating his rivals on all terrains as his main rivals crashed out of a superb three-week race. While Italy celebrated its seventh Tour winner, a jubilant France hailed its first […]

Peerless Nibali all but seals Tour with stage win

 PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER (Reuters) – Vincenzo Nibali proved once again he has no serious rivals in the Tour de France when he powered to victory in the final mountain stage on Thursday, all but securing his maiden title in impressive fashion. The Italian, looking to become the sixth man to win all three grand […]

2014 Fencing World Championship: M Team Foil: Bronze Match

Last years defending champs Italy had to settle for Bronze this season, as they crush Russia 45-29, even newly crowned champ Alexey Cheremisinov (RUS) couldn’t help much.

2014 Fencing World Championship: W Team Foil: Gold Match

Lead by two time champion Arianna Errigo, Italy wins their third straight team championship (17th total) defeating Russia 45-39.

U.S. Men’s Team Wins FIVB World League Gold Medal

U.S. Men’s National Team (Courtesy of FIVB) By Tyson Rodgers COLORADO Springs, Colo. (July 20, 2014) – The U.S. Men’s National Team defeated the world’s No. 1 Brazil 3-1 (31-29, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23) on Sunday, to clinch the FIVB World League gold medal for a second time in the team’s history. “It’s unbelievable, I am […]

2014 Fencing World Championship: W Team Sabre: Bronze Match

Fuel by two time World Champ Olga Kharlan, who scored ten points in the final round to give the win to Ukraine, 45-42 over Italy

USA Fencing Team Travels to Senior Worlds

Miles Chamley-Watson (Nicole Jomantas/USA Fencing) (Colorado Springs, Colo.) – The USA Fencing Team had one of its most successful Senior World Championships in 2013 and Team USA’s medalists will be back for more in Kazan, Russia from July 15-23. Individual preliminary rounds will take place from July 15-17 for athletes ranked outside the top 16 […]

IOC President Discusses Brazil’s Preparations for 2016 Rio Games

Brazil is hosting the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Rio Games (Shutterstock) By Stephanie Nebehay LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 9 (Reuters) – Brazil has presented an “encouraging report” about preparations for the 2016 Rio Games but vigilance is needed to ensure venues are ready, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. IOC President Thomas […]

Tour de France Stage Winner Denied Kiss from Podium Girl

By Seth Rubinroit Cyclists who win a stage of the Tour de France stand triumphantly on the podium, positioned between two attractive podium girls. Upon being handed a prize, such as a stuffed animal or flowers, the cyclist kisses the podium girls on the cheek. Or at least that is what is supposed to happen. […]


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