Angry Rudy Garcia to fight slap accuations
Angry Rudy Garcia to fight slap accuations

Roma coach Rudi Garcia said he will fight "with every means possible" to clear his name after being accused of trying to slap a stadium steward during his side`s win at Genoa.

Genoa spurn chance for third place in Serie A
Genoa spurn chance for third place in Serie A

High-flying Genoa spurned the chance to move up to third place in Italy`s Serie A on Monday after being held to a 1-1 draw by visitors Palermo.

RugbyU: Italy v Argentina rescheduled for Friday, says official
RugbyU: Italy v Argentina rescheduled for Friday, says official

Heavy rains in recent days in the flood-hit city of Genoa have forced the rescheduling of Saturday`s rugby Test between Italy and Argentina, the Italian rugby federation (FIR) confirmed Thursday.

El Shaarawy, Menez end droughts to secure point for Milan
El Shaarawy, Menez end droughts to secure point for Milan

Stephan El Shaarawy ended a 19-month goal drought and Jeremy Menez hit a second-half penalty to earn Milan a share of the spoils in a hard-fought 2-2 draw away to Serie A high-flyers Sampdoria on Saturday.

Serie A: AS Roma level top as Juventus beaten
Serie A: AS Roma level top as Juventus beaten

An injury-time goal from Genoa midfielder Luca Antonini handed Juventus their first defeat of the season Wednesday when a 2-0 win for Roma allowed the title challengers to pull level at the top of Italy`s Serie A.

Massimiliano Allegri hits out at `unplayable` pitch
Massimiliano Allegri hits out at `unplayable` pitch

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hit out at the state of the pitch at the Luigi Ferraris stadium as the Serie A leaders suffered a first league reverse of the season at Genoa on Wednesday.

Gianluigi Buffon set for 500th game for Italian giants Juventus
Gianluigi Buffon set for 500th game for Italian giants Juventus

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is all set to complete another milestone in his illustrious career. The Italian international will be a reaching the magical 500th figure in the number of games played for Serie A champions, Juventus.

Serie A: Juventus look to maintain lead, AC Milan target third spot
Serie A: Juventus look to maintain lead, AC Milan target third spot

Juventus travel to Genoa looking to maintain their three point lead on Roma on Wednesday while AC Milan go in search of a win away to Cagliari that could see them jump up to third place in Italy`s Serie A.

Costa Concordia completes its voyage to the scrap yard

The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner limped into its last port on Sunday, when it was towed to the northern Italian city of Genoa to be broken up for scrap, two-and-a-half years after running aground and sinking with the loss of 32 lives.

Striker Alessandro Matri out for three weeks

Genoa striker Alessandro Matri has been ruled out of action for three weeks with a calf strain.

Costa Concordia begins final journey to Genoa

Italy`s wrecked Costa Concordia ship began its last voyage to the port of Genoa on Wednesday in one of the biggest maritime operation.

Injured Essien out of Milan's clash with Genoa

Midfielder Michael Essien is out of AC Milan`s Serie A trip to Genoa on Monday (1900 GMT) after picking up a thigh injury, the club said on Thursday.

Genoa`s Gilardino suffers hand fracture

Genoa striker Alberto Gilardino was diagnosed with a fractured bone in his right hand.

Heart coach Van`t Schip signs new contract

Coach John van`t Schip has signed a new three-year contract with A-League side Melbourne Heart, the club said on Wednesday.

Totti makes instant impact on Roma return

Francesco Totti made an instant impact on his return from a buttock injury when he scored one goal and helped set up another in AS Roma`s 3-2 Serie A win over Udinese on Monday.

Andrea Pirlo free kick punishes Genoa, AC Milan lose

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon saved a penalty and Andrea Pirlo curled in a trademark free kick late in the game to give the Serie A leaders a dramatic 1-0 win at Genoa on Sunday.

Italian police investigate use of Skype for webcam blackmail

Italian police in Genoa are reportedly investigating into complaints by victims of blackmail who have alleged that perpetrators were using Skype to trap people into online sexual indiscretions and extort money from them.

Napoli drop points after late Genoa equaliser

A late Emanuele Calaio freekick earned battling Genoa a shock 1-1 draw away to Napoli on Monday, when Fiorentina also snatched a late share of the points in a 2-2 draw away to Parma.

Lopez gives Sampdoria derby win over Genoa

A first-half goal by Maxi Lopez gave Sampdoria a 1-0 win over Genoa in their derby on Monday as they avenged their 3-0 drubbing by their old rivals earlier in the season.

Bleak times ahead for Inter fans

Inter Milan supporters are unlikely to see any immediate improvement in their team`s plight as the club`s Indonesian owners appear determined to avoid splashing out on new players for the time being.