Juventus as good as Barcelona, Real Madrid: Diego Simeone
Juventus as good as Barcelona, Real Madrid: Diego Simeone

Aletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone believes Italian champions Juventus are as good as Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid despite his side inflciting Juve`s first defeat of the season in a 1-0 win on Wednesday.

Gianluigi Buffon targets Champions League quarters
Gianluigi Buffon targets Champions League quarters

 Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon believes his side have to target at least the Champions League quarter-finals after the disappointment of crashing out at the group stages last season.

Serie A Game Week 5 Preview: Juventus goalie Gianluigi Buffon expects two-horse race with Roma
Serie A Game Week 5 Preview: Juventus goalie Gianluigi Buffon expects two-horse race with Roma

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has added his weight to early season predictions that the battle for Serie A supremacy will be a two-horse race betweeen the Turin giants and AS Roma.

Indian Super League: Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city tomorrow
Indian Super League: Superstar Alessandro Del Piero to arrive in city tomorrow

The moment the Capital's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Thursday with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League.

Euro 2016 qualifying: Simple for Simone Zaza as Italy tame toothless Norway
Euro 2016 qualifying: Simple for Simone Zaza as Italy tame toothless Norway

Simone Zaza made the most of the suspended Mario Balotelli`s absence up front by scoring the opening goal to pave the way for Italy`s comfortable 2-0 win over Norway in a Euro 2016 Group H qualifier on Tuesday.

I'm very enthusiastic about Indian Super League adventure: Alessandro Del Piero
I'm very enthusiastic about Indian Super League adventure: Alessandro Del Piero

Italy's renowned World Cup winner Alessandro Del Piero has called the Indian Super League football tournament an "adventure" and said he was "enthusiastic" about embarking on this new journey.

FIFA World Cup: Uruguay send Italy packing as Luis Suarez `bites` again

In the most crucial match of the day, Uruguay beat four-time champions Italy 1-0 to seal a place in the last 16 on Tuesday.

Tired Italy look to avoid more World Cup humiliation

Four-time champions Italy admitted they are struggling with the weather conditions ahead of their clash with Uruguay in Natal tomorrow where they will try to avoid being eliminated in the first round at successive World Cups.

Buffon uncertain to face Costa Rica

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is doubtful to face Costa Rica after missing his side`s World Cup opener against England with an ankle injury, manager Cesare Prandelli revealed.

2014 FIFA World Cup: England vs Italy - Preview

The tactical approaches of England and Italy`s wily coaches Roy Hodgson and Cesare Prandelli will come under the microscope with the oppressive atmosphere of the Amazon rainforest providing the backdrop for a Group D clash on Saturday.

Buffon, Pirlo still hungry for Italian job

They may have a combined age of 71 but Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo are as hungry as Italy`s young guns as they embark on a possible World Cup swansong this summer.

Every World Cup player to have drug test

FIFA is on an ambitious mission to make sure that for the first time every player who takes part in the World Cup has a drug test and carries a `biological passport`.

Juventus seek means to take domestic dominance into Europe

Juventus, winners of a third successive Serie A title on Sunday, must now decide whether the formula which has given them a firm grip on Italian football will keep working for another season and make an impact in the Champions League.

Buffon heroics can`t save Juve from rare loss

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon`s heroics were not enough for Juventus as the Serie A leaders lost 2-0 at an inspired Napoli on Sunday, only their second league defeat of the season.

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.

Pedro eclipses debutant Costa as Spain down Italy

Diego Costa made a low-key debut for Spain in a friendly against Italy on Wednesday and it was the much livelier Pedro who struck the only goal in a 1-0 victory for the world and European champions.

Juve spurn chance to extend as misfiring Roma held

Verona forward Juan Gomez came off the bench to level late and secure a 2-2 draw at home to Juventus as the champions spurned the chance to extend their lead on misfiring Roma on Sunday.

Rampant Roma close gap on Juve to six points

Captain Francesco Totti scored late from the spot to cap a crucial win for Roma in a 3-1 rout away to Verona which helped close the gap on leaders Juventus to six points on Sunday.

Buffon sees red as Lazio hold 10-man Juve

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was sent off as 10-man Juventus dropped points for the first time since October last year in a 1-1 draw at Lazio on Saturday.

Buffon calls for `severe` punishment for racism

Juventus veteran Gianluigi Buffon has called for racism in football to be punished "severely", though he believes most supporters are not guilty of the offence.