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Italian ship carrying rescued migrants arrives in Spain

The coast guard ship is one of two Italian vessels that took on some of the Aquarius`s passengers before escorting it to Spain.

Jun 17, 2018, 10:50 AM IST

FRENCH OPEN: Unpredictable Fabio Fognini outlasts Edmund to reach last 16

Italian maverick Fabio Fognini edged a topsy-turvy five-setter against British number one Kyle Edmund to reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.

Jun 02, 2018, 19:38 PM IST

Leeds United sack Paul Heckingbottom as manager

 Leeds United sacked manager Paul Heckingbottom on Friday after less than four months in charge of the second-tier English club.

Jun 01, 2018, 17:40 PM IST

First figure the difference between Pyaz and Pizza: BJP's dig at Rahul's Italian heritage

Several BJP leaders attacked Rahul over his fifth question to the Prime Minister

Dec 03, 2017, 13:13 PM IST

Valentino Rossi back on bike 18 days after double leg fracture

Rossi underwent surgery in Ancona, in eastern Italy, on September 1, a day after a crash in training, discharging himself from hospital the following day.

Sep 19, 2017, 21:49 PM IST

Australian minister quits after finding out he may also be Italian

"I had no knowledge that I, myself, had become an Italian citizen - nor had I requested to become an Italian citizen," said the Australian-born Canavan, who quit the major position of minister for Resources and Northern Australia.


Jul 25, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

Italian cycling legend Michele Scarponi killed in training crash

The fatal crash happened on a crossroad near his home in central Italy and he leaves behind a wife and two children, Astana said.

Apr 22, 2017, 21:28 PM IST

Karolina Pliskova pulls out of Sydney International with thigh injury

Pliskova demolished France`s Alize Cornet 6-0, 6-3 to win the Brisbane International on Saturday.

Jan 08, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour

The Solar Impulse 2 left southern Spain on its way to Egypt on Monday.

Jul 11, 2016, 14:34 PM IST

Switzerland enforces burqa ban

A ban on burqas has been enforced in Switzerland's Italian-speaking Ticino region with anyone wearing a full face veil being subjected to fines.

Jul 08, 2016, 13:13 PM IST

Italy legend Gianluca Zambrotta unveiled as Delhi Dynamos coach

Zambrotta took over from another World Cup winner, Brazilian Roberto Carlos.

Jul 05, 2016, 17:52 PM IST

Mother Teresa to be made saint of Roman Catholic Church

Avvenire, the official newspaper of the Italian Catholic bishops conference, said on its website that Pope Francis had earlier on Thursday approved a decree recognising a miracle attributed to her intercession with God.

Dec 18, 2015, 06:13 AM IST

US Open anti-climax as Roberta Vinci shocks record-chasing Serena Williams to book an all-Italian final with Flavia Pennetta

The 2015 US Open somehow got a sense of anti-climax on Friday as unheralded Italian Roberta Vinci got the better of history chasing Serena Williams in the second semi-finals of the women's singles competition.

Sep 12, 2015, 00:54 AM IST

ISL will get better and better every year: Alessandro Del Piero

Italian legend Alessandro Del Piero on Thursday hailed the Indian Super League (ISL) and predicted it to get better and better every year.

Sep 03, 2015, 20:04 PM IST

Fabio Capello facing sack as Russia manager

Under-fire Fabio Capello`s reign as Russia manager looks doomed after the country`s sports minister said a decision on the Italian`s future had already been taken.

Jun 17, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

Harvey Weinstein won't be charged despite groping allegations

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein will not face any criminal charges despite the groping allegations made against him by an Italian model.

Apr 11, 2015, 15:32 PM IST

Indian woman's Italian ''not good enough'' for citizenship

An Indian national has been barred from completing the process towards gaining Italian citizenship by a mayor who argued that her language skills are not up to scratch, despite her living in the country for 15 years, a media report said Monday.

Mar 02, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

Indian woman's Italian 'not good enough' for citizenship: Mayor

In an 11th hour hitch, a 56-year-old Indian woman in Italy has been barred from gaining citizenship by a mayor who said her language skills are not good.

Mar 02, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

Three Italians killed, two hurt in Swiss Alps avalanche: Police

Three Italians were killed and two were injured when they were hit by an avalanche while skiing in an area known as "Death Valley" in the Swiss Alps on Saturday, police said.

Feb 22, 2015, 06:28 AM IST

Steven Gerrard accuses Mario Balotelli of disrespect after penalty swipe

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard accused team mate Mario Balotelli of showing disrespect after the Italian found himself at the centre of controversy despite scoring a winning penalty against Besiktas on Thursday.

Feb 20, 2015, 09:36 AM IST