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Wanted to join Juventus even before Ronaldo asked, says Dutch footballer De Ligt

De Ligt, who captained his former club in their thrilling run to the Champions League semi-finals last season, said he did not feel any additional pressure after becoming one of the most expensive defenders in the world.

Jul 19, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Italy seizes air-to-air missile, guns in raids on neo-Nazis

Italian police have seized a large arsenal of weapons, including an air-to-air missile, in raids on neo-Nazi sympathisers, they said on Monday.

Jul 16, 2019, 18:44 PM IST

On-field performance unaffected by scrutiny surrounding personal life: Dutee Chand

Sprinter Dutee Chand recently became the first Indian athlete to clinch a gold medal in the women's 100-metre sprint category at the 30th Summer University Games in Italy. 

Jul 15, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

At Vatican, empty tombs add new twist to missing girl mystery

Experts were looking for the remains of Emanuela Orlandi, the daughter of a Vatican clerk who failed to return home following a music lesson in Rome.

Jul 11, 2019, 20:51 PM IST

Volcano erupts on Italian island of Stromboli, kills one person

The person, believed to be a tourist, was killed by falling stones during a walk, a rescue service official said. A second person was injured.

Jul 04, 2019, 07:44 AM IST

Six teams eye glory at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Final 2019

The stage is stage is set and the prize could not be bigger for six of Europe’s cricketing nations as they bid to win the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Europe Final with a place in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Global Qualifier at stake. Germany, Denmark, Guernsey, Italy, Jersey and Norway looking to book their place and move one step closer to the ICC T20 World Cup.

Jun 14, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

Swedish female soccer players call for unity to tackle inequality

Huge crowds have attended women`s games in England, Italy and Spain recently and defender Nilla Fischer told Reuters that fans, players, sponsors and governing bodies would all have to work together to ensure better pay for female players.

Apr 05, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

No overnight solutions for China's problems: Coach Fabio Cannavaro

The 45-year-old, captain of Italy's World Cup winning side in 2006, wants his squad to accelerate in their development but also stressed that there was no quick fix on the horizon.

Mar 22, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo recalled in Portugal squad for first time since World Cup

The 34-year-old, who is Portugal`s most capped player with 154 appearances and all-time leading scorer with 85 goals, had not been included for any games in the second half of last year.

Mar 15, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

France recalls Italy ambassador after worst verbal onslaught 'since the war'

France said Italy`s attacks were without precedent since World War Two.

Feb 07, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

Italy defeat India 3-1 to reach first-ever Davis Cup World finals

World number 19 India will now compete in the zone group action later this year.

Feb 02, 2019, 18:29 PM IST

Davis Cup 2019 Qualifier: India trail 0-2 against Italy on the opening day

Experienced Andreas Seppi defeated Ramkumar Ramanathan in straight sets in the opening match, giving Italy a 1-0 lead.

Feb 01, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

India staring at elimination after Italy take 2-0 lead in Davis Cup Qualifier

India's doubles pairing of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan finds itself in a must-win situation on Saturday. 

Feb 01, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

No room for excuses now, says Mahesh Bhupathi ahead of Davis Cup tie vs Italy

India, three-time Davis Cup runners-up, were drawn to play against Italy at home in the Qualifiers in their bid for a coveted place in November's 18-team Finals in Madrid.

Jan 30, 2019, 16:37 PM IST

Mahesh Bhupathi's captaincy at stake as India prepares for clash against Italy in Davis Cup

India are up against formidable Italy but playing the hard-court specialists on grass at the Calcutta South Club gives the hosts some chance of an upset.

Jan 24, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

We will not have it very easy on grass: India coach Zeeshan Ali, ahead of Davis Cup qualifier against Italy

The Indians sweated it out for the first time since landing in the city for nearly two hours at the Calcutta Gymkhana. 

Jan 24, 2019, 13:55 PM IST

Italian match officials to follow FIFA guidelines over racism

FIFA and European soccer body UEFA have adopted a so-called three-step procedure in cases of racism which involves a warning to the crowd, followed by the interruption of play and, ultimately, the calling-off of the match.

Jan 15, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

AS Roma beat Parma 2-0 in Serie A clash

Roma secured the victory in 75th minute when Under connected a cross-pass by Italy midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini that Parma`s defense failed to deflect.

Dec 30, 2018, 15:51 PM IST

Pakistan procuring 600 tanks to strengthen capability along border with India: Report

Apart from battle tanks, Pakistan Army is also procuring 245 150mm SP Mike-10 guns from Italy 

Dec 30, 2018, 15:34 PM IST

Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 hits Italy's Sicily; injuries, damages reported

The earthquake hit at 3.19 am (0219 GMT), prompting many people to run out of their homes and sleep in cars. 

Dec 26, 2018, 14:04 PM IST