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Marta representing women after firing Brazil into World Cup knockouts

History maker for women's football, Marta helps Brazil defeat Italy in the Women's World Cup on Tuesday.

Italian ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ arrested in Thailand for Clooney fraud

The couple is also wanted in Italy for multiple scams including selling fake Rolex watches online.

Amanda Knox: An advocate for the wrongfully convicted

Knox returns to Italy for the first time since her acquittal to speak at a conference on wrongful convictions in Modena.

Muhammad Ali’s autographed gold glove fails to sell at Turin auction

The glove returns to the collection of its Italian owner, Ezio Scime who was in the front row of the fight in New York.

Allegri taking year off after Juventus exit

Allegri will use his sabbatical to recharge his batteries before returning to football management.

Juventus agree deal with Chelsea for Sarri

There has been no official confirmation of the agreement from either club but Sarri is expected to sign a three-year contract.

Bosnia win edges Italy closer to Euro 2020

Italy are top of Group J with a maximum 12 points after four games with 13 goals scored and just one conceded.

15 Serie A clubs oppose Champions League reforms

Clubs in Italy joins their Spanish, English, German, and French counter parts in rejecting the reforms.

Fiorentina confirms sale process

The club says their board has resigned after being informed by the Della Valle family that a sale process is under way.

Inter Milan name Antonio Conte as coach

Conte has an impressive resume with three Serie A titles with Juventus and a Premier League and FA Cup with Chelsea.

Ducatis look to thwart Marquez at Mugello

Mugello is not one of Marquez’s favourite circuits as he has only won once in the premier class.

Inter Milan part company with coach Spalletti

Rumours says the Chinese-owned club will hire former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte to replace Spalletti.

Malaysian filmmaker’s farewell to dad gains international acclaim

Victor Chen's short film, My Ba's Radio, wins Best Short Film at the Mantova Lovers Short Film Festival in Italy.

High stakes for enclave as Europe’s biggest casino goes bust

A tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after a giant casino went bankrupt.

Gattuso set to step down as AC Milan coach

Gattuso fail to guide Milan into the Champions League finishing one point behind third-place Atalanta.

Opera singers prepare like Olympic athletes for ‘Tosca’ in Washington

There are 2,364 seats in Washington's opera house, and the singers need to reach each one unamplified.

Dressing ‘kings’ with Italy’s luxury czar Stefano Ricci

Italian luxury designer and his sons are playing at being kings for the day as they unveil their latest collection.

Fiorentina coach Montella banned, to miss key final game

Montella receives the ban after insulting the referees and indirectly causing harm to a steward after punching an advertising hoarding.

Emotional Allegri insists the time was right to leave Juventus

Allegri says he is unsure of what’s next for him, opting to take a break before thinking of getting back to work.

Lazio strike late to beat Atalanta in Coppa Italia final

The victory also earns Lazio a place in the Europa League group stage for next season.

Italian budget worries knock European shares lower

Italian shares led losses in Europe on Wednesday after the country's deputy prime minister said Rome was ready to break EU fiscal rules, masking early gains fueled by optimism around U.S.-China trade rhetoric.

Serena looking to turn the clock back in Rome

Rome will be Williams's fourth tournament of the season and the first since being forced to withdraw from the Miami Open in April due to a knee injury. 

Da Vinci ‘claw hand’ may have impaired later art

The scientists reached their finding by studying a chalk drawing of Leonardo da Vinci attributed to the 16th-century Lombard artist Giovanni Ambrogio Figino.

Thousands remember 25th anniversary of Senna’s death

Thousands travelled to Imola on Wednesday to pay tribute on the anniversary of Senna's death.