MILAN (AP) — The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement called Thursday to award speedy citizenship to a 13-year-old Egyptian boy hailed as a hero for being the first to alert police that he and scores...
Icardi ends 6-week exile at Inter as he resumes training
MILAN (AP) — Mauro Icardi has resumed training with his Inter Milan teammates, ending a six-week exile.
Icardi has not been on the field in more than a month, since being stripped of the...
MILAN (AP) — A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages' lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri...
Icardi’s standoff with Inter appears set to end
MILAN (AP) — Mauro Icardi's standoff with Inter Milan appears set to end amid reports that he will return to training with the club on Thursday.
MILAN (AP) — Six Inter Milan fans received jail sentences Wednesday for the violent clashes with Napoli supporters that left one fan dead in December.
Inter handed suspended sentence for more racist chants
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan has been handed a suspended sentence of having one of its stands closed for a match after its fans were again found guilty of racist chanting.
La Scala returns $3.4 million to Saudi Arabia in debacle
MILAN (AP) — Italy's famed La Scala opera house will immediately return 3 million euros ($3.4 million) sent to an escrow account by Saudi Arabia in what Milan's mayor on Monday termed a badly...
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan's lack of unity on the field was plainly reflected off it when two players almost came to blows on the bench.
Franck Kessie was visibly upset after being replaced by...
Inter ends poor run with 3-2 win at Milan; Juve loses
MILAN (AP) — Crisis-hit Inter Milan enjoyed a morale-boosting 3-2 win over AC Milan in an entertaining Derby Della Madonnina on Sunday to move back above its city rival in the Serie A...
Ranieri woe as Roma is beaten by lowly Spal
MILAN (AP) — Roma's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League diminished on Saturday as it surprisingly lost 2-1 at relegation-threatened Spal in Claudio Ranieri's second match back as interim...
ROME (AP) — Italy prosecutors have opened an investigation into the possible poisoning death of a Moroccan model who was a key witness in the trial against ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi over his...
Aubameyang helps Arsenal reach Europa League quarters
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored two goals and set up another as Arsenal overturned a two-goal deficit to reach the Europa League quarterfinals with a 3-0 home win over Rennes on...
AC Milan’s rise mirrors Inter’s decline in Serie A
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan's rise over the past few months has been mirrored by Inter Milan's decline.
As the two sides approach the second derby of the season, they are in vastly different moods...
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso has avoided a ban for Sunday's Serie A derby against Inter Milan.
Gattuso was sent to the stands in the first half of Saturday's win over Chievo...
MILAN (AP) — Italy's premier opera house, La Scala in Milan, is under fire over a proposal to grant a board seat to Saudi Arabia's culture minister with the promise of 15 million euros ($16.8...
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan managed a confidence-boosting win ahead of next weekend's derby against AC Milan but its misfortunes continued Sunday.
MILAN (AP) — AC Milan ensured it will go into next weekend's derby match ahead of Inter Milan after beating Chievo Verona 2-1 in Serie A on Saturday.
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ROME (AP) — Roma appointed Claudio Ranieri as interim coach on Friday, a day after firing Eusebio Di Francesco following the Italian team's elimination from the Champions League.
Lazio reignited the race for a Champions League place by ending a miserable run with a 3-0 victory over derby rival Roma in Serie A on Saturday.
MILAN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have marched in Italy's financial capital against policies by the populist government that they say promote racism.
Milan draws 0-0 at Lazio in 1st leg of Italian Cup semifinal
ROME (AP) — Just like last year, nothing could separate AC Milan and Lazio in the Italian Cup semifinals on Tuesday.
Milan drew 0-0 at Lazio in the first leg of their semifinal, leaving it...
AP Photos: Vibrant Milan street fashion rivals runway shows
MILAN (AP) — For luxury fashion shows in cities like Milan, the runway scenes are rehearsed, the looks carefully chosen and styled, and the seating assignments determined by a clear pecking...
Donnarumma at root of Milan’s impressive form
MILAN (AP) — While AC Milan's forward line has been garnering most of the plaudits, young goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has been at the heart of the team's success.
Dolce&Gabbana make encyclopedic review of artisanal heritage
MILAN (AP) — Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala made a rare fashion week appearance, sitting in the front row of Dolce & Gabbana on Sunday.
The mayor's presence had the hallmark of an institutional...
Dzeko scores late as Roma wins 3-2 at Frosinone in Serie A
MILAN (AP) — Edin Dzeko scored the winner deep into stoppage time to help Roma keep up the pressure on AC Milan for the final Champions League spot.
In Milan, Ferragamo, Cavalli focus on color, inclusiveness
MILAN (AP) — Color was the watch word on the fourth day Saturday of the mostly womenswear collections during Milan Fashion Week.
The Salvatore Ferragamo and Roberto Cavalli fashion houses...
Piatek scores again as AC Milan beats Empoli 3-0 in Serie A
MILAN (AP) — When it comes to scoring in Serie A, only Cristiano Ronaldo is more prolific than Krzysztof Piatek.
But only just.
Netting in AC Milan's 3-0 win over relegation-threatened...
Wintour honors Lagerfeld; Bottega Veneta shows new direction
MILAN (AP) — Anna Wintour paid tribute Friday to Karl Lagerfeld's generosity and sense of humor as she presented a new fashion exhibition. Elsewhere in Milan, Versace unveiled its first womenswear...
Fendi honors Lagerfeld and fashion’s ‘longest love story’
MILAN (AP) — Fendi paid understated tribute Thursday to Karl Lagerfeld, who died this week and was the Rome-based fashion house's creative director for 54 years.
Gucci unmasks a harder, more masculine collection
MILAN (AP) — Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele says the blackface controversy has had a deep impact on the company and provided a learning experience for everyone.
Benetton makes its Milan runway debut with Lagerfeld tribute
MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week promised to be a running tribute to Karl Lagerfeld, who died Tuesday as collateral events got unde way.
French designer Jean Charles de Castelbajac, who made...
Joint celebration shows growing Ronaldo, Dybala rapport
MILAN (AP) — The flourishing partnership between Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala has led to a joint celebration.
Dybala scored his first league goal since Nov. 3 in Juventus' 3-0 Serie A win over Frosinone last Friday and celebrated by merging Ronaldo's distinctive celebration — of jumping and turning in the air while letting out a yell — with his own mask gesture.
Ronaldo had combined their celebrations after scoring in the previous match.
Icardi watches as Inter beats Sampdoria 2-1 in Serie A
MILAN (AP) — Despite the absence of Mauro Icardi, Inter Milan managed to beat Sampdoria 2-1 in Serie A after a dramatic finale on Sunday.
All the goals came in a five-minute spell with Danilo D'Ambrosio and Radja Nainggolan scoring for Inter, either side of Manolo Gabbiadini's equalizer.
Inter remained third but again moved four points clear of fourth-placed AC Milan. The top four from Serie A qualify for the Champions League.
Piatek scores 2 as Milan beats Atalanta 3-1 in Serie A
MILAN (AP) — Krzysztof Piatek looks to be firing AC Milan back into the Champions League.
The Poland international scored twice as Milan came from behind to beat Atalanta 3-1 in Serie A on Saturday. Piatek has four goals from three league starts since joining Milan from Genoa in January for a reported 35 million euros ($40 million). He also scored two in the Italian Cup for the Rossoneri.
Inter drops Icardi as captain, Icardi pulls out of match
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan pulled the captaincy from Mauro Icardi, and Mauro Icardi responded by pulling himself out of Inter Milan's next match.
The dispute highlights the tense contract talks that have been going on between the 25-year-old Argentine player and the Italian club.
Sweden calls on Ibrahimovic to offer backing to Olympic bid
ARE, Sweden (AP) — Looking to make one final push ahead of the vote to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, Swedish bid chiefs are calling on the country's most famous sports star to offer his backing.
Ronaldo helps Juventus win but almost knocks teammate out
MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo played a role in all three Juventus goals on Sunday, but he also almost knocked out a teammate.
The incident occurred an hour into Juve's 3-0 win at Sassuolo as Ronaldo kicked the ball straight into the face of teammate Sami Khedira, who instantly fell to the ground.
Ronaldo had earlier helped Khedira score the opening goal, so the German World Cup winner was able to see the funny side.
Juventus beats Sassuolo 3-0 to go 11 points clear in Serie A
MILAN (AP) — Juventus is starting to entertain.
Often winning by a solitary goal in the first half of the season, Juventus has now scored three goals in two straight matches.
However, there was little sign of the defensive frailties that cost it dearly in last week's 3-3 draw against Parma as the Bianconeri cruised to a 3-0 win at Sassuolo in Serie A on Sunday.
Italian-Egyptian singer wins contest exalting Italian song
ROME (AP) — An Italian-Egyptian singer has won a long-running music contest that aims to exalt Italian song.
Alessandro Mahmoud, who performs with the stage name Mahmood, triumphed at the Sanremo music festival late Saturday with his rendition of "Soldi" ("Money").
The 26-year-old's winning song has a rhythmic beat often heard in North African music.
Napoli draws at Fiorentina in Serie A, Inter beats Parma 1-0
MILAN (AP) — Napoli missed the chance to cut the gap to Serie A leader Juventus to six points as it was held at Fiorentina to 0-0 on Saturday.
Juventus, which is on a seemingly unstoppable march to a record-extending eighth successive league title, can stretch its lead to 11 points with a win at Sassuolo on Sunday.
Director Spike Lee boycotts Gucci, Prada for blackface items
MILAN (AP) — Director Spike Lee said Friday he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers following a pair of blackface fashion fails from the major Italian fashion houses.
Lee said on Instagram that "It's Obvious To Da Peoples That They Don't Have A Clue When It Comes To Racist, Blackface Hateful Imagery. WAKE UP."
Spike said the brands needed to have black designers "To Be In Da Room When It Happen."
From Gucci to Prada, fashion fails evoke racist imagery
MILAN (AP) — Luxury fashion is all about breaking codes, creating a new, irresistible message that captivates consumers. But some of the globe's top brands have raised eyebrows with designs that have racist connotations.
Fiat Chrysler shares tank on forecast for drop in earnings
MILAN (AP) — Shares in Italian American automaker Fiat Chrysler tanked Thursday after the company issued conservative earnings forecasts for 2019, even as it posted record earnings last year.
Fiat Chrysler shares were temporarily suspended from trading due to excessive volatility, and then shed 11 percent to 13.55 euros ($15.39) in Milan, as analysts expressed disappointment at the earnings guidance of 6.7 billion euros for 2019.
Inter Milan struggling as mid-season slump returns
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan's mid-season slump has become something of a tradition, and the tradition is back again this year.
Since 2013, Inter has only once managed to win more than one league match in January. And this year's poor run is putting Champions League qualification in doubt and piling pressure on coach Luciano Spalletti.
Lazio and Atalanta win to be a point behind 4th-place Milan
MILAN (AP) — Lazio and Atalanta kept themselves firmly in the race for a Champions League place with narrow wins in Serie A on Monday.
They are both level with Roma, one point behind fourth-place AC Milan, after Lazio won at relegation-threatened Frosinone 1-0 and Atalanta triumphed at Cagliari by the same scoreline.
The top four in Serie A qualify for the Champions League.
Fans jeer Inter after 1-0 home defeat to Bologna
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan players left the field to deafening jeers from their own fans after the latest setback on Sunday.
Inter lost 1-0 at home to relegation-threatened Bologna in Serie A to pile more pressure on coach Luciano Spalletti, amid speculation the club is preparing to replace him with Antonio Conte.
Spalletti insisted "the players are still behind me" and said "votes of confidence are useful for people whose jobs are in the balance, nothing changes in my daily life.
Juventus draws with Parma, Napoli beats Sampdoria in Serie A
MILAN (AP) — Juventus is uncharacteristically leaking goals and coach Massimiliano Allegri is concerned ahead of the Champions League last 16, where they face Atletico Madrid.
For the second time in a week, Juventus conceded three goals as Parma fought back from 3-1 down to draw 3-3 in stoppage time in Turin on Saturday in Serie A.
Italy’s Salvini backs EU train line opposed by govt partner
MILAN (AP) — Italian Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini said he supports a review of a high-speed railway project stalled by protests for decades but thinks the project should be completed despite opposition to it by his government coalition partner, the 5-Star Movement.