ROME (AP) — Vincenzo Novari has been named CEO of the organizing committee for the Milan-Cortina Olympics.
The unanimous choice was made by the pre-organizing committee during a meeting at...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Riding a wave of widespread Italian enthusiasm to be an Olympic host, Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo won the vote Monday to stage the 2026 Winter...
ROME (AP) — Italian Olympic Committee president Giovanni Malago will lead the organizing committee if the Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo bid wins next month's vote to host the 2026 Winter...
ROME (AP) — It starts with the name — featuring two cities as opposed to the usual one — and involves venues dotted across a large swath of northern Italy stretching from Milan to the Dolomites.
The Milan-Cortina bid for the 2026 Olympics has the potential to revolutionize the Winter Games and leave a new blueprint for the future.
ROME (AP) — Milan and Turin are both in discussions with the Italian Olympic Committee about possibly bidding for the 2026 Winter Games.
Turin Mayor Chiara Appendino sent a letter of interest to CONI on Sunday despite divisions in her own party, the populist 5-Star Movement, on a candidacy. Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala met with CONI president Giovanni Malago on Monday about his city's interest.
MILAN (AP) — Bank boss Gaetano Micciche has been elected president of Serie A.
Micciche, the president of Banca IMI, was chosen unanimously on Monday by the Italian league's 20 clubs.
He succeeds Maurizio Beretta, who left the position nearly a year ago.
Roberto Fabbricini was appointed emergency leader of the Italian football federation on Thursday after a 10-hour election this week failed to find a replacement for Carlo Tavecchio.
The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), which oversees all sports in Italy, named its secretary general as emergency leader and appointed former Italy and AC Milan defender Alessandro Costacurta and Angelo Clarizia as vice-commissioners.
ROME (AP) — The Italian football federation has slated the election of a new president for Jan. 29 — more than two months after Carlo Tavecchio announced his resignation.
Tavecchio lost support following Italy's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
Italian players association president Damiano Tommasi has emerged as a possible candidate.
ROME (AP) — The refusal of Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio to resign is causing outrage.
Damiano Tommasi, president of the Italian players association, abandoned a summit called Wednesday to assess the failed World Cup qualification once he understood that Tavecchio would not step down.
Tommasi, the first to exit the meeting, says "Tavecchio told us that he doesn't intend to resign. Whereas we believe we've got to start the rebuilding process with elections."
ROME (AP) — Short track speedskater Arianna Fontana was named Tuesday as Italy's flag bearer for the opening ceremony at the Pyeongchang Olympics in February.
The 27-year-old Fontana has won five Olympic medals, 14 world championship medals and 34 European championship medals over her standout career.
"The flag will serve as motivation," Fontana said. "It won't weigh me down."
Fontana was selected ahead of Alpine skier Christof Innerhofer.