Juventus lawyers appear in court for false accounting trialMarch 27, 2023 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus’ lawyers appeared before a judge Monday to face the first in a series of court dates following accusations of false accounting by the 36-time Italian champions.
Conte back for Tottenham against Milan in Champions LeagueMarch 7, 2023 GMT
After recovering from gallbladder surgery, Tottenham manager Antonio Conte will be back on the sidelines in the Champions League.
Conte's return for the second leg of the round of 16 against AC Milan on Wednesday, trailing 1-0 after the first game, is a boost for a team fighting to keep its season on track.
McKennie left out of Juventus squad amid possible Leeds moveJanuary 28, 2023 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — United States midfielder Weston McKennie was left out of the Juventus squad for this weekend’s match amid a potential move to the English Premier League.
McKennie has been strongly linked with a move to Leeds, which is coached by American Jesse Marsch.
Organizers for 2026 Olympics seeking new speedskating venueJanuary 22, 2023 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Speedskating for the 2026 Milan-Cortina Olympics might be moved to the Turin oval or a temporary facility elsewhere after the IOC rejected plans to build an expensive roof over the outdoor track at Baselga di Piné.
Embattled actor Kevin Spacey lauded in Italy for achievementJanuary 17, 2023 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Making his first speaking appearance since #MeToo-era allegations derailed his career, actor Kevin Spacey used a colorful Italian term to thank the National Cinema Museum in the northern city of Turin Monday for having the courage to invite him.
Juventus extends winning run to 8 with win over UdineseJanuary 7, 2023 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Juventus stretched its winning streak to eight matches when it scraped past Udinese 1-0 in Serie A on Saturday.
Danilo scored four minutes from time thanks to a fabulous assist from Federico Chiesa.
American team Knierim and Frazier eye Grand Prix Final goldDecember 8, 2022 GMT
World champions Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier did nothing to harm their chances of becoming the first American pairs team to win the prestigious Grand Prix Final, turning in a brilliant short program Thursday in Turin, Italy.
Deep US figure skating team eyes medals at Grand Prix FinalDecember 7, 2022 GMT
There is a unique flavor to the return of the Grand Prix Final, arguably the most prestigious event in figure skating after the Olympics and world championships, following two years of pandemic-related cancellations.
UEFA opens investigation into Juventus as club’s woes growDecember 1, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Juventus’ off-the-field problems keep on worsening in a scandal reverberating through Italian soccer.
UEFA opened an investigation into Juventus on Thursday, hours after it was revealed that the Turin prosecutor’s office had requested indictments for former president Andrea Agnelli and 10 other former board members as well as the club itself amid allegations of false accounting.
Juventus crisis cements Allegri’s position as coachNovember 30, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — One important person stands to potentially benefit from the latest Juventus scandal that has sent shockwaves throughout the soccer world.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri’s job was seemingly at risk less than two months ago, with the club struggling on the field, but the Bianconeri’s off-the-field problems could give him more power at the storied Italian club.
Juventus mired in scandal again as Agnelli and board resignsNovember 29, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Scandal. Titles. More scandal.
Djokovic matches Federer’s record with 6th ATP Finals titleNovember 20, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Novak Djokovic claimed a record-equaling sixth ATP Finals title by beating the third-seeded Casper Ruud on Sunday to top a fantastic finish to the season for the Serb.
Djokovic won 7-5, 6-3 to secure his first title at the event since 2015 and match Roger Federer’s record.
Pope honors family roots in northern Italy with rare outingNovember 20, 2022 GMT
ASTI, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis honored his northern Italian roots on Sunday by celebrating a special Mass in his father’s hometown and encouraging younger generations to not be indifferent to the poverty and misery all around them.
Djokovic to face Ruud in final as he bids to match recordNovember 19, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Novak Djokovic kept his bid for a record-equaling sixth ATP Finals title alive by beating Taylor Fritz of the United States on Saturday to reach the final of the prestigious season-ending tournament.
Rublev overcomes Tsitsipas to reach ATP semis in TurinNovember 18, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Andrey Rublev rallied to upset second-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas and reach the final four of the ATP Finals on Friday.
Rublev won 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the semifinals for the first time.
Brazil’s full World Cup team in training as Marquinhos joinsNovember 16, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Brazil coach Tite had all 26 of his players available for training for the first time in the team's preparations for the World Cup after defender Marquinhos joined in Wednesday's session.
Djokovic eases into semifinals with victory over RublevNovember 16, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Five-time champion Novak Djokovic eased into the final four of the ATP Finals with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Andrey Rublev on Wednesday.
It took the seventh-seeded Djokovic just 68 minutes to see off Rublev and make it two wins out of two in Turin to qualify for his 11th semifinal in 15 appearances at the year-end tournament.
Nadal out of ATP Finals after loss; Ruud through to semisNovember 15, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Rafael Nadal's error-strewn performance on Tuesday saw him eliminated from the ATP Finals, missing out once again on adding one of the few major trophies still missing from his glittering list of titles.
Neymar joins Brazil, has 1st practice ahead of World CupNovember 15, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Neymar took part in Brazil's training session on Tuesday, his first with the national team ahead of the World Cup.
The star forward joined the group later than the rest of the players because of a problem with his flight from France, where he finished the first part of the season with Paris Saint-Germain.
Djokovic beats Tsitsipas for 9th straight time at ATP FinalsNovember 14, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas for the ninth straight time by 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the players’ opening match at the ATP Finals on Monday.
Djokovic has beaten Tsitsipas in his third straight tournament following wins in Astana, Kazakhstan and at the Paris Masters.
Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev appeals for peaceNovember 14, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev made an appeal for peace following his win over compatriot Daniil Medvedev at the ATP Finals on Monday.
The seventh-ranked Rublev wrote “Peace, Peace, Peace, All we need,” on a TV camera lens.
Fritz beats Nadal at ATP Finals; Ruud downs Auger-AliassimeNovember 13, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s bid to win one of the few titles missing from his glittering career started poorly as he was beaten in straight sets by eighth-seeded Taylor Fritz in their opening match at the ATP Finals on Sunday.
Embattled actor Spacey to receive achievement award in ItalyNovember 3, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — Two weeks after a New York jury sided with Kevin Spacey in a sexual abuse lawsuit, an Italian film museum announced Thursday that the actor would receive a lifetime achievement award and teach a master class there early next year.
France star Pogba to miss World Cup with knee injuryOctober 31, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — France midfielder Paul Pogba will miss the World Cup due to ongoing knee problems.
Pogba returned to training with Juventus only this month following surgery on his right knee in early September.
Agnelli, Juve officials could face false accounting trialOctober 25, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus president Andrea Agnelli, vice president Pavel Nedved and CEO Maurizio Arrivabene are among 15 people who could face a trial for alleged false accounting and irregularities in player transfers following a notification from the public prosecutor’s office in Turin.
Juventus beats Empoli 4-0 ahead of crucial European matchOctober 21, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus could be back on track after a dismal few weeks for the Bianconeri.
Adrien Rabiot scored twice late on to add to goals from Weston McKennie and Moise Kean as they beat Empoli 4-0 on Friday for their second straight victory.
Mike Keenan to coach host Italy in hockey at 2026 OlympicsOctober 14, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Mike Keenan was named coach of the Italy ice hockey team on Friday, giving the Stanley Cup winner a chance to guide the host country at the 2026 Milan-Cortina Olympics.
Keenan, who will be 76 in 2026, last coached China-based Kunlun Red Star in the KHL in 2017.
Dybala helps Roma to 1-1 draw on his return to JuventusAugust 27, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Roma forward Paulo Dybala returned to Juventus and helped in the equalizer though his new team lost its perfect start to Serie A on Saturday and it could have been much worse for José Mourinho’s side.
Swift return for Dybala as he travels to Juventus with RomaAugust 25, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — When former Juventus player Paulo Dybala joined Roma last month he knew his return to Turin would be swift.
The Serie A calendar had been outlined the previous week and threw up Juventus against Roma in the third round of fixtures.
Injured Juventus midfielder McKennie to miss start of seasonAugust 1, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie will miss the start of Serie A with a shoulder injury.
After the United States international was sidelined for Juventus’ final friendly of its tour of his homeland — a 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid — tests in Turin on Monday revealed McKennie has “a capsular lesion of the left shoulder” and will be out for at least three weeks.
Juventus signs defender Bremer from city rival TorinoJuly 20, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus signed Brazilian defender Gleison Bremer from city rival Torino for 41 million euros ($41.7 million) on Wednesday.
Bremer, who was named Serie A defender of the year last season, signed a five-year contract through June 2027.
Italy’s taxi drivers keep protesting, fear new competitionJuly 13, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — Hundreds of taxi drivers in Italy on Wednesday left their cars idle for a second day to protest the Italian government's plans to allow more competition, including from share-ride services.
Back at Juventus, Pogba has no regrets over time in EnglandJuly 12, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Paul Pogba has no regrets over his time at Manchester United and insists he feels no pressure as he returns to Juventus after a few disappointing years back in England.
Lyon wins Women’s Champions League stunning Barca in finalMay 21, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Lyon has its trophy back.
The French club beat defending champion and favorite Barcelona 3-1 on Saturday to earn a record-extending eighth Women’s Champions League trophy.
Ecuador’s Carapaz takes Giro lead after frenetic 14th stageMay 21, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Race favorite Richard Carapaz claimed the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia in an action-packed 14th stage which was won by Simon Yates on Saturday.
MATCHDAY: Finals in Women’s Champions League and German CupMay 20, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:
WOMEN'S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL
Seven-time champion Lyon will face titleholder Barcelona in Turin in a repeat of the 2019 final.
Abraham nets 2 as Roma beats Torino 3-0, books European spotMay 20, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Tammy Abraham scored twice to help Roma win at Torino 3-0 on Friday and seal a spot in Europe for next season ahead of the Europa Conference League final next week.
Both Abraham goals came in the first half of Roma’s final Serie A match.
Chiellini bids goodbye to Juve fans during draw with LazioMay 16, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini bid goodbye to the Turin club’s fans during a 2-2 draw with Lazio in Serie A on Monday.
After 17 seasons at Juventus, Chiellini recently announced he was leaving at the end of the season — likely for MLS in the United States — and this was the Bianconeri’s final home match of the campaign.
Eurovision win in hand, Ukraine band releases new war videoMay 15, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra, fresh off its Eurovision victory, released a new music video Sunday of its winning hit “Stefania” that features scenes of war-ravaged Ukraine and women in combat gear, as the annual song contest took on ever more political tones given Russia's war.
Ukraine band favored in Eurovision Song Contest finalMay 13, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra and its members' folk-hip hop anthem to their war-torn nation is the oddsmaker's favorite to win the Eurovision Song Contest, an event intended to celebrate diversity and promote friendship among nations.
Coach faces epic walk as Salernitana gets closer to survivalMay 6, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — If his team wins at home on Sunday, Salernitana coach Davide Nicola might need to start preparing for a long journey on the road.
When he was in charge at Crotone, Nicola vowed to ride from the city to Turin on a bicycle if the team avoided relegation from Italy's top tier.
A song with power: Ukraine’s Eurovision entry unites nationMay 6, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra’s upbeat, melodic entry for this month’s Eurovision Song Contest was written as a tribute to the frontman’s mother.
Barcelona facing Lyon in Women’s Champions League finalApril 30, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Barcelona reached the Women’s Champions League final at the expense of its perfect season on Saturday.
Barcelona lost the second-leg semifinal to Wolfsburg 2-0 in Germany but advanced 5-3 on aggregate.
Inter gains as Milan, Napoli falter in Serie A title raceApril 10, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — Inter Milan took a big step toward defending its Serie A title without even playing on Sunday.
Serie A leader AC Milan was again let down by its poor finishing in a 0-0 draw at Torino, while Napoli lost 3-2 at home to Fiorentina.
Spain again with 3 teams in Champions League quarterfinalsMarch 17, 2022 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Pau Torres’ close-range shot had barely crossed the goal line when Villarreal coach Unai Emery started to celebrate by sprinting in a circle by the bench.
The 85th-minute goal against Juventus in Turin gave the visitors a two-goal lead and practically sealed Villarreal’s spot in the quarterfinals of the Champions League on Wednesday.
Belotti scores as Torino draws 1-1 with Juventus in derbyFebruary 18, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Torino captain Andrea Belotti scored to give his team a 1-1 draw at Juventus in a hard-fought Turin derby in Serie A on Friday.
The Italy forward created space for himself by slipping away from a defender and volleyed home Josip Brekalo’s cross from the left in the 62nd minute, canceling out Matthijs de Ligt’s first-half goal for the home side.
Canada beats US behind Gushue to win Olympic curling bronzeFebruary 18, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — John Shuster began his fifth Olympics as a U.S. flag bearer, leading the defending men's curling champions and the rest of Team USA into the Beijing Games' opening ceremony.
MATCHDAY: Juventus hosts Torino for the Derby della MoleFebruary 17, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Friday:
Juventus hosts Torino for the Derby della Mole (Turin Derby) in Serie A. Danilo’s injury-time equalizer at Atalanta on Sunday stretched Juve’s unbeaten run in the league to 11 games, but the “Old Lady” will need the same resilience against its local rival, which has one of the best defenses in Serie A.
Olympics Live: US wins to set up gold-medal game with CanadaFebruary 14, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the Beijing Winter Olympics:
Hilary Knight had a goal and assist, Alex Cavallini stopped 25 shots and the defending Olympic champion United States defeated Finland 4-1 in a women’s hockey semifinal at the Beijing Games on Monday to set up the sixth gold-medal showdown between the Americans and Canada.
Olympic champion Duff Gibson explains the ‘tao’ of sportFebruary 10, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — It took Duff Gibson many years to become an Olympic champion.
It took him more years to explain the methodology behind that win.
Jacobellis finally wins Olympic gold medal, 1st for USFebruary 9, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — Lindsey Jacobellis is finally an Olympic gold medalist.
Let that sink in for a moment because Jacobellis has been trying for 16 years.
Jacobellis helped make the wild sport of snowboardcross famous.
Wales midfielder Ramsey joins Rangers on loan from JuventusFebruary 1, 2022 GMT
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey left Juventus on loan to join Scottish champion Rangers on transfer deadline day.
The 31-year-old Ramsey has another year left on his contract in Turin but a title win for Rangers would likely pave the way for direct entry to the Champions League group stages and raise the possibility of a more permanent transfer.
DV7: Juventus finds its replacement for Ronaldo in VlahovićJanuary 28, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — It's taken five months but Juventus has finally found a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Coveted striker Dušan Vlahović completed a 70-million-euro ($80-million) transfer from Fiorentina on Friday on his 22nd birthday and will wear the No.
McKennie, Dybala help Juventus beat Udinese 2-0 in Serie AJanuary 15, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — It was a tale of two celebrations in Turin as Juventus beat relegation-threatened Udinese 2-0 in Serie A on Saturday.
Weston McKennie sealed the match 11 minutes from time and the American – a Harry Potter fan – marked the goal with his usual wand celebration.
Skeleton preview: Dukurs, Bos head to Olympics with momentumJanuary 15, 2022 GMT
There wound up being five sliders chosen as part of the U.S. Olympic skeleton team that competed in the 2006 Turin Games.
Of those, four are long retired. Chris Soule stopped sliding after those Olympics.
Torino beats Fiorentina 4-0 in postponed Serie A gameJanuary 10, 2022 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Josip Brekalo scored twice as Torino beat Fiorentina 4-0 in Serie A on Monday to end the Viola’s five-match unbeaten run.
Wilfried Singo and Antonio Sanabria also scored for Torino, which is unbeaten at home in seven straight matches for the first time since 2016-17.
Reports: Crane collapse in northern Italy’s Turin kills 3December 18, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Two building cranes collapsed on a street in the northern Italian city of Turin, killing three construction workers and injuring passersby Saturday, firefighters and news reports said.
Two of the workers died at the scene and their bodies were extracted from the twisted blue metal, firefighters said in a tweet.
Juventus finishes top of CL group with 1-0 win over MalmoDecember 8, 2021 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus finished atop its Champions League group with a 1-0 win over Malmo on Wednesday.
Moise Kean scored in the 18th minute for his first goal in the Champions League for the Bianconeri.
Croatia advances to Davis Cup semis after beating ItalyNovember 29, 2021 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — Croatia became the first team to reach the Davis Cup semifinals after seeing off Italy 2-1 on Monday.
With the singles squared, the top-ranked doubles team of Mate Pavic and Nikola Mektic had no trouble seeing off Fabio Fognini and Jannik Sinner 6-3, 6-4 in the decider.
Austria’s lockdown affects return of Davis Cup FinalsNovember 22, 2021 GMT
TURIN, Italy (AP) — No Davis Cup tennis fans will be allowed in Innsbruck as Austria goes back into lockdown. Capacity will be at 60% in Turin, where Italian children will be occupying vast portions of the stands amid slow ticket sales.