Sport in Italy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23256/all en UPDATE 1-Soccer-Milan walkout re-ignites racism row in Italy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> test </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Milan will walk out of all matches if subjected to racism- Berlusconi</p> <p>* Authorities accused of not doing enough</p> <p>* Racism widespread in stadiums</p> <p>* Town brings civil suit against offending fans (Adds Berlusconi statement)</p> <p>By Naomi O'Leary</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/update-1-soccer-milan-walkout-re-ignites-racism-row-italy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> A.C. Milan Association football F.C. Internazionale Milano Football in Italy Kevin-Prince Boateng Mario Balotelli Person Career Person Communication Quotation Racism in association football Silvio Berlusconi Sport in Italy Zimbabwe Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:34:00 +0000 test 5731133 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Cagliari trio sent off in controversial defeat at Lazio http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/soccer-cagliari-trio-sent-controversial-defeat-at-lazio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>By Terry Daley</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/italy">ROME</a>, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Lazio moved within five points of Serie A leaders Juventus after coming from behind to win 2-1 on Saturday in a stormy match during which Cagliari coach Ivo Pulga and two of his players were sent off.</p> <p>Second-placed Lazio have now gone eight league games unbeaten and have 39 points, four clear of Fiorentina in third. Cagliari remain a point above the relegation zone in 17th position.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/soccer-cagliari-trio-sent-controversial-defeat-at-lazio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Federico Marchetti Football in Italy Michael Agazzi Miroslav Klose Person Career Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 22:45:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731266 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Italian Cup quarterfinal summaries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/update-1-soccer-italian-cup-quarterfinal-summaries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Italian Cup Quarterfinal first leg matches on Wednesday Wednesday, January 9 Juventus 2 Sebastian Giovinco 12, Mirko Vucinic 95 AC Milan 1 Stephan El Shaarawy 6 Halftime: 1-1; Attendance: 40,008 - - - Tuesday, January 8 Lazio 3 Stefan Radu 30, Hernanes 61,90+1 Catania 0 Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 25,000 - - -</p> Football in Italy Sebastian Giovinco Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732382 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Vucinic gives Juventus extra-time win over Milan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-vucinic-gives-juventus-extra-time-win-over-milan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Mirko Vucinic scored in extra time to give Juventus a 2-1 win over Milan as they knocked their rivals out of the Italian Cup for the second year running on Wednesday.</p> <p>Stephan El Shaaraway put Milan ahead in the sixth minute of the quarter-final tie before Sebastian Giovinco levelled for the current Serie A leaders and defending champions who will face Lazio in the semi-finals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/soccer-vucinic-gives-juventus-extra-time-win-over-milan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Labor Sebastian Giovinco Sport in Italy Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:00:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732398 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Soccer-Pescara may need more Perin heroics in Inter visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/preview-soccer-pescara-may-need-more-perin-heroics-inter-visit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Pescara 20-year-old Mattia Perin produced arguably the best goalkeeping display of the Serie A season last week and faces another busy evening as his side visit Inter on Saturday.</p> <p>Inter, looking unstoppable when they won 3-1 at Juventus in early November, have since entered crisis mode after taking only one point in their last three games and are determined to stop the rot.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/preview-soccer-pescara-may-need-more-perin-heroics-inter-visit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:45:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732602 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Disgraced former Juventus director to try politics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/soccer-disgraced-former-juventus-director-try-politics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Controversial former Juventus director Luciano Moggi, who was at the heart of a 2006 match-fixing scandal, will stand as a candidate in Italian parliamentary elections in February.</p> <p>Moggi will stand in Piedmont for the Italian Reformists, a group which is set to ally with the centre-right People of Freedom party of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who is seeking a fifth term in government.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/soccer-disgraced-former-juventus-director-try-politics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Sport in Italy Sports War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 13:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733558 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Gilardino leads Bologna to easy win over Chievo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/soccer-gilardino-leads-bologna-easy-win-over-chievo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Bologna eased their relegation worries after two goals from Alberto Gilardino, his first in nearly two months, led them to a 4-0 victory over Chievo in Serie A on Saturday.</p> <p>Panagiotis Kone and Manolo Gabbiadini also found the net to lift Stefano Pioli's side to 13th in the table on 21 points, five clear of the relegation zone. Chievo stay in 11th spot.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/soccer-gilardino-leads-bologna-easy-win-over-chievo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Sport in Italy Stefano Sorrentino Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 20:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733655 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Inter boost title bid with victory over Pescara http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-soccer-inter-boost-title-bid-victory-over-pescara <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Recasts with Inter Milan, adds byline)</p> <p>* Palacio and Guarin deliver 2-0 win</p> <p>* Gilardino double lifts Bologna</p> <p>By Terry Daley</p> <p>ROME, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Inter Milan invigorated their Serie A title challenge by beating Pescara 2-0 at the San Siro on Saturday to move within six points of leaders Juventus.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-soccer-inter-boost-title-bid-victory-over-pescara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Entertainment Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 23:15:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733687 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-Inter boost title bid with victory over Pescara http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-soccer-inter-boost-title-bid-victory-over-pescara <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes)</p> <p>* Palacio and Guarin deliver 2-0 win</p> <p>* Gilardino double lifts Bologna</p> <p>By Terry Daley</p> <p>ROME, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Inter Milan invigorated their Serie A title challenge by beating Pescara 2-0 at the San Siro on Saturday to move within six points of leaders Juventus.</p> <p>Goals in either half from Rodrigo Palacio and Fredy Guarin gave Andrea Stramaccioni's side their first win in four games and moved them up to third in the table on 38 points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-2-soccer-inter-boost-title-bid-victory-over-pescara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 23:15:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733688 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Italian Cup quarterfinal results http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/soccer-italian-cup-quarterfinal-results <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Italian Cup Quarterfinal first leg matches on Wednesday Quarterfinal Wednesday, January 16 Fiorentina - AS Roma 0-1 (halftime: 0-0, 90 mins: 0-0) AET Tuesday, January 15 Inter Milan - Bologna 3-2 (halftime: 1-0, 90 mins: 2-2) AET</p> Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735343 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Nine-man Roma go through amid ugly scenes at Fiorentina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/soccer-nine-man-roma-go-through-amid-ugly-scenes-at-fiorentina <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Three players were sent off and 10 booked as AS Roma snatched a 1-0 extra-time win at unlucky Fiorentina in a fiery Italian Cup tie which ended amid ugly scenes on Wednesday.</p> <p>Mattia Destro scored the winner in the seventh minute of extra-time while Fiorentina hit the woodwork three times in a match marred by a brawl centered around Fiorentina's Juan Cuadrado and Roma's Dodo.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/soccer-nine-man-roma-go-through-amid-ugly-scenes-at-fiorentina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ACF Fiorentina Football in Italy Labor Sport in Italy Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:30:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735354 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Soccer-Petkovic confounds critics at Lazio http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/preview-soccer-petkovic-confounds-critics-at-lazio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Vladimir Petkovic's coaching experience had been largely confined to the relatively tame Swiss league before he took charge at Lazio this season and few gave him much hope of success in the cut-throat world of Serie A.</p> <p>Six months later and the scepticism has turned to admiration as the Bosnia-born coach, who found time to do charity work during his earlier coaching years in Switzerland, has led an unexpected Lazio challenge for the title.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/preview-soccer-petkovic-confounds-critics-at-lazio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Italy Gian Piero Gasperini Labor Sport in Italy Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:00:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735600 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Napoli win appeal against two-point penalty http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-soccer-napoli-win-appeal-against-two-point-penalty <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details)</p> <p>ROME, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Serie A club Napoli have won their appeal against a two-point penalty imposed last month for attempted match-fixing by one of their players, the Italian Football Federation said on Thursday.</p> <p>The decision to reinstate the two points docked puts Napoli second in the table, level on 42 points with Lazio and three points behind reigning champions Juventus.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-soccer-napoli-win-appeal-against-two-point-penalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 19:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735767 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Palermo deny Lazio chance to draw level at top http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-palermo-deny-lazio-chance-draw-level-at-top <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Terry Daley</p> <p>ROME Jan 19 (Reuters) - Lazio missed the chance to draw level with Juventus at the top of Serie A on Saturday when they had to settle for a 2-2 draw at Palermo thanks to a late Hernanes penalty.</p> <p>They moved into second place on 43 points, two behind Juve and a point ahead of Napoli, who play at Fiorentina on Sunday (1130 GMT).</p> <p>The draw did little to help Palermo, who despite moving up to 16 points remain second bottom, three from safety.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-palermo-deny-lazio-chance-draw-level-at-top" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fabrizio Miccoli Football in Italy Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 19:45:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736684 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Roncaglia scores from halfway line as Napoli held http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-roncaglia-scores-halfway-line-napoli-held <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Fiorentina defender Facundo Roncaglia, aided by a blunder from Napoli goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctics, scored from just inside his own half in a 1-1 Serie A draw on Sunday.</p> <p>Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani replied for Napoli with his 100th Serie A goal and 17th of the season to take his side level on points with Lazio in second place.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-roncaglia-scores-halfway-line-napoli-held" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Italy Napoli Sport in Italy Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 14:15:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736871 at http://www.globalpost.com