Italian job: Azzurri beat Japan to tie rugby series

2018-06-16 09:25

Italy completed a nail-biting 25-22 away win over Japan on Saturday to tie their two-Test series against the 2019 World Cup hosts.

Japan turn on the style to stun Italy

2018-06-09 09:54

Japan conjured a hat-trick of magical scores to floor Six Nations side Italy 34-17 on Saturday in the first game of their two-match rugby series.

Captaincy would be signal against racism - Balotelli

2018-06-04 10:58

Italy striker Mario Balotelli said on Sunday that giving him the captain's armband would be a signal against racism in the country.

Balotelli back as Mancini plots Italy revival

2018-05-19 21:07

New Italy coach Roberto Mancini has recalled Nice striker Mario Balotelli for three friendlies against Saudi Arabia, France and the Netherlands.

New Italy coach Mancini vows to restore Azzurri pride

2018-05-15 15:28

New Italy coach Roberto Mancini said he wanted to restore pride in the national side six months after their shock failure to qualify for the World Cup.

Mancini eyes Italy job as Zenit confirm exit

2018-05-14 10:45

Mancini was said to have reached agreement to become the next Italy coach last Tuesday, Gazzetta dello Sport reported, but he denied that on Sunday.

Mancini reaches agreement to coach Italy - report

2018-05-08 13:31

Zenit Saint Petersburg manager Roberto Mancini has reached an agreement to become the next Italy coach after accepting a pay cut to take the job

Mancini 'proud' if appointed Italy coach

2018-04-30 18:31

Roberto Mancini says he would be proud to coach Italy but insisted he had not yet had any contact with the Italian Football Federation.

Pouille sends France into Davis Cup semi-finals

2018-04-08 15:20

Lucas Pouille sent France into the Davis Cup semi-finals on the strength of his four-set defeat of Italy's Fabio Fognini in Genoa.

Buffon happy to be part of new generation

2018-03-23 11:35

Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon insisted Thursday that he still has a role to play in Italy's future despite already having passed his 40th birthday.


Italy look to strike back from Japan rugby thrashing

2018-06-15 12:09

Italy have promised to hit back against Japan in their second rugby Test after suffering a bloody nose in last weekend's opener.

Leonardo Ghiraldini named Italy captain

2018-06-07 11:41

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea has appointed veteran hooker Leonardo Ghiraldini as captain for their encounter with Japan in Oita on Saturday.

Dembele gem caps France win over Italy

2018-06-02 07:36

Ousmane Dembele scored a terrific goal in an impressive display for France as the World Cup contenders defeated Italy in a friendly in Nice.

Ireland return to Chicago for Italy Test

2018-05-15 21:40

Ireland will return to the scene of their famous victory over the All Blacks when they face Italy at Chicago's Soldier Field in November.

Mancini given 'dream' job of rebuilding Italy

2018-05-15 10:30

Roberto Mancini has been given the job of reviving the fortunes of Italy's national team six months after their shock failure to qualify for the 2018 Soccer World Cup.

Parisse ends 'nightmare' season with surgery

2018-05-10 14:00

Italy captain Sergio Parisse has undergone surgery to remove an abdominal hernia bringing to an end a "nightmare" season for the Stade Francais veteran.

Mancini 'ready' to become new Italy coach

2018-05-01 21:44

Zenit Saint Petersburg coach Roberto Mancini has agreed in principle to become the next Italy coach.

Italy bosses confirm Ancelotti talks

2018-04-24 18:48

Italian football federation chiefs confirmed talks had taken place with Carlo Ancelotti concerning the vacant Italy coaching job.

Messi isn't missed as Argentina down Italy

2018-03-24 07:01

Ever Banega ensured Argentina weren't derailed by Lionel Messi's absence as the World Cup contenders clinched a friendly win over Italy.

O'Shea 'destroyed' after 17th straight loss

2018-03-17 20:59

Italy coach Conor O'Shea conceded he was "destroyed" as Scotland snatched a last-gasp 29-27 win to break Italian hearts.

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