Emirates Team New Zealand sailed away with another win because of a mechanical failure to Italy’s Luna Rossa, taking a 2-1 lead in the Louis Vuitton Cup finals Monday.
Mario Balotelli gave AC Milan fans a goal to savor, and then a brief cause for concern. Balotelli and M’baye Niang scored first-half goals, and AC Milan controlled long stretches of play in what became a 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy in the third-place match of the Guinness International Champions Cup tournament Wednesday night.
Rebounding from a shaky start and damage to its wing sail, Italy’s Luna Rossa sped ahead of Artemis Racing of Sweden to win the opening race of the America’s Cup challenger semifinals Tuesday on San Francisco Bay.
Emirates Team New Zealand beat Italy’s Luna Rossa by 3 minutes, 21 seconds in their final meeting in the round-robins in the America’s Cup challenger trials Sunday on San Francisco Bay.
LA Galaxy center back Omar Gonzalez will face off against AS Roma from Italy in the 2013 MLS All-Star game, the team announced on Sunday.
A Superior Court judge Friday said Orange County didn’t have jurisdiction to bring a murder charge against a man accused of killing his wife at sea and dismissed the case against the suspect.
A mysterious customer ordered 115 bottles of wine from a Culver City shop to be sent to Vatican City.
With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.
A 20-year-old Orange County student studying abroad in Italy was attacked Thursday during a brawl over a soccer game.
Singer Justin Timberlake and actress Jessica Beil are now husband and wife.
Italian club Virtus Bologna says “unexpected engagements” have made it impossible to sign Kobe Bryant this month but that both sides will continue to work toward a deal in November.
We have a dream: to see Kobe Bryant playing for our Team Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna, the Italian town wellknown in the world as basket City.
The president of Virtus Bologna is optimistic Kobe Bryant will sign with the Italian club during the NBA lockout despite scheduling problems posed by other teams.
Kobe Bryant said it was “very possible” he will play in Italy during the NBA lockout, adding that the country is like “home” to him since he spent part of his childhood there.
Turkish teams rushed into the fold. Then China started dabbling. Russia, Greece, the usual players have come to the table. Now Italy has its professional basketball teams charging the field to claim the crown jewel of lockout-available NBA players.