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  • Nibali's rivals bracing for battle of the Vosges

    NANCY France (Reuters) - With defending champion Chris Froome out of the picture the Tour de France looks wide open despite Vincenzo Nibali's decent advantage, with his rivals poised to set off fireworks in the testing Vosges massif. Italian champion...
  • 100 years later, DiPasquale's grocery keeps family food tradition going

    100 years later, DiPasquale's grocery keeps family food tradition going
    Sometime in 1914, Luigi DiPasquale, who had left his home of Abruzzi, Italy, came to Baltimore and opened a corner store in Highlandtown. Ever the entrepreneur, he butchered and sold meats and also sold live goats tethered in the backyard. This week I...
  • Il Cinema Ritrovato: Cinematic Treasures Lost and Found, Back on the Bigscreen

    A large crowd queues impatiently outside the cinema and, when the doors open, rushes in. In an instant, every available seat is taken. Toward the back of the auditorium, a dispute breaks out between two passholders over who was there first. It's a...
  • Quotes of the World Cup

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - A selection of the best quotes from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Brazil 1 Germany 7. That semi-final. Brazil entered the semi-final against Germany as joint favourites to win the World Cup but exited in pitiful fashion, losing 7-1...
  • The A-Z of the 2014 World Cup

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The A-Z of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. A - Abysmal Asia. The continent's four teams failed to grab a win in Brazil, the first time Asia has gone without a victory at a World Cup since 1990 when United Arab Emirates and South Korea...
  • Trentin wins as American top guns take tumbles

    NANCY France (Reuters) - Italian Matteo Trentin gave his Omega Pharma-Quick Step team something to cheer about when he won the seventh stage of the Tour de France on Friday as top American contenders Tejay van Garderen and Andrew Talansky took tumbles....
  • Berlusconi may face trial over prostitution witness

    BARI Italy (Reuters) - An Italian prosecutor has asked a court to try Silvio Berlusconi for paying 750,000 euros ($1 million) to buy the silence of people aware that he used prostitutes, legal sources said on Friday. Pasquale Drago, a prosecutor in the...
  • CSKA Sofia midfielder Chochev joins Palermo

    SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian midfielder Ivaylo Chochev has joined Serie A newcomers Palermo from CSKA Sofia on a three-year contract, the 31-times Bulgarian champions said on Friday. Chochev, considered as one of the best young players in the Balkan...
  • The vineyard landscape of Piedmont is now a World Heritage Site

    The vineyard landscape of Piedmont is now a World Heritage Site
    If you ever needed and excuse to open that precious bottle of Barbaresco or Barolo you’ve been keeping for a special moment, this is it: The vineyard landscape of Piedmont in northern Italy has just been officially added to the list of UNESCO...
  • AC Milan forward Robinho in negotiations with Orlando City

    AC Milan forward Robinho in negotiations with Orlando City
    Orlando City already brought one Brazilian from AC Milan to the United States, but it looks like another one may be soon behind. AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani told reporters in Italy the club is in negotiations with Orlando City regarding the transfer...
  • World Cup: Choice of referee might dictate the pace of final match

    World Cup: Choice of referee might dictate the pace of final match
    Only in soccer does the announcement of a referee rise to the level of breaking news. So, with Nicola Rizzoli of Italy chosen to officiate the World Cup finale, let the speculation begin. Will the European display bias toward Germany, with which Italy...