Category: Sport in Italy

Here you will find all the news about sport events in Italy: competitions, marathons, races for any kind of athlete.

Siena’s Palio is coming! 2013 edition of the world-famous Horse Race

Summer is coming, Siena’s Palio too!

Once again, Siena is ready for welcoming thousands visitors coming from every corner of the world who come to Italy for marveling at such a great yearly event taking place in Piazza del Campo, the famous shell-shaped square in the wonderful Tuscan town.

The first appointment of the Palio, the famous, yearly horse race, is scheduled On Tuesday 2nd July, and will see the 10 contradas (districts) of the city in a hard challenge. But how old is the tradition of the Palio? Just think that the borders of each contrada date back to 1729!

A Night Marathon, Extraordinary Open of Museums and Fireworks: this is how Florence celebrates its Patron

If you’re nearby Florence in these days, on Saturday 22nd June at 9 pm you can’t miss the San Giovanni Night Marathon that will start in Piazza San Giovanni (Cathedral Square) with a 10-km-long route passing through the most beautiful monuments in the town.

It’s one of the oldest races in Italy and nowadays it celebrates its 74th edition, organized on the occasion of Florence’s Patron Saint (June, 24th).

About 1,500 people

June, 24th: the Final of the Traditional Florentine Soccer

Here it is one of the most ancient traditions of Florence: Florentine Soccer, which, as every year, gathers in the city thousands visitors and spectators from al lover the world.

The whole city of Florence loves this great event and everybody is going to root for his favourite team!

This yearly old tournament involves 4 historical districts of the city: “Bianchi” (White) of Santo Spirito, “Azzurri” (Blue) of Santa Croce, “Rossi” (Red) of Santa Maria Novella and “Verdi (Green) of San Giovanni.

Motorcycle World Championship 2013: The Event Of The Year In Mugello

Once again, in the first weekend of June, the beautiful valley of Mugello and the town of Scarperia will host the Gran Prix of Italy TIM 2013, which has been confirmed the most awaited and important two-wheels sport event of the year: every year, the event attracts thousands of fans from all over the world.

In 1976, Mugello International Circuit hosted its first Gran Premio, and in 1991, after being completely renovated, became a fixed landmark in the calendar of the season: its fame is given by the spectacular circuit 

2013 Edition of International Tennis Tournament “Internazionali BNL d’Italia”

In the area of the Olimpic Stadium of Rome, 70th edition of Internazionali BNL d’Italia is ready to begin: it will be held from 11th to 19th May in the beautiful Italian capital. Such a great sport event will take place in the Park of the Italic Court, a very nice location and once again, it will be powered by Italian Tennis Federation and Coni Servizi SPA, with BNL BNP PARIBAS Gruppe as official sponsor.

The international tennis tournament BNL is a very popular event in the world: it is called the “fifth” slam of the season. The Tournament will have the “combined-event” formulation, with male and female challenges divided into nine days. During the days, as it happens in the four Grand Slam tournaments, it will be possible to appreciate Nadal, Federer, Djokovic, Murray, and even tennis players such as Sharapova, Serena