Nigerian wrestlers’ exploits in Rome excite coach Purity
Coach of the National Women Wrestling Team, Purity Akuh, has expressed satisfaction over the performance of the country’s contingent to the just-concluded Matteo Pellicone World Ranking Series
World Cup winner De Rossi retires from football
Veteran former Italy international Daniele De Rossi announced his retirement from football on Monday, just six months after joining Argentine giants Boca Juniors.
Italy's education minister quits over lack of funds
Italian Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement said Thursday he had resigned because his ministry is underfunded. Fioramonti wrote on Facebook that he informed Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of his decision on Tuesday, saying he had taken up the portfolio to "reverse... the trend that has for decades put Italian schools,…
Tens of thousands evacuated in Italy as WWII bomb defused
Around 54,000 people were evacuated from the southern Italian city of Brindisi on Sunday as experts worked to defuse a World War II bomb
Italian right hopes to conquer left stronghold in key vote
Italians began voting in Umbria Sunday for a regional election heralded as a key test for both the young left-leaning government and a zealous new right-wing opposition alliance.
IMF claims global economy faces $19tn corporate debt timebomb
Low-interest rates are encouraging companies to take on a level of debt that risks becoming a $19tn (£15tn) time bomb in the event of another global recession, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.
About 25 missing after migrant ship capsizes off Italy
Two bodies have been recovered and around 25 people are missing after a small boat carrying migrants capsized off Lampedusa, the Italian coastguard said on Monday.
Nigeria relay teams fumble in Doha
Team Nigeria’s poor run at the on-going 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha continued yesterday, as the relay teams failed to advance beyond the first round.