Posts Tagged Italy

AP Interview: Mia Hamm ‘humbled’ to join Roma’s board

In this Monday March 2, 2015 photo made available Tuesday March 3, 2015 retired women's soccer star and member of Italian club Roma's board of directors Mia Hamm poses during an interview with The Associated Press in the hospitality area of Rome's Olympic Stadium.  With three kids at home, Mia Hamm already had plenty on her plate when two professional clubs came calling over the space of a few days in October. They weren't asking her to play _ the 42-year-old soccer star has been retired for more than a decade _ rather they wanted her to join their management sides. (AP Photo/ Andrew Dampf)

ROME (AP) — With three kids at home, Mia Hamm already had plenty on her plate when two professional clubs called over the space of just a few days in October.

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Roma president: Stadium construction to start by end of year

This March 26, 2014 artist rendering provided by Italian Serie A soccer club Roma, shows the new stadium to be build on the outskirts of Rome. Roma's American president James Pallotta remains optimistic that construction will begin on a new stadium inspired by the Colosseum by the end of 2015. Roma's American president James Pallotta remains optimistic that construction will begin on a new stadium inspired by the Colosseum by the end of the year. The project has been slowed by a long approval process from city and regional authorities. But Pallotta tells Tuesday, March 3, 2015 The Associated Press, "We're still on the same timetable. Hopefully this fall. It should go through by then for putting shovels in the ground." (AP Photo/AS Roma, File)

ROME (AP) — Roma president and American investor James Pallotta remains optimistic that construction will begin on a new stadium inspired by the Colosseum by the end of the year.

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Correction: BC-EU-Italy-Milan-Fashion-Week-Watch story

MILAN (AP) — In a story March 2 about Milan Fashion Week, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the last name of Kiton vice president Maria Giovanna Paone. The correct spelling is Paone, not Paono.

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Contador, Froome, Nibali, Quintana enter Tirreno-Adriatico

MILAN (AP) — Organizers for the upcoming Tirreno-Adriatico race have announced a star-studded field featuring Grand Tour winners Alberto Contador, Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali and Nairo Quintana.

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Report: Sponsor to cover some costs for crisis-hit Parma

ROME (AP) — A second consecutive match featuring crisis-hit Parma was postponed Friday, with the club still unable to provide basic services and on the brink of financial failure.

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