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Italy

Italy slips into great recession since World War II

Business confidence in the eurozone's third largest economy in May plummeted to its lowest level

30 May 2020 10:03 AM

Italians fear 'football death' as Serie A return looks doubtful

France announced football and rugby cannot resume until the end of the summer, while Dutch called off season

30 Apr 2020 10:51 AM

Ban on team training infuriates Italian footballers' union

Training after such a long period of enforced stop is necessary to avoid injuries and be ready to start training in groups from May 18

29 Apr 2020 10:20 AM

Delay in Serie A restart drives elite clubs restless

Sports minister Vincenzo Spadafora indicated "shortcomings" in the health and safety protocol presented last week by football officials

28 Apr 2020 9:50 AM

Training to start in May, but Serie A re-start date not certain: Italian PM

Individual training to begin on May 4 with social distancing rules in force, and team training is set for May 18 onwards

27 Apr 2020 10:37 AM

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Serie A season to be extended until August 2

20 clubs of Serie A voted unanimously to complete the league season, but the final decision will be down to the Italian government

24 Apr 2020 11:30 AM

Italy's sports minister says caution needed over return to football

'We have the duty and responsibility to ensure that the whole country, including sport, can soon emerge from this health crisis

23 Apr 2020 9:21 AM

Fabio Fognini wants wife Flavia Pennetta to make comeback like Clijsters

Pennetta won 28 WTA titles during her career, reaching a career-high number six ranking in singles and number one in doubles

20 Apr 2020 8:01 PM

European leagues ready to play behind closed doors: UEFA president Ceferin

UEFA boss is of the opinion that if leagues returned early then Champions League and Europa League matches could be played alongside

20 Apr 2020 7:53 PM

Italian football federation hopes play resumes in late May

Italian football boss thinks it would take three weeks to prepare after the coronavirus lockdown scheduled end on May 4

18 Apr 2020 11:06 AM

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Serie A teams to be tested, then isolated when training resumes

Italian football authorities are hoping that training can begin immediately after the current lockdown ends on May 3

16 Apr 2020 12:51 PM

May restart for Serie A denounced by top Italian doctor

The head of infectious diseases at Italy's National Institute of Health said the proposal to restart the league in May is not a good one

14 Apr 2020 9:59 AM

Italian FA hopes for coronavirus testing, return to training in May

Italy was hit hard by the Covid19 pandemic, with 19,899 deaths, but its football chief is determined for the season to be completed

13 Apr 2020 5:41 PM

ATP chief hoping for Roland Garros and clay-court season in September

ATP has made 50 versions of the calendar that keeps changing with every passing day

09 Apr 2020 6:47 PM

Sampdoria president sees no point in finishing season without fans

The Serie A league says it wants to conclude the season but there is no indication yet of when, or if, it can restart

09 Apr 2020 12:15 PM

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Italy begins drawing up medical guidelines for Serie A re-start

The league was roughly two thirds of the way through the season when it was interrupted and the FIGC wants to complete the campaign

09 Apr 2020 12:04 PM

Cutrone, Pezzella, Vlahovic recover from coronavirus, confirms ACF Fiorentina

The Serie A club also thanked the medical workers amid the coronavirus pandemic

06 Apr 2020 9:11 AM

Italian union urges pay deal for lower league players

Deal is to safeguard lower league players who risk losing their livelihoods due to the deadly coronavirus pandemic

06 Apr 2020 8:53 AM

Football field to boardroom: Giorgio Chiellini works out salary cuts

Chiellini's key achievement was that players will get back about half of their missed salaries or perhaps even more after June 30

01 Apr 2020 7:39 PM

33 sports vote unanimously on Olympic dates

Initially, everyone had their own ideas, but in the end the prospect of placing the Games earlier in the year became untenable: Ricci Bitti

31 Mar 2020 9:04 AM

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