Stefania Berton (Figure Skating): "Amazing to be out there"
Comments from figure skater Stefania Berton, following her performance with Ondrej Hotarek in the pairs team event short programme at the Iceberg Skating Palace on Thursday.On competing at the Olympics: "It felt amazing to be out there. There wasn't as much pressure because we were part of a whole team. It... readmore
"The Italian Azzurri team in Sochi is presented in Casa Italia. Malagò:" We want to improve on Vancouver"
Italy is ready. One hundred and thirteen athletes to chase the Olympic dream, with a manifesto of purpose marked by a healthy realism, justifiable hopes and an ambitious program, which looks to the future. The Italian Azzurri mission for the XXII Olympic Winter Games was presented by the President of the CONI, Giovanni... readmore
Ferrari will be the official Italian toast of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
Ferrari has proven itself as the preferred choice of Italians when it comes to celebrating great cultural and entertainment events and with the winning streaks of Casa Italia. With over a century of history and a series of unrivaled awards and recognitions, Ferrari is the Italian choice for toasting par excellence. So, it... readmore
The Italian National Anthem and "tricolore" flag at the Adler Coastal Village
The sound of the Italian national anthem is accompanied by spontaneous applause. With the Italian flag waving in the Adler Coastal Village, the Italian Olympic mission has begun. A quick, affectionate exchange of gifts between the President of the CONI, Giovanni Malagò, and the mayor of the Village, Elena Isynbaeva which,... readmore
With the Games beginning, Scanzio is first Italian Azzurri in the race. In the evening, the new round of Figure Skating starts
The curtain rises on the XXII edition of the Olympic Winter Games. With one day to go before the opening ceremony, the Freestyle will be opening the event, with the Italian Azzurri Deborah Scanzio involved in the first qualifying event of the Moguls. Subsequently, the program includes the début... readmore
President Malagò’s press conference tomorrow at Casa Italia in the Olympic Park
The President of CONI, Giovanni Malagò, the Secretary General, Roberto Fabbricini and the Deputy Secretary General and head of the mission to Sochi, Carlo Mornati, will hold a press conference tomorrow at 11:30 in order to present the Italia team involved in the XXII Olympic Winter Games. The event for representatives... readmore
CONI: Press release on the Italian Swimming Federation
Within the scope of its role of guidance and control, CONI has initiated audit procedures against the Federations. Following specific findings arising from the audits in progress at the FIN (the Italian Swimming Federation), CONI proceeded to ask for an independent legal opinion, which aims to recognise the possible... readmore
From Turin 2006 to the dream of Sochi 2014, Carolina Kostner arrives tomorrow in Sochi
In Turin 2006 she flew the Italian flag proudly. Kostner was a young, emerging talent of Figure Skating and former flagbearer for the Olympic Italian Azzurri team that played at home hosting the world. Today, there is another Carolina, mature and aware, after the World Champion 2012 where she won the gold in Nice. She has... readmore
Welcome Ceremony of Italy to the Coastal Village takes place tomorrow
The Welcome Ceremony for the Italian Azzurri Olympic team will take place tomorrow, 5 February at 4pm, in the Adler Coastal Village. The traditional ceremony - which will take place in the International Zone and will be open to representatives of the media - is the official entry of the delegation into the Games and... readmore
Don Lusek officiates the first Olympic Mass at the Village. "Work and sacrifice in order to see the light of success"
The first "Olympic" Mass for the Italian Azzurri mission at the Coastal Village in Sochi. Don Mario Lusek, the team chaplain, officiated at the function emphasising the sacrifices made by athletes in order to qualify for the Olympic Winter Games, "because thanks to the work put in with dedication and passion you always see... readmore