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Like father like son. Twenty-four years after his dad Bruno, Gabriel Rossetti wins an Olympic medal in skeet for Italy. A worthy heir of his father, bronze in Barcelona92, however the Italian athlete claimed the most precious metal of all: gold. Top spot on the podium, at only 21, beating Sweden's Svensson in a perfect... readmore
A special guest at the Italian Olympic village. The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, visited the headquarters of the Italian team in Brazil, congratulating them on the organisation and the welcome received, before expressing his personal views on Rome's candidacy for the 2024 Games."Rome is the city where all... readmore
SHOOTING
The women's skeet at Rio 2016 is an all-Italian affair. The gold medal match is actually a very private matter between Diana Bacosi and Chiara Cainero. At the end of the last series of shots, it was the former who prevailed imposing herself on her compatriot with 15 direct hits to 14. However, it was the Italian team that... readmore
ROWING
And Italy reaches 13! Rowing once again provides Italy with another medal at Rio 2016, this time with the Men's Four made up of Matteo Castaldo, Matteo Lodo, Domenico Montrone and Giuseppe Vicino. The Italian quartet fight back in the final few metres, denying South Africa a medal, and earning (in 6:03.85) the final place... readmore
ROWING
The men's coxless pair provides rowing with its first Olympic medal of Rio 2016. Marco Di Costanzo and Giovanni Abagnale (photo Ferraro/GMT) have won the bronze medal. The Italian boat rowed a model race. Just behind New Zealand from the start, the two Italian athletes were able to hang on to 1500m. At the finish it was... readmore
FENCING
Elisa Di Francisca has failed to make it two in a row. After individual foil gold, in addition to gold in the team event, in London 2012, the Italian athlete was not able to overcome the Russian Inna Deriglazova but still takes home a prestigious silver medal. In the final, after the Italian gained an early advantage, it... readmore
SHOOTING
Marco Innocenti has won the silver medal in the double trap at Rio 2016. The Italian trap shooter (photo Ferraro/GMT) was beaten in a final shoot-off (26-24) by Fehaid Alddehani, competing under the Olympic flag (born in Kuwait). Bronze goes to Britain's Scott, who defeated compatriot Kneale in the bronze medal match.... readmore
Just a round of applause. A huge one, even without the podium. That fades away by 26 hundredths of a second after an amazing race and incredible times: it should have been the crowning moment for a champion who has been able to stop time. 12 years and three Olympics have gone by starting with silver in Athens 2004, but... readmore
CONI-ACTION AID
A project aimed at developing a sense of citizenship and respect for human rights for 500 children from the favelas and their families. Rocinha and Cidade De Deus are dressed in Italy's red, white and green thanks to the initiative of ActionAid in partnership with CONI, called upon to create an educational and social... readmore
BOXING
An unexpected blow for the Italian Team: Italy's quest in Rio loses one of its key players through injury. The boxer Vincenzo Mangiacapre, victorious today in the round of 32 in the men's welter class (69kg) against Mexican Romero, suffered a compound fracture of the cheekbone and is forced to return to Italy. The Italian... readmore

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