Soccer: Gravina elected FIGC president

TopNews. Gabriele Gravina was elected the new head of the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) on Monday. Gravina, the only candidate, won 97.2% of the ballots cast in the first round of voting at the FIGC assembly.


Soccer: Inter win derby, Genoa end Juve's perfect start

TopNews. Juventus's perfect start to the Serie A season was halted when the champions were held 1-1 in Turin by Genoa on Saturday, while Inter beat city rivals AC Milan thanks to a stoppage-time header by Mauro Icardi.


F1: Ferrari delay Hamilton's title win

Sports. Kimi Raikkonen won the US Grand Prix Sunday delaying Lewis Hamilton's fifth F1 title win. Sebastian Vettel was only fourth (RPT fourth), however, after a tailspin near the start.

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In St Peter's

Pope Francis prays at JP II's tomb on feast day

Pope Francis on Monday prayed at the tomb of Saint John Paul II's tomb in St Peter's Basilica on the feast day of the late Polish pope, the Vatican said.

At Santa Marta Mass

Pope reflects on three forms of poverty

Vatican City, October 18 Pope Francis in his morning homily during Mass at the Casa Santa Marta dwelled on the three ways of living poverty in the life of the Christian and said that even today there are many Christians persecuted for the Gospel.

Insult and contempt can kill too Francis tells general audience

Indifference kills says Pope

Indifference kills, Pope Francis said at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday. Francis reflected on the Fifth Commandment, "Do not kill", and said that insult and contempt can kill as well.

Priests only account for 2% of cases

Paedophilia like human sacrifice of kids says pope

Pope Francis has said that sex abuse of children reminded him of human sacrifices, while pointing out that only 2% of cases involved priests.

Francis blasts 'contradictory approach'

Abortion like hiring a hitman - pope

Francis blasts 'contradictory approach'.

Universiade 2019


Universiade: MSC ready for challenge

Kids' area to be used for meetings, relaxation, athlete massage


Universiade: FISU OKs athletes' ship

Vandenplas says only small changes are needed, tour a success


Universiade: Athletes 'test' ships to be used for village

Italian fencer and foreign athlete friends already enthusiastic