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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Italy

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'It's an honour to do it and when he asked me to do it again, I was delighted'
Johnny Sexton has been reflecting on his captaincy of Ireland as the Six Nations gets underway again.
Training with a sheep has jackal specialist CJ Stander in fine fettle
The Munster back row is heading into the restarted Six Nations in superb form.
Sexton feeling greater responsibility and gratitude as ireland prepare to play through Level 5
The exemption granted to elite sport has the Ireland skipper feeling privileged.
Covid-19: New restrictions begin in Italy, Belgium and France as European death toll hits 250,000
Many governments are seeking to avoid a repeat of full-scale lockdowns seen in spring.
Doris relishing restart with an Ireland team playing 'heads-up rugby'
The Leinster number 8 will be eager to bank 80 Test minutes after injury limited his time in the first three rounds.
Covid-19 curfew comes into effect for up to 20 million people in France
The measure was imposed after a surge in new coronavirus cases.
Injuries and form calls mean Ireland will have a refreshed look against Italy
Andy Farrell’s men restart their 2020 Six Nations campaign next weekend in Dublin.
'Why wouldn't we go hunting?': Farrell targets evolution along with a Six Nations title chase
International rugby is scheduled to return to these shores next week.
Liverpool striker scores twice as Portugal cruise to victory in Ronaldo's absence
Diogo Jota’s brace helped his side to a comfortable Nations League win over Sweden this evening.
'No doubt about it, we're still in this European Championship' - Ireland U21 boss
Ireland have two big qualifying games next month after losing out to Italy this evening.
Ireland U21s suffer European Championship qualification blow in Italy
Jim Crawford’s reign as manager began with a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Italy today in Pisa.
Italy v Republic of Ireland, U21 European Championship qualifier
Jim Crawford takes charge of the Irish side for the first time as they resume their campaign in Pisa.
U21 boss urges Obafemi to make his case to Kenny in today's clash with Italy
The Republic of Ireland resume their U21 European Championship qualifying campaign this afternoon in Pisa.
Ireland U21s 'preparing as normal' as Covid forces Italy to call upon their U20s
Jim Crawford’s side are due to play a vital European Championship qualifier against Italy tomorrow in Pisa.
North Korean ambassador to Italy who went missing in 2018 ‘defected to South’
If confirmed, Jo Song Gil would be the highest-level North Korean official to defect since the 1990s.
France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods
Floods destroyed roads, houses and bridges surrounding the city of Nice yesterday.
Roma legend Totti visits girl awakened from coma by his voice
The teenage girl was left in a coma last December by a car accident.
'Completely untrue': Downing Street strongly denies Italian newspaper report that Boris Johnson was in Perugia
The claim was contained in an article in Italian newspaper La Republica.
Hamilton prevails in dramatic Tuscan Grand Prix to stretch title advantage
The Mercedes driver’s latest success moves him to within one victory of Michael Schumacher’s world record 90.
Impressive Italy win in Amsterdam, Scots stutter to beat patchwork Czechs
Andy Robertson was instrumental in Scotland’s 2-1 win.
Silvio Berlusconi in hospital after contracting Covid-19
The three-time former Italian PM was hospitalised suffering from “certain symptoms, a statement read.
Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi tests positive for Covid-19
Berlusconi is currently isolated at his Arcore residence near Milan.
Italy international McKinley joins coaching team at AIL club Rainey Old Boys
The 30-year-old left Italian club Benetton over the summer.
Cruise liners return to the Mediterranean with Covid-19 safety measures in place
Among the port calls for the Grandiosa, MSC’s flagship, are Naples, Palermo, Sicily and Valletta, Malta.
Italy closes down nightclubs and orders mask wearing in public at night in bid to prevent further outbreaks
The decision coincides with the “Ferragosto” weekend, a major holiday when most Italians go to the beach.
Fáilte Ireland chairman resigns after travelling to Italy for foreign holiday
The Irish Independent reported this morning that Michael Cawley abroad for a vacation.
Italy threatens to ban Ryanair if 'violations of anti-Covid-19 health measures' continue
Ryanair said in a statement that the claims made by ENAC are “factually incorrect”.
Ibrahimovic-inspired AC Milan hamper Lazio's title bid, as Valencia's late season disappointment continues
A wrap of the late kick-offs across Europe this evening between Serie A and La Liga.
Atalanta edge towards Champions League, Roma struggle again and Bundesliga survival bid goes to the wire
There were three big games down for decision in Italy and Germany tonight.
Italy seizes Islamic State-made drugs worth €1 billion
Around 84 million Captagon tablets were seized at the port of Salerno.
Italy international receives prestigious award for voluntary work in fight against Covid-19
‘This recognition fills me with pride,’ said Maxime Mbanda.
Italy hopes to win back visitors as it re-opens to European tourists
The tourism sector contributes around 13% to Italy’s GDP.
Italian FA chief hopeful small number of fans can attend games as stricken French clubs cry for help
Serie A returns in mid-June, while the Ligue 1 season was declared over in early April.
Debunked: No, Italy does not want to charge Bill Gates with crimes against humanity
The claim has its origins in a speech made by Sara Cunial, a member of the Italian Parliament.
Italy to re-open borders to tourists from June
A nationwide shutdown has effectively ended tourism in a country heavily dependent on the industry.
Dubliner Ian McKinley chases 'elusive' Italy win as his story becomes a film
‘Sometimes you look at yourself on the big screen and you put your hands in your head a little bit, but if people get value out of the story that’s obviously the main aim.’
Italy begins easing world's longest country-wide coronavirus lockdown
It comes after the country reported its lowest toll since 10 March yesterday.
Italy reports lowest daily death toll since lockdown began two months ago
The country is due to exit its full lockdown tomorrow.
Europe prepares for more lockdown easing as Spain records lowest daily death toll in seven weeks
Despite the reopenings, experts have cautioned that many countries are still not through the worst of their outbreaks yet.
Some Serie A players use loophole and prepare to resume training
The Italian government has been feuding for weeks with individual regions about which activities will be allowed in the coming weeks.