# Stadio Olimpico

This year
Ireland's Grand Slam bid rolls on with bonus-point win over exciting Italy
The first half in Rome was wild and Ireland had to hold their nerve in the second.
Ireland's injury list is incredible but they have the quality to win big in Rome
Italy are an improved team with excellent young players but Andy Farrell’s side are firm favourites.
All time
Wales are one win away from a Grand Slam after hammering Italy
Wayne Pivac’s men made it four from four ahead of next weekend’s visit to France.
Celtic and Lazio's Europa League clash to be played in partially closed Stadio Olimpico
Uefa has taken action following ‘racist behaviour’ from the Italian outfit’s fans.
Chelsea defender undergoing medical ahead of Roma switch
Italian international Davide Zappacosta is expected to join the Serie A side on a season-long loan deal.
Ireland leave Rome 'relieved' but underperformance causes concern
Joe Schmidt said he was proud of how his players responded in the second half.
'I'm delighted I can dedicate this cap to him' - Carty spurred on by cousin
The 26-year-old Connacht man won his first Ireland cap in Rome.
Ireland survive first-half scare in Rome to notch bonus-point win over Italy
Joe Schmidt’s men still remain some way off their best despite the victory at Stadio Olimpico.
'There are similarities' but Italy know Ireland are a different beast to 2013
The superb form of Benetton in the Pro14 has given Italy renewed confidence.
Former Blackburn and Stoke star completes €30 million Roma move
Sevilla midfielder Steven Nzonzi secured a big-money switch to the Giallorossi following his World Cup heroics with France.
Stalemate sees Juventus become first team in Serie A history to win four doubles in a row
The Old Lady saw off a season-long battle with Napoli at the top of the table to claim another Scudetto title.
Former Man City star on target as Roma reach Champions League quarters for first time in a decade
Edin Dzeko’s 52nd-minute goal proved enough after a 2-1 first-leg loss.
Steven Gerrard reveals initial Salah scare for Liverpool
The Egypt international’s performances at Anfield have put early doubts to rest.
Frank Underwood took a break from political controversy to hang out with Francesco Totti today
Kevin Spacey was in attendance for Roma’s clash with Inter Milan but Marco Icardi scored twice for the guests as they won 3-1.
Perotti rescues Roma on Totti's farewell party
For the 40-year-old playmaker, and the thousands of fans who showed up, it was a nervy final game of the season.
One more year? Totti still undecided on Roma future at the age of 40
A club legend in the Italian capital has suggested that he could still extend his playing career by one additional season, with no call made yet
No excuses for Ireland as they aim to get Six Nations title bid back on track
Joe Schmidt’s men are strong favourites at Stadio Olimpico this afternoon.
The end of the affair: what's happened between Francesco Totti and Roma?
The iconic captain is at a major crossroads as his playing time diminishes in the Eternal City.
Ireland v Italy: 3 times the sides have memorably clashed
This is the 25th meeting between the sides – and there have been a few classics.
'Only a madman' would bring children to see Italian football, says Juve boss
Crowd trouble marred the Turin derby between Juve and Torino at the weekend.
Letter from Rome: Schmidt's demands liberate Ireland to succeed
Our man in Italy reports back on an Ireland squad that appears at ease with the head coach’s intensity.
'He's one of the best in the world' - Ireland wary of Parisse's quality
The Italian captain remains the heart and soul of Jacques Brunel’s side at the age of 31.
Italy captain Sergio Parisse - 'We expected to play against Madigan'
The formidable number eight says starting in the Six Nations comes with ‘big responsibility, big pressure.’
Sampdoria adopted a highly unusual 0-0-10 formation last night
Manager Sinisa Mihajlovic’s masterplan failed to pay off, as his side were beaten 3-0 by Lazio.
Lazio lose at near-empty stadium as irate fans ramp up protest against president
Banners in the 82,000-seater Stadio Olimpico read ‘It’s him or us’ and ‘Today, only him’.
Lazio fans banned over racist chanting
The club will face Udinese in their opening Serie A match of the new season without fans at one end of the stadium.
Out of 10: How we rated Ireland’s players against Italy
Few Irish players put their hands up and took the fight [legally] to the victorious Italians.
Italy v Ireland, 6 Nations
National pride, and Lions selection chances, were at stake in Rome.
'Substantial difference between finishing 3rd and bottom of the pile' - Declan Kidney
The Ireland head coach has warned that Italy will be going full gas in Rome this afternoon.
'The whole squad is 100% behind the management' - Jamie Heaslip
The Ireland captain has highlighted Alessandro Zanni as the Italian danger man.
Opinion: Dam breaks as Ireland finally bemoan injuries
They said they would not talk about them but [media] people kept digging away.
Update: O’Driscoll named in starting line-up to face Italy, Sexton injured
The Leinster outhalf was named in the starting XV and replaced in the space of 90 minutes.
Confrontation is what rugby is all about - Rory Best relishing Italian slog
The Ulster hooker feels Italy had a stranglehold on England’s scrum at Twickenham last week.
'Onus is on players to close these games out' - Mike McCarthy on 2nd half woes
The Connacht forward made his first start as lock when he was 30 but swiftly became an integral part of the Ireland XV.
Sean O'Brien on wooden spoons, concussions and short man syndrome
“Obviously, with our genetics, we’re not a big race.” Has O’Brien looked in a mirror lately?
O'Driscoll set for 125th Ireland cap after steaming through training
The Ireland centre took a full part in training today and found some time to meet with young supporters.
'A lot of guys haven't really experienced what winning for their country feels like'
Rob Kearney is desperate for Ireland to finish their campaign on a high and admits he needs to impress the Lions selectors.
6 Nations: Wales stay on championship track after swatting Italy aside
The defending champions look revived after their victory in France last time out.
Italy stun France to throw 6 Nations race wide open
The Italians stunned Phillipe Saint-Andre’s men and had a hairy Tiger to thank for it.
WATCH: Usain Bolt is still the fastest man on earth
Olympic champion leaves it late but does enough in the end in Rome against compatriot Asafa Powell.