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#Stadio Olimpico

# stadio-olimpico - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Monday 25 February, 2019

Ireland leave Rome 'relieved' but underperformance causes concern

Joe Schmidt said he was proud of how his players responded in the second half.

# stadio-olimpico - Sunday 24 February, 2019

'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.

# stadio-olimpico - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'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.

# stadio-olimpico - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Sunday 13 May, 2018

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Steven Gerrard reveals initial Salah scare for Liverpool

The Egypt international’s performances at Anfield have put early doubts to rest.

# stadio-olimpico - Saturday 26 August, 2017

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Sunday 28 May, 2017

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

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

# stadio-olimpico - Saturday 11 February, 2017

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Thursday 1 October, 2015

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Monday 27 April, 2015

'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.

# stadio-olimpico - Saturday 7 February, 2015

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Friday 6 February, 2015

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.’

# stadio-olimpico - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Monday 10 March, 2014

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’.

# stadio-olimpico - Monday 19 August, 2013

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Saturday 16 March, 2013

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.

As it happened: Italy v Ireland, 6 Nations Roman Tragedy This post contains videos

As it happened: 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.

# stadio-olimpico - Thursday 14 March, 2013

'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.

# stadio-olimpico - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

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?

# stadio-olimpico - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Saturday 23 February, 2013

6 Nations: Wales stay on championship track after swatting Italy aside Latest This post contains videos

6 Nations: Wales stay on championship track after swatting Italy aside

The defending champions look revived after their victory in France last time out.

# stadio-olimpico - Sunday 3 February, 2013

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.

# stadio-olimpico - Friday 27 May, 2011

WATCH: Usain Bolt is still the fastest man on earth Quick Word This post contains videos

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.