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ROME (Reuters) - Turin mayor Chiara Appendino was found guilty on Wednesday of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a stampede during a screening of the 2017 Champions League soccer final that killed two people and injured hundreds.
(Reuters) - Salla, the self-proclaimed coldest town in Finnish Lapland, announced on Tuesday that it will bid to host the 2032 Summer Olympics as part of an awareness-building campaign to draw attention to the consequences of global warming.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Italy on Tuesday approved a decree guaranteeing the autonomy of the country's Olympic committee, a day before the IOC was due to discuss imposing sanctions on the host of the 2026 winter Olympics over perceived government interference in sporting matters.
(Reuters) - Italian side Napoli's San Paolo stadium has been officially renamed the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium after the late Argentina striker who led them to their only two Serie A titles and the UEFA Cup, the city's council said on Friday.
(Reuters) - Rafer Johnson, who was crowned the world's greatest athlete after winning the decathlon gold medal at the 1960 Olympics and later helped tackle Robert F. Kennedy's assassin, died on Wednesday at the age of 86.
NAPLES, Italy (Reuters) - Fans streamed to Napoli stadium on Thursday to pay their respects to Diego Armando Maradona, grieving a man who achieved god-like status in the Italian city where he played some of his most sublime soccer.
NAPLES, Italy (Reuters) - In the southern Italian city of Naples, soccer is a religion and Diego Armando Maradona was its God.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Diego Maradona, widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time before drug and alcohol addiction marred his career, died on Wednesday at his home in Argentina after suffering a heart attack, his lawyer said. He was 60.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Formula One has renewed until 2025 its contract to hold races at the Interlagos track in Sao Paulo, city mayor Bruno Covas said on Thursday.