Articles Tagged ‘Sports’

What’s On in Rome: May

What’s On in Rome:  May May 4, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
Sharpen your pencils and get ready to take notes.  Your May calendar is going to be busy.  May in Rome means the city is bustling with flowers, fashion and outdoor events.  Here is a listing of what to add to your overly ancient and ridiculously Renaissance itinerary for Rome in May. Back to the Future,...

The Return of the Gladiator: Football in Rome

The Return of the Gladiator: Football in Rome March 24, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Guest writer Brian Zygo on Rome and football: Although it has been over sixteen centuries since gladiators in the Colosseum, gladiators and the other blood sports of the Roman Empire continue to hold a fascination in western popular culture, from movies such as Ben Hur and Gladiator to the Starz network...

Running Rome: Marathon

Running Rome: Marathon March 14, 2011 | Events, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
I’m your biggest fan.   You know, that gleeful gal clapping on the sidelines, whistling, howling and shouting inspirational cheers to put a little spring into your step no matter what the sporting event is– that’s me.  I’ve cheered football divas, infamous bicyclists, equestrian...

Roma & Pìu: New website for Province of Rome

Roma & Pìu: New website for Province of Rome January 25, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The Provincia di Roma, the governing and informational entity for Rome and its surroundings, has just unwrapped the gift that keeps on giving:  Roma & Pìu, a website focusing on culture, events, gastronomy, lodging, environment and everything else located in and pertaining to the 2100 square mile...

Hankering for a Hunk of Football

Hankering for a Hunk of Football November 25, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
To the American in Rome, Thanksgiving can be just another day enjoying a cappuccino in a sunny piazza, or else a crowded congregation of international ex-pats curious for a taste of Americana, discussing the impossible feats of cranberry contraband and dissecting the values of dark versus white meat. ...

Bicycle Thief: Cycling the Streets

Bicycle Thief: Cycling the Streets July 9, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
On occasion, Rome is  trashed as hell for the two wheelers.  Those who actually live in the Eternal City know that, although built on seven hills, Rome’s city center has always been the urban biker’s paradise.   Flat ground, car limitations and a never-ending beautiful cityscape make the cobblestones...