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  • Roma beat Napoli; Juventus, AC Milan win in Serie A April 5, 2015

    Rome: Roma ended their four-month winless streak at home with a 1-0 victory over Napoli in Serie A on Saturday, while Lazio kept up the pressure on their city rival with a 3-1 win at relegation-threatened Cagliari. In the late match, Carlos Tevez struck again to help runaway leader Juventus beat...
  • China's drinks king denies plans to buy Italy's AC Milan April 2, 2015

    The billionaire chairman of Chinese drinks maker Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co has knocked back reports he is planning a bid for struggling Italian soccer giants AC Milan, currently controlled by Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi. Zong Qinghou, worth an estimated $19 billion according to the latest annual Hurun rich list,...
  • AC Milan beat Cagliari 3-1 for 1st win in four Serie A matches March 22, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan beat relegation-threatened Cagliari 3-1 to end a run of three matches without a victory in Serie A on Saturday. However, there were few fans present to witness the victory, with the Milan 'ultras' calling a strike to protest poor results, leaving the stands mainly empty apart from...
  • Serie A: Late Fiorentina goals sink AC Milan, Roma lose at home March 17, 2015

    Fiorentina piled on the misery for AC Milan by scoring twice in the last 10 minutes as they came from behind to win 2-1 and put more pressure on Filippo Inzaghi's team on Monday. Second-placed AS Roma's dismal form continued with a 2-0 loss at home to Sampdoria, keeping them 14...
  • Financial fair play question mark over Roberto Mancini's transfer plans March 10, 2015

    Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini would like to sign Yaya Toure but has admitted that UEFA's financial fair play rules have left a question mark over his plans for next season. Mancini said he had given the squad a new mentality since taking over in November for his second stint at...
  • AC Milan's troubles continue, Samuel Eto'o breaks Sampdoria duck March 8, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan's troubles continued when they conceded an equaliser in the fifth minute of stoppage time and were held 2-2 by modest visitors Verona in Serie A on Saturday. Former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o opened his Sampdoria account with a stunning strike in a 2-0 home win over Cagliari which...
  • Filippo Inzaghi refuses to blame injuries for AC Milan's troubles March 6, 2015

    AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi does not want to blame a perennial injury crisis for his team's indifferent form, he said on Friday. Midfielders Nigel de Jong and Riccardo Montolivo have joined half a dozen other players on the injury list for Saturday's Serie A match against Verona, which is seen...
  • Familiar tale at AC Milan as Filippo Inzaghi battles for survival March 5, 2015

    Milan: Filippo Inzaghi's future as AC Milan coach has been thrown into doubt and Saturday's match at home to Verona is being billed as his last chance to keep his first senior coaching job. In what has become a familiar routine, once-mighty Milan's season has turned into a story of crisis,...
  • Dolce and Gabbana pay sentimental tribute to mothers in Milan March 2, 2015

    Milan: Model Bianca Balta won applause of approval as she walked down the Dolce&Gabbana runway in an advanced stage of pregnancy. It was part of the designing duo's early Mother's Day present to women, a collection dedicated to moms. Elsewhere around Milan, the 1970s got a revival by the young design...
  • Femininity is getting a rethink at the Milan Fashion Week March 1, 2015

    Milan: Femininity is getting a rethink in Milan. Designers are incorporating more masculine tailoring, while giving a contemporary edge to normally girly touches like bows, ruffles, lace and, yes, polka dots. Among the runway trends during Milan Fashion Week, in its fourth day Saturday, are silken blouses tied with an off-skew...
  • AC Milan fail again to win two in a row in Serie A March 1, 2015

    Verona: AC Milan was held to a goalless draw at relegation-threatened Chievo Verona in Serie A on Saturday as it once again failed to win consecutive matches. Filippo Inzaghi's team doesn't have two successive victories since October, and remained ninth ahead of the rest of the weekend fixtures. Chievo earned a valuable...
  • Europa League: Lukaku nets Everton treble while Celtic, Inter Milan draw February 20, 2015

    London: A Romelu Lukaku hat-trick in a 4-1 win for Everton at Young Boys and a thrilling 3-3 draw between Celtic and Inter Milan ushered in the return of the Europa League as the first knockout stage delivered a glut of goals on Thursday. Lukaku looked like the dynamic target man...
  • Europa League resumes with two big British-Italian matchups February 19, 2015

    Two matches between teams from Britain and Italy headline the last 32 of the Europa League as the continent's second-tier competition resumes at the knockout stage on Thursday. When Celtic and Inter Milan met for the first time, they contested the final of the 1967 European Cup to win the biggest...
  • Thai businessman says in talks with AC Milan over stalkes in club February 18, 2015

    Thai businessman Bee Taechaubol says he has held "cordial and private" discussions with Serie A side AC Milan, following media reports that he had made an offer for a controlling stake in the club. "I would like to personally clarify some wrong or misleading information that appeared on Italian media in...
  • Not selling control of AC Milan, says Silvio Berlusconi February 16, 2015

    Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi said on Monday he was not interested in selling control of AC Milan, following reports of an offer being made for the soccer club by a Thai businessman. Earlier on Monday local media had said Bee Taechaubol, executive director of southeast Asian private equity group...
  • Roma draws 5th straight at home, 0-0 with last-place Parma February 15, 2015

    ROME: Second-place Roma were held 0-0 by last-place Parma on Sunday for a humiliating fifth consecutive draw at home in Serie A. Parma were recently sold for the second time this season and entered in complete disarray on a five-match losing streak as players await unpaid wages. Still, Roma struggled to impose...
  • Roberto Mancini hopes for Yaya Toure signing to restore Serie A appeal February 15, 2015

    Roberto Mancini believes Italy's Serie A needs to attract more international stars to help restore its former glories and the Inter Milan manager is still hopeful of starting the ball rolling by signing Yaya Toure in the close season. Mancini has targeted the giant midfielder, who was one of his key...
  • Juventus upset AC Milan 3-1 in Italian Serie A February 8, 2015

    Rome: Juventus defeated AC Milan 3-1 to build up a 10-point lead at the Italian Serie A. It was Juventus' second consecutive win against Milan and the victory gave Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri, who was sacked by Milan more than a year ago, a sweet revenge, Xinhua reported on Saturday. "We had...
  • Europe or bust for AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi February 5, 2015

    It has been a mixed season for AC Milan's rookie coach Filippo Inzaghi and his future at the club is likely to depend on his ability to steer them into a European qualifying spot. Milan, who face an ominous trip to play leaders Juventus on Saturday, are eighth in Serie A...
  • AC Milan unveil plans for new 48,000-seat stadium in 2018 February 4, 2015

    Milan: AC Milan have unveiled tentative plans for a new 48,000-seat stadium with a retractable roof to open for the 2018-19 season. The club posted a video featuring a model of the two-tier arena to be built next to the club's recently opened headquarters in the Portell-Fiera area of the city. Costs...
  • 'Baadshaho' is an elaborate film, we are making it on a really big scale: Milan Luthria February 3, 2015

    Mumbai: "Entertainment entertainment and entertainment" -- Bollywood director Milan Luthria uses the popular dialogue from "The Dirty Picture", to describe the three key ingredients of his next film "Baadshaho". The movie features Ajay Devgn, with whom Luthria has worked with in films like "Kachche Dhaage", "Chori Chori" and "Once Upon a...
  • Juventus held to a goalless draw at Udinese in Serie A February 1, 2015

    Milan: Juventus were held to a 0-0 draw at Udinese and missed the opportunity to open up a nine-point advantage at the top of Serie A, while Napoli closed the gap on second-placed Roma by beating Chievo Verona 2-1. Juventus came into the game knowing they could extend their lead following...
  • Vultures circling as crisis clubs AC Milan and Parma meet February 1, 2015

    Milan: Parma coach Roberto Donadoni says the vultures are circling his stricken Serie A side but he has no intention of resigning. Bottom-of-the-table Parma, mired in both financial problems and surrounded by a continuing mystery over their new owners, visit AC Milan on Sunday in a meeting of crisis clubs. Milan, who...
  • Mattia Destro gets rousing reception on joining Milan from Roma January 30, 2015

    London: Striker Mattia Destro joined struggling giants AC Milan from AS Roma on Thursday and was greeted by dozens of fans who created chaotic scenes at Milan central station. "It's been a wonderful welcome," the 23-year-old told Milan's website after he was met by chief executive Adriano Galliani and they were...
  • 'Fireman' trailer: Mammootty and Unni Mukundan play the two conscientious men in red hats January 29, 2015

    Directed by Deepu Karunakaran and featuring Mammootty, Unni Mukundan and Nyla Usha in key roles, the story of 'Fireman' revolves around the life of the "unsung heroes" who work in the fire department in India. ...
  • Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic joins Inter Milan on loan January 27, 2015

    Rome: Italian football powerhouse Inter Milan announced the signing of Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic on a two-year loan. Inter did not disclose the specific price of the deal on Monday, reports Xinhua. Brozovic, 22, played with Dinamo Zagreb in 2012, scoring 10 times in 72 appearances for the club. Brozovic has seven caps...
  • Roberto Mancini still eyeing Champions League despite 'cruel' loss January 26, 2015

    Milan: Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini still believes his side can qualify for the Champions League next season even after their shock 1-0 home defeat against Torino on Sunday which he described as "cruel". "Strange things can happen in football and we could easily claw back five or six points in...
  • Klose scores one, sets up another as Lazio beat AC Milan 3-1 January 25, 2015

    Rome: Lazio came back to beat visiting AC Milan 3-1 and move into third place in Serie A on Saturday. Jeremy Menez put Milan ahead four minutes in at the Stadio Olimpico but Lazio - which has lost only once in eight matches - stormed back in the second half...
  • Serie A turning into a repeat of last season January 24, 2015

    Milan: Juventus are steaming clear of the rest of the field, AS Roma are struggling to keep up, the two Milan clubs lurch from one crisis to another and Napoli are exasperatingly inconsistent. The current Serie A season, which enters the second half at the weekend, is turning into a carbon...
  • Vivienne Westwood pays tribute to the Prince Charles' environmental efforts at Milan Fashion Week January 20, 2015

    Paris: Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood paid tribute to the Prince of Wales at Milan Fashion Week by displaying a collection of notes praising his environmental work. The fashion designer, 73, honoured the 66-year-old royal during her autumn-winter 2015 menswear show, according to the Daily Telegraph newspaper, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I want to pay...