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    Ronaldo denies breaking virus protocol

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:46pm on October 17, 2020

    Cristiano Ronaldo shot back at Italy’s sports minister on Friday by denying that he broke the coronavirus protocol adopted for the country’s football after returning...

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    Rome Film Festival opens in shadow of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:59pm on October 16, 2020

    The Rome Film Festival opened on Thursday with a screening of the Pixar animated film about a jazzman’s dreams, ‘Soul,’ despite the lingering coronavirus that...

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    Torlonia collection’s ancient sculptures back on show

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 09:59pm on October 11, 2020

    One of the world’s biggest private collections of antique marble sculpture is bringing restored works, from mythical creatures to statues of emperors, back to public...

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    Italy sees sharp growth, large budget deficit

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:43pm on October 06, 2020

    Italy, among the countries worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, expects to run a large budget deficit this year but it will help fund strong...

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    Roma handed 3-0 Serie A loss for fielding ineligible player

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:24am on September 23, 2020

    An Italian disciplinary hearing on Tuesday punished Roma for fielding an unregistered player in the opening round of Serie A by changing their goalless draw...

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    Djokovic back on track with fifth Rome title

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:27am on September 22, 2020

    Novak Djokovic picked up where he left off before his US Open default two weeks ago, winning a fifth Italian Open title on Monday, days...

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    Italy announces international search for new Pompeii head

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:40pm on September 18, 2020

    The world-famous archaeological site of Pompeii could choose a non-Italian as its next general director for the first time, after an international search open to...

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    Duplantis vaults into history

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:07pm on September 18, 2020

    Armand Duplantis has pole-vaulted into history aged just 20, eclipsing the outdoor world record of Sergey Bubka that has stood since 1994 to give track...

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    Juve enter uncharted waters with Pirlo

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 01:42am on September 18, 2020

    As a player, Andrea Pirlo was a genius on the ball. But as a coach the former Italy and Juventus star remains an unknown quantity....

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    Explosions spark huge fire in Italian port

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 10:54pm on September 16, 2020

    Explosions and a huge fire ripped through the port area of the Italian city of Ancona early Wednesday, destroying warehouses and lorries, but there were...