Germany breaks 'Italian curse' to reach Euro 2016 semifinals

Jul 3, 2016

Germany breaks 'Italian curse' to reach Euro 2016 semifinals

Germany ended 54 years of misery against Italy at major tournaments by taking a familiar route to victory: The penalty shootout. Jonas Hector lifted the so-called “Italian curse” off Germany on Saturday by converting the 18th kick of one of the wildest shootouts in ...

Skeletons, coins found in dig of ancient Pompeii shop

Jun 26, 2016

Skeletons, coins found in dig of ancient Pompeii shop

Italian and French archaeologists have discovered four skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop on the outskirts of Pompeii, officials have said. The skeletons are those of young people, including an adolescent girl, who perished in the back of the ...

Italy, Spain advance at Euro 2016

Jun 18, 2016

Italy, Spain advance at Euro 2016

Italy and Spain secured their second straight victories in the European Championship on Friday to advance to the knockout stages. The pair join host France, which on Thursday became the first team to make into the round of 16. Alvaro Morata scored twice as ...