Tag Archives: Summer Olympic Games

When the Settebello Made the King Cry

The “Blood in the Pool” match may be considered the most violent game in water polo history, but perhaps not the most emotional one. If you ask fans to pick their favourite match, many would probably go for the final … Continue reading

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Uncle Sem and His Nephews – Part II

[Part I] Athletics and Versilia formed another significant binomial name in Mexico City in 1968, in the Games marked by the famous Black Panthers salute by sprinters John Carlos and Tommie Smith. Italy qualified for the final in the 4 … Continue reading

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Uncle Sem and His Nephews – Part I

Nothing can thrill an athlete, especially those who practise almost unknown sports, like the Olympic Games. London is calling swimmers and runners, footballers and gymnasts, shooters and judokas from all over the world and Italy will be massively represented, as … Continue reading

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Sheffield do Brasil

The golden dreams of Brazil at the London Olympic Games appear to be labelled with the same surname – Menezes. Mano, the head coach of the football team who aims for the gold medal, the only one major title still … Continue reading

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