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Youth is served at GPS Milan Boston

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When you hear the name “AC Milan,” what probably comes to mind are dramatic displays of athletic prowess on far-off soccer pitches or larger-than-life personalities like Mario Balotelli with his bleached Mohawk. But did you know that AC Milan has a local connection? Located in Newtown, GPS Milan Boston is helping young athletes improve their soccer skills, enhance their passion for the game and strengthen their ability to play as a team. But according to Mr. Cesidio Mazzola, Director of Soccer Operations, the program’s commitment to its young athletes goes much deeper than the game itself. A native of Italy, ...

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Last Minute Deal Saves Serie A on RAI International

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Just five days before the start of the Italian soccer championship, Serie A fans outside Italy can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Their beloved calcio will be broadcast by RAI. After learning from Italian newspaper Repubblica that RAI had failed to renew international broadcast rights for soccer, thousands of customers protested against the television station, threatening to cancel their paid subscription. Various media outlets now are reporting that RAI has reached a one-year deal with media company MP & Silva, which holds rights to broadcast Serie A internationally through 2015. To reach a deal, MP & Silva “made a ...

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RAI Drops Serie A Rights Abroad, ‘Giostra del Gol’ On the Line

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Tens of thousands of Italians abroad who depended on RAI to keep up with their favorite Italian soccer team might soon have to find alternative sources for all calcio-related news.

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Thomas DiBenedetto Finally Named President of AS Roma

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On Tuesday, September 27, 2011, one month after taking a controlling share in Serie A's AS Roma soccer team, American entrepreneur Thomas DiBenedetto has been named president of AS Roma, the club announced in a statement on their website on Tuesday.

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