Italy

Cycling: Albasini wins Romandie first stage as Felline keeps lead

CHAMPERY: Switzerland's Michael Albasini won the first stage of the Tour de Romandie on Wednesday (Apr 26) as prologue winner Fabio Felline of Italy maintained his overall lead. Twice former winner and favourite Chris Froome finished fifth on the stage and climbed 39 places, but remains 29 seconds ...

Cycling: Froome slips as Felline wins Romandie prologue

AIGLE, Switzerland: Italy's Fabio Felline won Tuesday's (Apr 25) opening prologue at the Tour de Romandie as race favourites Chris Froome of Britain and American Tejay Van Garderen struggled in the rain. Trek rider Felline, 27, covered the 4.8 kilometres in 5 minutes 57 seconds, finishing two ......

Football: Salah fires Roma brace as drop looms for Pescara

MILAN: A slick second-half brace from Mohamed Salah sealed a 4-1 Roma romp at Pescara that virtually sent the Serie A strugglers back to Italy's second division on Monday (Apr 24). Roma's 24th win of the campaign helped close the gap on leaders Juventus to eight points, although the Turin giants .....