Jakarta, Feb 24 - Italian World Cup hero Fabio Cannavaro arrived in Jakarta, leading several other veteran stars who are set to play an exhibition match here Saturday. Read more »
Johannesburg, June 26 : Crashed out of the soccer World Cup following a 2-3 defeat against Slovakia, defending champions Italy have been facing flak for being the team of "old" footballers. Read more »
Rome - A doping case involving international defender Fabio Cannavaro appears set to be dismissed as a sports prosecutor ascertained that it was based on a miscommunication, Italian media reported Saturday. Read more »
Rome - Real Madrid defender Fabio Cannavaro was in Turin Monday to undergo medical tests ahead of a transfer to Juventus, Italian media reported. Read more »
Maria Enzersdorf, Austria - Italian Fabio Cannavaro said Thursday that he sent text messages to Real Madrid team-mates Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos ahead of the quarter-final between Spain and Italy Sunday in Vienna.
"I sent them a message but they did not reply. I don't know, I'll have to call them," the centre-back said. Read more »
Maria Enzersdorf, Austria - Italian defender Fabio Cannavaro stressed Thursday that a team needs "more than just good football" when it comes to major tournaments.
Cannavaro, who missed out on Euro 2008 through injury, made to comment in reference to Spain, the team Italy meet on Sunday in Vienna in the quarter- finals. Read more »
Milan - The Italian squad faces an uphill start to their Euro 2008 campaign after losing their captain Fabio Cannavaro to an ankle injury suffered during a training session.
A clash with defence team mate Giorgio Chiellini ended Euro 2008 before it began for the 34-year-old Real Madrid defender, who was set to leave the world champions' camp outside Vienna on Tuesday.
As Italy gear up for a debut game against the Netherlands on Monday, coach Roberto Donadoni has already called Fiorentina's Alessandro Gamberini to join the 23-man line-up. Read more »
Milan - Italy's captain Fabio Cannavaro suffered an ankle injury Monday during the world champions' first training session at their Euro 2008 camp in Austria, raising fears he might be sidelined for the competition. Read more »