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  • Following the Roma from Pakistan to Spain

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Study Group (ASG) hosted a screening of Latcho Drom, a 1993 film by Tony Gatlif who is a French and Spanish speaking Roma born in Algeria...

    Paul Lundberg, Coordinator of the Comparative Cultures wing of ASG, gave a short background of the Roma people, saying: “The film traces the origins of the Gypsy, or Roma as they prefer to be called, from the Thar Desert in India and Pakistan, continuing on to Egypt, Turkey,...

  • Lazio rout Empoli to leapfrog Roma into second

    MILAN: Miroslav Klose and Felipe Anderson starred as Lazio thumped Empoli 4-0, their eighth successive league win, to take over second spot in Serie A from city rivals AS Roma, who were held to a 1-1 draw at Torino on Sunday...

    Roma travelled to Torino hoping to close the gap on leaders Juventus to 11 points after the defending champions slipped up on their way to a shock 1-0 defeat at Parma on Saturday...

  • Icardi brace sees Inter stun wasteful Roma

    MILAN: Inter Milan fell behind and survived three shots against the woodwork before hitting back in the last 25 minutes to win 3-1 at AS Roma, helped by another Mauro Icardi brace, in a pulsating match on Saturday to send out an early-season statement of intent to their Serie A title rivals...

    An early opener from Edin Dzeko, Serie A’s top scorer last season with 29 goals, had a packed Stadio Olimpico jumping in anticipation of Roma...

  • Roma win first post-Totti derby, VAR helps Napoli

    In the earlier game, AS Roma beat arch-rivals Lazio by the same score to win the first derby since the retirement of their talismanic playmaker Francesco Totti...

    Totti, who retired last season after 25 years with Roma which included a record 44 derby appearances, watched from the stands...

  • Dramatic derby win sends Roma into Champions League

    ROME: AS Roma qualified for the Champions League group stage in the best possible style on Monday, booking their place with a last-gasp 2-1 win over neighbours and bitter rivals Lazio in a fiery Rome derby that featured three late goals...

    Roma had taken the lead in the 73rd minute at the Stadio Olimpico when Juan Manuel Iturbe chipped in from within the box with his first goal since October...

  • Juve top Roma on penalties

    NEW YORK: Juventus closed out the International Champions Cup friendly tournament with a 5-4 win on penalties over Roma after the Italian clubs played to a 1-1 draw...

    Juventus were more active in the opening minutes and were rewarded in the 29th when Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic beat Federico Fazio onto a through ball from Alex Sandro, dribbling around Roma goalkeeper Allison and firing to make it 1-0 in the 29th minute...

  • United, Juve, Roma and Basel secure Champions League passage

    LONDON: Manchester United, Juventus, AS Roma and FC Basel advanced to the Champions League knockout stage with victories in their final group games on Tuesday as Atletico Madrid, beaten finalists in 2014 and 2016, were eliminated...

    Roma beat Qarabag 1-0 to top Group ‘C’ ahead of already-qualified Chelsea, who were held to 1-1 at home by Atletico, while Paris St Germain won Group ‘B’ despite losing at Bayern Munich 3-1...

  • Romania’s Roma rise up with revolutionary theatre

    They are at the vanguard of a Roma revolution, a fightback — through art and activism — after centuries of oppression...

    Their play, Who killed Szomna Grancsa?, is based on the true story of a Roma girl who committed suicide after her parents stopped sending her to school, and explores the many complex reasons behind the tragedy...

  • Four-goal Roma condemn Pescara to Serie B

    PESCARA: AS Roma’s Mohamed Salah scored a slick second-half brace in a 4-1 win at Pescara on Monday which kept alive their faint hopes of catching Serie A leaders Juventus and condemned their opponents to relegation...

    Second-placed Roma are eight points behind Juve with five matches to play including a meeting between the pair at the Stadio Olimpico, although the Turin giants remain firmly on course for a record sixth consecutive...

  • Defiant Roma keep Juve waiting for title

    ROME: AS Roma provided an unexpected twist to the Serie A title race on Sunday with a 3-1 over leaders Juventus, who had needed only a draw to wrap up their sixth successive title with two games to spare...

    Daniele De Rossi, Stephan El Shaarawy and Radja Nainggolan scored for Roma to end Juve’s 16-match unbeaten run in the league after Mario Lemina had put the visitors ahead...

  • Roma snatch late win over Spurs

    HARRISON (New Jersey): Marco Tumminello scored two minutes into stoppage time to give AS Roma a 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur in a bad-tempered International Champions Club match at Red Bull Arena on Tuesday...

    Harry Winks had brought the Premier League club back into the match with his 87th minute goal after Roma had taken a 2-0 lead through Diego Perotti and Cengiz Under...

  • Totti’s farewell ends in celebration as Roma clinch second spot

    ROME: Diego Perotti struck at the death as AS Roma handed club icon Francesco Totti a farewell to remember with a thrilling 3-2 win at home to Genoa in a packed Stadio Olimpico on Sunday...

    But by the end of a valuable win that secured Roma’s place in next season’s Champions League, the evergreen playmaker experienced a send-off that saw almost the entire stadium shed tears...

  • Spalletti leaves Roma despite record points haul

    ROME: AS Roma coach Luciano Spalletti parted company with the club on Tuesday despite leading them to second place in Serie A this season with a club-record points haul...

    The shaven-headed 58-year-old’s second stint with Roma lasted a little less than 18 months and ended two days after a 3-2 win over Genoa guaranteed the side second spot on 87 points and a place in next season’s Champions League group stage...

  • Inter back on top as Roma pummel Palermo

    MILAN: Ivan Perisic’s maiden goal for Inter Milan in a 1-1 draw at Sampdoria sent the Nerazzurri provisionally back on top of Serie A on Sunday, as AS Roma continued their early season push with a convincing 4-2 win away to Palermo...

    Fellow scudetto hopefuls Roma moved up to fourth place, a point below Lazio who are below Fiorentina on goal difference and two points behind Inter, with a comprehensive win away to Palermo...

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