Italian soccer team opens official fan club in Miami

Earlier this month, Juventus opened an official fan club in the Magic City, holding a launch party at The Wharf Miami. Established in 1897 in Torino, "La Vecchia Signora" (the old lady) is one of the most successful clubs in Italy with 34 league titles -- including the last seven seasons. In addition, the

2018-09-19T13:01:57+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Lifestyle, Sports|

Florida woman to paddleboard from Cuba to Key West with hopes of breaking world record

A South Florida athlete from Fort Lauderdale will stand-up paddleboard from Cuba to Key West as she attempts to break the Guinness World Record. At 7 a.m. June 26, Victoria Burgess will begin her endeavor to paddleboard through 110 miles of open waters in less than 30 hours. Burgess’ personal goal is under 25 hours, she

2018-06-20T10:27:21+00:00 June 19th, 2018|News, Sports|

Ax-throwing sports bar coming to South Florida

An assistant principal at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is bringing the sport of ax throwing to Pompano Beach. Jeff Morford said Axe Throwing Society will be opening its doors August. Affiliated with the World Axe Throwing League, the facility will offer tournaments and event hosting, such as birthday parties or corporate retreats. “I’ve been

2018-06-23T23:22:51+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Sports|

The World Cup Sticker Album brings soccer fans together

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is set to kick off June in Russia, which means the Panini World Cup Sticker Album is here. Filling the album is no small feat. By Irwin Guevara South Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram The United States Panini album has 682 stickers featuring soccer players, stadiums and more spread across 80

2018-06-21T16:05:50+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Lifestyle, News, Sports|

Zumba instructor Janettsy Chiszar finds life through dance

Janettsy Chiszar is a Venezuelan Zumba instructor who wants to make a difference in the world. The personal trainer, fitness model and motivational speaker came to the Miami with a purpose: to inspire people to live healthy lifestyles. By Clementina Machado South Florida Uncovered @SoFloUncovered • Facebook • Instagram Through Instagram, she shows more than 180,000 followers how to be

2018-04-21T22:10:30+00:00 April 21st, 2018|News, Sports, Video/Audio|

Softball player Kelley Montalvo brings her personal and pro experience to Barry University

This story originally ran in December 2017 on MiamiStories.net. When she was five, Kelley Montalvo dropped her gymnastics and piano lessons and picked up a ball and a glove. That’s when it all started. Now 30, Montalvo has acheived what many pro players, men and women, can only wish to accomplish--from being one of the top high

2018-03-06T12:04:48+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Lifestyle, Sports|

New Orange Bowl Committee president says it’s about more than just a game

The Orange Bowl Committee recently appointed its 80th president, and he's hoping to use his position to highlight lesser-known aspects of the organization.   Riviera Beach native and Florida State University alumnus Sean Pittman, who took over on Jan. 22., is just the fourth African American to serve as committee president its 85-year history.  “It’s an amazing feeling any time a group of your peers decides they want you to represent them to the

2018-02-06T12:33:51+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Sports|

Miami to have its own Major League Soccer team

After four years of speculation, Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, David Beckham and his ownership group, Miami Beckham United, presented Miami as Major League Soccer’s newest franchise city at the Adrienne Arsht Center on Monday. “When I was awarded the team, there was only one city,” said Beckham. “Only one city, and it was

2018-01-30T14:33:20+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Lifestyle, Sports|

Barry University hires pro as assistant softball coach

Barry University has hired its first professional softball player as an assistant coach. Kelley Montalvo has played eight years for the Akron Racers in Ohio, part of the National Pro Fastpitch League. She will continue to play in addition to coaching. “This is a rebuilding year here at Barry, and what we’re trying to achieve

2017-12-14T16:03:22+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Sports|