The star of Italy's Olympic team, Lamont Marcell Jacobs, returned home as a national hero on Monday after the country's best performance in the Games' history capped an unforgettable summer of sport for the Mediterranean nation. Jacobs produced arguably the shock result of the Olympics -– and one of the biggest shocks in Olympic history -- when he claimed victory in the 100m, storming out of athletics obscurity to take gold in a time of 9.80sec.
Italy defeated England 3-2 on penalties following a high-octane match that finished 1-1 after 120 minutes. Italy clinch their first European title since 1968 with Roberto Mancini credited with raising the Azzurri from the ashes. For England, football will not be coming home but the team still has the potential to dominate for years to come. Catch all the analysis on our final Euro 2021 show!
Hundreds of England fans are already at Wembley Stadium, many without tickets, just to soak in the atmosphere ahead of the Euro 2020 final between England and Italy. Home side England are ready to make history as they chase a first major trophy in 55 years, but rivals Italy are in the mood to spoil the party at Wembley.
Following an Italian victory over Spain, coach Roberto Mancini says "it's not over yet" at a press conference, as the team advances to the Euro 2020 finals. Italy secured a 4-2 shoot-out victory in a match that had ended 1-1 after extra time.
Germany and Italy complete their pull-out from Afghanistan, ending a 20-year deployment there as part of an accelerated withdrawal of NATO forces. Members of the US-backed alliance agreed in April to wrap up their 9,600-strong mission in Afghanistan after US President Joe Biden made the call to end Washington's longest war.