Turin Marathon is one of the most important competitive marathon of the world, it's long 42 km. The Stratorino and the junior marathon are the non-competitive smaller marathons that are held after the competitive one.
In the famous Oval building in Turin, Artissima 2012 is underway. Last year 50,000 visitors and 1,300 journalists attended. The fair will be displayed at 5 museums and the main theme is the Maya's apocalypse.
Student demonstration in several Italian cities. In Turin youths got on the streets to support public school and denounce recent austerity measures and cuts in education, in a peaceful atmosphere. Turin, Italy. 7th October 2011
Italian comedian, actor, blogger and politician Beppe Grillo delivered a number of speeches as part of his "Tsunami Tour". Grillo, the leader of the 5-Star movement is touring more than 70 towns and cities during the election campaign.
Students and researchers protests agaist Gelmini Law on International Student's Day. The law will lead to at least 87,000 teaching jobs and 44,500 administrative posts being lost at state schools over the next three years. Turin, Italy. 17/11/2010
Democratic Party leader Pierluigi Bersani spoke in Turin ahead of Italian centre-left primary elections that will determine the leader of the coalition of the Democratic Party in the subsequent general election to be held in April 2013.
A rally against EU policies saw thousands of young people, mostly students, but also many teachers, stop traffic in the city center for hours. Similar protests took place in other cities and EU countries.
Views of the racetrack on the roof of the Fiat Lingotto building: originally a factory designed by Matte Trucco in 1910s, but converted into a commercial centre by Renzo Piano in the 1980s. Turin, Italy. 07/11/2010
The International Book Fair of Turin celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2012. The theme is 'Digital Spring,' concentrating on the effect of digital technologies on books, literature and publishing.
ToBike, the Turin Bike sharing services and one of the major services of this kind in Italy with more than 18000 annual subscribers, reached the 100th station. The Turin Mayor Fassino and his deputy for the environment Lavolta celebrate the event.
VIDEO: NO TAV (No to the High Speed Train) is a movement based in the Susa Valley in Piedmont that opposes the creation of the new high speed railway line between Turin and Lyon in France. Turin. 3rd July 2011
Riot police attack with tear gas and hydrants against the No Tav group. The No Tav nation, have held a 20 years opposition against the construction of a high speed railway (TAV) between Turin - Lyòn 27th June 2011
DMTX. Exhibition of the Holy Shroud on Turin cathedral from 10th April to 23rd May. The Shroud is said to bear the impression of Jesus Christ and will be visited by millions is pilgrims from around the world. Turin, Italy. 12/04/2010
Subsonica, an Italian rock band that was formed in 1996 in Turin, performed live in concert at the Rock venue as part of the Rome Festival. The performance will be one of the last for a few months as the group plan to make a new album.
According to organizers, 30,000 No TAV activists took to the streets in Rome against the construction of high-speed line Lyon-Turin, occupying the ring road of Rome and the Rome-L'Aquila motorway access.