Ventura sacked by Italy after World Cup fiasco

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IN—ROME (Reuters) - Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura was sacked on Wednesday as he paid the almost inevitable price for their failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years.

Ventura parts company with Italy after World Cup fiasco: Soccer Federation. ROME (Reuters) - Veteran coach Gian Piero Ventura is no longer in charge of Italy's national team, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said on Wednesday, two days after the side failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.