I have an Italian Correspondent now! Isn't that cool? All I can tell you about this person is that they can swim very fast!
On the front page of the Italian papers is news that the 2009 FINA World Championship pool has been seized by the courts for not adhering to an agreed upon urban plan for these structures.
Promises are being made that everything will work out in the end but as usual, money is involved and they have less than two months to work it out: [Link]