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Austrian footballer handed 70-match ban
The SK Rum team. Photo: SK Rum

Austrian footballer handed 70-match ban

An Austrian footballer has been handed a record 70-match ban for assaulting a referee, the Tyrolean Football Federation confirmed. READ  

Running dead: zombies heading to Austria
Photo: Zombie Run

Running dead: zombies heading to Austria

Find it hard to motivate yourself to go for a run? How about if a gang of zombies is chasing after you? Austria’s first ‘zombie run’ is coming to St Pölten on September 20th. READ  

Massive turnout planned for 'Business Run'
Vienna Marathon 2010. File Photo: APA/ANDREAS PESSENLEHNER

Massive turnout planned for 'Business Run'

Vienna's Prater park and the Ernst Happel stadium will be host on Thursday for the 14th annual Wien Energie Business Run, with a record turnout of more than 28,000 runners expected. READ  

Austrian skier Marlies Schild retires
Marlies Schild, announcing her retirement. File photo: APA/GEORG HOCHMUTH

Austrian skier Marlies Schild retires

Austrian skier Marlies Schild is retiring, less than a year after setting the women's record for the most World Cup slalom wins. READ  

Austrian mountain biker killed in Switzerland
File Photo: Andy Armstrong

Austrian mountain biker killed in Switzerland

A 57-year-old Austrian was killed in an accident while mountain biking in Switzerland on Tuesday. READ  

Mountain bikers risk serious injury
Photo: Andy Armstrong

Mountain bikers risk serious injury

With the growth of mountain biking as a sport in Austria, hospital admissions for bike-related serious injuries have reached a high of 6,500 people per year. READ  

'Batman' spotted on Vienna's rooftops
Photo: Alex Schauer/Stefan Sietzen

'Batman' spotted on Vienna's rooftops

A young parkour aficionado was spotted recently, hurling himself off rooftops above the streets of Vienna, dressed as the popular character Batman from comics and movies. READ  

Alaba is FIFA 15’s Austrian cover star
The Austrian cover of FIFA 15, featuring Alaba and Messi. Photo: EA SPORTS FIFA

Alaba is FIFA 15’s Austrian cover star

EA Sports has revealed that young Viennese footballer David Alaba will be the cover star for FIFA 15 in Austria. READ  

Swedish tabloid editor apologises for Nazi slur
Red Bull Salzburg director Ralf Rangnick. Photo: SN/APA/BARBARA GINDL

Swedish tabloid editor apologises for Nazi slur

Red Bull Salzburg football club director Ralf Rangnick revealed that his team had received an apology from the editor of the Swedish tabloid newspaper Aftonbladet, after one of their columnists compared the Austrian club with Adolf Hitler and Josef Fritzl. READ  

Austrian policeman dancing goes viral
Photo: Facebook frame grab

Austrian policeman dancing goes viral

An Austrian policeman attending a match in uniform at a football club in Vienna was caught dancing on camera. READ  

Security concerns relocate Israeli game
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Security concerns relocate Israeli game

A soccer match to be played in Austria on Saturday by Maccabi Haifa and German club SC Paderborn had to be moved to a new venue due to security concerns after a violent anti-Israel protest disrupted the Israeli team's last game in Bischofshofen in Salzburg province. READ  

Turks investigated after attack on Israeli team
Maccabi Haifa players. File photo: APA/Krug

Turks investigated after attack on Israeli team

After pro-Palestinian protesters stormed a football match between Israeli club Maccabi Haifa and French team Lille in Bischofshofen on Wednesday 20 men of Turkish origin who are resident in the state of Salzburg have been reported to the police. READ  

Israeli players attacked during training match
Maccabi Haifa players. File photo: APA/Krug

Israeli players attacked during training match

Pro-Palestinian protesters have disrupted a football match in Bischofshofen, Austria between the Israeli club, Maccabi Haifa, and French team, Lille. READ  

Austrian poker player wins half a million dollars
File Photo: APA (Pfarrhofer)

Austrian poker player wins half a million dollars

An Austrian student competing in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas just missed out on being part of the top ten final table, but consoled himself with 11th place, and earnings of US$565,193 (€415,800). READ  

Sports
Austrian climbers stun Chamonix competition
Jakob Schubert climbing in Chamonix. Photo: ÖWK/Heiko Wilhelm

Austrian climbers stun Chamonix competition

Two Austrian competitive climbers have shown their form by scoring a double silver in competition in the French alpine resort of Chamonix, on the slopes of Mont Blanc. READ  

 
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