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Top Austrian footballer wins for second time
David Alaba. Photo: APA (Archiv/Pfarrhofer)

Top Austrian footballer wins for second time

FC Bayern Munich star David Alaba has been voted Austria's sportsman of the year for the second year running on Thursday evening. READ  

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Ten things to never say to an Austrian
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Ten things to never say to an Austrian

Since it declared its everlasting neutrality on October 26, 1955, the national holiday, the Alpine country of Austria has gone from strength to strength, boasting a staggering twenty Nobel Prize laureates, including seven in physiology or medicine, five in chemistry, three in physics and economist Friedrich Hayek. READ  

Austrian Arch keeps air race hopes alive
Photo: Youtube screenshot

Austrian Arch keeps air race hopes alive

Austrian flyer Hannes Arch led the field in a spectacular victory during the qualifying rounds of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Saturday. READ  

Brazil v. Austria tickets sell out fast
Photo: APA (Archiv/epa)

Brazil v. Austria tickets sell out fast

An upcoming football fixture between former world champion Brazil and minnows Austria sold out all 48,500 tickets within 28 hours of going on sale. READ  

Serbs and Albanians brawl in Vienna
The drone that sparked the fighting in Belgrade. Photo: APA/Drobnjakovic

Serbs and Albanians brawl in Vienna

Police in Vienna had to quell a riot in Ottakring when Serbia’s Euro 2016 qualifying match against Albania in Belgrade was abandoned after fighting broke out between players on Tuesday evening. READ  

Vienna poker player wins $1.3 million
Photo: Fedor Holz

Vienna poker player wins $1.3 million

A 21-year-old Viennese man has won the prestigious World Championship of Online Poker and pocketed $1.3 million (just over €1 million). READ  

Ski jump champion Morgenstern retires
Thomas Morgenstern. Photo: APA/dpa

Ski jump champion Morgenstern retires

Austria's Olympic ski jump champion Thomas Morgenstern has retired, seven months after winning silver at the Sochi Games. READ  

 'Herminator' excuses drunken behaviour
Hermann Maier. Photo: APA/EXPA/JOHANN GRODER

'Herminator' excuses drunken behaviour

Hermann Maier, Austria’s former champion ski racer and Olympic gold medallist, has announced that he and his girlfriend are expecting their third child after an embarrassing video of him carousing drunkenly at a festival in Styria’s Salzkammergut went online earlier this month. READ  

18 Rapid Vienna fans found guilty after riot
A Rapid Vienna match. File photo: APA/Pfarrhofer

18 Rapid Vienna fans found guilty after riot

Eighteen SK Rapid football fans have been found guilty of rioting after a friendly match against 1. FC Nürnberg in Vienna’s Hanappi Stadium on September 7th. READ  

Zombies run free in St. Pölten
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Zombies run free in St. Pölten

St. Pölten's -- and possibly Austria's -- first successful zombie run took place on Saturday, with 9,000 visitors taking part. READ  

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  

 
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