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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
Photo: APA (Oczeret)

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  

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  

 
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