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Sunday, April 22, 2018
Why everyone in Vienna should make a trip to the terraces in NovemberThis month marks the return of one of Vienna’s more surprising sporting spectacles, and as quirks of the culture go, this is one you’d be forgiven for not having heard of.November 11th sees local football clubs First Vienna & Wiener Sportklub go head to head in this...
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The Okanagan Hockey Academy turns out talented players in St. Pölten, hoping to win over Austria and EuropeThe hall echoed with yells, scraping skates and sticks smacking the ice as 12 young hockey players raced around the rink. Hoping to reach pro-level speeds upwards of 50 km/h and shots reaching over 160 km/h, the players skated at breakneck speed,...
Vienna capitals
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EURO 2016 Public Viewing
Last week Tom Middler gave us his picks for the top public-viewing locations in Vienna. Now the game is on! Which one will take the trophy for Vienna’s best?Now that the infamous “30 years of hurt” have become an agonizing 50, what harm could a few more days do? With pre-tournament excitement reaching fever pitch, it sure didn’t take...
sports vienna croquet
Croquet has a small but fervent fan base in AustriaThe first challenge you face when discussing croquet in Austria is explaining that it’s not the same thing as cricket. The concept of both, it’s fair to say, is pretty vague in these parts. The fact that both sports have a reputation for Englishness and involve people dressed in white,...
pools vienna
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Vienna Nightrow
The Vienna Nightrow is a fun tradition that defies preconceptions about rowingEverywhere you look, long-established sports are getting shorter, sexier and closer to spectators. Cricket has Twenty20. Rugby has Sevens. Motorsport has Formula E. And rowing has started to pull its oars in the same direction – as fans of the Vienna Nightrow know all too well.Now getting set...
A great way to get to know a city is to run its streets. From the serpentine back streets of southern China, and the craggy hills along England's northernmost borders, to the starfish strewn sea wall of Vancouver, and the cobbled streets of Brussels, I've run myself around the world.As a once penny-pinching student to a now always-busy professional,...
Zillertal
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