Tag:sports

Expatriate Games

The Austrian Football League has long been a European powerhouse, with little help needed from across the pond.Building a broad fan base for a non...

New Rules for Cyclists in Vienna

New rules for cyclists have been in force since April 1st as a result of the 30th amendment to Austria’s Road Traffic Regulations (StVO)Riding you...

Cricket in Austria | Searching for the Perfect Pitch

Cricket is everywhere in Austria – if you know where to look."Er spielt für uns!” (“He’s playing for us”) comes the ­repeated ­chirp ­from somew...

A League of Their Own | Baseball in Vienna

Vienna’s baseball teams aim for the bleachersIf you happen to be near the Lusthaus, at the southern end of the Prater Hauptallee on a sunny Satu...

Sport | Mallet-Time: Where to Play Croquet in Vienna

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 t...

Sport | A Beginner’s Guide to Whitewater Rafting on the Salza River

Rafting in the Mostviertel may be a thrill, but to Rudi Scheiblechner, it’s business as usualBraving the elements armed only with a paddle, ev...

Sport | Slapshot Academy – Hockey Camp in St. Pölten

The Okanagan Hockey Academy turns out talented players in St. Pölten, hoping to win over Austria and EuropeThe hall echoed with yells, scraping ...

Sport | Struggle and Streif – Kitzbühel’s Hahnenkamm Race

The Hahnenkamm Race at Kitzbühel is the world’s most famous – and ferocious – downhill ski eventThe view from the start house on the Streif ...

Tyrol’s Alpine Playground

Our fearless adventurer Christian Cummins is tempted out of his comfort zone at Area 47, where your inner child rules the roostIt was 9:32 in the ...

Smooth Sailing

The Olympics in Rio didn’t provide Austrians with all that much cause for cheer. While it rains medals on the self-dubbed “sports nation” every winter...