Red Bull Salzburg will have to pull their socks up if they are to qualify for the Champions league. The Austrian champions were defeated 1:0 by Luxemburg’s tiny F91 Düdelingen squad in the second round of the qualifiers and need a win at home next week if they’re to go through. Pundits described the visitors […]
One of the representatives for Austria in the Olympic Games in London this summer will be the Judoka Ludwig Paischer. However, the Olympic Games are not new to him, he already participated twice – in Athens in 2004, where he failed in the first round, and in Beijing in 2008, where he won a silver […]
Andreas Haider-Maurer has lost his first-round match at the French Open. The Austrian Davis Cup star was defeated by Australian Bernard Tomic in three sets (6-7, 3-6, 3-6). Jürgen Melzer, Austria’s number one in world tennis, lost against Michael Berrer from Germany in five sets (7-6, 6-4, 2-6, 2-6, 3-6).
By Kathryn Quinn Wellness holiday are a booming trend in Austria – given the tough economic times, increasing daily pressure and the growing stress of everyday life this may not come as a surprise. However, this was not always the case. Wellness holidays really began to boom towards the mid 1990’s, it was around this […]
Andreas Ulmer agreed with Red Bull Salzburg (RBS) bosses about an extension of his contract until 2015. The 26-year-old defender joined the team of Ricardo Moniz from Bundesliga rivals SV Ried three years ago. The Bulls face Ried in the 31st round of the season on Saturday. The Austrian Bundesliga table after 30 of 36 […]
Patricia Mayr-Achleitner dropped out of the WTA Tour tournament of Copenhagen, Denmark, in the round of the best 16. The 25-year-old Tyrolean lost against France’s Alize Cornet in three sets (2-6, 6-2, 5-7). Mayr-Achleitner reached the 220,000-US-dollar (167,400-Euro) tournament’s round of the best 16 by defeating Swedish ace Sofia Arvidsson (7-5, 5-7, 6-1).
Bayern Munich star David Alaba has revealed that he tried to console Aleksandar Dragovic after last night’s (Tues) 7-0 defeat. Swiss champs FC Basel did not stand a chance against the German Bundesliga powerhouse in the second leg game of the round of the best 16 UEFA Champions League teams. Alaba, 19, was part of […]
The winning streak of Austria tennis sensation Tamira Paszek has come to an end. The 20-year-old from Vorarlberg lost against Belarusian ace Victoria Azarenka in straight sets (3-6, 1-6) in the quarter final of the ATP Grand Slam event at Wimbledon, London, Great Britain, yesterday evening (Tues). Paszek stood no chance against Azarenka, 21, in […]
Jürgen Melzer has praised Andy Murray’s “extraordinary performance” after being beaten by the Scotsman at the Australian Open last night (Sun).The 29-year-old Lower Austrian stood no chance against Murray who won the third round clash in an hour and 44 minutes (6-3, 6-1, 6-1).”I cant play any faster than that. Andy delivered an extraordinary performance. […]
Jürgen Melzer could be up against five-time US Open champion Roger Federer in the round of the final 16 of the upcoming Grand Slam event, drawings have shown.The Lower Austrian faces Dmitry Tursunov in the first round of the 22.7-million-US dollar tournament. If Melzer who reached the 2010 French Open semi finals beats […]