Man crushed to death by dumb bell

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General News

A man has been crushed to death during a weight training session when he dropped a 160 kilo dumb bell onto himself in Mettmach, Upper Austria. The 41-year-old father of one was training alone when the weights fell from his hand and landed on his neck. He was training in a private training room, which […]

Schrott injured but will run at World Championships in August

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Sports

Austria’s star hurdle sprinter Beate Schrott from St. Pölten will compete at the World Championships in Moscow in August despite her current injury. Doctors who carried out a medical test in Vienna on Monay said the hurdle champ would have to miss a week of training due to a thigh injury she suffered on Sunday […]

Training plan for redundant Swarovski employees

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Business

Over 100 Swarovski staff who lost their jobs last week have been given a “new chance”, says the company’s director. The 110 workers who were laid off have been told they can take advantage of a new social plan offering training and help with finding new jobs. The ‘Work Foundation’ which will allow each employee […]

Styria Football Camp with international teams

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Sports

Top footy clubs will descend on Styria again this year for their pre-season training session. Up to 22 teams from 13 countries including English premier clubs West Bromwich and Fulham, Danish champs FC Copenhagen and Germany’s Bundesliga clubs Hertha BSC will base themselves in the Austrian province for the duration of the 18th Football Camp. […]

Hole in One With Tiger Woods

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Sports

By Olivia Michaud Injured ski star American Lindsey Vonn has spoken of sharing golf and skiing with Tiger Woods and says that although her private life is great at the moment – winning still comes first. She said: “Tiger is a good skier. But I was the one that made a hole in one.” Vonn […]

Demands for better sporting facilities in Austria

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Sports

After Austria’s disappointing return with no medals from this summer’s Olympic Games in London the Austrian People’s Party the ÖVP wants to make Austrian sports training facilities ‘fit for the next Olympics’. Manfred Juraczka, boss of the ÖVP in Vienna, is demanding action from the Vienna City council. He wants improved infrastructure and improved training […]

Austria Wien beat West Ham in Pre Season Friendly

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Sports

Austria Wien beat British Premier League team West Ham 3-1 in a pre season friendly opener on Saturday in Vienna. A record 7150 fans came to the Generali Arena to watch Austria Wien take on the Premier League giants in the extreme hot temperatures in Vienna at the weekend. West Ham opened the scoring when […]

Man city in Austria in July

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Sports

UK Premiere League winners Manchester City are coming to Austria where they will be training at the Hotel Klosterbräu in Seefeld from 8-20 July. Some of the Manchester City players will be resting after the Euro 2012 competition, as a keen team will be required to defend the Premiership title when the season gets going […]

One life: Live it well @ Holmes Place

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Lifestyle

Already broken your new year’s resolution? Well if you have, you are not alone. Statistics show that only 50 per cent of people even manage to keep their resolution past the end of January whereas 25 per cent of people give up after just one week so…  if you are still going strong as spring […]

Vettel’s Japan F1 training mishap

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Sports

Current Formula One Grand Prix world champion Sebastian Vettel, 24, had an accident during the first free training for the Grand Prix of Japan. German Red Bull F1 pilot Vettel said: “It was an unnecessary mistake. It was a good wake-up call for the weekend though. I veered off the track and tried to slow […]