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News Austria » Events: Austrian skier makes history by becoming first man to win both giant slalom and alpine events at the same Olympic games

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Austrian skier Marcel Hirscher has made Olympic history after becoming the first man to win gold medals in both the slalom and alpine events at the same Winter Games. The 28-year-old also has a good chance to leave the Pyeongchang Olympics with one more ...

News Austria » Events: Austrian Markus Schairer breaks neck during snowboard-cross event in horrifying crash at Winter Olympics

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The Austrian snowboarder Markus Schairer was involved in a horrifying crash on Thursday during the men's Olympic snowboard-cross competition. Schairer lost control in midair near the end of the run and landed directly on his back. Schairer broke a bone in ...

News Austria » Events: Live From PyeongChang: ORF Austria Delivers Unique POV Prior to Alpine Events

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

ORF Austria is on hand at the PyeongChang Olympics with a 110-person team that is doing it all — TV, radio, and Internet coverage — for winter-sports fans back home. But the broadcaster also has on-air talent that does something no one else does: ski ...

News Austria » Events: The Latest: Schulting of the Netherlands wins 500-meter gold

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Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Defending champion Norway was second, followed by Austria. Germany won the previous two Nordic combined events at Pyeongchang and joined Finland as the only country to win three gold medals in the sport in one Winter Games. 8:10 p.m. Choi Min-jeong of ...

News Austria » Events: All 102 Winter Olympic Medal Events, Ranked

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

25. Alpine Skiing - Women’s Super G The Super G, the one event Mikaela Shiffrin has never won, is wide open: Reigning World champ Nicole Schmidhofer could become the fourth different Austrian woman in four Olympics to win Super G gold...Switzerland’s ...

News Austria » Events: Archduke Franz Ferdinand assassinated

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Publication date: uesday 15 September 2015

In an event that is widely acknowledged to have sparked the outbreak of World War I, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, nephew of Emperor Franz ... in the turbulent Balkan region that were annexed by Austria-Hungary in 1908 to the indignation of Serbian ...

News Austria » Events: Austrian parliament nixes event honoring pro-Hamas, anti-Israel Jew who fled Nazis

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Publication date: Sunday 21 February 2016

The spokeswoman for the president of the Austrian parliament informed The Jerusalem Post on Sunday that an event slated to honor Hedy Epstein - an anti-Zionist Jew and defender of Hamas - has been canceled. "In consideration for the concerns against some ...

News Austria » Events: TRAVEL ADVISORY; Austria Starts Culture Event

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Publication date: Saturday 06 February 1993

Graz in southern Austria will be the first city to stage a European Cultural Month in a new program established by the European Community. Each year a different European city will hold such an event, inviting artists and performers from across the ...

News Austria » Events: Austria bars Turkish economy minister for event marking coup anniversary

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Publication date: Sunday 09 July 2017

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria said on Monday it had barred a Turkish minister from attending an event in the country to mark the anniversary of last year’s failed coup in Turkey. Turkey’s foreign ministry swiftly condemned the move, which adds to strains ...