Austria

Hansini Mathan Rajan wins U-13 girls title in Austria 

The tournament was held from May 1-3. She won the U-13 championship defeating Romania's Andreea Baisu in a thrilling final.

published on : 5th May 2022

Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick appointed as Austrian national football coach

The Austrian soccer federation said that Rangnick will start working with Austria in late May ahead of a Nations League game against Croatia on June 3.

published on : 29th April 2022

Strolz emulates father by winning Olympic gold in Alpine combined race

Strolz's father, Hubert, won gold in combined at the 1988 Calgary Games.

published on : 11th February 2022

Covid vaccination compulsory in Austria, first in EU

The government decided to pursue its new, tougher approach despite criticism within the country.

published on : 5th February 2022

Nehammer sworn in as Austria's third chancellor in 2 months

Nehammer is taking over as leader of the conservative Austrian People's Party, which Kurz led to election wins in 2017 and 2019.

published on : 6th December 2021

Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he's leaving politics

Austria's former chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, said that he is quitting politics, two months after stepping down as leader amid corruption allegations.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Austrian lockdown extended through December 11 as planned

Austria has a relatively low vaccination rate for Western Europe, with just under 67% of the population fully vaccinated.

published on : 1st December 2021

Austrians enjoy final day before impending lockdown

Just under 66% of Austria’s 8.9 million population are fully vaccinated, one of the lowest rates in Western Europe.

published on : 21st November 2021

Protests against virus restrictions erupt in Vienna, Zurich

The Austrian lockdown will start Monday. Most stores will close and cultural events will be canceled. People will be able to leave their homes only for specific reasons.

published on : 20th November 2021

Thousands expected to protest upcoming lockdown in Austria's Vienna

Demonstrations against virus measures are also expected in other European countries including Italy, Switzerland and Croatia.

published on : 20th November 2021

Austria to enter lockdown, bring in mandatory Covid vaccinations

Students will have to go back into home schooling, restaurants will close and cultural events will be canceled.

published on : 19th November 2021

Austrian lockdown for the unvaccinated goes into effect

The lockdown, which is being imposed until Nov. 24, is believed to affect about 2 million people in the Alpine country of 8.9 million.

published on : 15th November 2021

Austria orders nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated

The Austrian government ordered a nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated people starting midnight Sunday to slow the fast spread of the coronavirus in the country.

published on : 14th November 2021

Austrian leader says lockdown for the unvaccinated is likely

Austria has taken a series of measures in recent weeks in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 and encourage more people to get vaccinated.

published on : 11th November 2021

Austria to bar unvaccinated from restaurants as COVID cases rise

Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg outlined the rules Friday night after a meeting with state-level leaders to discuss the country’s response to rapidly rising coronavirus cases.

published on : 6th November 2021
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