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UEFA Nations League: Captain Marko Arnautovic helps Austria beat Northern Ireland 1-0

The West Ham forward showed plenty of composure to break the deadlock in the 70th minute on Friday night, scoring past Northern Ireland goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell.  

Oct 13, 2018, 17:27 PM IST

How the World Cup favourites are shaping up

 The phoney war is over and most of the big guns have arrived in Russia ahead of the start of the World Cup on Thursday. AFP Sport takes a look at how the favourites are shaping up.

Jun 11, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

Brazil set to put dour World Cup performances behind them

If anything summed up Brazil`s new approach under coach Tite, it was his celebration of the fact that they committed only eight fouls in Sunday`s 3-0 friendly win over Austria.

Jun 11, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

Neymar on target again as Brazil beat Austria by 3-0

Neymar marked his return to the starting line-up with another brilliant goal as Brazil eased to a 3-0 win over Austria  in their final friendly ahead of the World Cup.

Jun 11, 2018, 09:09 AM IST

Jeev Milkha Singh, Ajeetesh Sandhu, Shiv Kapur miss cut in Austria

 In a disappointing finish for the country at the Shot Clock Masters, the three Indians in the fray -- Ajeetesh Sandhu (77-70), Jeev Milkha Singh (82-82) and Shiv Kapur (79, withdrawn) -- have missed the halfway cut.

Jun 09, 2018, 19:24 PM IST

Motor racing: MotoGP champion Marc Marquez tests Toro Rosso F1 car

Four times MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez drove a Formula One car for the first time at the Red Bull Ring in Austria on Tuesday but said his focus remained firmly on two wheels for the next few years at least.

Jun 06, 2018, 10:10 AM IST

Neymar impresses on Brazil return but caution urged by Tite

 Brazil coach Tite said he was surprised how well Neymar performed on his return from a three-month injury lay-off in Sunday`s 2-0 pre-World Cup friendly win over Croatia but said the forward required patience.

Jun 04, 2018, 13:24 PM IST

Neymar impresses on return but caution urged by Tite

 Brazil coach Tite said he was surprised how well Neymar performed on his return from a three-month injury lay-off in Sunday's 2-0 pre-World Cup friendly win over Croatia but said the forward required patience.

Jun 04, 2018, 08:57 AM IST

Nigeria name final World Cup squad

 Nigeria on Sunday named a final 23-man squad for the World Cup with Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from FC Porto placed on standby.

Jun 03, 2018, 18:52 PM IST

Tim Cahill, Daniel Arzani in Australia's final World Cup squad

Today Tim Cahill will play in his fourth World Cup and teenager Daniel Arzani made the final cut as Australia's coach Bert van Marwijk finalised his 23-man squad today.

Jun 03, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Edin Visca hat-trick spoils South Korea farewell in Jeonju

South Korea were left with plenty to ponder ahead of this month`s World Cup finals after Edin Visca scored a hat-trick to give Bosnia and Herzegovina a 3-1 victory in a friendly in Jeonju on Friday.

Jun 01, 2018, 19:52 PM IST

World Cup hosts Russia suffer more misery in loss to Austria

World Cup hosts Russia turned in another unconvincing display as Austria extended their winless run stretching back to October with a 1-0 victory in a friendly on Wednesday.

May 31, 2018, 14:17 PM IST

Brazil to play Austria, Croatia in pre-World Cup friendlies

In addition to the friendlies, the CBF struck a deal with Tottenham Hotspur to use the club`s new north London facilities for their pre-World Cup training base. The Selecao will also stay in a hotel within the sports complex.

Mar 20, 2018, 13:33 PM IST

Defending champion Dominic Thiem advances at Rio Open

Austria's defending champion Dominic Thiem progressed to the next round of the Rio Open tennis tournament by defeating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 6-2, 7-5 on Wednesday.

Feb 21, 2018, 20:07 PM IST

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says will fight anti-Semitism after Israel voices concern

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Wednesday his new coalition would focus on fighting anti-Semitism.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:33 PM IST

Meet 'Emperor Kurz', world's youngest leader in waiting

"Whizz-kid", "Basti Fantasti", "Messiah" are just some of the monikers given to Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz, the world's youngest leader in waiting.

Oct 16, 2017, 17:14 PM IST

'Burqa ban' comes into force in Austria

Muslim women in Austria were forced by the police to remove their facial coverings on Sunday, as an anti-burqa law came into effect.

Oct 02, 2017, 08:04 AM IST

Seven climbers killed in the Alps

The climbers in Austria fell around 300 metres onto a glacier near the town of Krimml, according to Egbert Ritter, a trauma surgeon in a Salzburg hospital.

Aug 28, 2017, 10:52 AM IST

Celina Jaitly enjoys rejuvenating babymoon in Austria

Actress Celina Jaitly, who is again expecting twins with husband Peter Haag, is enjoying her babymoon in Austria.

Aug 27, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

Two dead in Austria as storm wrecks marquee

The accident happened late yesterday when around 650 people were celebrating inside the tent in Sankt Johann am Walde in the north of the country.

Aug 19, 2017, 20:51 PM IST