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March 12, 2018 4:51 AM Knifeman killed at Iran ambassador's Vienna home: police

A 26-year-old Austrian was shot dead outside the Iranian ambassador's residence in Vienna on Sunday night after he attacked a guard with a knife, police said. The assailant "died on the spot" after the soldier opened fire, police spokesman Harald Soeros told AFP, adding that the attack took place just before midnight local time. The soldier, who was standing 7

March 3, 2018 4:35 AM Katarina Johnson-Thompson targets golden hat-trick in 2018

Katarina Johnson-Thompson has targeted a golden hat-trick in 2018 after claiming the pentathlon title at the World Indoor Championships. The 25-year-old finished 50 points ahead of Austria’s Ivona Dadic and 113 in front of Cuba’s Yorgelis Rodriguez to take victory with 4750 points in Birmingham. It ended a series of heptathlon disappointments after she finished 7

February 22, 2018 2:22 AM Winter Olympics: Anna Gasser wins women's big air final with last jump

Austria's Anna Gasser produced the best score with the last jump to snatch Winter Olympic gold from Jamie Anderson in the women's big air in Pyeongchang. American Anderson, who won slopestyle gold, scored 90.00 on her first run and still led after run two. But Gasser, 26, then posted 96.00 to take gold, with 16-year-old New Zealander Zoi Sadowski-Synnott 15

February 21, 2018 10:11 PM Four men and woman appear in court accused of laundering £19million from sale of fake prescription drugs bought in Europe

Four men and a woman appeared in court today accused of laundering cash from the sale of fake and unlicensed medicines after more than £19m passed through their accounts. Prosecutors say counterfeit medication was bought in European countries such as Germany, Austria and France before being sold. David Cohen, 37, Mindy Gross, 42, and Jacob Gross, 44, Edward 9

February 20, 2018 5:36 PM ‘Keep borders OPEN!’ EU divided as four states ORDERED to remove border controls

BULGARIA has demanded border controls across the European Union are dropped as soon as possible and said the controversial Schengen Area should be extended to the very edge of Europe. An official in Sofia has urged four European Union states to drop temporary border controls and reinstall full freedom of movement across the Schengen Area. The restrictions 39

February 18, 2018 10:03 AM AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 9 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Marcel Hirscher of Austria won his second gold medal of the Pyeongchang Olympics by a huge margin in the giant slalom. Oystein Braaten, a 22-year-old from Norway, captured the gold medal in ski slopestyle, far outdistancing American Gus Kenworthy, who came in last. And Norway also triumphed in the men's 4x10-kilometer relay 11

February 16, 2018 3:34 AM Winter Olympics: Austria's Matthias Mayer wins men's super G

Austria's Matthias Mayer produced a brilliant run to win the men's super G and claim his second Winter Olympics alpine skiing gold medal. Mayer, the downhill champion in Sochi in 2014, won in a time of one minute 24.44 seconds, with Beat Feuz of Switzerland second and defending champion Kjetil Jansrud of Norway third. Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal could 9

January 25, 2018 2:12 PM Innerhofer fastest in 1st practice for World Cup downhill

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) - Christof Innerhofer was fastest Thursday in the first training session for a downhill race. The Italian sped down the 3.3-kilometer Kandahar (2-mile) course in 1 minute, 56.09 seconds, edging teammate Matteo Marsaglia by 0.42 seconds. Aleksander Aamodt Kilde of Norway was third, 0.89 behind Innerhofer, ahead of Austrian 8

January 19, 2018 4:25 PM Lizzy Yarnold: Olympic champion misses out on medals in Konigssee

Lizzy Yarnold narrowly missed out on a medal as Jacqueline Lolling won gold at the final skeleton World Cup of the season in Konigssee, Germany. The 2014 Olympic champion was joint fifth after the first run but moved up a place in the second to finish 0.46 seconds behind home favourite Lolling. Germany's Tina Hermann was second with Austria's Janine 12

January 12, 2018 7:04 PM Yun wins again in World Cup skeleton ahead of home Olympics

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) - Sungbin Yun of South Korea confirmed his status as the favorite for the men's skeleton title at the Pyeongchang Olympics, setting a St. Moritz track record on Friday to win his fifth World Cup race this season. Yun clocked 1 minute 7.19 seconds for his second run, giving him a combined time 0.87 ahead of Germany's Axel Jungk 7