Sporting week in Vienna

Here is a brief overview of the sporting week in Vienna


Rapid Wien are playing Innsbruck on the 6th March, which after a quick look at the table, should be and easier game than the game against Red Bull Salzburg was.   Here is the Rapid Wien schedule

Austria Wien are playing Grödig on the 8th March which looks to be a good game as both are fighting for the 2nd spot in the league.  Here is the Austria Wien schedule

First Vienna FC will be playing Cashpoint SCR Altach on the 7th March and there is no need to look at the table, every game has been hard for them this season.  Here is the First Vienna FC schedule


Vienna Capitals will be playing in the quarter finals of the playoffs on the 7th March against a yet to be determined opponent, why not go and support them in their new arena. Here are the ticket prices for the game

American Football

The Raiffeisen Vikings are not in action this week, their next game is on the 23rd March against the Swarco Raiders.  Watching an American Football game is something everyone should experience at least once.  Get Tickets here

Baseball and Softball

Though it might not be this week, it is worth mentioning that Vienna will once again play hosts to the EU Baseball Championship in 2015, full news is available here

With spring in the air, the softball season will be starting very soon, so watch this space.

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Sporting Week in Vienna

Here is a quick update overview about what is going on in the sporting world in Vienna/Austria

After the big football derby game today between Rapid Wien and Austria Wien, which ended 3-1 to Rapid, both teams are going to be in action again

  • FK Austria will be playing SC Wiener Neustadt 15.02 Kick off at 19:00
  • SK Rapid Wien will be playing Admira Wacker 16.02 Kick off at 17:00

Then there is always the Sochi 2014 games where a number of Austrians are taking part, you can follow all the action on either ORF or Laola1

The Austrian Ice Hockey team are in Group B and this week will be playing three games, facing off against:

  • Finland 13.02 Face off at 09:00
  • Canada 14.02 Face off at 18:00
  • Norway 16.02 Face off at 09:00

Sticking with the Ice theme remember that we are now in peak outdoor ice skating time in the city with the Eistraum in Rathausplatz, Eislaufverein, and Engelmann

While all this is going on, individuals throughout Austria keep training for the Vienna City Marathon which is a little over 8 weeks away on the 13th April.

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