Austria – Sports
Due to the mountainous and cold climate of Austria, winter sports such as alpine skiing, ice hockey, and snowboarding are very popular. The excellent conditions for these winter sports are one of the reasons that many tourists visit Austria. Austrian teams have won numerous awards and titles in alpine skiing and ski jumping. The winter Olympics have been held twice in the Austrian city of Innsbruck. Other, warm weather sports are also popular in Austria. The most common are Association Football, Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, and Rugby.