Monday, 15 October 2018


Faltejsek rallies Tzigane Du Berlais to Velká victory

By Bruno Zalubil | Prague Daily Monitor |
15 Oct 2018

At the top of the homestretch, seven horses cleared the final barrier within a few lengths of each other. Each had a chance to win the 128th running of the Velká Pardubická. Only one would.

Lata Brandisová: the woman who won Europe's toughest steeplechase

Radio Prague |
15 October 2018

The Czech Republic has a long tradition of horse racing and the most celebrated race of all is the Great Pardubice, or Velká pardubická. The only woman to ever win the race is Lata Brandisová, and she won way back in 1937. Her remarkable story is the subject of a book, currently being written by the British journalist, Richard Askwith.

Time for "the big one": Velká pardubická

Brno Daily |
10 October 2018

The 128th edition of Velká Pardubická steeplechase is taking place at the racecourse in Pardubice on Sunday as the highlight of an eight-race card.

The Prague Raptors: A family club with a high press

Prague TV |
1 October 2018

Mark Smith spent an evening watching the Prague Raptors train and discuss how Prague's newest amateur football team are finding life in the 9th tier of Czech football.

Jaroslav Silhavy named new Czech Republic coach

Tri-City Herald/AP |
19 September 2018

Jaroslav Silhavy has been named coach of the Czech Republic national team. Silhavy replaces Karel Jarolim, who was fired last week after a 5-1 loss to Russia in an international friendly.

Šonka takes lead in Red Bull Air Race

Prague TV |
17 September 2018

Czech pilot Martin Šonka won his third race in a row in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, on Sept. 16, following victories in Budapest and Kazan.

Czech Extraliga hockey season starting

Prague TV |
14 September 2018

The 26th season of the ice hockey Extraliga starts Sept. 14. It is also the 81st season for top-level domestic competition. The season will run until April.

Czech Republic soccer coach out after 5-1 loss to Russia

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty |
13 September 2018

The coach of the Czech Republic's soccer team is departing in the wake of a 5-1 defeat by Russia.

Šonka wins European aerobatics freestyle

Prague TV |
11 September 2018

Czech pilot Martin Šonka won the gold medal for freestyle at the European Aerobatics Championship held in Jindřichův Hradec.

Prague Raptors win opening two matches

Prague TV |
7 September 2018

The Prague Raptors men's team have started the season with a bang after winning their first two league matches without conceding a goal.

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