Saturday, 21 October 2017

Sport

Kayaker Hilgertová ends professional career aged 49

ČTK |
20 Oct 2017

Czech kayaker Stepanka Hilgertova, a double Olympic winner in water slalom, ends her professional sport career at the age of 49 years, she has said in an interview with the Czech Olympic Committee's website.

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Qatar to take on Iceland and Czech Republic in November

Gulf Times |
19 October 2017

Qatar will feature in two international friendlies involving World Cup-bound Iceland and European powerhouse the Czech Republic, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) announced yesterday.

Ski track to be built near Hvězda

Prague TV |
18 October 2017

You won't have to leave Prague to go cross-country skiing this winter. An approximately 700-meter-long trail will be at Vypich in Prague 6, right near the Hvězda summer palace and close to tram lines.

Šonka ends Red Bull Air Race season in second

Prague TV |
16 October 2017

Czech pilot Martin Šonka ended the Red Bull Air Race World Championship season in second place, after finishing fourth in the final race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana on Oct. 15.

Šonka ready for final Red Bull Air Race

Prague TV |
13 October 2017

Czech pilot Martin Šonka is in the lead of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, going into the final race in Indianapolis on Oct. 14–15.

No Time To Lose wins Grand Pardubice steeplechase

ČTK |
9 Oct 2017

Eight-year-old bay horse No Time To Lose with Czech jockey Jan Kratochvíl won 127th Grand Pardubice steeplechase race on Sunday, overcoming Urgent de Gregaine with French jockey Felix de Giles in the last part of the course before the finish line.

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Jaromír Jágr gets NHL lifeline with Calgary Flames

Radio Prague |
6 October 2017

Czech ice hockey veteran Jaromír Jágr has just landed another NHL season, probably his last, with the Canadian Calgary Flames.

Jágr to play for Rytíři Kladno

Prague TV |
29 September 2017

Ice hockey legend Jaromír Jágr will be back playing for Rytíři Kladno, most likely on Saturday, Sept. 30. It will be the first time he has been on Czech ice since Jan. 8, 2013, at the end of the NHL lockout before going back to play for the Dallas Stars.

Team Europe wins Laver Cup

ČTK |
25 Sep 2017

The Team Europe won the first Laver Cup tennis tournament held in Prague, beating the Team World 15-9, after Swiss Roger Federer defeated Australian Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6 and 11-9 in super tie-break on Sunday.

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Inaugural tennis Laver Cup opens in Prague

ČTK |
22 Sep 2017

The 1st Laver Cup tennis team competition will open with Marin Cilic playing against Frances Tiafoe in Prague's 02 Arena at 13:00 on Friday, the Team Europe and Team World captains, Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, told journalists on Thursday.

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