Monday, 11 December 2017

Sport

Former tennis player Štěpánek becomes Djokovic's coach

ČTK |
1 Dec 2017

Czech retired tennis player Radek Štěpánek has joined the team of coaches of Serbian player Novak Djokovic winner of 12 Grand Slam singles titles, they both announced in a live broadcast on Instagram on Thursday.

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Skiing or snowboarding? Ester Ledecká chose both

The New York Times |
28 November 2017

Ester Ledecká is attempting to become the first athlete to compete in both skiing and snowboarding at the same Olympics.

Czechs show off Winter Olympic team outfits

Radio Prague |
22 November 2017

Three months ahead of the start of the winter Olympics in South Korea, the Czech Olympic team has revealed its official winter collection. The outfit in national colours, with white predominating, was created by the Czech firm Alpine Pro.

Wimbledon winner Jana Novotná dies

Prague TV |
21 November 2017

Czech tennis star Jana Novotná has passed away at age 49 due to illness. She was one of the world's top-ranked players in the 1990s and a three-time Olympic medal winner. She retired in 1999.

Tennis star Štěpánek calls time on glittering court career

Radio Prague |
16 November 2017

One of the legends of Czech sport, tennis player Radek Štěpánek, has finally announced that he is hanging up his tennis racket as a competitive player. But other roles in the game could still be beckoning for the two times Davis Cup winner.

Špotáková wins Czech Athlete of the Year award

ČTK |
13 Nov 2017

Female javelin thrower Barbora Spotakova, 36, the current world champion, won the Czech Athletics Federation's Czech Athlete of the Year poll on Saturday, and with the ninth title, she has become the most successful athlete in the poll's history.

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Czech runner seventh in New York Marathon

Radio Prague |
7 November 2017

Czech runner Eva Vrabcová Nývltová placed seventh in the New York Marathon coming in at 2:29:41.

Prague hosts meeting of ANOC

ČTK |
2 Nov 2017

President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, athletes from all over the world and some 1300 guests from 205 countries attend the XXII General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) that started in Prague's Hilton Hotel on Wednesday.

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Koukalová may pull out of Olympics due to injury

ČTK |
27 Oct 2017

Czech biathlete Gabriela Koukalová may not be able to take part in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics next February due to calf muscle injury, she told Czech Radio on Thursday.

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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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