Friday, 23 October 2020

Sport

Kvitova advances to French Open semis

Reuters |
8 October 2020

Czech seventh seed Petra Kvitova put in a powerful display to breeze past unseeded German Laura Siegemund 6-3 6-3 on Wednesday to reach her second semi-final at the French Open after a gap of eight years.

Defending champion Pliskova into Italian Open final

RTL Today/AFP |
21 September 2020

Defending champion Karolina Pliskova eased into the final of the WTA Italian Open on Sunday to set up a meeting with top seed Simona Halep of Romania. Pliskova, the second seed, beat fellow Czech Marketa Vondrousova 6-2, 6-4 in the semi-finals of the final warm-up tournament on clay before the French Open. World number two Halep is seeking her first Rome title after finishing runner-up in 2017 and 2018.

Czech squad staff member tests positive for Covid-19

Reuters |
3 September 2020

A member of the Czech Republic national team staff has tested positive for Covid-19, two days before a Nations League match away to Slovakia, the country's football association said on Wednesday.

Czech top league scraps relegation due to coronavirus

Reuters |
24 July 2020

No team will be relegated from the Czech football top league as the competition was left unfinished after one player tested positive for the new coronavirus, officials said on Thursday.

West Ham Women sign Czech Republic forward

BBC Sport |
17 July 2020

West Ham United Women have signed Katerina Svitkova from Slavia Prague. Czech Republic international forward Svitkova has been capped 31 times by her country at senior level.

Youth leagues: Play American football in Prague

Prague Daily Monitor |
13 Jul 2020

The Prague Lions want you! Are you interested in playing American football or are your children interested in playing American football? The Lions are recruiting for their four youth teams: Under 21, Under 18, Under 15 and Under 12.

Calling female football players: Join the Prague Raptors!

Prague Daily Monitor |
30 Jun 2020

The Prague Raptors are looking for female football talent to grow their successful program. So if you want to play, or if you are looking to support a great program, a franchise with an open attitude, determined to bring equality and an end to discrimination, the Prague Raptors are here for you.

American football's Prague Lions vs. the Invisible Beast

Prague Daily Monitor |
23 Jun 2020

As COVID19 brought the world to a close, the Lions lost their 2020 season, as well as the many opportunities that went along with it. But they keep on fighting this Invisible Beast and you can support them.

Czech league fines club for fans' racist abuse of player

Yahoo Sports/AP |
19 June 2020

The Czech soccer league on Thursday fined a club CZK 120,000 after its fans racially abused an opposing player during a game. The incident occurred Sunday during the game between Olomouc and Plzen.

David Pastrnak named Czech Player of the Year

CBS Boston |
12 June 2020

David Pastrnak is just 24 years old. Yet the Bruins forward is already establishing himself as one of the best Czech hockey players of all time. Pastrnak earned The Golden Hockey Stick as the best Czech player in the 2019-20 season on Thursday, according to BostonBruins.com.

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