Sunday, 16 June 2019

Sport

Czech softball's journey from communism to the world stage

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty |
14 June 2019

The Czech Republic is the first European nation to host the Men's World Softball Championship which is taking place from June 13-23. The sport has been played in the country for decades thanks to the tireless efforts of one man, Aleš Hrabě.

Government approves increase in funding for Brno MotoGP

Brno Daily |
12 June 2019

On Monday, the Czech government approved a proposal to increase its grant to the Brno MotoGP by CZK 16 million, taking its total contribution to CZK 55 million. The move follows CZK 10 million that was guaranteed by Brno City Council in April, and should put the event on a sustainable financial footing, for this year's event at least.

Nations League: England v Czech Republic in Prague on a Friday 'a concern' for FA

BBC Sport |
10 June 2019

England's Euro 2020 qualifier against the Czech Republic being played on a Friday night in Prague "is a concern", says the Football Association's head of security Tony Conniford.

Vondrousova will be new face of Czech tennis, says Mandlikova

KFGO News |
10 June 2019

Marketa Vondrousova's quest to become the first Czech woman to win the French Open for 38 years fell just short but she is destined to win a Grand Slam title, according to 1981 Roland Garros champion Hana Mandlikova.

Prague Lions play Pardubice Stallions

Prague Daily Monitor |
7 Jun 2019

The Prague Lions face a tough test this weekend at home against the Pardubice Stallions. The Stallions rank in the top half of the league and will bring a particularly dangerous passing attack to Prague on Saturday.

Vondroušová scores first win over Martić to reach semifinals in Paris

Tennis Magazine |
5 June 2019

The Czech 19-year-old used every slice and drop shot she could to keep her dream alive with a 7-6 (1), 7-5 victory.

Sports News

Radio Prague |
4 June 2019

Siniaková knocked out of French Open; Vít Přindiš takes gold at European Canoe Slalom Championships; Mladá Boleslav secure a spot in the Europa League preliminary round; and Sparta Prague gets a new coach.

Czech stats leaders dominated by two teams

American Football International |
3 June 2019

The Czech League of American Football enters the home stretch and the stats leaders pretty much reflect the league standings. Interestingly, the Prague Lions and Vysocina Gladiators dominate the receiving stats with two players each among the Top 5.

Czech teenager Vondrousova into French Open quarters

Sport 24 |
3 June 2019

Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova raced into her first Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-0 thrashing of Latvian 12th seed Anastasija Sevastova.

Kids' Day with the Prague Lions

By Micah Lembke | Prague Daily Monitor |
31 May 2019

The Prague Lions continue their season this weekend at home against the Pilsen Patriots. Kids have free admission to the game and can participate in workshops.

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