Saturday, 24 February 2018


Lukáš Krpálek: The Czech heavyweight with the toughest task in sport

23 February 2018

The Czech Republic's first ever Olympic judo champion was already plotting his next move before he'd removed the gold medal from around his neck.

Czechs edge USA to advance to Olympic hockey semi-finals

Radio Prague |
22 February 2018

Twenty years since Nagano, the Czech hockey team has again edged the United States in the men's quarterfinal at the Winter Olympics. At these games, it was a close affair, with the match coming down to a penalty shootout.

Prague to honor Olympians in Old Town Square

Prague TV |
22 February 2018

Prague is preparing for an official reception for the Czech competitors from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and a public showing of the ice hockey final if the Czech team competes.

Ester Ledecká: Alpine icon from Prague's Old Town

Prague TV |
20 February 2018

Friends of Czech Olympic sensation Ester Ledecká say she lives in her own bubble. On Saturday morning she made Olympic history. In a brilliant race, she skied past her rivals in the women's Super G from one of the last starting positions. Using borrowed skis she ousted the Austrian defending champion Anna Veith by a hundredth of a second from the gold medal.

Canada, Sweden, Czech Republic join Russians in Olympic hockey quarterfinals

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty |
20 February 2018

Canada, Sweden, and the Czech Republic have joined the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) in advancing to the quarterfinals of the men's ice hockey tournament in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Norwegian Pedersen wins Jizerská 50km skiing race

19 Feb 2018

Norwegian Pedersen and Johansson Norgren from Sweden won men's and women's categories of the 50th Jizerska padesatka 50km international Ski Classics cross-country skiing race in Bedrichov on Sunday.

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Czech clinch Group A with 4-1 vs. Switzerland

19 February 2018

The Czech Republic will finish top of Group A in the men's Pyeongchang Olympic hockey tournament after beating Switzerland 4-1.

Ledecká's shock win boosts Czech team confidence

Reuters |
19 February 2018

The Czech team are riding high and believe anything is possible after team mate Ester Ledecká stunned the skiing world to win the Olympic gold in super-G, Czech Alpine skier Filip Forejtek said on Sunday.

Michal Krčmář wins silver in Olympic biathlon sprint

Radio Prague |
12 February 2018

Czech Michal Krčmář won the country's second medal in the Winter Olympics with a second place in the biathlon sprint event on Sunday. Krčmář was just 4.4 seconds behind the winner, Germany's Arnd Peiffer.

Czech Republic wins Fed Cup tie against Switzerland 3:0

Radio Prague |
12 February 2018

The Czech Republic took an unbeatable 3:0 lead in the Fed Cup rubber against Switzerland. Petra Kvitová notched up her second singles win of the tie with a 6:2, 6:4 victory against Swiss player Belinda Bencic.

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