Sunday, 9 August 2020

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Tennis stars to compete for all-Czech coronavirus charity tournament

Expats.cz |
15 May 2020

Petra Kvitová, Jiří Veselý, Barbora Strýcová and other stars from the world Czech tennis will take part in the ČTS President's Cup.

Top Czech football league to resume on May 23

Sport24/AFP |
14 May 2020

The Czech Republic's top football league will return to action on May 23 after being suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the country's League Football Association said.

Spending a month with Czech freeskier Daniel Hanka

Teton Gravity Research |
15 May 2020

Erwan Lier, a French engineer with a love for skiing, got time off work to travel to the Czech Republic and film with Czech freeskier Daniel Hanka. The two had never met before.

New English-language football camp kicks off in Prague this summer

Expats.cz |
12 May 2020

A unique new English-language summer camp and academy for kids is led by professional Czech footballers.

My favourite game: Netherlands v Czech Republic, Euro 2004

The Guardian |
1 May 2020

This group game in Aveiro was the match of the tournament, a relentless thriller symbolic of a free-flowing era.

Easing of sports restrictions welcomed by runners and Petra Kvitová

Radio Prague |
9 April 2020

Under an easing of some restrictions imposed in the Czech Republic over the Covid-19 epidemic, individual sports are now permitted outdoors once again, while runners no longer need to cover their faces except in crowded spots. This week's changes have been welcomed by many, including tennis star Petra Kvitová.

Czech Olympic Chief: When Tokyo Games do happen they will say world is back in business

Radio Prague |
27 March 2020

The 32nd Olympic Games, which had been set for Tokyo this July and August, have been put back by at least a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. What does the world's biggest sporting postponement to date mean for the Czech Republic's athletes? And how hard has it hit the Czech Olympic Committee's budget?

Dana Zátopková - Olympic gold winner and national sweetheart

Radio Prague |
24 March 2020

Dana Zátopková – one of the greatest Czech sportswomen of all time and a national sweetheart – died last Friday at the blessed age of 97.

Olympic champion Dana Zátopková dies aged 97

Brno Daily |
16 March 2020

Athlete Dana Zátopková passed away on March 13th. She had a successful javelin career, winning Olympic medals and European championships and breaking the javelin world record. She was also a decorated Czech citizen, a recipient of the Medal of Merit and the Olympic Order.

13 March 1950: When propaganda, a pub brawl put defending world hockey champs 'on ice'

Radio Prague |
13 March 2020

Czechoslovakia had arguably the best national ice hockey team in the world for years after the Second World War – despite the Communists side-lining a slew of "politically unreliable" star players on the road to building socialism.

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