Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Sport

Sparta Prague close gap on league leaders after home win

Radio Prague |
21 November 2016

In football, Sparta|Prague closed the gap on the leaders of the top Czech league after a 3:0 win at home against |Karviná on Sunday.

Špotáková wins Czech Athlete of the Year title again

ČTK |
14 Nov 2016

Javelin thrower Barbora Spotakova, the bronze medallist from the Rio Olympics, won the Czech Athlete of the Year contest for the record eighth time on Saturday, winning 1,685 points in the poll, followed by pole vault jumper Jan Kudlicka (1,433) and 400-metre runner Pavel Maslak (1,222).

Copyright 2015 by the Czech News Agency (ČTK). All rights reserved.
Copying, dissemination or other publication of this article or parts thereof without the prior written consent of ČTK is expressly forbidden. The Prague Daily Monitor is not responsible for its content.

Fed Cup 2016: Czech Republic beat France to claim a third consecutive title

BBC Sport |
14 November 2016

The Czech Republic won the Fed Cup for the third time in as many years with a 3-2 victory over France in Strasbourg.

Petr Čech included in Guinness Book of Record

Radio Prague |
13 October 2016

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Čech has been included in the Guinness Book of Records 2017 for the most clean sheets ever in the Premier League.

Kvitová, Plísková in Czech Fed Cup team to fight France

ČTK |
13 Oct 2016

Czech double Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitová along with Karolína Plíšková, Barbora Strýcová and Lucie Hradecká have been nominated for the Fed Cup tennis tournament's final against France, the women' tennis team captain, Petr Pala, told reporters yesterday.

Copyright 2015 by the Czech News Agency (ČTK). All rights reserved.
Copying, dissemination or other publication of this article or parts thereof without the prior written consent of ČTK is expressly forbidden. The Prague Daily Monitor is not responsible for its content.

Czech athlete Zátopková successfully recovering from leg surgery

ČTK |
12 Oct 2016

Czech javellin Olympic winner Dana Zátopková, 94, who underwent femoral neck fracture surgery in September, has been recovering, is in a good psychical condition and she moved alone around her hospital bed leaning on a walking frame yesterday, Karel Engel, who looks after her, has said.

Copyright 2015 by the Czech News Agency (ČTK). All rights reserved.
Copying, dissemination or other publication of this article or parts thereof without the prior written consent of ČTK is expressly forbidden. The Prague Daily Monitor is not responsible for its content.

Czech Grand National makes its European cousins look like a stroll in the park

The Telegraph |
6 October 2016

If the first Sunday in October means Europe's richest horse race, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, then on the second Sunday our attention moves roughly 600 miles east to its most bonkers, the Velk Pardubicka, the Czech Grand National.

Kvitová overpowers Cibulková to win Wuhan Open

Huron Daily Tribune |
3 October 2016

Petra Kvitová overpowered Dominika Cibulková 6-1, 6-1 Saturday to win the Wuhan Open for her first title of the year.

Czechs to return from Rio Paralympics with seven medals

Radio Prague |
19 September 2016

Archers David Drahonínský and Šárka Musilová came second in a mixed event on Saturday as the competition drew to a close to take the Czechs' final, silver medal.

Petra Kvitová’s medical records leaked by Russian hackers

Radio Prague |
16 September 2016

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová is among the athletes whose confidential medical files have been leaked by a group of Russian hackers.

Syndicate content