Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Sport

Satoranský, Czechs reach quarterfinals of FIBA World Cup

NBC Sports |
10 September 2019

Another day, another impressive performance from the Bulls' new point guard. Tomáš Satoranský was at it again in the FIBA World Cup on Monday, finishing with 13 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists in the Czech Republic's 84-77 loss to Greece.

Czech Republic stun the Netherlands at European Baseball Championship

Insidethegames.biz |
9 September 2019

Defending champions The Netherlands fell to a shock defeat against the Czech Republic on day two of the European Baseball Championship in Germany.

Inside Barça's Champions League opponents, Part III: Slavia Prague

FC Barcelona |
9 September 2019

After analysing Borussia Dortmund and Internazionale, it's time to take a look at Slavia Prague, the current Czech Republic league champions and the dark horses of a group that boasts nine European Cup wins.

Kosovo sweep past Czechs with late goal in Euro qualifier

Eurosport/Reuters |
9 September 2019

Kosovo's Mergim Vojvoda struck a second-half goal to secure a 2-1 comeback win over Czech Republic in their Euro 2020 Group A qualifier on Saturday and extend their unbeaten run to 15 games.

Lukas Krpalek gains heavyweight gold at Judo World Championships

Euronews |
2 September 2019

Olympic Champion Lukas Krpalek secured a heavyweight title for the Czech Republic at the Tokyo World Judo Championships. Krpalek will now head towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics wearing both the Olympic and World Champion titles on his shoulders.

Long-term vision seen as helping Slavia reach Champions League for only second time

Radio Prague |
30 August 2019

Slavia Prague have qualified for the Champions League for only the second time ever and the first time in 12 years. But how have Slavia put themselves in a position to take on some of the biggest clubs in world football?

Rocking the Ice: CU student Alžběta Baudyšová on curling in the Czech Republic

UniMedia |
29 August 2019

The Czech Women's Curling team ranks 10th in the world rankings and last year finished sixth in the World Championship. The Faculty of Sciences' Alžběta Baudyšová is totally focussed on getting the best results in a cool sport referred to as "Chess on Ice".

Third seed Pliskova battles into US Open second round

Times of India/AFP |
27 August 2019

Czech third seed Karolina Pliskova overcame compatriot and qualifier Tereza Martincova in two tie-breaks in her opening match at the US Open on Monday.

Czech Republic grabs 2020 Fed Cup Finals wild card

Tennis World USA |
27 August 2019

The first edition of the Fed Cup Finals will take place in Budapest between April 14-19 2020, with 12 countries fighting for the prestigious title at the Laszlo Papp Budapest Sports Aren on an indoor clay court. The Czech Republic team received the wild card that allows them to skip the Qualifiers round next February.

Olympic star Ledecká receives highest sports award in Czech Republic

Insidethegames.biz |
22 August 2019

Double Olympic gold medallist Ester Ledecká has received the Czech Republic's highest sports award for her history-making performance at last year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

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