Friday, 14 June 2019

Sport

"He's in the all-time Czech top three": Petr Čech prepares to call time on singularly successful career

Radio Prague |
29 May 2019

Football goalkeeper Petr Čech, who may well be the most famous Czech on the planet, will retire after a last appearance for Arsenal in the final of the Europa League on Wednesday.

Come to the beach to watch ice hockey

Prague Daily Monitor |
23 May 2019

The World Championship in ice hockey continues today with quarter-final games. The Czech team will play Germany in Bratislava at 20:15. You can watch the game live at Žluté lázně beach resort.

Plíšková powers past Johanna Konta to take Rome title

ESPN/Reuters |
20 May 2019

Karolína Plíšková ended Johanna Konta's hopes of landing a first clay-court title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory in the Italian Open final in Rome on Sunday.

Dazza and Salpeter win Prague Marathon

Prague Daily Monitor |
6 May 2019

Moroccan-Bahraini athlete El Mahjoub Dazza won the men's race in the 25th Volkswagen Prague Marathon, held on Sunday. Israeli athlete Lonah Chemtai Salpeter, set a new race record of 2:19:46, to comfortably win the women's race, finishing almost three minutes ahead of second placed Shitaye Eshete of Ethiopia.

Czech soccer player Josef Šural dies in crash after two bus drivers fall asleep

Fox News |
30 April 2019

A striker for a Turkish soccer club died Monday from injuries he sustained during a bus crash after an away match, team officials announced.

Czech paralympian swimmer breaks European record

Sportskeeda |
12 April 2019

On April 6, a new record was set in the 50-meter backstroke during the 1st meet of The Czech-Slovak Cup 2019 series. Czech swimmer Arnost Petracek became a new European-record holder.

Czech boxing champ Stanislav Tišer on fighting the good fight

Radio Prague |
11 April 2019

Stanislav Tišer, a former Czechoslovak bantamweight champion boxer now in his early sixties, has been running a Prague boxing club for over 25 years. Thousands of young people – many with troubled backgrounds – have found much need support, discipline and direction under his wings.

Czech duo wins 2019 VAKE snowkiting marathon

Surfer Today |
5 April 2019

Honza Simek and Miroslav Schutz claimed the 2019 Long Distance Kiting WISSA World Championship, Finnmark, Norway. The Czech duo named Navrhuju Sníst Psy was the only team to complete the challenge under ten hours.

Kotlářka Baseball Opening Day

Prague TV |
29 March 2019

The 2019 season kicks off on Saturday March 30th, as Kotlářka takes on their city rival Tempo Titans in a doubleheader with the first game scheduled at noon.

How Czechoslovakia's 'moral victory' on ice triggered the Hockey Riots, onset of 'Normalisation'

Radio Prague |
29 March 2019

Yesterday marked exactly 50 years since the Czechoslovak national ice hockey team beat the Soviets in the world championships for a second time, setting off a series of celebrations – which soon turned into protests, at times violent, against the ongoing Warsaw Pact occupation. Though a moral victory, in a sense it proved a Pyrrhic one.

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