Saturday, 19 August 2017

Sport

Slavia wins league championship

Prague TV |
29 May 2017

Slavia Prague is the champion of the Czech First League for the first time in eight years, and for the fourth time since Czechoslovakia broke up. The victory was quite a turn around from the situation a few years ago, when the team faced severe financial difficulties in the fall of 2010 and had to cut key players and staff.

Kvitová wants to play Wimbledon after hand injury

ČTK |
24 May 2017

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová is striving for playing Wimbledon, which she won in 2011 and 2014, after the serious hand injury she suffered last December, and she will decide on her start in French Open at the very last moment, her spokesman Karel Tejkal told ČTK yesterday.

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Zlín wins Czech football Cup, advances to Europa League

ČTK |
18 May 2017

Zlín won the Czech Football Cup for a second time in history, beating Opava 1-0 in the final on Wednesday, and it advances to the Europa League.

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Ethiopian Abraha, Kenyan Aiabey win Prague Marathon

ČTK |
9 May 2017

Gebretsadik Abraha from Ethiopia won the Prague Marathon international event today, clocking in 2:08:47, and the women's contest was won by Valary Aiyabey from Kenya in a track record 2:21:57.

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Kotlářka Praha vs Technika Brno

Prague TV |
5 May 2017

Your next chance to see Prague's baseball team Kotlářka Praha in action is May 6 with a double header against Technika Brno. The first game starts at 1pm at Kotlářka's home stadium Markéta.

Czech soccer rocked by arrest of FA chief on corruption allegations

Radio Prague |
5 May 2017

The head of the Czech Football Association, Miroslav Pelta, has been questioned by police after he and a number of other people were arrested over corruption allegations. Czech soccer is often in the news for the wrong reasons – but is this its biggest scandal yet?

Kotlářka Praha baseball starts with two wins at home ground Markéta

Prague TV |
2 May 2017

Kotlářka Praha southpaw, Jan Novák, was dominant over nine innings of shutout baseball, striking out 14 batters, walking three, and not allowing a single hit as the hometown heroes, Kotlářka Praha, toppled the extraliga newcomers, Olympia Blansko, 4-0 in the first game of the double header.

Czech Republic’s František Rajtoral found dead at home

The Guardian |
25 April 2017

The president of the Turkish side Gaziantepspor has confirmed reports that the Czech Republic international František Rajtoral killed himself at his home over the weekend, with the chief medical officer of international players’ union warning more needs to be done to combat mental illness among current professionals.

Kometa Brno ends long wait to win ice hockey championship title

Radio Prague |
21 April 2017

After a long wait, the home ice hockey team of the Czech Republic's second city, Brno, has just landed the top domestic league title. There were celebrations on the home ice and in the city.

LN: Drug case may affect top Czech football

ČTK |
20 Apr 2017

The drug trafficking trial, which opened on Tuesday and which seems to involve two football players who played several matches with the national team, may affect top Czech football financially as well as socially, Lidové noviny reported.

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