Friday, 16 August 2019

Sport

Czech teen at 14 is youngest kid on the block at Wimbledon

Yahoo Sports/AFP |
12 July 2019

Coco Gauff stunned Wimbledon with her run to the fourth round aged just 15, but the youngest player competing at the All England Club is her friend Linda Fruhvirtova -- who only recently turned 14.

American Football Czech Bowl!

By Micah Lembke | Prague Daily Monitor |
12 Jul 2019

The Prague Lions defeated the Vysočina Gladiators in the Paddock League Semifinal and earned a spot in Czech Bowl XXVI. Their opponent will be the Ostrava Steelers, who are making their third appearance in a row in the Czech Bowl.

Error-strewn Johanna Konta exits as Czech rival banks last-four spot

The Scotsman |
10 July 2019

To beat the best, you have to be at your 
best. And on Monday, Barbora Strýcová was and Johanna Konta wasn't. As a result, it is the 33-year-old Czech, who has spent most of this year thinking about retiring, who will face Serena Williams in semi-finals at Wimbledon.

NBA star Tomáš Satoranský becomes highest-paid Czech athlete

Expats.cz |
4 July 2019

Tomáš Satoranský may no longer be a Washington Wizard, but he's about to become the highest-paid athlete from the Czech Republic in professional sports.

Kvitova says 'arm is better' as Czech prepares for Wimbledon bid

Fox Sports |
1 July 2019

Petra Kvitová has confirmed she intends to play Wimbledon after suffering no ill-effects from practising at the All England Club.

Nedomanský becomes second Czech in the NHL Hall of Fame

Expats.cz |
27 June 2019

Václav Nedomanský, who fled communist Czechoslovakia in the mid-1970s to become a star forward for the Detroit Red Wings, was elected as part of a six-member class of 2019 inductees to the NHL Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

American footbal: Prague Lions last regular season game

By Micah Lembke | Prague Daily Monitor |
21 Jun 2019

The Prague Lions host their final regular season game of the year this Saturday against the Ústí nad Labem Blades. In addition to football, the Lions will have great food, cold beer, and coffee for their fans' enjoyment.

New agency to take over sports funding in Czech Republic

Radio Prague |
20 June 2019

A new National Sport Agency is due to be established in the Czech Republic taking over responsibilities for sports funding from the Ministry of Education. Its main aim is to create a new system of funding for Czech sport.

Czech softball's journey from communism to the world stage

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty |
14 June 2019

The Czech Republic is the first European nation to host the Men's World Softball Championship which is taking place from June 13-23. The sport has been played in the country for decades thanks to the tireless efforts of one man, Aleš Hrabě.

Government approves increase in funding for Brno MotoGP

Brno Daily |
12 June 2019

On Monday, the Czech government approved a proposal to increase its grant to the Brno MotoGP by CZK 16 million, taking its total contribution to CZK 55 million. The move follows CZK 10 million that was guaranteed by Brno City Council in April, and should put the event on a sustainable financial footing, for this year's event at least.

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