Thursday, 19 January 2017

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Šonka wins gold and silver at EAC

Prague TV |
29 August 2016

Czech aerobatic pilot Martin Šonka scored a big success at the 20th FAI European Aerobatic Championship (EAC) in Moravská Třebová. He earned gold and silver medals, the best showing for a Czech pilot since 1985.

Kulhavý takes mountain bike cross country silver at close Olympics

Radio Prague |
22 August 2016

The Czech Republic's Jaroslav Kulhavý took silver in the mountain bike cross country race on the final day of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Former goalkeeper Bříza buys Sparta Prague ice hockey club

ČTK |
22 Aug 2016

The Sportovni holding Praha group sold the Sparta Praha ice hockey club to Petr Briza, Sparta' board chairman and former goalkeeper, the club has written on its website.

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Golden Krpálek wins Czech's first Olympic judo medal

Yahoo Sports/AFP |
12 August 2016

Lukáš Krpálek claimed the Czech Republic's first ever Olympic judo medal by winning gold in the under-100kg division in Rio on Thursday.

Czech competitors court success, but there's mixed news away from the Olympic stadium

Radio Prague |
11 August 2016

There's mixed Olympics sports news away from the stadium for Czech competitors. But on the courts, things have been going well for Czech women in both the singles and doubles competitions.

Sáblíková's hopes of competing in Rio dashed

Radio Prague |
10 August 2016

Czech speed-skater Martina Sablíkova will not be able to compete in the Olympic women's road time trial on Wednesday. Her appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) was definitively rejected on Tuesday.

Kotlářka Praha to face Draci Brno again in baseball finals

Prague TV |
9 August 2016

The Extraliga baseball final will see the same match up for the fourth time in a row: Kotlářka Praha versus Draci Brno. The two teams will meet in a best-of-five series and the first two games of the finals will be Aug. 13 and 14 at Kotlářka's home stadium, Markéta.

Wimbledon winner Ivanisevic to coach Berdych

ČTK |
9 Aug 2016

Goran Ivanisevic of Croatia will be the new coach of the world's 8th tennis player, Czech Tomas Berdych, and he will coach him at the Cincinnati tennis tournament in mid-August for the first time, Berdych has written on Facebook.

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Olympics: Tennis player Kvitová through to third round

Radio Prague |
9 August 2016

Petra Kvitová has made it to the third round at the Olympic Games in Rio, defeating Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets.

Venus and Serena Williams crash out in first round as Czechs post huge upset

The Guardian |
8 August 2016

Three-time doubles gold medalists Serena and Venus Williams lost an Olympic match as partners for the first time, stunned in the opening round of the Rio de Janeiro Games by the Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-4.

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