Monday, 13 July 2020

Sport

Adam Ondra on going for Olympic gold

Radio Prague |
7 November 2019

Professional rock climber Adam Ondra spoke to Prague Radio a few weeks ahead of an Olympics qualifier in France about his love for the sport, attitude to training, and trepidation about, pardon the pun, getting up to "speed" in that third discipline.

Bara Votikova: The YouTube sensation taking on Arsenal in Europe

BBC News |
31 October 2019

Having accumulated 76.2m views and climbing on her YouTube channel, Bara Votikova is a vlogger extraordinaire. She is also a goalkeeper and is set to face Arsenal in the Women's Champions League on Thursday.

Czech kickboxer wins gold in Sarajevo

ROMEA.CZ |
30 October 2019

Romani community member Václav Sivák won gold in the Kickboxing Senior World Championships held over the weekend in Sarajevo.

What we learned from FC Barcelona's Champions League win over Slavia Prague

Forbes |
24 October 2019

Prevailing out of a thrilling encounter in the Czech capital, FC Barcelona beat Slavia Prague by two goals to one and headed to the top of Group F on Tuesday afternoon. Here's what we learned from the tie.

England women to face Czech Republic in international friendly in November

BBC News |
23 October 2019

England's women will travel to the Czech Republic for an international friendly three days after the sell-out fixture against Germany at Wembley. The match in Ceske Budejovice on 12 November will be the Lionesses' final game of 2019.

Messi to play against Prague for the first time ever as FC Barcelona takes on Slavia Praha

Expats.cz |
23 October 2019

One of the world's top football icons will visit the Czech capital for just the second time today in a Champions League match.

Interview with kickboxer Terezka Cvingerová

UniMedia |
18 October 2019

Kickboxer Terezka Cvingerová made headlines when she won gold and bronze medals at the first-ever European Universities Combat Championships in Zagreb. The second year student at the Faculty of Physical Education talks about the sport, physiotherapy and her secret weapon: her left kick.

Czech soccer goalie Petr Cech makes his English hockey debut

Raw Charge |
15 October 2019

Soccer goalkeeper Petr Cech made his NIHL 2 professional hockey debut with the Guildford Phoenix at the ripe age of 37-years-old on Sunday. He won the game in the shootout.

Czech Republic stuns England 2-1 in 2020 European Cup qualifier

Expats.cz |
14 October 2019

The Czech national football team handed England a surprise 2-1 loss in a qualifier match for the group A 2020 European Cup on Friday. The loss was England's first in qualifying play in 10 years and 44 matches, and a shock to an estimated 10,000 English football fans visiting Prague to see the game. Before the game, England's fans were involved in violent clashes with police in Prague, throwing bottles towards officers in riot gear and receiving stun grenades in return.

Europe's first ever live football commentary and other unforgettable Czech sporting moments

Radio Prague |
16 October 2019

Sport has always played a big role in Czech life. At the time of the national revival in the 19th century, the Sokol gymnastics movement was founded on the idea that a healthy body was a recipe not only for a healthy mind, but also for a civilised nation.

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