Saturday, 16 December 2017

Sport

Jaromír Jágr seeks new club after being dropped by Florida Panthers

Radio Prague |
4 July 2017

Czech ice hockey legend Jaromír Jágr's contract with the Florida Panthers has not been renewed ahead of the new season, meaning he must find a new club. The Panthers announced that the club regretted that it was seeking a new direction which did not include the 45 year old Czech.

Martin Šonka comes in fourth in Budapest

Prague TV |
4 July 2017

The fourth event of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Budapest eventually ended in disappointment for Czech pilot Martin Šonka. He made his way to the final four with the fastest time of all, but a penalty kept him from the podium.

Czechs win two white water World Cup races in Prague

ČTK |
19 Jun 2017

These are the results of the World Cup in white water canoeing in Prague Sunday.

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Mužík back on Kotlářka's roster

Prague TV |
14 June 2017

Catcher and infielder Martin Mužík is back in the Czech Republic, and he hopes to get Prague baseball team Kotlářka back on track to get into this year's playoffs. Kotlářka lost last year to Draci Brno after reaching the finals.

Gambrinus drops top football sponsorship to safeguard reputation

SBS/Reuters |
12 June 2017

A leading Czech brewery dropped its sponsorship of the country's national team and top-flight competition on Friday, citing reputation risks from the sport's corruption scandals.

Bolt to run 100 metres at Czech Golden Spike meet again

ČTK |
7 Jun 2017

Outstanding Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, 30, will take part in the forthcoming Golden Spike meet in Ostrava for the ninth time and he will run the 100 metre race, the organisers told reporters yesterday.

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Two Czech pilots win at red Bull Air Race

Prague TV |
5 June 2017

Two Czech pilots were on the winner's podium after the June 3–4 Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Chiba City, Japan.

Painless hand is biggest victory, Czech tennis player Kvitová says

ČTK |
5 Jun 2017

Czech two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitová, 27, who played two matches at French Open after she underwent an operation on her playing left hand in December, said at a press conference Friday the fact that the hand did not hurt even when she fully used it is her biggest victory.

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Petra Kvitová makes emotional return to tennis with French Open win

Radio Prague |
30 May 2017

Czech tennis star Petra Kvitová has made an emotional return to professional tennis, five months after sustaining a potentially career-ending hand injury, with a decisive first round victory in the French Open.

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.

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