Monday, 13 July 2020

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Kosovo sweep past Czechs with late goal in Euro qualifier

Eurosport/Reuters |
9 September 2019

Kosovo's Mergim Vojvoda struck a second-half goal to secure a 2-1 comeback win over Czech Republic in their Euro 2020 Group A qualifier on Saturday and extend their unbeaten run to 15 games.

Lukas Krpalek gains heavyweight gold at Judo World Championships

Euronews |
2 September 2019

Olympic Champion Lukas Krpalek secured a heavyweight title for the Czech Republic at the Tokyo World Judo Championships. Krpalek will now head towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics wearing both the Olympic and World Champion titles on his shoulders.

Long-term vision seen as helping Slavia reach Champions League for only second time

Radio Prague |
30 August 2019

Slavia Prague have qualified for the Champions League for only the second time ever and the first time in 12 years. But how have Slavia put themselves in a position to take on some of the biggest clubs in world football?

Rocking the Ice: CU student Alžběta Baudyšová on curling in the Czech Republic

UniMedia |
29 August 2019

The Czech Women's Curling team ranks 10th in the world rankings and last year finished sixth in the World Championship. The Faculty of Sciences' Alžběta Baudyšová is totally focussed on getting the best results in a cool sport referred to as "Chess on Ice".

Third seed Pliskova battles into US Open second round

Times of India/AFP |
27 August 2019

Czech third seed Karolina Pliskova overcame compatriot and qualifier Tereza Martincova in two tie-breaks in her opening match at the US Open on Monday.

Czech Republic grabs 2020 Fed Cup Finals wild card

Tennis World USA |
27 August 2019

The first edition of the Fed Cup Finals will take place in Budapest between April 14-19 2020, with 12 countries fighting for the prestigious title at the Laszlo Papp Budapest Sports Aren on an indoor clay court. The Czech Republic team received the wild card that allows them to skip the Qualifiers round next February.

Olympic star Ledecká receives highest sports award in Czech Republic

Insidethegames.biz |
22 August 2019

Double Olympic gold medallist Ester Ledecká has received the Czech Republic's highest sports award for her history-making performance at last year's Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang.

Adam Ondra wins Lead Climbing World Championships 2019

Climber News |
16 August 2019

After a hard competition that saw him not topping any of the Bouldering problems in finals – Adam Ondra has proven he is the world's best lead climber. In Finals Adam Ondra of the Czech Republic managed to get one hold further than anyone else – taking Gold in the IFSC Lead Climbing World Championships.

Arrows Ostrava, Eagles Prague meet in Czech baseball finals

Mister Baseball |
16 August 2019

The Arrows Ostrava and the Eagles Prague will meet in the Czech Baseball Finals this year. Defending Czech Extraleague champion Arrows finished in first place of the playoff round with a 16-4 record. The best-of-5 series starts on Friday evening in Ostrava.

Czech Republic to face Serbia and Poland in historic double header

Love Rugby League |
16 August 2019

An historic double header will take place in Vrchlabi, Czech Republic on Saturday, August 24. A full international Test match will take place between Czech Republic and Serbia, which will be preceded by their Under-18s facing Poland Under-20s in a first-ever encounter between the nations.

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