Thursday, 19 July 2018

Sport

Jágr: Czechs among favourites for ice hockey gold in Pyeongchang

Radio Prague |
8 February 2018

Jaromír Jágr was one of the stars of the Czech squad that took ice hockey gold at the Nagano Olympics, which began 20 years ago on Wednesday. The veteran forward says the absence of NHL players increases Czech chances of repeating the famous victory of 1998.

Jamaican Olympic bobsleigh team races in suits by Czech designer

ČTK |
6 Feb 2018

The Jamaican bobsleigh team will compete at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang in race suits designed by Czech Zuzana Bahulová who designed clothes for athletes taking participating in Summer Olympics before.

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Jágr discusses plans

Radio Prague |
2 February 2018

Jaromír Jágr has made his first public appearance since news of his return to his hometown club Kladno sparked a wave of Jágrmania in the Czech Republic.

Hnilička named gov't sports commissioner

ČTK |
1 Feb 2018

The former Czech ice-hockey goalkeeper and a member of the Chamber of Deputies, Milan Hnilicka (ANO), a gold medalist from the 1998 Nagano Olympics, became the government commissioner for sports, Hnilicka told journalists on Wednesday.

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Jágr arrives in Prague, signs contract with Kladno

ČTK |
1 Feb 2018

Jaromir Jagr, 45, Czech ice-hockey forward and the second most productive player in the history of the NHL, arrived from Calgary in the Czech Republic and signed a contract with the First League club Rytiri Kladno on Wednesday.

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Strongest Czech team to face Swiss in Fed Cup 1st round

ČTK |
31 Jan 2018

The strongest possible Czech team, Karolina Pliskova, Barbora Strycova, Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova, will appear in the Fed Cup 1st round battle to be held in Prague next week, in which their rivals will be the Swiss.

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Brno Cricket Club brings an international pastime to Moravia

Brno Daily |
29 January 2018

With its emphasis on sportsmanship, cricket is a true celebration of internationalism, diversity, and tolerance. This is also a belief held by Brno Cricket Club (BCC), who have been working tirelessly to promote the sport in South Moravia.

Sparta buys Stanciu from Anderlecht for 4.6 million euros

ČTK |
24 Jan 2018

The football club Sparta Praha bought Romanian midfielder Nicolae Stanciu from Anderlecht for EUR 4.6 million, according to ČTK's information, which makes Stanciu the most expensive player in the history of the top Czech league.

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Špotáková expecting second baby

ČTK |
19 Jan 2018

Javelin champion Barbora Špotáková will not take part in competitions this season because she is pregnant and her second child is expected to be born in the summer.

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Czechs nominate 89 athletes to Korean Olympics, four may be added

ČTK |
19 Jan 2018

The Czech Olympic Committee (COV) nominated 85 winter athletes for the forthcoming South Korean Olympic Games on Thursday, but still four more athletes may be added to the Czech team.

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