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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.

Barbora Špotáková seen as prime Czech hope for Rio Olympics medal

Radio Prague |
8 August 2016

The Olympic games started in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro on Friday with Czech hopes high that they can at least equal the medal tally from the last games in London four years ago. Many Czech hopes are focused on javelin thrower Barbora Špotáková and whether she can make it three Olympics golds in a row.

Judoka Krpálek is Czech flag bearer at Olympic ceremony

ČTK |
4 Aug 2016

Judo fighter Lukáš Krpálek, 25, will carry the Czech flag during the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games on Friday, the Czech Olympic Committee (COV) announced yesterday.

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The Czech Super Bowl

TOL |
2 August 2016

The popularity of “American” football in the lands of Bohemia and Moravia has been growing as local talent and foreign imports team up for the love of the game.

Racer Kreuziger joins Orica-BikeExchange

ČTK |
2 Aug 2016

Czech cycling champion Roman Kreuziger will join the Australian Orica-BikeExchange road race cycling team in the new season as he signed a two-year contract with it yesterday.

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