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Prague to honor Olympians in Old Town Square

Prague TV |
22 February 2018

Prague is preparing for an official reception for the Czech competitors from the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and a public showing of the ice hockey final if the Czech team competes.

Ester Ledecká: Alpine icon from Prague's Old Town

Prague TV |
20 February 2018

Friends of Czech Olympic sensation Ester Ledecká say she lives in her own bubble. On Saturday morning she made Olympic history. In a brilliant race, she skied past her rivals in the women's Super G from one of the last starting positions. Using borrowed skis she ousted the Austrian defending champion Anna Veith by a hundredth of a second from the gold medal.

Canada, Sweden, Czech Republic join Russians in Olympic hockey quarterfinals

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty |
20 February 2018

Canada, Sweden, and the Czech Republic have joined the Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) in advancing to the quarterfinals of the men's ice hockey tournament in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Norwegian Pedersen wins Jizerská 50km skiing race

ČTK |
19 Feb 2018

Norwegian Pedersen and Johansson Norgren from Sweden won men's and women's categories of the 50th Jizerska padesatka 50km international Ski Classics cross-country skiing race in Bedrichov on Sunday.

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Czech clinch Group A with 4-1 vs. Switzerland

WFLA |
19 February 2018

The Czech Republic will finish top of Group A in the men's Pyeongchang Olympic hockey tournament after beating Switzerland 4-1.

Ledecká's shock win boosts Czech team confidence

Reuters |
19 February 2018

The Czech team are riding high and believe anything is possible after team mate Ester Ledecká stunned the skiing world to win the Olympic gold in super-G, Czech Alpine skier Filip Forejtek said on Sunday.

Michal Krčmář wins silver in Olympic biathlon sprint

Radio Prague |
12 February 2018

Czech Michal Krčmář won the country's second medal in the Winter Olympics with a second place in the biathlon sprint event on Sunday. Krčmář was just 4.4 seconds behind the winner, Germany's Arnd Peiffer.

Czech Republic wins Fed Cup tie against Switzerland 3:0

Radio Prague |
12 February 2018

The Czech Republic took an unbeatable 3:0 lead in the Fed Cup rubber against Switzerland. Petra Kvitová notched up her second singles win of the tie with a 6:2, 6:4 victory against Swiss player Belinda Bencic.

Flag-bearer Samková among Czech Olympic hopefuls

Radio Prague |
9 February 2018

The Czech flag at Friday's opening ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang will be carried by snowboarder Eva Samková, who took home gold four years ago and is again among the country's top medal hopefuls. But there are a number of other Czechs competitors well worth looking out for in South Korea.

Kejval joins International Olympic Committee

ČTK |
8 Feb 2018

Czech Olympic Committee (COV) chairman Jiří Kejval was elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Pyeongchang on Wednesday.

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