Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

At the top of the homestretch, seven horses cleared the final barrier within a few lengths of each other. Each had a chance to win the 128th running of the Velká Pardubická. Only one would.

Life | Sport | Radio Prague

The Czech Republic has a long tradition of horse racing and the most celebrated race of all is the Great Pardubice, or Velká pardubická. The only woman to ever win the race is Lata Brandisová, and she won way back in 1937. Her remarkable story is the subject of a book, currently being written by the British journalist, Richard Askwith.

Sport | Brno Daily

The 128th edition of Velká Pardubická steeplechase is taking place at the racecourse in Pardubice on Sunday as the highlight of an eight-race card.

Sport | Prague TV

Mark Smith spent an evening watching the Prague Raptors train and discuss how Prague's newest amateur football team are finding life in the 9th tier of Czech football.

Sport | Tri-City Herald/AP

Jaroslav Silhavy has been named coach of the Czech Republic national team. Silhavy replaces Karel Jarolim, who was fired last week after a 5-1 loss to Russia in an international friendly.

Sport | Prague TV

Czech pilot Martin Šonka won his third race in a row in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, on Sept. 16, following victories in Budapest and Kazan.

Sport | Prague TV

The 26th season of the ice hockey Extraliga starts Sept. 14. It is also the 81st season for top-level domestic competition. The season will run until April.

Sport | Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

The coach of the Czech Republic's soccer team is departing in the wake of a 5-1 defeat by Russia.

Sport | Prague TV

Czech pilot Martin Šonka won the gold medal for freestyle at the European Aerobatics Championship held in Jindřichův Hradec.

Sport | Prague TV

The Prague Raptors men's team have started the season with a bang after winning their first two league matches without conceding a goal.

Sport | Radio Prague

Karolína Plíšková has reached the fourth round at tennis's US Open for the third time in succession. The Czech player overcame Ashleigh Barty of Australia 6-4 6-4 to set up a clash with local favourite Serena Williams, who has 23 Grand Slams titles to her name.

Sport | Radio Prague

Czech football fans are in for a treat with the news that Viktoria Plzeň are set to welcome one of the world's biggest clubs, Real Madrid, in the Champions League.

Business | Sport | Radio Prague

The Czech speed skater Karolína Erbanová has made the surprise announcement that she has quit the sport at the age of 25. She told journalists she would no longer tolerate the behaviour of national team trainer Petr Novák, whose approach she described as manipulative, humiliating and aggressive.

Sport | Prague TV

The fifth edition of the D+D Real Czech Masters golf tournament at the Albatross Golf Resort just outside of Prague came to an end Aug. 26 with an upset win by Italian player Andrea Pavan.

Business | Sport | Radio Prague

The Czech high jumper Jaroslav Bába has announced his retirement, a week before his 34th birthday. Bába's greatest success came with a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004, when he was just 19.