Sunday, 29 March 2020
Life | Sport | Radio Prague

The 32nd Olympic Games, which had been set for Tokyo this July and August, have been put back by at least a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. What does the world's biggest sporting postponement to date mean for the Czech Republic's athletes? And how hard has it hit the Czech Olympic Committee's budget?

Life | Sport | Radio Prague

Dana Zátopková – one of the greatest Czech sportswomen of all time and a national sweetheart – died last Friday at the blessed age of 97.

National | Sport | Brno Daily

Athlete Dana Zátopková passed away on March 13th. She had a successful javelin career, winning Olympic medals and European championships and breaking the javelin world record. She was also a decorated Czech citizen, a recipient of the Medal of Merit and the Olympic Order.

Life | Sport | Radio Prague

Czechoslovakia had arguably the best national ice hockey team in the world for years after the Second World War – despite the Communists side-lining a slew of "politically unreliable" star players on the road to building socialism.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

Last year was the first for the Prague Raptors Children's Football Academy. We came starting day one and although neither of my boys showed much enthusiasm, the experience was great. No stress, no negativity and no pressure. This year's academy opens next Tuesday so bring your kids and have a great time!

Life | Sport | Insidethegames.biz

This week's International Biathlon Union (IBU) Wiorld Cup in Nové Město na Moravě in the Czech Republic has been closed to the public because of the coronavirus.

Life | Sport | Insidethegames.biz

The Czech Olympic Committee (COC) has launched a sustainability project called "As Sustainable as Possible" - or ASAP for short. The aim of the project is to improve sustainability by creating and implementing strategies or - where possible - improving existing ones.

Life | Sport | Insidethegames.biz

Japan were crowned winners of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Under-18 Men's Softball World Cup for the third time after beating Australia in the final. The Czech Republic earned a narrow 2-0 win over Argentina to complete the podium places at the tournament.

Life | Sport | CBC.ca

Fans of freestyle skiing can look forward to this weekend's World Cup big air event held in Deštné in Orlické mountains, starting with the women's event on Friday.

Life | Sport | Stuff.co.nz

Right-handed pitcher Jakub Osicka claimed 14 strikeouts in an historic Czech Republic 9-2 win over Canada as the European champions, who scored in every turn at bat, beat the eight-time medallists for the second time at junior level.

Sport | MiLB.com

Although becoming an umpire may not seem like the wildest possible dream for an American kid, it's certainly a reach when you grow up in the Czech Republic. In Židek's native Pilsen, there were no baseball fields, no hardball games to call.

Do it | Sport | Golf Course Architecture

A new golf course, designed by Jakub Cervenka of CZGDA, will open in May 2020 at Golf Resort Dobrouč in Czech Republic.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

You have a chance at participating in the great come back of the Prague Lions, who have ambitions to play on a pan-European level. Try-outs are open and anyone with a couple of legs and arms, ready to commit, work, learn and be a player can come out and see what talent the coaches see in them.

Sport | Radio Prague

There has been big news for Czech soccer this week, with international midfielder Tomáš Souček joining English Premier League side West Ham. The deal could be short-lived if the club get relegated – but otherwise the 24-year-old should become one of the most expensive Czech players of all time.

Sport | Brno Daily

The MotoGP returns to Brno from August 7th-9th, and "early bird" tickets are now available from Brno Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at discounts of 35%, until the end of January only.