Wednesday, 3 June 2020
Life | Sport | The Sydney Morning Herald

World No.12 Petra Kvitova returned to court dressed for the French Open but was happy to triumph in the women's draw at an all-Czech tournament as the sports world slowly returns from the coronavirus shutdowns.

Life | Sport | GOAL.COM

The 17-year-old has already made 50 appearances for the Sparta Prague first team having previously turned down Arsenal and Bayern Munich.

Sport | Yahoo Sports/Reuters

Petra Kvitova easily advanced in an all-Czech tournament in Prague on Tuesday beating Barbora Krejcikova 7-6(3) 6-2. The tournament was televised, but played in front of mostly empty stands with just a handful of journalists, team members and VIP guests watching from chairs spaced apart to respect social-distancing measures.

Sport | Expats.cz

Petra Kvitová, Jiří Veselý, Barbora Strýcová and other stars from the world Czech tennis will take part in the ČTS President's Cup.

Life | Sport | Teton Gravity Research

Erwan Lier, a French engineer with a love for skiing, got time off work to travel to the Czech Republic and film with Czech freeskier Daniel Hanka. The two had never met before.

Sport | Sport24/AFP

The Czech Republic's top football league will return to action on May 23 after being suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the country's League Football Association said.

Sport | Expats.cz

A unique new English-language summer camp and academy for kids is led by professional Czech footballers.

Sport | The Guardian

This group game in Aveiro was the match of the tournament, a relentless thriller symbolic of a free-flowing era.

Sport | Radio Prague

Under an easing of some restrictions imposed in the Czech Republic over the Covid-19 epidemic, individual sports are now permitted outdoors once again, while runners no longer need to cover their faces except in crowded spots. This week's changes have been welcomed by many, including tennis star Petra Kvitová.

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.