Monday, 17 June 2019
Sport | Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

The Czech Republic is the first European nation to host the Men's World Softball Championship which is taking place from June 13-23. The sport has been played in the country for decades thanks to the tireless efforts of one man, Aleš Hrabě.

Finance | Sport | Brno Daily

On Monday, the Czech government approved a proposal to increase its grant to the Brno MotoGP by CZK 16 million, taking its total contribution to CZK 55 million. The move follows CZK 10 million that was guaranteed by Brno City Council in April, and should put the event on a sustainable financial footing, for this year's event at least.

Sport | KFGO News

Marketa Vondrousova's quest to become the first Czech woman to win the French Open for 38 years fell just short but she is destined to win a Grand Slam title, according to 1981 Roland Garros champion Hana Mandlikova.

Business | Sport | BBC Sport

England's Euro 2020 qualifier against the Czech Republic being played on a Friday night in Prague "is a concern", says the Football Association's head of security Tony Conniford.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

The Prague Lions face a tough test this weekend at home against the Pardubice Stallions. The Stallions rank in the top half of the league and will bring a particularly dangerous passing attack to Prague on Saturday.

Sport | Tennis Magazine

The Czech 19-year-old used every slice and drop shot she could to keep her dream alive with a 7-6 (1), 7-5 victory.

Sport | Radio Prague

Siniaková knocked out of French Open; Vít Přindiš takes gold at European Canoe Slalom Championships; Mladá Boleslav secure a spot in the Europa League preliminary round; and Sparta Prague gets a new coach.

Sport | Sport 24

Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova raced into her first Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-0 thrashing of Latvian 12th seed Anastasija Sevastova.

Sport | American Football International

The Czech League of American Football enters the home stretch and the stats leaders pretty much reflect the league standings. Interestingly, the Prague Lions and Vysocina Gladiators dominate the receiving stats with two players each among the Top 5.

Life | Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

The Prague Lions continue their season this weekend at home against the Pilsen Patriots. Kids have free admission to the game and can participate in workshops.

Sport | Radio Prague

Football goalkeeper Petr Čech, who may well be the most famous Czech on the planet, will retire after a last appearance for Arsenal in the final of the Europa League on Wednesday.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

The World Championship in ice hockey continues today with quarter-final games. The Czech team will play Germany in Bratislava at 20:15. You can watch the game live at Žluté lázně beach resort.

Sport | ESPN/Reuters

Karolína Plíšková ended Johanna Konta's hopes of landing a first clay-court title with a 6-3, 6-4 victory in the Italian Open final in Rome on Sunday.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

Moroccan-Bahraini athlete El Mahjoub Dazza won the men's race in the 25th Volkswagen Prague Marathon, held on Sunday. Israeli athlete Lonah Chemtai Salpeter, set a new race record of 2:19:46, to comfortably win the women's race, finishing almost three minutes ahead of second placed Shitaye Eshete of Ethiopia.

Sport | Fox News

A striker for a Turkish soccer club died Monday from injuries he sustained during a bus crash after an away match, team officials announced.