Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Sport | Radio Prague

After lots of speculation, the goalkeeper for the Czech national soccer team, Petr Čech, found himself on the bench during Chelsea's first game of the new season on Monday, replaced by the young Belgian keeper Thibaut Courtois.

Sport | Radio Prague

Swimmer Petra Chocová has set a new Czech record in the women's 100m breaststroke. Chocová, who is 28, shaved 42 hundredths of a second off a record she herself set last year, finishing in a time of 1:07:66 in heats at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin on Tuesday.

Sport | The Guardian

Dani Pedrosa won the Czech Grand Prix at Brno on Sunday to end the winning streak of his team-mate and the defending world champion, Marc Márquez.

Sport | Radio Prague

Czech javelin-thrower Barbora Špotáková clinched the only medal which had still eluded her on Thursday- gold at the European Athletics Championships.

Sport | Radio Prague

Sparta Prague lost 2:0 to FC Malmö in the second leg of their Champions League third qualification round tie in Sweden on Wednesday night.

Sport | Radio Prague

Czech basketball player Jan Veselý is leaving the NBA after three seasons to join the Turkish club Fenerbahce. The move means there are now no Czech players in the NBA.

Sport | Radio Prague

Sparta Prague will have to play a Champions League game against Malmo on Wednesday without central defender Mario Holek, who has an ankle problem. However, midfielder Ladislav Krejčí has recovered from injury and travelled to Sweden with the squad for the second leg of the third qualifying round tie.

Sport | Radio Prague

The Czech cyclist Roman Kreuziger has been provisionally suspended for breaching anti-doping regulations based on his biological passport, the International Cycling Union has announced.

Sport | Radio Prague

After recently coming seventh in his debut Tour de France, the Czech cyclist Leopold König has attracted the interest of three teams from the sport's elite WorldTour, his manager Brian Smith said in an interview for cyclingnews.com.

Sport | Radio Prague

The disappearing foam spray used in football's World Cup in Brazil will also make its debut in Czech first and second division matches from September.

Sport | HC Sparta Praha

HC Sparta Prague has changed its logo. Established in December 1903, the most famous Czech club and bronze medalist in last year's Tipsport Extraliga will now wear replicas of its first-ever logo.

Sports | Radio Prague

The world football focus may be on Brazil and the culmination of the world cup, but Czech football has some persistent problems to tackle at home, in particular hooliganism.

Sports | Prague TV

In mid-July Prague's Synot Tip Arena will host the grand finale of the Czech League of American Football's 2014 season – the local version of the USA's Super Bowl.

Sports | Radio Prague

Petra Kvitová thanked her back up team and family which turned up to witness her triumph. She admitted in the post match interview that she had struggled after her first Wimbledon win in 2011 but hoped that after the second it would be easier. Kvitová should move up to fourth ranked women’s player in the world following the Wimbledon win.

Sports | Radio Prague

In football, Czech and Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Čech is being counted on by the London club for the upcoming season and longer term future. Čech's agent Viktor Kolář said a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain or Monoco is out of the question at the moment and the Czech keeper is part of Chelsea's long term plans.