Thursday, 24 April 2014
Sports | ČTK

The Czech Football Association (FACR) has definitively given up its effort to make Prague one of the hosts of Euro 2020, after the city refused to guarantee the organisation of the football championship.

Sports | Prague TV

The annual meet-and-greet with the players of HC SParta Praha after the end of the hockey season will take place in Tipsport Arena on Wednesday, 23 April, at 17:00.

Sports | ČTK

The cabinet will not financially back the Czech Football Association's (FACR) effort to host part of the football Euro 2020, and the City of Prague hesitates in this respect, while the FACR is hastily preparing the application that it wants to submit this week, Lidové noviny (LN) has reported.

Sports | ČTK

The present success of the Prague-based Lev Praha ice hockey club in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) may help change the image of the KHL that tries to expand and be a European rather than Russian league, Hospodářské noviny reports.

Sports | 10sBalls

Petra Kvitová will lead Czech Republic's bid to reach the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final for the third time in four years.

Sports | ČTK

Tennis player Petra Kvitová, number six of WTA rankings, will lead the Czech team, including also Lucie Šafářová (26th in WTA), Klára Koukalová (31st) and Andrea Hlaváčková (12th in doubles rankings), in the Fed Cup semifinal against Italy, the team captain Petr Pala confirmed yesterday.

Sports | USA Today

Lukáš Rosol and Jiří Veselý won their reverse singles on Sunday as the Czech Republic completed a 5-0 sweep of Japan in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.

Sports | Radio Prague

In tennis, the Czech Republic's weakened Davis Cup team has been given a boost with news that Japan's number one player, Kei Nishikori, has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming quarterfinal tie due to a groin injury.

Sports | ČTK

The Czech Football Association will continue preparing Euro Cup 2020 candidacy even though the government has not provided it a guarantee for the construction of a stadium for 30,000 people.

Sports | ČTK

Czech Football Association (FACR) president Miroslav Pelta would like to discuss legislative measures to prevent undesirable persons from entering stadiums with clubs and the Interior Ministry, he has said in reaction to incidents during a Baník-Sparta League match on Saturday.

Sports | SBS/AAP

A violent clash between soccer fans and police in the Czech republic has prompted a call for tougher rules to tackle football hooliganism.

Sports | Prague Wandering

After two miserable attempts at chasing a large granite stone that ended in painful collisions with the ice, I realized that curling is a very serious endeavor that looks deceptively goofy from afar.

Sports | The State

The Czech football federation says it is scheduled to host the United States in an international friendly in Prague on Sept. 3 as a warmup for 2016 European Championship qualifying.

Sports | Cape Breton Post/AP

Veteran Czech centre Petr Nedvěd has retired from ice hockey, a month after playing in the Sochi Olympics.

Sports | Prague Daily Monitor

Sparta Praha look set for the title, while Dukla and Slavia aim high