Thursday, 23 February 2017
Sport | Champions Hockey League

Sparta Prague beat the Vaxjo Lakers 4-0 on home ice in the return game to win 6-1 on aggregate and advance to the CHL Final.

Sport | Champions Hockey League

After winning 2-1 in Sweden last week, Sparta Prague start the return game of the CHL Semi-Finals against the Vaxjo Lakers with a one-goal lead on aggregate.

Sport | Radio Prague

Tennis star Petra Kvitová, who suffered a hand injury when a man armed with a knife attacked her at her home in Prostějov in December, has told her fans she is on the road to recovery.

Sport | Champions Hockey League

A tight game in Vaxjo saw Sparta just edge the Lakers ahead of next week's return match in the Czech capital.

Sport | ABC Online

Czech Karolina Pliskova crushed Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 6-0, 6-3 to win the Brisbane International title on Saturday and signal her intent for this month's Australian Open.

Sport | Prague TV

The first match in the Czechoslovak national hockey league was played 80 years ago (January 3rd, 1937). The teams Vítkovice and Sparta Prague met on a natural ice rink in a sports pavilion in the Jožka Jabůrková Park in Ostrava-Vítkovice in the Moravia-Silesia region.

Sport | ČTK

Pavel Vrba, who coached the Czech national football team from January 2014 to June 2016, ended in the post of coach of the Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala after six months within the club's austerity measures, a source close to Vrba confirmed on Thursday.

Sport | Prague TV

The 31st annual New Year's Eve Derby (Silvestrovské derby) will take place Dec. 31, and be broadcast by Czech Television on its sports channel. The football match will see SK Slavia Praha face off against AC Sparta Praha on artificial turf at Prague's Eden Stadium.

Sports | ČTK

Czech Education, Youth and Sports Minister Kateřina Valachová (Social Democrats, ČSSD) said yesterday she will ask for CZK 7.5 billion to be earmarked for sports within the 2018 state budget, which would be a 25-percent increase compared with the sum projected for 2017.

Sports | ČTK

The Czech women's tennis team, which won the Fed Cup for the third time this year, received the 2016 best Czech tennis player award yesterday.

Sport | ČTK

Gabriela Koukalová won the World Biathlon Cup women's mass start event in Nové Město na Moravě yesterday, followed by the current cup leader, Laura Dahlmeier of Germany.

Sport | Prague TV

The Biathlon World Cup competition comes to Nové Město na Moravě in the Vysočina region on Dec. 15–18 with the main events on the weekend. Czech biathletes will be among those competing to reach the podium.

Sport | Champions Hockey League

Sparta Prague made history by becoming the first Czech team to advance to the CHL Semi-Finals after a 4-1 victory in front of a lively home crowd of 6,073 at O2 Arena to give them a three-goal victory on aggregate over SC Bern.

Sport | Prague TV

The Ďolíček stadium, used by football club Bohemians 1905, will remain in Prague's Vršovice district. There had been the possibility that the team would move and the land under the stadium would be developed.

Sport | ČTK

The best Czech women's tennis players, Karolina Pliskova (6th in WTA rankings) and Petra Kvitova have swapped coaches, and Kvitova will work together with Jiri Vanek and Pliskova with David Kotyza, Czech Fed Cup team spokesman Karel Tejkal confirmed to CTK on Thursday.