A record surge of new coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic in September has been followed by a record number of virus patients being hospitalized, putting the nation’s health care system under serious pressure for the first time in the pandemic.
Former Czech Republic defender Tomas Repka has been handed another nine-month jail sentence. The latest verdict comes less than two weeks after he was convicted of fraud on Feb. 7 and sentenced to 15 months in prison.
It’s a cherished countryside tradition dating back to the 13th century. And, in a hard-drinking nation reeling from a deadly wave of alcohol poisoning, it’s now the only source of legal liquor.
The Czech House in Islington received a gold medal in AP agency’s ” eclectic and unscientific” guide to Olympic houses and pavilions.
Thousands of people packed a central square in Prague on Sunday to honor the memory of the three Czech hockey players who died in a plane crash that killed a total of 43 and wiped out a leading club in the top Russian league.
Two figures who helped shape the Soviet collapse — former Czech president Václav Havel and former Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze — are watching the Arab drama with excitement and nostalgia, but warn Cairo 2011 may not be Berlin 1989.
Authorities say that life-sized cardboards of female police officers in miniskirts placed alongside roads have managed to slow down speeding drivers in several central Czech towns.
Juggling school and basketball has been a bit difficult for Maya Moore over the past few weeks. She’s playing for Team USA. And she’s in another country.
Vendula Frintová became the first Czech woman to win an ITU World Cup event when she held off Japan’s Tomoko Sakimoto and Britain’s Liz Blatchford for victory on Sunday in the Mooloolaba Triathlon.
The Czech Republic has edged Switzerland to win the Nations Team Event at the World Cup finals.