While the US and other countries are debating the potential value of a universal face mask rule in combating the spread of coronavirus, here in the Czech Republic that debate was settled weeks ago: it absolutely works!
Few cities can match Prague’s over-the-top romance, evocative Old World charm — or its tourist crowds. To escape the masses and experience more of the real Czech Republic, take a bus or train ride outside of the city to see some of the many worthwhile sights just beyond. My three favorites are a rich medieval town, a sobering concentration camp memorial, and a grand Czech castle. Kutna Hora, a beautifully preserved and down-to-earth town, is just a one-hour direct train ride from Prague. With a current population of just 20,000, it can hardly be categorized as a “second city” to Prague, but it was considered the second city of Bohemia in the 17th century. Kutna Hora sits on top of
A man has been mauled to death by one of the lions he kept in cages near his home in the Czech Republic. Michal Prasek’s body was found inside the animal’s homemade cage by his father, according to BBC, who told local media it had been locked from inside.
The Czechs will face Finland in the semifinals in Minsk on Saturday.
France has selected Roland Garros — the home of the French Open — as the venue for its Davis Cup semifinal series against the Czech Republic in September.
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.
Extreme high diver leaps off board like Superman.
The New Jersey Devils, unable to replace Ilya Kovalchuk’s speed or goal scoring ability, have taken a stab at replacing his star power by agreeing to a one-year contract with future Hall of Fame forward Jaromír Jágr.
Czech tennis player Barbora Záhlavová Strýcová was banned Thursday for six months for doping.
Tomáš Berdych won his second ATP title this year by rallying to beat top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the Stockholm Open final on Sunday.