Monday, 20 November 2017

Sport

Tennis star Štěpánek calls time on glittering court career

Radio Prague |
16 November 2017

One of the legends of Czech sport, tennis player Radek Štěpánek, has finally announced that he is hanging up his tennis racket as a competitive player. But other roles in the game could still be beckoning for the two times Davis Cup winner.

Špotáková wins Czech Athlete of the Year award

ČTK |
13 Nov 2017

Female javelin thrower Barbora Spotakova, 36, the current world champion, won the Czech Athletics Federation's Czech Athlete of the Year poll on Saturday, and with the ninth title, she has become the most successful athlete in the poll's history.

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Czech runner seventh in New York Marathon

Radio Prague |
7 November 2017

Czech runner Eva Vrabcová Nývltová placed seventh in the New York Marathon coming in at 2:29:41.

Prague hosts meeting of ANOC

ČTK |
2 Nov 2017

President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, athletes from all over the world and some 1300 guests from 205 countries attend the XXII General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) that started in Prague's Hilton Hotel on Wednesday.

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Koukalová may pull out of Olympics due to injury

ČTK |
27 Oct 2017

Czech biathlete Gabriela Koukalová may not be able to take part in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics next February due to calf muscle injury, she told Czech Radio on Thursday.

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Kayaker Hilgertová ends professional career aged 49

ČTK |
20 Oct 2017

Czech kayaker Stepanka Hilgertova, a double Olympic winner in water slalom, ends her professional sport career at the age of 49 years, she has said in an interview with the Czech Olympic Committee's website.

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Qatar to take on Iceland and Czech Republic in November

Gulf Times |
19 October 2017

Qatar will feature in two international friendlies involving World Cup-bound Iceland and European powerhouse the Czech Republic, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) announced yesterday.

Ski track to be built near Hvězda

Prague TV |
18 October 2017

You won't have to leave Prague to go cross-country skiing this winter. An approximately 700-meter-long trail will be at Vypich in Prague 6, right near the Hvězda summer palace and close to tram lines.

Šonka ends Red Bull Air Race season in second

Prague TV |
16 October 2017

Czech pilot Martin Šonka ended the Red Bull Air Race World Championship season in second place, after finishing fourth in the final race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana on Oct. 15.

Šonka ready for final Red Bull Air Race

Prague TV |
13 October 2017

Czech pilot Martin Šonka is in the lead of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, going into the final race in Indianapolis on Oct. 14–15.

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