Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Sport

Inaugural tennis Laver Cup opens in Prague

ČTK |
22 Sep 2017

The 1st Laver Cup tennis team competition will open with Marin Cilic playing against Frances Tiafoe in Prague's 02 Arena at 13:00 on Friday, the Team Europe and Team World captains, Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, told journalists on Thursday.

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Federer arrives in Prague ahead of first Laver Cup

Radio Prague |
20 September 2017

The most successful tennis player in professional tennis and winner of a record 19 grand slams Roger Federer is in Prague, with the days counting down ahead of the first-ever Laver Cup.

Šonka third at Lausitz

Prague TV |
18 September 2017

Czech pilot Martin Šonka finished third at the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Lausitz, Germany, but he maintained his four-point lead in the overall standings. Just one race remains in the eight-race season to decide the championship.

Eight-time winner Váňa not to join Grand Pardubice steeplechase

ČTK |
18 Sep 2017

Popular Czech jockey Josef Vana, 64, a record eight-time winner of the Grand Pardubice steeplechase, will not take part in the prestigious race on October 8 due to persisting hip troubles, he has announced but said he does not plan to end his career.

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Footbike enthusiast wins European Championship

ČTK |
15 Sep 2017

Matyas Olsar, 18, is a Czech nascent footbike star racer who won the European Footbike Championship's nine-kilometre uphill race in Salzburg at the end of August, the daily Pravo wrote on Thursday.

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Czech Olympic winner in pentathlon Svoboda ends career

ČTK |
15 Sep 2017

David Svoboda, Czech Olympic winner in modern pentathlon, will end his sports career now, at the age of 32 years, he has announced.

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First Laver cup to be at O2 Arena

Prague TV |
15 September 2017

Europe and the World will compete for the Laver Cup at Prague's O2 Arena on Sept. 22 to 24. The competition will pit a team of six European players against six players from the rest of the world.

Rosický nets first Czech league goal in 17 years

Radio Prague |
12 September 2017

Sparta took most of the headlines at the weekend thanks to a fairytale moment for midfielder Tomáš Rosický, with the former Czech international captain scoring on his first start for his boyhood club since his return last year.

Insider Doubles: Czech quartet books US Open semifinal

WTA Tennis |
8 September 2017

WTA Doubles World No.1 Lucie Safarova won a three-set thriller on Arthur Ashe Stadium with fellow Olympic bronze medalist Barbora Strycova, and will take on countrywomen Katerina Siniakova and Lucie Hradecka for a spot in the final.

FIFA investigating Germany fans' chant during qualifier in Czech Republic

ESPN |
8 September 2017

FIFA has opened a disciplinary case against the German football federation after fans chanted Nazi slogans during a World Cup qualifying game in the Czech Republic.

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