Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Sport

Footballer Pavel Nedvěd stamps mark on Czech coins

Radio Prague |
23 March 2017

Pavel Nedvěd, former Czech national football team captain and the best footballer of his generation, has appeared on a special set of coins, celebrating Czech football legends.

Arsenal's Čech voted Czech footballer of the year for record ninth time

ESPN |
21 March 2017

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech was voted the Czech Republic footballer of the year on Monday for a record ninth time. The 34-year-old Cech topped the poll of players, coaches, football federation officials, and journalists for 2016.

Softball is returning to Prague in the aid of charity

Prague TV |
17 March 2017

The first of this year's biannual event, in association with Prague.TV and Prague Monitor, will be the 38th match since the Heavy Hitters International Charity Softball Tournament began, nearly 20 years ago.

Extraliga playoffs crank up the heat on ice

Prague TV |
8 March 2017

Ice Hockey fans all over the country are preparing for some mouthwatering clashes between the Czech Republic’s top sides to determine the Extraliga champion.

Jakub Sládek: European baseball star

Prague TV |
2 March 2017

As the Czech Extraliga season get underway, Kotlářka Praha star player Jakub Sladek has more than just baseball on his mind.

Norwegian Pedersen, Czech Smutná win Jizerská 50km skiing race

ČTK |
20 Feb 2017

Norwegian Morten Eide Pedersen and Czech Kateřina Smutná in women's category won the 50th Jizerská padesátka 50km international Ski Classics cross-country skiing race in Bedřichov yesterday.

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Roger Federer heading to Prague to promote Laver Cup

Prague TV |
17 February 2017

The 18 time Grand Slam champion will be arriving in the capital on Monday to promote the Laver Cup and meet fans at Old Town Square. Federer will return to Prague again later in the year for the event, which will take place at the O2 arena on September 22 to 24.

Legendary Czech left wing Augusta dies at 70

The Japan Times |
17 February 2017

Czech ice hockey legend Josef Augusta, who won three world titles as a coach in 1999-2001, died at the age of 70 on Thursday, the Czech Ice Hockey Association said.

Hockey legend Jaromír Jágr turns 45

Radio Prague |
16 February 2017

When Jaromír Jágr began playing in the NHL at 18 with rock star hair (which later prompted the slogan Fear the mullet) back in 1990, few knew the talented player would still be playing more than a quarter of a century later.

Plzeň and Prague battle it out for Czech football superiority

Prague TV |
15 February 2017

The Czech football League returns this coming weekend (18.2.) from its winter break as Viktoria Plzeň continue to lead the pack in search of a third successive league title.

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