Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Sport | Prague TV

Slavia Prague is the champion of the Czech First League for the first time in eight years, and for the fourth time since Czechoslovakia broke up. The victory was quite a turn around from the situation a few years ago, when the team faced severe financial difficulties in the fall of 2010 and had to cut key players and staff.

Sport | ČTK

Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová is striving for playing Wimbledon, which she won in 2011 and 2014, after the serious hand injury she suffered last December, and she will decide on her start in French Open at the very last moment, her spokesman Karel Tejkal told ČTK yesterday.

Sport | ČTK

Zlín won the Czech Football Cup for a second time in history, beating Opava 1-0 in the final on Wednesday, and it advances to the Europa League.

Sport | ČTK

Gebretsadik Abraha from Ethiopia won the Prague Marathon international event today, clocking in 2:08:47, and the women's contest was won by Valary Aiyabey from Kenya in a track record 2:21:57.

Sport | Radio Prague

The head of the Czech Football Association, Miroslav Pelta, has been questioned by police after he and a number of other people were arrested over corruption allegations. Czech soccer is often in the news for the wrong reasons – but is this its biggest scandal yet?

Sport | Prague TV

Your next chance to see Prague's baseball team Kotlářka Praha in action is May 6 with a double header against Technika Brno. The first game starts at 1pm at Kotlářka's home stadium Markéta.

Sport | Prague TV

Kotlářka Praha southpaw, Jan Novák, was dominant over nine innings of shutout baseball, striking out 14 batters, walking three, and not allowing a single hit as the hometown heroes, Kotlářka Praha, toppled the extraliga newcomers, Olympia Blansko, 4-0 in the first game of the double header.

Sport | The Guardian

The president of the Turkish side Gaziantepspor has confirmed reports that the Czech Republic international František Rajtoral killed himself at his home over the weekend, with the chief medical officer of international players’ union warning more needs to be done to combat mental illness among current professionals.

Sport | Radio Prague

After a long wait, the home ice hockey team of the Czech Republic's second city, Brno, has just landed the top domestic league title. There were celebrations on the home ice and in the city.

Sport | ČTK

The drug trafficking trial, which opened on Tuesday and which seems to involve two football players who played several matches with the national team, may affect top Czech football financially as well as socially, Lidové noviny reported.

Sport | Telegraph.co.uk

Czech 17-year-old Marketa Vondrousova won her first WTA Tour title on Sunday, beating Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-4, 7-6 in the Biel Ladies Open final.

Sport | SkySports.com

Spilkova fired a flawless final-round 66 on the Blue Course at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam to edge out the vastly-experienced Suzann Pettersen and become the first player from the Czech Republic to win an LET title.

Sport | Sport24

Defending champions the Czech Republic on Wednesday named a reserve team to compete in the Fed Cup semi-finals against the United States after their top stars decided to skip the tie.

Sport | Prague TV

Female tennis stars will be coming to Prague for the J&T Banka Prague Open, which will take place May 1–6 at TK Sparta Praha in Stromovka in Prague 7.

Sport | Radio Prague

Visitors to Prague's main Olšanské cemetery were treated to a somewhat strange sight last Saturday as Glasgow Celtic and Prague Slavia football fans congregated at one specific grave to the tune of a mournful bagpipe.