Friday, 21 September 2018

Sport

Jaroslav Silhavy named new Czech Republic coach

Tri-City Herald/AP |
19 September 2018

Jaroslav Silhavy has been named coach of the Czech Republic national team. Silhavy replaces Karel Jarolim, who was fired last week after a 5-1 loss to Russia in an international friendly.

Šonka takes lead in Red Bull Air Race

Prague TV |
17 September 2018

Czech pilot Martin Šonka won his third race in a row in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, on Sept. 16, following victories in Budapest and Kazan.

Czech Extraliga hockey season starting

Prague TV |
14 September 2018

The 26th season of the ice hockey Extraliga starts Sept. 14. It is also the 81st season for top-level domestic competition. The season will run until April.

Czech Republic soccer coach out after 5-1 loss to Russia

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty |
13 September 2018

The coach of the Czech Republic's soccer team is departing in the wake of a 5-1 defeat by Russia.

Šonka wins European aerobatics freestyle

Prague TV |
11 September 2018

Czech pilot Martin Šonka won the gold medal for freestyle at the European Aerobatics Championship held in Jindřichův Hradec.

Prague Raptors win opening two matches

Prague TV |
7 September 2018

The Prague Raptors men's team have started the season with a bang after winning their first two league matches without conceding a goal.

Plíšková, Siniaková and Krejčíková reach fourth round at US Open

Radio Prague |
4 September 2018

Karolína Plíšková has reached the fourth round at tennis's US Open for the third time in succession. The Czech player overcame Ashleigh Barty of Australia 6-4 6-4 to set up a clash with local favourite Serena Williams, who has 23 Grand Slams titles to her name.

Excitement as Plzeň draw mighty Real in Champions League

Radio Prague |
3 September 2018

Czech football fans are in for a treat with the news that Viktoria Plzeň are set to welcome one of the world's biggest clubs, Real Madrid, in the Champions League.

Olympic high jump medallist Bába retires at 33

Radio Prague |
28 August 2018

The Czech high jumper Jaroslav Bába has announced his retirement, a week before his 34th birthday. Bába's greatest success came with a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004, when he was just 19.

Speed skater Erbanová blames coach over shock retirement at 25

Radio Prague |
28 August 2018

The Czech speed skater Karolína Erbanová has made the surprise announcement that she has quit the sport at the age of 25. She told journalists she would no longer tolerate the behaviour of national team trainer Petr Novák, whose approach she described as manipulative, humiliating and aggressive.

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