Sunday, 19 January 2020

Sport

Canada come from behind to earn 18th world junior men's ice hockey title

Insidethegames.biz |
6 January 2020

Canada claimed its 18th International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship title in the Czech Republic on Sunday with a dramatic 4-3 win over Russia in front of a sell-out 8,693 crowd at the Ostravar Aréna.

Canada dominates Czech Republic in New Year's Eve bashing at world juniors

Toronto Star |
2 January 2020

The Canadians scored four goals with the man advantage in a dominant first period Tuesday, beating the Czech Republic 7-2 to finish first in Group B and setting up a date with Slovakia in the quarterfinals.

World juniors roundup: Czechs stun Russia to delight home crowd in tournament opener

CBC.ca |
27 December 2019

Jan Jenik had a goal and an assist as the host Czech Republic opened the world junior hockey championship with a 4-3 win over Russia on Thursday.

420 Canadian hockey fans take chartered train to Ostrava: "The World Junior Express"

By Paul Lysek | Prague Daily Monitor |
27 Dec 2019

On December 26th, some 420 Canadian hockey fans gathered at Nadrazi Holesovice train station to travel to Ostrava for the World Juniors Hockey Championship. PDM's Paul Lysek spoke to some of the participants about the unique experience.

Ostrava and Třinec host the World Junior Hockey Championship

Prague Daily Monitor |
23 Dec 2019

The Moravia-Silesia cities of Ostrava and Třinec will be hosting 10 national junior hockey teams for the World Junior Hockey Championship starting this Thursday, December 26th.

Gustav Frištenský - The legendary Czech strongman with a heart of gold

Radio Prague |
25 November 2019

There is a Czech saying which goes "silný jako Frištenský", or to be "as strong as Frištenský". The trained butcher turned Greco-Roman wrestler became a legend in his country and his name remains embedded in popular memory and is also connected to streets, statues, gyms and even beer.

I'm happy I opened door for other European players, says new Hall of Fame inductee Václav Nedomanský

Radio Prague |
20 November 2019

Retired forward Václav Nedomanský has become the second Czech to be inducted into ice hockey's Hall of Fame. A member of the Czechoslovak world championship winning team in 1972, was the first player from behind the Iron Curtain to defect and play in the NHL. Nedomanský joins goaltender Dominik Hašek, who is the only other Czech to receive this accolade.

Czech football off to the Euro

Prague Daily Monitor |
15 Nov 2019

The Czechs booked their places at next year's European Championship by beating Kosovo 2:1 yesterday. It will be the seventh qualifier in a row for the Czechs.

Czech tennis player Berdych ends career

The Straits Times/DPA |
14 November 2019

Former world number four Tomas Berdych has retired from tennis and will make an official announcement at the ATP Finals in London on Saturday, his father has said.

2020-21 NHL season to open in Prague as Boston Bruins take on Nashville Predators

Expats.cz |
12 November 2019

Boston Bruins and Czech hockey stars David Pastrňák and David Krejčí will kick off their NHL season in the Czech Republic next autumn.

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