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Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitová eyes one more trophy in 2014

Fox Sports/AP |
6 November 2014

Tasked with leading the Czech Republic to victory in another home Fed Cup final this weekend, Petra Kvitová said the considerable pressure from compatriots is much less than what she puts on herself.

Berdych through to quarter-finals in Paris

Radio Prague |
31 October 2014

Czech tennis player Tomáš Berdcyh advanced to the quarter-final on Thursday at the BNP Paribas Open to stay in the running in a spot for November's ATP World Tour Finals.

UEFA fines Czech, Slovak soccer clubs over crowd disturbances

Bloomberg |
31 October 2014

European soccer governing body UEFA fined both clubs involved in crowd disturbances at an Oct. 23 match in Slovakia. Sparta Prague was fined 80,000 euros and ordered to play one UEFA competition home match behind closed doors, UEFA said in an e-mailed statement. The sanction is deferred for a two-year probation period.

Voráček provides two assists in third game in row to help Philadelphia beat LA

Radio Prague |
30 October 2014

Czech ice hockey player Jakub Voráček currently has the fourth highest points tally in the NHL after providing two assists in his third game in a row for Philadelphia Flyers, a 3:2 overtime win over Los Angeles.

Navrátilová: Berdych needs tougher coach

Radio Prague |
30 October 2014

The leading Czech men's tennis player Tomáš Berdych needs a tougher coach, says Martina Navrátilová. The Czech-born legend, who was world number one for seven years, told Czech Radio that Berdych was talented but could be higher up the world rankings than his current fifth place.

Germany, Czechs set rosters

ESPN |
30 October 2014

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will lead the Czech Republic and Angelique Kerber will play for Germany in next week's Fed Cup final.

UCI seeks ban of up to four years on Roman Kreuziger in fighting Czech decision to clear rider of doping charges

The Telegraph |
29 October 2014

Governing body's challenge leads Court of Arbitration for Sport to reopen case against cyclist who was suspended because of anomalies in his biological passport.

Football: both Czech sides eliminated from women's Champions League

Radio Prague |
17 October 2014

Sparta Prague drew 1:1 against Lithuania's Gintra Universitetas in the second leg of their group stage tie in UEFA's women Champions League in Prague on Wednesday night.

Czech car production up by 12.2% between January and September

Radio Prague |
16 October 2014

Car production in the Czech Republic grew annually by 12.2 percent in the first three quarters of the year, according to figures released by the country's Automotive Industry Association on Wednesday.

Vrba says he couldn't be happier after perfect Euro qualifiers start

Radio Prague |
15 October 2014

The Czech football manager Pavel Vrba says he couldn't be happier with the team’s start to its campaign to reach Euro 2016 after a 4:2 win over Kazakhstan made it three wins in three games.

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