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Berdych loses to Wawrinka in his opening game at ATP World Tour

Radio Prague |
11 November 2014

Stanislas Wawrinka beat Tomáš Berdych 6-1,6-1 in his opening game at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London on Monday.

Javelin champion Barbora Špotáková elected Athlete of the Year

Radio Prague |
10 November 2014

Czech javelin champion Barbora Špotáková has been elected Athlete of the Year for the seventh time in her career. Another representative of the same discipline, javelin thrower Vítěslav Veselý came second and 400m runner Pavel Maslák came third.

Kvitová seals Fed Cup title for Czech Republic

Reuters |
10 November 2014

World number four Petra Kvitová sealed the Fed Cup title for the Czech Republic by beating Angelique Kerber 7-6 4-6 6-4 to give her country an unbeatable 3-0 lead over Germany in the final on Sunday.

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.

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