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Top Czech football clubs given yellow card over stadium security

Radio Prague |
11 July 2014

The world football focus may be on Brazil and the culmination of the world cup, but Czech football has some persistent problems to tackle at home, in particular hooliganism.

The Czech Republic’s very own Super Bowl is upon us

Prague TV |
9 July 2014

In mid-July Prague's Synot Tip Arena will host the grand finale of the Czech League of American Football's 2014 season – the local version of the USA's Super Bowl.

Petra Kvitová hopes for easier adjustment after the Wimbledon win

Radio Prague |
7 July 2014

Petra Kvitová thanked her back up team and family which turned up to witness her triumph. She admitted in the post match interview that she had struggled after her first Wimbledon win in 2011 but hoped that after the second it would be easier. Kvitová should move up to fourth ranked women’s player in the world following the Wimbledon win.

It's Czech-mate as Kvitová beats compatriot Šafářová

The Irish Times |
4 July 2014

Petra Kvitova powered into her second Wimbledon final just two weeks after a hamstring injury cast doubt on her involvement. The 2011 champion saw off Czech compatriot Lucie Safarova in straight sets to reach her second grand slam final.

Petr Čech's agent says keeper's future is with Chelsea

Radio Prague |
4 July 2014

In football, Czech and Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Čech is being counted on by the London club for the upcoming season and longer term future. Čech's agent Viktor Kolář said a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain or Monoco is out of the question at the moment and the Czech keeper is part of Chelsea's long term plans.

Hired training partner beats his employer in Czech half marathon

Chestnut Hill Local |
3 July 2014

Pace Men stood tall atop the winner's podium, his funny name emblazoned on his running bib for the world to see, casting a long shadow over the great Wilson Kipsang who stood next to him in the runner's-up spot.

Czech ladies march on at Wimbledon with finalist guaranteed

Radio Prague |
3 July 2014

The Czech Republic has been having a Wimbledon to remember this year, at least as regards women's tennis. The country is guaranteed a representative in the final, as former tournament winner Petra Kvitová and Lucie Šafářová are set to face one another in the semis.

The Czech Republic's very own Super Bowl is upon us

By Helen Armitage | Prague Daily Monitor |
2 Jul 2014

In mid-July Prague's Synot Tip Arena will host the grand finale of the Czech League of American Football's 2014 season – the local version of the USA's Super Bowl.

All Czech semi-final set

Sportinglife.com |
2 July 2014

Lucie Šafářová moved into her first career grand slam semi-final with a 6-3 6-1 victory over Russian Ekaterina Makarova, and in the fading light of Tuesday evening Petra Kvitová joined her by seeing off compatriot Barbora Záhlavová Strýcová, whose giant-killing run came to an end on Centre Court.

Czech women continue Wimbledon onslaught

The New York Times |
1 July 2014

The top 10 women in the tennis rankings hail from 10 countries, which is why the surge of Czech players into the second week of Wimbledon is an unexpected curiosity.

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