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Czech Davis Cup squad given boost before Tokyo tie

Radio Prague |
3 April 2014

In tennis, the Czech Republic's weakened Davis Cup team has been given a boost with news that Japan's number one player, Kei Nishikori, has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming quarterfinal tie due to a groin injury.

Czech soccer head urges check on hooligans

SBS/AAP |
24 March 2014

A violent clash between soccer fans and police in the Czech republic has prompted a call for tougher rules to tackle football hooliganism.

Curling: The best sport you know absolutely nothing about

Prague Wandering |
20 March 2014

After two miserable attempts at chasing a large granite stone that ended in painful collisions with the ice, I realized that curling is a very serious endeavor that looks deceptively goofy from afar.

Czechs to host US in Sept 3 friendly

The State |
18 March 2014

The Czech football federation says it is scheduled to host the United States in an international friendly in Prague on Sept. 3 as a warmup for 2016 European Championship qualifying.

Czech centre Petr Nedvěd retires from ice hockey at age 42

Cape Breton Post/AP |
17 March 2014

Veteran Czech centre Petr Nedvěd has retired from ice hockey, a month after playing in the Sochi Olympics.

Prague’s football clubs on the front foot

By Mark Smith | Prague Daily Monitor |
11 Mar 2014

Sparta Praha look set for the title, while Dukla and Slavia aim high

Hedberg, Pančochová win WCup slopestyle titles

The Washington Post/AP |
7 March 2014

Mans Hedberg of Sweden and Šárka Pančochová of Czech Republic won the season's final World Cup slopestyle events on Thursday to take the snowboard discipline titles.

Key to Czech biathlon's success in Sochi: hard work… and some well-guarded secrets

Radio Prague |
5 March 2014

The Czech Olympic team won eight medals at the Sochi Winter Games, more than ever before. The games were a dream come true for Czech biathletes who took five of the eight medals.

Čech voted Czech's best footballer

SBS/AAP |
4 March 2014

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Čech has been voted the Czech Republic's player of the year for a record seventh time.

Martin Šonka 7th in Red Bull Air Race World Championship season opener

Red Bull |
3 Mar 2014

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship returned from a three-year break with a spectacular three-way battle for the victory in the bright blue skies over Abu Dhabi with Britain’s Paul Bonhomme prevailing in front of 100,000 spectators.

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