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Zakopalová wins Brazil Cup for 3rd career title

The Washington Post/AP |
3 March 2014

Klára Zakopalová of the Czech Republic won her third WTA singles title by coming from the brink of defeat to beat Garbine Muguruza of Spain 4-6, 7-5, 6-0 in the Brazil Cup final on Saturday.

An unforgettable win in Sochi

Radio Prague |
3 March 2014

Every Winter Olympics has its defining, overarching moments of success and victory, moments which we look back on years later, remembering where we were when they happened.

Red Bull Air Race aces back in action in Abu Dhabi

redbullcontentpool.com |
2 Mar 2014

After months of planning and preparation, the 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship season kicks off in Abu Dhabi, for a seventh time, with the 12 racing pilots in top condition and ready to fly in the eagerly awaited return of the planet’s fastest motorsport series next week.

Martina Sáblíková defends 5,000m gold

CBC.ca |
20 February 2014

Martina Sáblíková of the Czech Republic defended her gold medal in the women's 5,000-metre speed skating event on Wednesday in Sochi.

US tops Czechs 5-2, will face Canada in semifinals

The Washington Post |
20 February 2014

Dustin Brown banged in a go-ahead goal late in the first period and the United States went on to dominate the Czech Republic 5-2 Wednesday, earning a spot in the Olympic hockey semifinals for the second straight time.

Silver medal in Olympics mixed relay

Radio Prague |
20 February 2014

The Czech Republic won a silver medal in the 6 kilometer women's and 7.5 kolometer men's mixed biathlon relay.

Czech snowboarding seeks to escape Cinderella status

Radio Prague |
19 February 2014

The Czech Republic is often characterised as a snowboarding power to be reckoned with on the world stage with the country's sole Winter Olympic gold so far confirming that label. But the early days were far from easy and there are still traces of the past Cinderella status.

Bronze for Moravec in biathlon mass start takes Czech tally to six medals

Radio Prague |
19 February 2014

Ondřej Moravec has taken bronze in the men's 15km mass start biathlon event at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. It is his second medal after silver in the biathlon pursuit.

Czechs beat Slovakia 5-3, play US in quarterfinals

ABC News/AP |
19 February 2014

Roman Červenka scored for a second time late in the second period to give the Czech Republic a four-goal lead, and it went on to beat Slovakia 5-3 on Tuesday and advance to an Olympic quarterfinal match against the United States.

Soukalová happy despite difficult conditions

Chicago Tribune/Reuters |
18 February 2014

Czech Gabriela Soukalová won her first Olympic medal on Monday with silver in the women's 12.5 kilometre Mass Start, finishing 20.2 seconds behind Belarussian winner Darya Domracheva.

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