Thursday, 21 November 2019
Business | Sport | Radio Prague

Retired forward Václav Nedomanský has become the second Czech to be inducted into ice hockey's Hall of Fame. A member of the Czechoslovak world championship winning team in 1972, was the first player from behind the Iron Curtain to defect and play in the NHL. Nedomanský joins goaltender Dominik Hašek, who is the only other Czech to receive this accolade.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

The Czechs booked their places at next year's European Championship by beating Kosovo 2:1 yesterday. It will be the seventh qualifier in a row for the Czechs.

Sport | The Straits Times/DPA

Former world number four Tomas Berdych has retired from tennis and will make an official announcement at the ATP Finals in London on Saturday, his father has said.

Life | Sport | Expats.cz

Boston Bruins and Czech hockey stars David Pastrňák and David Krejčí will kick off their NHL season in the Czech Republic next autumn.

Sport | Radio Prague

Professional rock climber Adam Ondra spoke to Prague Radio a few weeks ahead of an Olympics qualifier in France about his love for the sport, attitude to training, and trepidation about, pardon the pun, getting up to "speed" in that third discipline.

Life | Sport | BBC News

Having accumulated 76.2m views and climbing on her YouTube channel, Bara Votikova is a vlogger extraordinaire. She is also a goalkeeper and is set to face Arsenal in the Women's Champions League on Thursday.

Sport | ROMEA.CZ

Romani community member Václav Sivák won gold in the Kickboxing Senior World Championships held over the weekend in Sarajevo.

Life | Sport | Forbes

Prevailing out of a thrilling encounter in the Czech capital, FC Barcelona beat Slavia Prague by two goals to one and headed to the top of Group F on Tuesday afternoon. Here's what we learned from the tie.

Sport | Expats.cz

One of the world's top football icons will visit the Czech capital for just the second time today in a Champions League match.

Life | Sport | BBC News

England's women will travel to the Czech Republic for an international friendly three days after the sell-out fixture against Germany at Wembley. The match in Ceske Budejovice on 12 November will be the Lionesses' final game of 2019.

Life | Sport | UniMedia

Kickboxer Terezka Cvingerová made headlines when she won gold and bronze medals at the first-ever European Universities Combat Championships in Zagreb. The second year student at the Faculty of Physical Education talks about the sport, physiotherapy and her secret weapon: her left kick.

Life | Sport | Radio Prague

Sport has always played a big role in Czech life. At the time of the national revival in the 19th century, the Sokol gymnastics movement was founded on the idea that a healthy body was a recipe not only for a healthy mind, but also for a civilised nation.

Life | Sport | Raw Charge

Soccer goalkeeper Petr Cech made his NIHL 2 professional hockey debut with the Guildford Phoenix at the ripe age of 37-years-old on Sunday. He won the game in the shootout.

Sport | Expats.cz

The Czech national football team handed England a surprise 2-1 loss in a qualifier match for the group A 2020 European Cup on Friday. The loss was England's first in qualifying play in 10 years and 44 matches, and a shock to an estimated 10,000 English football fans visiting Prague to see the game. Before the game, England's fans were involved in violent clashes with police in Prague, throwing bottles towards officers in riot gear and receiving stun grenades in return.

Sport | Brno Daily

This may be the year that basketball really takes off in the Czech Republic.