Saturday, 16 December 2017
Sport | ČTK

Karolina Pliskova, a former world No. 1, won a poll of the Tenis magazine and the Czech Tennis Association, and was declared the best Czech tennis player in 2017 Thursday.

Politics | Sport | ČTK

Former Czech ice-hockey goalie and ANO MP Milan Hnilička, a gold medalist from the Nagano Olympics, will fill a new post of the government commissioner for sports, which Prime Minister-designate Andrej Babiš plans to establish, Lidové noviny reported.

Sport | ČTK

The Czech Football Association elected Martin Malík its new chairman on Tuesday, half a year after the previous head Miroslav Pelta resigned from the post after the police arrested him over suspected corruption related to the distribution of sport subsidies.

Sport | ČTK

Czech retired tennis player Radek Štěpánek has joined the team of coaches of Serbian player Novak Djokovic winner of 12 Grand Slam singles titles, they both announced in a live broadcast on Instagram on Thursday.

Sport | The New York Times

Ester Ledecká is attempting to become the first athlete to compete in both skiing and snowboarding at the same Olympics.

Sport | Radio Prague

Three months ahead of the start of the winter Olympics in South Korea, the Czech Olympic team has revealed its official winter collection. The outfit in national colours, with white predominating, was created by the Czech firm Alpine Pro.

Sport | Prague TV

Czech tennis star Jana Novotná has passed away at age 49 due to illness. She was one of the world's top-ranked players in the 1990s and a three-time Olympic medal winner. She retired in 1999.

Sport | Radio Prague

One of the legends of Czech sport, tennis player Radek Štěpánek, has finally announced that he is hanging up his tennis racket as a competitive player. But other roles in the game could still be beckoning for the two times Davis Cup winner.

Sport | ČTK

Female javelin thrower Barbora Spotakova, 36, the current world champion, won the Czech Athletics Federation's Czech Athlete of the Year poll on Saturday, and with the ninth title, she has become the most successful athlete in the poll's history.

Sport | Radio Prague

Czech runner Eva Vrabcová Nývltová placed seventh in the New York Marathon coming in at 2:29:41.

Sport | ČTK

President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, athletes from all over the world and some 1300 guests from 205 countries attend the XXII General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) that started in Prague's Hilton Hotel on Wednesday.

Sport | ČTK

Czech biathlete Gabriela Koukalová may not be able to take part in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics next February due to calf muscle injury, she told Czech Radio on Thursday.

Sport | ČTK

Czech kayaker Stepanka Hilgertova, a double Olympic winner in water slalom, ends her professional sport career at the age of 49 years, she has said in an interview with the Czech Olympic Committee's website.

Sport | Gulf Times

Qatar will feature in two international friendlies involving World Cup-bound Iceland and European powerhouse the Czech Republic, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) announced yesterday.

Sport | Prague TV

You won't have to leave Prague to go cross-country skiing this winter. An approximately 700-meter-long trail will be at Vypich in Prague 6, right near the Hvězda summer palace and close to tram lines.