Sunday, 19 January 2020
Life | Sport | Insidethegames.biz

Canada claimed its 18th International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship title in the Czech Republic on Sunday with a dramatic 4-3 win over Russia in front of a sell-out 8,693 crowd at the Ostravar Aréna.

Sport | Toronto Star

The Canadians scored four goals with the man advantage in a dominant first period Tuesday, beating the Czech Republic 7-2 to finish first in Group B and setting up a date with Slovakia in the quarterfinals.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

On December 26th, some 420 Canadian hockey fans gathered at Nadrazi Holesovice train station to travel to Ostrava for the World Juniors Hockey Championship. PDM's Paul Lysek spoke to some of the participants about the unique experience.

Life | Sport | CBC.ca

Jan Jenik had a goal and an assist as the host Czech Republic opened the world junior hockey championship with a 4-3 win over Russia on Thursday.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

The Moravia-Silesia cities of Ostrava and Třinec will be hosting 10 national junior hockey teams for the World Junior Hockey Championship starting this Thursday, December 26th.

Life | Sport | Radio Prague

There is a Czech saying which goes "silný jako Frištenský", or to be "as strong as Frištenský". The trained butcher turned Greco-Roman wrestler became a legend in his country and his name remains embedded in popular memory and is also connected to streets, statues, gyms and even beer.

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.