Friday, 26 April 2019
Sport | National Review

Winter sports enthusiasts in the northern Bohemian town of Smrzovka take to the slopes on vintage skis for a traditional ski race on the snow-covered slopes.

Business | Sport | Associated Press

Former Czech Republic defender Tomas Repka has been handed another nine-month jail sentence. The latest verdict comes less than two weeks after he was convicted of fraud on Feb. 7 and sentenced to 15 months in prison.

Sport | Prague TV

The National Hockey League (NHL) will reportedly return to Prague to kick off its 2019–20 season, at O2 Arena in October. The North American sports league was last in Prague nine years ago.

Life | Sport | Sport24/AFP

Romania reached the Fed Cup semi-finals for the first time on Sunday with a 3-2 win over defending champions Czech Republic as Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu stunned Wimbledon and French Open winners Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in a marathon doubles decider.

Sport | Prague TV

In one of the closest finals ever experienced in the Red Bull Air Race World Championships, defending champion Martin Šonka in his final flight lagged behind Japan's Yoshihide Muroya by only three-thousandths of a second, representing a mere thirty centimeters.

Business | Sport | Radio Prague

Fresh evidence has emerged in a sports subsidy scandal over which former Czech Football Association chairman Miroslav Pelta is facing criminal prosecution, alongside a widening array of alleged accomplices, including association, club, and former education ministry officials.

Life | Sport | Prague TV

Where to watch Super Bowl 53 - 2019 in Prague?

Sport | Euronews/Reuters

Home favourite Roman Habásko and his team of 10 dogs won the Šediváčkův Long dogsled race in the Czech Republic on Saturday, the final day of a gruelling 300-kilometre (186 miles) haul, one of the toughest events of its kind in Europe.

Sport | Radio Prague

Czech mountaineer Radek Jaroš is yet another step closer to conquering the highest mountains of each of the seven continents, the so-called Crown of the World. After scaling Aconcagua, the highest point of South America, at the start of this year, along with his colleague Jiří Tůma, there are only two items left on his list of peaks to conquer.

Sport | Prague TV

Czech pilot Martin Šonka kicks off his seventh season in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Abu Dhabi on Feb. 8–9.

Life | Sport | Radio Prague

Petra Kvitová has fought through to the final of the Australian Open after beating American Danielle Collins in two sets. She is now set to face Naomi Osaka, who beat Karolína Plíšková in three sets.

Sport | Radio New Zealand

Karolina Pliskova has saved four match points to send seven-times champion Serena Williams crashing out of the Australian Open.

Life | Sport | Radio Prague

Cross-country skiing is becoming the thing "to do" in the Czech Republic. In the past two or three decades, more Czechs preferred downhill skiing either at home or in one of Europe's Alpine countries, such as neighbouring Austria. Nowadays, the number of cross-country skiing enthusiasts matches those who prefer to head for the slopes and lifts.

Life | Sport | The Washington Post/AP

Brazil will play the Czech Republic in a friendly in Prague to prepare for the Copa America. The match will be on March 26 at the 21,000-seat Eden Arena, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.

Life | Sport | CBC.ca

Skier-snowboarder Ester Ledecká has decided to compete in the Alpine skiing world championships next month instead of the snowboard worlds.