Thursday, 26 November 2020
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Although becoming an umpire may not seem like the wildest possible dream for an American kid, it's certainly a reach when you grow up in the Czech Republic. In Židek's native Pilsen, there were no baseball fields, no hardball games to call.

Do it | Sport | Golf Course Architecture

A new golf course, designed by Jakub Cervenka of CZGDA, will open in May 2020 at Golf Resort Dobrouč in Czech Republic.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

You have a chance at participating in the great come back of the Prague Lions, who have ambitions to play on a pan-European level. Try-outs are open and anyone with a couple of legs and arms, ready to commit, work, learn and be a player can come out and see what talent the coaches see in them.

Sport | Radio Prague

There has been big news for Czech soccer this week, with international midfielder Tomáš Souček joining English Premier League side West Ham. The deal could be short-lived if the club get relegated – but otherwise the 24-year-old should become one of the most expensive Czech players of all time.

Sport | Brno Daily

The MotoGP returns to Brno from August 7th-9th, and "early bird" tickets are now available from Brno Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at discounts of 35%, until the end of January only.

Sport | Prague Daily Monitor

Yesterday evening, under the ski slopes of Deštné v Orlických horách, the extreme dog-sleigh race took off for its first 31 kilometer section. The race is 300 km long and takes place in five heats. Over one hundred musher's, from ten European countries, and over 700 dogs will compete in the 24th annual race.

Life | Sport |

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 |

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.