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14-04-2014 15:30 | Ian Willoughby

Sparta Prague - Slavia Prague, photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: Sparta take another step closer to first title in four years with win over relegation-threatened Slavia, while Plzeň fall further off pace; bottom placed Ostrava sack František Komňacký; and Kladno are relegated from hockey’s Extraliga as Zlín reach the playoffs final.  More

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07-04-2014 15:18 | Ian Willoughby

In Sports News this Monday: Czechs ease past Japan to take step closer to historic third consecutive Davis Cup title – Rosol says playing as favourites isn’t easy while Veselý revels in first win in tournament; and Sparta stay eight points clear despite penalty controversy.  More

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31-03-2014 15:55 | Ian Willoughby

Vladimír Šmicer, photo: Filip Jandourek In Sports News this Monday: Šmicer returns to Slavia as assistant boss; bottom of table tie between Ostrava and Bohemians 1905 ends 0:0; Czechs take only three players to Japan for Davis Cup; Berdych back to fifth after good run in Miami; Dominator Hašek inducted into Buffalo Hall of Fame.  More

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10-03-2014 15:58 | Ian Willoughby

Sparta Prague - Viktoria Plzeň, photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: Undefeated Sparta pull eight points clear after win over Plzeň; Plzeň prepare to face Lyon in Europa League; Czechs take three medals at World Indoor Athletics Championships; and Berdych exits Indian Wells after “worst match” of 2014.  More

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03-03-2014 15:27 | Ian Willoughby

Tomáš Berdych, photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: Berdych confirms he will sit out rest of Davis Cup season; Zakopalová wins first title in over eight years; Sparta remain five points clear after win at Bohemians 1905; national side preparing for first match under Vrba; and Jágr reaches 700 goal mark in NHL.  More

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22-07-2013 15:58 | Ian Willoughby

Roman Kreuziger, photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: Kreuziger comes fifth in Tour de France; champions Plzeň and title contenders Sparta start season with wins; Czech sides have work to do in European competition qualifiers; Koller is back – playing beach soccer; and is Jágr set to team up with Eliáš at New Jersey?  More

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27-05-2013 13:59 | Ian Willoughby

Viktoria Plzeň - Slovan Liberec, photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: Czech soccer’s first division set for cliff-hanger finale with Plzeň’s lead on Sparta down to two points with one game to go; Hradec Králové and České Budějovice relegated as Bohemians 1905 bounce straight back from second tier; and decathlon great Roman Šebrle may well have competed for last time.  More

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25-06-2012 16:28 | Jan Velinger

Brazil - Czech Republic, photo: archive of the Czech Television In Sports News: Fans, players mark the 50th anniversary of Czechoslovakia’s second-place finish at the 1962 World Cup; Pirlo emulates Panenka with a cheeky chip against England at EURO 2012; Czech football champions Liberec will face Kazakhstan’s Shakhter Karagandy in the 2nd qualifying round of the Champions League; Kvitová begins defence of Wimbledon title.  More

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09-08-2011 20:58 | Jan Velinger

A Czech-British ska band called The Chancers has featured legendary Czech footballer Antonín Panenka, along with a number of other Czech celebrities, in one of the group’s music videos, to be premiered on August 11. Also featured are boxing champion Stanislav Tišer and Jan Haubert of the Czech punk band Visací zámek. The video, the band said, celebrated the city where members lived; they stressed that they had wanted personalities they respected to take part. Mr Panenka scored one of the most famous goals in football history to win the 1976 European Championship for Czechoslovakia. The game went into penalties where Mr Panenka chipped the ball famously into the centre of the net as West Germany’s goalkeeper dove left.  

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01-08-2011 13:47 | Sarah Borufka

Barbora Závadová In Sports news this week: Czech swimmer Barbora Závadová comes in seventh in the Women's 400m Individual Medley Final at the FINA World Championships, the results of the Czech World Cup 2014 qualifying group are announced, the Czech team faces Spain in the final of the European Under-19 Championship, and the Czech soccer top flight resumes after summer break.  More

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