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29-06-2009 17:32 | Jan Velinger

Ivan Hašek, photo: CTK In Sports News: Respected football coach and former player Ivan Hašek is given a broad mandate as the new chairman of Czech FA; Czech tennis players Tomáš Berdych and Radek Štepánek make it to the 4th round at Wimbledon; In hockey, only three Czechs are chosen in the 2009 NHL draft; and Ondřej Polívka wins the modern pentathlon at the European Championships in Germany.   More

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15-06-2009 14:46 | Ian Willoughby

Photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt is in the Czech Republic for the Golden Spike meeting in Ostrava; Czech drivers Tomáš Enge and Jan Charouz come fourth in the 77th Le Mans 24-hour race; and Petr Sýkora wins ice hockey’s Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins.   More

Hockey star Patrik Eliáš: “You can’t get comfortable when you’re at the top”

01-06-2009 17:16 | Jan Richter

Patrik Eliáš, photo: Michael Miller, CC BY-SA 3.0 The Czech hockey team failed to grab a medal at this year’s World Championship in Switzerland after being eliminated by Sweden in the quarter finals. The disappointment came despite the fact that the Czech line-up included several stars of the NHL, arguably the best hockey competition in the world. One of the players who joined the Czech squad in Switzerland is Patrik Eliáš, the forward of the New Jersey Devils and our guest in this week’s edition of One on One.   More

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25-05-2009 15:15 | Ian Willoughby

Jan Šimůnek, photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: young Czech defender Jan Šimůnek wins the Bundesliga with Wolfsburg; with Slavia having taken the Czech league title attention has turned to the fight for second place, with Sparta currently edging it over Liberec; Robert “Bobby” Holík retires after 18 seasons in ice hockey’s NHL; and Czech handball star Filip Jícha puts his club Kiel ahead in the final of the sport’s Champions League.   More

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11-05-2009 12:58 | Ian Willoughby

Tomáš Berdych, photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: Tomáš Berdych wins his first title of the season after an epic battle with Russia’s Youzhny in the final of the Munich Open; with an eight-point lead and only three games to go, Slavia Prague seem assured of winning the Czech football league again; Czech-born golfer Alex Čejka squanders the biggest final day lead in the history of the Players Championship; and questions are being asked about where it went wrong for the Czechs at the world ice hockey championships.   More

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04-05-2009 13:42 | Ian Willoughby

Photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: after two defeats, the Czechs bounce back at the ice hockey world championships, reaching the quarter-finals with a whopping 8:0 win over Slovakia and overcoming Belarus 3:0; upcoming Czech cyclist Roman Kreuziger (23) wins the Tour of Romandie; and after a run of five games without a win, Slavia Prague’s lead at the top of the Czech football league is shrinking.   More

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27-04-2009 14:09 | Ian Willoughby

Photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: the Czech women’s tennis team come close to reaching their first Fed Cup final in over two decades before suffering a total collapse against the US in the doubles; the Czech Republic make a solid start at the world ice hockey championships, beating Denmark 5:0; football goalkeeper Petr Čech makes 13th in a rich list of Premiership players under 30; and Jakub Smrž reaches the podium in the Superbike World Championship for the first time in his career.   More

Legendary hockey goalie Hašek to play for hometown Pardubice

22-04-2009 15:53 | Jan Velinger

Dominik Hašek, photo: CTK Dominik Hašek is nothing less than an ice hockey legend – six time Vezina trophy winner, holder of the Olympic gold and two Stanley Cup rings. Now, the goaltender nicknamed the Dominator is back. On Tuesday Hašek confirmed he would return to the ice next season. This time not in the NHL, but in the Czech Extraliga.   More

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20-04-2009 14:33 | Ian Willoughby

Photo: CTK In Sports News this Monday: the Czech Republic impress in their final game before the ice hockey World Championships; legendary goaltender Dominik Hašek, 44, is said to be close to joining home town club Pardubice; the Czech women’s team prepare to face the US in the Fed Cup semi-finals, with worries Petra Kvitová may miss the tie through injury; and Zdeněk Grygera salvages a point for Juve, while Petr Čech reaches the FA Cup at the end of a nightmare week.   More

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14-04-2009 13:18 | Chris Johnstone

Photo: CTK In Sports News this Tuesday: Karlovy Vary records an historic ice hockey championship triumph; Slavia draw in the Prague football derby to take another step towards the title; there’s no rush to fill the Czech national football manager’s vacant spot; and a Czech tennis player humbles the mighty Serena Williams.   More

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