In Sports News: Sigma Olomouc cause a sensation by knocking Borussia Dortmund out of football's Intertoto Cup; Milan Baros's future should be decided this week when he holds talks with Liverpool's manager, while young Czech striker Petr Mikolanda gets a chance at West Ham; tennis player Klara Koukalova loses another WTA final; and a Czech postman completes cycling's Tour de France on a penny farthing bicycle.
In Sports News: the Czech women's tennis team lose to Italy in a playoff for the Fed Cup's elite World Group; Jana Novotna is inducted into the tennis hall of fame; Ondrej Synek wins a rowing World Cup in his debut season; high-jumper Jaroslav Baba impresses in Rome; and Czech Under 21 football captain Vaclav Sverkos could be moving to Stuttgart.
Czech tennis player Jana Novotna, a fresh winner of the women's "over-35" doubles with Tracy Austin at Wimbledon on Saturday, will be inducted to the Tennis Hall of Fame. Novotna, who won 16 grandslam doubles and mixed-doubles titles throughout her career, will be inducted along with players Jim Courier and Yannick Noah. Novotna's most emotional win and career peak came in 1998 when she won the Wimbledon singles final.
In Sports News: success for Czech canoeists at the European Championships in Slovenia; Kvetoslava Peschkeova is the only Czech to make it past the third round at Wimbledon; and after recovering from leukemia Vaclav Kalousek denies suggestions from Slavia Prague's manager that he is finished in top football.
Czech tennis player Kvetoslava Peschkeova has made it the Women's final 16 at Wimbledon for the very first time. On Saturday the 30-year-old downed the experienced Conchita Martinez - a former Wimbledon winner - in straight sets, 6:4, 6:1. Until now Peschkeova had never made it past Wimbledon's 2nd round: she will now face 8th-seeded Nadezda Petrovava of Russia.
In Sports News: Vaclav Chalupa's long reign as the number one Czech rower comes to an end, as he symbolically hands his oar to youngster Ondrej Synek; world famous Czech football goalkeeper Petr Cech plays host to Chelsea colleagues in the centre of Prague, while Milan Baros welcomes Liverpool's Dudek to his home village; tennis player Klara Koukalova wins her first title; and Czech ice hockey captain David Vyborny leaves Sparta Prague, saying some teammates resent his World Championships success.
In Sports News: farcical scenes as Sparta Prague are crowned Czech league champions; Slavia come second and win a shot at the Champions League; Udinese's coach says they've sold Czech Marek Jankulovski to the mighty AC Milan; Czech tennis players do poorly at French Open; and Roman Sebrle wins the decathlon in Gotz for the fifth year in a row.
Czech tennis players Radek Stepanek, Jiri Novak, Tomas Berdych, Robin Vik and Eva Birnerova all progressed to the second round of the French Open in Paris on the opening day of the tournament. But the most famous Czech at Roland Garros was hockey player Jaromir Jagr, who turned out to support his friend Radek Stepanek, who is the Czech men's number one.
In Sports News: the draw has been mixed for Czech tennis players at this year's French Open; Jaromir Jagr does not require surgery on his little finger; Milan Baros should become the first Czech to play in the final of football's Champions League this Wednesday; in the Czech league the battle for second place - and the Champions League qualifiers - looks set to go down to the last round; and Kenyan runners dominate the 11th Prague Marathon.
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