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Czech tennis player suspended for doping

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Czech tennis player Barbora Zahlavova Strycova has been suspended for six months for doping. It was the International Tennis Federation (ITF) that took the decision Thursday. Zahlavova Strycova tested positive for sibutramine in October. “She is suspended from competing during a period of six months, from 16 October 2012 to midnight 13 April 2013″, the […]

Patrik Elias reaches 900 points for New Jersey

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New Jersey Devils lost Sunday against Montreal Canadiens, but for Devils’ Patrik Elias it was a special night. He score one goal and made one assist in the overtime loss, which means he has now made 900 points (363 goals+537 assists) for New Jersey. The former HC Kladno player got drafted in the second round […]

Great debut for Jaromir Jagr in Dallas

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Jaromir Jagr, 41 years old in February, played his first game for his new NHL club Dallas Stars against Phoenix Coyotes, and the debut couldn’t have been much better. Jagr ended up with two goals and two assists in the Saturday 4-3 victory. NHL started the season Saturday, after a 113 day long lockout. After […]

Czechs are the first European nation to win Davis and Fed Cup in the same year!

Czech Republic won its second Davis Cup in history. The last time as Czechoslovakia in 1980

  The last time it was the US team in 1990. The Czech people celebrate the ultimate season. The Czech tennis is in rapid rise and it was well demonstrated when Petra Kvitová won Wimbledon last year. The women´s double Hlaváčková-Hradecká won silver medal at the London olympics this year and it was the runner-ups […]

Russian KHL Hockey League Welcomes Prague and Bratislava

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The KHL (Continental Hockey League) was founded in 2006 mostly by Russian hockey teams to compete commercially and professionally with North American NHL. In order to attract its European fans, it is now including teams from post Soviet republics. Today, a breakthrough in this league, it has freshly added teams from Prague (HC Lev Praha) […]

First Medal at London 2012 for Czech Republic

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Vavrinec Hradilek won the silver medal in the men’s K1 slalom Kayak to give the Czech Republic its first medal of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Hradilek came second behind Italian Daniele Molmenti who was celebrating his 28th birthday today. The bronze went to Germany’s Hannes Aigner. According to UK Eurosport, after the race Hradilek […]

Euro 2012: Czech Republic Qualifies With Ease

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Montenegro – Czech Republic 0:1 (0:0)  Goals: 81 ‘Jiráček. Referee: Rizzoli – Stefani, Faverani (all Italian). Yellow: Demjanovič., Pavicevic, Vucinic, Drincic, Savic – Baroš. Montenegro: M. Bozovic – Pavicevic, Džudovič, Savic, V. Bozovic (79 ‘Djalovič) – Bečiraj (57′ Delibasic), Drincic, Zverotic, Damjanovic (76 ‘Vukcevic) – Vucinic, Jovetic. Technical: Brnovič. Czech Republic: Čech – Gebre Selassie, Sivok, Hubník, Kadlec – Rezek (60 […]

BA Monarchs Fail to Upset Prague Panthers

Corner back Peter Rosinsky runs for the touchdown after an interception in the first quarter. Photo courtesy of Ivan Salay

Those with an unbiased view on the Bratislava Monarchs might agree that everything was the way it was supposed to be on Sunday as the Monarchs fell to the reigning champions the Prague Panthers 12-36. After all, the Panthers are not supposed to lose in this league. The Monarchs’ defense had no answer for the […]

Bratislava American football team routs Brno Alligators

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Bratislava Monarchs use stellar defense and air attack to annihilate Brno Alligators, 50-3 When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When life gives you Alligators, make Gatorade. I’m funnier in real life… honest. The Bratislava Monarchs blew out their rivals the Brno Alligators on Saturday with a 50-3 victory at Monarchs field. The Alligators’ offense […]

Czech captain of 1962 World Cup final L. Novak dies

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Two weeks after the death of Slovak football legend Jan Popluhar, , his Czech teammate from the 1962 World Cup final team, Ladislav Novak (79), has now joined him. Novak captained Czechoslovakia to the 1962 World Cup final in Chile, where they were eventually beaten 3-1 by Brazil. He also played in the two preceding World Cups […]

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