UEFA punishes Bulgaria, Romania for fan racism
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Bulgaria will have to close part of its national stadium for European Championship qualifiers against England and the Czech Republic because of fan racism.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has cleared telecom operator Vodafone's acquisition of Liberty Global's operations in Germany, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania but has imposed some...
Czech stud farm makes UNESCO’s World Heritage list
KLADRUBY NAD LABEM, Czech Republic (AP) — A Czech stud farm founded 440 years ago to breed and train ceremonial horses to serve at the Habsburg emperor's court has been added to UNESCO's World...
PRAGUE (AP) — The Jewish community in the Czech Republic says there was an increase in the number of anti-Semitic incidents in the country last year.
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Transport Ministry has temporarily granted Russian airlines permission to fly to the Czech Republic until Sunday, giving aviation authorities from the two countries time to...
BERLIN (AP) — Torrid weather gripped large parts of western and central Europe on Wednesday, setting new June temperature records in Germany and the Czech Republic and forcing drivers to slow down...
PRAGUE (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people rallied Sunday in Prague to urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign, assembling from across the Czech Republic for the capital's biggest...
PRAGUE (AP) — Prague won't have seen anything like this since the protests of 1989 which brought down the communist regime in what was then Czechoslovakia.
DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic (AP) — Five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries are ready to be transported back to their natural habitat in...
Draw list for Champions League qualifying
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Draw Wednesday for Champions League qualifying:
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian government says Prime Minister Viktor Orban is hosting a meeting with his counterparts from Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to discuss the European...
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Czech prime minister is urging the European Union to start accession talks with North Macedonia, saying failure to do so would send the wrong message to would-be...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former MMA champion Mamed Khalidov has been detained in Poland on suspicion of altering the origins of luxury cars stolen in the Czech Republic.
PRAGUE (AP) — A court in the Czech Republic has convicted three men of killing critically endangered tigers and illegally trading in tiger products.
PARIS (AP) — The next in a long line of talented left-handed players from the Czech Republic is making a run at the French Open.
Teenager Marketa Vondrousova reached her first Grand Slam...
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Mark Stone scored his tournament-leading eighth goal, Matt Murray made 39 saves and Canada beat the Czech Republic 5-1 on Saturday night to advance to face Finland in...
PRAGUE (AP) — The European Parliament elections shifted to the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia on Saturday as voters in those European Union nations took part in a landmark ballot in...
- Wisconsin State JournalSHINE Medical to make cancer-fighting isotope for researchers in PragueJune 10, 2019
- The Washington TimesMichael Cohen clears up various conspiracy storiesMarch 31, 2019
- The Washington TimesMichael Cohen clears up various conspiracy storiesMarch 31, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewConductor Jan Pellant makes official debut with Coeur d’Alene SymphonyOctober 5, 2018
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the four-day voting in the European Union to fill the 751-seat European Parliament (all times local):
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The International Ice Hockey Federation has picked the Russian city of St. Petersburg to host the 2023 world championships.
KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Mikko Lehtonen had a goal and an assist as Finland shut out Britain 5-0 at the hockey world championships on Friday.
Toni Rajala, Atte Ohtamaa and Joel Kiviranta each...
KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Matus Sukel scored early in the first period and Slovakia went on to beat the U.S. 4-1 on home ice Friday night, a stunning result on the opening day of the world hockey...
Czech international Sural killed in auto crash in Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Czech Republic international Josef Sural was killed and six other Alanyaspor players were injured on Monday when their van crashed on the way home from a Turkish league...
CESKE BUDEJOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — Participants in black suits with white masks are marching in the southern Czech city of Ceske Budejovice, beating drums and pushing small carts in a revival...
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic's highest court says a former justice minister violated the rights of an alleged Russian hacker by allowing his extradition to the U.S. before a separate asylum...
Russia tops Switzerland 2-1 at women’s hockey worlds
ESPOO, Finland (AP) — Russia defeated Switzerland 2-1 at the women's world hockey championship Friday, with Olga Sosina scoring on a power play with 36.8 seconds remaining.
PRAGUE (AP) — Authorities say a head-on collision between a streetcar and a trolleybus in the Czech Republic's second-largest city has injured up to 40 people.
Brazil and Argentina struggling ahead of Copa America
MADRID (AP) — The Copa America is less than three months away and both Brazil and Argentina have shown they are far from their best.
Brazil is having trouble defending and transitioning from...
Gabriel Jesus helps Brazil rally past Czech Republic 3-1
PRAGUE (AP) — Substitute Gabriel Jesus scored twice in the second half as Brazil came from behind to beat the Czech Republic 3-1 in an international friendly on Tuesday.
LONDON (AP) — A first England hat trick provided a chance for Raheem Sterling to celebrate and mourn.
After swiveling with the ball and curling his second goal against the Czech Republic on...
LONDON (AP) — Raheem Sterling revealed a t-shirt memorializing a young footballer after scoring his second goal in a hat trick for England against the Czech Republic on Friday.
Jakub Voracek was psyched at the mere suggestion the Philadelphia Flyers might play an NHL game in his native Czech Republic.
"I'm not going to lie to you, it would be great," Voracek said...
Young England, reeling Germany ready for Euro qualifiers
Few big teams need to sweat the 2020 European Championship qualifiers, but for Germany the pressure is already on.
After a terrible 2018, Joachim Loew's new-look squad is aiming for revenge...
Czech Budweiser brewer worries about Brexit impact
CESKE BUDEJOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — The Budejovicky Budvar brewery in the Czech Republic managed to survive a decades-long trademark battle over whether it could call its beer Budweiser. But...
USA Basketball still doesn't know which players will be wearing the red, white and blue this summer in China.
Their first three opponents, however, are finally set.
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police say they have broken up an international ring smuggling migrants from southeast Asia to western Europe.
They say 12 members of the group, nationals of unspecified...
PRAGUE (AP) — Patrik Schick has recovered from an unspecified injury to be selected in the Czech Republic squad playing England to open 2020 European Championship qualifying next week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis now have another thing in common: They both like the same campaign slogan.
Czech man mauled to death by his pet lion
PRAGUE (AP) — Police say a man has been mauled to death by his pet lion in a village in eastern Czech Republic.
They say that they were called to the site in Zdechov on Tuesday morning,...
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian man reported to be a contract killer sought by authorities in three countries has been arrested in the Czech Republic, police said Saturday.
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic's prime minister says the National Gallery in Prague is working on a project with the Pompidou Center in Paris whose goal is to establish a branch of the modern...
Czech Republic playmaker returns to Sparta from China, MLS
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech Republic midfielder Borek Dockal has returned to Sparta Prague from Henan Jianye in the Chinese Super League and a year with the Philadelphia Union in Major League...
Czech prime minister will meet with Trump in March
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Czech Republic's prime minister will be meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House next month.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump will...
Former Czech Republic defender Repka gets 2nd jail term
PRAGUE (AP) — Former Czech Republic defender Tomas Repka has been handed another nine-month jail sentence.
The latest verdict comes less than two weeks after he was convicted of fraud on...
Jagr, back from injuries, plays in Czech second-league game
HAVIROV, Czech Republic (AP) — Jaromir Jagr is back again.
The Czech winger and 13-time NHL All-Star has recovered from a series of injuries that prevented him from playing for more than a year and appeared in a game Monday for the Kladno Knights, the hometown club he owns in the Czech Republic.
Jagr, 47, played on the top line alongside center Tomas Plekanec, another former NHL player.
Romania upsets Czechs in Fed Cup, Australia beats US
Romania upset defending champion Czech Republic 3-2 to advance to the semifinals of the Fed Cup on Sunday, along with France, Belarus and Australia.
Romania reached the semifinals for the first time after its first victory against the Czechs, who won six titles in the last eight years.
Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu teamed up to clinch the best-of-five contest with a 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-4 win over Czech pair Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova in the doubles.
Fed Cup: France and Belarus lead 2-0; Czechs and US tied
France and Belarus were in command of their Fed Cup first-round ties while 2018 finalists the Czech Republic and the United States were level in their ties on Saturday.
Australian Open semifinalist Karolina Pliskova won the first point for the Czechs against Romania after easing past Mihaela Burzanescu 6-1, 6-4 on an indoor hard-court in Ostrava.
But Simona Halep won the second singles by routing Katerina Siniakova, the star of last year's final victory against the United States, 6-4, 6-0.
Former Czech Republic defender Repka gets jail for fraud
PRAGUE (AP) — Former Czech Republic defender Tomas Repka has been convicted of fraud and sentenced to 15 months in jail.
The Prague 6 district court ruled that the 45-year-old Repka sold a luxury car to a woman even though he didn't own it. The former West Ham and Fiorentina player had been renting the car at the time.
In a deal Repka signed, he promised to return the money if the ownership was not transferred to the woman, but he didn't do that.
Kvitova testifies at trial of suspect in knife attack
PRAGUE (AP) — Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova testified in the Czech Republic on Tuesday at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed her in her home.
After the December 2016 attack in her home in Prostejov, Kvitova had surgery on injuries to her playing left hand. It took the tennis star more than five months to recover.
Her testimony was requested by a lawyer for the suspect, the 33-year-old Radim Zondra.