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František Bouc

Jiri Slegr

Political parties look to athletes

Prague, Kladno and Brno see ex-sports stars on election lists A shakeup in Czech political parties beginning with May’s general elections has resulted in an influx of former sports stars entering the
September 1, 2010
Petr Sýkora

Veteran skates with Stanley Cup

Some get rich, some get poor during soccer’s active off-season Last time Petr Sýkora’s team won the Stanley Cup, he was laid up in a nearby hospital. So there was no way
June 17, 2009
Czechs to teach Chinese ice hockey

Hašek’s brand fails to dominate Europe

Goalie shuts down sports clothing line On the ice, foremost hockey goalie Dominik Hašek earned the nickname “Dominator” for being virtually unbeatable. Out of the rink, the two-time Stanley Cup champion used
August 6, 2008
Czech beer

The beer in the machine

New scanner enables 24/7 access to cold gold for those with proper ID Probably not for the first time, beer has inspired new technology. While the Czech Republic leads the world in
March 28, 2007
czechia flag

Tennis Rebels Toe the Line

The Czech tennis community breathed a sigh of relief Jan. 16 when Davis Cup captain Vladislav Savrda announced he had averted a players’ boycott of next month’s cup match in Italy. Martin
January 25, 1995
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