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Tips For Cyclists
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Ride Safe: 4 Tips For Cyclists

Safer Cycling: 4 Tips For Street Safety Bicycling is an excellent way to get around. It’s environmentally friendly, efficient, and good for your physical health. Add the high cost of car ownership to that list of positives, and it makes sense that more and more Americans are cycling on a daily basis than ever. Unfortunately,… Keep Reading

sneaker bot
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How Does a Sneaker Bot Help in Getting Your Dream Sneakers?

Have you ever come across a pair of sneakers you’d badly want to own? Has that ever happened when the same sneakers are sold out before you can visit their website to purchase them online? The new era of technology has made it possible for you to get hands on your dream sneakers. The technology… Keep Reading

Czechs to teach Chinese ice hockey
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Czechs to teach Chinese ice hockey

Chinese team needs to rise rapidly if it is to compete in Olympics Prague, Nov 23 (ČTK) — Chinese sports officials have asked their Czech counterparts to teach Chinese ice hockey and biathlon for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, daily Mladá fronta Dnes (MfD) writes today. “Chinese are a nation that wants to be successful,”… Keep Reading

slavia praha
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Chinese firm CEFC buys majority stake in Slavia Praha

Shanghai’s largest private company vows to return football club to top ranking Shanghai-based CEFC China Energy Company Limited has acquired a 59.97 percent stake in Czech football club SK Slavia Praha, according to a CEFC press release. The price was not disclosed. Fly Sport, a company owned by businessman Jiří Šimáně, has a 39.97 stake… Keep Reading

trouble-brewing
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Trouble brewing

HC Mountfield set to leave České Budějovice in dispute over beer Beer is taken seriously in the Czech Republic, but, until now, it’s never led to a professional ice hockey club leaving town. That looks set to change over the summer, however, as Tipsport Extraliga team HC Mountfield České Budějovice pushes ahead with plans to… Keep Reading

Strahov stadium
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Strahov Stadium poised for revival after years of neglect

Historic grounds to benefit from sale to Czech Football Association It is the relic of a bygone era, but now the aging Strahov complex appears set for something of a facelift. The complex’s owner, the Czech Sports Association (ČSTV), has agreed to sell two stadiums and various other facilities to the Czech Football Association (FAČR)… Keep Reading

Jiri Slegr
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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 political arena in the lead-up to fall local elections. Former international hockey goalie and now Sparta Praha hockey club’s General Manager Petr Bříza… Keep Reading

Petr Sýkora
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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 a suspected broken foot was going to stop Pittsburgh’s veteran Czech winger from appearing at Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena June 12 to party… Keep Reading

Czechs to teach Chinese ice hockey
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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 the moniker as a brand for his sportswear line. After retiring from professional hockey at the age of 43 this spring, Hašek had… Keep Reading

The Seven Summits
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Czech climber tops seven summits

Caban is only second mountaineer to hit peaks without oxygen Nothing about Miroslav Caban screams world-class mountaineer. He eases into a chair at a McDonald’s on the outskirts of Prague wearing blue trousers, a blue sweatshirt and regular sneakers. He is obviously fit and muscular, but not unusually so — a svelte physique that could… Keep Reading

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