Czech Republic

Kvitova out indefinitely

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will need at least three months of rest after surgery to her left hand cut by a knife-wielding burglar on Tuesday, her spokesman said.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

52 penalties in shootout!

A game in the Czech Republic was decided by 52 penalty kicks on Friday, the longest shoot-out in history.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Prague Zoo finds about gorilla's pregnancy after baby’s birth

Shinda, a 24-year-old gorilla in the Prague Zoo, gives birth to a baby after her pregnancy goes unnoticed by the zoo authorities.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

Dutch dismay at missing Euro 2016

The Netherlands' miserable European Championship qualifying campaign came to an end with a 3-2 defeat to the Czech Republic on Tuesday.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

Dutch dismay at missing Euro 2016

The Netherlands' miserable European Championship qualifying campaign came to an end with a 3-2 defeat to the Czech Republic on Tuesday.

October 12, 2015
October 12, 2015

Dark days for Dutch

The Netherlands, who were within a penalty shootout victory of reaching the 2014 World Cup final, now stand on the brink of missing the European Championships for the first time since 1984.

September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015

Migrant crisis: EU ministers attempt to resolve quota row

European Union ministers are to meet to try to resolve a dispute over how to relocate 120,000 asylum seekers who have recently arrived in Europe.

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

Dutch lose again, Bale carries Wales

Iceland beat 10-man Netherlands 1-0 on Thursday while Gareth Bale’s header against Cyprus almost guarantees Wales a spot in the next year’s Euro.

July 29, 2015
July 29, 2015

Rare rhino death leaves just four

One of the last five Northern White Rhino left in the world dies.

June 29, 2015
June 29, 2015

Arsenal sign Cech from Chelsea

The Czech Republic goalkeeper Petr Cech, who played more than 400 club games in 11 seasons at Stamford Bridge joins the Gunners on a four-year contract.

February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015

'8 killed' in Czech Republic shooting

Eight people have been killed in a shooting in the eastern Czech Republic town of Uhersky Brod