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US Open: Errani-Vinci win women’s doubles title


September 10th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Italian pair Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci have clinched the US Open women's doubles title.The second-seeded Italians beat third-seeded Czechs Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka ... Read more...

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Denmark held to a goalless draw by Czechs


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 9 (IANS) The Danish national football team drew 0-0 with the Czech Republic in the first round of the qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, at ... Read more...

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Czechs make giant glass whisky bottle


August 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Aug 18 (IANS) Czech glass-makers have created a whisky bottle which can hold 228 litres of whisky.The hand-blown bottle is 1.7-metre high with a weight of 50 kg, Radek ... Read more...

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Olympic modern penthathon: Svoboda wins gold for Czechs


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) David Svoboda of the Czech Republic took gold Saturday in the men's modern pentathlon at Olympics here .Svoboda entered the final combined run and shoot ... Read more...

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China world’s largest beer consumer


August 9th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) The quantity of beer consumed around the globe in 2011 increased for the 27th consecutive year, with China making up 25 percent of the sales.A report ... Read more...

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Basketball: China beat Czechs, US survives


July 29th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) China beat Czech Republic 66-57 to win the Olympic women's basketball opener here while the US were stretched by Croatia.China's Guard Ma Zengyu scored 14 of ... Read more...

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Team relied on class, not effort: Russian sports minister


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sports minister Vitaly Mutko said Saturday that Russia relied too much on their natural class without putting in the required effort to qualify for the ... Read more...

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Czech team praised by fans


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, June 23 (IANS) The Czech football team returned home to a lukewarm welcome after losing to Portugal in the Euro 2012 quarterfinals. Their performance in the tournament was praised ... Read more...

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Ronaldo heads Portugal to semifinal at Euro Cup (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 22 (IANS) The Czech Republic failed to turn back the clock and repeat their 1996 glory Thursday night when Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Portugal to a convincing 1-0 quarterfinal ... Read more...

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Ronaldo heads Portugal into semifinal, downs Czechs


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cristiano Ronaldo's diving header was good enough for a 1-0 win that put Portugal in the Euro 2012 semifinals at the Czech Republic's expense.Portugal will ... Read more...

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Euro exit bitter pill to swallow: Poland’s outgoing coach


June 17th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Wroclaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland's Euro 2012 exit after their 0-1 defeat to the Czech Republic is a "bitter pill to swallow" for the co-hosts, outgoing coach Franciszek Smuda ... Read more...

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Coach Advocaat proud of Russia despite Euro exit


June 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football coach Dick Advocaat is proud of his players despite the team being knocked out of Euro 2012 in his last game in charge, ... Read more...

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Greece too hard to break down: Russia coach


June 17th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece were simply too hard for to break down in the crunch Euro 2012 match Saturday that saw Russia knocked out, Russia coach Dick Advocaat ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Czechs stun hosts Poland 1-0, top Group A (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Wroclaw (Poland), June 17 (IANS) The Czech Republic stunned hosts Poland 1-0 here Saturday, roaring into the Euro 2012 quarterfinals as the Group A winners.Czech midfielder Petr Jiracek scored the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Greek grit secures win, knocks out Russia


June 17th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A stubborn performance from Greece and a Russian defensive fumble gave Greece an unlikely win and saw Russia eliminated in the group stage Saturday.Combined with ... Read more...

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Czechs beat Poland 1-0 to make quarters


June 17th, 2012 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Wroclaw (Poland), June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Czech Republic advanced to the knockout stage of Euro 2012 and eliminated Poland as Petr Jiracek's second-half strike secured a deserved 1-0 win ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russian midfielder Dzagoev asks fans to behave


June 16th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football fans must behave themselves to avoid harming the team's chances of qualifying for Euro 2016, midfielder Alan Dzagoev has said.Russia received a suspended ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russia’s Kokorin out with injury


June 15th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia forward Alexander Kokorin will miss his country's Euro 2012 match with Greece after picking up a hip injury, Russia spokesman Alexei Kazakov said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russia-Greece game will be tough, says Pavlyuchenko


June 15th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian forward Roman Pavlyuchenko thinks that Saturday's game against Greece will Russia's toughest test in the group stage.A win for the Russians Saturday would guarantee ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Russian coach wary of ‘rough’ Greeks


June 15th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Sulejowek (Poland), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian coach Dick Advocaat expects Greece to play rough in their Euro 2012 crunch game Saturday.Russia are sure of a place in the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Polish blast blows Group A wide open


June 13th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A fiercely-struck equaliser from Jakub Blaszczykowski gave Poland their reward for a battling display in a 1-1 draw with Russia that showcased flowing, end-to-end football.Defeat ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Czechs outpace Greece to earn a 2-1 victory


June 13th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Wroclaw (Poland), June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two early goals from Petr Jiracek and Vaclav Pilar helped the Czech Republic to a 2-1 victory over Greece in a tense Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Irish fans fill stadiums in Poland


June 12th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Poland, June 12 (IANS) Irish fans are all over Euro 2012 stadiums in Poland, notwithstanding their 3-1 defeat to Croatia in the opener.According to data from PL.2012, the organising body ... Read more...

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I expected more from the Poles: Russia’s Izmailov


June 11th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) On the eve of Russia's potentially explosive clash with co-hosts Poland, Russia midfielder Marat Izmailov Monday said he had expected more of the Poles in ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 racism claims nonsense: Russian minister


June 10th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports that Russian fans racially abused a black player during their team's Euro 2012 match against the Czech Republic are "nonsense", Russian Sports Minister Vitaly ... Read more...

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Russian interior ministry confirms fans’ arrests


June 10th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian interior ministry Sunday confirmed the arrest of eight Russian football fans after brawls in two Polish cities hosting the Euro 2012 matches.Four ... Read more...

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Arshavin crucial to Russia’s success, says Advocaat


June 9th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wroclaw (Poland), June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Star midfielder Andrei Arshavin is "very important" to Russia's chances in the Euro 2012 Football Championship, head coach Dick Advocaat has said.Arshavin helped ... Read more...

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Crushing Czechs was easy: Pavlyuchenko


June 9th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Wroclaw, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's 4-1 thrashing of the Czech Republic at Euro 2012 came easily, striker Roman Pavlyuchenko said Saturday.Pavlyuchenko made an immediate impact after replacing the misfiring ... Read more...

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Spain favourites, Russia outsiders: Advocaat


June 5th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia coach Dick Advocaat Tuesday played down his team's chances at Euro 2012, naming the Spanish, the Dutch and the Germans as the tournament favourites.The ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 Group A Preview: No big names, evenly-matched


June 5th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 5 (IANS) Group A of the Euro 2012 Football Championships comprising Russia, Greece, the Czech Republic and co-hosts Poland, is dubbed as the "weakest" and evenly-matched pool ... Read more...

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Serbia-Czech Republic in Fed Cup final


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic won their reverse singles matches to take Serbia into the Fed Cup final for the first time, beating Russia 3-2.Jankovic ... Read more...

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Djokovic to miss Serbia’s Davis Cup tie


March 28th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, March 28 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic will not play Serbia's Davis Cup tie with the Czech Republic in Prague April 6-8.Serbian captain Bogdan Obradovic picked World No.9 ... Read more...

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Indian Wells: Sania-Vesnina cruise into semis


March 15th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 15 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina thrashed Argentina's Gisela Dulko and Paola Suarez to advance to the semi-finals of the BNP ... Read more...

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Berdych saves match point, clinches deciding tiebreak against Tipsarevic


November 24th, 2011 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Seventh-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych saved one match point in the third-set tiebreak to beat ninth-seeded Serb Janko Tipsarevic, a late replacement for Scot Andy Murray ... Read more...

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Czechs beat Russia 3-2 to lift Fed Cup


November 7th, 2011 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Czech Republic won the Fed Cup for the first time as an independent nation Sunday after Kveta Peschke and Lucie Hradecka won a deciding ... Read more...

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