Petra Kvitova eyes world number one spot
Petra Kvitova eyes world number one spot

Reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic has said she was looking to improve her Grand Slam performances while keeping an eye on the world number one spot for 2015.

Davis Cup World Group: Germany plot France revenge in Frankfurt
Davis Cup World Group: Germany plot France revenge in Frankfurt

Germany will host 2014 Davis Cup runners-up France in the first round of next year`s World Group on the hardcourt of the Fraport Arena in Frankfurt, where the hosts beat Spain last season.

Czech nurse charged for murdering six patients: Report

A former Czech nurse was indicted with six counts of murder over allegations she poisoned patients with massive doses of potassium during the past four years, Czech media reported on Thursday.

IPTL: Gael Monfils to take on Tomas Berdych in first match
IPTL: Gael Monfils to take on Tomas Berdych in first match

Frenchman Gael Monfils will open Indian Aces' campaign against Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych when the Indian team will take on Singapore Slammers in the opening match of the much-awaited International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), here on Friday.

Poison sent by mail to two Czech ministers

Two Czech ministers from the centre-left government received envelopes containing poison last week, a local official and media said on Monday.

Sabine Lisicki vows Germany will be back after Fed Cup defeat
Sabine Lisicki vows Germany will be back after Fed Cup defeat

German tennis sensation Sabine Lisicki has said on Monday that Germany will be back after their Fed Cup defeat to Czech Republic.

Petra Kvitova leads Czechs to third Fed Cup title in four years
Petra Kvitova leads Czechs to third Fed Cup title in four years

Petra Kvitova handed the Czech Republic their third Fed Cup title in four years after beating Angelique Kerber in the final on Sunday to give her team an unbeatable lead over Germany.

Czechs 2-0 up against Germany in Fed Cup final
Czechs 2-0 up against Germany in Fed Cup final

World number four Petra Kvitova got the Czech Republic off to a strong start against Germany in the Fed Cup final on Saturday, winning 6-2 6-4 over Andrea Petkovic in the opening match in Prague.

Germany desperate to end 22-year wait for Fed Cup title
Germany desperate to end 22-year wait for Fed Cup title

Germany tackle favourites Czech Republic this weekend looking for a first Fed Cup title since 1992, their heady days of tennis when Steffi Graf was in her prime.

Novak Djokovic stays on course to retain Paris Masters title, plays Milos Raonic in final
Novak Djokovic stays on course to retain Paris Masters title, plays Milos Raonic in final

World number one Novak Djokovic took a further step towards becoming the first player to retain his Paris Masters title when he saw off Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori 6-2 6-3 on Saturday to set up a final with Milos Raonic.

Sabine Lisicki to make Fed Cup return
Sabine Lisicki to make Fed Cup return

Sabine Lisicki, the world number 27, will make her return to the German team for the Fed Cup final against the Czech Republic, German captain Barbara Rittner announced on Wednesday.

PM-in-exile Sangay raises Tibet issue with Czech MPs

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Lobsang Sangay has expressed concern over the Czech Republic`s position on the Tibet issue despite the country`s known stand for democracy, human rights and equality.

Woman stabs teen to death in rampage at Czech school

A woman stabbed a student to death and wounded two girls and a police negotiator in a rampage at a secondary school in the Czech Republic on Tuesday, according to police.

Woman stabs teen to death in rampage at Czech school

A woman stabbed a student to death and wounded two girls and a policeman during a rampage at a secondary school in the Czech Republic on Tuesday, according to police. 

Czechs cruise to 4-2 win in Euro 2016 qualifier
Czechs cruise to 4-2 win in Euro 2016 qualifier

The Czech Republic cruised to a 4-2 win over Kazakhstan on Monday as the visitors maintained their perfect start to their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.

Czech Republic registers first suspected Ebola patient

Czech Republic registers its first case of suspected Ebola, who who returned from Liberia 22 days ago, Czech chief sanitary officer Vladimir Valenta said Thursday.

Petra Kvitova struggles into China Open final
Petra Kvitova struggles into China Open final

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic fought back after a mid-match onslaught from Australian Sam Stosur to reach the China Open final Saturday.

Jens Voigt breaks cycling`s hour record
Jens Voigt breaks cycling`s hour record

Germany`s Jens Voigt on Thursday lowered cycling`s hour record, covering 51.115 kilometres at the Velodrome Suisse in Grenchen.

France to face Germany in Davis Cup first round
France to face Germany in Davis Cup first round

Top seeds France were drawn away to Germany on Thursday in the opening round of the 2015 Davis Cup World Group.