Monday, August 20, 2012

Radio Prague Today 8.20.2012

Articles posted today

Second Prague Pride festival draws thousands in Czech capital

Thousands of people joined in Saturday's Prague Pride parade though the streets of the Czech capital, in the second instalment of the festival. The march was the climax of the week-long festival of sexual minorities which was bigger – and raised less controversy – than its debut last year.

Sports News 20.8.2012

In Sports News this Monday: In football, Czechs lose to Ukraine in pre-qualification friendly while action continues in Gambrinus Liga; in tennis, Olympic silver medallists Andrea Hlaváčková and Lucie Hradecká win doubles title at Cincinnati; and in basketball, the Czech team is second in qualification for next year's European championships.

Jiří Kejval: Deputy head of Czech Olympic Committee reflects on "very successful" Games

The London Olympic Games, which are already being viewed as one of the greatest Olympics ever, were certainly memorable for the Czech Republic. The team took 10 medals, four more than in Beijing, and the wellington boots they wore at the opening ceremony received a lot of international attention. Meanwhile, the Czech Olympic House, which unlike at previous Games welcomed the general public, attracted a huge number of visitors.