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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Czech Republic’

Jessica Korda Wins Airbus LPGA Classic

Jessica Korda won the Airbus LPGA Classic on Sunday in Mobile, AL. “It’s very sweet,” the 21-year-old Bradenton, FL native said. “Finally on U.S. soil and somewhat close to Florida.” The tournament took place on The Crossings course at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Magnolia Grove complex. “I just love it here. I love Alabama, I love this golf …

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Eva Samkova: Czech Snowboarder Wins Gold In Sochi

The 21-year-old snowboarder from the Czech Republic put on an impressive performance as she dominated her rivals in the snowboard cross event at the Sochi Olympics. The mustachioed Eva Samkova bested 33-year-old Canadian Dominique Maltais who got the silver medal, and 19-year-old Chloe Trespeuch from France. The camera attached to Samkova’s helmet was meant to give TV viewers a better …

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Davis Cup: Serbia Defeats Canada; Advances to Finals

Serbia’s best known tennis player and world’s number 1 ranked player, Novak Djokovic, got to be a cheerleader on the sidelines this Sunday as his teammate, Janko Tipsarevic, led the Serbian team past Canada to advance to the finals of the Davis Cup tournament. Serbia had trailed the Canadians 2-1 going into competition this weekend. As expected, Djokovic was able …

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Josef Kajetán Tyl Honored With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle on its home page in the Czech Republic, honoring Czech writer Josef Kajetán Tyl’s 205th birthday. Tyl wrote the country’s national anthem, Kde domov můj. In addition to writing the song, Tyl wrote several novels and short stories and about 20 plays. He was born on this day in 1808, and died in 1856. Here’s …

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Thieves Snatch a 10-Ton Bridge in Czech Republic

When David Copperfield made the Statue of Liberty disappear way back in 1983, it was nothing more than an elaborate illusion perpetrated by a man at the height of his game. However, when a group of thieves dismantled and drove away with a 10-ton bridge in the Czech Republic, it was for real. Strange and a little hard to believe, …

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Want A Good Drinking Buddy? Move To The Czech Republic

Anyone need a beer? If you’re reading this from the Czech Republic, there’s a good chance that you don’t need one because you already have one. That’s because they lead the world in annual beer consumption per capita, with a whopping 158.6 Liters per person. That’s just shy of 42 gallons, if it’s easier to visualize that way. The Czech …

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