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Spaniard Marquez seals third MotoGP win in Czech Grand Prix

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Spaniard Marquez seals third MotoGP win in Czech Grand Prix

- REUTERS: Honda's reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his second consecutive race and third of the season at the Czech Grand Prix on Sunday with team mate Dani Pedrosa finishing second. With light rain at the Brno circuit, riders started with wet tyres but as the track dried down, Marquez was one of the first to change to slicks and it paid off with the Spaniard gaining a significant lead over his rivals
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Marquez on pole for Czech GP

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Marquez on pole for Czech GP

- August 5, 2017 @ 9:47pm BRNO: World championship leader Marc Marquez claimed his fourth pole position of the season after leading Saturday’s qualifying for the Czech MotoGP in Brno. The three-time world MotoGP champion from Spain clocked 1min 54.981sec on his Honda to finish 0.92sec ahead of Italian veteran Valentino Rossi, of Yamaha, with Spaniard Dani Pedrosa at 0.138 for Honda
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Boxing: Manoj Kumar, Shiva Thapa lead India to 5 golds at Czech tourney

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Boxing: Manoj Kumar, Shiva Thapa lead India to 5 golds at Czech tourney

- Shiva, who recently won a silver medal at the Asian Championships, also clinched a dominant 5-0 victory over Slovakia's Filip Meszaros to record another morale-boosting triumph ahead of next month's World Championships in Hamburg, Germany. Indian boxers packed quite a heavy punch at the 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem, clinching five gold, two silver and one bronze medal at the event in the Czech Republic
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Czech football team shapes sideline shelters like beer cans

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Czech football team shapes sideline shelters like beer cans

- It's often been said that beer and football go together and now Czech club Viktoria Plzen seemed to have agreed, installing beer-can shaped shelters that truly represent the city. The club from Plzen, or Pilsen in English, is known as the Czech capital of beer which gave the world the golden "pilsner" lager in 1842. This week, it unveiled the new shelters for coaching staff and substitutes at its Doosan Arena that look exactly like beer cans
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Hull sign Czech defender Mazuch on two-year deal

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Hull sign Czech defender Mazuch on two-year deal

- (Reuters) - Hull City have signed defender Ondrej Mazuch on a two-year deal from Sparta Prague for an undisclosed fee, the Championship team said on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Czech international joined the second-tier team on trial initially, playing in their pre-season fixtures against Benfica and FC Nantes before being awarded a permanent contract. "I'm delighted the club have given me this fantastic opportunity
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Hull sign Czech defender Mazuch on two-year deal

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Hull sign Czech defender Mazuch on two-year deal

- REUTERS: Hull City have signed defender Ondrej Mazuch on a two-year deal from Sparta Prague for an undisclosed fee, the Championship team said on Wednesday. The 28-year-old Czech international joined the second-tier team on trial initially, playing in their pre-season fixtures against Benfica and FC Nantes before being awarded a permanent contract. "I'm delighted the club have given me this fantastic opportunity
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Sharjah strengthens heritage ties with Czech writers

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Sharjah strengthens heritage ties with Czech writers

- Sharjah: Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH) chairman Dr Abdul Aziz Al Musallam and colleagues have been on a visit to the Czech Republic from July 15 at the invitation of the Czech Pen Club which represents Czech Writers Association. The Sharjah group met with Czech poet and musician Jiri Dedecek, chairman of Czech Pen Club, and discussed the possibility of hosting the Czech Republic as a guest at the next edition of Sharjah Heritage Days
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2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Vs Hyundai Elantra Vs Toyota Corolla Altis Vs Volkswagen Jetta: Specifications Comparison

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2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Vs Hyundai Elantra Vs Toyota Corolla Altis Vs Volkswagen Jetta: Specifications Comparison

- Czech carmaker Skoda has finally launched the 2017 Octavia facelift in India at a starting price of ₹ 15.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Skoda India claims that this is the lowest price tag received by an Octavia yet and in retrospect, the carmaker has equipped the updated Octavia with a host of smart and comfort feature to give it an edge over competitors
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Czech zoo roars over birth of white lion quintuplets

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Czech zoo roars over birth of white lion quintuplets

- DVOREC, Czech Republic: A zoo in the Czech Republic is celebrating the birth of quintuplet white lions, a rare breed on the verge of extinction in the wild. The animals, four females and a male, were born on May 4 and are now 10 weeks old and healthy. Lions normally have two to three offspring in a litter, and quintuplets are extremely rare
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Pliskova becomes world number one after Halep defeat

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Pliskova becomes world number one after Halep defeat

- LONDON: Czech Karolina Pliskova rose to the top of the WTA rankings without striking a ball on Tuesday as results at Wimbledon saw her overhaul Germany's Angelique Kerber. By a quirk of the points-based ranking system the 25-year-old rose to the summit - the 23rd player to do so - thanks to Simona Halep's quarter-final loss to Johanna Konta. Romanian Halep would have become world number one had she beaten the Briton but went down 6-7(2) 7-6(5) 6-4
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All Czech program starts off Summerfest series with pride and energy

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All Czech program starts off Summerfest series with pride and energy

- With familiar faces, a new format and creative repertoire, Summerfest returned to the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s White Hall on Saturday for its 27th summer series. Though still offering high quality, interesting chamber music, the dispensed intermission allowed for a solid, succinct amount of music, while onstage remarks before each piece (while the seating was adjusted for the ensemble) supplemented the program notes, creating a pleasant, easy flow to the concert
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Jeremy Renner fractured both arms filming a non-Avengers stunt

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Jeremy Renner fractured both arms filming a non-Avengers stunt

- Jeremy Renner has injured both of his arms filming an on-set stunt — but not on the set of Avengers: Infinity War. Renner showed off his injuries at a press conference at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Czech Republic on Friday, saying that he fractured his left wrist and his right elbow. Despite reports to the contrary, the injury happened not during Infinity War but during filming for the upcoming comedy Tag
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Djokovic happy with his daily progress

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Djokovic happy with his daily progress

- Three-time champion Novak Djokovic reached the Wimbledon third round for the ninth successive year with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 win over Adam Pavlasek of the Czech Republic yesterday. Second seed Djokovic will face either Juan Martin del Potro, seeded 29th, or Ernests Gulbis tomorrow for a place in the last 16. "It was the first match this year on Court One
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Pliskova leads Czech Wimbledon challenge after Kvitova exit

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Pliskova leads Czech Wimbledon challenge after Kvitova exit

- LONDON: The Czech challenge for the Wimbledon women's title may have lost Petra Kvitova but third-seed and bookmaker's favourite Karolina Pliskova will continue her bid on Thursday. While threats of thunderstorms in SW19 could mean some delays to the programme on what could be a warm, muggy day, Pliskova will expect no disruption to her timetable. Slovak Magdalena Rybarikova is an experienced campaigner, however, who is rebuilding her rankings after a series of injury woes and represents a tricky test on Centre Court
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Czech disabled musicians get world attention

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Czech disabled musicians get world attention

- Prague It’s an unusual orchestra, one that has played in London, Madrid, Moscow and Jerusalem. Its next stops are New York, Washington and Chicago. Tap Tap, created 18 years ago to give students at a renowned school for the disabled in Prague an extracurricular activity, has become a major musical operation that has drawn millions of fans, first at home and gradually abroad
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Czech orchestra of disabled musicians gets world attention

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Czech orchestra of disabled musicians gets world attention

- It's an unusual orchestra, one that has played in London, Madrid, Moscow and Jerusalem. Its next stops are New York, Washington and . You can't tell from its professional, typically rhythmic sound that many of the musicians are in wheelchairs with serious disabilities. And that's just what its director wants. Band leader Simon Ornest believes that often the disabled aren't challenged enough and people tend to be too solicitous of them
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Czech orchestra of disabled musicians goes global

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Czech orchestra of disabled musicians goes global

- Prague — It’s an unusual orchestra, one that has played in London, Madrid, Moscow and Jerusalem. Its next stops are New York, Washington and Chicago. The Tap Tap, created 18 years ago to give students at a renowned school for the disabled in Prague an extracurricular activity, has become a major musical operation that has drawn millions of fans, first at home and gradually abroad
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  • Marquez wins Czech GP, extends lead
    Marquez wins Czech GP, extends lead

    , nst.com.my

    BRNO: Honda’s Marc Marquez led a Spanish podium sweep at the Czech GP on Sunday to extend his MotoGP world championship lead with a second straight win. Dani Pedrosa was second almost 13 seconds back ahead of Maverick Vinales in third and nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi in fourth. “I could have gone faster but there was no need to do so, I had it won and I’m not taking those risks anymore,” said the three time world champion who however celebrated by standing on his bike as he rode past the main stand to an ovation
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Politics & Government

  • Ex-WH ethics czar: 'This is the equivalent of the Nixon tapes'
    Ex-WH ethics czar: 'This is the equivalent of the Nixon tapes'

    , cnn.com

    Eisen served as the White House ethics czar and ambassador to the Czech Republic He calls the testimony "another turn of the screw for President Trump on the obstruction of justice front" Washington (CNN)A former White House ethics czar and ambassador to the Czech Republic during the Obama said Wednesday that former FBI Director James Comey's testimony is "the equivalent of the Nixon tapes
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Sports

  • Spaniard Marquez seals third MotoGP win in Czech Grand Prix
    Spaniard Marquez seals third MotoGP win in Czech Grand Prix

    , channelnewsasia.com

    REUTERS: Honda's reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won his second consecutive race and third of the season at the Czech Grand Prix on Sunday with team mate Dani Pedrosa finishing second. With light rain at the Brno circuit, riders started with wet tyres but as the track dried down, Marquez was one of the first to change to slicks and it paid off with the Spaniard gaining a significant lead over his rivals
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Business

  • New $2m bottling plant for Cassels Brewery will fill 7000 bottles an hour
    New $2m bottling plant for Cassels Brewery will fill 7000 bottles an hour

    , stuff.co.nz

    Cassels & Sons Brewery has commissioned a new $2 million bottling plant they say will open the way for supermarket sales and exports. Managing director Alasdair Cassels said the bottling plant, from the Czech Republic, was a major investment for the Christchurch-based company. It would expand into premises next door to the Maunsell Street brewery as exports to the UK, Australia and Asia came on stream over the next few years
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Technology

  • Czech Court: Russian Hacker Can Be Extradited to US or Russia
    Czech Court: Russian Hacker Can Be Extradited to US or Russia

    , voanews.com

    PRAGUE — A Czech court ruled Tuesday that a Russian man who faces charges of hacking computers at American companies can be extradited either to the United States or Russia — and the suspect immediately appealed his possible extradition to the United States. Czech authorities arrested Yevgeniy Nikulin in Prague in cooperation with the FBI in October after Interpol issued an international warrant
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Health

  • Mulago cancer machine: radiotherapy bunker renovation complete
    Mulago cancer machine: radiotherapy bunker renovation complete

    , newvision.co.ug

    The renovation of the Radiotherapy bunker to house the cobalt 60 machine commonly known as radiotherapy machine for cancer treatment has been completed.Speaking during the handover of the facility by the Arab contractors, the executive director Uganda Cancer Institute, Dr Jackson Orem said the facility has been approved by the Energy Atomic council.He said the cobalt 60 machine has been procured from the Czech Republic at a cost of 700,000 Euros and in two weeks’ time it will be installed at the renovated bunker
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Society & Culture

  • Sharjah strengthens heritage ties with Czech writers
    Sharjah strengthens heritage ties with Czech writers

    , gulfnews.com

    Sharjah: Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH) chairman Dr Abdul Aziz Al Musallam and colleagues have been on a visit to the Czech Republic from July 15 at the invitation of the Czech Pen Club which represents Czech Writers Association. The Sharjah group met with Czech poet and musician Jiri Dedecek, chairman of Czech Pen Club, and discussed the possibility of hosting the Czech Republic as a guest at the next edition of Sharjah Heritage Days
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Czech orchestra of disabled musicians gets world attention
    Czech orchestra of disabled musicians gets world attention

    , abcnews.com

    It's an unusual orchestra, one that has played in London, Madrid, Moscow and Jerusalem. Its next stops are New York, Washington and . You can't tell from its professional, typically rhythmic sound that many of the musicians are in wheelchairs with serious disabilities. And that's just what its director wants. Band leader Simon Ornest believes that often the disabled aren't challenged enough and people tend to be too solicitous of them
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Farming

  • Bird flu found in swans, two poultry farms in Czech Republic

    , yahoo.com

    Bird flu has been found in swans and at two small poultry farms in the southeast of the Czech Republic, Agriculture Minister Marian Jurecka said on Wednesday. State Veterinary Administration chief Zbynek Semerad said that the highly contagious H5 type has been confirmed and further tests were performed to determine whether the N8 sub-type is present, which is "assumed". It is Czech Republic's first case of bird flu in roughly
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Travel & Recreation

  • A Czech Zoo Is Sawing the Horns Off Its Rhinos to Protect Them From Poachers
    A Czech Zoo Is Sawing the Horns Off Its Rhinos to Protect Them From Poachers

    , time.com

    A zoo in the Czech Republic has started to saw off the horns from its herd of rare rhinoceros, in an effort to protect them from poachers like those who killed and dehorned a rhino in a Paris wildlife park earlier this month. Dvur Kralove Zoo director Premysl Rabas said on Tuesday that veterinary surgeons had begun operating on their herd of 21 critically endangered black and southern white rhinos, Agence France-Presse reports
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Law & Crime

  • Alleged Russian hacker can be extradited, Czech court rules
    Alleged Russian hacker can be extradited, Czech court rules

    , cbsnews.com

    PRAGUE -- A Czech court ruled Tuesday that a Russian man who faces charges of hacking computers at American companies can be extradited either to the United States or Russia -- and the suspect immediately appealed his possible extradition to the United States. Czech authorities arrested in Prague in cooperation with the FBI in October after Interpol issued an international warrant
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Life & Style

  • Outrage as nuclear power station holds bikini contest with cooling tower photo shoot to choose new intern
    Outrage as nuclear power station holds bikini contest with cooling tower photo shoot to choose new intern

    , mirror.co.uk

    A nuclear power plant has been forced to come clean after bosses were recruiting a female intern based on a bikini body contest. There was outrage after Temelin Nuclear Power Station's recruitment policy became public knowledge. The largest energy producer in the Czech Republic called for young women to apply for its "competition" for an intern position. Ten female candidates were selected and then organised a bizarre photoshoot in one of the station's cooling towers of the young women wearing next to nothing
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Motoring

  • 2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Vs Hyundai Elantra Vs Toyota Corolla Altis Vs Volkswagen Jetta: Specifications Comparison
    2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Vs Hyundai Elantra Vs Toyota Corolla Altis Vs Volkswagen Jetta: Specifications Comparison

    , ndtv.com

    Czech carmaker Skoda has finally launched the 2017 Octavia facelift in India at a starting price of ₹ 15.49 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Skoda India claims that this is the lowest price tag received by an Octavia yet and in retrospect, the carmaker has equipped the updated Octavia with a host of smart and comfort feature to give it an edge over competitors
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Science & Nature

  • Czech scientists see growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth
    Czech scientists see growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth

    , phys.org

    The risk is growing that Earth will be hit by an asteroid from a meteor stream known as the Taurids, Czech astronomers said on Tuesday. The astronomers, from the Czech Academy of Sciences, drew their conclusion after analysing 144 bolides—large meteors that explode in the atmosphere—from the Taurids and detecting a new branch with at least two asteroids measuring 200-300 metres (220-330 yards) in diameter
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