Category: Celebrities

Update: Plzen district court rejects Tomas Repka’s appeal for conditional release from prison; court rules that former footballer lodged his appeal too early, and has not changed his behaviour enough to justify release (Blesk) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: Plzen district court rejects Tomas Repka’s appeal for conditional release from prison; court rules that former footballer lodged his appeal too early, and has not changed his behaviour enough to justify release (Blesk) [Social Media Post]

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Plzen residents criticize graffiti tribute to Karel Gott on social media for poor likeness to legendary singer; unofficial artwork has since been painted over by persons unknown (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Plzen residents criticize graffiti tribute to Karel Gott on social media for poor likeness to legendary singer; unofficial artwork has since been painted over by persons unknown (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Sport: 37-year-old Czech goalkeeping legend Petr Cech to swap football for ice hockey and play as goaltender for fourth-tier amateur British team Guildford Phoenix (Guildford Phoenix press release) [Social Media Post] 0

Sport: 37-year-old Czech goalkeeping legend Petr Cech to swap football for ice hockey and play as goaltender for fourth-tier amateur British team Guildford Phoenix (Guildford Phoenix press release) [Social Media Post]

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Prague prepares for chaotic Friday: 6,000 English football fans in town for Euro qualifier at Prague 10-Vrsovice’s Sinobo Stadium (Eden); Karel Gott’s funeral at Palac Zofin, Prague 1-Nove Mesto; and Signal Festival’s 2nd night; army on stand-by to support police (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Prague prepares for chaotic Friday: 6,000 English football fans in town for Euro qualifier at Prague 10-Vrsovice’s Sinobo Stadium (Eden); Karel Gott’s funeral at Palac Zofin, Prague 1-Nove Mesto; and Signal Festival’s 2nd night; army on stand-by to support police (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Death of Karel Gott: City of Prague government considering renaming street, square or park after iconic singer; Prague 5 also backs renaming street; Gott was long-term resident of Prague 5-Smichov (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Death of Karel Gott: City of Prague government considering renaming street, square or park after iconic singer; Prague 5 also backs renaming street; Gott was long-term resident of Prague 5-Smichov (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Death of Karel Gott: Prime Minister Andrej Babis to propose state funeral at Prague’s St. Vitus cathedral for legendary singer, who died late last night (Tuesday) from leukaemia (CT24) [Social Media Post] 0

Death of Karel Gott: Prime Minister Andrej Babis to propose state funeral at Prague’s St. Vitus cathedral for legendary singer, who died late last night (Tuesday) from leukaemia (CT24) [Social Media Post]

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Controversial Hollywood star Kevin Spacey is in Prague; visited Old Town Cuban bar La Bodeguita del Medio on Sunday (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Controversial Hollywood star Kevin Spacey is in Prague; visited Old Town Cuban bar La Bodeguita del Medio on Sunday (Expres.cz) [Social Media Post]

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New cancer blow for Karel Gott: 80-year-old Czech music legend reveals he has acute leukaemia, three years after being successfully treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

New cancer blow for Karel Gott: 80-year-old Czech music legend reveals he has acute leukaemia, three years after being successfully treated for non-Hodgkin lymphoma (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Sport: Czech judo star Lukas Krpalek wins heavyweight (+100 kg) world championship in Tokyo, beating Japan’s Hisayoshi Harasawa in the final; Jihlava-born judoka previously won 2014 world championship and 2016 Olympic gold in the -100 kg category (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Sport: Czech judo star Lukas Krpalek wins heavyweight (+100 kg) world championship in Tokyo, beating Japan’s Hisayoshi Harasawa in the final; Jihlava-born judoka previously won 2014 world championship and 2016 Olympic gold in the -100 kg category (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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