Arsenal opens Europa League with win at Frankfurt

Last year's Europa League finalist Arsenal started this year's campaign on a winning note with a 3-0 away victory over 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday. While Arsenal star stri...

Czech stud farm makes UNESCO's World Heritage list

KLADRUBY NAD LABEM, Czech Republic (AP) — A Czech stud farm founded 440 years ago to breed and train ceremonial horses to serve at the Habsburg emperor's court has been added to UNESCO's World Heritag...

Prague set to see biggest protests since Velvet Revolution

PRAGUE (AP) — Prague won't have seen anything like this since the protests of 1989 which brought down the communist regime in what was then Czechoslovakia. Some 400,000 have signed a...

Spain, Poland stay perfect in Euro 2020 qualifying

PRAGUE (AP) — Spain and Poland maintained perfect records in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship by winning their third straight games on Friday. Spain took a 4-1 victory h...

AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives

PRAGUE (AP) — The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week's election and leading Czech conservative lawmaker Jan Zahradil is hoping that voters embrace the idea o...

Europe's far-right leaders campaign in Prague for EU vote

PRAGUE (AP) — Europe's far-right political leaders campaigned Thursday in Prague, calling migration and Islam major threats to Europe as they sought to rally support ahead of the European Parliament e...

Arsenal, Chelsea, Valencia, Frankfurt in Europa League SFs

Chelsea scored three early goals before surviving a second-half scare to advance to the semifinals of the Europa League on Thursday with a 4-3 home win over Slavia Prague, and Arsenal beat Napoli 1-0 ...

Arsenal, Chelsea, Valencia and Benfica win in Europa League

PRAGUE (AP) — Arsenal closed in on the Europa League semifinals with a 2-0 home win over Italy's Napoli on Thursday while Chelsea scored late to earn a 1-0 victory at Slavia Prague. ...

Czech Budweiser brewer worries about Brexit impact

CESKE BUDEJOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — The Budejovicky Budvar brewery in the Czech Republic has survived a decades-long trademark battle over whether it could call its beer Budweiser. But now it face...

Giroud's hat trick send Chelsea to Europa League quarters

Olivier Giroud celebrated his 50th European competition game by scoring a hat trick as Chelsea beat Dynamo Kiev 5-0 Thursday to cruise into the Europa League quarterfinals. Giroud st...

10-man Arsenal beaten 3-1 at Rennes in Europa League

Rennes rallied from an early deficit to beat 10-man Arsenal 3-1 in the first leg of the Europa League last 16 on Thursday, a result that spoiled goalkeeper Petr Cech's return to the French city where ...

Arsenal, Napoli, Frankfurt advance in Europa League

Arsenal rebounded from a 1-0 loss to BATE Borisov a week ago with a comprehensive 3-0 second-leg victory in the Europa League on Thursday to reach the round of 16. Pierre-Emerick Aub...

Sevilla, Villarreal, Genk advance in Europa League

Sevilla, Villarreal and Genk qualified for the knockout rounds of the Europa League on Thursday, the final night of group-stage matches. Rapid Vienna, Malmo, Krasnodar, Rennes and BA...

Man-made Czech waterways help save carp, a Christmas treat

KRCIN, Czech Republic (AP) — Czechs will have to pay more for their traditional Christmas delicacy this year after a serious drought devastated the carp population this year. The dro...

Inexperienced US faces weakened Czechs in Fed Cup final

PRAGUE (AP) — United States captain Kathy Rinaldi has had a winning formula since taking over the Fed Cup team, and she's not expected to change anything in this year's final against the Czech Republi...