Czech Republic’s coronavirus cases surpass one million

PERTH: At least 71 homes have been destroyed in a bushfire raging out of control near Australia’s fourth-biggest city Perth, authorities said Wednesday, as they told residents to ignore a coronavirus lockdown and leave threatened areas.The blaze has torn through swathes of land in the Perth Hills and was moving toward more densely populated areas.Six […]

Lubomir Kavalek, Czech Who Became U.S. Chess Champion, Dies at 77

Lubomir Kavalek, a chess grandmaster who fled Czechoslovakia after the 1968 Soviet invasion and, after moving to the United States, became a three-time national champion, died on Monday at his home in Reston, Va. He was 77. His wife, Irena Kavalek, said the cause was cancer. From the mid-1960s until about 1980, Mr. Kavalek (pronounced […]

Czech police detain 20 in football corruption probe #duzline #duzlinenews #follow4follow

Deputy football association head reportedly among 20 arrested in case centred on alleged match-fixing in second, third divisions. Czech police have detained 20 people including deputy Czech Football Association head Roman Berbr over alleged corruption and match-fixing following a nationwide raid, news reports said. “The police have launched criminal proceedings against 20 people today … […]