The World Rowing Federation (FISA) has taken the decision to attribute its 2022 World Championships to Racice in the Czech Republic after initial bids for the event failed to meet its guidelines.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced that the Swiss city of Basel will host the World Championships for para-badminton and able-bodied athletes in 2019, marking the first time that both events have been held concurrently in the same location.
The Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK) has released its provisional calendar for the 2018 season, with events in the Czech Republic and Argentina having been added to the schedule.
Cities in England, the Czech Republic, Russia and China have submitted bids to replace Singapore as host of the Women’s Tennis Association’s season-ending Finals event.
The Czech Republic has been awarded hosting rights to the 2021 World Orienteering Championships.
Prague has been announced as the host of the first edition of new men’s tennis tournament the Laver Cup.
The MotoGP motorcycling world championship has secured the future of one of its key races after it was confirmed that the Czech city of Brno will continue to stage its annual event until 2020.
German sportswear manufacturer Adidas has signed Tomáš Berdych to become its new men’s tennis figurehead, while Kei Nishikori has agreed a lucrative extension to his partnership with Japanese clothing company Uniqlo.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has announced that the 2019 edition of its men's Softball World Championship will take place in the Czech Republic cities of Prague and Havlickuv Brod, with the women's event being staged in Chiba, Japan.
Energy and financial services company CEFC China has become the majority shareholder of Czech First League top-tier football club Slavia Prague.