Sport is an entertaining and healthy way to take care of one’s body and mind. Most Czechs are either active sportsmen or at least passive sports observers. Especially during the difficult times under totalitarianism, sport was capable of enriching people’s ordinary lives.
What are the most popular sports in Czechia? Definitely football and ice hockey…
What are the most popular sports in Czechia? Definitely football and ice hockey, both widely played in cities and in the countryside by young and old alike. This is why a football pitch can be found in every village and an ice hockey stadium in every smaller city.
However, there is hardly a sports activity that Czechs would not regularly enjoy: tennis, skiing, canoeing, handball… – the list could go on – not to mention sporting activities performed on a day-to-day basis like cycling and running, which are growing in popularity with the construction of new cycling paths, pavements, and outdoor gyms.