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Czech Greats Need Some Help

from Czech Business Weekly,
Provoked by the poor living standards of some communist-era hockey champions, a group of retired players is calling on Parliament to grant financial aid to see them through their golden years. “Some past champions now struggle as a result of the communist regime having [routinely] ripped off successful athletes,” said Augustin Bubník, a huge star in the late 1940s who went on to have a successful coaching career.
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