The Czech Republic’s Jiří Prskavec won the overall title at the Canoe
Slalom World Cup Final in Prague on Sunday, with a win in the men’s
single-seater kayak category (K1). It marked his third World Cup win.
Prskavec’s teammate and fellow European champion Vít Přindiš placed second and Frenchman Boris Neveu finished third. For the season, Prskavec ended with 319 points, ahead of Slovenia’s Peter Kauzer, with 266, and Přindiš with 262.
In the women’s event, the Czech slalom canoeist Tereza Fišerová finished third in the C1, behind Great Britain’s Kimberley Woods and new champion Jessica Fox of Australia.
Czech international football forward Patrik Schick has left the Italian
club Roma for RB Leipzig in Germany’s Bundesliga. It is a one-year loan
deal with an option for Leipzig to make the move permanent.
Schick moved to Roma from Genoa in 2017 for EUR 38 million but failed to live up to expectations and only scored eight times in 57 games.
The rangy 23-year-old has made 18 appearances for the Czech national team, finding then net eight times.
Police arrested 28 fans of the Banik Ostrava football club following a riot
after the team lost an away match against Sparta Praha by a score of 0:2 on
The visiting fans attacked local supporters, firefighters and police officers. At least one victim has been hospitalised.
Of those arrested 19 could be charged for disturbing the peace while seven may face charges for instigating a riot.