Czech skier Sarka Zahrobska, who is only 17, has caused a major sensation by coming fifth in her first ever World Cup down-hill race, in the new 'knock-out' slalom discipline. Czech swimmers haven't been doing badly either, taking three silvers at the European Short Course Championships. The Czech ice hockey coach has had problems assembling a squad for the Baltic Cup, and Slavia Prague have drawn a Turkish side in the fourth round of the UEFA Cup.
Czech tennis number one Jiri Novak has crowned the best season of his career by reaching the Masters Cup in Shanghai, and puts his new-found success down to coach Jan Kukal. Decathlete Roman Sebrle has been named Czech Athlete of the Year. And the first leg of the second round of the UEFA Cup did not go as well as the four Czech teams taking part might have hoped. All those stories and more are in Sports News.
It was a dramatic weekend for Czech tennis number one Jiri Novak, who reached his first ever Masters Series final only to miss the match through injury. In football, Sparta Prague remain at the top of the league, while foreign clubs are reportedly hoping to sign several of the club's key players. Pardubice stay on top of ice hockey's Extraliga, while Roman Sebrle has again been nominated for world athlete of the year. All those stories are in Sports News.
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