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In domestic ice hockey there is just no stopping Sparta Prague - after a 3:2 win over Litvinov at the weekend Sparta are now 11 points clear at the top of the Extraliga. Second place Pardubice went down 7:2 to Havirov. Zlin remain in third place after a 1:1 draw with Ceske Budejovice.

The weather may be glorious here in the Czech Republic but the football winter break is still on. As a warm up for the restart of the season league leaders Sparta Prague took on their old rivals from Slovakia Slovan Bratislava in a friendly at the weekend. The result - a 1:1 draw.

The boy wonder of Czech football, Borussia Dortmund's Tomas Rosicky, pulled a muscle in a game at the weekend - Rosicky is now doubtful for the Czech national side's trip to Cyprus for a tournament in three weeks.