Ledecká takes lead in snowboard World Cup; poor showing for Czechs in Moscow; Slavia and Plzeň discover Europa League opponents; Rosický becomes Sparta sporting director.
Ledecká goes into lead in snowboard World Cup
Poor showing for Czechs in Channel One Cup
The Czech ice hockey team had a hard time in Russia at one of the tournaments that are part of the Euro Hockey Tour – the Channel One Cup. Miloš Říha‘s side lost 2:7 to Russia. The Czechs also lost 2:3 to Sweden in their final game in Moscow, a result that left them bottom of the table. They are also bottom in the Euro Hockey Tour overall.
Slavia and Plzeň discover opponents in next round of Europa League
Monday’s Europa League draw in the Swiss town of Nyon decided who will face each other in the round of 32 in the Europa League, the continent’s second-tier club competition. Two Czech teams are still in the competition. Viktoria Plzeň is to face Dinamo Zagreb and Slavia Prague will take on Belgian team Genk. Both Czech clubs will start the two-legged ties at home on February 14.