In Sports News this week: Petr Čech achieves clean sheet record; stuttering re-start of season for Viktoria Plzeň; Sparta Prague new manager starts with league draw; double trouble for Eva Samková; and Ester Ledecká lands crystal globe
Petr Čech achieves 200th clean sheet in Premier League
The 200 mark has been some time coming during Arsenal’s recent run of poor form. It was Čech’s 12th attempt at trying to achieve the milestone and he had to save a penalty during the game. He has he record for clean sheets in the top English league where he has been playing since 2004.
Viktoria Plzeň continue unconvincing league form
Second placed Slavia Prague won 3:1 against Olomouc, cutting Plzeň’s lead to seven points although the leaders also have a game in hand. Plzeň’s manager, Pavel Vrba, says there’s no need for concern just yet.
Sparta Prague’s new manager fails to start with win
Eva Samková shows staying power for Moscow city win
Technical difficulties in the form of a gate malfunction at the start of the 350 meter- long track meant the race had to be re-run, meaning the Czech racer had to win twice. Samková said the protest lodged which led to the final heat being re-run had been justified and had motivated her to prove that "she was the best" a second time.
Ester Ledecká secures snowboard crystal globe
Saturday’s win was her sixth win in the giant slalom and 15th overall. It is the third straight year the 22-year-old has clinched the globe.