Pressure builds on Sparta Prague trainer after draw; Pavel Maslák takes third indoor gold in a row; Davidová becomes 10 km junior biathlon champ; and Ledecká lands small Crystal Globe.
Sparta Prague manager seen on way out after draw
The draw, in which Sparta had to come back from behind, increases the pressure on Sparta’s Italian manager Andrea Stramaccioni. Italian papers have already been reported that he will be sacked on March 5. Second place Slavia closed the gap with the leaders to nine points aftrer a 3:0 win against Mladá Boleslav.
Pavel Maslák takes third gold in bizarre circumstances
Maslák’s compatriot Tomáš Staněk took bronze in the shot put in Birmingham.
Markéta Davidová wins 10 km junior biathlon pursuit
The Czech Republic’s Markéta Davidová has become the junior world champion in biathlon 10 kilometre pursuit. In Sunday’s final she finished just ahead of Poland’s Kamila Zukova, who had beaten her to the gold in the biathlon sprint at the competition in Estonia on Saturday. It was the last time that Davidová, who is 21, was competing in the Junior World Championships.
Ledecká lands small Crystal Globe at Kayseri
In La Molina, Spain, Ledecká’s compatriot Eva Samková, who took bronze in snowboard cross in Pyeongchang, won her first World Cup event since the Winter Olympics for her second victory in the series this year.