In Sports News: Biathlete Gabriela Soukalová claims title in Östersund; football club Sparta Prague edge Baník and are second in the Synot Liga; Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Čech key in club’s win over Sunderland.
Biathlete Soukalová wins 7.5 km sprint
Football: Sparta Prague squeak past Baník Ostrava
Čech named Man of the Match against Sunderland
Czech goalkeeper Petr Čech was named man of the match at the weekend in Arsenal’s 3:1 win over Sunderland. While the scoreline suggests otherwise, Arsenal were not in the best of form and Čech was forced to make more than a few quality saves for the Gunners. As BBC Sports noted, after almost being 2-1 down, the Gunners were soon 2-1 up. The three points put Arsenal in second place behind Leicester in the Premier League.
NHL action: Jágr gets two assists in defeat against Devils
Tennis: Berdych loses singles, doubles, exhibition matches
Men’s tennis No.6 Tomáš Berdych lost his singles and doubles exhibition match in the Premier Tennis League in Manila at the weekend. In the singles, Berdych lost the lone set against Milos Raonic of Canada 4:6 and lost the doubles with partner Daniel Nestor 3:6 against the French duo of Richard Gasquet and Edouard Roger-Vassellin. Berdych was part of the UAE Royals who lost by an overall score of 29:18 against the Philippine Mavericks.