In Sports News this Monday: Bauer takes silver in last ever cross country World Championships; Jágr off to bright start at Florida; Třínec come first in Extraliga regular season; Šafářová wins sixth career title in Doha; Plzeň extend league lead after Sparta held by Ostrava.
Bauer (37) takes silver in final World Championship
Nevertheless, the modest Bauer told Czech Radio that his latest medal – and a previous World Championships silver in the 15-kilometre classic – meant a lot to him.
The soon-to-retire Bauer was referring to Kateřina Neumannová, who took her first Olympic gold in her final race in the competition in Turin in 2006.
Jágr off to bright start at Florida
Třínec come first in Extraliga regular season
The regular season in the Czech Extraliga has come to an end with Třínec coming first on 107 points, just two ahead of Litvínov, who made a late surge. Meanwhile Mladá Boleslav reached the playoffs for the first time in the club’s history, former top eight regulars Liberec failed to make the cut for the third time in succession, and Slavia Prague had a nightmare, experiencing a plethora of problems and finishing bottom.
Šafářová wins career sixth title in Doha
Plzeň extend lead after Sparta drop points in Ostrava
Viktoria Plzeň are now three points clear at the top of Czech soccer’s first division table after a 3:2 away win over Hradec Králové on Sunday. The leaders took the chance to extend their lead after second-placed Sparta Prague had on Saturday drawn 1:1 away with Baník Ostrava, who equalized through Milan Baroš.