In Sports News this Monday: Slavia Prague win the Prague ice hockey derby after scoring twice against Sparta in under 30 seconds; young Czech goaltender Ondřej Pavelec appears for Atlanta in his first game since collapsing on the ice earlier this season; soccer league leaders Viktoria Plzeň bounce straight back after their first defeat this term; and cyclo-cross world champion Zdeněk Štybar comes first for the eighth time in nine races this season.
Slavia beat Sparta 2:1 in Prague hockey derby
Pavelec makes return after collapse on ice
Viktoria Plzeň immediately bounce back after first defeat of season
Former Czech boss Rada returns to management with Liberec
Superprestige win eighth first place in nine races for Czech Štybar
The Czech cyclo-cross world champion Zdeněk Štybar came first in the second race of the Superprestige series in Belgium’s Zonhoven on Sunday, confirming his current dominance of the sport. In fact, Štybar, who is 24, has won eight of the nine races he has entered so far this season, the exception being a memorial race for Radomír Šimůnek in Tábor last Thursday, which was won by the great rider’s son, Radomír Jr.
Peschke and partner Srebotnik beaten in Doha doubles final
The Czech Republic’s Kveta Peschke and Slovenian partner Katarina Srebotnik were beaten in the doubles final at the season-ending WTA Championship in Doha on Saturday. They lost 5-7 4-6 to Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta. The Argentine-Italian duo have absolutely dominated the women’s tennis doubles this year, and it was their fourth defeat of Peschke and Srebotnik in 2010.