In Sports News this week: the Prague International Marathon is won by a European runner for the first time ever; Czech tennis star Nicole Vaidisova climbs to seventh in the world rankings, her highest placing ever; and Sparta and Liberec chase the Czech football league title, while Slovacko are relegated after seven years in the top flight.
Prague Marathon won by European for first time
It wasn't just professional runners who found the going difficult in the sunshine on Sunday. The founder of the Prague Marathon, Italian Paolo Ottone, said many of the event's 4,000-plus participants had found the heat overwhelming. He said they would consider holding the race earlier in the year in future.
Vaidisova climbs to career-best seventh in world rankings
Nicole Vaidisova has been Czech women's tennis number one for some time, but could she become world number one some day? Vaidisova, who turned 18 last month, has just risen to seventh in the world rankings, her highest ever placing.