In Sports News: after six years Slavia have beaten Sparta in the Prague derby - we have the reaction of both managers; Czech ice hockey stars are in fine form in the NHL; and Roman Kresta has achieved the best ever placing for a Czech driver in the World Rally Championship.
Slavia on a high after first derby win over Sparta in six years
Karel Jarolim's opposite number Stanislav Griga also experienced many a Prague derby in his day, as a Sparta player. But this is one clash he won't remember fondly.
"We learned two unpleasant things during this game. The first is that in the second half we weren't up to it physically, either in terms of running or aggression. And the second thing is our defense - it wasn't the first time it's happened, but we really showed a lot of shortcomings at the back."
Jankulovski starts first league match for mighty Milan
Czech international Marek Jankulovski started his first league game with Italian giants AC Milan, helping them to a 2:1 victory over Palermo on Sunday. Jankulovski, who started his career at Banik Ostrava, joined Milan from Udinese in the summer.
Czech players' form in NHL good news for national coach ahead of Olympics
Meanwhile, goaltenders Dominik Hasek and Tomas Vokoun are both undefeated with Ottawa and Nashville; they're the only unbeaten clubs in the league.
With the Winter Olympics in Turin just months away now, Czech national team coach Alois Hadamczik says the NHL statistics are bringing "beautiful peace" to his soul.