The Czech Republic have finished second in the Rosno Cup ice hockey tournament in Moscow, after losing 1:0 to hosts Russia in their last game on Sunday. The Czechs had previously beaten Sweden and lost to Finland in the competition. The results leave the Czech Republic third in the four-nation Euro Hockey Tour.
In Sports News: Czech ski jumper Jakub Janda wows the home crowd in the north Bohemian resort of Harrachov, reaching the podium for the third weekend in a row; in football Slavia Prague avert a crisis, finding the money to pay players threatening a mass walkout; Patrik Elias is set to leave the Czech ice hockey league, where Ladislav Lubina sets a new appearances record of 847 games.
In Sports News: just a few days before a World Cup qualifier against Macedonia, Czech striker Milan Baros scores the first hat trick of his senior career; in the Czech football league, second-placed Teplice are still unbeaten this season after a win over Olomouc, who are third; the Czech Republic finish third in ice hockey's Karjala Cup, while Jaromir Jagr is finding the training regime tough at new club Omsk.
The Czech ice hockey team suffered defeat in their second Karjala Cup game in Helsinki on Saturday. They were defeated 2:3 after their game against Sweden went to a penalty shoot-out. This now puts them in second place behind the Swedes, and in order to win the competition they will have to beat the Russians on Sunday and hope that Sweden loses its Scandinavian derby against Finland.
Star winger Jaromir Jagr - the famous No. 68 - signs with Russia's Avangard Omsk; Stepanek goes down in defeat at the Paris Masters; Sparta Prague continues to dominate the Czech football league, though Teplice are now within three; and phenomenal Czech netminder Petr Cech earns his 9th clean sheet this season as his side Chelsea go top of the English Premiership.
The Czech star hockey player Jaromir Jagr has played his last game in the Czech league and signed with Russia's Omsk. Jagr reached agreement with the club on Saturday; Omsk is currently 12th in the Russian league. Jagr's last game for Kladno, where he had been playing due to the NHL lockout, saw the star forward help down opponents Liberec on a score line of 5-4.
In Sports News: Just three weeks after winning the sixth tournament of his career in Tokyo, Czech tennis number one Jiri Novak wins another title, and the biggest money prize of his career; Sparta Prague FC are seven points clear after beating second-placed Olomouc; Sparta ice hockey club are also leading the league; Jaromir Jagr supports the Civic Democrats, but is he thinking of entering politics himself?
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