Marek Holub ordered to serve minimum term of 20 years
The Czech star rattled through the first two sets before overcoming a brief blip in the third to beat the Spaniard 6-1 6-4 2-6 6-4 and book his place in the semi-finals
The summer signing from Lazio will miss the rest of the season
The mystery surrounding a New Year’s Day blast that killed the Palestinian ambassador to Prague as he opened a safe at his residence deepened on Thursday as police confirmed they had found weapons at his embassy and staff denied reports that the safe had an explosive anti-burglar device, which had been mistakenly detonated.
Support is growing for a national name change. But would ‘Czechia’ really do the trick?
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The world number nine beat the British number one in Beijing
Plzen are yet to lose a game this season having won 12 and drawn two, and they will be hoping to keep that record intact despite the arrival of Pellegrini's star-studded City side
Archived material details how gold bars plundered from Czechoslovakia were sold on behalf of Germany's central bank in 1939
The top seed is bidding for a place in the semi-finals today
Defending champion Serena Williams defeated Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan in straight sets late last night. Date-Krumm, at 42 the oldest woman on the tour, put up a decent fight and it took Williams 35 minutes to take the first set. But she raced away with the second to take the match 6-2 6-0 in 61 minutes.
The lights of Centre Court seemed a long way away for last year's Wimbledon giant-killer Lukas Rosol as he made a first-round exit today.
Historical centre of Prague spared but suburban areas deluged
Our Travel Editor at Large addresses holiday-makers' concerns over planned trips to these two destinations
At least eight people have died and at least two are missing after heavy rain caused landslides and swelled river waters to dangerously high levels
Many tweets apparently confused the two countries, which are around 1,700 miles apart