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Chen first, Hanyu second in grand prix opener

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Reigning world champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan opened his grand prix season in Moscow on Friday by finishing second in the short program behind Nathan Chen of the United States.

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Motor racing: Hamilton fastest in U.S. Grand Prix practice

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Formula One title favorite Lewis Hamilton led the way in first free practice at the U.S. Grand Prix on Friday with a lap half a second faster than his closest rival Sebastian Vettel’s best effort.

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Russia’s Kasatkina, Germany’s Goerges reach Kremlin Cup final

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Daria Kasatkina and Julia Goerges of Germany will meet in the final of the Kremlin Cup after defeating their semi-final opponents in Moscow on Friday.

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Motor racing: Hartley will have hefty grid penalty for F1 debut

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – New Zealander Brendon Hartley collected a grid penalty before he had even stepped into the car for his Formula One debut at the U.S. Grand Prix on Friday.

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Motor racing: Red Bull keep Verstappen under contract to 2020

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Dutch driver Max Verstappen has signed a contract extension keeping him at Red Bull through the 2020 season, the Formula One team said on Friday.

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Chen first, Hanyu second in grand prix season opener short program

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Reigning world champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan opened his grand prix season in Moscow on Friday by finishing second in the short program behind Nathan Chen of the United States.

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Venus secures Muguruza rematch at WTA Finals

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Venus Williams will get an opportunity to avenge her Wimbledon final defeat by Garbine Muguruza at the eight-player WTA Finals after the veteran American was placed in the same round-robin group as the Spaniard at Friday’s draw.

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Trump launches petition against NFL players’ anthem protests

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the National Football League over protests by its players during the national anthem by launching a petition and asking his supporters to show their patriotism by backing it.

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Athletics: De Grasse eyes Canadian 100m record

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

TORONTO (Reuters) – Andre De Grasse is eager to return stronger from a season-ending hamstring injury that deprived him of a showdown with Usain Bolt and is now focused on breaking the Canadian 100 meters record.

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Kremlin says ‘old friend’ Blatter welcome to attend World Cup in Russia

/  20.10.2017  /  Sports 

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA head Michel Platini will both be welcome to attend the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russia as “old friends” of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.

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