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Chen, Medvedeva lead in grand prix opener

Nathan Chen of the United States stunned reigning world champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan in the grand prix season opening in Moscow by taking first place in the short programme, while two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva again showcased her dominance of the women's circuit.

Pochettino proud of Tottenham's flexible approach

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino gave an incredulous shrug on Friday when it was suggested that his side's 1-1 draw away to European champions Real Madrid this week was his best result since taking over.

Hamilton fastest in U.S. Grand Prix practice

Formula One title favourite 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.

Lowly Malaga can still hurt high-flying Barca - Valverde

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said on Friday he will be wary of Malaga's strong recent record against his side when La Liga's basement club, who have only taken one point from their first eight league games, visit the Nou Camp.