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Charles Leclerc fastest in final practice for Singapore Grand Prix

Charles Leclerc fastest in final practice for Singapore Grand Prix
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The 21-year-old edged out Lewis Hamilton to second.

Charles Leclerc finished fastest in final practice for the Singapore Grand Prix.

The Ferrari driver ended the 60-minute running at the Marina Bay Street Circuit just two tenths clear of Lewis Hamilton.

Sebastian Vettel finished third for Ferrari, 0.619 seconds down on his team-mate, while Valtteri Bottas was fourth.

Earlier, the session was temporarily suspended after Sergio Perez clouted the wall at Turn 21.

Perez damaged his right-rear wheel in the accident before limping back to the pits.

The running was red-flagged as marshals retrieved on-track debris from the Mexican's Racing Point.

Ferrari were off the pace of Mercedes and Red Bull here on Friday, but Leclerc's quick lap suggests they could be in the fight for pole position later.

The Monegasque, 21, winner of the last two races in Belgium and Italy, saw off Hamilton by 0.207 sec.

Hamilton, who holds a 63-point championship lead over Bottas with seven rounds remaining, spun moments after he exited the pits, and later encountered traffic on his speedy run.

Alex Albon finished fifth ahead of team-mate Max Verstappen. The Red Bull pair were one second slower than Leclerc.

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Today's Olympic highlights header

Sunday's key events

· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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