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play, and miss this chance. at what should have been 1—1, city went in to have them 3—0 up. sterlingkel‘s cfoss to have them 3—0 up. sterlingkel‘s cross picked out nordtveit, who headed then for an own goal. aguero got in on the act soon after the break. west ham were heading for the exit on all fronts. they would have missed thejohn stones header that just crossed the line, which he will remember as his first city goal. this will not have much of a mention in the hammers history books, only a fantastic friday for those in blue. finally we were able to keep the ball more than in the last games, where it was almost impossible, so we played much better in that sense, created more chances. we conceded fewer, and of course that happens a lot, right before the penalty we had
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three orfour lot, right before the penalty we had three or four clear chances, and after the second and third, it was better in the second half. in the middle be given off, we gave everything, but other team it was not enough. it was nowhere near the performance we had here a few days ago against manchester united when we were much more compact with ten men, not with 11, so that is a disappointment. swansea city's ex—first—team coach and club legend alan curtis will get to stay—on at the liberty stadium after the premier league club gave him a new role overseeing loan players. it had been feared the 62 year old would be eased—out with the appointment of paul clement as full time manager. but chairtman hquenkins wants to keep curtis and use his experience with the younger players. british cyclist chris froome says he turned down the chance to use a therapeutic use exemption in 2015 because of moral concerns. the three—time tour de france winner has twice previously used medications under the tue rule but when given the option during a race two years ago,
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he chose not to. they basically said, "your condition is severe enough that you need medication, and medication you need would require a tue." that didn't sit well with me at the time. i didn't feel as if having a tue in the last week of the tour de france was something i was prepared to... it just didn't sit well with me morally. do you think therefore it is right, for example, it is right, for example, we are asking questions of why sir bradley wiggins had three corticosteroids in the lead up to big races? it is only healthy to ask those questions, but, yes, obviously everyone, i am not making negative commentary on his situation,
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that is something he will have to address himself. that was our sports correspondent natalie pirks asking the questions. it's important to add there's no suggestion sir bradley wiggins has done anything wrong. he was prescribed the tue for his asthma. sir andy murray's preparation for this month's australian open is going well. the world number one is through to the final of the qatar open after beating thomas berdych in straight sets. it extends murray's winning run to 28 matches. the pre—match routine of the world number one, sir andy murray, with his loyal supporters watching on to witness a fairly routine victory. across the court, thomas berdych, the man murray has swept aside in their last six meetings. yet again murray was too crafty and took an early break. it was all looking rather comfortable for the top seed, and he sealed the first set 6—3. in the qatar darkness, the battle did arrive, the check returning strongly and managing to put up some resista nce and managing to put up some resistance despite struggling with his ankle —— the czech. but murray was not troubled for long. few players can reach hesitates at the
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last few months. he teed up the first final between murray and djokovic 2017. which is likely to be anything but routine. manor racing formula one team have gone into administration after failing to find new investors. the british—based team finished last in the 2016 world championship. staff were informed of the situation earlier today. 0ur formula one reporter jennie gow has more. i'm afraid it is going to be pretty tough for them, the administrators having said there is a very limited window of opportunity. of course the season window of opportunity. of course the season starts on march the 26th in australia so there really is not much time for them to get this sorted out. there are people interested in buying the team. nobody has actually put the money down on the table yet. it needs someone down on the table yet. it needs someone to comment further job down on the table yet. it needs someone to comment furtherjob to be secured and for the racing to continue. sir mo farah is back in action tomorrow for the first time
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since being awarded a knighthood in the queens' new year honours list. the two—time double 0lympic champion is running in the international cross country in edinburgh, but he won't be signing any autographs with "sir mo" as he told our atheltics commentator steve cram. yes, an amazing honour, to be called sir, quite unbelievable, in terms of where i come from and how i started, i never imagined this in my life. when you sign an autograph is it just mo farah, or sir mo farah?m is just just mo farah, or sir mo farah?m isjust mad mo. laughter has it sunk in yet? i assume you have had messages? great messages from all around the world, especially in the uk. for the support and the honour i have got, it is great. leicester's former director of rugby richard cockerill has joined
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toulon as a consultant. cockerill was sacked by leicester four days ago after 12 years on the coaching staff at welford road. hejoins the three—time european champions until the end of the season. on to the night's rugby union action... and newcastle falcons produced a stunning late comeback to beat bath 2a—22 in the aviva premiership. bath led by 12 points with 20 minutes remaining but ben harris barged his way over to draw newcastle level less than four minutes from time. man of the matchjoel hodgson kept his nerve to slot home the conversation and send bath to their third defeat in a row. newcastle move up to sixth. there were three games in the guiness pro 12. leinster are nowjoint top of the table after thrashing bottom club zebre 70—6.
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newport gwent dragons beat second from bottom treviso 26—8. scarlets secured a hard fought 16—13 victory against their playoff rivals ulster. a penalty try proved decisive for the llanelli side. as aled davies was held up over the line — he was only prevented from scoring by a high tackle from ulster‘s sean reidy. the win consoladates scarlet‘s spot in the top four. worcester wolves are into the quarter finals of the bbl trophy, beating sheffield sharks 99—68 tonight. danny huffor netted 31 points — supported by andy backman as well, as well, as worcester drained i6 three—pointers. that is all from us for now. coming up, the papers. the sport was a
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little short tonight, but not to worry. hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are the business academic, melanie eusebe and katie martin from the financial times. tomorrow's front pages... welcome back, 2017. glad you have not abandoned us. let's have a look at the front pages. the financial times says london faces at triple whammy of transport strike action next week, after union discussions broke down with underground staff set to walk out for 2h hours on sunday night. it comes amid industrial action on southern rail and british airways. the mail looks at the amount of foreign aid paid out to some projects by the uk, and a decision to pull funding aimed at empowering women and girls around the world. the times claims theresa may has been warned by a major conservative party donor that he'll
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withdraw financial support if she pulls britain out of the eu's single market. the telegraph looks at winter pressure on the nhs, claiming to have seen a memo from health bosses encouraging hospitals not to use terms such as "black alert". the i also looks at demand on a&e — saying hospitals are turning away patients due to increased demand. and the express says us scientists have claimed that taking an hour—long nap after lunch is good for your health. if only! and the sun reporting on prince harry's first holiday together with his girlfriend meghan markle. they have been to see the northern lights in norway. right, a leaked memo telling nhs
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officials not to speak about "black a le rt". officials not to speak about "black alert". every year we speak about the increased demand on nhs departments and this year is no different, but is it any worse?|j departments and this year is no different, but is it any worse? i am not sure but i think in the area of high taxation and the health service being one of the best locations for high taxation in the uk, we have a right to be concerned. 42 times in one week in the lead up to christmas, when we do know this, and every year it is the same thing. the weather is cold which means we need to ta ke weather is cold which means we need to take care of ourselves a little more and people will be at the hospital more, so if it has been happening all of this time, why have we not fixed it yet? 0r happening all of this time, why have we not fixed it yet? or if it has not happened to this extent, then why is it happening to this extent this year? either way there is a problem. and of course what does

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