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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  January 26, 2017 10:30pm-10:41pm GMT

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it's such a tragic topic and then, when you pull it into art, you give it a sort of sheen of beauty. does that concern you? yes and no. i don't always do things which are beautiful. but, i mean, i don't shun itjust because the subject's tough. in fact, that's the reason why you bring to bear certain formal questions, to think about ways in which you can make something which feels to people outside of it like, i wouldn't touch that, i wouldn't watch that, as a sort of prelude, as a kind of an invitation. other artists taking part in the prize include the french algerian neil beloufa and american amy franceschini. among the judges was a curator deemed by one publication to be the most powerful person in the art world. where, i asked, does she think this
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prize fits into a landscape already teeming with awards? i think artes mundi is very important for the uk, because the awards you have in the uk are national. for example, the turner prize. it's for british artists, or british—based artists, so what the uk didn't really have in a very eminent way was an international prize. so i think it fills a gap, an important gap. the judges said they awarded the prize tojohn akomfrah for the way in which his work explores migration, racism and persecution. to speak of these things at this moment, they said, feels more important than ever. newsnight is getting under way on bbc two. tonight, does theresa may put trade first and leave the
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ticking off until later? and we revisit trainspotting on the eve of the long—awaited sequel. here on bbc one, it is time for the news where you are. hello and welcome to sportsday. the headlines... hull beat manchester united 2—1 in their afl semifinal second leg, but it is not enough to get them to wembley. england win back—to—back matches on their tour of india with victory in the opening t20. and roger federer will go for an 18th grand slam title in the australian open final, with serena up australian open final, with serena up against venus in the women's final. manchester united's i7
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manchester united's 17 match unbeaten run is over but they will not care because they are going to wembley to face southampton in the final of the efl cup, after losing 2-1 at final of the efl cup, after losing 2—1 at hull tonight. it finished 3—2 on aggregate. patrick deery reports. how hull city would love to have ryan mason in their midfield, not on their monitor. this was a collective get well soon as he recovers from a fractured skull. seconds after his appearance, his team—mates drew inspiration. one match would make it interesting. jon moss is what it a tumbling tiger. faulty. overto interesting. jon moss is what it a tumbling tiger. faulty. over to a man without the goal this season. tom huddlestone converted. the capital of culture was finally reducing the drama, one which needed a hero. here's david marshall's acrobatic audition. manchester
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united equalised on the night through paul pogba. hull city still bounded on. oumar niasse gave them a second goal, a second wind, just too late. former england in basher steven gerrard says he's very excited but nervous anxious about his new role as a youth coach at liverpool. he left anfield at the end of the 2014—2015 season to join la galaxy before retiring in november. he will start his newjob next week. the actual decision to go backin next week. the actual decision to go back in as a coach, and the role and what it entails, i couldn't really make that decision on sentiment or emotion, because i would have been doing it for the wrong reasons. i think the key to it is, liverpool are prepared to help me have awful
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lot. they want to help me become a better coach and a better manager. they have welcomed me with open arms, but at the same time i've got to commit to it and put the hard—working to try and improve as well. nottingham forest have made an approach to data burton albion to speak to nigel clough about becoming their new manager. burton are currently third from bottom with forest three places above them. chelsea have contacted celtic with a view to making an offer for goalkeeper craig gordon. however, chelsea have been told that he is not for sale. he has 18 months left on his current contract. arsenal manager arsene wenger meanwhile will attend a personal hearing for his misconduct charge tomorrow. he accepted the charge for pushing an official during his side's win over burnley last weekend. he said he wants clarity on the rules for when a manager is sent to the stands.
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england have eaten india in the t20. moeen ali took two wickets. the hosts made only 147 in their innings. eoin morgan hit a half—ce ntu ry innings. eoin morgan hit a half—century as the tourists reached their target with 11 balls to spare. it has been all smiles for the hosts so it has been all smiles for the hosts so farduring it has been all smiles for the hosts so far during england's tour of india. and initially it looked like it might be another bruising encounter. this was a foretaste of things to come. but for once, it was england who were left standing. moeen ali's contribution was vital as he took the key man, virat kohli. that turned things in england's favoured. tamara mills claimed his first international wicket. england replied with gusto, captain eoin morgan leading the way, with his half—century. it saw him become the
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first england player to reach 1500 i’u ns first england player to reach 1500 runs in the shortest format of the game. joe root hit the winning run. victory on sunday would wrap up the series. i think it was a pretty com plete series. i think it was a pretty complete performance, certainly as com plete complete performance, certainly as complete as we have produced on this trip. to win the toss and bold, there is always extra pressure on there is always extra pressure on the bowlers to produce. especially bowling at someone like virat kohli first up, and i thought we handled that really well. mills and jordan coming into the side pretty fresh showed exactly why they are in the side. they were outstanding i thought. it is turning into a tournament for the old stages in noble. —— in melbourne. 36—year—old venus williams
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will play her first australian open finalfor 14 years. she'll meet 35—year—old sister serena. and another 35—year—old, roger federer, became the oldest man to reach a grand slam final since ken rosewall in 1974. he beat his compatriot stan wawrinka as tim hague reports. the revered roger federer, ready and waiting to take his place in his sixth australian open final. with fellow swiss stan wawrinka trying to stop him, federer showed the finest of form in the first set. he took it sevenfive. if that was a tight one, the second was less so. the four—time champion controlled it. reiff sets down, wawrinka seemed crushed recall even more so when he left the court crying because of a knee injury. but whatever the doctor did, magic spray perhaps, miraculously changed the course of this match. stands was well and truly the man in the third, taking it 6-1. it
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truly the man in the third, taking it 6—1. it was notjust a consolation. he got a breakjoint in the fourth set. and soon, it was all square. now for the decider. the fourth set. and soon, it was all square. now forthe decider. federer this time took a medical break. and that spray must be good, because it transformed the fans favourite, too. three hours of a first—class contest was over. while stan wawrinka did stand aside for the revered roger federer, it was not without a fight. the two williams sisters will meet each other for ninth time in a grand slam final on saturday. no surprise perhaps that world number one serena saw off unseeded croat mirjana lucic—baroni in straight sets, but there was real emotion for sister venus as she beat fellow american coco vandeweghe. alex gulrajani reports. not
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even venus could believe it. 14 yea rs have even venus could believe it. 14 years have passed since she last made it to a final in melbourne. coco vandeweghe was only 12 when that happened. when the 16 grand slam champion was pushed all the way, her experience helped her to keep her cool. until it was all done. then, out came the emotions.


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