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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  January 30, 2017 1:45am-2:01am GMT

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after a 4—0 win over wigan. and, john rahm gets his first win on the pga tour with two eagles on the back nine. hello and welcome to the programme where we start with tennis news. roger federer and rafael nadal, playing each other for the first time in a grand slam final since 2011 rolled back the years at the australian open. the swiss prevailed in the final over five sets to become, at the age of 35, the oldest man in the open era to win a major final since 1972, and victory also notches up his record—extending 18th grand slam title. rafa has been particular in my career. he and some of other players have been the most to do that to me.
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the way his game stacks up with me. it isa the way his game stacks up with me. it is a tricky one. i have said that openly. it remains for me, the ultimate challenge, to play against him. it's definitely very special. i said at the beginning that if i were to win over rafa it would be very special. i haven't beaten him in a long, long time now. last time was 2007. i think this one needs a bit more time to sink in. when i go back to switzerland i will sit there and think, wow, it will feel different. i can't compare this to any other one except maybe the french open in 2009 because they waited for the french open, i thought, i tried, i tried again and failed and then eventually i made it so this feels similar. good things can happen. they can happen here but especially they can
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happen here but especially they can happen on play. to hold matches like i hold all day and recover well as i re cove red. i hold all day and recover well as i recovered. you don't get that many free points. and playing solid from the baseline. they think i can keep having success in hard courts if i can keep that happening but on clay, as specially. there were more shocks in the english fa cup on sunday but holders manchester united are through to the last 16 after they beat championship side wigan 4—0. jose mourinho made nine changes for this match. marrouane fellaini scored the first and chris smalling a second after the break which were followed up by henrikh mkhitaryan who grabbed the third, but the big story coming out of old trafford was bastian schweinsteiger. the german marked his first manchester united start for a year with a goal and an assist in a convincing win. we deserved to win. the first half
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wasn't very good but we managed to be1—0 in wasn't very good but we managed to be 1—0 in front and spend at half—time we spoke a lot, changed a few things in the dynamic of the team, the boys accepted it obviously well and the second half was much better. we deserve to win. the job was done. we are in the last 16. championship side fulham pulled off an upset as they thrashed hull city 4—1 at craven cottage to progress to the fifth round. fulham goalkeeper marcus bettinelli saved two abel hernandez penalties in two minutes towards the end which added insult to injury for the premier league strugglers. confirmation there of those results. sutton united — a non—league club — have beaten leeds united and watford at the top of your screen were also beaten 1—0 away at millwall. staying in england — west ham forward dimitri payet is set to rejoin former club marseille after the clubs agreed a $31 million fee. after rejecting two bids
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from the french side, west ham appear to have reluctantly decided to sell payet who joined west ham from marseille injune 2015 and scored 12 goals in his first season. but earlier this month he said he no longer wanted to play for the london side. to spain and real madrid are now four points clear at the top of the primera division with a game in hand after a 3—0 win over real sociedad at the bernabeu. matteo kovacic opened the scoring before half time while cristiano ronaldo doubled the advantage after the interval and alvaro morata headed in a third in the final ten minutes on what was a good day for zinedine zidane‘s side with other results falling in their favour. barcelona's title aspirations took another hit as they drew 1—1 with real betis. it was a game that will be remembered for a disallowed goal — barca denied despite the ball clearly crossing the line. sevilla — third in the league — also slipped up as they were beaten 3—1 by espa nyol. in the german bundesliga on sunday hertha berlin missed a chance to go third after they lost 1—0 away to freiburg and it wasn't the day borussia dortmund
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were expecting either as despite marco reus handing them the lead afterjust three minutes with this well worked move it wasn't enough as danny latza got on the end of a superb cross to equalise in the 83rd minute. in italy's serie a, champions juventus have extended their lead at the top to four points with a game in hand after a 2—0 win at sassuolo. roma lost ground losing away to sampdoria while napoli came from a goal down to draw 1—1 at home to palermo. feyenoord have restored their five point lead in the dutch eredivisie after a 4—0 win over nijmegen. despite a promising start by the visitors the deadlock was broken on the half hour mark by steven berghuis who scored with with this beautiful volley on the turn. eljero elia doubled the lead before nicolaijoergensen got himself on the scoresheet twice — his second came after the nijmegen keeper found himself in no man's land. giovanni van bronckhorst‘s side are on course for their first league title since 1999. earlier on sunday, ajax in second
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spot, beat ado den haag 3—0. lasse schone‘s free kick was the pick of the goals. celtic have broken their own long—held scottish record for consecutive unbeaten domestic games. their 4—0 win over hearts on sunday means they've now gone 27 league and cup matches without defeat. the previous record was set by celtic‘s famous lisbon lions 50 years ago. chris mclaughlin reports. 0utside celtic park, the club's greatest manager. the man who won trophies and respect for understanding who he answered two. the current boss gets it, too. brendan rogers has done little wrong since arriving in the summer. sam's favourite something of an understatement. just two points dropped all season and with a 15—year—old record to beat, his side
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we re 15—year—old record to beat, his side were unlikely to drop more this afternoon. calum macgregor got them going. in the second half, veterans of their will to win. the ball was crossing the line. 22 points clear —— clear, this, the third from manchester city loan patrick roberts. control, smash and smiles all round. sinclair's second from their spot at the message from the fa ns their spot at the message from the fans at the end said it all. inspired in 67, making history in 17. simply unstoppable. all four semi finalists for the africa cup of nations are now in place. ghana beat democratic republic of congo at stade de port—gentil thanks to a late penalty from andre ayew. andre's brother jordan had opened the scoring before the congolese equalised and it finished 2—1. ghana will now face cameroon on thursday in franceville while the day before that egypt will play burkina faso in libreville.
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a mahmoud kahraba goal in the 88th minute helped the pharaoh's beat morrocco in their quarterfinal played at the stade d'0yem. 0n the pga tour spain'sjon rahm eagled two of the final six holes to win the farmers insurance 0pen at torrey pines by three shots on sunday. the 22—year—old who only turned professional seven months ago finished with a round of 65 to close on 13 under overall with this shot on the 13th lining him up for a barnstorming finish. rahm started the day three shots off the pace but by the time he got to the 18th he was in pole position and then this putt that eased it's way down the hill over 60 feet saw him take victory meaning he willjump into the top 50 in the world rankings after starting the week
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at number 137. there was also a play—off on the lpga tour where brittany lincicome defeated american compatriot lexi thompson to win the pure silk bahamas lpga classic in nassau. thompson had the chance to win it in regulation but missed a birdie on the 18th and then on the first extra hole lincicome managed a birdie only for thompson to miss her chance at extending the play—off and handing the 31—year—old lincicome her seventh tour title and first since the 2015 ana inspiration when she claimed her second major title. imean, i i mean, i want to like bust out and cry right now. i'm just so overjoyed. in such a long time since i have one and to have all the amazing players i was up against this week, it's incredible. american golf, here we comfort. it going to be our year. just excited. . until next time, goodbye. hello.
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this week, january will go out, february will start on a much more active spell of weather than we've had recently. we're all going to see some wet weather at times as we go through the week. it'll become windy, potentially very windy at the end of the week, and even where we're starting the week cold, particularly in scotland, it'll be turning milder. 0ne weather system is pulling away from the uk, another is approaching. in between the two we've got plenty of cloud. many parts starting free. scotland isn't. a hard frost, particularly across highland scotland, —8 could be yours to begin the day, with mist and fog as well, just gradually clearing through the morning. so, do watch out for that. yep, definitely frosty in scotland. but that patchy mist and fog into the central belt, for example, to start the day could well slow you down. here's the contrast. as we move into northern england, across northern ireland, the rest of england and wales, it's low cloud keeping up temperatures. hill fog, too, coastal fog in some spots, particularly across the south—west of the uk, it is damp and drizzly in places, too, and another weather system taking outbreaks of rain
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into south—west england. and as we go on through monday, that is going to take its rain very slowly across the rest of south—west england, into south and west wales and eventually into northern ireland. ahead of that, plenty of cloud, a few brighter breaks in northern england, but after that morning mist and fog the best of the afternoon sunshine will be across scotland. this is where you have the lowest daytime temperatures after that cold start. very mild across wales and south—west england. some of us getting into double figures. monday night we continue to see this wet weather pushing further north and east across the uk, starting chilly on monday night in scotland. temperatures coming up, though. bit of sleet and snow possible over the higher ground. and then on tuesday it slides east and south—east across the uk, so again, another spell of rain for many of us. plenty of cloud, just brightening up into the afternoon. into northern ireland, a few sunny spells coming through and double—figure temperatures for more of us by the time we get to tuesday.
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looking ahead to wednesday, that system slowing down before clearing away from eastern areas. then a little bit of a gap before the next system heading into the west. and i just want to show you the picture now for thursday into friday. and a deep area of low pressure dominating proceedings. now, it may not look like this thursday into friday. there's a lot of uncertainty about the detail. i just want to flag up the possibility, though, that this week could end on a very windy note. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. my name is tom donkin. here's our top stories: after protest and confusion, the white house clarifies president trump's immigration policy, insisting he's not targeting muslims. seniorfigures in donald trump's own party say the measures have been poorly implemented but the president stands firm. meet the candidate: benoit hamon. a politician from the hard—left will represent the french socialist party in this year's presidential election. and meet baba sen —
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