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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  August 28, 2017 1:45am-2:01am BST

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hello. this is sport today, live from the bbc sport centre. coming up on this programme: liverpool hammer arsenal 4—0 in the english premier league, moving up to second in the table. lewis hamilton wins the belgian grand prix reducing sebastian vettel‘s championship lead to seven points. and dustinjohnson wins the first of the season ending fed ex cup play off events, the northern trust open, in a play—off againstjordan speith. hello, and welcome to the programme, where we start with football news and in the english premier league liverpool produced a dazzling attacking display at anfield to beat arsenal 4—0. two goals in either half forjurgen klopp's side moves them second in the table, two points adrift of leaders manchester united. first—half efforts from roberto firmino and sadio mane put the home side in a strong position at half time at a ground that hasn't been kind to arsenal in recent years. mohammad salah compounded the gunners woes when he struck a third and daniel sturridge added a fourth. but more importantly for klopp, perhaps, is that liverpool have kept
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four clean sheets in a row at anfield in the premier league for the first time since september 2013. they were really organise. if you give them some space and time, they will do what they want. also you are lost before the game starts. i don't think arsenal could do many times what they wanted. that is good to be boys. they worked very hard. defensively, the performance was not that good, and they took advantage of it. it raises many questions. but i still believe that these players are good. it showed the day. ——
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today. title holders, chelsea, put two goals past everton at stamford bridge to make it back to back wins. after a disappointing opening day loss to burnley the blues have struck back heading into the international break with goals from cesc fabregas and alvaro morata moving them sixth. tottenham saw a late chris wood equaliser deny them all three points at wembley as burnley salvaged a 1—1 draw. delle ali had put spurs in front but mauricio pochettino saw his side's woes at the national stadium continue as the new zealand international wood grabbed the goal to deny his side victory, meaning they've now won just twice in 12 matches at their temporary home while white hart lane is being rebuilt. in the other game on sunday, west bromwich albion and stoke city played out a 1—1 draw at the hawthorns. jay rodriguez had put the hosts in front on his home debut before a defensive mix—up between ahmed hegazi and ben foster handed peter crouch the equaliser. the left footed strike on the
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seventh 77th minute in the primera division looked like it would get the win. and these are the results. in italy's serie a, milan, napoli, lazio and torino all picked up wins but for fiorentina their horror start continues losing at home to sampdoria. in the german bundesliga, rb leipzig recorded theirfirst win of the season, timo werner with a goal in each half in the 4—1 thumping of freiburg while hannover made it successive wins beating schalke i—o. sebastian vettel‘s lead in the formula one championship is now down to seven points after lewis hamilton took victory in the belgian grand prix on sunday in his mercedes. ben croucher was watching. the belgian grand prix might take
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place here, but this was no time to relax. sebastian vettel started first. that continued for the race. while they continued, max verstappen disappointed. 80,000 dutch fans watched on. force india did their best tojoin. they watched on. force india did their best to join. they did their best to stay out of the wall. a wheel punctured. sebastian vettel was on to hamilton's tale. he had the tyres and the slipstream. he did not have enough power to get past his championship rival. 0n enough power to get past his championship rival. on his 200th start, lewis hamilton produced a 58th win. a fall is drive. he is on the top of the standings. —— faultless. there is no chance to
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relax. the italian grand prix is coming up next weekend. ben croucher, bbc news. andrea dovizioso now leads the moto gp championship after winning the british moto gp at silverstone. marc marquez lost his place at the top of the standings when his honda broke down with seven laps to go. spanish yamaha rider, maverick vinales, finished second, with seven—time champion valentino rossi coming home in third behind his victorious italian compatriot, dovizioso. now to cricket, where england will take a two—run lead into day four of the third test against west indies at headingley on monday. captainjoe root remains unbeaten on 45 with his side set to resume on 171 for three after the tourists had made 427 in their opening innings. patrick gearey was watching in leeds. england are head in this test match. they lead by two runs. they had to fightjust to they lead by two runs. they had to fight just to get that. it they lead by two runs. they had to fightjust to get that. it has been a dramatic day. james anderson, two
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from the first two matt ball is. shane, first ball, a duck. moeen ali putdown jermaine shane, first ball, a duck. moeen ali putdownjermaine blackwood. it could have been better for putdownjermaine blackwood. it could have been betterfor england. 169. a healthy lead into the lunch interval. england were under some pressure given they were so far behind in the test. they lost alastair cook. they also lost tom, a play attracted secure his —— player trying to secure his place. and then this happened with shannon gabriel. joe root has been dropped, even out lbw, but overturned it. england want a decent total on the board. they have a long batting lineup, but they will need every wicket given how this test match has gone so far for them. if they can ball in a decent
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partnership, it is a high scoring ground. —— goo. it is whether we have good spells with enough wickets in hand. lam happy i am happy so far with how things have gone. there is a long way to go. we just have to make sure tomorrow morning is as hard as we can do. any figures in your mind you wa nt to can do. any figures in your mind you want to keep? anything under150 should be good. we have three wickets so far. we have to push hard. if we can break this partnership early and get stoke and johnny as early as possible, that will be the best for us. india secured a six wicket victory over sri lanka in pallekelle in the third match their one day series which also wraps up the best of five contest.
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jasprit bumrah picked up five wickets as the hosts could only manage 217 for nine while rohit sharma hit an unbeaten 124 to guide his side to the victory target, although it came amid unruly scenes as disgruntled home fans showed their displeasure at the home sides performance, after having already lost the test series. the match was delayed for around half an hour but india closed out the win with just under five overs remaining when the players returned. to golf, and on the pga tour world number 0ne dustinjohnson has won the northern trust 0pen, the first of the season's fed ex cup play—off tournaments. the world number one started the day three shots behind jordan speith but forced the playoff by sinking a 17—foot par putt at the final hole. a superb tee shot at the same hole which counted as the first of the extra holes saw him in a position to pitch onto the green on his second, and set up a birdie putt which he made while speith could only manage par handing johnson the victory in new york for his 16th career title and fourth on the pga tour this season.
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0n the european tour american, julian suri, won the made in denmark tournament won by four shots. the world number 213 went into the last day "one shot adrift" of the overnight leader, david horsey, but overhauled the englishman with seven birdies in a bogey—free effort, as horsey carded a disastrous triple—bogey on the final hole. 0n the lpga tour park sung hyun won the canadian pacific women's open. she finished on 13 under par, two shots ahead of fellow south korean lee mirim. britain's chris froome has taken another big step towards adding the vuelta a espana to his tour de france title. froome won stage nine to extend his overall lead over nearest rival, colombian esteban chaves to 36 seconds. the team sky rider made his break for victory with a few hundred metres to go at the end of the 173—kilometre stage. denmark's victor beat lin dan of
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china in glasgow. it was 22 — 21. the first major for him. that is all we have time for. until next time, goodbye. hello. temperatures are coming down in the week ahead, make the most of any warm sunshiny hub on monday. the bulk will be across parts of england and wales, for scotland and northern ireland, weather fronts close by. winds picking up and some wet weather to come. this band of rain pushing south during the day. not too much wet weather into eastern scotland. with it, windy, some cloud increasing. north—west england into wales. for the pennines and east wales, very warm sunshine. once this green band
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has pushed through northern ireland in scotland, especially in the evening, brightening up again from the north. one or two showers, a spell of rain for a glasgow and fringing into edinburgh through the afternoon. to the south, staying dry for the bulk of the day across northern england. venturing into the lake district in snowdonia, low cloud and drizzle around. for eastern wales across the midlands, east anglia, southern england, long and sunny spells. for some, unbroken sunshine. that allows temperatures to head higher than sunday. across parts of south—east england, 28— 29, even a chance of 30. it could be the warmest bank holiday on record. monday night, this band of cloud and rain across northern england and the midlands by tuesday morning. cool feel behind that across northern ireland,
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might be into east anglia in south—east england. warm and sunny spells before cloud increasing in east anglia in south—east england. not much rain on this area of cloud, sinking south. to the north, cool and fresh feeling. some sunny spells across wales, northern ireland and scotland. some areas of northern scotland will see showers. they could be heavy. complicated picture on wednesday. low pressure threatening england and wales. on thursday, high—pressure building in across the uk. on wednesday, england and wales could see some rain. one or two of those continuing on thursday. for thursday into friday at the weekend, high—pressure settling things down. the outlook this week, warm, even very warm start for some. turning cooler as the week goes on. a bit of rain, monday, wednesday. high—pressure settling things down later in the week. welcome to bbc news —
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broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. my name is duncan golestani. our top stories: in houston — more than a thousand people have been rescued from the rising waters caused by tropical storm harvey. hundreds of others are stranded in their homes. wejust, we we just, we prayed wejust, we prayed a lot and we just, we prayed a lot and we just praise god that we were rescued and we are very thankful texas continues to be battered by heavy rain — with nearly 80cm falling over the last 48 hours. texans brace themselves, as forecasters warn more is on its way. elsewhere — thousands of rohingya muslims escape fighting in myanmar, only to be turned back by bangladeshi border guards. and europe's largest festival gets underway in west london —
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