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BBC News
Mar 29, 2017 1:45am BST
from the sacked jurgen klinsmann at the end of last year. china's hopes of making it to the 2018 world cup in russia have been dealt a big blow after a 1—0 defeat to iran. 0ur football reporterjohn bennett has all the details of that match and the other asia qualifiers. this was a first competitive defeat since marcelo was appointed in november and it means china's world cup dreams are almost certainly over. 0nly cup dreams are almost certainly over. only one goal in front of 100,000 people. that leaves them second from bottom with only three games to go. it ran on the other hand are having a dream qualifying campaign. they haven't conceded a goal in seven games and need just one win in their final matches to make it to russia in 2018. meanwhile, japan are edging closer toa meanwhile, japan are edging closer to a sixth successive world cup. the leicester city striker celebrated his 50th international goal. they brushed aside thailand's 4—0. it is japan's third straight win. thailand can no longer qualify. it was a vital win for australia in sydney. they beat the united arab e
BBC News
Jul 6, 2017 1:45am BST
venus williams had a scare in her second round match against wang qiang from china. after looking comfortable in the first set, venus lost a second bite into the third the five—time champion dominated, living to fight another day. more controversy at the all england club today when russia's daniel medvedev threw coins at the umpire's chair following his loss to belgian qualifier ruben bemelmans. that was after he's asked for mariana alves to be replaced. the coin throwing was a bizarre gesture, which he insisted was not meant to imply the official was corrupt. he's apologised for what he called his "stupidity". it was long match. obviously i was hoping for a good wimbledon run after a difficult time. and i was very disappointed and frustrated when i lost the match, so a made a stupid thing, which i apologised for and it was a stupid thing to do. i was actually going to leave the court and then when i was packing my things ijust court and then when i was packing my things i just saw the wallet and i decided to do the stupidest thing in my life, which i am sorry for. was there any
BBC News
Mar 24, 2017 1:45am GMT
losing 1—0 in china. yu dabao scored the only goal of the game as the chinese beat the koreans for only the second time in 32 meetings. it was also china's first goal against anyone for 407 minutes. a penalty for syria kept their world cup dream alive handing them a 1—0 victory over uzbekistan in malaysia. omar kharbin chipped it down the middle panenka style to give syria a famous victory in what was their second win in the group, having only scored one goal in their previous five games. our sports news correspondent richard conway was watching in malacca. this syrian team is determined to d efy this syrian team is determined to defy the odds. a500 miles away from home here in malaysia they've beaten uzbekistan by comey they'll. they kept their world cup dream alive. —— 1-0. kept their world cup dream alive. —— i—0. they have an outside chance to qualify next year in russia and that victory tonight plus other results going their way gives them a shot at it. syria really shouldn't be in this position, it's a remarkable story. sanctions at home, a lack of money, poorfacilitie
BBC News
Apr 26, 2017 1:45am BST
the crucible for us. a national hero back home in china, so a national hero back home in china, so enter the dragon, ding junhui... ding junhui was a history maker here last year when he became the first player from asia to reach the final, and the chinese superstar produced this best form at the start of this match against ronnie 0‘sullivan. he was playing attacking snooker. and scoring heavily when he got the chance. 0‘sullivan needed to respond before this opponent builds a commanding lead, and he did. frame seven produced real drama as it was decided by a respotted black. 0‘sullivan had a chance but couldn‘t ta ke 0‘sullivan had a chance but couldn‘t take it and was punished. this disappointment didn‘t last long, though, as he won the last frame of the session to make it 4—4. the second session started well for ding. he took the opening frame with a break of 63 to settle any nerves. he then claimed two of the next three frames to go up 7—5. ding continued to dominate and made another century as 0‘sullivan faulted. the match was quickly slipping away from the
BBC News
Aug 23, 2017 1:45am BST
lucky. no such problems for china's olympic champion in the event, shen long, who beat her opponent in straight sets. the women's singles will number one from japan remains on course for gold in glasgow, clinching denmark in the opening round. lee chong wei's opening defeat was clearly the story in glasgow. with the fellow legend, lin dan, of china, going towards the end of his career, this could be known asa of his career, this could be known as a changing of the guard in the men's singles tennis. that is it for me. you can get all the latest sports news at our website. that's bbc.com/sport. but from me and the rest of the sport today team, goodbye. hi there. yesterday was a pretty humid day, wasn't it? we did have some sunshine coming through. the best in southwest england, temperatures climbing to 25 degrees in bute. it was not sunny everywhere, a couple of inches of rain in northern ireland, 15 millimetres in just four hours in county tyrone. rain not just heavy but also thundery. thunderstorms rumbling north—east across northern ireland through the night. to the start of frid
BBC News
Oct 12, 2017 1:45am BST
. fresh from winning the china open in beijing last week, rafa nadal picked up beijing last week, rafa nadal picked up from where he left off. his touch as good as ever. the spaniard bullied american jared donaldson from the back of the court, quickly taking the first set. and the second wasn't far behind. nadal through after losing just three games. roger federer was next on court in his first match since the us open, and against argentina's diego schwartzman, it was like he'd never been away. the 19 time grand slam champion took the first set on a tie—break and booked his place in the third round with an ace. belgium's david goffin wonjust three days ago, but unlike that he couldn't keep that going. gilles simon took the first set on a tie—break and dominated in the second, errors costing him, the world of ten going home. dimitrov had a battle on his hands as ryan harrison battled his way to the first set, but then the bulgarian hit back. his reactions enough to hand him the second. the third went all the way to a tie—break, but it was dimitrov who came through, edging his way
BBC News
Oct 24, 2017 1:45am BST
, powering her way to the first set. garcia beat halep to win the china open title this month, but she was no match in singapore. halep winning for the first time as the world number one as garcia's ii for the first time as the world number one as garcia's 11 match winning streak came to an end. also in the red group, the former world number one, caroline wozniacki was looking for a first career win over elina svitolina of ukraine. she got off to the ideal start. elina svitolina broken in her third service game. caroline wozniacki was beaten twice by the ukrainian this year, but she wasn't going to let that happen again. she won eight consecutive games to take the match in underan hour. consecutive games to take the match in under an hour. her revenge complete. meanwhile, frenchman richard gasquet is through to the second round of the vienna open. he beat spain's feliciano lopez in straight sets 6—2, 6—3. gasquet will face either home favourite dominic thiem or rising russian star andrei rublev in the next round. another frenchman also progressed as gilles simon made his way throug
BBC News
Jun 8, 2017 1:45am BST
champions last season and there was speculation during the campaign of a big money move to china that never materialised. meanwhile late goals from eder and daniele de rossi helped italy to a 3—0 win over uruguay in their international friendly on wednesday. the match was played at nice's stadium in the south of france. pakistan beat south africa by 19 runs in the icc champions trophy. rain brought an early halt to play in birmingham but pakistan had already done enough to earn their first victory in the tournament. richard mcelvanney takes up the story. after defeat in their opening game to india, pakistan were fighting to keep their tournament alive. a win against the world's number one team was never going to come easily. south africa's open as many steady start, but when they went, hashim amla was the first to go, and we get started to double. ab de villiers was dismissed by the only ball he faced, the first in his 22011 day international. and pakistan took control of the game. they reduce south africa to 118 46. —— 221 one day international is. it was look like a target tha
BBC News
Jun 30, 2017 1:45am BST
capital of the us this around the capital of the so—called caliphate. the us urges china to respect freedom and civil liberties in hong kong as president xi makes a highly symbolic visit marking 20 years since reunification. and a potentially purlis day on the fairway as en elk gives this swedish golfer a run for
BBC News
Jul 5, 2017 1:45am BST
fire to step down. and — at least 50 people have been killed as heavy rains continue to pound central and southern china.
BBC News
Apr 28, 2017 1:45am BST
become china's first world champion. he continued to play attacking snooker and scored heavily. selby quickly saw his lead disappear as ding won three frames ina disappear as ding won three frames in a row. an excellent century break rounded off the opening session in style. 17 is the target for victory when play resumes. in the other semi—final, former champion john higgins leads barry hawkins 5—3. higgins led 4—0 at one stage but hawkins recovered to win three of the next four frames. they'll also resume on friday. afghanistan and ireland could soon be playing test cricket after the world governing body, the icc, made a change to the way "associate" members can apply for test status. they'll no longer have to be recommended by other test playing nations, as the bbc‘s patrick gearey explains. what the icc has done is removed a barrier to potential new test playing nations like ireland or afghanistan. now, in the past, those nations would need to be nominated by two other nations of the icc and they have removed that and said we will just they have removed that and said we wil
BBC News
Jan 18, 2017 1:45am GMT
. china's president defends globalisation and insists there will be no winners in a trade war between washington and beijing. and something fishy: why one of the world's biggest markets is heading for a new home and not everyone's happy about it.
BBC News
Mar 7, 2017 1:45am GMT
candidate in next month's presidential election despite his troubled campaign. and china targets traffic pollution as it promises to "make the skies blue again," but is it losing the battle against the smog? and remembering those who perished on the herald of free enterprise, britain's worst peacetime disaster at sea since the sinking of the titanic.
BBC News
Jan 17, 2017 1:45am GMT
in the new year attack. donald trump casts a long shadow across the atlantic as europe and china hit back at his latest foreign policy comments. elections are called in northern ireland as the power—sharing government collapses. but the main parties are warned they will have to work together again. and he was the last man on the moon. commander gene cernan dies at the age of 82. hello.
BBC News
Aug 10, 2017 1:45am BST
medal of the championships. and china got the only field goal on offer on wednesday. throwing 19 metres to win shotput. the action of the night began with the bizarre sight of botswa na's the night began with the bizarre sight of botswana's isaac makwala on a 200 metre time trial on his own. he was temporarily barred from earlier attempts after being diagnosed with a virus. after repeating his 48 our quarantine, he was given a chance to qualify for the 200. he had to go faster than 20.53 seconds and did just that. two hours later, he went to the semis as well. and so did the south african attempting to get a 400— 200 double. 0ne attempting to get a 400— 200 double. one of the fastest losers. also on day six, dalia, the russian, breezed into the long jump, posting six metres and 66 centimetres in the second round. and mo farah, the home favourite, is through to the next round. he eased through his hit. a fifth global five and 10,000 metres double is still on. bbc news. the year's final golf major, the uspga championship, tees off on thursday at quail hollow in north carolina withjimm
BBC News
Aug 7, 2017 1:45am BST
aljazeera and close its offices in jerusalem, after accusing the broadcaster of incitement. china urges north korea to stop its nuclear missile tests, after the un security council votes for tough new sanctions. and stopping the slaughter. the british army shows gamekeepers how to track and stop elephant poachers in west africa.
BBC News
Oct 26, 2017 1:45am BST
respond and turn it round. the world's best golfers have arrived in china ahead of the season's first world golf championship event in shanghai. defending champion hideki matsuyama and world number one dustinjohnson have won the last five wgc events. they've both won before in shanghai before, but some of the players are expecting the course to play differently this year. we expect a lot of this golf course because it is normally imperfect shed. this year it is not as good because they had an incredibly hot summer because they had an incredibly hot summerand because they had an incredibly hot summer and then tonnes of rain a couple of weeks ago. you will see a few guys duff a few chip shots, it is quite tricky around the greens. it is still scoreless in the world series, back in the next hour. good morning. there are significant changes to come over the next few days. on wednesday, it was another mild day with more sunshine around and we saw temperatures as high as 20 degrees in the south. over the next few days, the wind direction would change and will drag down some colder air
BBC News
Sep 28, 2017 1:45am BST
in china. yes, welcome. eight matches, 25 goals in the champions league on wednesday, one of the most impressive performances coming from paris st—germain, who brushed aside the five—time european champions bayern munich 3—0. according to our football reporterjohn bennet, signs their heavy investment in their playing squad is paying off. 3-0 3—0 windfall paris st—germain. they proved they are the real deal in the champions league this season. mbappe has proved he is worth every penny, and bayern munich were humiliated. it was dani alves who scored the first goal, neymar found it was dani alves who scored the first goal, neymarfound him. cavani is in brilliant form, just can't stop finding the back of the met. the best bit was the third goal, mbappe with an amazing bit of skill to set up neymar. they call it the rollover, this bit of skill. it was sensational, 3—0. not a great night of bayern munich, after what has been a difficult start to the season for head coach carlo ancelotti. chelsea grabbed a late winner against atletico madrid, michy batshuayi with the goal. while
BBC News
Nov 6, 2017 1:45am GMT
rose has made it back—to back wins on the european tour. after victory in china last week, the englishman clinched the turkish open by a single stroke this weekend. a terrfic approach shot at the final hole set up a birdie opportunity which he had to make and did that took him to 18 under, one clear of belgium's nicholas coelsarts and south african dylan fratelli. i guess i think this is the first time gone back to back in my career literally week on week, the last timei literally week on week, the last time i did it they might have been a week off between the two so to roll some form into tournament immediately is wonderful. even though i'm not playing it's a terrific week with me, i'm going to catch up with my coaches, my physio, catch up with my coaches, my physio, catch up with some work, get my body feeling good and come back to divide giving myself the best possible chance. even though i'm not technically playing an going to do a lot of work —— back to dubai. and india's shiv kapur won his first title on home soil, and his third overall, with a three—shot triumph on
BBC News
Jul 14, 2017 1:45am BST
newjersey, after a lengthy delay for heavy rain and thunder earlier. feng shanshan of china leads the way after an opening round of 66. she's one shot clear of south korea's amy yang, who's in the clubhouse on 5—under—par. mexico's gaby lopez is also 5—under with 7 holes to play, so she could challenge the lead. lydia ko's in a group of players a further shot back on 4—under. the defending champion brittany lang finished level par after shooting a 72. while the women's pga champion danielle kang has moved bacjk to level par — with three to play. the day so far, though, belongs to feng shanshan. i think everything was great to day. i think everything was great to day. i think out a mean, i think i left some out there for maybe the weekend. i really love the course. i just had a really good round. it suits my game because it really requires aggressive... especially for the second shot into the greens and that is what i did really well today. i am and that is what i did really well today. iam happy and that is what i did really well today. i am happy about the round. 66, that i
BBC News
Aug 24, 2017 1:45am BST
chong wei in the men's singles. nick hope is in glasgow for us. china's lee liu have been successful through the competition and they headed here after winning the asian championships earlier in the year. they were out forced in their opening game. they were up against the indonesian pair, who were unseeded, though it is worth pointing out they have one previous world titles with previous partners. this duo teamed up late last year but despite losing the opening set to the chinese they fought back to ta ke to the chinese they fought back to take the next two. two of the favourites progressed in the singles to the next round, chen long defeating the indonesian in straight sets and the other was long's other teammate, lin dan, who beat emil holst/ lijunhui/ teammate, lin dan, who beat emil holst/ li junhui/ liu teammate, lin dan, who beat emil holst/ lijunhui/ liu yuchen. lin dan, looking for a sixth career world title this week recovered to win in three. —— lin dan. thursday's action will see all of those who made it through to the round of 16 can pick and friday will be the quart
BBC News
Jun 14, 2017 1:45am BST
qualification alive after a 2—2 draw with china in group a of asian qualifying. they scored a stoppage time equaliser through ahmad al salih with the match being played in malaysia due to the civil war in syria. the result leaves china bottom of the group with two matches remaining and although mathematically possible, highly unlikely that they'll claim a play off spot. translation: i am translation: iam not translation: i am not at all happy with the outcome of the match. it is a pity not to get the three points. we did very well. we played a good first up and a great second half and we re first up and a great second half and were unlucky to concede a goal. at first the referees gathered to us and then he changed his mind and i shall like he did that. china are bottom because also in group a — 2022 world cup hosts qatar have stunned south korea beating them 3—2 in doha. hassan al haidos with the winner 16 minutes from the end there were also a host of international friendlies being played on tuesday and one of those was in paris between france and england, where the home fans stood as
BBC News
Oct 3, 2017 1:45am BST
. garbine muguruza is out of the china open after falling ill in her first—round match. hello, and welcome. barcelona defender gerard pique had a hostile reception from some spain supporters as he trained with the national side a day after catalonia's independence referendum. jeering well, you can hear the whistles and jeers there at spain's public training session in madrid ahead of their final world cup qualifiers against albania and israel. the 30—year—old voted in the referendum on sunday and condemned the brutality of police in trying to prevent others from doing so. pique also said on sunday he would stand down from international duty if his presence caused a problem for the team. barcelona football club will take part in a strike across catalonia on tuesday in protest at the violence. none of the professional teams or the youth teams will train. the club's president, josep bartemeu, also spoke on monday, and defended the decision to go ahead with sunday's match against las palmas behind closed doors. pep guardiola, their most successful ever coach, hit out at the club fo
BBC News
Jul 19, 2017 1:45am BST
beat ac milan 3—1 in a high—profile pre—season friendly in china. here is austin halewood. after making ten signings already this summer, the new season means a new beginning for milan. tuesday was a chance to roadtest their new era against another of european football's biggest clubs. it was the germans who started the stronger. they scored from outside the box. a formerjuventus defender was added to the squad and his late signing meant he couldn't make it to china for the game and it looked like they missed him in defence. a foul and the box, penalty. pierre—emerick aubameyang scored 31 goals for dortmund last season, so there was no surprise when he was the man to double the lead. still within the first half—hour, a goal back for the italian side, to leave them one behind at the break. but into the second half, despite being linked with a move away from the club, aubameyang seemed to be enjoying his football and enjoying scoring goals. the new age has not kicked into gear just yet for milan, but for dortmund, promising signs and another win under new manager peter bosz. af
BBC News
Feb 1, 2017 1:45am GMT
watford's odion ighalo heads to china. what more did sebastian coe know about doping. the head of world athletics comes under scrutiny. hi there wherever you are around the world. welcome to sport today. it was a wet wet night across most of england so it was a good night to snuggle up in front of the television and watch some football. there were seven games in all, including league leaders chelsea and liverpool. despite their missed penalty chelsea boss antonio conte was happy to leave anfield with a point. ade adedoyin reports. an incident packed match but 1—1 was probably a fair result although the liverpool fans will be happier with the result when you consider the month the club has had, three straight defeats at anfied coming into this match and to get a draw against a chelsea side that have beenin against a chelsea side that have been in fine form is a decent result all things considered. chelsea took the lead through a david luiz freekick which caught mignolet napping, while liverpool equalised on 52 minutes and diego costa could have won it for chelsea but his penalty
BBC News
Feb 3, 2017 1:45am GMT
calls with world leaders. the trump white house tries a charm offensive. is china, ready to replace the united states and take the lead in a new world order? our china editor gives her assessment. and why the real—life soap opera of us—mexican relations is being reflected on television south of the border.
BBC News
Oct 9, 2017 1:45am BST
year by beating nick kyrgios at the china open on sunday. the australian was beaten in straight sets by the spaniard as the world number one secured his 75th atp crown. rob heath reports. wired for sound and, initially at least, plugged in on the court, nick kyrgios matched rafael nadal in the early stages of this match. once again, though, discipline let him down. discipline penalty while nadal simply shifted through his gaze. nadal last won this tournament in 2005. at times he appeared as brightly as the 19—year—old who was about to take world tennis by storm. kyrgios simply had no answer. nadal took the second set 6—1, this is his sixth title of the year. very positive win. lucky the first day. i remember always things change pretty quick in sports, especially when you are ina quick in sports, especially when you are in a good dynamic, like i'm doing this year, so after saving two match points in the first match, i've played a great week of tennis. very happy for this title. takes a long time to win it again after 2005, but here i am again. very happy for everything, and tha
BBC News
Apr 24, 2017 1:45am BST
selby will complete his match with china's xiao guodong on monday afternoon with the two time winner three frames from securing his place in the quarter—finals. 2013 finalist, barry hawkins, celebrating his 38th birthday finished 9—6 up against 2006 winner graeme dott. they'll also complete their match on monday afternoon. and the winner of that match will play scotland's stephen maguire who was a comprehensive 13 frames to three winner against rory mcleod with a session to spare booking his place in the last eight for the first time since 2012. lebronjames lebron james got 32 lebronjames got 32 points to have a a—game sweep of indiana. that is it. from me and the rest of the marvellous sport team, that is goodbye for now. hello there. we've got a bit of a taste of winter for the new working week. the cold front is going south across the uk introducing colder conditions. so, through the week ahead, a chance of seeing wintry showers. gardeners, take note, also some frosty nights over the next few nights too. we are already seeing colder conditions moving in across scotland with
BBC News
Jul 24, 2017 1:45am BST
. the world para—athletics championships have come to an end in london. china finished top of the medal table, the usajust behind on 59 — and then great britain in third. it's reported that london is looking to host the competition again in 2019, thanks to the success of this year's events. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — that's bbc.com/sport. but from me and the rest of the sport today team, goodbye. hello. that was an up—and—down weekend. many of us saw rain at some stage of the weekend. for some of us, it came from big clouds, threatening skies, and some intense downpours, but i think most of us saw some sunshine at some stage of the weekend, as well. in the sunshine, it wasn't too bad. but it is still up and down as we go through this week. that means we could see changeable weather on the way. we're going to try to turn things drier and warmer in the next couple of days. not going to last, mind you. unsettled from wednesday. we'll all see some rain on wednesday, and the wind will be picking up, as well, during the second half of the week. now, the ar
BBC News
Apr 7, 2017 1:45am BST
the agenda, will the presidents of china and the us find some common ground? after decades of violence, the basque separatist group, eta has confirmed to the bbc it will disarm on saturday. and an inspired work of art, or expensive folly? we have an exclusive on the latest work by damien hirst.
BBC News
May 1, 2017 1:45am BST
itjeopardises commercial co—operation with china. north korea is maybe more important than trade. trade is very important, but massive warfare with millions, potentially millions of people being killed, that, as we would say, trumps trade. tornadoes hit texas, leaving at least nine people dead and nearly 50 in hospital. emergency services say they fear the death toll may rise. international tributes to ueli steck, one of the world's best—known mountaineers, who was killed in an accident on mount everest.
BBC News
Jan 3, 2017 1:45am GMT
possible. former chelsea midfielder oscar has touched down in china, and unsurprisingly he was treated to a hero's welcome following his move to shanghai for around $73 million. there was plenty of flowers and flash photography greeting him in the middle kingdom. the 25—year—old brazil international was greeted by hundreds of fans as he arrived at pudong airport. it's reported oscar will earn nearly half a million dollars a week playing for shanghai sipg in the chinese super league. world number two novak djokovic overcame a rusty start to kick off 2017 with a win in the first round of the qatar open in doha on monday. he was 5—1 down in the first set to unseeded german jan—lenna rd struff. djokovic was playing in his first match since losing the atp world tour final to andy murray in november. struff raced to a 4—0 lead in the opening set, but djokovic bounced back. the serb continued to apply pressure and closed out a comfortable victory in the end 7—6, 6—3. the australian open, the first tennis grand slam of the year, gets under way in just a couple of weeks in
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Jan 23, 2017 1:45am GMT
potential move to china, well, he was back in the starting line up and of course back in the goals. costa broke the deadlock when he converted a low cross from victor moses in the seventh minute of first—half injury time. the length of the added time due to sickening clash of heads, which saw ryan mason taken to hospital with a fractured skull. hull have confirmed he's in a stable condition. gary cahill made the points safe for chelsea nine minutes from time. this game was very difficult for us. it is not easy, it is not easy to play this type of game. i think our opponent was very good. they created difficulties for us. but i think we are in the second part of the season and every game now becomes very tough. it is important because the result is not the best for us and we came here to take points for us, to give a good performance and take points is the most important thing, of course. the result is not the best. i saw something is important in my team that we can change, but the result is not the best. arsenal have moved into second place after a 2—1 win against burnley at the emir
BBC News
Sep 26, 2017 1:45am BST
sloane stephens has been knocked out of the wuhan open in the first round. she lost to china's wang qiang in straight sets. with that, and some more shocks from the first round, here's austin halewood. 2017 has been a fairy tale to sloane stephens but the script was not followed. she lost the first set. and into the second, the fight that —— the fightback never came. qiang wang winning in her sixth attempt, stevens out of the first hurdle. in her first match since losing to stevens, madison keys also struggled. the american lost the first set. and into a second set tiebreak, it was lepchenko who continued to dominate, winning in just two hours. and the shocks didn't stop there, as the opening round continued in wuhan. former world number one angelique kerber, powerful and precise in taking the opening set from garcia of france. but one of seven straight games put garcia out of sight and into the second round. one player already there that no further british number onejohanna there that no further british number one johanna konta. there that no further british number onejohanna k
BBC News
Nov 3, 2017 1:45am GMT
tour of asia, with the shadow of a rising china looming large.
BBC News
Sep 27, 2017 1:45am BST
after being arrested. and the big names continue to tumble in china. world number two simona halep the latest casualty at the wuhan open. let's start with the european champions league, and real madrid came away with a what could be crucial victory in germany. goals from gareth bale with a superb first half volley and two from cristiano ronaldo sealed a 3—1 away win over dortmund. the result sees them lead the way in a competitive group h. ronaldo reached a10 goals for real with his contribution. it was a result that coach zinedine zidane hailed as perfect. translation: in the end of the most important thing is to play like we did today and score goals. we scored three goals today, two coming from cristiano and one from gareth, and i'm very happy for them. we also had more chances, especially in the second half, and in the end we got a very good result, a very important result at a very difficult stadium. we've never won here before and it important to get this result and how we did it, from the beginning to the end. tottenham are level with real at top of the group thanks to their 3
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Sep 29, 2017 1:45am BST
line—up for the wuhan open in china is complete — but it doesn't include the world number one garbine muguruza. she was beaten in three sets by the french open championjelena 0stapenko. the champion lost in 3—set, the latvian coming from a set down. she will now face ashley barty who defeated pliskova. now they call it the presidents cup, and it's fair to say phil mickleson captured just that, sneaking a selfie with three former occupants of the white house on the opening day of the biennial matchplay tournament which pits the usa against an international team. and as colm harrison reports, they have reason to be happy — having witnessed a great start by the usa. barack 0bama ba rack 0bama was barack 0bama was one of three former us president in attendance on the opening day of the presidents cup in newjersey and he saw the americans make a blistering start to the defence of their trophy. ricky and justin got the ball rolling with a co mforta ble justin got the ball rolling with a comfortable victory over charles schwarz. they never looked back after this chip in birdie at the thi
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Oct 25, 2017 1:45am BST
own president. just a couple of hours until china unveils its new top leadership. will we see a possible successor to president xi? after a year of official mourning, thailand makes final preparations for the king's farewell. and he made the ordinary extraordinary. for the first time, more than 50 of cezanne's portraits are gathered together for a landmark exhibition.
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Jun 6, 2017 1:45am BST
african football star chieck tiote dies suddenly on the training pitch in china. world number one andy murray moves through to the french open quarter finals as his game continues to improve. and rain thwarts what looked set to be certain victory for australia over bangladesh in their icc champions trophy match. hello and welcome to the programme where we start with the sad news that former ivory coast midfielder cheick tiote has died aged 30. he collapsed while training with his club beijing enterprises. he moved to china earlier this year after playing in the english premier league with newcastle united since 2010. he will be remembered as a tough tackling midfielder. cheick tiote played premier league games for newcastle. 0ne cheick tiote played premier league games for newcastle. one of his most memorable moments came when he scored this incredible volley with just seconds left as his team came from 4—0 down to clinch a draw with arsenal. former teammates were quick to pay tribute on social media. netherlands and newcastle goalkeeper said" deeply sad to hear the news about c
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Apr 14, 2017 1:45am BST
million and tightens china's grip on the italian game. their rivals, inter, were bought last year by a chinese electronics retail group. tributes have been paid to the nfl administrator dan rooney, who has died at the age of 8a. rooney was a former chairman of the pittsburgh steelers who were superbowl champions six times while he was in charge. he was also credited with spearheading a requirement that nfl teams with managerial vacancies should interview at least one minority candidate, which became known as the "rooney rule". daniel mooney inherited the pittsburgh steelers from his father, who founded the team, and was basically one of the founders of the modern nfl. and the main thing that he did for the nfl was a certain calm and longevity. in the time that he took control of the team, which was 1969, when he hired chuck noel as coach, they have only had three coaches, including the current one, like tom and, who was 33 years old when they hired him, and they hired him when he was a relatively unknown, very young black assistant. and from their experience of that hiring came the roo
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Mar 14, 2017 1:45am GMT
of poland or china's peng shuai. 2015 champion simona halep lost in straight sets to france's kristina mladenovic. the romanian went down 6—3, 6—3 and the world number four still appears troubled by a knee injury that affected her form early in the season. there is confirmation of the results. stand the brink moves through as well. —— stan wawrinka. the winner of monfils against isner will play dominic thiem. the number eight seed is through to the fourth round after beating germany's mischa zverev in straight sets. it's the second straight year he's got this far. on the day the queen's baton relay marks the beginning of the countdown to next year's commonwealth games the 2022 event suddenly doesn't have a host city anymore. the games will now not be taking place in durban. the south african city was going to be the first african host city and had been the only one to bid for the games. but it had indicated recently it faced financial difficulties. uk cities liverpool and birmingham have already expressed an interest in stepping in to stage the games. the commonwealth
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Apr 4, 2017 1:45am BST
equivalent at the white house. why china is experiencing a baby boom, driven partly by older mothers. we have a special report.
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Jan 12, 2017 1:45am GMT
for us secretary of state hits out at china in his confirmation hearing — calling it aggressive, expansionist and unreliable. the taliban release a video of two abducted professors — one australian, the other american — as they plead for donald trump to help free them. and drawing a line under the 0bama presidency — we talk to the artist who's painted him every day since he took office.
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Apr 17, 2017 1:45am BST
pressure on pyongyang. a senior us official says president trump will involve china in finding options to deal with north korea, but stopped short of military action. and the death toll rises from saturday's bomb attack in syria.
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Jun 1, 2017 1:45am BST
ground for terrorism. we report from libya's forgotten war. china and the eu prepare a joint statement in support of the paris climate change agreement, president trump prepares to announce whether the united states will withdraw from the accord.
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Jul 11, 2017 1:45am BST
report on the trillion dollar project linking china with europe.
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Apr 18, 2017 1:45am BST
—old qualifier yan bingtao of china. the 2005 champion was 9—5 up before the teenager fought back. murphy eventually winning10—8 and will face ronnie 0'sullivan in the second round but after the match murphy tipped yan to win a world title during his career. 2015 champion stuart bingham is also through after beating another former winner peter ebdon. he was leading 5—4 coming into monday morning's session, but then ran away with the match 10—5 the final score and he'll face fellow englishman kyren wilson next. two chinese players will be battling it out on tuesday, last year's runner up ding junhui leads his first round match against zhou yuelong by seven frames to two. the world number four hit three century breaks during the morning session including this 132 in the final frame. a row between ronnie 0'sullivan, snooker‘s best known player, and the sport's governing body has been the talk of the crucible theatre. after winning his first round match on sunday the five—time world champion launched an attack on the game's authorities in which he said that world snooker had
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Jul 4, 2017 1:45am BST
affects central and southern china. iran seals a multi—billion dollar deal with french energy giant total — the first of its kind since sanctions were relaxed. the scanner that reveals the in—depth workings of the brain as never before, it could revolutionise treatment.
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Aug 28, 2017 1:45am BST
dan of 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 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 som
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Jul 25, 2017 1:45am BST
cup. they beat lyon 1—0 in china's eastern city of nanjing on monday. after a goalless first half, with few chances for either side, stevan jovetic stole the ball from the lyon defence, before setting upjoao mario for the winner. inter next play german champions bayern munich on thursday. speaking of bayern munich, bayern munich‘s head coach carlo ancelotti says he expects english premier league clubs to perform much better in the champions league this season. last year only leicester city made the quarter—finals but ancelotti believes there's not much between the top clubs in europe now. to think that there is not a lot of difference. the last period in champions league, the premier league tea m champions league, the premier league team had big problems, but they did that this year. they have a really good team in champions league, chelsea, tottenham, manchester united, manchester city, and so on. and so i think the champions league, with these teams will be more competitive this year. staying with football, there's a been shock at the women's european championships in the ne
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