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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  July 10, 2017 1:45am-2:01am BST

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from three shots behind, a debut pga tour win. xander schauffele at the greenbrier classic. and valtteri bottas wins the austrian grand prix. sebastian vettel extends his lead in the drivers' championship. hello there. wayne rooney says he's ‘ecstatic‘ to return to everton. he's left manchester united after 13 years, rejoining his boyhood club on a free transfer. with 253 goals, he is united's all—time leading scorer. now the club that gave him a premier league debut hope he'll be scoring again for them over the next two seasons. from goodison park, adam wild reports. wayne rooney, back in blue, back to his boyhood club. one of the finest of his generation, back to where it all began, announcing himself as a teenager in spectacularfashion. but his love for his club has clearly never gone away. i'm ecstatic, i can't wait to be back in. to be honest, i've kept it quiet for the last 13 years, but i've actually been wearing everton pyjamas.
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rooney left everton for old trafford in 2004, and it was there his career really took off. rooney! that is absolutely fantastic! at manchester united, he won almost everything the club game has to offer, becoming their all—time leading scorer. his opportunities on the pitch, though, becoming increasingly limited, so time for a new challenge. his future now lies in his past. there are plenty who will feel this is a glorious return to goodison for one of their own. it is perhaps, though, easy to be overly romantic about such tales. the real test is what the fans think. i wasn't sure. obviously a lot has gone on over the years when he left, and things like that. i think it'sjust fantastic for everton. so a career gone full circle. rooney famously once announced, once a blue, always a blue. in football, such allegiances can be hard to shake off. moving in the opposite
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direction is romelu lukaku — who says he didn't have to think twice about joining manchester united. the striker‘s on the verge of a $97 million move from everton after completing a medical. the deal‘s believed to include another $20 million in add—ons. meanwhile, his former club have been spending too, this time on a defender. antonio rudiger‘s signed a five—year deal at chelsea roughly $37 million initially, going the way of roma just a week after the 24—year—old lifted the confederations cup with germany. lets give you a live update from the
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gold cup. jamaica are currently in the lead. not long left there. mexico against al salvador to follow, both games in san diego. xander schauffele has won his first pga tour event after coming from from three shots behind to win the greenbrier classic in west virginia. here he is on the 18th — and just look at this for a tee shot. the american hitting it to within three feet of the hole and the crowd showed their appreciation. his birdie saw him finish on ill—under par. the title was his when robert streb, in the final group immediately behind, failed to do the same. after the win schauffele said i am lost for words. this has changed my life. at the irish 0pen, jon rahm further enhanced his growing reputation. he won by six strokes and a record tournament score, shooting a 7—under—par 65 in a final round that featured two eagles and accusations of replacing a ball on the wrong spot. the tour referee said no penalty.
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so rahm took the trophy at portstewa rt. now, to the youngest known winner of a professional golf tour event. that's the title bestowed on atthaya thitikul — the fourteen—year—old amateur who's won the ladies european thailand championship. she finished five under after a level—par final round, two shots ahead of the mexican ana menendez. the thai turned 1a in february. valtteri bottas dominated the austrian grand prix. the mercedes man has his second win of the season. he beat ferrari's sebastian vettel whose lead in the drivers‘ standings is now 20 points ahead of lewis hamilton. the mercedes driver finished fourth behind red bull's daniel ricciardo. nick parrott reports. there is no mistaking where you are
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when formula 1 comes to austria. although lewis hamilton looked like he would rather be somewhere else. who could blame him. stranded in eight thanks to a penalty it was a day for damage limitation. up front, his mercedes teammate valtteri bottas made the perfect start to stay ahead of sebastian vettel. behind them, chaos. fernando alonso taken out at the first corner. hamilton kept out of trouble, put his foot down and was soon up to face. strategy saw him game another place and on the zero and he had a golden opportunity to snatch third from the australian driver. while that opportunity was lost, not all hope was. do seem driver, valtteri bottas joins the championship battle. joe root‘s led england's cricketers to victory
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in his first match as test captain. south africa were beaten by 211 runs inside four days: that's the first in a four—match series. from lords, our sports correspondent — andy swiss. by by the end it was a dramatic and emphatic win for england. 19 wickets falling on the fourth day. england began by looking to extend their overnight lead burdens they'd be suffered a batting collapse. seven wickets falling for 43 runs before lunch, the bad old days of english cricket. 0nly lunch, the bad old days of english cricket. only a half century lifted them to theirfinal total cricket. only a half century lifted them to their final total of 233. that said south africa a total of 331 for victory but they never only looked like getting their. they skittled away by the spin of the english ball—up. in the end they we re english ball—up. in the end they were all out for 119. a convincing win for england, their first
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were all out for 119. a convincing win for england, theirfirst in seven tests and a first win in his first match as captain forjoe route. what a match it has been for him. they were stuffed full of confidence when the next test gets under way on friday. meanwhile, england's women top the world cup group table. they beat australia by 3 runs a real thriller in bristol. australia's jess jonassen needed six. short of the boundary though — two runs only. and the aussies fell just short of england's 259 for eight. the leader's yellow jersey on the tour de france remains with chris froome. but his sky team—mate — geraint thomas — crashed on stage nine. and so did the stage nine favourite — ritchie porte. neither can continue. the columbian — rigoberto uran — took the stage — for cannondale. watching for the bbc — was simon brotherton.
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a dramatic stage in the mountains in which two of the top five riders crashed out of the race in separate incidents. a colombian cyclist run by won by the width of the tyre and two of the prerace contenders lost time. it was breathless stop and the first to stage wins in was more impressive considering he had mechanical trouble. twice overall, he is now up to fourth in this year ‘s tour. but the yellowjersey he is now up to fourth in this year ‘s tour. but the yellow jersey stays with chris after another strong showing from the british skies are. richard port will not challenge him any longer after crashing spectacularly on the descent. 0n form in 2017 he looked to be the biggest challenger but sadly, left the race conscience, conscious but ona the race conscience, conscious but on a stretcher. chris leads overall
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by 18 seconds. play resumes at wimbledon in the hours ahead and there is no shortage of big names on the monday schedule. venus williams is first on centre court. she faces a croatian player. andy murray faces an unpredictable french opponent and roger federer is served up against records a troll. for the first time since 2011 the top four men's seed have reached the last 16. nadal, top four men's seed have reached the last16. nadal, djokovic, federer and murray all that play on the day known as manic monday. johanna konta start things off against the 21st seed from french. she could be the
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first british woman in the quarter—finals in 33 years. we will be back in the next hour. the weekend's weather brought us plenty of warm sunshine. it plenty of warm sunshine. is not dry everywhere th! rain it is not dry everywhere there is rain in the forecast. during saturday you will get scenes like this. sunshine around. this is wales and as we move through sunday, similar skies for many of us, blue sky and sunshine but there will be rain around across the northern parts of the country. a slow—moving front bringing out wrecks of rain across parts of scotland and northern ireland through the day on sunday were as further south across england and wales, high—pressure holds on to the weather. not many isobars so a light breeze there. a pleasa nt isobars so a light breeze there. a pleasant day. as we move through the day we get patchy our breaks of rain
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in northern ireland in particular the south and west of scotland. northern scotland should brighten up and england and wales should have dried weather. this is four o'clock in the afternoon. sunshine in inverness, cloudy and aberdeen. as we move south across england and wales, most places stay dry with good spells of sunshine. there is the odd chance of catching one or two of these light passing showers, particularly across the east of wales, midlands, down towards the south—west of england. fewer showers reaching eastern parts of england. it will stay dry at lord's for the fourth day of the test match. 26 degrees, perhaps i'll go more cloud around still rain across northern ireland, central and southern scotland, popping up through time and they're scotland, popping up through time and they‘ re drifting scotland, popping up through time and they're drifting eastwards overnight. close goes further south with further showers could revive
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the odd thunderstorm. still mucking, 17 degrees or so. —— still muddy. upper cloudy start it should brighten up on monday and we are set to see a day of sunny spells and scattered showers popping up through central and eastern areas. the odd heavy shower but certainly not a washer. good spells of sunshine between the showers. into tuesday, further showers across northern parts of the country. persistent rain working east across southern parts of england, south wales as well could do with a bit of rainfall across as part of the world and it will be a little cooler with temperatures around 16— 21 celsius. it stays a little cooler, particularly overnight. comfortable for slipping as we have through to the middle part of the week. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. my name is duncan golestani. our top stories: iraq's prime minister says mosul has been
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