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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  June 26, 2018 1:45am-2:01am BST

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‘of newsday tomorrow. time now for all the sports news in sport today. hello, i'm gavin ramjaun. this is sport today, live from the bbc sport centre. coming up on the programme: iran give portugal a late scare, but the european champions progress — in a tense final group match that was full of var controversy. they'rejoined by spain, who left it late, to snatch a draw against morocco, but again, the video assistant referee played a huge part. and caroline wozniaki is through to the next round at eastbourne, as the world number two prepares for wimbledon and a second major this year. welcome to the programme. the video assistant referree is being used for the first time in a world cup and my word it really is hogging the headlines. portugal and spain were both on the end of var. for the european champions, it could have cost them a place in the last 16.
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but for spain, the decision review allowed them to finish top of group. olly foster has been across the action for us, where the hosts were finally humbled. week could have guessed that this week would have been full of drama, full on, with 16 matches packed into four days a. we see the eight routes completed. on monday, groups a and group b came to a head, fairly straightforward. russia found out by uruguay, the host knocked off the top of that group, both knew that they were going through but what we saw in group d. it should have been straightforward for portugal and spain. they only needed draws, but they came so close to blowing it. with all the details, here is boston halewood. the outcome wasjust as
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expected, portugal and spain through to the last 16. journey was anything but easy. it was the moment all of portugal thought their teamwork through to the knockout stage of. magic from ricardo quaresma, if only it was that simple. after ronaldo had a penalty saved frustrations boiled over. va are showing an incident off the ball, but the referee only showing yellow. made in the second half, the iranians were handed a lifeline, in a game dominated by var controversy, giving irana dominated by var controversy, giving iran a penalty. a second goal would have put iran through and not the —— knocked the european champions out, for a moment, they had a chance, just for a moment. portugal scraping through to face uruguay, iran left thinking what could have been. almost 2000 metres away, spain too narrowly avoided an early exit. it
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was a scoreline no one predicted. spain one, morocco two. but in the dying seconds, the moment came for the spanish, a tap in from two ruled out by the referee but overturned by var, heart break for morocco. out by the referee but overturned by var, heart breakfor morocco. their price is a last 16 tie the hosts who we re price is a last 16 tie the hosts who were given a reality check by uruguay. rusher rumbled three nil in samara. let's have a look at that group, with russia who had been on top, but uruguay are really growing into this tournament now, three wins out of three. nine point. that means that they are going to face the portuguese. russia are second and they will have the spanish next sunday. saudi arabia the other match
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and with a win, a injury time winner against each of. here is the mass in group b. —— mass. spain out on top on goals scored ahead of portugal, iran with four points, so unlucky, how close were they? morocco with that one point that they take home with them. let's get more on that portugal match against iran, the use of the var, should cristiano ronaldo have been sent off after that red ca rd have been sent off after that red card review? a wild, crazy and chaotic game of football. portugal hanging on and winning the rights to face uruguay and the knockout round. this will be a game that will be remembered for several controversial moment. first, a penalty given to portugal, although ronaldo missed the spot kick. then a review for a
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potential red card ronaldo, he was issued with a yellow card, the iranians were furious, including their coach. he was complaining at their coach. he was complaining at the end of the game in the postmatch press c0 nfe re nce . the end of the game in the postmatch press conference. iran did win a penalty through a var decision which they converted. a nearly won the game, missing a chance in the last minute. in the end, it is the same it has always been for iran at the world cup, an early exit. it really was a frantic finish there. just exhausting watching the conclusion of group b. where will the drama, tuesday? group c and group d. these other fixtures coming up... tuesday? group c and group d. these otherfixtures coming up... —— these are the fixtures. australia are still in it, they have to beat brew and then hope that denmark lose to progress. still a
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lot up in the air. that socceroos game is in sochi but all eyes will be on saint petersburg in tuesday evening. these other fixtures coming up... assassination of what is happening in —— with argentina. here is what is happening. they have to beat nigeria and then hope other results go their way. iceland are in there as well. remember, iceland have a chance to sneak second place with a win, that is if nigeria slipup against argentina. nigeria could qualify with a draw. is one of those ones where we will have smoke coming out of our years if the scores change if you can't. all of the storyline out of the argentina camp has been about a possible mutiny behind the scenes, the head coach,
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has he been sidelined altogether? is play power going to come to the fore icame play power going to come to the fore i came nigeria? here was he —— you with him reacting to all of that. translation: we have to understand there are so many situations that arise, so many comments and so many stories going around. some are supposedly true, some are not. we don't know which are true and which are lies and which are false and less true. it all of these developed and a lot of people get involved and they create enormous gap and one becomes isolated from the rest of the world. it is very difficult to fight against this adversity, we are having to fight adversity on a daily basis. let me stress that i don't feel i am inside that virtual world, i don't consume the virtual world and fake news and lies and truth. there are people i have to work with ona there are people i have to work with on a day—to—day basis and they are affected by these comments. our mission is to ensure that the players around me are in the best
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possible position to compete. so, insisting that he is still in charge. fake news or not, all those rumours of players revolting, truth will out on the pitch against nigeria. so much to look forward to on what is sure to be another dramatic day here at the world cup. in football news away from the world cup, new leeds united boss marcelo bielsa declined to make any promises about taking the yorkshire club back to the big time, during his first press conference as their new manager. the 62—year—old used to be in charge of argentina and chile and has managed clubs like argentina's newell‘s old boys, spain's espa nyol and athletic bilbao, as well as french teams marseille and lille. his new club leeds haven't been in the english top division for 13 years. caroline wozniacki eased to a straight—set victory over camila giorgi in herfirst match at the grasscurt tournament at eastbourne in
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the south of england. the dane was given a bye through to the second round and comfortably overcame the italian 6—2 6—3. wozniacki will face either briton johanna konta or aleksandra kruni of serbia in the third round. andy murray secured his first victory in almost a year as he eased past sta n victory in almost a year as he eased past stan wawrinka. very recently returned after almost a year out after a hip roblin, the former world and one is yet to confirm his participation at wimbledon, which begins next week. it's day three of the third test between west indies and si lanka in bridgtown. west indies are struggling in their second innings, a short while ago they were 88 for 9. they were looking to build a big lead, in the the first day—night cricket test in the caribbean but things aren't going to plan. earlier on monday, west indies pace trio of shannon gabriel, kemar roach and jason holder had helped restrict sri lanka to 15k, 50 runs short of the windies
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total at the time. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — that's but from me and the rest of the sport today team, goodbye. whether you like it or not, there is absolutely no end in sight to this hot spell we are experiencing right now and it is a heatwave, temperatures will remain well above average for the rest of the week and into the weekend as well. monday was the hottest day of the year so far,
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30 degrees celsius, and many of us experienced temperatures in the high or mid—20s and the jet stream is way to the north of us across iceland there, rushing into northern scandinavia with a bit of a dip here into the mediterranean. we will talk about what that means for the med in a second but as far as we're concerned, high pressure dominating the scene stretching into scandinavia and the whole of west and central europe and southern parts of scandinavia will be warming up so through the early hours, very little happening on the weather front. all the weather is bypassing to the north of us, so way above my head, closer to iceland. the morning will be mild, warm in the south. a little bit chilly in eastern scotland and the north—east of england, possibly single figures and we have a strong sunshine right from the word go on tuesday. beautiful day, some of us loving it, for some of us, a bit too hot but what we find is more of an onshore breeze around these eastern coasts and the north sea is relatively cool is still so temperatures won't be all that high in hull and norwich. the deep orange is displaced further to the west and that is where
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the highest temperatures will be. i suspect around 30 in the midlands, london maybe only the high 20s, for example, on tuesday. i mentioned thejet stream dipping into the mediterranean. here we have a low pressure and the weather is not all that great around greece, the greek islands. 25 degrees celsius expected in athens. we are actually warmer here in the uk than in athens, at least on wednesday, but that will change. athens hotting up to about 30 degrees in the next couple of days. back to the uk, a lot of hot weather around midweek. that is an onshore breeze around the kent coast, east anglia, that north sea coast. hulland norwich, a bit cooler, the low 20s. high 20s expected further west. even belfast, getting up to around 26 degrees, 28 in the lowlands of scotland. you don't need to be a meteorologist to guess that the next few days, sunshine galore, as i said, whether you like it or not. bye— bye. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to
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viewers in north america and around the globe. my name is lewis vaughan jones. our top stories: iconic motorcycle firm harley davidson says it's shifting some production abroad because of eu tariffs. president trump accuses the firm of ‘waving the white flag'. the pentagon says two military bases in texas are to be used as temporary camps to house migrants. it's not known if families will be allowed to stay there together. cleared for take off: controversial plans to expand heathrow airport get the green light. the search is set to resume in thailand for 12 teenage footballers and their coach — they've been trapped in a flooded cave since saturday. and drama and delight in the world cup
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