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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  November 2, 2018 1:45am-2:01am GMT

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to the club's owner, whilst the current boss says they'll play to honour the man. we will play mel for him, for his family. —— now. and into the quarter finals of the paris masters. novak djokovic targets his fifth title in the french capital. breaking records again. simone biles makes history at the world championships in doha. hi there, thanks forjoiningg us. the leicester city manager claude puel has called this one of the hardest weeks in the club's history, following the death of owner vichai sree vadhanaprabha and four others in a helicopter crash outside the club's stadium last weekend. he says it's the players‘ decision to go ahead with their match at cardiff city on saturday — the first since the accident. on thursday, leicester's former premier league winning manager also returned to the club to pay his respects, as david ornstein reports.
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scene in stark contrast to the celebrations at two years ago when the pair led leicester to the premiership title. speaking for the first time since the helicopter crash, the current manager claude puel express the clouds sorrow. this has been without doubt, one of the hardest weeks in the history of this football cloud. the tragic loss of five lives has left us all know with sadness and shock. investigations continue into the incident that occurred after le i ceste r‘s incident that occurred after leicester's match against west ham. those who were first on the scene, chance to reflect on what happened. it was difficult, and emotional
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outpouring of clearly high profile people involved. clearly, leicester city is the heart of the city and a lot of our staff and supporters of the cloud, so yeah, clearly a connection stop white while five days have since passed on the tragedy of last weekend, still the grow. the scale extraordinary. a reflection of the regard in which the chairman of this cloud was held across football and beyond. when the players take to the pitch on saturday at cardiff, how do you think they will actually deal with everything that is going to be going on? the result is not important, but oui’ on? the result is not important, but our desire to now chairman, i think is the most important thing stop right as the morning goes on, the football will wish you but this is now a cloud with a renewed sense of purpose. -- as the morning in spain, there were a few shock results in the copa del rey on thursday. a couple of la liga sides will have to overturn first leg deficits
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against lower—league teams to reach the last 16. espanyol lost 2—1 at cadiz, while eibar were beaten 2—0 at sporting gijon. elsewhere, almeria scored twice in the last four minutes to draw 3—3 with villarreal, and third—tier side villanovense held sevilla — last season's runners—up — to a goalless draw. in england, the holders manchester city are through to the quarter—finals of the league cup. spanish under 21 midfielder brahim diaz scored both goals as they beat fulham 2—0. they'll play leicester or southampton next. in the us, the mls cup play—offs continue. it's currently i—i between dc united and columbus crew. there are around ten minutes to go, so there are around ten minutes to go, so they could be heading for extra time there. later, in the western conference, los angeles face reyal salt lake. barcelona and slavia prague are both
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into the quarter—finals of the women's champions league. barcelona took a 5—0 aggregate lead into the second round tie against glasgow city, and finished the job with a 3—0 win in scotland. 8—0 on aggregate. thursday's other game was a goalless draw between slavia prague and rosengard, but the czech side go through after winning the first leg 3—2. the first leg of the african champions league final takes place on friday, and it's an all north african affair between al ahly of egypt, and the tunisian side esperance. al ahly, hosting the first leg, are the most successful team in the competition's history. they're playing in their 12th final, and bidding to win the trophy for a record—extending ninth time. meanwhile, it's seven years since esperance won it. not suprisingly then, al ahly start as favourites. we have to take amazing risk because in one week, we have another game
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andi in one week, we have another game and i know that we can have a result tomorrow and we can have a result next week, so we do not have to you think about this, we just have two play the ball, to be respectful, but to us, the ambition to win this game and to perform, nothing else. translation: is always a difficult match when you have to face al ahly, especially in egypt, but we are both big teams and i think the smallest detail will make all the difference in the match. i think both teams have similar quality and the team with a better concentration throughout win the match. novak djokovic says his return to the top of the world rankings is "a phenomenal achievement", just five months after he was number 22 in the world, his lowest ranking for 12 years. djokovic was speaking after reaching the quarter—finals of the paris masters. he remains on course to win the event for a fifth time after beating bosnian damir dzumhur, who's ranked number 52 in the world.
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djokovic won the first set 6—1. he was 2—1 up in the second set when his opponent was forced to retire with a back injury. away from that, it's an injury to rafael nadal that ensures djokovic will now replace him at the top of the rankings. obviously, not happy to see him being injured and pulling out from the tournament, in this final race for top rankings, but at the same time, reflecting on what i have included in the last year, it is quite phenomenal achievement and of course, iam quite phenomenal achievement and of course, i am very, quite phenomenal achievement and of course, iam very, very quite phenomenal achievement and of course, i am very, very happy quite phenomenal achievement and of course, i am very, very happy and proud about it. five months ago, if you told me that i would be, i a lwa ys you told me that i would be, i always believed in myself but it was highly improbable at that time,
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considering my ranking and the way i play it and felt on the court. —— the way i played. and next up for djokovic is a meeting with maric cilic. the number 5 seed from croatia beat bulgaria's grigor dimitrov in straight sets 7—6, 6—4, to seal his place in the last eight. meanwhile, roger federer is also through to the quarter—finals. the number three seed is bidding to win the 100th tour title of his career. he beat italy's fabio fognini in straight sets 6—4, 6—3, and will play kei nishikori next. simone biles made history on thursdsay when she won the all—round title at the world gymnastics championships in doha. she became the first female to win the event for a fourth time. such is the american‘s dominance in the sport she could afford uncharacteristic slips on three out of four pieces of apparatus and still take the gold medal — finishing by over 1.5 points ahead of the rest of the field. biles' success comes after she took
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over a year out from the sport, and spoke out about being sexually abused by the jailed us team doctor, larry nassar. pc has definitely had it up and downs and going to therapy and other things besidesjust downs and going to therapy and other things besides just being downs and going to therapy and other things besidesjust being in the downs and going to therapy and other things besides just being in the gym has been a little bit rough, but you try to focus on one thing at a time to get to it. i know that you are very proud about the way that you have spoken out. what you hope that more success on the have spoken out. what you hope that more success on the world stage does for other women who might find in similar situations? i hope it finds confidence that you can speak out and do well and not be penalised for it, and for parents to put their children in the sport and feel co mforta ble. india's cricketers thrashed the west indies in the fifth and final one—day international in thiruvananthapuram to complete a 3—1 series victory.
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west indies batted first after winning the toss and were skittled out forjust 104. —— ravindra jadeja was the pick of the indian bowlers, taking 4/33. in reply, rohit sharma hit an unbeaten 63 as the home side reached their target with more than 35 overs to spare. the two sides now play a three—match t20 series, starting on sunday in kolkata. golf — and ireland's paul dunne leads after the first round of the turkish open in antalya. dunne — who's looking for his first tour win dunne — who's looking for his first tour win since last year's british masters — opened up with a bogey—free round of 64. that's 7—under par, and he leads by one shot from a group of three players, which includes the defending championjustin rose. the world number two carded a 66, which included one of the shots of the day. this was rose's second shot to the par—4 fourth, and an eagle. and he couldn't quite believe it. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — it is bbc.com/sport. but from me and the rest of the sport today team, goodbye. hello.
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friday starts with the last widespread frost of this cold spell before things turn milder over the weekend. but windier, too. here's a look at things then for early risers on friday morning. quite a bit of blue. the cold spots will be down to —5 or —6. one or two mist and fog patches, so nothing widespread. there's still one or two showers dotted about western parts of the uk early on. when you have these, you will not be as cold as elsewhere. for most, it's a sunny start to the day, and the sunshine will continue throughout. the sun will turn increasingly hazy across western parts of the uk on through the day. high cloud spilling in ahead of this area of rain, which will be knocking on the door of northern ireland by the end of the afternoon. top temperatures around 9—12 degrees, and some sunshine, a gentle breeze.
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that's not going to feel too bad. as we go through friday evening and night, clearly the weather is changing. a system moving in from the atlantic, it will be turning wetter through scotland and northern ireland. the winds are picking up as well. gales developing through irish sea coasts. not as cold, but still quite chilly for the coldest parts of east anglia and south—east england. this weather system coming in is this deep area of low pressure, ex—hurricane oscar. it's going to pass us well to the north—west, but still produce some strong winds the closer you are to it on saturday, especially in the western isles. a lot of rain, especially in western scotland. a soaking day here. some outbreaks of rain pushing through the rest of scotland. it's there in northern ireland as well, though it does clear later in the day. it starts to edge into west wales and the western side of england, which means further east in england, it will be staying dry with some sunshine.
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windy across the uk, this is where we get gusts in excess of 40 miles an hour, and towards 65 miles an hour in the western isles. gales for parts of scotland, northern ireland, irish sea coasts. some winds could be disruptive, but the air coming in from the south—west, it is going to be a much milder day. and of course, it's a fireworks bonfire weekend. we're expecting on saturday evening for the rain to have cleared through belfast but still be there affecting parts of scotland, wales and western england. if you're going out on sunday evening, still the chance of seeing some rain around, particularly through wales and western england. part two of the weekend, on sunday, another weather system pushing rain through western areas of england, wales, into northern england. much of scotland and northern ireland will be fine. one or two showers in the north—west, where it's still quite windy. east anglia and the south—east look like staying dry as well. and it's still mild, not quite as mild as saturday. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. my name is mike embley. our top stories: the us mobilises thousands of troops as president trump continues his crackdown on immigration ahead of the midterm elections.
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