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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  December 17, 2018 1:45am-2:01am GMT

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the programme, hugs all round. up on the programme, hugs all round. —— coming up. liverpool put three past manchester united to go back to the top of the premier league. francesco molinari wraps up a record—breaking 2018 by being named the bbc world sports star of the year. and this right virat kohli's century, australia remain in the driving seat going into day four of the second test against india. —— and despite. hello, and welcome to the programme. we begin with the english premier league leaders, liverpool's unbeaten start continuing to 17 matches after a 3—1 win over manchester united at anfield. shadow security came off the bench to score the two crucial goals that took his side a point clear of manchester city in second. football correspondentjohn murray was at anfield. liverpool thoroughly deserved what is their first premier league tree over manchester united
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since 2014 and their first under the management ofjurgen klopp. after a strong start, sadio mane started the scoring. they gifted manchester back into it after a spillage equalised. liverpool eventually re—established their superiority, that it took until the arrival of substitutes xherdan shaqiri to swing the match their way. he scored two rapturously received deflected goals to clinch liverpool's six consecutive premier league win. fantastic game, fantastic. the whole 9395 minutes, -- 93 fantastic. the whole 9395 minutes, —— 93 or 95 minutes, wejust dominated. we know they are physically strong side, with a clear plan. i don't think they wanted to be that defensive today, but we pushed them. we stayed in the game. the second half, xherdan shaqiri
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came on and score these two goals, it is just brilliant. came on and score these two goals, it isjust brilliant. you know, the players gave everything. they gave them what they gave. a great difference of intensity, physicality. the pressing, the transitions, every one of their players is fast and aggressive. the transitions are phenomenal. we have some difficulties. but without qualities we managed to balance the game. —— with our. i think a huge percentage of the fans in the stadium thought it would end 1—1. but the second half, but was hard. elsewhere, first half goals from pedro and eden hazard helped fourth place chelsea to a 2—1win at brighton. that takes them three points clear of arsenal, whose 22 match unbeaten run in all competitions came to a surprising
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end of southampton. a 3—2 victory lifting backside out of the bottom three. charlie austin scored the winner five minutes from time. three. charlie austin scored the winnerfive minutes from time. —— lifting that side. spain, and lionel messi scored a suarez and pekay also scored for the champions. earlier, severe beat jeroen 2—0 to go level on points at the of the table. rail that is 13— one over a spaniel. —— real betis. in italy, napoli bounced back from their champions league exit at liverpool, thanks to a late winner in serie a. the polish international scored the only goal of the game and some goal it was, that stunning free kick in stoppage time moving napoli
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back to within eight points of leaders juventus, and six back to within eight points of leadersjuventus, and six ahead of third placed inter. in the late game, temp beat genoa to move up to six. brian kristan tay getting the winner. there were also wins for the unseen, says warlow was that. in the bundesliga, rb leipzig today co mforta ble in the bundesliga, rb leipzig today comfortable win over mainz. —— took a comfortable win. two more for leipzig in a 4—1victory a comfortable win. two more for leipzig in a 4—1 victory that moves them to within two points of third placed bayern munich. it was also a windfall if placed frankfurt. danny kosta scoring the opening goal in a 2-1 kosta scoring the opening goal in a 2—1 victory kosta scoring the opening goal in a 2—1victory against bayer leverkusen. frankfurt‘s second goal was scored by serbian winner philip
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kostic. his first goal for the club since joining kostic. his first goal for the club sincejoining them on a kostic. his first goal for the club since joining them on a season long loa n since joining them on a season long loan from hamburg. in this, second placed lille survived a late comeback to win at nime. now, in the netherlands, vacuum is like scored a hat—trick as ajax thrashed bottom of the table graafschaap. they moved to within two points of the leaders, psv eindhoven. now, the italian golfer francesco molinari has won the bbc world sports star of the year award for 2018. in a worldwide poll conducted by the bbc sport website, francesco
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molinari beat the usa's 14 time world champion gymnast simone biles. he also saw the ukraine's undisputed world cruiserweight champion and the czech republic's double gold—medallist ester ledetska. he claimed his first victory on the pga tour and 2018 and 15 matches out of five as europe reached the usa to win the ryder cup. —— beat the usa. yeah, it has been absolutely incredible for me, the whole season. obviously the ryder cup is still the biggest high, sharing the fun with these guys. was that better than the open championship, really? well, they are very different, but as you know, when you share your emotions with your teammates it makes it extra special. i am super proud to be here tonight. so many inspiring sporting stories. and i think it gives us all motivation for next season. gives us all motivation for next season. and girei thomas was named bbc sport
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personality of the year. lewis hamilton was second with world cup golden boot winner harry kane in third place. as a bike rider, i don't know, i kind of always thought, i am just focused on myself and obviously people want me to win and obviously people want me to win and they get happy, but i don't know. hearing stories, you actually realise that what we do does, you know, inspire people back home, and to see so many kids out on their bikes, notjust kids, people of all ages and all abilities, just enjoying riding a bike and having a healthy lifestyle, you can take just as much pride from that has from winning something like this. so thank you. cricket next, and new zealand continuing to build up a huge first—innings lead over sri la nka huge first—innings lead over sri lanka in that first test in wellington. they began the third day
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on 311— two in reply to sri lanka's 282 all out. after lunch, tom latham approaching a double century. kuraby unbeaten on 194. the home side are 452-5. unbeaten on 194. the home side are 452—5. elsewhere, australia on top in that second test against india in perth, despite a century from india's captain, virat kohli. he top scored with 123 as the tourists were all out for 283 in reply to the home side's first—innings total of 326. nathan lyon was the pick of the australian bowlers with 5— 57. the home side resuming stalled the, 132 four four home side resuming stalled the, 132 fourfour in their second home side resuming stalled the, 132 four four in their second innings. that is a lead of 175 heading into day format. i thought we as bowlers came out today and performed pretty well, and this afternoon that was good, hard test cricket. it was exciting. as players that is what we wa nt to exciting. as players that is what we want to be part of and i am pretty sure as a spectator of the game,
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thatis sure as a spectator of the game, that is what fans want to see, good, hard, exciting test cricket.|j that is what fans want to see, good, hard, exciting test cricket. i am confident of the team. in my eyes, i feel that i have been capable of chasing any total. we will try to minimise as much as possible. belgium have won the men's world hockey cup for the first time, beating the netherlands on penalties in india. the match itself finished goalless and it was 2—2 on penalties when belgium went in front for the first time in the shootout. this effort was then saved by the keeper is belgium, who lost the olympic final two years ago, came through 3-2 final two years ago, came through 3—2 on penalties. it is the first time that a belgian side, men's or women's, has ever won the hockey world cup. a great victory for belgium. all the latest sports news is on our website. that is bbc.com/sport. plenty of reaction to
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liverpool's win over manchester united and ba rcelona's liverpool's win over manchester united and barcelona's win which extends their lead at the top of la liga. at one hour, goodbye. —— but for now, goodbye. hello there. we are seeing a significant change in weather type as we are heading towards christmas. the weather this week looks very different to last week. the weather didn't move an awful lot last week, big blocking area of high pressure and we are drawing in cold air from continental europe. but earlier in the weekend, storm deirdre blew away that really cold air and since then we have seen our weather coming in from the atlantic. that cloud will bring some rain, that cloud has already brought some rain. that is moving away and with clearing skies and light winds it's going to be cold enough come the morning for a touch of frost and perhaps icy patches as well. but a lovely looking day for many central and eastern parts of the uk. it should be dry on monday. there'll be a fair but of sunshine around, the winds will be lighter but further west the winds are going to be strengthening, the cloud increasing and we see some outbreaks of rain and drizzle arising, especially in the afternoon.
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later in the day, winds could be touching gale force across some western coasts. but it's a southerly wind, so it's a mild wind. 12 degrees in northern ireland and a milder day across the board than it was on sunday. eventually that area of low pressure is going to bring us some showers, but at the moment it is playing second fiddle to that weather front there which is bringing wet and windy weather in from the west overnight and continuing on tuesday. gales for a while, the rain moving very slowly eastwards, some outbreaks of heavy rain and with snowmelt in scotland there is likely to be some localised flooding. the weather should improve later in northern ireland and it takes all day for the rain to arrive in east anglia. it will be another mild one, as temperatures up to 11 or 12 celsius. eventually that rain should push its way eastwards out of the way on tuesday night into wednesday morning and then that area of low pressure starts to get
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a bit closer and that is going to be a focus for some showers. there'll still be some spells of sunshine on wednesday, a lot of places in the east will be dry, although the south—east corner catching a few showers here. most of the showers or even longer spells of rain coming into northern ireland across western scotland over the irish sea into western parts of england and wales. temperature won't be as high on wednesday, 7—10 degrees, still not bad though. that area of low pressure is going to sit around during wednesday and into thursday as well. it is a filling area of low pressure, that means pressure is rising across it, so it is weakening, the wind becoming lighter, the showers fewer and there will still be some spells of sunshine. there are shower around out the west and through the english channel as well and the temperatures on thursday much like those on wednesday. it could turn quite chilly overnight on thursday night, some mist and fog around as well. then we look again to the atlantic to see another change, milder air bringing cloud and some rain up from the south—west. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers
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in north america and around the globe. i'm reged ahmad. our top stories: north korea warns the us that imposing new sanctions could halt any de—nuclearisation for good. police injapan investigate after a blast at a restaurant leaves at least 40 people injured. the manhunt ends for a brazilian faith healer accused of sexually assaulting hundreds of women, after he turns himself in. and she's one of the greatest tennis players of all time and fought for gender equality. billiejean king gets a lifetime achievement award from the bbc.
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