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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  February 11, 2019 1:45am-2:01am GMT

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live from the bbc sport centre. coming up on the programme: sensational city — six goals for the champions as they stun chelsea to go back on top of the premier league. blown away — france are thrashed in the six nations as england's outstanding start continues. and breaking records to the very end at the alpine world championships. lindsey vonn retires, but only after another medal to her name. hello, and welcome to the programme. thanks forjoining us. we start with chelsea's worst defeat in nearly 30 years after they were beaten 6—0 at manchester city. the champions are back on top of the english premier league with a stunning victory, which saw chelsea manager maurizio sarri head down the tunnel at the end of the match and not shake city boss pep guardiola's hand. he said afterwards he didn't see him and there are no problems between them. guardiola said they still have an incredible relationship. what was also incredible was the hat—trick from sergio aguero,
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including two goals in the first twenty minutes. city were 4—0 up inside 25. raheem sterling opened the scoring and capped off the win at the end. city go top ahead of liverpool on goal difference, but with one more game played. incredible week, incredible game. we we re incredible week, incredible game. we were lucky to score the first three goals. after the 4—0 they were much better than us, and then it was tougher, of course. mentally, it is not easy. my feeling during this week was good, it was very good yesterday. in the technical meetings, it was really very good today during the warmup. sol meetings, it was really very good today during the warmup. so i don't know. it may be that we considered
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the goal up to three minutes was really very, very difficult then, to play against these opponents. they played really fantastic football. tottenham continue to keep the pressure on the leaders city and liverpool, after they beat leicester 3—1 at wembley. it means mauricio pochettino's side remain five points off top spot after their 4th league win in a row. davinson sanchez opened the scoring with goals later from christian erikson and son heung—min. jamie vardy missed a penalty when his side were only 1—0 down, but did score later in the game. amazing, massively, for us. we were pushing a lot. and of course, so happy, three more points. a very good position. it was good. we suffered some issues, like dele alli. massive help, to have back
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son. christiano ronaldo scored his 20th goal forjuventus as they won 3—0 at sassuola in serie a. the italian champions, who are still unbeaten, opened the scoring in the 23rd minute thanks to sami khedira minute poking the ball home. then came cristiano ronaldo's moment, heading in from a corner in the 70th minute. before emre can wrapped up victory with five minutes to go. the win takesjuventus 11 points clear of napoli in second. four more positive tests for the highly contagious equine flu which has brought racing in the uk to a halt since thursday have been taken. this time in vaccinated thoroughbreds trained at newmarket by simon crisford. the flat racing—only stables is one of the 174 racing yards that have been in isolation since the first positives were discovered last week. the british horseracing authority
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is due to make an announcement on monday about a possible resumption of fixtures this week. there weren'tjust big wins in football on sunday. in rugby union's six nations england's forwards steamrollered france to win 44—8 and go top of the table. eddiejones‘ side, who beat ireland last time out, were relentless with a hat—trick of tries from johnny may. england have now won 10 of their last 13 six nations matches against france who had another day to forget. joe wilson has more from twickenham. well, the two can pitch has been manicured and put to bed behind me. —— twickenham pitch. it provided a platform for england's rugby, running and kicking and chasing by. running and kicking and chasing rugby. there was a minute on the clock when jonny may crossed the line for his first try, england's first try. by half—time england had
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30 points and by half—timejonny may had a hat—trick of tries. by half—time, france had been run ragged. still, relatively early days in this six nations tournament, but it does seem england have found a new level of way, of intensity. and the winning scoreline will send a message right through european rug b. right through the world. there will be england fans right now mumbling expectations of a grand slam, wales in the next round of games will not resell accommodating, i'm sure of that. as for france, one french fan spoke to me before kick off about coming here with a necessity of hope. it is a lovely phrase. but i wonder if that hope is now reaching breaking point for a lot of french rugby fans. in cricket, england have taken charge of the final test against the west indies after bowling the hosts out for 154 in their first innings on day two of the third and final test in st lucia. england showing character despite already losing the series. mark wood took 5/41 including two in two, whilst moeen ali also impressed taking 4 wickets for 36.
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earlier england collapsed from 231 for 4 to 277 all out. but they have an overnight lead of 142 after closing play on 19 without loss in their second innings. surprise, surprise, a fast bowler has got england's wickets for them. michael wood. four of them brilliant, the original breakthrough by moeen ali. slightly gifted those wickets by the batsman, but mark wood doing what fast bowlers do in the caribbean. a real handful, taking wickets. the guy replaced on tour, least own, has been wrapped up in cotton wool by workshop. of course you went over there with good intentions but came back injured and mark wood replaced him. what a way to say goodbye. in herfinal professional race, lindsey vonn has become the first female skier to win a medal at six world championships. the american took bronze in the downhill at the alpine world championships in sweden
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as ilka stuhetz took gold. vonn is the most successful female skier of all time and announced her retirement from the sport earlier this month. patrick gearey reports. the last downhill for the greatest female skier of all time. before this race, lindsay vonn said she felt more nervous than ever before. at least at this speed there's no time to think about it. a twitch can mean a crash, and gliding to glory takes so much effort. and vonn keeps doing it. a bronze in her last race made her the first woman to win a medal at six alpine world championships. i wanted so badly to finish on a good note. i accomplished all my goals today and it was an incredible moment to share with my friends and family. the last thing i wanted was to
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either been the podium will be an offence. lindsey vonn‘s greatness lies notjust in her medals but in her mettle. winning 82 world cup titles, two 0lympic sponsors and a gold, she has pushed herself to the limit and beyond. but her support to their brutal toll. by the time she announced she would be retiring, she said her body was screaming to stop. then early this week, another crash. still, she wouldn't miss her last race, proof of the steel that has always sat alongside her style. vonn took skiing from the snow to the chatshow, emerging as one of the most iconic female sportspeople of her generation. even though she is a superstar she is an icon and a legend. and she is really accessible, humble and really honest. when she has fears she talks about them. whether for her honesty or majesty, vonn will be remembered as more than just a skier. in a sport of crash landings, she has bowed out with typical grace. romania are into their first ever
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fed cup world group semi—final after a 3—2 win over the defending champions and hosts the czech republic. as part of that victory, french open champion simona halep, who's vowed to win a first fed cup for her country before she retires, dug deep to get the better of former world number one karolina pliskova in three sets 6—4, 5—7, 6—4. also through to the semifinals are australia, who beat the usa 3—2, belarus and france, who swept aside belgium, that the winning moment for caroline garcia who beat elise mertens in straight sets. now to the nba where the la lakers were defeated 143—120 by the philadelphia 76ers. both teams were evenly matched untiljoel embiid scored a flurry of points at the end of the 2nd quarter. the lakers' looked towards their star man in the second half, despite lebron james's efforts, though, his side were still unable to contain embiid, the cameroonian went on to score 37 points and grab 14 rebounds. lebron deciding not to stick around at the end of the game. you can get all the latest sports news at our website, that's hello.
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well, the end of last week was pretty stormy. gale force winds across the uk. this week, steady waters around the uk. high pressure is building, the winds will be light for most of us. we have sunshine and frosty mornings on the way as well. monday will be no different. very decent weather on the way. this is the big picture across the continent right now. this high pressure is starting to build across spain, portugal and into france. it's nudging into the uk and soon it will engulf the whole of europe. at the moment, it is still pretty chilly because the winds are blowing out of the north—north—west, however, the milder air you can see here will be reaching out shores by about wednesday. this is what it looks like early
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hours of monday morning — a couple of showers may be affecting north—eastern parts of england and scotland but on the whole, it's looking clear across most of the uk and there will be a frost. the coldest of the weather, as you would expect, across scotland. minus two in edinburgh, but outside of town, colder than that. a touch of frost further south expected as well but not an awful lot. monday starts off sunny. many of us will have a sunny day all day long, however, western areas of the country will turn more hazy. weather fronts are trying to get in. maybe even a few light spots of rain but this is pretty much where they grind to a halt because of that high pressure building across many western parts of europe. here is the high pressure across western parts of europe as it builds further towards the east but notice it's displaced further south away from us — that means the weather front‘s just about nibbling into the north—west of the british isles so maybe again a bit of cloud, a few spots of rain,
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increasing breeze here. but really, in the western isles, the vast majority of the country, 99% of us having dry weather through the course of tuesday and those temperatures are starting to rise because we have those south—westerly winds. in fact, we're already expecting double figures in aberdeen, edinburgh, newcastle and belfast. that's tuesday. by the time we get to wednesday, the mild air has well and truly arrived on our shores. in fact, it is also seeping into parts of scandinavia and western as well as eastern parts of europe. by thursday and friday, those winds turn to a southerly, so that means one thing, those temperatures will continue to rise. by thursday it could be around 13 or 14 degrees, notjust in the south of the country but even in one or two spots across scotland. so the weather this week is looking absolutely fine. bye— bye. stalin welcome to bbc news — broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. i'm reged ahmad. our top stories: as mainly kurdish forces clash with islamic state fighters in syria — america's top military commander says us troops will probably start
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