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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  February 28, 2019 1:45am-2:00am GMT

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welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to coming up on this programme: viewers in north america and around the globe. 0ur sadio mane scores a first half viewers in north america and around double for liverpool as they remain the globe. our top stories: sex, top of the premier league table beating watford 5—0 at anfield. lies and wikileaks, donald trump's former liverpool player luis suarez former lawyer gives explicit scores twice for barcelona testimony to congress and makes this in their el clasico win against real madrid seeing them through to the copa del rey final. prediction. given my experience working for mr trump, prediction. given my experience working foertrump, ifear prediction. given my experience working for mr trump, i fear that if he loses the election in 2020 that and roger federer keeps his bid there will never be a peaceful for a 100th atp tour title alive transition of power. pakistan calls as he moves through to for talks with india after fighter the quarter—finals in dubai. jets clashed in kashmir in a major hello and welcome to the programme, escalation. day two of the summit in where we start with the news that the top two teams in the english premier league both won on wednesday — vietnam, donald trump and kim jong—un begin face—to—face which means liverpool remain a point negotiations. and the blast from the clear of manchester city. liverpool were in devastating form as they hammered watford past — the world war ii bunker 5—0 at anfield. the bbc‘s steve wilson was watching. transformed into a work of a thrashing for watford and a message to manchester city— liverpool are back in the groove.
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sadio mane with a couple, van dijk would two. they have blown watford await —— with two. and play very much like premier league leaders. liverpool five, watford zero. these boys are outstanding. and today they showed so much passion. but, as well, how smart they are, how good they are, how good we are in the positions, how good we are in making offers, and then scoring wonderful goals after outstanding crosses , wonderful goals after outstanding crosses, to be honest. you have to be there. and especially when you make a change. and sadio mane, how he adapted to it, the game of mo was incredible. it was just a really good night for us and the boys deserved all the credit. manchester city missed plenty of first half chances to build a lead against west ham, yet the only goal of the game was a second—half penalty — awarded for a foul by felipe anderson on bernardo silva, and scored by sergio aguero.
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the result means the reigning champions remain a point behind the leaders. it was a really tough game for the fight for the result. but the performance was incredible. so we played incredibly well. we consider cheating on target, it was important. that means a lot. —— shooting on target. and the long balls to carol and antonio. the way we played was fantastic. we just missed the chances. the first five minutes we had an incredible two three chances. it could have been incredibly different. we controlled it and we did it really well. elsewhere, on a busy night that involved the top seven teams in the premier league, arsenal thrashed bournemouth 5—1. they play tottenham in the north london derby on saturday and spurs suffered a blow to their faltering title hopes with a 2—0 defeat at chelsea making it successive losses. romelu lukaku scored twice for fifth placed manchester united in a 3—1 win at crystal palace.
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southampton beat fulham 2—0 to move out of the relegation zone, with cardiff dropping into the bottom three. in the scottish premiership, a stoppage time goal from substitute odsonne edouard saw celtic beat hearts 2—1 in interim manager neil lennon's return to the dugout. lennon is back in charge of celtic until the end of the current season after brendan rodgers returned to the premier league with leicester city, and frenchman edouard ensured a winning return for the northern irishman by volleying in and making it an eighth successive win in the league for the hoops. in spain, barcelona remain on course to win the copa del rey for the fifth year in a row after seeing off real madrid. the tie was level at 1—1 after the first leg, and luis suarez scored twice as the holders won 3—0 at the bernabeu in the return. in between those goals, raphael varane scored an own goal as barcelona completed a 4—1 aggregate victory. barca, who've won the copa del rey a record 30 times, will face either valencia
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or real betis in the final. in the coppa italia, atalanta who conquered juventus in the quarter—finals drew 3—3 away to fiorentina. colombian international luis muriel with the equaliser for the hosts with the second leg at atalanta on the 24th of april. in the coupe de france, lyon are through to the semi—finals after memphis depay was among the scorers in their 3—1 victory over caen — and rennes also progress to the last four following a 2—0 win over second tier orleans. at the she believes cup near philadelphia, hosts usa who are defending champions and world champions are 1—0 up nearing the end of their game againstjapan with megan rapinoe scoring in the 29th minute while in the earlier game, england came from behind to beat brazil 2—1. adressa alves had put the brazilians in front with a first half penalty — but ellen white equalised four minutes into the second—half to make iti—i. with 15 minutes to go,
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beth mead scored the goal that won it for england, who — apart from the usa — are the only team to have played in all four editions of the tournament. the 2019 track cycling world championships got under way in poland on wednesday — and the first gold medal went to elinor barker of great britain. she won the women's scratch race — which included this crash on the penultimate lap. in a dramatic finale, barker held off the defending champion, kirsten wild of the netherlands, to improve on her silver medal from two years ago — and claim the fourth world title of her career. the two team sprint titles were also decided on wednesday. in the women's final it was australia against russia — and it was the australian pair of karly mcculloch and stephanie morton who took gold. that's a fourth world title for mcculloch — ten years after her first on the same track. the men's team sprint was won by the netherlands as they retained the title they won at home last year. in the final they beat france who improved on their third place finish 12 months ago — with russia taking bronze this time round. it's the fourth year a row the dutch have finished on the podium
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in the men's team sprint — with two silver medals followed by two golds. cricket — and the opening day of the first test between new zealand and bangladesh is into the second session in hamilton in what's the first match of a three test series. new zealand won the toss and put the tourists into bat. they've picked up four wickets but opener tamim iqbal is still there. england beat west indies in the fourth 0ne—day international in grenada, to take a 2—1 lead in the series with one match to play. england batted first after west indies won the toss — and piled up a18 for six from their 50 overs. that total included a fourth wicket stand worth 20a between eoin morgan and jos buttler — and a world record 2a sixes, with buttler hitting 12 of them. in reply, chris gayle smashed 162 off 97 balls — including 1a sixes —
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to give the home side hope of pulling off a stunning win, but they fell short in the end. adil rashid took five wickets as west indies were bowled out for 389, and england won by 29 runs. the fifth and final 0ne—dayer is in st lucia on saturday. a brilliant century from glenn maxwell helped australia beat india by seven wickets in bangalore, to wrap up their t20 series. india had made 190—4 from their 20 overs — with virat kohli hitting 72 offjust 38 balls. but that was eclipsed by maxwell's innings, he hit 113 not out from just 55 balls to see australia home with just two balls to spare. the two teams now face each other in a 5—match 0ne—day series that starts on saturday. boxing fans looking forward to a much anticipated rematch
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between wbc heavyweight champion deontay wilder and former champion tyson fury will have to wait a little longer. fury has told the world boxing council he plans to fight an as yet unnamed opponent before he gets back in the ring with wilder. his promoter frank warren told the bbc, negotiations have become more complicated following his deal with espn. well, he signed a deal with espn, the broadcaster in america, bob arryn‘s company. they are insisting, espn, that he has a fight before he fights deontay wilder to give him bigger exposure and thus make pay—per—view a bigger attraction when they do the pay—per—view. hopefully they are talking about doing this in the autumn. that is the reason why. tyson wants the fight, i the reason why. tyson wants the fight, i want the fight. it is disappointing in some ways. at the
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end of the day, that is the decision they made. tennis — and roger federer is through to the quarter—finals of the dubai championships as he continues his bid to claim a 100th atp tour title. but he was made to work hard for his victory over fernando verdasco. federer, the number two seed, was taken to three sets by the veteran spaniard and nd the 37—year—old will play hungary's marton fucsovics next. but there was a shock defeat for the top seed kei nishikori. he was beaten by the polish qualifier hubert hurkatch who won in three sets to claim his first ever win over a top ten player. hurkatch now plays the number five seed stefanos tsitsipas. the nba, in 11 games taking place on wednesday. the golden state warriors, they are at miami, they are losing. 74—59. the golden state warriors are top of the western conference. teams also in these fixtures, the mill walkie barks ——
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milwaukee bucks, they play sacramento. and pelicans ip la lakers. the lakers need to get into the top rate if they want to be there next season. everything else is on the website. goodbye. hello there. the setting sun on wednesday marked the end of this balmy, warm spell for february, which has brought record—breaking temperatures. and we are returning to something back to near normal, with some wet and windy this weekend. the big area of high pressure ebbs away, the high pressure which brought the southerly winds and we see the influence coming back in the atlantic, areas of low pressure developing with weather fronts, and as they hurtle towards our shores and also drag in some cooler air from the north atlantic, right across the country, as you can see here. so we start to see the change early this morning taking place across the south—west corner of england into wales, increasing breeze, more cloud with showery bursts of rain but elsewhere largely dry start to thursday, low cloud, mist, and fog and quite a chilly start. so we could start off with a little bit of early brightness this
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morning, some low cloud, mist and fog, but quickly conditions go downhill across much of england and wales as showery bursts of rain moving, strong winds as well, in fact it will be windy across the south coast into the south—west. the best of dry and bright weather across scotland but notice the temperatures, 8—13 degrees, much cooler than we've been used to but still above seasonal average. for friday, not a bad day, we are in between weather systems, high pressure will bring a fine dry day, variable cloud, some spells of sunshine but the next weather front will bring some wet weather to northern ireland later in the day. and again those temperatures, low teens celsius at best, that band of rain moves through during friday night and into the weekend for the first of a series of low pressure systems which will bring some wet and windy weather to our shores this weekend. it will feel cooler as well for all, particularly because of the strength of the wind and the rain that we are seeing. saturday, then, start off dry with some brightness around by the winds will it continue to increase, quite a wet afternoon i think for many of some of the rain could be quite heavy across the north and west. something a bit brighter later on for northern ireland and we could even start to see something a little bit wintry on the tops of the mountains of scotland. those temperatures again
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ranging 9— 1a degrees. above average. sunday's chart shows the feature to the north and the south. uncertainty as to how far north of the rain will be but it looks like some southern areas could be windy and wet throughout sunday. further north, wet and windy with some snow over the higher ground scotland. in between there could be a slice of slightly drier weather, but you will have to keep tuned to the weather forecast for this. 00:12:19,318 --> 4294966103:13:29,430 will feel much cooler.
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