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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  April 1, 2019 1:45am-2:01am BST

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welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in north america ageing like a fine wine. and around the globe. title 101 for the fed, i'm reged ahmad. as he emphatically dispatches our top stories: john isner to win the miami open. and lewis hamilton is handed victory at the bahrain grand prix. big losses for president erdogan‘s governing party in local elections across turkey. the opposition wins in the capital, ankara, for the first time in 25 years. hello and thanks for joining us on sport today. here in the uk, parliament drama, controversy, and last is getting ready to vote on a range gasp winners aplenty in the english premier of alternatives to the prime minister's brexit deal, league on sunday. in the hope of finding a way starting at anfield, where liverpool are back on top of the table after a dramatic win to break the deadlock. against tottenham hotspur. the islamic state group reveals its secrets. jurgen klopp‘s side we talk to captured lea pfrogging manchester city, british is fighters and it was roberto firmino who'd given liverpool the lead after anyone that's still immersed by a quarter of an hour. spurs came roaring back in the second half, lucas drawing them level with 20 minutes to go. islamic state methodology is wrong. but as the match headed into injury time, hugo lloris fumbled a routine save and it was the unfortunate toby alderweireld who put the ball into his own net to give liverpool a 2—1win and condemn spurs to their fourth defeat in five league games. jurgen klopp a happy man, liverpool two points clear at the top.
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we are top of the table. we cannot be there with having absolutely no luck, that's not possible. if we would be there at the end of the season, there would be a championship. will, desire, attitude, character, whatever, because we can compete with manchester city, tell me now two better teams in the world at the moment. we can compete with them and put them under pressure. our side, a couple of weeks ago, it is difficult to get rid of us, that's what we have to do. meanwhile, chelsea left it very late as they came from behind to beat cardiff city 2—1 in the welsh capital. cesar azpilicueta headed in a controversial equaliser with six minutes to go, replays showing he was clearly offside. ruben loftus—cheek completed the comeback with a headed winner in stoppage time. the victory moves chelsea
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within a point of manchester united in fourth. cardiff though remain in the bottom three, five points from safety. real madrid made it two wins out of two under newly reappointed boss, zinedine zidane. zizou with his countryman, karim benzema, to thank for a late winner in a 3—2 win over huesca. zidane recalled his son luca to the starting lineup for his first start in over 10 months. he was picking the ball out of his net within three minutes as huesca took the lead, but goals from isco and dani ceballos saw real turn things around at the bernabeu. they were pegged back with 15 minutes to go, before benzema sealed it for madrid in the 89th minute. they're nowjust two points behind second placed atletico. translation: for me the most important thing, it was the victory and the effort of all the players. we can play much better, there are no doubts about it but we have to
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congratulate our bible today. they played a great game. as i said yesterday, they are team that deserves more in this league and today, it was clear why i said that. i they played a great game and maybe they deserved more than a defeat but at the end, football is a game of 90 minutes and we fought until the end. in italy, second placed napoli thrashed roma to close the gap on serie a leaders juventus to 15 points. it didn't take the visitors long to open the scoring in the italian capital. arkadiusz milik putting napoli ahead afterjust two minutes. a 16th league goal of the season for the polish striker. roma equalised with a penalty, but it wasn't long before napoli went back in front. belgian international dries mertens with the tap in early in the second half. simone verdi made it 3—1 five minutes later, before amin younes added a fourth for napoli. roma stay in sixth place, four points behind ac milan in fourth. third placed internazionale slipped up at home to lazio.
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this headerfrom serbia's sergej milinkovic—savic giving the rome side a 1—0 win, which takes them into fifth. celtic moved 13 points clear of rangers at the top of the scottish premiership, after a pulsating old firm derby finished 2—1. james forrest struck a dramatic winner in the 86th minute to all but secure an eighth consecutive top—flight title, with only seven league games remaining. roger federer continues to do what he does best in the longest indian summer of all time. he picked up his 101st career title after beating defending champion john isner in straight sets at the miami open. the 37—year—old cruised through the first set in just 2a minutes, taking it 6—1. isner provided moderately more fight in the second, with the match just about stretching past one hour. federer, in his 50th masters final, taking it 6—4 for a fourth title
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in miami, and as though he needs any more records, the first repeat champion on the atp tour this season. i played here in 99 the very first time and back here in 2019, so yeah, it has been... i have seen the transformation too, have played some unbelievable matches at this event. i'm so glad i came here because it was really worthwhile, the family had such a blast and to have such a long stretch means a lot to me. kevin kisner has won his first world gold championship title. he beat fellow american compatriot matt kuchar in the match play final with some great strokes in austin. the match ended on the 16th, when kisner holed this putt to take take the tie by three holes with two to play.
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it was schooling, definitely and the winds were tough. overall, just a long week but i prevailed and i am world golf champions. you had a tough time last year in the final against bubba watson. you told us yesterday that you're going to treat today differently, how so? well, i just learned a lot. i learned about preparation, not to get to end up for that final and i think you've still got to come out and play your best golf, i drove great all week, with my colourway driver, and i played well all week. —— callaway. graeme mcdowell won his first pga tour title since 2016 at the corales puntacana resort and club championship in the dominican republic. his final round of 3—under par gave him a one—stroke victory over chris stroud and mackenzie hughes.
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a driver bounced from third on the grid to win the bahrain grand prix. ferrari's charles leclerc — the long—time race leader — was on course for a fairytale maiden victory before engine trouble struck. nick parrot has the story for us. charles leclerc is upsetting the established order. the new ferrari driver beat four—time world champion sebastian vettel to pole position. but staying ahead of his team—mates proved harder. vettel snatched the lead at the start but couldn't stay in front for long. the 21—year—old from monaco was quicker. while he was forging ahead, vettel slipped back into a thrilling battle with lewis hamilton. and he eventually lost. despite the damage to his tyres, shaking his car to bits, he recovered to finish fifth. the bad luck didn't stop there. the other prancing horse pulled up lame.. a loss of power handing an unexpected victory to hamilton. hanging on for a first podium finish
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was little consolation to leclerc. but his time is sure to come again. it was a devastating result for him because obviously, he had done the job to win the race. so we were definitely lucky today but you have to ta ke definitely lucky today but you have to take it as it comes and ultimately, i still gave everything a nyways ultimately, i still gave everything anyways and pushed it as hard as i could. hopefully, we have the safety car at the could. hopefully, we have the safety carat the end, could. hopefully, we have the safety car at the end, even though we would have finished even further back. i do not think with the fuel, we would have been 0k. do not think with the fuel, we would have been ok. but yeah, very hard one to take but thanks to the team for the amazing car all weekend long. world champion marc marquez claimed his first victory of the season with an emphatic win at the argentine motogp. the 26—year—old spaniard, winner of five of the past six championships, led from pole to flag. andrea dovizioso, who won the first race of the season, was beaten into third place by valentino rossi.
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now, come cricket for you. australia have completed a whitewash over pakistan in the final odi in abu dhabi, in what was a close fought match though. the aussies posting 327/7, as usman khawaja top scored with 98 runs. aaron finch, shaun marsh and glenn maxwell also contributing with 50s. despite haris sohail‘s century, pakistan simply running out of overs — hitting 307/7 in reply. but jason behrendorff taking three wickets to ensure australia's 20 run victory. finally, dallas mavericks edged oklahoma city thunder in the nba. dwight powell's dunk with 21 seconds left took them clear, as it finished 106—103 in oklahoma. and that is all the time you have got left for now. but from me and the rest of the sport today team, goodbye.
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hello again. we're going to see some big changes in our weather over the next few days of this week. not much snow on the mountains in scotland at the moment in this weather watch picture, sent to us by "colliestun". but you got a sense that that's going to change in a big way for scotland over the next few days as our weather turned significantly colder. now, on the satellite picture, we've got a streak of cloud to the north—west of the uk. and that's a cold front that's working in towards our shores. but if you're heading outside over the next few hours, the only place you're likely to come across rain is northern ireland, and even here the rain is going to be patchy in nature. clear spells further east allowing some frost, so it will be quite a chilly start for a number of us first thing in the morning. there's our area of high pressure slipping away to the continent. and here comes our cold front, bringing that thickening cloud, and eventually outbreaks of rain. so the rain will turn heavy and steady through the day
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for western scotland and for northern ireland. but for eastern scotland, for most of england and wales, actually, we've got another fine day coming up with some spring sunshine, the best of it across southern counties. it might be april the first, but don't be fooled by those rising temperatures in cardiff, highs up to 16 degrees. there is only one direction of travel for the weather, and that is for things to get much colder. now through monday evening and night—time, we'll see the band of rain, our cold front sinks southwards, taking the rain across northern ireland and scotland, into parts of england and wales through the night. ahead of the front, seven degrees in london. we're starting to get the colder air tucking in across scotland and northern ireland — the shape of things to come. so really from tuesday onwards, it's then that we'll start to see the really cold air digging in. turning colder, rain or showers, be cold enough for some hill snow and some overnight frost as well. this area of low pressure is going to be slipping southwards during tuesday, dragging in cold winds, coming all the way from within the arctic circle. our cold front by this stage will be pushing eastwards, taking the rain with it on tuesday.
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the colder air following. sunshine and showers — some of the showers heavy with some hail and thunder and yeah, there will be snow on the hills as well. now a look at the temperatures. highs of seven degrees in belfast. factor in those strong northerly winds, it really is going to feel quite cold, especially compared with the weather we've seen over recent days. low pressure then stays with us through the rest of the week, really. this area of low pressure in the north sea bringing rain and potentially some significant mountain snow across scotland and perhaps also the pennines as well for a time on wednesday. elsewhere, another day of sunshine and heavy showers. and the thing with the showers is, when they come along, they could drop the temperatures over a short period of time by four orfive degrees, so it is going to feel pretty chilly out and about.
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