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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  February 18, 2018 7:30pm-7:46pm GMT

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west drizzle. there are some bricks, which could bring a change of fortu nes which could bring a change of fortunes perhaps. in those breaks, we have got the mild air. those temperatures could push up to 30 degrees or so. i temperatures could push up to 30 degrees orso. i mild night temperatures could push up to 30 degrees or so. i mild night tonight, but with some breaks in east anglia. the cloud will push slowly eastwards. still... typical temperatures between five and seven celsius. no frost by monday morning. instead, two weather fronts close to the uk. most of the rain comes on that first one, it is between those two fronts that we get the breaks in the cloud. a change in fortunes because eastern scotland and eastern england are likely to be drab with rain and drizzle. further west, some sunshine in coastal areas and perhaps across northern ireland ahead of the next weather front bringing the next area of rain into
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northern ireland. i mild day, between ten and i3 northern ireland. i mild day, between ten and 13 degrees. cool in the east with the rain and drizzle. that will still be around tomorrow night. you can see the main areas of rain kind of converging. the cloud breaks later in northern ireland and across western scotland. perhaps not wales and north—west england as well. there will be a breeze. mild under the cloud as we head into tuesday. rob lee a chilly wind blowing across the midlands, east anglia and the south—east. some outbreaks of rain on tuesday. that slowly peters out, and further west across england and wales, more likely to season sunshine at times. still some decent temperatures at ten or ii still some decent temperatures at ten or 11 degrees. colder in eastern england. we will find things drying up england. we will find things drying up because high pressure is building in across the uk. it will keep the weather front at bay. we haven't seen much high pressure in the last few weeks. it does mean that after a
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mild start to the week, it will turn that it colder. with the high building in, aged the dry in most areas. “— building in, aged the dry in most areas. —— it should be dry in most areas. this is bbc news, the headlines: brendan cox, the husband of the murdered mpjo cox, resigned from two organisations set up in her memory after claims of sexual misconduct in the past. the education secretary says university tuition fees should reflect the economic benefit graduates will have to the country, ahead of a review of higher education funding in england. ministers reject pleas to issue a medical cannabis licence to a six—year—old boy whose rare form of epilepsy improves after taking the drug. this year's baftas are under way at the royal albert hall with the films three billboards outside leading winning best british
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film. with guillermo del toro‘s film the shape of water leading this year's nominations with 12 in total. many stars are wearing black in solidarity with the time's up and me too movements against sexual harassment. my my guest this week is mick herron with his book london rules. now on bbc news it is sports day. hello and welcome to sportsday, with me damian johnson. the headlines this evening: drama in the fa cup as bottom of league one rochdale score an equaliser in injury time to force a replay again premier league tottenham. winter olympics agony for britain's james woods as he slides out of the medal postions in pyeongchang. and a narrow victory for england over new zealand in hamilton but they still fail to make the t20 tri series final. rochdale scored a dramatic equaliser in injury time to earn a 2—2 draw
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with tottenham and a money spinning fifth round replay. league 0ne's bottom club looked to be heading out of the competition after trailing to the premier league giants but then came a thrilling late fightback. joe lynskey reports. a pitch more like a beach. this was rochdale a week ago, but they have been busy. the mud might have helped them take on spurs, but this was their day in the spotlight and they wanted it smart. in the league rochdale sit bottom of the third tier and were not supposed to come here with momentum, but the league one side could have had an early penalty. spurs had to improvise to handle them. in truth the premier league side were not at their peak, they had made 11 changes and their back—up striker llorente was short of form. you have to take your chances to stay in this team. in the first half dale sensed an opportunity. henderson!
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ian henderson has become their cup hero, the sixth goal in six games, but with spurs‘ quality a comeback was coming. theirjanuary signing was out to make his name. and he might have rescued their cup hopes today. take on tottenham in the cup and a draw comes with a special prize, rochdale's replay at wembley was four minutes away until this. now harry kane had been called for, a penalty taker without any sympathy. with that strike the tie looked settled, but deep into stoppage time rochdale tried one more time. would you believe it? and rochdale live again and
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the wembley dream is still alive. a dale dream done in their own way. for this team a goal and a result worth all the effort. it was an amazing game and an amazing event for us. it was a real pleasure. we took the opponents on. we knew how good they were, but we tried to take them on. it was sacrificial behaviour at times from the players, but they were all magnificent. we knew having gone 1—0 up in the first half we had almost hit the bomb and we knew what was coming in the second half. although we got a bit deep, and we responded, and they could have gone down but they did not after the penalty. i feel as though we got a deserved equaliser.
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i was calm on the bench. i know very well what happens if you believe that you were going to win and that is what happened. it was two minutes and i think it was a clear chance. it was the 5th round of the womens fa cup today as well and defending champions manchester city are in to the quarterfinals after beating last year's runners up birmingham city in extra time. 3—1 was the final score. all eight ties were played today, amongst them arsenal beat millwall 1—0, chelsea put 6 past doncaster belles, durham beat leicester 5—2. there have been a handful of championship fixtures this weekend for those teams not involved in the fa cup. tim klose scored an injury time equaliser to rescue a point for norwich city in the east anglian derby against local rivals ipswich town at carrow road.
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the visitors took the lead against the run of play when luke chambers headed home martyn waghorn‘s corner with two minutes of normal time remaining. but the nine—year wait for an ipswich victory in the derby will have to wait as klose scored in the fifth minute of added time. both teams are locked on 45 points — seven adrift from the play—off places. in today's other match, leeds came from 2—0 down to salvage a point against bristol city in paul heckingbottom's first home game in charge. the robins scored two early goals both from coming from long throws, bobby reid getting the second from close range. but leeds responded in the second half, firstly through pierre—michel lasogga and then kemar roofe slid in to equalise to give the new manager his first point. leeds are still without a win in 2018 though, whilst bristol city remain in sixth. rangers are up to second in the scottish premiership on goal difference after an eight—goal thriller at hamilton. accies actually took the lead after only five minutes at new douglas park but rangers equalised and then went ahead after a josh windass shot
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was spilled badly by hamilton keeper gary woods. the home side made it 2—2 but rangers scored two quick—fire goals and then windass scored his third to make it 5—2. hamilton pulled one back in the closing minutes but the 5—3 win means rangers move above aberdeen. celtic drew 0—0 at home to stjohnstone in the day's other fixture, but have still increased their lead at the top to nine points. british slope—style skier james woods desribed his fourth place finish as "minging" as he narrowly missed out on a bronze medal. britain needed just one more to make it a record five at a winter olympics but failed to add to their tally today. at least lizzie yarnold and laura deas received their medals after yesterday's sliding success but great britains women have lost but great britain's women have lost again in the curling. from pyeongchang here's our sports correspondent, andy swiss. from a dry ski slope in sheffield to an olympic final. james woods has long made the extraordinary seem effortless,
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and once again how he rose to the occasion, as he tricked, flipped and leapt his way right into contention. commentator: what's he got for us? cheering you can hear what the crowd think of that. what a run by james woods! he came here with such high hopes for a medal, will that be enough? it seemed it might be. second place for woodsy. .. and with just a few left to go he was still in bronze, before america's nick goepper snatched away his medal. so close. it's a game of perfection, and it's notjust that, you've got to go above and beyond technical difficulty. that was insane. controversy meanwhile at the curling. the woman's captain penalised for not releasing her stone in time. your head felt she had let go before the line, but curling does not use video
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technology. the incident handed victory to opponents sweden. the incident handed victory to opponents sweden. meanwhile, it's emerged speed skater elise christie suffered soft tissue damage in her crash yesterday. her boyfriend posted this... with her next event on tuesday, it's a race against time. but for others, there was celebration. lizzy yarnold receiving her skeleton gold medal. her historic success, she told me, was still sinking in. it was a big goal four years ago to try and be the first british winter 0lympian to retain my title. it was scary to say it, but now it's rolling off the tongue a bit more. i'm just so proud that it all came together. and with team—mate laura deas collecting her bronze, a picture—perfect podium for british sport. andy swiss, bbc news, pyeongchang. now, champions exeter chiefs have faced their third straight premiership defeat after a 13—7 sting from wasps. a marcus watson try and two jimmy gopperth penalties sealed wasps‘ narrow win. third—placed wasps move to within four points of second—placed exeter. in the pro 14, benneton rugby
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were 18—15 winners over dragons at rodney parade. benneton came from 10—0 down on the way to victory — with two second—half penalties from benetton fly—half marty banks the difference between the sides. dragons are still without a victory in the pro“; since september. england have missed out on a place in the final of the t20 tri—series despite beating hosts new zealand in their final group game. eoin morgan's side needed to win and restrict new zealand to less than 175 to go through on net run rate — which they couldn't do. as keith york reports. mathematical machinations meant that even a win for england might not be enough to see them through to the final. jason roy's recent form has been disjointed, but he soon set about making an addition to the total. but the most irrational shot saw him go out through the australian
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skipper ken williamson. that left eoin morgan and david mallan to carry on. england were 194—7. but for the black caps the equation was simple. 175 would see them reach wednesday's final. as the shadows lengthened in hamilton, so did england's chances. the contributions of colin munroe and martin guptill proved to be the factor. munro took 21 balls to make 57. whilst cup till had the measure of england's bowlers, he steered his side into the final with 62. england's victory counted for nothing. the british indoor athletics championships has been taking place in birmingham this weekend. after taking silver behind fellow scot laura muir in yesterday's 3000m, eilish mccolgan dominated the 1500 women's final. she pulled away for an impressive sprint finish in the last 200m to take gold and book herself a place in the world indoors championships in march. chris froome finished in 10th place
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at the ruta del sol on his return to racing as tim wellens claimed overall victory in the race around andalucia in southern spain. froome has dominated the attention during the race this week butjust scraped into the top 10 after the final time trial,
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