england with average speeds gusts could touch a0 mph and other mild afternoon for of england and wales with 1a of 15 celsius. like eight or nine for scotland and parts of northern ireland. into monday some sunshine for money but bred for southern parts of england and further snow for the far north of scotland. goodbye. seems hello this is bbc news, the headlines. former us president george bush senior dies at 9a and a tribute to his son. his son described it as a man of the highest
character. the attempt member of the government resigns over brexit. the plant is naive, and calls for a second referendum. police say at least 18 people have been injured and more than 200 arrested in paris during violent protests and rising fuel prices. 0ne now on bbc news, it's time for sports day. hello and welcome to sportsday, with karthi gna nasegaram and hugh woozencroft. the headlines this evening.... britain's tyson fury is raring to go ahead of his massive heavyweight title fight against deontay wilder in los angeles. yes, i'm in la, and the big fight is nearly upon us. tyson fury and deontay wilder for the big wbc
fight. manchester city's stars prove their worth once again. they extend their lead at the top of the premier league with a win over bournemouth. and there was no fa cup fairy tale for non league side maidstone united as 0ldham make it through to the third round. also coming up in the programme. no sting for saracens. as they extend their unbeaten run in rugby union's premiership with victory over wasps. and we'll have action on a dramatic day on and off the baize as mark williams reaches the third round of snooker‘s uk championship. good evening. the time for talking is almost over ahead of what tyson fury has called one of the ‘best comebacks of all time' as he looks to become the wbc heavyweight champion of the world.
the fight comes less than 6 months after fury‘s return to the ring, following 2 and a half years away from the sport. standing in fury‘s way will be the undefeated deontay wilder in the early hours of tomorrow morning. ade adedoyin sends this report from los angeles... nicknamed the gypsy king, tyson fury is attempting to become the come back king. he has overcome drink, drugs and depression and his next challenge is to overcome the man in the mask. deontay wilder. i've fought way tougher guys than him. my opponent last fight was way tougher than him. this is just another step to me getting to where i want to go.like i said, there will be one champion, one face, one name. all but one of wilder's wins have come by knock out — a big puncher with a big reputation, though fury believes he is the big draw. wilder needs me, let's make no mistake about this matter. wilder's been a wbc champion since 2015.
he's made seven defences of his world title, but he's still unknown in this country. it has been a long time since north america hosted a heavyweight fight of this magnitude and it has captured the imagination of some of the division's greatest champions. his deontay wilder to catch up to tyson fury, or the other way. it's like this, these types of bites make for exciting fights. well that's the view of lennox lewis there. ade is up nice and early in los angeles for us. still over 10 hours away from the fight. anticipation will slowly build through the day. can you give us a sense of what it's like in the usa? the public there seem to have really taken to fury and his story? yes they really have. i went to a
media event, and he handed out to get the firefighters and they spoke about how impressed they were with him. all week they told us that he is the biggest draw, and deontay wilder even though he is here from the united states, and there is the essence of that at yesterdays weigh—in, tested theory fans out numbered the wilder fans. that is not necessarily indicative of what is going to happen this evening, but he has brought a travelling support. i went to a laker game last night, and they were stars of the world of sports and entertainment. lebron james is a big wedding band, jack nicholson was there. these fights tend to drop a big crowd. what a story and it would be if tyson fury can pull this off. looking forward to it. well the fight is garnering lots of attention in particular because of the way these two men have escalated their war of words in the build—up...
we caught up with former heavyweight world champion evander holyfield, who feels fury may have successfully affected wilder's mindset. it's amazing that certain people can get undertheirskin and it's amazing that certain people can get under their skin and tyson fury gets under their skin get under their skin and tyson fury gets undertheirskina get under their skin and tyson fury gets under their skin a little bit. it's what you do when you walk in the screen, how do you use it, when he went from cuba he was able to ove i’co [ti e he went from cuba he was able to overcome that, because he said when he had to do. he focused, and the guy only got caught with the shot and he proved himself to the people. i get and he proved himself to the people. iget hurt, and he proved himself to the people. i get hurt, i'm not backing up, uncommon for it, and he did and this is how he won that fight. he is a ha rd is how he won that fight. he is a hard guy to beat, because his confidence is so great. tyson fury isa confidence is so great. tyson fury is a big guy, taller, both guys have
long arms, and i think he could be a sloppy fight. i think that if tyson fury is able to make it sloppy, i think it benefits him. i truly believe that coming out of boxing, it has a lot to do and how you think. if you take the body for granted and let go and down, at some point in time it think go and get back to what it should be. is hoping that can happen. you look at deontay wilder, his body is insane. he reminds me of my body. i wasn't going to get out of shape now. it's easier to stay in shape and get out then come back up. and you can hear every punch with mike costello and the team in la on radio 5 live from a o'clock in the morning with the first bell expected around 5 o'clock.
lots to look forward to in boxing but we're going to turn our attention to the day's football. hugh". another win for manchester city but it wasn't as pretty as we're used to. no it wasn't exactly the beautiful game as we've come to expect from pep guardiola and the defending premier league champions but they were still good value for their 3—1 win over bournemouth. bernardo silva gave city an early lead before england striker callum wilson headed a lovely equaliser for bournemouth on the stroke of half—time. but second half strikes from raheem sterling and ilkay gundogan helped moved city 5 points clear at the top for the time being... guardiola put their unusual performance down to a bit of tiredness... and when i said like a manager you don't expect to play every three days, and this is a big period of three months, and expect everything 90 minutes, and then you know, but
overall because the other tethered to do can't expect everything to be easy. that is the lesson. we know it was difficult mentally, physically, but we have to be ready. we are professionals that we have to try to do it. to give hera to give her a sweet new he would have to be without the ball for long periods, dashed off in game for us. we new we would we have to be without the ball for long periods. we had several moments from self blades, and the bulk of bounds for us. “— blades, and the bulk of bounds for us. —— tough game for us... well it might be fair to say all of manchester is blue at the moment with fans of manchester united not exactly having a great time this season... they started the tea—time kick off away at lowly southampton, 17 points off the top... stuart armstrong and cedric soares but southampton 2 up before romelu lukaku's first goal in 13
games and an ander herera equaliser mean it's 2—2 at half time at st. mary's. elsewhere crystal palace beat burnley 2—0 at selhurst park. brighton won 2—1 at 10—man huddersfield. leicester came past watford 2—0, jack wilshere made his first appearance in exactly 3 months in west ham's very comfortble win away at newcastle. and we'll have more details on the remaining games a little later on in the programme. well kilmarnock shone in the scottish premiership as they moved up to second but they weren't helped by two separate floodlight failures at rugby park... as they beat hibs 3—0 and moving up to second in the table. as they beat hibernian 3—0... eamon brophy scored two of the goals, including this one in the sixth minute... and a penalty half an hour later.. it was all wrapped up by a greg stewart goal in the final minute...
elsewhere in scotland, livingston scored for the first time in 5 games to beat motherwell and move up to sixth, and hamilton won 3—1at10—man motherwell to move 5 points clear of their relegation threatened hosts. that's all from here for now. more details on the premier league results and the stories from the championship, coming up in a few minutes' time. karthi... well we're staying with football as it's fa cup second round weekend, with teams looking to earn the chance of a tie against the premier league's elite when theyjoin the competiton in the third round. one such team was conference side maidstone united but it wasn't to be, as they were beaten 2—0 by old ham athletic. joe lynskey has the details. at this stage of the club there is the romance and spectacle and the allure of opportunity. for some clu bs, allure of opportunity. for some clubs, if there are chance just comes once in a generation. mates though united haven't been there since the 80s. since then, they have gone to the top but again, just one tier above that non—league now but still what the experience that
counts. 36—year—old pieter kok, and he found the states. maidstone is rdb two sides to get here, their manager called it the biggest game in here. the truth they never looked in trouble, but they sealed the skin with a piece of skill and finished to fit the professionals. but maidstone, another opportunity to could be some time coming. it's predicted since wimbledon won the cup, but even a change it game struggled on saturday in halifax. but this setting brought one of almost the greatest goals ever. he has support. it's a brilliant run, and that's off the post. a famous opener was stopped, and with wimbledon buzz ‘s reprieve, they we re wimbledon buzz ‘s reprieve, they were stopped with the board of elections going their way. eventually the difference in
divisions with so to the visitors through. halifax would have deeper regrets. their stature were the big draw in this round. they ended up with a team that late leslie. he didn't again he put them in front of —— they played them last week. the goal of the day with a special lift for bradford city. they are bottom of league 1, but came from two goals down to draw with peterborough. it's in. 2-2. since the than stamford bridge, here is more evidence to cup brings more out of them. elsewhere there were no real shocks. afc wimbledon are into round 3 for the 3rd straight year they came past non—league halifax. league two cheltenham went out at accrington stanley. you can catch all the goals on the bbc sport website and app. now...
still to come on sportsday this evening. john cooney kicks ulster to victory over cardiff blues in the pro 1a. and gold cup favourite buveur d'air underlines their tag with victory in newcastle this afternoon. on to rugby union and a ninth straight premiership win has taken saracens to the top of the table. 19 points from alex lozowski helped the champions beat wasps 29—6 at allianz park. defeat for wasps means they drop down to fourth place. austin halewood reports... after a first defeat for exeter, the door to was on the saracens is to return to the top of this championship, and expect to strengthen their cost. england's wigglesworth
to scotland's make them, getting back in the swing. but wasps had an international of their own to call upon. comfortably slotting a 56 metered penalty the longest of the season so far. with scoring at a premium, wasps withstood all that saracens could throw at them, until the resistance was finally broken. jamie george found his way through. and when an uncharacteristic mistake from daley handed them a second, it just wasn't the wasp's day. a traditional encounter, they are still undefeated and back to the top. also in the premiership... bristol thrashed 1a man leicester a1—10 after kyle eastmond's red card five minutes before half time, gloucester climbed to third, as they ran in six tries in a bonus—point win over worcester
at kingsholm. and there was a narrow win for newcastle over northampton. in the pro 1a, ulster have beaten cardiff blues by 16 points to 12 in a hard fought battle at the kingspan stadium. all the tries came in the first half, with cardiff carrying a 12— 10 lead at the break thanks to scores from matthew morgan and christian dacey. but cardiff bues haven't won in belfast in 8 years, and that record persists after two second half penalties from srum halfjohn cooney earned ulster a 16—12 victory. elsewhere connacht won at the cheetahs. there are three matches currently in action, live scores on your screen. the barbarians came from 28—7 down to beat argentina 38—35 at twickenham. the invitational babas team who beat england in may, brought the scores back to 35—all before an eltonjantjies drop goal confirmed the victory. it's been an interesting day in snooker off and on the table.
two chinese players, yu delu and cao youpeng have both received bans for match fixing. on it, world champion mark williams has sealed his spot in the third round. hazel irvine is at york's barbican theatre for us. second they'll come around to at this championship, it's of course the first of the three majors. steve davis and sean murphy about and watching. both are distinguished champions. we saw mark williams start up where he left off. no doubt he is talented. it's about a motivation after a win today. he looked very comfortable. i think you will be disappointed with the way he played today, but with mark williams's perspective, he is playing well, and the he is trying. when he gets on the match table, and
it's his office, he's a great competitor, so you can switch it on. he gave the doctor was. we have had a serious development in the sport, because an independent tribunal has been banning two players in snooker for match fixing. hasn't found guilty —— hasn't been found guilty for match fixing, and he is banned till 2029. his combat trick peng has also been suspended for fixing as well. —— his compound right —— he will there too and half years conditionally, the remaining three and a half years of the band will be suspended, because he is going to
work with the authorities. sean murphy, give us the perspective in your world amongst players active at the moment of what has happened today. everyone is shocked. it is a big punishment, but the message is simple. don't bet on snooker. don't get involved. as a player we commit not to do that. these guys have been caught, and they have been caught with some serious allegations. these quys with some serious allegations. these guys were losing matches on purpose without its a sad day. guys were losing matches on purpose without it's a sad day. it is a sad day. -- it's a sad day. how do you reflect on this goes back —— how do you reflect on this? i don't think anybody within snooker or within any other sport feel they have gotten massive problems, but there will
always be cheaters, and everybody was in the game will be pleased that these people have been found out. gentlemen thank you very much. it has been an eventful day. happily a lot of snooker to enjoy as well. don't forget red button coverage continues throughout the evening. we'll be chatting throughout till next sunday. but three—time winnerjohn higgins is out after losing 6—5 to fellow scot alan mcmanus. higgins had led 5—3 but mcmanus fought back to take the victory. let's find out about the rest of today's football. hugh, back into the premier league and a big day near the bottom. well, not great for newcastle, their 3 match winning streak was ended abruptly as west ham beat them 3—0 at st james's park in a scoreline that really could have been worse for newcastle...
manuel pellegrini's side got their first in three... javier hernandez scored twice and squandered 2 other very good opportunities before felipe anderson got a well deserved third moments from the end... we need to play the next game in the same way we did today, knowing without the ball we need to work ha rd without the ball we need to work hard to recover, and with the ball we need to play and work hard. very important three points, but it's not enough. we need to recover the bad start to the season. at one point in 12 isa start to the season. at one point in 12 is a difficult result. now we need to think in the next game to add three more points. things aren't looking great for burnley at the minute, they were beaten 2—0 at crystal palace. andros townsend added a wonderful second near the end, afterjame mcarthur‘s first half opener. that was actually palace's first home win of the season. while sean dyche's burnley stay in the bottom three. we're in the kind of weird position
with the eye of the tiger is gone. was always in to the match all the time last season, but that kind is give you the chance at everything, particularly when you have the underdog field. this stage has changed. the club has more recognition for their achievements, but that brings a different feel of course. there is a different demand oi'i course. there is a different demand on the players. city extend their lead at the top of the premier league to 5 points with liverpool taking on everton in the merseyside derby tomorrow. they‘ re 17 clear of united, although this table doesn't take into account any points the red devils may or may not pick up at st mary's. leicester go 7th. as you were at the bottom of the table for now. the relegation zone is unchanged. west ham are up to 13th. palace up to 1ath. brighton's 2—1win at huddersfield takes them 11th, two
points behind watford. norwich remain top of the championship tonight coming from behind in the second half to beat rotherham 3—1. earlier in the day, leeds briefly replaced them with a 1—0 win over sheffield united. pablo hernandez eventually slotting in after a mix up in the sheffield united defence. elsewhere in the championship, nottingham forest are up to fifth beating bottom side ipswich 2—0. lewis grabban scoring both. birmingham and blackburn both enjoyed high scoring wins. in the late kick off, third place middlesbrough are taking on aston villa. latest score villa leading 2—0. you're up to date with all the football. karthi. back to you. before we go, let's quickly rattle through a few other stories making the news today. argentinian side, river plate are refusing to play the second leg of their copa libertadores final against boca juniors in madrird, insisting the match should remain in south america. it follows an attack on the boca team bus by river plate fans last weekend,
the historic derby was postponed before being moved more than 6,000 miles to the bernabeu stadium in madrid to be played later this month. but river insist it is ‘incomprehensible' to play the match in spain. buveur d'air won the fighting fifth hurdle at newcastle. the two—time champion hurdle victor is now odds on favourite to complete a record equalling third champion hurdle win at the cheltenham festival in march. british sprinterjames desaolu, has launched an urgent financial appeal to pay for surgery on a ruptured achilles tendon which he says will save his career. the two—time european champion has already, in one day, raised over £6,000 of his £25,000 target. england netball head coach tracey neville says she will use tomorrow's dead rubber against uganda as a chance to rotate her squad in preparation for next year's world cup. england alread have an unasailable 2—0 lead in the series after a 65—53 win at the copperbox last night.
neville says their minds must be focussed on the world cup in liverpool next july. manchester united still level at to all with half an hour to go. that's all from sportsday. we'll have more at 7.30. while very mild weather across the southern half of the uk on saturday, temperatures are got up to 15 celsius, and there is no indication that we have any particularly cold weather on the way. having said that, there might be a little bit of snow on the way sometime next week probably early in the week. that is still to come. in the short term, the atlantic is looking very active in the moment. actiq means there is
a lot of storm and is out there, a lot of weather systems living in our direction. would we get this weather pattern, the weather generally remains on the mild side. 0ccasionally remains on the mild side. occasionally we will see colder air getting into scotland, but that is not in the short—term. this is the forecast for tonight. most of the weather is coming in off the atlantic, but the air is mild. 10 degrees overnight in the south. we have temperatures closer to freezing with a touch of frost outside of town. 0n with a touch of frost outside of town. on sunday, weatherfronts with a touch of frost outside of town. on sunday, weather fronts will pass most of the uk. it stretches across pass most of the uk. it stretches a cross m ost pass most of the uk. it stretches across most of scotland, but the main thrust of this weather system is out to sea. 0vernight we would see rain, and then we are left over with westerly winds with lots of cloud, and sunny spells and showers. in scotland and northern ireland it looks like it may state mostly cloudy. you get a bit of temperature
contrast with eight in aberdeen, but in the south it is exceptionally mild. see these white lines, these isobars. these are pressurised. the wind follow these lines, and that is where the air is coming from. that is coming from the heart of the north atlantic with the air is still relatively mild. mild air on monday with rain pushing through. in the north, there is a change in the wind direction. you can see it's coming in across scotland. this is where we could see temperatures dropping on monday stepped a little bit of snow across the highlands there but still relatively mild across the south. it will stay relatively mild across the south for quite some time. in the north, briefly we could see chilly weather, and snow across the hills of northern britain. this is bbc news, i'm geeta guru—murthy. the headlines at 7. police say at least 80 people have been injured and more than 200
people arrested in paris during violent protests over rising fuel prices. the chairman of britain's biggest infrastructure project, the hs2 rail programme, says he expects to be sacked in the coming days due to concerns over the performance of crossrail. a tenth member of the government resigns over brexit. the former science and universities minister, sam gyimah, says the prime minister's plan is "naive", and calls for a second referendum. and prime minister theresa may is at the g20 summit in buenos aires. she is due to speak shortly and we'll be bringing you the latest.