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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  November 8, 2019 1:45am-2:00am GMT

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and a solid start forjustin rose as he bids to win a third turkish open in a row. we start with football. sevilla are through to the knockout stages of the europa league. the spanish side — aiming to win the trophy for a record—extending 6th time — cruised into the last 32 with a comfortable victory in luxembourg. munas dabbur opened the scoring after only 7 minutes against dudelange — the first of two goals on the night for the israeli international. munir el haddadi went one better, by scoring a hat—trick as sevilla won 5—2 to become the only side, in the competition, to make it four
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wins out of four in the group stage. despite a disappointing start to the season in england, manchester united are also through to the last 32 of the europa league. mason greenwood set them on the way to victory, over pa rtizan belgrade. anthony martial and marcus rashford also scored — either side of the break as united won 3—nil at old trafford, to qualify for the knockout stage with two games to spare. that was the reason we played the three of them as well. we felt if we played a strong team, create chances and we need the players out there to ta ke and we need the players out there to take them, very pleased with all those finishes. all three goals were high—class. of course, quite a few more as well. the first one settles that one, i think. celtic are through to the last 32 after coming from behind to win at lazio. ciro immobile scored the opening goal after only 7 minutes. by half—time, the visitors were level — james forrest with the equaliser for the scottish champions. the match looked to be heading for a draw until french midfielder olivier ntcham won it for celtic, in the fifth minute
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of stoppage—time. it's a privilege for me to coach these players. they do an unbelievablejob these players. they do an unbelievable job behind the scenes. we are in a good place at the minute. it'sjob done we are in a good place at the minute. it's job done as far as qualifying for the new year's. we have a lot of work to do domestically. it's an amazing night for the team. two other teams have also qualified. basel — who beat getafe 2—1 in group c — with fabien frei getting the winner. and espanyol — who thrashed the bulgarian side ludogorets razgrad 6—nil in group h. in group e, cluj beat rennes — and that means lazio now have to win their last two games, to have any chance of going through. in group l, a big win for az alkmaar leaves them well—placed to qualify with manchester united. double rugby union world cup winner — sonny bill williams —
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completed his return to rugby league on thursday when his move to the canadian side toronto wolfpack was confirmed. they've just been promoted to the top tier of the game, in the english league system. it'll be williams‘ third spell in rugby league. the man who won two rugby union world cups with the all blacks — previously played league in australia with canterbury bulldogs and sydney roosters, winning nrl titles with both of them. now 3a, williams joins toronto as one of their two permitted "marquee" players. he's signed a two—year deal, believed to be in the region of 6 —— $6.5 million. it'll make him the highest—paid player in the history of either code. wolfpack‘s director of rugby, says signing williams is great business for the club — and for super league. is this is ——is the decision good for the game of rugby league? i think first and foremost, as a director of rugby, being purely shop. he can play. the ancillary
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stuff, less bothered about that everywhere i go, i get hit with baseball bats, let alone legends of new zealand were there. the former england rugby union captain — dylan hartley — has annouced his retirement from the sport — after failing to recover from a knee injury. the new zealand—born hooker, played 97 tests for england — winning two six nations titles, and playing 251 games for northampton saints in the english domestic league. hartley's he's been out of action since sustaining his knee injury last december — and was unable to recover in time to play in the recent world cup. in a statement, he said the last few months have been difficult "physically and mentally" — and while his career wasn't perfect "he wouldn't have had it any other way". let's look at the plus points first
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of all. 97 caps, he is england's second most player and it took england after that astonishment with the age 10— match unbeaten run, they thrashed the wallabies, grand slam ina six thrashed the wallabies, grand slam in a six nations title but before all that came the controversy. he mr lines tour because he was on the wrong side of the line so yes, a controversial character but no doubt about it, the man that eddiejones turned to when english rugby was in a crisis. staying with rugby union, south africa's rugby world cup winners were given a rapturous welcome as they kicked off a series of events around the country — to celebrate their latest success. the springboks beat england in last saturday's final in yokohama — to win the world cup for a record—equalling third time. their captain siya kolisi proudly lifted the webb elllis trophy — as the bus carrying the springboks travelled from pretoria tojohannesburg — in front of thousands of fans who lined the route. on to golf — and tiger woods has named himself as one of his captain's picks for next month's presidents cup against the international team in melbourne. (gfx) woods has also picked former masters champion patrick reed and two rookies — the current us open champion
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gary woodland and tony finau. it means the american team will include three of the year's four major winners, and seven of the world's top 10. woods is the first "playing captain" of a presidents cup team since hale irwin in 1994. meanwhile, ernie els picked two rookies among his captain's picks — and they include im sung—jae who recently won the genesis championship in his native south korea. earlier in the season, im claimed a hole—in—one at the greenbrier classic on the pga tour. that tournament was won byjoaquin niemann who became the first chilean golfer to win on the pga tour. he'll now be the first player from chile to play in the president's cup. it's going to be a really fun week. there are a lot of good players on oui’ there are a lot of good players on ourteam, there are a lot of good players on our team, who have played there before so i think i'm going to get
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some experience for them. it's not going to be hard. it's going to be easy for me. it will help us as a player. here's the international team in full. four of the players who qualified automatically are also rookies — which means half of the team will be making their presidents cup debuts. it starts on 12th december at the royal melbourne club, which is where the international team recorded their only victory back in 1998. staying with golf — and there are joint—leaders. after the first round of the turkish open in antalya
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which is the penultimate event on the european tour, before the season—ending dubai world championship. matthias schwab from austria and england's tom lewis both carded 7—under—par 65's on thursday, and they're one shot clear of the field. the defending championjustin rose is a further shot back on 5—under—par. his round of 67 included this chip for an eagle at the 11th. rose is bidding to win the turkish open for the third year in a row. meanwhile, austria's bernd wiesberger — who leads the race to dubai standings — opened up with a 71. he's six shots behind thejoint—leaders. the world para athletics championships got underway in dubai on thursday — with 10 gold medals decided. two of them went to bulgaria — in the men's 1500 metres t46 category and the men's shot putt f55.. the bbc‘s kate grey rounds up the other highlights from day 1in dubai. brazil won the first gold here. she w011 brazil won the first gold here. she won the t 13. and there was also
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really exciting race in a world record forjarrod from australia. but actually, the australian pasted perfectly. hopefully india's cricketers beat bangladesh by 8 wickets in the 2nd t20 international in rajkot — to level the series bangladesh batted first after india won the toss, and they made 153/6 from their 20 overs. rohit sharma marked his 100th t20 international for india by top—scoring with 85. as the home side reached their target with more than four overs to spare. the series decider is in nagpur on sunday. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — that's from me. and the rest of the sport
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today team, goodbye. hello. thursday brought us a day of heavy and persistent rain across some parts of the country, particularly for parts of northern england. there was 75mm of rain by the end of the day in sheffield and many areas have seen flooding problems and quite a lot of travel disruption too. we still have numerous flood warnings and severe flood warnings in force as well. although the worst of the rain will be easing away, river levels will be lagging behind the main rainfall, so still a lot of flooding problems through friday morning. now, the overnight rain has slowly been shifting a little bit further south, but an amber warning was issued from the met office for up to 100mm of rain across parts of south and west yorkshire, derbyshire, and greater manchester too. as we head through friday morning, we've still got that rain band with us, it becomes fairly light
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and patchy and as we head through the day, it will be confined to eastern parts of england. it's cold, quite a frosty start for many of us to friday, we've also got a few wintry flurries across the highest parts of highland scotland. by the afternoon, lots of sunshine developing, away from eastern parts of england where you keep the cloud and a little bit of patchy rain. temperatures between about 6 and aberdeen to around about 11 in cardiff. still in the chilly side. into friday evening then, that area of cloud and rain slowly clears off towards the east, so under those clearing skies, have a look at the blue colours, that indicates quite a cold start to your weekend, in fact, subzero temperatures for many of us, particularly in the north first thing saturday, but really wherever you are, you could well wake up to quite a sharp frost. after that chilly start to saturday, more cloud work in from the west, in from the west through the day, so some rain for northern ireland, western parts of scotland, and england and wales with some of that rain of the highest ground could be falling as sleet and snow but certainly rain down at lower levels. eastern england and scotland
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should stay dry and bright throughout the day and it will feel pretty chilly, just 5—10 celsius, our top temperature on saturday. now, heading into the second half of the weekend, and it's still an unsettled picture, as low pressure drifs towards the near continent, a small ridge of higher pressure in between before the following system moves in from the atlantic but that means that the rain should clear away from the south on sunday, many of us should see a fine, dry day. again, it's a chilly start. quite a bit of frost around first thing and temperatures by the afternoon somewhere between about 6—10 degrees, a little below par, really, for this time of year but at least it is looking dry for sunday. and then the outlook for next week is a fairly unsettled one still, showery rain around at times, some sunshine too and temperatures rather chilly for the time of year. bye for now.
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