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thank you for your company this afternoon. rebecca jones will be with us later with the news, but now it's time for sports day. hello and welcome to sportsday — i'm holly hamilton. coming up on tongiht�*s programme. one of formula one's most influentialfigures, sir frank williams dies at the age of 79. we look back at his remarkable life. the battle at the bridge. jadon sancho gets his first goal premier league goal as manchester united cling on to take a point at chelsea. and they didn't make life easy for themselves —
but great britain are through to the davis cup quarterfinals. good evening and welcome to tonight's programme. we start with tributes to a formula 1 legend, one of the most successful team owners in history — sir frank williams who has died at the age of 79. founder and former team principal of williams racing, his team won nine constructors' championships and seven drivers' titles and is often described as one of the sports most infuential figures. lizzie greenwood hughes looks back at his remarkable life. ina in a sport so dominated by global big business, frank williams made formula i a family affair. the former salesman was a pioneer, building up his motor racing team from nothing, starting in an empty carpet warehouse in oxfordshire and
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death while striving for him at something the family described as heartbreaking. the williams family eventually bowed out of the sport last year, but the team which bears his name and to which he dedicated his name and to which he dedicated his life lives on. manchester united managed to cling on at stamdford brdidge and hold league eladers chelsea to a draw, jadon sancho scoring hisf irst premier league goal in michael carricks first league game in charge. asutin halweood reports after a difficult few weeks for manchester united, chelsea were playing some of the best football around now and they quickly burst out of the blocks. callum hudson—odoi, clearthrough out of the blocks. callum hudson—odoi, clear through on goal. the goalkeeper saving united's blushes. it is not the first time we have seen that the season. next it was only the woodwork that kept it level. a rocket of a shot that
almost dipped into the net. although ralf rangnick is expected to take over at old trafford soon, but for now michael carrick is making the calls. the biggest of them, to bench cristiano ronaldo. as they happen, they didn't need them, jayden sanchez was clean through and with their first proper attack, manchester united were ahead. the light for michael carrick. it wouldn't last too long, and misplaced kick and penalty. much of his relief, they made domains. the chance to win came to chelsea. they just couldn't take it. honours even at the bridge, point on the road that manchester united would be too disappointed with as a new era for the club is about to begin. pep guardiola should probably offer
special thanks to the head groundsman and his team for their win over west ham this afternoon. the second half at the etihad was delayed by almost ten minutes so snow could be cleared from the pitch... despite the weather, ilkay gundogan broke through before half time. with fernandinho's effort in the final minute proving decisive when manuel lanzini pulled one back for west ham with the final kick of the game. that result sees city leapfrog liverpool to regain second place. manager pep guardiola, says the cold never bothered him anyway. maybe next day we will play on a sunny day, you have to adapt. the manager and players who complain about injured players or complain about injured players or complain about the weather, the pitch, they cannot go through. it is a challenge. go there and beat the opponent. challenge. go there and beat the o- onent. ., ., challenge. go there and beat the opponent-_ of - challenge. go there and beat the| opponent._ of course. elsewhere, everton's poor run of form continues...
they're seven games without a win now after they were beaten 1—0 at brentford. the only goal of the game came from a penalty, after this high boot from andros townsend. and ivan toney made no mistake from the spot... last season's leading scorer in the championship, with his first premier league goal — to take brentford up to 12th. leicester city moved into the top half of the table after a 11—2 win over watford in a cold and snowy return to the walkers stadium for former manager claudio ranieri. jamie vardy scored twice for brendan rodger�*s side. and this is why we've no score from turf moor for you this evening... putting the bbrrrr into burnley, the game against tottenham was postponed due to adverse weather conditions. heavy snowfall left the pitch unplayable, despite the efforts of ground staff ahead of kick—off it had to be postponed. in the scottish premiership, giovanni van bronckhorst enjoyed his first game in charge at rangers as his side won 3—1 at livingston.
the visitors went ahead early after this nice finish from scott arfield and they never really looked back from there. joe aribo then doubled their lead before fashion sakala wrapped things up. however, celtic�*s 2—1win over aberdeen ensure there's just the four points between the top two. tennis now and great britain are through to the last eight of the davis cup, where they'll play either germany or serbia, after beating the czech republic 2—1. but they had to do it the hard way — cameron norrie, and the doubles pair ofjoe salisbury and neal skupski, had to win their matches, after dan evans had lost the opening singles. drew savage watched the action. great britain's davis cup spirit is developing nicely. it wasn't easy against the chap republic but leon smith's men got the job done. against the chap republic but leon smith's men got thejob done. it hadn't begun well. dan evans was set down. a player ranked over 100 places below him. even though evans had led the second set 5—2, he came
back to win 62, 75. that meant cameron norrie would have to win. he came back from one set down to force the decider. defeat would have put great britain out of the tournament, but cameron norrie wasn't having that. in the end the british number one dominated, winning the final set and the match was all square. over to joe salisbury and and the match was all square. over tojoe salisbury and neil skupsky. it took them nine games to force a break of serve. great britain france—macro fate was in two safe pairs of hands. superiority was established in the second set. the brits are established in the second set. tie: brits are nearly established in the second set. tte: brits are nearly there established in the second set. tt2 brits are nearly there now. established in the second set. the brits are nearly there now. their.
brits are nearly there now. their opponents _ brits are nearly there now. their opponents make _ brits are nearly there now. their opponents make them _ brits are nearly there now. their opponents make them work- brits are nearly there now. their opponents make them work for it, but they had done theirjob. the davis cup quarterfinals back for great britain. as homecomings go, this was a pretty good one. in her first match on british soil since winning the us open, emma raducanu beat herfriend elena—gabriela ruse in straight sets in an exhibition match at the albert hall. the result was a formality in an event that served as a reminder of raducanu's monumental rise to stardom. natalie pirks reports. a fitting venue for a returning british star. herfirst a fitting venue for a returning british star. her first match back since becoming a grand slam champion was also the first since taking her first holiday in seven years. she is already revelling in her new role as fan favourite. and these friends of court, were enjoying themselves on it. and when her opponent sent on a ball boy in her place, it will
become the day he will never forget. he has got it, he has got the break. it wasn't enough to stop raducanu from taking the lead. rousseau was having a lot ofjoy with her drop shot, but even though life on tour has taken some adjustment, here, nothing at stake, raducanu at home. firing balls into the crowd, she reflected on a year like no other. the moment i landed the ace on match point is probably the best moment of my life. applause. because it was that one moment of disbelief and i had just done it. i didn't know what it was, but it was incredible and i was just speechless. incredible and i was 'ust speechlessi incredible and i was 'ust seechless. ., , ., ,,., , speechless. played two grand slams and 11. amazingly, _
speechless. played two grand slams and 11. amazingly, still _ speechless. played two grand slams and 11. amazingly, still room - speechless. played two grand slams and 11. amazingly, still room for - and 11. amazingly, still room for improvement. cardiff rugby have been unable to leave south africa after after two positive covid—19 cases were confirmed in their squad. cardiff were in the country to play in the united rugby championship, but all the tournament games over this and next weekend have been called off. the club confirmed one of the cases is suspected to be the omicron variant. saracens have reclaimed second place in the premiership after a 25—14 win over sale at the stonex stadium ths afternoon. sale weren't helped by having byron mcguigan dismissed after 45 minutes. billy vunipola celebrated his comeback from injury by creating the try that broke sale's resistance. the bulldozing number eight showed no ill—effect from the knee injury that has kept him out for four weeks setting up sean maitland. that made it 18—0 and after that there was no way back for sale.
bristol bears women continued their unbeaten start to the season after a dominant display at shaftesbury park. this superb solo try from kayleigh powell in the first half helped the leaders to a 36—17 victory over wasps as they made it six wins from six. judd trump is through to the third round of the uk snooker championship in york. the 2011 winner had a relatively straightforward encounter with fellow englishman chris wakelin, eventually winning by 6—3. but china's ding junhui is out. the three time former champion was beaten 6—3 by england's sam craigie, who reaches the third round for the first time. a quick look at the rest of the day's sport headlines. great britain tasted defeat to turkey in their second world cup 2023 qualifying game — being comfortably beaten 84 —67 in istanbul..
england's netballers have beaten jamaica 54—115 at the copperbox in the first of three matches in preparation for next years commonwealth games. the series concludes with two matches in nottingham on the 11th and 5th of december. and india struck a late blow on day four of their first test against new zealand. they removed opener will young forjust 2. new zealand will need to score 280 more runs to win on the final day with nine wickets in hand. england's director of cricket ashley giles has broken his silence on the racism crisis rocking the sport. he says the coverage has had an impact on the squad who are currentily in australia preparing for the ashes series. he says the players have been closely following azeem rafiq's revelations about his time at yorkshire. the situation has also caused a lot of chance for discussion and reflection within our playing group. and they think deeply about these things and this situation has affected people on this side of the world. it feels like we have a real