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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  May 15, 2017 1:45am-2:01am BST

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hello, this is sport today, live from the bbc sport centre. coming up on this programme: kim si woo becomes the youngest to win golf‘s prestigious players championship championship. roma rumblejuventus in italy, while real reign supreme in spain. and rafa takes the crown in madrid for a fifth time as he gears—up for tilt at a tenth french open title. hi there. wherever you are around the world welcome to sport today. in the past hour south korean kim si woo has become the youngest ever winner of the players championship at carded a final round of 69 to finish 10 under par. the 21—year—old kim began the day two shots off the lead but took top spot in a faultless final round. three birdies on the front nine.
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england's ian poulter made a big charge for the lead but couldn't make a dent on kim's composure. the englishman played just 13 tournaments in 2016 with a foot injury. he returning to some hot form. rafa cabrera bello had an incredible run home with the first ever double eagle or albatross at the 16th. then he sunk a birdie at the iconic 17th too. but kim is the hero at sawgrass. in his 2nd pga tour victory, the south korean is just the fourth player in the last 25 years to win twice on the pga tour before the age of 22, following tiger woods, sergio garcia and jordan spieth. so here is how the final leaderboard looks. winner kim si woo is the world number 75 but that will change when the new ranking come out. poulter and outshousen tied for second. cabrera bello and american kyle stanley finished fourth. roma spoilt juventus‘s attempt
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to wrap up the serie a title on sunday with 3—1 victory at the stadio olympico. massimo allegri's men needed only a draw to secure a sixth successive championship. but roma are fighting to secure an automatic champions league spot and are back into second place. here's how the table now looks — juventus are still in control at the top. napoli are still mathematically in with a chance of taking the title after a 5—0 thrashing of torino. italian sports journalist, tancredi palmeri watched roma's victory and says winning the title on sunday actually could have had a negative effect forjuventus. it should not be considered that bad forjuventus. if there was any bad moment forjuventus to win, maybe that was tonight, if there is any
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bad moment to win a title. they have the play the coppa italia final in rome in three days so celebrating tonight actually could have distracted them from the main target which is getting is the treble this season. real madrid are a step closer to spain's primera division title after beating sevilla 4—1 at the bernabeu. cristiano ronaldo scored his 400th goal for the club as real close in on theirfirst league title since 2012. fernandez and kroos also scored. the win leaves zinadine zidane‘s team level on points with barcelona. but crucially, real have a game in hand. they face celta vigo and malaga in their last two games. barcelona won by the same scoreline at las palmas. neymar scored a hat—trick with suarez grabbing the other goal. barca are top of the league by virtue of their better head to head record with real. they host eibar next sunday, but the title chase is out of their hands. feyenoord have won the dutch
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championship for the first time this century. they beat ajax to the eredivise title byjust one point. and the man they have to thank is 36—year—old captain dirk kuyt who scored a hat—trick in a 3—1 win over heracles. richard mcelvanney has our report. after blowing the chance to win the championship, fans could be forgiven to think their team may have been flagging. only victory at home could guarantee them the title. but the nerves we re guarantee them the title. but the nerves were settled quickly. this might from the flares had not faded when captain dirk kuyt port them a head after 30 ait seconds. that was his 100th goalfor the head after 30 ait seconds. that was his 100th goal for the club. head after 30 ait seconds. that was his 100th goalfor the club. 11 minutes later, it became clear where the title would be heading is dirk
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kuyt scored again. there was still some way to go and heracles did have their chances. then with just minutes to go, a penalty and the game was over. dirk kuyt completed his hat trick and celebrations could begin. the visitors pulled one back but that barely dampened the spirit. a huge achievement for the coach and the team, the first title since 1999 and no spoiling the party this week. that meant ajax miss out, finishing just a point behind. they did what they had to winning at willem 2. davy klaassen got their third in a 3—1win. they now focus on the europa league final against manchester united. it was an emotional and happy ending for tottenham as they said goodbye after 118 years
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to their white hart lane stadium. they beat manchester united 2—1 in their last match at the iconic stadium before it is demolished and rebuilt. the fans poured onto the pitch at the final whistle, with the victory confirming 2nd place and tottenham's highest finish in the premier league. victor wanyama and harry kane scored to ensure spurs remain unbeaten at home, this season. they'll play their matches at wembley next year before returning to a brand new 61,000 seat stadium in time for the 2018—19 season. liverpool gave themselves a huge boost in their champions league qualification hopes. daniel sturridge scored his first premier league goal since january. as he got their first in four nil win at west ham. they go third on the table and it means victory against middlesbrough on the final day of the season will guarantee the reds a place in europe's top competition next season. but hull city's premier league adventure is over! marco silva's side have been relegated after losing a—nil to crystal palace. the eagles soared to safety,
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in a game they only needed to draw. hull began the day four points behind both crystal palace and swansea and knew it was win or bust. they head back to the championship. confirmation of who the bottom three will be at the end of the season. hull, join middlesborough and sunderland in the championship next year. celebrations in wales as swansea stay in the premier league. rafael nadal has thumped dominic thiem to win tennis‘s madrid masters for a fifth time. nadal is now 15 wins and no losses on clay this year. having also picked up his 10th titles in monte carlo and barcelona in recent weeks. the spaniard took the first set in a tiebreak. before winning the second 6—4. so as he celebrates victory nadal is looking a fierce favourite to take his tenth french open title. pakistan have clinched their first ever test series win in the caribbean after beating west indies by 101 runs. the third and final test was a thriller. pakistan declared their second innings on 174 for eight which left the hosts 303 runs behind.
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roston chase gave the west indies a chance of a draw with a brilliant unbeaten 101. but the final day belonged to pakistan's yasir shah — the pace bowler took five for 92 as the west indies were all out for 202. lewis hamilton says a race has never left him so exhausted after winning the spanish grand prix. hamilton is nowjust six points behind ferrari's sebastian vettel, in the race for the drivers‘ championship. joe linskey reports. formula 1 thrives on the spectacular. in barcelona, a battle for the championship is taking shape, pursuing lewis hamilton's world title is sebastian vettel. the german set the pace so far this season, here too an early charge got his ferrari in front. while sebastian vettel‘s start was perfect, his team—mate couldn't dodge traffic. kimi raikkonen‘s bump
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with max verstappen saw their races ending in tears. with sebastian vettel‘s lead over how modern opening up, he was getting desperate. but the briton‘s opportunity came with a safety car. with the race held up, hamilton took a pit stop so that when sebastian vettel emerged, he had company. this was the spectacle they hoped for. in this board, brilliance comes through bravery. hamilton's came with a launch for the front. this was the result required to close the gap but for hamilton, this victory means so much more. you can get all the latest sports news at our website the top story, kim si woo the 21 year—old has won the players championship. he played a superb
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round with three birdies in a faultless round of 69. see you soon. well, there's some wet weather on the way. monday certainly not looking as bright as the weekend was. at the very least, you'll have thick cloud and some heavy rain at times, as well, particularly out west. and this is the satellite picture. this is the cloud streaming into the uk right now. rain—bearing cloud, linked to this low pressure that originated from quite far south. so this is where the air came from. so it'll be raining but warm across the uk. monday, early hours of the morning, the rain gets into the south part of england, wales, certainly into south—western scotland, and pushing through northern ireland. but at this stage you can see at 6am it is dry in eastern parts of the uk. let's have a look at the rush—hour. and the rain could be heavy across western and central parts of scotland, particularly the south—west, here. heavy rain. rain also heavy throughout
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the lake district, the hills of wales, and down into parts of england. but from lincolnshire into east anglia, and the south—east, at this stage, stilljust about dry. maybe a few spits and spots getting into london. you can see 11s, 12s 13s. 11s, 12s13s, so mild first thing. but the wind will be quite strong, particularly around these coastal areas. and then all that cloud is just going to engulf the uk. there will be some sunshine around. north—eastern parts of scotland, could be a sunnier spot, here. and maybe one or two areas. but the most of us, a cloudy, warmish sort of day, with rain coming and going throughout the course of the afternoon. how are we going compared to the rest of europe? nice weather across iberia. spain and portugal getting even warmer over the next few days. paris also warming up, and by tuesday to about 26 celsius. it will be warming up the uk as well in the south—east. tuesday, the low pressure close by. it is pushing those weather fronts in our direction. i mentioned the warmth — warming up in france,
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and that is drifting from the south, northwards, and if the cloud breaks across the south—east, temperatures could get to 2a degrees. but for most of us, it will be fresher. 16 there for cardiff, and around 17 in glasgow. on wednesday, more rain heading to central and southern england and the south—east. exactly how much rainfall and how heavy and when it will arrive, that's still a little bit open to question. but the further north and west you are, the drier weather will be. towards the end of the week, there is a pool of cool air sitting across the uk. that basically means with the power of the sun, cool air over us, that is going to generate some showers, so there could be hail and thunder towards the end of the week. hello i'm tom donkin, with a warm welcome to bbc news broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. here's our top stories: "a wake up call for the world." friday's cyber attack prompts a warning from microsoft's president. monday morning could bring more chaos. north korea says its successfully
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tested a new type of missile — and claims the us is now within range. emmanuel macron promises to rejuvenate france — on his first day as president. his nextjob, will be to name his prime minister. and beijing unveils ambitious plans for a massive infrastructure project — connecting asia to africa, europe and beyond.
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