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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  August 20, 2018 1:45am-2:01am BST

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hello and thanks for joining us on sport today. we start with football and news of a shock defeat for manchester united in the english premier league on sunday. jose mourinho‘s side lost 3—2 at brighton and hove albion where glenn murray, shane duffy and pascal gross scored for the home side, with romelu lukaku and paul pogba getting united's goals. it's the second successive season they've lost at brighton. i was disappointed because the week was good and i was expecting the tea m was good and i was expecting the team collectively to be a better team. so don't go on into the direction of the mistake and the individual mistake and the consequence of that. but there are basic mistakes that makes almost an impossible mission to win the match. it was a much better for the blue half of manchester. sergio aguero scored a hat—trick, the 13th of his career and ninth
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in the premier league, as the champions thrashed huddersfield town at the etihad stadium. there were also goals from gabrieljesus, david silva, and an own goal as city won 6—1 to make it two wins out of two. i have never seen sergio like right now. in my previous year, it was a lwa ys now. in my previous year, it was always a high level, but that commitment with the ball, without the ball, he is happy and of course he scored three goals, but he creates chances and passes and movement and everything. in the day's other game, watford won 3—1 at burnley. after goals for andre gray on his return to burnley, and troy deeney, will hughes put the gloss on the performance by scoring the third pastjoe hart. they were watford's first away goals since january. in spain, real madrid began their league campaign with a relatively easy 2—0 win over getafe at the bernabeu. dani carvajal opened the scoring after 20 minutes as the european champions
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started their la liga life without cristiano ronaldo and zinedine zidane. gareth bale then doubled real lead, turning home marco asensio‘s cross to wrap up the win. in the day's other games, newly—promoted huesca won 2—1 at eibar, and andre silva scored a hat—trick on his la liga debut as sevilla won 4—1 at rayo vallecano. the 22 year old portugal international, joined on loan from italian giants ac milan after scoring just two serie a goals in 2a games last season. there were five games in italy on sunday, and they included a win for roma, who'll be hoping to improve on last season's 3rd—placed finish. they won at torino, where the only goal of the game was scored two minutes from time and it was worth the wait. edin dzeko with a superb finish to give roma a winning start to the new season. it was new boyjustin kluivert, son of the former dutch international patrick, who supplied the cross
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for dzeko‘s goal. elsewhere, inter milan suffered a shock 1—0 defeat at sassuolo where domenico berardi's penalty decided the result. there were also wins for spal and empoli, while parma were held to a 2—2 draw by udinese. to the portuguese top flight, where defending champions porto were given a real scare in what on paper appeared to be a routine fixture versus belenense. having taken the lead shortly before the half—hour mark porto wasted no time in doubling their advantage following the restart otavinho pouncing on a dreadful backpass before slotting beyond goalkeeper muriel. sergio concecaos men surrendering that lead. with just seven minutes of normal time remaining, forward alhassane keita headed past iker casillas to level matters. but the visitors had the last laugh. alex telles converting in the 96th minute to secure all three points. 3—2 to porto. feynoord bounced back from their humiliating defeat to trencin in the europa league and to de graafschap in their first eredivisie match of the season, to beat excelsior 3—0 in the league. robin van persie broke the deadlock in the 17th minute. but the pick of the goals came courtesy of veteran centre half
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jan arie van der heijden. great back heel, the phrase "good touch" for a big man appropriate. he'll be asking his coach gio van bronckhorst for some time up front next. tennis, and novak djokovic has won the cincinnati masters for the first time, beating roger federer in straight sets in the final. federer was bidding to win the tournament for a record—extending 8th time, and to claim a 99th tour title in the process, but he was second—best to djokovic who was desperate to win after losing in five previous finals in cincinnati. the wimbledon champion won the opening set 6—4 and he snuffed out any hopes of a federer fightback by taking the second set as well. djokovic has now won 31 masters series titles, and he's the first player to win all nine tournaments at least once. there was an upset in the women's final as kiki
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bertens beat the world number one simona halep. she had to come from behind to do it after the romanian, who was bidding to win back—to—back titles following her victory in the canadian open last week, took the opening set 6—2. bertens then blew a 4—1 lead in the second set which went all the way to a tie—break before the dutchwoman rallied again. she won the breaker 8—6 to level the match. bertens, who's ranked 17 in the world, then raced through the deciding set 6—2 to claim the biggest title of her career to date. yeah, it was unbelievable. it was such a big fight today and i was so tired already, but i think simona was also a big fight there. but i am so was also a big fight there. but i am so happy i won the title. and in my first hardcourt title here and winning against the number one of
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the world, there is no greater feeling that you can have right now. it is definitely tough to lose a head of a match point. that is life, thatis head of a match point. that is life, that is tennis sometimes. i have to go through this. it has been a great week, a great two weeks. but all the credit to her because she played amazing that a. —— amazing today. india's cricketers are well on top after two days of the 3rd test against england in nottingham. india began the day on 307/6 in theirfirst innings, and were bowled out for 329 in the morning. but england were dismssied forjust 161 in reply, with hardik pandya taking 5 for 28. india closed the day on 124 for 2 in their 2nd innings and lead by 292 runs overnight. it is very disappointing. obviously a really good start to the day, picking up those early wickets and being 5a none. we let that slip, obviously very disappointing when
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this happens. it is important that we can recognise that and why it has happened and to improve at. you saw it at the lord's match, we we re really you saw it at the lord's match, we were really good and all of a sudden chris woakes came out and scored 100. i always believe that until we get through the 11 we should not be relaxed. they have bombs but we like to play them as many times as we get. golf, and brandt snedeker of the usa has won wyndham championship in north carolina, the final event on the pga tour before the start of the fexed cup play—offs next week. snedeker had been leading all week, ever since shooting a 59 in thursday's opening round. he also finished with a flourish on sunday as he claimed the 9th tour title of his career, by sinking a 20—foot putt for birdie at the last. snedeker finished on 21—under—par to win by three shots
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from his fellow american webb simpson. staying with golf, and england's paul waring has been celebrating his first european tour title at the 200th attempt. he beat south africa's thomas aiken in a play—off to win the scandinavian masters in gothenburg. both players were tied on 14—under—par, but waring won it at the first extra hole to claim his first tour victory. the englishman, who's ranked 330 in the world, has been plagued by injuries in the past few seasons. 200 time lucky, isn't it? obviously ecstatic. i have been through a few ups and downs in may career with injuries. a few its and bobs on the way. to finally get across the line, absolutely ecstatic. — — way. to finally get across the line, absolutely ecstatic. —— bits and bobs. fernando alonso made motosport history on sunday, by becoming the first f1 driver to win the 6 hours of silverstone.
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the two time formula 1 world champion joined toyota's world endurance championship programme this season dovetailing it with his f1 duties. the spaniard combined with sebastien buemi and kazuki nakajima has now reeled off three victories in a row for toyota after his triumphs at spa and le mans earlier in the year. after three events alonso's team hold a 26 point lead over their toyota rivals with five races to go. you can get all the latest sports news at our website, that's but from me and the rest of the sport today team, goodbye. hello there.
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all this week our weather will be coming in from the atlantic, so once again it will be rather changeable. sunday saw some welcome sunshine across a good part of the midlands towards the south—east of england, and in the warm and muggy air it felt warm out there as well. the main rain—bearing clouds that's remaining for the time being towards the north—west of the uk, but south of that it is going to be difficult to gauge how much sunshine there will be today because the air is moistening up, more low cloud coming in, a lot of dry weather around and there may be some sunshine around at times. you can see the extent of the cloud. the best of the breaks across central and eastern parts of england, a bit of drizzle around the western hills and coasts. more substantial breaks across central and northern parts of scotland, where the air is a bit cooler and fresher. still a decent day and with the cloud further south is going to be a warm day again, temperatures maybe up to 25 degrees. a little bit of sunshine to end the day and any breaks of cloud tending to fill in as the night goes
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on, except across northern parts of scotland, where those temperatures around nine or ten degrees, but 17 is a minimum temperature across southern parts of england. into tuesday, things changing a little. in the north—west, you can see we have rain coming in, that cloud we saw beginning to advance around scotland and northern ireland, away from here and more in the way of sunshine and probably higher temperatures across england and wales, across south—east scotland as well. this weather front will be a bit of a nuisance. it is moving southwards but rather slowly, rather erratically because the progress is being delayed by a little wave on that front. could get a bit of rain for while across northern ireland on wednesday, northern england perhaps into wales. should see more sunshine coming to scotland and northern ireland, cooler and fresher air here, towards southern parts of england and the midlands, and south east where we get some sunshine, it will feel very warm. that is the last of the humid air because that weather front is going to push its way down towards the south—east. the other following in the north
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is more on the intensification of the showers. it is the boundary between the humid air that is getting pushed into the near continent of cooler and fresh air from the north—west. sunshine around on thursday, a few showers for scotland, temperatures across the board will be a little bit lower. we'll keep that north—westerly airflow through friday, but we see rain coming down into more northern parts of the uk. drier across southern parts of the uk, but by the end of the week it is not going to be as warm. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. my name is nkem ifejika. our top stories: north korea is hosting a temporary reunion of families separated by the korean war. a small break in the weather allows rescuers more access to those affected by kerala's worst flooding for a hundred years translation: i thought i was going to die. even the boat i was rescued in almost capsized, my sister and i fell out of it, but somehow they were able to hold onto us. the indonesian island
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