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romelu lukaku is racially abused by cagliari fans after scoring from the penalty spot. wang qiang, thank you ma'am. there's a shock at the us open as china's wang knocks out ashleigh barty to reach herfirst grand slam quarter final. hello and thanks for joining us on sport today. it was an emotional day at the belgian grand prix as charles leclerc powered to a maiden formula 1 victory, dedicating his win to his fellow countryman and friend anthoine hubert — the formula 2 driver killed in a crash on saturday. patrick geary reports. for a minute, the engines fell silent. spa paused for anthoine hubert, killed in a crash in the formula 2 race here just yesterday. he was only 22. a tragic reminder of the risks drivers face as an occupational hazard.
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commentator: and it's lights out and away we go! at these speeds, anything can happen. many of the crowd had come to watch max verstappen, born in belgium, and yet his race was over within a lap. most importantly, he was unharmed. meanwhile, lewis hamilton was chasing the two ferraris, a test of strategy and velocity. hamilton took longer in the pits than he might have but in his mercedes, he knows he can make up time. he passed a flagging sebastian vettel into second and went after charles leclerc, but man from monaco had extra motivation to win his first grand prix. he'd raced with his friend anthoine hubert for many years. radio: this one is for anthoine. difficult to enjoy welcome to bbc news, a weekend like this. i'm duncan golestani. for leclerc, some achievement our top stories: but one of the moments of his life the most powerful storm ever had been put in a sober context. to reach the bahamas makes landfall. bearing the brunt, some things are more important. patrick gearey, bbc news. the northernmost abaco islands. part of it is already under water and, in some areas, you cannot tell the difference on the one hand, have a dream that as to the beginning of the street versus has been realised and on the other hand,it has been realised and on the other hand, it has been a very difficult weekend since yesterday that we have where the ocean begins. lost a friend first of all that yes,
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chaos at hong kong it is very difficult in this international airport, as protestors block road and rail links and force dozens of flights situation. so i would like to to be cancelled. dedicate my first wind to him. we a blunt message have grown up together. my first for britain's conservative mps: ever race, i did it with anthoine. block a no—deal brexit it was just a shame what happened and be barred from elections. yesterday. sadly, the idiots are at it again. eighty years after the attack that sparked world war two, inter milan striker romelu lukaku was racially abused by cagliari fans as he scored from the penalty spot to give his club a 2—1 victory in serie a. lukaku stepped up on 72 minutes, tucking the ball away. the belgian then stared at fans behind the goal — where monkey chants had come from — after scoring. last season, everton‘s moise kean suffered similar abuse when playing against cagliari forjuventus. in 2017, pescara midfielder sulley muntari walked off the pitch after being racially abused by cagliari fans. for inter milan manager antonio conte, it's a big problem in italy.
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translation: i think in italy we need to improve a lot. we need to have more education and have more respect for people who are working. iam not respect for people who are working. i am not just respect for people who are working. i am notjust talking about this specific mode — make moment. last weekend, and one was being insulted throughout the whole match. i cannot understand why this is happening. when you work in other countries, there is a lot more respect. people support the team, they don't go to the stadium to insult anybody. lazio moved into fourth in serie a with a 1—1 draw with 15th placed roma in a pulsating derby at the stadio olimpico. a handball from sergei milinko—savic saw aleksandar kolarov making no mistake from the penalty spot after a quarter of an hour. lazio though struck back on the hour mark as luis alberto smashed in circo immobile‘s cutback. so honours even in the italian capital. it was quite an eventful night for gareth bale on sunday as he helped real madrid salvage
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a 2—2 draw at villareal in la liga. the welshman with both goals and to top it off a red card as well. bale with his first on the stroke of halftime after villareal had gone 1—0 up and then another equaliser with 4 minutes to go. just for good measure he was shown 2 yellow cards in added time, becoming only the second madrid player, after cristiano ronaldo, to score a la liga double and be sent off in the same match this century. arsenal staged a stirring comeback to earn a point in a thrilling north london derby against tottenham hotspur at emirates stadium. the gunners coming from 2—0 down to take a share of the spoils. pierre—emerick aubamayanggot the all important equaliser with just under 20 minutes to go. lacazette had pulled a goal back for arsenal at the end of the first half. tottenham had looked in control when harry kane doubled their lead from the penalty spot following christian eriksens 10th minute opener, but in the end the points were shared. spurs haven't won now since their opening game of the season.
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we've got a shock result for you from the us open as china's wang qiang has knocked out second seed and reigning french open winner ashleigh bartyin the fourth round. it means 27 year old wang will feature in herfirst ever grand slam quarterfinal as lydia campbell reports. before winning the french open this year, ashley batti had only gone beyond the fourth round at a grand slam once in her career — make ash barty. and that was not going to change here. the number two seed couldn't handle china's wayne chang who eased to a straight sets win, reaching the quarter that —— quarter—finals for the first time in a grand slam —— wang qiang. quarter—finals for the first time in a grand slam -- wang qiang. she was very solid and able to put the ball with great depth in difficult positions for me and i was still able to create opportunities and it is just frustrating that on the big points today, she played a lot
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better. i probably had one of ten breakpoints and wasn't able to —— nine or ten breakpoints and wasn't able to get any of them. next wang qiang is serena williams but she had to ove rco m e qiang is serena williams but she had to overcome a lot in her fourth round match. she had a medical timeout for the 23 time winner. it will take more than a rolled ankle to stop this major champion. she finished off in style as she aims for another title. and johanna konta made history by becoming the first british women —— woman to reach the next stage of flushing meadows. it wasn't easy to beat karolina pliskova. the number three seed and another star of the sport that won't finish in the next week of the grand slam. meanwhile roger federer has cruised into the quarter finals at flushing meadow with a straight sets win over beligum's david goffin. the fed gobbling up 9 of the 10 break points coming his win to see off the 16th seed 6—2 6—2 6—0
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injust 78 minutes... next up for the the swiss five—time champion, bulgarian grigor dimitrov look, sometimes these scores just happen. you catch a good day, the opponent doesn't and things happen very quickly. maybe he struggled a bit early on but i found my groove after a while and was able to roll. i never looked back. ithought after a while and was able to roll. i never looked back. i thought david wasn't nearly as good as i expected him to be. he was struggling a little bit today. new zealand fought back from a difficult position to beat sri lanka by 5 wickets in the first of three t20s. the hosts managed 174 in their 20 overs. kusal mendis the pick of the batsmen with 79 in 53 balls. however, some big hitting from ross taylor and colin de grandhomme allowed the black caps to recover from 39—3 in the eighth over and chase down the total with three balls to spare before
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a packed house under lights at pallekele international stadium. the west indies were bowled out for 117 in theirfirst innings on day three of the second test against india injamaica. jaspreet bumrah taking 6 wickets as the hosts crumbled. india, who made a16 in theirfirst innings, declared on 168—4 in their second innings. west indies are currently on 45—2 and require another 423 runs to win. warren gatland says he believes wales are good enough to be crowned world champions after naming his final 31 man squad for the rugby world cup that starts in just under 3 weeks time. there were a few surprises in the squad — gatland is only bringing five props which means samson lee and rob evans miss out. rhys patchell, who scored a try against ireland on saturday, is included at fly half, as back up to dan biggar. lock cory hill is also in the squad despite currently being sidelined with a fractured leg. wales begin their world cup campaign
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injapan against georgia on the 23rd of september. i think it is good enough to win. the most difficult thing about this squad is the depth of that we have created over the last three or four yea rs created over the last three or four years so we created over the last three or four years so we have left out some really quality players that in the past when you are picking a world cup squad you may have been happy with and the others making up the numbers. you are not sure about their ability and quality. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — that's but from me, marc edwards and the rest of the sport today team, goodbye.
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hello there, good morning. cloudier, milder weather is set to return across much of the uk for monday. the weather will look a little bit different to the way it did on sunday. still a few showers around at the moment, particularly across northern areas but it is turning quite chilly and we have clearer skies across the south as well. we have had those cooler, fresher, north—westerly winds on sunday and they will be replaced by these west— south—westerly winds coming around top of this area of high pressure. we're going to find these weather fronts focusing the wetter weather across the northern half of the uk. ahead of that, with the clearer skies, in eastern scotland, eastern england, it will be chilly and temperatures could be lower than this in rural areas, perhaps three orfour degrees. milder across northern ireland and western scotland. they will start the day with cloud and outbreaks of rain which will push steadily eastwards. further rain through the day across scotland. always wetter in the west. rain for northern ireland and northern england and north wales.
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a few spots of drizzle further south over those western hills. middle and south—east england, some sunshine in the morning, more cloud in the afternoon. it will probably be dry, temperatures at best 22 degrees. even further north with the cloud and rain, those numbers are higher than we saw sunday. quite windy in many places. those south—westerly winds should tend to push away the worst of the rain during the evening. it will stay a bit damp and dreary around some of these western hills and coasts. and on the whole, there'll be a lot of cloud on monday night, into tuesday morning. as a result, the temperatures will be a bit higher. by which time, we've got the high—pressure really getting squeezed down to the south of the uk. this broad westerly airflow, some weather fronts on the scene, complicating what is a fairly straightforward cloudy air mass that's heading our way. there may be sunshine across eastern areas out to the west. we will find some thicker cloud, rain and drizzle. turning wetter later in the day for western scotland and northern ireland where there will be some brisker winds, too. still dry for eastern parts of england. in the south—east and we will see highs of 23 celsius. in the north—west, that rain could turn heavy later. it will slide its way down across england and wales and bring
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some rain into south—eastern areas. could be half an inch of rain or so overnight into wednesday morning as the wet weather hangs around for a while. and then we will get some sunshine and showers, longer spells of rain, driven down across scotland and northern ireland and into northern england. some really windy conditions, actually, for western parts of scotland and that will really start to drop the temperatures once again. briefly, we're getting a north to north—westerly wind on wednesday but then we're back to these atlantic winds as we head into thursday. again around that area of high pressure so more cloud and some rain 00:12:27,086 --> 4294966103:13:29,430 in the north.
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