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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  February 16, 2020 6:30pm-6:46pm GMT

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they are the ones that cancel holidays to stay here and look after us. sir eltonjohn has been forced to cut short a concert in new zealand, afterfalling ill with walking pneumonia. the 72—year—old musician, who was visibily upset, lost his voice mid—way through his set at auckland's mount smart stadium. he told concer—goers "i can't sing, i've got to go, i'm sorry". earlier in the set he'd told the crowd that he'd been diagnosed with the infection, hello, met office amber rain warnings are coming to an end as the rain tends to move through. we have still got lots of flood warnings gci’oss still got lots of flood warnings across the uk, record numbers earlier today. in england. and still some severe flooding in places as
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well. the main reign band moving away from the south—east, behind it lots of showers compacting in, they are going to be heavy as well. storm dennis, the centre of stormed the ohus dennis, the centre of stormed the onusis dennis, the centre of stormed the onus is getting closer to northern scotla nd onus is getting closer to northern scotland overnight, so we make it a strengthening of the wind across here as well. lots of showers overnight, some heavy and one day for most of us as well, but cooler thanit for most of us as well, but cooler than it has been up late for england and wales. it is going to be a day of sunshine and blustery showers, some of the showers are heavy and potentially thundery, weather pushing across. frequent showers in scotla nd pushing across. frequent showers in scotland and northern ireland. decent temperatures, perhaps as perhaps as high as nine or 10 degrees. it will be a windy day, not as windy as it has been.
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a major incident is declared by police in south wales, as flooding and landslides caused by storm dennis lead to a number of road closures. by by tomorrow, we hope the weather forecast will be into the face will re—begin to recover from forecast will be into the face will re—begin to recoverfrom it forecast will be into the face will re—begin to recover from it and see what needs to be done to help. heavy rain and strong winds continue to lash large parts of the uk, with hundreds of flood alerts in place, including six severe warnings — meaning there's a danger to life. itv says its devastated by the death of love island presenter caroline flack. the broadcaster says tonight's episode of the reality series won't be aired. us citizens quarantined for days on a cruise ship injapan are leaving, after america sends two planes to take them home.
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now on bbc news it's time for sportsday. welcome to sportsday on bbc news with me ben croucher. your top stories. captain morgan fires england to a memorable series win in south africa. nice one son. spurs stun aston villa in a late late show. and ajer and ajer. celtic continue to set the pace in the scottish premiership.
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england have rounded off their tour to south africa with a memorable win in the final t20 international. england's batsmen pulled off one of the highest chases in the history of the shortest format. captain eoin morgan spoke of his pride at coming from behind to take the series 2—1 — having produced a man of the match performance in centurion. it was watched by our correspondent andy swiss. another dazzling day to add to their growing collection. the one which just a few hours ago seemed almost inconceivable. after choosing to bat, south africa did so quite brilliantly, england bowlers can only grin and bear it as the host wrapped too, surely victory was in there grasp. and just set them on their way. when he and they both
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fell, south africa sensed a come back but not for long. who else but ben stokes smash get into the top tier of the stand while morgan conjured something even more special, a 50 offjust 21 balls, equalling his own england record. the result was one of the greatest run chases and t20 history and with nearly an over despair, rarely has a series been secured in such breathtaking style. morgan was the leading run scorer in the three games and subsequently named man of the series. an understandably happy man. iam i am delighted with my form and this is where he began to give myself some time, purely from the fact that i was able to do that and it was due to the success of ben and i got something going and on the far side,
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iam something going and on the far side, i am really happy with my form. and you can hear more from morgan in the test match special podcast. depending on what happens with manchester city's in europe next season — fifth place could be all important in the premier league and may be a path to the champions league. well tottenham are occupying that right spot right now — but onlyjust after a late late winner in an eventful game against aston villa. 3—2 in finished. joe lynskey can tell us more... josie moreno has a new look, and search familiar prize. he holds the spurs towards the top four and could still be in the champions league next season. aston villa just wants to stay as a premier league side, ever ricochet matters in their bid to survive. he took the lead in this match through the own goal, but soon the belgian turned his afternoon around. a broken spin and strike brought spurs level, redemption and a week where he had a baby boy. and
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more fine margins turn to the game spurs way, first the challenge was ruled fair but then after another look, penalty, turning point. it even though he missed it, he was quickest to react, 2—1, but seeking control, there pecked back in simple fashion. he would see his day to find later on. 93 minutes in and he missed his clearance and let spurs star player clear, keeping his nerve to send his side fifth in the afternoon about manchester city this week, that could be a great surprise. i would say, week, that could be a great surprise. iwould say, everton national, set for should feel it, we feel that they have a chance. so a big feel for us. it can change in a
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moment, aston villa now have three more months to turn their season back around. aside from the dramatic winner, there's lots of debate over that penalty decision. safe to say the villa manager dean smith only sees it one way... 42000 and fancier today and that anyone in the stadium but it was a penalty. it goes to another sterol environment and it takes two minutes in the criteria i was told was quite clear and obvious. why did notjust allowed them to walk across a monitor and look at it and go yeah, i've made a good decision, let us play on. a decent day for both north london clubs too as arsenal picked up only their second league win under mikel arteta. a thumping one at that. 4—nil at home to newcastle is enough to take them into the top half of the table too. nick parrott has more. it has been the testing time since taking charge of arsenal on boxing
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day. he was hoping to make hoping i , should be a banker, they beaten them and all of their last encounter. despite that and having been shot shy this evening, it was the visitors who were the first to threaten. as the gay moron, arsenal walked up but the guilty of letting chances go. pierre eventually found the power required to fire the gun in front, but that energise the team just two and a half minutes later and they doubled their lead. the best though was saved until added time, scoring his first goal for ten months and alexander ending in nine game goal drought to give arsenal the biggest win of the season. end up the biggest win of the season. end up turning fortunes that they're hoping will boost their confidence in the better to qualify.
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it's as you were at the top of the scottish premiership after rangers and celtic both won. celtic left it late to preserve their winning run at aberdeen, and ensure they continue to blow away all before them this season. rhia chohan reports. winds up to 50 mph set the tone in aberdeen. the other came at celtic, who have been informed this year. ruthless. for the second season running, no player in football has spent more minutes on the pitch. they made a mess and cleared across aberdeen and they were able to respond. ash taylor leveling the first half. aberdeen played with confidence on their toes, it looks like their home site would score again. butjoe lewis also denied celtic one more chance. but this
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celtic one more chance. but this celtic side do not mind leaving it late if they have to. firing and a composed victory. in the end, a harsh result for aberdeen, celtic we re harsh result for aberdeen, celtic were not at their best, but still managed to blow their opponents away. rangers beat livingston 1—nil and hibs were 2—1 winners at kilmarnock. all of the goals came in the first half. adam jackson got what proved to be the winner just two games in the women's fa cup survived in the aftermath of storm dennis. holder manchester city managed to get a game in and thrashed ipswich — the lowest team to make it to the fifth round — ten—nil. three different players scored hattricks. birmingham beat sunderland 1—nil in the other game. plenty elsewhere happening on sunday including a one sided final in the welsh open snooker. shaun murphy needs just two more frames against kyren wilson when the evening session resumes at 7. he leads 7—1 — having made two centuries in the process.
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welshman elfyn evans has taken the lead in the world rally championship after victory in the second round in sweden. he preserved his overnight lead on sunday's only stage — praising his toyota team for what he called a "fantastic result" and england's jodie ewart shadoff finished 10th at the australian open golf — seven shots behind south korea's inbee park — who won her 20th lpga title. in rugby union's premiership, bristol bears staged a thrilling comeback to beat northampton saints. bristol had been 14—nil down against the team in second place, with just thirty minutes remaining, but in a remarkable 13 minute spell they scored 17 points, with lewis thiede's try putting bristol into the lead for the first time. they won 20 points to 14 sam skinner and matt fagerson have been added to the scotland squad for the rest of the six nations. they've both recovered from injury. glasgow warriors back row fagerson last played a test in august. while skinner missed out
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on the world cup injapan after sustaining a hamstring problem in the summer test win over france. the lock forward has been impressive for exeter chiefs, helping them to the top of the premiership. after two defeats in the six nations, scotland are away to italy on saturday. two games in super league today as champions st helens ran in five second half tries to beat hull. it was hull's first defeat of the season. 32—18 it finished to take the saints top. wakefield beat warrington 18—8 for their first win in 2020. and finally we know the weather has been playing havoc with sport across the weekend — no different in northern ireland where portadown beat queen's university 7—1. adam salley scored a hattrick but this wasn't one of them. a lesson in always watch the ball, play to the whistle and never, whatever you do, celebrate too early. very much stuck in the mud! rory mcilroy is just teeing off the the final round of the pga
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event in los angeles — tied for the lead at the moment. we'll bring you up to date on his progress in sportsday at 7:30. hope to see you then, but now on bbc news it's time for click. last week, youtube revealed for the first time, just how much cash it is making parent company google. that
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was $15 billion last year. announcing its results for the first time seemed almost a rite of passage. the service has matured, grown and is standing on its own two feet. i visited you to's london office to find out how it has come office to find out how it has come of age. kevin, youtube used to be the place or video went viral but 110w the place or video went viral but now it seems a lot of that happens on tick tock run facebook, how do you feel things have changed? on tick tock run facebook, how do you feel things have changed7m on tick tock run facebook, how do you feel things have changed? it is bigger, a lot easier to make a beautiful looking video now that it was ten years ago. are you looking at now, with the most popular videos are now, it is often not these one—off viral hit videos, there actually come from channels that are producing lots of content regularly and have large audiences and after that youtube is moved from this unintentional kind of quick short video thing which we all associate with the early years of youtube with until this new world where creators
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