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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  April 17, 2021 7:45pm-8:01pm BST

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manchester city had right place. manchester city had their moments belatedly, but not many. there are other competitions to consider, but the fa cup opportunity is now chelsea's, as the season stretches towards trophies. newcastle have taken a big step towards ensuring they're still in the premier league next season, after beating west ham 3—2 in a dramatic game at st james's park. the win moves them 9 points clear of the relegation zone, whilst denting west ham's champions league hopes. imran sidat was watching. the picture is looking a lot brighterfor the picture is looking a lot brighter for newcastle after last week's win at burnley, it wasn't long before they made their mark again, doing all the hard work before some calamitous defending did the rest. it was a double whammy for west ham as craig dawson was given a second yellow for a foul in the build—up. things went from bad to worse for the hammers as newcastle soon doubled their advantage, with
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comical goalkeeping leading to a gift. a man down and two goals down, surely this game is over. whatever david moyes said at half—time the trick, as they came roaring back in the second half. moments later, this was adjudged to be a handball. jesse lingard making no mistake from the spot. this breathless game had one final twist, spot. this breathless game had one finaltwist, he spot. this breathless game had one final twist, he had only been on the pitch for a matter of seconds before he headed in the winner. a crucial goal which could go a long way to securing newcastle's safety for another year. with this club, there is always a sting in the tail.— sting in the tail. there always seems to _ sting in the tail. there always seems to be _ sting in the tail. there always seems to be a _ sting in the tail. there always seems to be a drama. - sting in the tail. there always seems to be a drama. you . sting in the tail. there always i seems to be a drama. you must sting in the tail. there always - seems to be a drama. you must be feeling better about yourselves. my aim feeling better about yourselves. m aim is to feeling better about yourselves. mg aim is to finish above where we did last year, above 44 points. it is a hard job, last year, above 44 points. it is a hardjob, but last year, above 44 points. it is a hard job, but can we do it with six orseven hard job, but can we do it with six or seven games to go? it has to be.
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there is no disputing it has been difficult in the past few weeks, but all of a sudden we have lost one of our last seven games and i showing that bit of consistency that you need. what we got was a couple of costly mistakes, — what we got was a couple of costly mistakes, which can happen in footbalh — mistakes, which can happen in football. it makes the performance look different than what it was. we were not_ look different than what it was. we were not playing badly at all. but were not playing badly at all. but we made — were not playing badly at all. but we made a couple of big mistakes which _ we made a couple of big mistakes which gave newcastle a leg up. from that, we _ which gave newcastle a leg up. from that, we got set off as wealth was to we _ that, we got set off as wealth was to we showed great character to get ourselves _ to we showed great character to get ourselves back in the game. the sad part with _ ourselves back in the game. the sad part with the last ten minutes. you say, lets— part with the last ten minutes. you say, let's get something from a game which _ say, let's get something from a game which did _ say, let's get something from a game which did not look like we were going _ which did not look like we were going to — which did not look like we were going to get at half—time. this is what that result means for both ends of the premier league table. newcastle jump to 15th, 9 points clear of fulham, who they've played the same number of games as. at the top, west ham stay fourth, but could now be leapfrogged by chelsea and liverpool, who both have a game in hand.
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norwich city are going to be back in the premier league next season after being promoted at the first time of asking. that's after both swansea and brentford, third and fourth in the championship respectively, failed to win earlier. second placed watford were beaten 1—0 at luton whilst towards the bottom huddersfield boosted their survival hopes with a 2—0 win at forest. the remaining game of the day sees the leaders nowich kick off against bournemouth at 8 o'clock. and norwich will no doubt have an extra spring in their step at carrow road this evening having sealed promotion. i've been getting thoughts of our reporter, tom williams, outside the stadium. they have been utterly relentless this season. a bit of a sticky spell at the start of the season as they were struggling to readjust to life backin were struggling to readjust to life back in the championship. they have certainly had great continuity, consistency and a real togetherness, they have taken a more pragmatic approach this year. last time they got promoted to the championship, it
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was about outscoring the opposition but they have tightened up at the back, they remain free scoring upfront. they have fullyjustifiably earned their place back in the top—flight. a great story there. time for some other sports news. bayern munich head coach hansi flick has told the club he wants to leave at the end of the season. flick told german tv of his intention after their 3—2 win at wolfsburg which moved them 7 points clear in the bundesliga table. he's been heavily linked with the germany national team job withjoachim low set to quit after this summer's european championship. mark cavendish couldn't claim a fourth stage win or hold on to the sprinter�*s green jersey on the penultimate day of the tour of turkey. the briton was pushed down to third in a photo finish. belgium's yasper philipsen won the stage. in the indian premier league, mumbai indians have beaten sunrisers hyderabad by 13 runs.
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sunrisers were all out for 137 — jonny bairstow top scoring for them with a3. next to italy and a thrilling qualifying session at the emiliano romagna grand prix. lewis hamilton will start on pole position at imola tomorrow after edging out the red bulls of sergio perez and max verstappen, as nick parrott reports. formula i is an american owned global sport, formula i is an american owned globalsport, but formula i is an american owned global sport, but its headquarters and most of the teams are based in the uk. so the pit lane paid tribute to the duke of edinburgh before the drama unfolded. less than five minutes in, the japanese rookie was out. fortunately for his team, their factories nearby. running right off the track is a hot topic in f1, added cost lando norris dear. a time quick enough for third was taken off him for this. he will start from seventh. that is still ahead of valtteri bottas, who struggles contrasted struggled with lewis
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hamilton. the world champion squeezed everything out of his mercedes to set a time nobody could better. surprisingly, it was sergio perez who got closest, beating max verstappen to the front row with just a second appearance for red bull. lt just a second appearance for red bull. , ., ., , ., bull. it is great, we finally have the two red _ bull. it is great, we finally have the two red bulls _ bull. it is great, we finally have the two red bulls there. - bull. it is great, we finally have the two red bulls there. it - bull. it is great, we finally have the two red bulls there. it will| the two red bulls there. it will make the strategy harder and it will be a real challenge tomorrow because they have great race pace. i am just so happy. {lin they have great race pace. i am “ust so ha - . , ._ they have great race pace. i am “ust sohau. , .,, they have great race pace. i am “ust sohau. , ., so happy. on thursday, paris said this race can _ so happy. on thursday, paris said this race can be _ so happy. on thursday, paris said this race can be boring _ so happy. on thursday, paris said this race can be boring for - so happy. on thursday, paris said this race can be boring for fans, i this race can be boring forfans, but he is now well placed to put on a show. france will face england in the final of the newly restructured women's six nations after they easily beat ireland in their final pool match in dublin. france, who are ranked fourth in the world, ran in eight tries over all, with sirielle baney scoring two as they won by 56 points to 15. and ireland will face italy in a game for third place after they beat scotland in glasgow
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by 41 points to 20. bristol bears stay 12 points clear at the top of the english premiership after beating newcastle falcons. newcastle were 10—0 up at one point, but bristol rallied back, scoring five tries including this one from max malins, running through after capitalising on a poor newcastle kick. exeter came from behind to beat wasps to stay second in the table. stuart hogg with this magnificent try. he kicked the ball from deep inside his own half before going on the chase himself, beating everyone to the ball and touching down. dan evans' impressive run at the monte carlo masters has come to an end after he was beaten today in the semifinals by stefanos tsitsipas. in a week where evans beat novak djokovic and david goffin, tsitsipas —
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the number 5 seed here — proved to be one step too far. the british number one losing 6—2 6—1. still an impressive run for evans who'd only ever won four top level matches on clay before this week. and tsitsipas will face the sixth seed andrey rublev in tomorrow's final, after the russian beat casper ruud of norway in straight sets in their semi final. rublev knocked out the 11 time champion rafa nadal yesterday and is now into his first atp masters 1000 final. great britain are a step closer to the 2022 billiejean king cup finals after they beat mexico in their play off tie at the national tennis centre in roehampton. though heather watson lost earlier, katie boulter knew that if she beat giuliana 0lmos they'd be through — and that's exactly what boulter did, winning in straight sets 6—3 6—1 and giving britain an unassailable 3—1 lead in the best of 5 series. that means they're into a qualifier next year, which if they win will take them to the finals.
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the world snooker championship is underway in sheffield — with fans allowed into the crucible theatre as part of the government's pilot scheme. the defending champion ronnie 0'sullivan is playing the qualifier markjoyce in the first round. the rocket is going for a seventh title this year which would see him equal stephen hendry�*s record. he is currently leading 7—4, with the first to ten making it through. you can watch it live now on the red button or via the bbc sport website and app. hello there, good evening. there were some warm spring sunshine for many of us today. highest
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temperatures were around merseyside. we have seen some cloud coming in from the north sea across eastern parts of england, but it is quite thin, high cloud. most of it is sitting in the atlantic, and this will work its way into northern ireland and eventually into western scotland. the cloud coming in and thickens up, so we will start to see some rain pushing in from the west across northern ireland overnight. by across northern ireland overnight. by the early hours, it will arrive in western scotland. these areas will be milder overnight. for the rest of the uk, eastern scotland, england and wales will have lighter winds, clearer skies and temperatures close to freezing. a touch of frost in some areas. but it will warm up in the sunshine. some rain and drizzle for northern ireland and scotland, petering out through the day. sunshine for england and wales, but some fair weather cloud bubbling up for wales and western england, and hazy at times in east anglia. a warmer date through midlands and eastern
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england. slightly lower than today for scotland and northern ireland. weather france have been to the west of the uk for some few days now. but it is not really affecting much of the uk. some cloud into northern ireland and western scotland, but elsewhere drive. the cloud will break up and there weather cloud will break. temperatures rising a little across england and wales and parts of scotland, 14 to 16 celsius. this will eventually work its way into the uk, but the rainbow peter out and we get a high pressure building across it. maybe you need some rain across england and wales, but it looks dry here. there will be some sunshine at times and some patchy rain coming into scotland and northern ireland. perhaps the far north—west of england, but not much at all. for many places, still dry.
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cooler for scotland and northern ireland. 15 or 16 degrees in england and wales. 0nce ireland. 15 or 16 degrees in england and wales. once in the sunshine for the coming few days, but by the middle of the week cooler air will arrive from the north, but it is still dry.
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this is bbc news. i'm lukwesa burak. the headlines at 8. the queen leads mourners at the duke of edinburgh's funeral service, where only 30 people were allowed because of covid restrictions. prince philip's coffin travelled to the service on a specially adapted landrover. its design had been overseen by him. the duke's children and grandchildrenjoined the solemn procession. the buglers of the royal marines sounded the last post after the duke was laid to rest in the royal vault. and across the nation, at 3pm, gun salutes and a minute's silence took place.

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