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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  January 8, 2022 6:30pm-6:46pm GMT

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when the big bang happened, we only had three chemical elements. hydrogen, helium and lithium. everything else, all of the other chemical elements had to be forged in the nuclear reactions in stars. the carbon that makes up your body, the phosphorus in your dna, the nitrogen in earth's atmosphere, the silicon in the rocks, the silicon in the fibre—optic cables that are bringing the pictures to me here in cambridge, to you in london, all of that chemistry had to be made in those first stars and in their descendants. so it is a really key moment in our story, in the story of the cosmos. it is the formation of all lightness and we want to see it. and james webb is going to show it to us. now it's time for a look at the weather with lousie lear. good evening. it was a pretty miserable start to our weekend. but the weather story did improve as we went through the day.
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there will continue to be a few showers into the evening and overnight in the far north and west. but as skies continue to clear, well, temperatures will fall away and we could see some icy stretches with a few showers lingering here and there. showers most chiefly to the far north and west and with any elevation they will be wintry as well. so it's going to be a chilly start to our sunday morning for many of us. but it will be a sunny one. we will keep some sunshine throughout much of the day into sheltered eastern areas, central and southern england. a few scattered showers moving through western scotland, maybe across the peaks and pennines and maybe some rain gathering down to the south—west by the end of the day. blustery winds to begin with. slowly easing as the afternoon continues. temperatures, well, ranging generally between five to eight celsius. a little bit milder in the far south—west. some rain arrives to the west for the start of monday. cloudier skies in the sheltered east. hello, this is bbc
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news with jane hill. the headlines... more than 150,000 people in the uk have now died within 28 days of a positive covid test since the pandemic began. lawyers for novak djokavic claim he was given a vaccine exemption to enter australia because he'd had a recent covid infection. thousands more flat—owners will be spared the expense of replacing unsafe cladding, under new government plans to make developers offer £4 billion towards the costs. at least 21 people have died in north—eastern pakistan, after heavy snowfall trapped them in their vehicles. nasa's james web space telescope has unfolded its final mirror panel after launching on christmas day. the golden primary mirror will allow the telescope to be properly focused, helping scientists to better study the universe.
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more on those stories coming at the top of the hour. now on bbc news, it's time for sportsday. hello, and welcome to sportsday. i'mjohn watson. i'm john watson. 0ur headlines tonight... cambridge cause the biggest upset of the day of the fa cup third round. non—league kidderminster harriers came from behind to shock championship side reading. and can england follow usman khawaja's lead, as they fight to stay in the fourth ashes test?
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welcome. it is one of the most exciting weekends in the english football calendar — third round weekend, when the premier league sides join the competition. one for the neutral to enjoy a shock or two — and we've seen one already. newcastle united knocked out by league one cambridge in a classic cup upset, one of 21 ties played today. here's jess softley. this is what the fa cup is all about. the drama, the upset — just ask cambridge. the leaguei about. the drama, the upset — just ask cambridge. the league 1 team knew this would be a battle, going up knew this would be a battle, going up against premier league side of newcastle. the saudi owners flexing their financial muscles this week with the new signing of kieran trippier. but that didn't in cates —— impressed cambridge. joe ironside he defied the odds doctor odds... it is the stuff dreams are made of! trr is the stuff dreams are made of! to be honest, i can't describe it, i'm
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a bit _ be honest, i can't describe it, i'm a bit lost — be honest, ican't describe it, i'm a bit lost for— be honest, i can't describe it, i'm a bit lost for words at the moment. it's a bit lost for words at the moment. “hust— a bit lost for words at the moment. it'sjust an — a bit lost for words at the moment. it'sjust an absolutely a bit lost for words at the moment. it's just an absolutely unbelievable feeling, _ it's just an absolutely unbelievable feeling, i'm proud of every single one of— feeling, i'm proud of every single one of us— feeling, i'm proud of every single one of us for that result today. 60 eric one of us for that result today. eric edmonds one of us for that result today. 5: eric edmonds stunned premier one of us for that result today. 52 eric edmonds stunned premier side but mike amari morgan smith with the goal to complete the fight back. this is what it means. 3a places separate afc wimbledon — but you wouldn't know from this performance. tyrone clash board ahead after ten minutes, and they never gave up that lead. adrian clifton secured a victoryjust before lead. adrian clifton secured a victory just before full time. teenagerjoe grey was the hero for league to hartlepool. they came from a goal down to knock blackpool out. brinley thought they'd done enough, but championship side hot or if it came back in the second half to sprinkle some of that fa cup magic —— huddersfield, sending the other side packing. jess softley, bbc news. crystal palace narrowly avoided a similar fate. playing away at millwall
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of the championship, an early goalkeeping error saw them go behind early on, only to turn things around to ensure they are in tomorrow's draw for the fourth round. here's nick parrot. crystal palace have never won the fa cup, but it is entwined in their history. 150 years ago, they reached the semifinal in the cups first season. against millwall, they were a kid inspired by that occasion — but things soon turned sour. some home fans booed crystal palace players taking the knee. then, after just a quarter of an hour, former england goalkeeperjack butland england goalkeeper jack butland gifted england goalkeeperjack butland gifted them the opening goal. palace hadn't come from behind all season, but their manager won the cup five times as a player. presumably his half—time team talk was inspiring as, within a minute of the restart, they were level. their £8 million
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signing marked the first start of the season in style. the frenchman then turned... to turn the game on its head. at least they was targeted with a water bottle for his efforts, but shrugged off the attack. millwall actually managed the most shots on target, but they lacked the power or precision needed. frustration for them, relief for palace. . 1 frustration for them, relief for palace. ., , ., ., ., palace. the fans mean a lot. it was the fa cup. — palace. the fans mean a lot. it was the fa cup. so _ palace. the fans mean a lot. it was the fa cup. so it — palace. the fans mean a lot. it was the fa cup, so it was _ palace. the fans mean a lot. it was the fa cup, so it was important - palace. the fans mean a lot. it was the fa cup, so it was important forj the fa cup, so it was important for us to win the game. it was tough and challenging, but this is what the fa cup is all about. we had a really good answer in the second half, and we are pleased to go to the next round. ~ . .,. we are pleased to go to the next round. ~ . " we are pleased to go to the next round. ~ ., " ., round. with palace 11th and the premier league _ round. with palace 11th and the premier league and _ round. with palace 11th and the premier league and in - round. with palace 11th and the premier league and in no - round. with palace 11th and the i premier league and in no danger round. with palace 11th and the - premier league and in no danger of relegation, they'll be aiming for a good cup run. nick parrot, bbc news. here's a quick check on today's results. confirmation of the results of the early matches, with wins for coventry over derby and fulham at bristol city. both of those all—championship games. here are the matches
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that kicked off at 3pm. a remarkable match at 0akwell, where the championship side needed extra time to overcome league two barrow. it finshed 5—4. no problems for leicester in all, premier league clash with watford. premier league sides brentford and brighton also through. and a good win for league one wigan at home to blackburn. and the third round action keeps on coming. premier league everton are currently away up at championship side hull city. and everton got off to a bad start when tyler smith put hull in front — callum hudson 0doi equalaised, and andre goes put everton in front that match is live now on bbc one. it's also live on the bbc sport website and app, as are the games the games at chelsea, swansea and yeovil. chelsea 4—0 up against
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non—league chesterfield. england will need to bat out the final day in the fourth ashes test in sydney, if they're to avoid slipping to a fourth straight defeat in the series. jonny bairstow could only add ten more runs to his impressive total before australian batsmen usman khawaja hit another century, helping to set england an unlikely target of 388 for victory. patrick gearey reports. 0nce ashes series are lost, the remaining tests are those of character. yesterday, jonny bairstow fought back. 0h, he's edged it. this morning he was caught behind. 113 runs scored, he had earned this exit. england were all out, trailing by 122, so now their troubled huddle had to slow australia down. mark wood could. he removed david warner and manus labuschagne, while jack leach finally found himself and some wickets, too. including steve smith, who almost counts double. but there was a bigger
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picture, and at the centre of the frame was usman khawaja. recalled to the team and stylishly torturing england's voters, he made a century in the first innings and made one even quicker in the second. —— england's boulders. for khawaja, for his family and his country, exhilarating. for england, exhausting. australia had declared 387 runs ahead, sending england's openers to the crease under darkening skies, trusting that they would provide their own punchline again. it never quite came. they weathered that storm, and with rain in the forecast will hope tomorrow they can be rescued by another. patrick gearey, bbc news. at the close of play, england's caretaker coach graham thorpe admits england are suffering with a number of injuries — but will fight on to try and salvage a draw on the final day. we've obviously got some blows to some fingers,
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but i'm sure the lads will take whatever they need to take to get themselves into a position where they are capable of performing tomorrow. so, they'll all bat and they will do their very best. i know that. so work to do for england who could still be helped by the weather, with rain predicted on sunday. former england bowler alex hartley is alongside our reporter henry moeran. this was another entertaining, if difficult day for england here at the seg, with australia piling on the seg, with australia piling on the bronze after gaining the wickets, giving some hope at one stage. the headline news was it was back on the side, becoming the first australian in two years to score 200 and a test match. what a performance from him. it's left england with a mighty target, 388 realistically,
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their hope has to be to battle out their hope has to be to battle out the day and get out with a drawl. alex, this was a day defined to him. it was, and defined by australia. it wasjust it was, and defined by australia. it was just one of those days, i know we said it, absolutely fantastic. the first innings, he was calm and collected, took his time to get off the mark, really absorb the pressure. but today he went out there and put england under the pump. he scored freely, played his shots and one of the best test hundreds i've seen. the shots and one of the best test hundreds i've seen.— shots and one of the best test hundreds i've seen. the way mark would win about _ hundreds i've seen. the way mark would win about things _ hundreds i've seen. the way mark would win about things and - hundreds i've seen. the way mark would win about things and got i hundreds i've seen. the way mark| would win about things and got the wicket once again, he showed a real determination for england and their fast boulders, something the staff have spoken about the need for it to show some metal despite the series defeat? . �* 1 show some metal despite the series defeat? ., �* , , show some metal despite the series defeat? ., �*, , ., j defeat? that's exactly what they'll have to do tomorrow. _ defeat? that's exactly what they'll have to do tomorrow. it'll - defeat? that's exactly what they'll have to do tomorrow. it'll be - defeat? that's exactly what they'll i have to do tomorrow. it'll be tough, there is a bit of weather around so england will be aware of that. the ball might swing around a bit more thanit ball might swing around a bit more than it did today because the sun was beaming down. england will have a tough first hour, we speak about that first our time and time again, but the openers have had their
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highest opening partnership of the tour. so it's the little wins for now. �* . . tour. so it's the little wins for now. ~ ., , ,., tour. so it's the little wins for now. ~ ., now. and zach crawley is a player who will be _ now. and zach crawley is a player who will be thinking _ now. and zach crawley is a player who will be thinking not _ now. and zach crawley is a player who will be thinking not last - now. and zach crawley is a player i who will be thinking not last chance saloon by any stretch of the imagination, but runs could be crucial notjust imagination, but runs could be crucial not just for the imagination, but runs could be crucial notjust for the series, but their test career? crucial not just for the series, but their test career?— their test career? he's definitely thinkin: their test career? he's definitely thinking that. — their test career? he's definitely thinking that, he _ their test career? he's definitely thinking that, he hasn't - their test career? he's definitely thinking that, he hasn't scored i their test career? he's definitely i thinking that, he hasn't scored the bulk of runs that he would've liked, england would've liked him to do. they've given crawley an opportunity, he's looked good at the crease. but if he doesn't score runs in this test, will they bring him back as white as a left arm spinner, i know you are pleased to see some wickets for leach, but you have a gripe? jack leach was on a hat trick, it was going to be his sa, australia declared. at least give him chance! it’s australia declared. at least give him chance!— australia declared. at least give him chance! �*, , ., ., ., him chance! it's been a tough tour forjack leach. _ him chance! it's been a tough tour forjack leach, but _ him chance! it's been a tough tour forjack leach, but he _ him chance! it's been a tough tour forjack leach, but he picked - him chance! it's been a tough tour forjack leach, but he picked up i forjack leach, but he picked up wickets in a fine cause for england today. but can they get through that final day, escape with a draw and remove any danger of the dreaded
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5-0? it's remove any danger of the dreaded 5—0? it's really tricky for england, jack leach obviously disappointed, i'm sure. a quick look at some of the day's other stories... staying with cricket — one englishman not struggling down under is sydney thunder's alex hales. he hit 63, as thunder beat the melbourne renegades by 129 runs in the big bash. ireland started well against the west indies in their one day international, taking four early wickets — andy mcbrine with two of them. but the hosts recovered and have set a big target of 270 if they are to come away with the win. and nico de boinville rode constitution hill to a commanding victory in the unibet tolworth novices' hurdle at sandown, just five weeks after the horse's debut over the same course and distance. constitution hill is now favourite for the opening race at the cheltenham festival. in rugby union, fourth place gloucester beat second place saracens 25—24 in a thriller
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in the english premiership. and it went to the wire between harlequins and exeter chiefs — a try from harlequins' andre esterhuizen with two minutes to go tied the game, and then it went down to the ice cool temperment of marcus smith to kick the conversion and hand harlequins the win1li—12. elsewhere, northampton saints beat newcastle falcons. edinburgh put five tries past cardiff to go top of the united rugby championship. it finished 34—10 at the dam health stadium — ramiro moyano with the pick of the scores after a flowing move. gloucester—hartpury have increased the pressure on the top four in the women's premier 15s with a bonus—point win over leaders bristol. ellie underwood crashed over with her second try of the match to seal a 14—36 victory. gloucester are now up to fifth in the table. elsewhere, second place exeter beat sale sharks. now let's return to football — and there's not long to wait until the next big tournament gets under way.
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the africa cup of nations kicks off tomorrow, with hosts cameroon

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