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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  July 28, 2017 1:45am-2:01am BST

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coming up on this programme: england qualify for the women's euro 2017 quarter—finals where they'll play france, who they've never beaten in a competitive match. a controversial run out for sri lanka's upul tharanga as his side struggle in the first test against india. and a fourth gold medal for katie ledecky at the world aquatics championships in budapest. hello and welcome to the programme. we start with the women's euro 2017 football tournament in the netherlands. all eight quarter finalists are now known with england and spain the last two through and katie gornall was watching as england beat portugal 2—1 in tilburg. group d has been decided at a expected england remain with their 100% record and go to as winners. but they didn't have everything their own way against portugal. pouncing on the goalkeeper after
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just six minutes, putting england in the lead, but portugal didn't panic. they are the lowest rank —— ranked side in this tournament. they scored and then england equalised. ten changes were made to the english side. there were few they might lose their momentum, but they came out with due date it, determined and they went back in front. portugal might have squeaked through if they scored another goal they couldn't find what they needed, so england are through to the quarter—finals and now that we made the equation is simple for scotland. if they beat spain by two goals they would also go through. an unlikely scenario, but the goal in the first half gave them hope. unfortunately they couldn't find the killer blow so in their first couldn't find the killer blow so in theirfirst major couldn't find the killer blow so in their first major tournament, despite beating spain, they are now out. england go through to the quarter—finals. they have a block as
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the match against france, the team they haven't beaten since 197a. —— lock bus to match. get the sense there is some momentum around this english team and france will be without their influential captain wendy renard. so let's confirm those results and look at what it means for the winner and runner up of group d. england go through. spain still qualify despite the loss and despite scotland beating portugal. let's look at the complete quarter—final line—up. netherlands will take on sweden. germany, the defending champions, against denmark. austria and spain on wednesday. england will play against france after parishad that call in the game today, to get through with three. —— paris had that. we have played them plenty of times.
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i think it is our time now. you know, we are excited to play them. we have a couple of suspensions which will be a massive blow to them —— they have. we have rested a few players i am sure we will be confident. we are excited to play them. wayne rooney has played his first competitive match for everton since returning to the club from manchester united. rooney started the europa league third qualifying round first leg match against ruzomberock, but didn't score. leighton baines did find the net in the second half though as everton beat the slovakians i—o. milan were also i—o winners away to romanian side universitatea craiova.
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ricardo rodriguez with the night's only goaljust before half time but they had further chances to take a more comfortable lead back to italy next thursday but couldn't convert numerous opportunities. elsewhere, there was a first round shock for the dutch eredivisie champions psv eindhoven, who lost at home to croatian side osijek, while dinamo bucharest held athletic bilbao to a 1—1 draw but for a full rundown head to the suspended head of the spanish football federation has resigned from his roles as vice—president of fifa, world football's governing body, and it's european equivalent, uefa. angel maria villar was arrested earlier this month along with his son as part of a corruption investigation. villar, who denies all the allegations, has been suspended for one year by the football authorities in spain, an organisation he'd been president of for 29 years. weather curtailed a landmark first day of the third test between england and south africa on thursday. it's the 100th test to be played at the oval in london. england's alastair cook was the only batsman to provide sustained resistance, and he's 82 not out as the hosts stuttered to 171 for 4. vernon philander was the pick of the bowlers picking up from where he left off
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as south africa won the second test and joe wilson was watching. when you win the toss and decided to bat ina when you win the toss and decided to bat in a test match and you find yourself at the end of the day 171/4, then typically i think you would be disappointed. but south africa finding themselves bowling in such friendly conditions for bowlers may be a little frustrated that they didn't take more than those four wickets. maybe if they had been fully fit they may have bowled england all out. 12 overs, two wickets, a catch to get rid ofjoe root was a highlight of the day, as was the swinging yorker. maylands was the swinging yorker. maylands was one of three england debutants picked for this match. —— milan. so what is there that could convince england they can bat towards
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competitiveness towards the second day? as ever it is alastair cook, who showed those traditional values in the 100th test match to be staged here at the oval in his 82 not out. sri lanka face an uphill task as they look to salvage a result heading into day 3 of the first test against india in galle starting just over three and a half hours from now. they trail by 416 runs, having reached 154—5 in response to india's 600 all out. cheteshwar pujara added just nine to his overnight total as he we dismissed for 153. upul tharanga, who had occupied the crease for more than two hours, was then run out very sharpishly for 64, as his bat despite crossing the crease was then raised in the air. the rule change for that, which would have worked in his favour, and he's due to change in october. the chief executive of cricket australia says he'd turn to an independent figure to resolve it's pay dispute with the players‘ union, if a solution
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can't be found next week. james sutherland is still hopeful administrators can agree new contracts with the players and feels there's a desire to negotiate. we are proposing that in the short term both parties get together with a really strong intent to get this deal sorted. hopefully by the time early next week we can have the situation resolved. in the event that it situation resolved. in the event thatitis situation resolved. in the event that it is not resolved at that time we are proposing that any residual matters that haven't been resolved as and the arbitration. the most successful ever female swimmer at the world aquatics championships, katie ledecky, led the usa to the women's 4 x 200m freestyle title to win her fourth gold medal of the championships on thursday. her team trailed until she took the anchor leg and she pounced with 150m remaining and it comes 2a hours after she was beaten into silver in the 200m freestyle, which was her first defeat in 13 finals at the worlds.
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the 20—year—old still has one race left on saturday night when she defends her 800m freestyle crown as the reigning world and olympic champion. south africa's chad leclos claimed 200m butterfly gold on wednesday and on thursday he and his adoring father bert spoke to the bbc. le clos senior shot to fame when cheering his son on at the london 2012 olympics. it's been a difficult time for the family, with both bert and his wife finding out they had cancer before the rio games. it was a horrendous year for a family, and we got through it. for me, he is a superstar. excuse me. he isa me, he is a superstar. excuse me. he is a superstar, to have gotten two silvers. we actually got five golds in rio. for him to get two silvers is like somebody else getting five golds, because of the year we had. honestly, he has turned a corner now, thank god. leading formula 1 drivers have
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backed the decision to introduce the controversial halo head protection system next season. four—time champion sebastian vettel said the sport would be "ignorant and stupid" not to use the device. williams driver felipe massa wants the change, but red bull's max verstappen has admitted he's not in favour of the halo. to tennis. argentina's federico delbonis beat eighth seed david ferrer to move into the quarter finals of the german open in hamburg. delbonis beat the 35—year—old spaniard in straight sets, 7—5, 6—3, and he'll play karen khachanov in the last eight after the russian knocked out britain's alleeyaz bedene. germany's player beat yields on by two sets to one. —— gill simone. that's about all we've got time.
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goodbye for now. hello, good morning. yesterday was one of those days where there was sunshine and it clouded over and there was quite a bit of rain. in the afternoon in london, atrocious weather for a time. there was quite a lot of rain in many parts of the uk, but some sunshine in between. those showers when they came along started turning heavy and thundery in the afternoon and into the evening. they tend to fade away for many eastern areas overnight. we keep showers going in northern and western areas, temperatures dipping to about 12 degrees in aberdeen, 13 in london, 111—15 for cardiff and plymouth. showers from early on in scotland, northern ireland. northern england too. brighter weather for a time in east
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anglia and the south—east but showers in the south—west merging in the afternoon. sunny spells and showers again in scotland. always heaviest in the north and west. lighter further east. some spells of sunshine here. about 17 degrees, but breezy. dry in the northern england for a time. wetter weather developing in the south and west. the wind picking up here as well. turning increasingly cloudy in the south—east. temperatures getting up to 19—20, but the rain is likely to hold off until later on. so good news at the oval. a bright start, but clouding over. the breeze will be quite noticeable and eventually the risk of some rain through the early part of the evening. that rain will creep in from the south. there will be rain pushing into northern england for a time, some of that will be heavy. through the small hours of the morning it clears to the north sea, although it may linger towards kent and sussex and all the while showers keep going across western scotland and northern ireland. dry in between and by dawn
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on saturday about 13—111. most of the showers in the north—west are closer to this to this low pressure which will be a key thin over the next few days. it will be breezy and there will be cloud and outbreaks of rain. always wettest on saturday towards kent and sussex and some rain later on towards the south—west of england. a lot of cloud ahead of that, but brighter weather in northern england and north wales and all the while showers keep going across western scotland and northern ireland. 17—18 here, maybe up to 21—22 in the south—east. unsettled again on sunday. low pressure to the north—west of the uk, where the heaviest showers will be. showers fewer and further between the south—eastern corner, but one or two. temperatures 21—22. so through the weekend on the cool side, breezy too, a bit of sunshine and also showers and some of them could be heavy. welcome to bbc news — broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe.
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