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at the oliver's mount happened at the oliver's mount racing circuit in scarborough. three spectate reports were taken to hospital. then hours later another collision happened. in that collision happened. in that collision a motorbike rider was seriously injured. prince harry has opened this year's invictus games for disabled and wounded military personnel in toronto. the competitors will take pa rt toronto. the competitors will take part ini2 toronto. the competitors will take part in 12 sports over eight days. his girlfriend was at the opening ceremony making her first appearance atan ceremony making her first appearance at an official engagement attended by the prince. sarah campbell is in toronto for us. more than 550 competitors from 17 nations, cheered on by friends and family. the games were prince harry's idea. this the third such event which aims to use sport to help the process of recovery. as the teams filed in, prince harry watched from the vip area next to the first lady and spotted, a couple of rows down and around 18 seats across, his girlfriend meghan markle,
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the actress and campaigner who has been dating harry for a little over a year. ms markle lives and works in the city, and so it would have perhaps seemed odd if she hadn't turned up. kensington palace have refused to comment on her appearance, adding that half of toronto is here anyway, and that maybe true, but this still has to be seen as a significant public acknowledgement of the seriousness of their relationship. of course, this ceremony was about the games and the competitors who have gone through so much to get this far. there is a lot of respect here for what prince harry has created, and his passion for the games is clear. some of you have overcome emotional challenges that until very recent years would have seen you written off and ignored. and now you are here, on the world stage, flags on your chests, representing your countries again. over the next eight days, across 12 sports, these men and women will inspire others in what promises to be the biggest invictus games yet.
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sensible not to have a vote and avoid damage? let's ta ke let's take a look at the weather. it has been another malbay. temperature isa has been another malbay. temperature is a little higher than they were yesterday, with a number of places getting up to about 22 celsius. that is around four degrees above average for this late stage of september. it has been mild. we have seen some rain and this weather front will continue to bring some wet weather across parts of scotland, england and wales as we go through the night. as it clears from northern ireland, it will become cold and foggy. dense fog expected by monday morning. this weather front will be
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with us on monday, pushing into an area of high pressure sat across europe and scandinavia at the moment. the front will weaken. we will have patchy outbreaks of rain across scotland, england and wales, but the weather front will weaken and moved back to the west. bright spells will develop across the east of england, but the best spells will be in northern ireland wants the falcons cleared out of the way. another malbay, with temperatures up to 20 degrees. —— another mild day. hello. this is bbc news with martine croxall. the headlines: exit polls in germany show angela merkel has been re—elected chancellor for a fourth term. we have now a mandate to assume responsibility and we're going to assume this responsibility
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calmly, talking with our partners. the far—right, anti—immigrant alternative for germany party is said to have done better than expected with a projected 13%. the labour leader, jeremy corbyn, resists calls from within his own party to commit to keeping britain in the european single market and customs union indefinitely after brexit. nfl players kneel during the american anthem at wembley in defiance of president donald trump. now on bbc news, sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday with me, hugh ferris. our top stories tonight: moeen ali makes one of the most impressive centuries in one day history to help england to a 2—0lead in the odi
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series with west indies. brighton win the battle of the promoted sides in the premier league to register their second home win in a row. and after missing the lions tour, now billy vunipola is ruled out of england's autumn internationals with a knee injury. welcome to the programme. moeen ali scored england's second fastest one—day international century to help take a tour— zero lead in the one—day series against the west indies. liam plunkett‘s five wicket haul sealed a 124 run victory in bristol. even on a dank autumn evening, there was no hiding the star. a dazzling day for moeen ali, and not a bad one
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for his team—mates. ben stokes and joe root showed away with blistering half before moeen ali sent england's cold stratospheric. a century of quite brutal brilliance. his last 60 i’u ns quite brutal brilliance. his last 60 runs flashed in just 14 balls, including eight sixes. the crowd loved it, the west indies less so. by loved it, the west indies less so. by the time he completed his century in predictable fashion, england were seemingly out of sight. the west indies‘ target, 370. with chris gayle at the crease, anything was possible, but his bat speed israeli matched by food speed. he dawdled on 94. adil rashid did not and by barely a coat of varnish, his hopes vanished. so barely a coat of varnish, his hopes vanished. 50 soon did the west indies‘. the winning catch taken by moeen ali. his marriage and very much england‘s bay. it was a good time to come into bat. i settled myself thinner and i had licensed to
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clear the small robes. it is my sort of size of boundary. once you have cleared the robes a couple of times, the crowd were going while as well, could you hate every ball for six? —— going wild. it wasjust one of those days. everything seemed to work. after 26 goals in 8 matches yesterday, the only premier league match of the day today needed just one to settle it. brighton beat newcastle 1—0 in a battle of two promoted sides at the amex. alex gulrajani watched the action. the novelty has not worn offjust yet. 20 years ago, brighton nearly fell out of the football league. today they were looking for a second premier league victory of the season. premier league victory of the season. they were getting in each other‘s we‘re early on. this player inadvertently helping newcastle stay level. chris hughton, the brighton manager, once helped today‘s opponents get into this division.
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his old club not looking to do him any favours, not thatjoselu could capitalise. brighton weathered the storm and after the break got themselves in front. tomer hemed with the decisive final touch. with such a narrow lead, they pushed on, looking for a second. rob elliott bachini nick of time to keep them out. add the other end, matt ryan had to be on his toes as well. almost caught out byjonjo shelvey as newcastle kept —— got closer to an equaliser that was not forthcoming. the premier league fast feeling like home for brighton. forthcoming. the premier league fast feeling like home for brightonm isa feeling like home for brightonm is a good feeling, first of all for the victory. all of us worked hard to the end we deserved the three points. me, i am to the end we deserved the three points. me, iam happy with to the end we deserved the three points. me, i am happy with my goal, helping the team to win again. extra ha rd helping the team to win again. extra hard work you in the last 20 minutes? newcastle were very strong? last week we did not keep the 1—0
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until the end. we knew how important it was today. as a striker, i know i need to help to defend well. in the end, we gave everything to take the point. -- the three points. we had the control. you have to give credit to them. they did well for part of the first half, we had some chances, they had some chances. i am not happy with the way that we conceded. it was an illegal challenge. after we had chances to score and we did not do it. sheffield united are up to fourth in the championship after holding off a sheffield wednesday fightback to win the steel city derby for the first time in eight years. the blades got off to a terrific start with john fleck‘s free—kick after three minutes. and then leon clarke making it 2—0 after quarter of an hour. gary hooper gave the hosts a chance when he scored just before the break. 0wls sub lucasjoao levelled with a composed finish. but mark duffy thundered home before clarke added his second.
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4—2 it finished at hillsborough. aberdeen avenged their midweek league cup defeat to motherwell with a 1—0 win against the same opponents in the scottish premiership. andrew considine‘s scrambled goal secured all three points at fir park. the dons are back up to second in the table and two points behind leaders celtic. defending champions manchester city began their wsl season with a comprehensive win over yeovil town ladies. there were four different scorers in their 4—0 victory. but that wasn‘t the biggest win of the day. chelsea thrashed bristol city 6—0 with drew spence scoring their opener against the promoted team. the cross was from karen carney. maren mjelde also got a couple. there were also wins for arsenal and sunderland. england and saracens number eight billy vunipola will miss england‘s autumn internationals after being ruled out for four months with a knee injury. he limped off in sarries‘
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win over sale yesterday and underwent surgery today. he will miss the tests against argentina, australia and samoa in november and the first few rounds of his club side‘s european cup defence. there were a couple of games taking place in the premiership today. 0lly woodburn scored two tries as champions exeter claimed a 31—17 bonus point victory over wasps. while northampton made it three successive premiership wins as they eased to a 40—25 victory at london irish. saints had a bonus point wrapped up before the break going overfor theirfourth try before half—time. peter sagan won his third world title in a row in a dramatic finish in the men‘s road race at the world championships in norway. the slovakian sprinter had barely featured among the lead riders throughout the 166 mile race in bergen. he was in 80th place approaching the final climb up salmon hill. but he timed his ride to perfection.
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sagan beat norwegian alexander kristoff byjust a quarter of a wheel to become the first man to win three consecutive world crowns. britain‘s ben swift finished fifth. i would like to see a big thanks to wine deal and jon dibben. i had a bag change at a bad moment. they brought me back quickly. the team was brilliant. we set out what we wanted to do and everyone rode fa nta stically. wanted to do and everyone rode fantastically. england's paul casey is two shots clear at 12 under par in the final round of the fedex pga championship event in atlanta. the englishman is currently on the second hole after parrying the first. russell henley and justin thomas are two macro shots further back end second and third place. hughie fury, cousin of tyson, failed in his bid to take the wbo heavyweight title from new zealand‘sjoseph parker.
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a points decision saw parker come out on top at manchester arena. it was hosting its first sporting event since reopening after the may terror attack. parker‘s next opponent could be britain‘s anthonyjoshua. obviously there are other champions. i feel like give we make these fights, we can definitely get some good exposure here. you looking at getting to one of those before they getting to one of those before they get each other? i will leave that with my team to try and setup. hopefully we can set up something in the near future. it is an exciting time to be a heavyweight. luke campbell also lost his world title fight in los angeles. the london 2012 olympic gold medallist was beaten on points by the wba lightweight champion jorge linares. in his toughest test since turning professional, campbell recovered after being knocked down in the second round. but linares never looked particularly troubled in his victory. olympic champion eliud kipchoge has won the berlin marathon. but didn‘t manage to achieve the new world record he was after. the victory underlines his status as the world‘s best
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long—distance runner. our athletics reporter ed harry says it was a race full of incident. it was a true race in the end even though we did not get the world record. the rain and the humidity and berlin today meant the prospect of that preceded over the final quarter of the race, but look at to kipchoge be today. the defending champion, who was left behind by the leading group at halfway, wilson kipsang, the former world record—holder dropped out before the quarter distance. it was a debutante in the end, from ethiopia, who pushed kipchoge the hardest. he led the kenyan for three the closing kilometres. he went on to clock the fastest ever marathon by a debutante. kipchoge said conditions we re debutante. kipchoge said conditions were slippery underfoot. happy to run only the third fastest time in history, and such is what we expect from this man, it should not be
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viewed as a failure. the conditions beat the runners today. with just four rounds of the motogp season remaining. of the motogp season remaining defending champion marc marquez has opened up a 16 point lead at the top of the standings with victory in the aragon grand prix. many eyes were on seven time champion valentino rossi who was racing less than a month after breaking his leg. he couldn‘t prevent marquez storming to a fifth win of the season. behind him rossi finished an impressive fifth after battling with his teammate in the closing stages. britain‘s cal crutchlow crashed out. edinburgh has been hosting the first sport climbing world cup in the uk for 14 years this weekend.
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