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in response, a uk sport spokesperson told the bbc "athlete welfare is of the utmost importance to all of us". british parasnowsport confirmed that "an athlete" — known to be cava — made the complaint to uk sport regarding a "staff member and a range of other issues". and added "as is absolutely necessary in these circumstances, the complaint will be fully investigated by an independent organisation who will report back to us and uk sport when it's completed," . they added "we would caution against any conclusions being drawn by others not in possession of all the facts." team gb are aiming to make the winter olympics in pyongchang. their most succesful to date. the all—scottish men's and women's curling teams believe a medal is a realistic prospect. eve muirhead won bronze in sochi four years ago. and she hopes she won't be the only muirhead among the medals, with the team very much afamily affair. alasdair lamment explains. these colours are among britain's
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best hopes for a medal. this time, there are even closer ties. their by there are even closer ties. their rugby brothers kyle and cammie smith, and now there are not won the ahead, but three. it has been a lifetime dream to compete in an olympic games, and to do it alongside my brother and sister is massive to me alongside my brother and sister is massive l dad e alongside my brother and sister is massive l dad are really proud that mum and dad are really proud that they have got the three children heading out to the olympic games at once. i competed against my brother, so once. i competed against my brother, soi once. i competed against my brother, so i never thought that we would go out to compete on the same ranking, and to add that, my sister competing as well, it is quite surreal. commentator: and britain have won
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the bronze medal! they won bronze in such a four years ago, and have their sights set even higher, now. if you were to ask any athlete, they are going to say they want a medal, andi are going to say they want a medal, and i think if we go out there, and we bring the best out of each other, and enjoy it as well, that is all we can ask right now, and a medal, bc will be great, and that would be the bonus. it was a different story first kyle smith. this is fresh territory for them, they are confident of justifying territory for them, they are confident ofjustifying their place. i think we have proven ourselves. why we needed chosen, and think we are definitely the right team to go to this games. there is no doubt in my mind about that. they did very well to get the silver medal, so it is something definitely that we would like to do one better than. gold is what both teams dream of to stand on top of the podium, just as
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the olympic champion stayed in salt la ke the olympic champion stayed in salt lake city in 2002. yes, good luck to them. and how about this for making an impression. is amateur cyclist charlie tanfield. he's not even part of british cycling and instead rides foran amateurteam, but yet rode the fourth fastest individual pursuit time in history as he won this weekend's world cup meeting in minsk. that puts him just behind chris boardman on the all time list, and he's closing in on the world record. it's quite insane, really. it is a shock, and it hasn't quite settled in, yet, but i am sure over the next few weeks i will have some time to reflect, and i will be able to understand what has happened. to be up understand what has happened. to be up there with riders like that, it's really insane to be honest. i sort of get by on my own student loan,
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and the team itself run on a fraction of a budget of what the other teams, the national governing bodies run on. we managed to run this season on £15,000. and busy, the national governing bodies, 30 million year? it a lot. we think outside the box, and we do things differently. we are open minded to try new things, and it shows that it can come off. we have achieved is a pretty cool. he also teamed up with his brother harry to win team pursuit goals. —— gold. that's all from sportsday. we'll have more throughout the evening. hello, good evening, they shall as
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are moving their way eastwards, now. particular across england and wales. maybe if you have the once to begin with, but they do tend to become pure comedy showers, and they become lighter. that is with the residue of cloud across england and wales, which should keep the temperature is out. scotland and northern ireland, though, different story. the winds will be light, and there is likely to be some frost. could be some icy patches across scotland in particular, and possibly northern ireland. although, more like to have bob, there. eventually, as the cloud brea ks bob, there. eventually, as the cloud breaks right at the end of the night, we could see those temperatures dipping in. as we had to the midlands, though, it is a cloudy start. there will still be a few light showers around. otherwise, we should see some sunshine, beginning to develop across these areas. for the most part, it will be areas. for the most part, it will be a dry day, with some good burst of
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sunshine. we will lose the fog through the morning in northern ireland. cloud rather stubborn across the south—east of the uk, it will break up eventually, but temperatures around six to 9 degrees, or so. a temperatures around six to 9 degrees, orso. afine temperatures around six to 9 degrees, or so. a fine day ahead of some rain that is coming into the north—west later on. that weather front there is going to be weakening, and a deepening area of low pressure strengthening the winds, and that warm front, that weather front will bring some opposition to rain, at least early on in the day. again, as the rain pushes its way eastwards, it becomes lighter and more patchy. we will get some sunshine across northern areas, and will pick up those wins in the north—west of scotland. temperatures on saturday will be higher than they will be on friday. those temperatures likely to continue to climb during the second half of the weekend, so slightly cooler ad, though, across the far north of across scotland. it will be windy, though, overnight, and through sunday, gales transferring... some
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rain across scotland, particularly over the hills, perhaps because england and wales. but, at least you are, thejudge from england and wales. but, at least you are, the judge from the england and wales. but, at least you are, thejudge from the high ground, could get some sunshine and highs of 40 could get some sunshine and highs of a0 and 50 degrees. in windy weekend, yes, and it will be a mild one. as we head into the beginning of next week, temperatures will be a little lower. you're watching beyond 100 days. trump takes over davos. the populist president meets the global elite and promises peace and prosperity. they might now like what he says and how he says it but business leaders are very happy with his economic policies. mr trump gives the prime minister a boost anticipating a tremendous increase in trade between the uk and the us after brexit he warns that us aid could be taken away from the palestinians if they aren't prepared to negotiate a peace deal. he has famously sparred
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with the white house but republican senator bob corker credits the president for the economy and tells me what he wants to hearfrom donald trump. i hope that when he comes and speaks tomorrow,
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