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they were feel so proud because they were unbelievable and open to work and to except every single purpose from us andi except every single purpose from us and i think we are so ready, we are prepared. the occasion is mastic and with only for everybody involved but for the fa ns for everybody involved but for the fans themselves. it shows how far totte n ha m fans themselves. it shows how far tottenham has come as a club and i have managed to see it since i was many years ago to where it is today and yeah, it will be a special night for everybody involved and a quiet emotional night as well for everybody. you can hear the champions league final between liverpool and tottenham on bbc radio 5live tomorrow evening with the build—up right here on bbc news sportsday is live from madrid at 6:30pm and 7:30pm.
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anthony joshua has weighed in for his world heavyweight title defence at madison square garden tomorrow night. he came in considerably ligther than his opponent andy ruinr. in new york for us, our reporter ade adedoyen. he looked a pretty good shape did anthonyjoshua. he looked a pretty good shape did anthony joshua. that way and you talked about was on the stage which has been dismantled. it was quite a lively affair. andy ruiz came on stage to a marriott tube and when joshua came on stage there was a choir singing joshua came on stage there was a choirsinging and joshua came on stage there was a choir singing and chance of his name. he has looked really relaxed all week and when he got on the scales, he looked very muscular, very chiseled compared to ruiz. they pose for a head—to—head shot, he towered over ruiz so he will have a night and towered over ruiz so he will have a nightand a towered over ruiz so he will have a night and a reach advantage. what ruiz does have is he is durable and has passed and was a muscle that in
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public workouts earlier this week. the question is can he get close enough to land punches without being hit solidly himself. but it's a challenge ahead, a big night for anthonyjoshua, he challenge ahead, a big night for anthony joshua, he wants challenge ahead, a big night for anthonyjoshua, he wants to statement with this being us debut. and also because deontay wilder put ona and also because deontay wilder put on a performance when he defended his title two weeks ago. plenty of british interest on the undercard, too, and callum smith and katie taylor weighed in for theirfights, too. yes, smith will defend his world super middleweight championship. a top fighter, a former champion from cameroon and also box in the lipid games ina cameroon and also box in the lipid games in a trio. he was one of the boxers that took advantage of the rule that allowed pros to box there. it could be a tricky occasion for smith because he has got designs on facing saul alvarez one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world. likejoshua, pound for pound fighters in the world. like joshua, he pound for pound fighters in the world. likejoshua, he cannot afford to make mistakes and katie taylor
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kimmicha bit to make mistakes and katie taylor kimmich a bit of history. you hear the banging there as they continue to dismantle the stage. katie they are trying to win all four bells in the lightweight division, up against the lightweight division, up against the wbc challenge —— champion from belgium. katie taylor a decorated amateur, lipid champion and five—time world champion and also a six—time european champion and she has told me this is a moment she has waited for all her life, the chance to be the undisputed champion and she suggested it could be the biggest night of her career so far. she is wanting to do what anthony joshua want to do which is really her division and hold the belts. they might pack you away, i will let you get out of there. our reporter in new york. johanna konta has become the first british woman since 1983 to reach the last 16 of the french open. the british number one dismantling slovakia's viktoria kuzmova in straight sets to ease into the second week. konta hadn't even won a match at the tournament until this year, but she raced out of the blocks against kuzmova, breaking her serve five times in under an hour.
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she won 6—2, 6—1 to continue her impressive form on the clay. next, she will face 24th seed donna vekic. the women's second seed karolina pliskova is out. the czech was comprehensively beaten by petra martic of croatia, losing in straight sets. in the men's draw, roger federer became the oldest man to reach the fourth round at roland garros in 47 years by beating norwegian casper ruud. federer was playing a record 400th grand slam match and beat ruud in straight sets, winning the third on a tie break. next up for the third seed is argentina's leonardo mayer. ii—time champion rafael nadal is also through to the last 16. no great surprise there. but after comfortably taking the first two sets, he was made to work by belgium's david goffin. nadal eventually coming
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through in four sets. the west indies made a rapid and victorious start to the men's cricket world cup, needing fewer than 14 of their 50 overs with the bat to beat pakistan. they chased down a modest target of 106 at trent bridge for a seven—wicket win watched by patrick gearey. this is supposed to be the world cup where everyone feels at home. that wherever a team goes, they'll find fans behind them, pakistan especially. but out there, you're alone. support is a long way away when andre russell charges in at 90mph. west indies were flying. this was a high—speed throwback. oshane thomas offering a reminder of the pace and aggression which once made west indies the best in the world. fractions of a second to react, you needed slow motion to follow some of it. pakistan's innings passed in a blur. bewildered by thomas, the latest in a line of racing jamaicans. if you thought it was hard watching it, just try stopping it. pakistan 105 all out.
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never likely to be enough with chris gayle out there, one of the greatest ever limited overs batsman, who is playing in his final world cup. catch him while you can. no—one in the stands is entirely safe. he is 39 now, an age when giving it a clout can put your back out. but the man who calls himself the universe boss made 50 before eventually coming back down to earth. the next generation of west indians did the rest. nicholas pooran finishing on a suitable high. if west indies keep playing cricket like this, their band of fans will keep on growing. patrick gearey, bbc news. look, i am look, iam not look, i am not thinking too far ahead. we have got australia next, we have got a long tournament here, just a matter of us taking it game by game and i am not getting ahead of myself. we just want to be consistent in everything we can focus on and control is cricket and we have three departments to make sure we are clinical and in terms of batting, bowling and fielding. i wa nt to batting, bowling and fielding. i want to be the best we can terms of
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performance. let's take a quick look at some of the other stories making the headlines today. warrington wolves are a step closer to a return to wembley after a 28—22 victory over hull kingston rovers in rugby league's challenge cup. last year's beaten finalists are now just a game away from their third final in four years. frankie dettori and ana purna won the oaks at epsom this afternoon at odds of 8—1, just beating pink dogswood, with fleeting in third. it was dettori's fifth oaks win, coming 25 years after his first. and colombian estaban chaves left the breakaway reeling on the final climb to claim victory on stage 19 of the giro d'italia. richard carapaz continues to lead by nearly two minutes ahead of the final mountain stage tomorrow. and finally, there's been a lot of compliments for the managers who've got liverpool and tottenham to the champions
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league final in madrid. but few will match this from a reporter to mauricio pochettino. i see you have lost weight. is it true that you have lost weight? i don't know. i see you thinner. is it true? no? ok. don't know. i see you thinner. is it true? no? 0k. it is the same, i am the same. whether or not he is any fitter, he is certainly raring to go like eve ryo ne is certainly raring to go like everyone else. that's all from sportsday. good night.
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hello, and welcome to our look ahead to what the the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are political correspondent at the telegraph anna mikhailova and business journalist john crowley. many of tomorrow's front pages are already in. nigel farage tells the delete express that they have blocking a meeting between him and donald trump. and a new trade with mexico after donald trump levy's new ta riffs after donald trump levy's new tariffs on mexico. this is the mirror reporting the businessman have —— so filigree has been charged
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with four counts of misdemeanor assault. —— sir philip green. the guardian says most senior female islamic group captive has played a central role in the hunt for the leader. in the weekend i newspaper says that climate change activists have vowed to blockade heathrow airport in june and have vowed to blockade heathrow airport injune and again injuly. that is where everyone is going away on holiday in the independent says that singer labour party figures have warranted jimmy corbin he must change his policy on breaks or pay a heavy electoral price following the recently troubling european fundamental reelections. that is how the papers look so far. there was a have come in. the sun would love to see, but has not quite arrived at because they have an interview with donald trump. let us start with the times. which is one of the few papers looking ahead to the week. president set to meet borisjohnson
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on london trip.

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