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the evian championship for her second major of the year. although that is still egan bernal enjoying some hugs and what is an incredible time for the young colombian. verstappen victorious as the weather wreaks havoc at the german grand prix. hello and thanks for joining us on sport today. there's a new superstar in cycling, remember the name — egan bernal. the 22—year—old colombian has become the youngest rider in 110 years to win the tour de france when he crossed the finish line on stage 21 in paris on sunday. simon brotherton was watching the action. paris was bathed in a golden globe ofa paris was bathed in a golden globe of a beautiful summer's evening of sunset as this most engrossing of toys reached its conclusion in the champs—elysees. caleb ewan made it a hat—trick in the chaotic sprint in the final stage. but thousands of colombians lined the famous old
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avenue to chair 22—year—old egan bernal over the line. the youngest runner in the raced and then the youngest to win the tour to france but also the first colombian. lusty‘s winner lorraine thomas made a valiant defence of his crown and finishes as the runner—up — mike thomas. tour to france. what do you want? a new champion. —— grant thomas. i think he needs to enjoy the moment, have a party, celebrate and then try and realise what he has achieved. —— geraint thomas. i am happy to have helped him achieve this goal. on to golf, and south korea's ko jin—young won the evian championship in france. the world number 2 shot a a—under—par 67 in sunday's final round to finish on 15—under for the championship. ko won by two shots, to claim her second major of the year, as colm harrison reports. the fine weather of the first three
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days were replaced by overcast and thoroughly miserable conditions for the fourth round of the year's fourth major. the 2014 champion kim showed you began the day with lead -- kim showed you began the day with lead —— kim hyo—joo. she might have gone on to win if she had played more like this in the final round but a triple bogey on a 14 foot her chances away. kim ended up in a 3—way tie for second place. with shanshan feng and jennifer kupcho who shot the round of the day of five under power 66. —— five under par, 66. steven —— kim hyo—joo was on her third birdie of the day and was now within striking distance of her fellow south korean. was now within striking distance of herfellow south korean. a was now within striking distance of her fellow south korean. a further bertie took her to the top of the leaderboard and bertie took her to the top of the leaderboa rd and there bertie took her to the top of the leaderboard and there she stayed. the world number two went on to win by two shots to win her second major of the year. with the british open
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starting on thursday this week, she won't have too long to wait to try for a third either. i thought after last night i can do ifi i thought after last night i can do if i play really good, i can do win. i will try focus my game. i have never seen other players it means good to me. so i get win. — ko jin—young. ——kojin—young. 0n the pga tour, brooks keopka won the fedex/st. jude invitational in memphis — to claim the first world golf championship win of his career. rory mcilroy, who led after the 3rd round, followed up his 62 from saturday with a round of 71 on sunday to finish on 11—under par. he ended up in a tie for 4th — while his playing partner koepka shot a 5—under—par 65 to finish on 16—under—par for the tournament. he won by three shots from fellow—american webb simpson, to claim his 7th win
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on the pga tour. it is one of those things that i have been playing so well as of late and everything just kind of comes. if you just let it happen. you just stay patient and if you keep playing well and putting yourself in contention, a lot of good things will happen. and staying with golf — germany's bernhard langer won the senior british open at royal lytham & st annes in england for a record fourth time. he shot a 66 on sunday, to finish on 6—under—par — winning by two shots — to claim a record—extending 11th senior major in total. it was also a special day for the former champion tom watson who played his final round of golf before retiring from competition — narrowly missing a birdie at the last, there. in a 48—year professional career, watson won 70 events on the pga tour — including 8 majors, which puts him sixth on the all—time list. he also won 6 senior majors — and captained the us ryder cup team twice. wet and chaotic, there
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was nothing predictable about an action packed german grand prix. red bull's max verstappen claimed his second win of the year, while ferrari's sebastien vettel drove his way into second place from the back of the grid. a day to forget though for the reigning world champion lewis hamilton as patrick gearey reports... one of those days for lewis hamilton. filthy weather, you're feeling sick, then you have to go to work and it is a safety car start. hamilton's firstjob was to somehow stay in front, when all behind was the wacky races. rain scrambles formula 1's precise engineering and strategy. this was charles leclerc, just as he was about to take the lead... no! a minute later, hamilton echoed that, going in seconds from winning to spinning and damaging his front wing. he arrived at the pits without an appointment. they'd have it ready as soon as they could. but in the meantime, max verstappen, third in the drivers‘ standings, went first in the race. these weren't
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conditions to chase in. hamilton's shocking time in hockenheim got worse still. his team—mate valtteri bottas didn't even finish. all the while, steadily gaining in the rain was sebastian vettel, the german driver going from 20th to second, behind verstappen, dutch conqueror of the chaos and the winner of a race that was never clockwork, but definitely orange. patrick gearey, bbc news. it was amazing, of course, to win at the end but it was really tricky out there to make the right calls and you really had to remain focused. we peered onto the slick tyre at a little moment but made a nice 360 so it was nice. we enjoyed that. of course, to come out on top here, it was all about not trying to make too many mistakes and really tricky conditions but it was amazing to win. the world aquatics championship ended in gwangju, south korea, on sunday with caeleb dressel of the usa becoming the first man to win
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eight medals at a single world championships. dressel helped his country to silver in the 4—by—100 metres medley relay, adding to his record breaking collection. the race was won by great britain in a thrilling finish, with adam peaty claiming his third gold of the championships in the process. peaty retained both his 50 metres and 100 metres breaststroke titles earlier in the week. meanwhile, the usa won the women's 4—by—100 metres medley relay final, setting a new world record in the process. the quartet of regan smith, lilly king, kelsi dahlia and simone manuel beat their own record with a time of 3 minutes, 50.40 seconds. australian swimmer shayna jack has said she will fight to clear her name after testing positive for a banned substance she says she did not knowingly consume. it forced her withdrawal before the championships began. swimming australia said she was notified of the result following an out—of—competition drug test onjune the 26th this year. she was suspended from the australian team and sent home from its pre—worlds training camp injapan.
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jack said she and her team are doing everything they can to find out when and how the anabolic agent ligandrol ended up in her system. cricket, and sri lanka have beaten bangladesh in the 2nd 0ne—day international in colombo on sunday to clinch the three—match series with one game to spare. it's sri lanka's first series win at home for nearly four years. bangladesh elected to bat after winning the toss. mushfiqur rahim pick of the bunch, top—scoring with an unbeaten 98 as the tourists made 238 for 8 from their 50 overs. in reply, avishka fernando laid the foundations for sri lanka's victory with 82 off 75 balls. angelo mathews hit an unbeaten half—century and scored the winning runs as the home side reached their target with more than five overs to spare. elsewhere, australia beat england in the 2nd women's t20 international in hove. ellyse perry and meg lanning steered them to victory by 7 wickets with more than two overs to spare.
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the australians had already won the series. the final match of the series is in bristol on wednesday. tennis, and the defending champion nikoloz basilashvili won the hamburg 0pen in germany on sunday. the number 4 seed from georgia beat russia's andrey rublev in three sets to retain the title that he won last year. basilashvili won 7—5, 4—6, 6—3 — to claim only the third tour title of his career. for the confidence, it is very good. i was coming here very relaxed it paid off. i was fresh and really happy that i got my titles with the bit means a lot to me, for sure. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — that's bbc.com/sport. but from me marc edwards
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and the rest of the sport today team, goodbye. good morning. some of us had some sunshine this weekend but others a weekend of relentless rain. in fact, it brought localised flooding. in greater manchester, rochdale, we had over 90 millimetres throughout the weekend. the rain was fairly relentless. a conveyor belt of wet weather that moved its way up through the south—east. you can see that quite clearly. some heavier bursts as well at times although it is starting to weaken as we speak. the story remains the same. this front is going to be with us throughout the day today. there it is on the satellite picture. we see some shower cloud up to the far north—east of scotland and that could bring some heavy, thundery downpours as well over the next few hours. plenty to talk about with monday's weather, starting off pretty
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murky across scotland. low cloud, mist, still some showers lingering and our weather front sitting there through northern ireland and southern scotland. a week affair, moving its way steadily north to a band of showers. behind it, where we had heavy rain, a better day through north—west england and parts of the midlands, highs of 26. but down on the south—west, an area of low pressure which will bring through the isles of scilly and cornwall, some rain by the end of monday. this low pressure will continue to bring wet and windy weather across the country through tuesday. heavy, sharp, thundery downpours not out of the question on tuesday and gusts of winds, particularly down into the south—west on exposed coasts, of 45 and possibly 50 mph. brighter weather, so parts of aberdeenshire, running down across that east coast. that's where we will see the highest values of around 21 to 24 degrees. as we move out of tuesday, we're still going to see that low pressure, a significant player in the weather story, continuing to drift steadily east, it will take showers with it as well.
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so on wednesday, it looks likely that the emphasis of the showers will be across southern scotland, through the north of england and eastern england as well. so it's a drier story further south and west and not too bad a day not too bad a day into northern ireland and maybe the far north—east of scotland again escaping with some decent weather. highest values of 18 to 22 degrees, just below where we should be, really, for the time of year. but as we move out of wednesday, high pressure will start to build, so thursday and friday quietens down and just warms up a little. so by the end of the working week, a drier theme but we certainly have changed the feel to our weather. fresher with some sunshine and showers and at times, some gusty winds.
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