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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  May 15, 2021 6:30pm-6:46pm BST

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and here is the fa cup final between chelsea and leicester city, let's just show you what's going on there right now. it's 0—0. goalless and the 56th limit of the game. 20,000 fans there. if leicester win, it will be their first fa cup. if chelsea win, it will be there night. much more on that coming up after the weather and sportsday. it's turning into of weakening of unreliable weather. 0ne turning into of weakening of unreliable weather. one minute, you have sunny skies overhead, but a drenching downpour the next. some of the showers will be very heavy with some hail and thunder. some of today's showers will fade but we'll keep some going in places. damp weatherfor will fade but we'll keep some going in places. damp weather for parts of east anglia will. .. in places. damp weather for parts of east anglia will... then by the end
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of the night, the showers will start to pep up once again towards the southwest. that set us up for tomorrow. showers early on spreading across wales and two other southern counties of england as well. elsewhere, some spells of sunshine but showers will pop up into the afternoon. some will be heavy with hail and thunder mixing in. top temperatures between 11 and 16 degrees and will be quite windy for southern coast and the channel islands. as we look further ahead through the coming week, it stays very unsettled. longer spells of rain at times, but always with some sunny spells in between. hello, this is bbc news. the headlines: a tower block in gaza, housing the offices of the associated press and aljazeera news outlets, has collapsed after being hit by an israeli airstrike. the israeli military said the building housed military assets belonging to hamas.
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meanwhile in london thousands of pro—palestinian protesters have marched to the gates of the israeli embassy. people in areas where the indian variant of coronavirus is spreading are urged to get a covid vaccination. testing and vaccination are really important measures that we have in the tool box for controlling outbreaks. the tool box for controlling outbreaks. wreath laying services have been held across the uk and around the world — to mark the centenary of the royal british legion. now on bbc news it's time for sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday — i'm gavin ramjaun. fans are back for the fa cup final — and they almost had something
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to celebrate at half time. we'll have the latest from chelsea against leicester. an invincible season — rangers see through the whole scottish premiership unbeaten — after thrashing aberdeen in their final game at ibrox. and tom daley and matthew lee take gold at the european diving championships — but they're stil not satisfied. it wasn't the best that we could have done it but, you know, at the end of the day, there is still room for improvement and we have got eight weeks, nine weeks until we compete at the olympics so we are very happy right now. hello and welcome to sportsday. hello there, and welcome along to sportsday — on fa cup final day. the big match at wembley,
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now into the second half. chelsea are taking on leicester — and it's in front 20,000 fans at wembley, as part of a pilot test event to ease covid restrictions. it was goalless at half time — perhaps the best opportunity to break the deadlock, falling to chelsea's timo werner, whose header glanced past cesar azpilicueta. almost a chance for the fans there celebrate. these are the live pictures from wembley. nil nil as you can see. half an hour to go until the 90 minutes is up in that one. chelsea are on the hunt for the ninth fa cup win and the manager's first trophy since taking over. leicester have never won the cup before, having lost four finals, the last of which was over 50 years ago. the game is on bbc one. to the premier league now — where leeds thrashed burnley 4—0 in the day's early match at turf moor. mateusz klich curled
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in from the edge of the penalty area shortly before half—time, jack harrison made it 2—0 after an hour. two more goals followed in three minutes, both from substitute rodrigo as leeds completed the 4 nil rout. southampton beat relegated fulham 3—1 at st mary's with subtitute nathan tella scoring his first senior goal for the club. theo walcott fired home the saints�* third as they completed back to back league wins for the first time since december. and there's one more game in the premier league to come — brighton are home to west ham, kick off at 8:00pm. the hammers still chasing fourth spot. a win tonight, and they go above liverpool into 5th. rangers completed an unbeaten season, with a comprehensive 4—0 win over aberdeen, in the scottish premiership. it's a 55th overall title for the club — and a first for manager steven gerrard, asjoe lynsky reports. rangers are champions. this is the
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summit of ranger's _ rangers are champions. this is the summit of ranger's decade - rangers are champions. this is the summit of ranger's decade long i summit of ranger's decade long journey. they were sent down to the fourth tier and now they are back at the top in a season unbeaten. 0n the pitch and in the street they marked the ibrox invincible is. rangers 55th league title could be the most special. they ended the season how they started it, against aberdeen. and to reach perfection, it is not always pretty. rangers opened the scoring with an own goal of the keeper. before half—time it was 2—0 again with a deflection. he led the line for rangers and is the top scorer. this goalfor 3—0 line for rangers and is the top scorer. this goal for 3—0 was clearly his. this team are transformed by steven gerrard who, in his third season at the club, has his league title. you play in a world cup with england alongside jermain defoe who at 38 are still playing and still scoring. it was on
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this day in 2011 that rangers last won the league and the season ends how it has been through the year. another game, another win. the other games in the scottish premiership today both finished goalless. a draw was enough for stjohnstone to clinch fifth place in the table meaning they're guaranteed a place in the new uefa conference league next seaon. we also have the second leg of the championship play—off in just over an hour. dundee with a 3—0 lead over raith rovers. leicester tigers edged a thrilling match at welford road, leicester had ta ken leicester had taken the lead. they have half an hour or so to go in the fa cup final there. possibly on for a first fa cup trophy there. so there we are. leicester looking good at the moment. chelsea have got half an hour to turn it around.
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leicester tigers edged a thrilling match at welford road, to beat harlequins 35 points to 29 in the premiership. quins pulled back to within six points at one stage, but the damage was done in the first half. zack henry making the game safe for leicester — who go sixth, with harlequins remaining fourth. wasps fought back from 16—19 down to beat worcester. despite being a man short after ben morris was sent off. somewhere in the middle of that maul is tommy taylor, and his try helped secure a win that keeps wasps in contention for next season's european champions cup. 23—19 the final score. and cardiff blues claimed a late victory over scarlets. in the pro14 rainbow cup after a second half of drama. scarlets came back from a 10 point defecit at half time, to take the lead. with a try from angus 0'brien but the blues regained the lead minutes later with this kick from jared evans to win 29 points 28 let's get quick look at some of the day's other sports stories now. zlatan ibrahimovic will miss this summer's european champioships for sweden, after suffering a knee
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injury in his club side milan's 3—0 victory overjuventus last weekend. the former man united striker has scored 62 goals in 118 appearances for the national side, and only came out of international retirement in march this year. england captainjoe root was bowled out for 99 as yorkshire took charge of their county championship match against glamorgan. a short while ago, they were 69 for three in their second innings, still trialing by 12 runs. great britain's liam heath has added canoeing world cup gold to his collection. he won the k1200—metres in hungary, which will give him a real boost as he prepares to defend his 0lympic title injuly. he qualified for the games two years ago, when he regained the world title over the same distance. tom daley and matty lee have won gold at the european diving championships in budapest the pair were competing in the ten metre synchronised dive and pulled off an impressive performance — and a personal best score — as they continue their preparations ahead of the olympic games in tokyo. the duo also won world cup gold at the olympic test event
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injapan earlier this month, and daley says they can still get better. it is the first time i have won a medal at the european championships. we were five points higher than her previous personal best of the lander while serious are really happy. it wasn't the best we could have done it much, you know, at the end of the day, there is still a little bit of room for improvement and we have got like eight weeks, nine weeks until we compete at the so some room for improvement but very happy right now. we compete at the so some room for improvement but very 110w. novak djokovic is playing lorenzo sonego in the semi—finals of the italian 0pen. djokovic won the first set 6—3 and it's one game all in the second. the winner will face rafa nadal in the final. the spaniard knocked out the american reilly 0pelka in straight sets in their semi. nadal is aiming for a tenth title in rome. andy murray's expected return to singles action has been delayed. the former world number one turned down a wild card for next week's atp
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tournament in geneva. no explanation has yet been provided, but murray made the decision after playing doubles with liam broady at this week's italian 0pen. it means he will not have a further chance to prove his fitness before the french open main draw wildcards are announced this week. attila valter has retained the overall lead at the giro d'italia after stage 8, won by victor lafay of france. the british contenders for the pinkjersey, simon yates and hugh carthy, stayed out of trouble and moved up one place to 9th and 5th respectively. victor lafay raced clear of a breakaway group in the last two miles — the 25—year—old frenchman celebrated the biggest win of his career the hungarian, valter, keeps the pink jersey afterfinishing with the race favourites — who were saving their legs for tomorrow's hilly stage. home favourite fabio quartararo is on pole for the french motogp, just 11 days after having surgery on his right forearm. 22—year—old quartararo came through a rain—affected qualifying session at le mans — championship leader francesco bagnaia and world champion
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joan mir didn't make it past the first session and start well down the grid. quartararo will be joined on the front row by yamaha teammate maverick vinales and ducati's jack miller. jonny brownlee has already made the teamgb squad for the triathlon at this summer's 0lympics — but the race is on tojoin him. and alex yee, has improved his chances with fourth place at the world series race, injapan at yokohama — he's one of three britons chasing just one spot — among them tom bishop — brownlee let him go past, to give him valuable ranking points. and brownlee can still make tokyo — he'll try to qualify next month in leeds. norway's kristian blummen—felt was the winner in yokohama. and finally, a nice story from the world golf as england's richard bland won the british masters — to become to oldest first—time winner on the european tour. the 48 year—old had gone a77 events without a victory, but this putt, in a play—off
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with italy's guido migliozzi at the belfry. finally got him over the line. that's all from sportsday. you can keep up to date on the bbc website. leicester are still a 1—0 up. 20 minutes or so catch that on bbc one. we will see you later. welcome to click.
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we're outside again. great to see you in the flesh again. and you. i can't believe it. no matter how long it is since i've seen people, as soon as i see friends and family again, it's like we've never been apart! yep, too right. although this time round, i think everybody�*s really gone for it with their hair, since the hairdresser�*s reopened. i don't know what you're talking about. i tell you what, though, it is true that we've spent so much time apart in the last year that when we do see people in the reals, you really notice the difference. my parents can't believe how much my kids have grown since they last saw them. and that's kind of what we're talking about today — the fact that even though we're all getting older on the outside, there are ways to stay younger on the inside by hacking our health. now, if you're anything like me you may be using an activity tracker to log your exercise. but at the moment, we're just scratching the surface of the data that's hidden inside our bodies. aside from exercise, there's genetics, sleep, diet — so many other lifestyle factors that can really make a difference. and there are some people who believe that if we can unlock this complete picture of our health, then we might be
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able to stop or even reverse the ageing process. instead of talking about lifespan, we're now talking about health span — the desire to stay as fit and healthy as possible for as long as possible, even though the years are ticking on by. though the years have been clocking up on this fine frame, my chronological age, therefore, is 47 but there is something else called a biological age, which is the age that you are inside. now, i've had that checked. have a guess at the results. um, 21? now she is just is taking the mickey. let's find out. king's genomics centre — part of a world—leading research university in london, and where i'm discovering the secrets in my dna. so james, a few weeks ago, i spat into a tube and posted it to you. you're welcome. my epigenetic age is... 44.1. not too bad! yeah, so your biological age, it's basically seeing how your cells are ageing, the various things
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such as your diet, how much stress you're under,

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