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lots of young girls inspire lots and lots of young girls and boys, whether it's export or something else, but you know, proceed their dreams and see that anything is possible if you work hard enough. to anything is possible if you work hard enough-— anything is possible if you work hard enough. to be selected as a rower, hard enough. to be selected as a rower. and _ hard enough. to be selected as a rower. and be — hard enough. to be selected as a rower, and be the _ hard enough. to be selected as a rower, and be the flag _ hard enough. to be selected as a rower, and be the flag bearer, i hard enough. to be selected as a rower, and be the flag bearer, it| hard enough. to be selected as a l rower, and be the flag bearer, it is a sport— rower, and be the flag bearer, it is a sport of— rower, and be the flag bearer, it is a sport of pride, it's not that much money— a sport of pride, it's not that much money it_ a sport of pride, it's not that much money it doesn't create superstars —— superstars, some to be in the front_ —— superstars, some to be in the front of— —— superstars, some to be in the front of the — —— superstars, some to be in the front of the house for the team and to he _ front of the house for the team and to he the _ front of the house for the team and to be the face alongside hannah, i think is_ think is such a phenomenal role, i just hope that it will that a normal kid from a — just hope that it will that a normal kid from a temperance and secondary school 18 _ kid from a temperance and secondary school 18 years later can be depressing that is leading out the team _ depressing that is leading out the team at an games. one man who knows what it's like to carry the british flag at the olympics opening ceremony is andy murray. he had that honour in rio five years ago, where he went on to successfully defend his gold medal in the singles from london 2012. making it three in a row in tokyo is going to be really tough, given his injury stuggles in the past few years but as the double olympic champion's
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been telling our sports editor dan roan — he's still playing with plenty of belief? a lot of the athletes, you know, they have been preparing for this for now five years. you know commit something like that was to happen, i experienced myself, and i was absolutely guided you know and thankfully can i get the opportunity to compete in a grand slam a few months later, but, yeah, if you have been preparing for something for five years, it is brutal, so i think there's a bit of anxiousness. you are obviously _ there's a bit of anxiousness. you are obviously reigning champion from how you rate your chances?— how you rate your chances? probably not as high as we were _ how you rate your chances? probably not as high as we were about four- not as high as we were about four or five years ago and in rio and london, but i'm glad can i prepared as best as i can. i have top draws in the singles and doubles. i think i have a chance can you know, if i
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can get the rebound or two, it will start to feel more comfortable. i've obviously got the expense of playing in the olympics before, which is something i can use to my advantage, and because at the conditions and the quick turnaround time from wimbledon, you know, a lot of the tennis players are not going to be perfect, you perfect, you know, used to these conditions. so hopefully that can help me.— to these conditions. so hopefully that can help me. updates lay some ofthe that can help me. updates lay some of the best players _ that can help me. updates lay some of the best players in _ that can help me. updates lay some of the best players in the _ that can help me. updates lay some of the best players in the world - that can help me. updates lay some of the best players in the world are| of the best players in the world are not here, they decided not to come. there is always the sense that golf and tennis that it doesn't mean as much because it's such a professional sports. much because it's such a professionalsports. it professional sports. it clearly means an awful deal to you, it's the greatest victory of your career in 2012 when he tennis is always been supportive very well by most of the top players, i think, some of the guys at the top— guys at the top they are “ust caettin guys at the top they are “ust getting older. i guys at the top they are “ust getting older, and i guys at the top they are “ust getting older, and they h guys at the top they are just getting older, and they are l guys at the top they are just. getting older, and they are to guys at the top they are just - getting older, and they are to make decisions you know, based on how their body fails, and there has been some injuries and whatnot. again, because of coronavirus, and the procedures in place, just off the back of wimbledon, yeah, there has been more polite than usual. for me,
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i would always recommend any young tennis player coming up that they get the opportunity to come to play in the olympic to take it. so, yeah, i'm happy to be here. staying with the olympics, the men's football tournament got under way earlier the defending champions brazil got their campaign off to a flyer by beating germany 11—2 with everton's richarlison scoring a hattrick inside 30 minutes. he was in the mood for more, he scored a first—half hat trick to put presale 3—0 germany then scored two of their own. this brilliant goal put the results beyond any doubt for presell. —— brazil. and the 2012 champions mexico caused a shock by hammering the world champions france 4—1 in their opening game with sebastian cordova getting his sides second goal. a fan led review of football is going to recommend major changes. it was commisioned by the government
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in the wake of the failed european super league which prompted protests outside several football grounds. the interim findings have been written up in a letter to the government calling for greater fan influence and reform of the fa, premier league and football league. the full report is due in the autumn but the culture secretary says the government won't hesitate to take bold steps where necessary. the fourth women's golf major of the year — the evian championship — is under way today in south—eastern france. cancelled last year because of the pandemic — there are seven british players in the field including he is tied for the lead. she taps six under alongside america's candidates. the best placed brett of the seven involved, she's under par after an opening round of 69.
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well i'm nowjoined by senior writer for golf week beth ann nichols who's been following the opening day. thanks for being with us. this signing, clashing with the olympics, we know england's mel reid decided to miss it to focus on tokyo and she's not the only one — there are several others too? how frustrating has been? there are seven ten 20 — how frustrating has been? there are seven top 20 players and _ how frustrating has been? there are seven top 20 players and all that - seven top 20 players and all that aren't here this weekend. there is just so much going on right now with the protocol is changing and players worrying about quarantines and wanting to make sure that they could travel with their delegation, perhaps, but theirteam, overto tokyo and not get caught up. are some of these players, they wanted to be olympians long before golf was evenin to be olympians long before golf was even in the olympics. theyjust had this dream, and they don't want to jeopardise that in any way, you know, and lexi thompson said with all of this travel going on internationally right now that she wanted to pet her house as a
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priority to make sure that she was in top shape for tokyo. you priority to make sure that she was in top shape for tokyo.— in top shape for tokyo. you are riaht in top shape for tokyo. you are right with _ in top shape for tokyo. you are right with the _ in top shape for tokyo. you are right with the slaves. _ in top shape for tokyo. you are right with the slaves. we - in top shape for tokyo. you are right with the slaves. we have | in top shape for tokyo. you are - right with the slaves. we have been preparing for tokyo, not a ball to be there i there. the players that are there at the top of the leaderboard in particular, joint leaders at the moment, how great it where they are today for radio quiz neck where they are today for radio quiz nec 1 ., ., , . where they are today for radio quiz nec1., . ,, where they are today for radio quiz nec1 ., . ,, ., where they are today for radio quiz nec ., . ,, ., ., neck fantastic. she held out for eaule on neck fantastic. she held out for eagle on her— neck fantastic. she held out for eagle on her opening _ neck fantastic. she held out for eagle on her opening hole, - neck fantastic. she held out for eagle on her opening hole, sol eagle on her opening hole, so she got aft to a rip—roaring start, and that's our best round in a major championship, 65 and she had two opening 68, the one and only time she was ns. that small step up up and made their debut and 2019. so, what this golf course, sometimes ignorance is bliss a little beds, because you can gain a lot of scar tissue at evian, bites, you know, they are both sailing right now. the last eight majors have gone to first—time champions. you can make a case of that happening again.
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absolutely. the women's game has never been so deep globally, and it is notjust that players are winning for the first time, it's that now are winning, you know, sophia popoff comes to mind at the aig women's open, the same events. you know, just a lot of players that are breaking through and becoming cinderella stories and household names in short order, so i wouldn't be surprised at all to see that trend continue to stop quickly, ito talk about a little bit of trouble on the 18th, she was in the water, had to take a shoe off and we are just seeing it now, the ball went backin just seeing it now, the ball went back in again, anyone that plays golf orfine back in again, anyone that plays golf or fine well feel a little bit better watching best. she had to give it another go, and on this attempt at least give it another go, and on this attempt at leas—
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attempt at least two, we are not auoin to attempt at least two, we are not going to see — attempt at least two, we are not going to see it — attempt at least two, we are not going to see it on _ attempt at least two, we are not going to see it on this on. - attempt at least two, we are not going to see it on this on. we i attempt at least two, we are not| going to see it on this on. we are parsing the agony. we've gone slow motion three times on her making that same mistake. she did of course get it onto the green in the end. what did you make of that moment for her right at the end? certainly very rarely that you see her putting her sock and shoe back on, but if anyone can walk away from that and not be too terribly rattled, it is the ultra smooth nb, who i'm sure will have forgotten about it tomorrow. and is really keen to win this championship again, because when she wanted to come it was before she became a major champion, it's the only one she doesn't have. we champion, it's the only one she doesn't have.— doesn't have. we wouldn't put it ast doesn't have. we wouldn't put it past her- we _ doesn't have. we wouldn't put it past her. we will— doesn't have. we wouldn't put it past her. we will have _ doesn't have. we wouldn't put it past her. we will have to - doesn't have. we wouldn't put it| past her. we will have to leave it there for the time, but thank you. two years ago, claire danson, the sister of olympic hockey gold medallist alex, was about to realise a dream of becoming a professional triathlete. but an accident on a training ride changed all that, when she was paralysed. her response to what happened
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has been extraordinary and after finishing second at the british championships she's now targeting a place on the gb team at the 2024 paralympics. before that though, at the start of next month, she's going to attempt to finish the world's longest single day triathlon. this is claire's story.... it was just a very ordinary day. he headed off on my bike, and it was the beginning of what changed my life forever. my name is claire, and i am apparent athletes. i actually was writing about i've written hundreds of times can and i went around a corner, and unfortunately can at the same time, there was a tractor coming in the opposite direction. i punctured both my lungs, i broke all my reds. i broke my left wrist, my right arm was really severely damaged, so i broke
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both of the bones in my right wrist. i broke my elbow, i broke my shoulder, i broke my neck, and i had several breaks down my spine, and the fragments where what severed my spinal cord, so the biggest impact of my injury is that i'm now paralysed from the chest down. the neck my name is allie phillips, and a consultant surgeon at southampton hospital. she a consultant surgeon at southampton hosital. . ., hospital. she had the most significant _ hospital. she had the most significant injuries. - hospital. she had the most - significant injuries. life-changing significant injuries. life—changing pressure. — significant injuries. life—changing pressure, but life—threatening at the time, — pressure, but life—threatening at the time, and after talking to her family. _ the time, and after talking to her family, one of the first things they said was, — family, one of the first things they said was, do you know who claire is quiz neck— said was, do you know who claire is quiz neck and — said was, do you know who claire is quiz neck and what she will want to do after— quiz neck and what she will want to do after this? i knew straightaway, i can't walk, but i'm going to do sports, and i'm
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going to do it to the best i can do it. j going to do it to the best i can do it. ., going to do it to the best i can do it. . ., .. going to do it to the best i can do it. i am the head coach, i mean claire is still _ it. i am the head coach, i mean claire is still claire. _ it. i am the head coach, i mean claire is still claire. so - it. i am the head coach, i mean claire is still claire. so we've i claire is still claire. so we've stilt— claire is still claire. so we've still got _ claire is still claire. so we've still got the _ claire is still claire. so we've still got the same _ claire is still claire. so we'vel still got the same determined person. — still got the same determined person. and _ still got the same determined person, and actually, - still got the same determined person, and actually, even. still got the same determined i person, and actually, even more still got the same determined - person, and actually, even more so now: _ person, and actually, even more so now. the _ person, and actually, even more so now. the sport _ person, and actually, even more so now. the sport is _ person, and actually, even more so now, the sport is so _ person, and actually, even more so now, the sport is so important - person, and actually, even more so now, the sport is so important to. now, the sport is so important to her~ _ now, the sport is so important to her. , . ., ., ., now, the sport is so important to her. , ., ., ., ., her. the second triathlon that i am oaian to her. the second triathlon that i am going to do — her. the second triathlon that i am going to do is _ her. the second triathlon that i am going to do is call _ her. the second triathlon that i am going to do is call the _ her. the second triathlon that i am going to do is call the two - her. the second triathlon that i am going to do is call the two by i her. the second triathlon that i am going to do is call the two by five l going to do is call the two by five triathlon, and it's a five km when followed by 200 climate or bike, followed by 200 climate or bike, followed by 200 climate or bike, followed by a 50 km run, orfor me, a plush. it's a little bit crazy. i'm very aware of that. my friend actually mentioned it to any, and i just strayed away was like, that's what i want to deal. is less than two years since the accident. it is mind blowing the impressive. what mind blowing the impressive. what claire has shown _ mind blowing the impressive. what claire has shown you _ mind blowing the impressive. what claire has shown you can do anything you want to — claire has shown you can do anything you want to do. being in a _ you want to do. being in a wheelchair— you want to do. being in a wheelchair isn't... - you want to do. being in a wheelchair isn't... it's- you want to do. being in a wheelchair isn't... it's not| you want to do. being in a - wheelchair isn't... it's not claire, she happens— wheelchair isn't... it's not claire, she happens to _ wheelchair isn't... it's not claire, she happens to use _ wheelchair isn't... it's not claire, she happens to use a _ wheelchair isn't... it's not claire, | she happens to use a wheelchair, wheelchair isn't... it's not claire, i she happens to use a wheelchair, but that doesn't — she happens to use a wheelchair, but that doesn't define _ she happens to use a wheelchair, but that doesn't define her, _ she happens to use a wheelchair, but that doesn't define her, and - she happens to use a wheelchair, but that doesn't define her, and that i she happens to use a wheelchair, but that doesn't define her, and that is i that doesn't define her, and that is really— that doesn't define her, and that is really powerfut _ that doesn't define her, and that is really powerful. it's _ that doesn't define her, and that is really powerful-— really powerful. it's the one time where i feel— really powerful. it's the one time where i feel my _ really powerful. it's the one time where i feel my chair _ really powerful. it's the one time where i feel my chair is - really powerful. it's the one time where i feel my chair is not i
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really powerful. it's the one time where i feel my chair is not even | where i feel my chair is not even acknowledged. i'm doing sport like everybody else, and it gives me a sense of capability rather than, like, in ability. i would absolutely love to be able to be at a point where there is a potential for me to go to the paralympics. obviously, and i had, i believe i can train hard enough and keep going until i am that enough. the ultimate goal is to do that, to get to paris in 202a. some cricket to bring you before we go, the women's 100 made some cricket to bring you before we go, the women's100 made its debut at of all, they beat manchester originals happy about tonight. it's that you're not their men sides on a hot evening in south london. originals won the toss, they chose to ball, the invincible side currently 119—4 from 35, you can watch that life now on bbc two, follow it on the website as well. there's plenty of reaction to the league world cup where australia and new zealand have had to pull out, but from me and that team, that it's all for now. good night.
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hello. up until last saturday, northern ireland hadn't recorded a temperature above 31 degrees, but now it's happened three times in less than a week. 31.4 celsius recorded this afternoon, that is provisionally a new record temperature for northern ireland. northern ireland will be one of the slowest places to cool down. this extreme heat warning from the met office for parts of england and wales expires at midnight. the win for northern ireland continues on into tomorrow. certainly very warm and muggy overnight, low cloud rolling again across eastern scotland. through the dissenter about, affecting eastern parts of england as wealth and attending to bring back towards the coast during tomorrow. sunny spells for many can adjust the out isolated thunderstorms, but the wind starting to strengthen down towards the south, and it is going to be cooler across some southeastern parts, just 23 celsius in london. the highest
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temperatures out west, northern ireland could get to 29—30 celsius. things will change into the weekend. it turns clipper all of us, largely dry towards the uk, but very wet at times further south and east.
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hello, i'm ros atkins, this is outside source. it's less than 24 hours until tokyo's delayed olympic games gets under way. it comes as the city battles its highest number of coronavirus cases since january. norway marks the tenth anniversary of the killing of 77 people by a neo—nazi. record number of people have been pinged by the nhs app in england and the and businesses are saying there could be shortages.
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