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the fourth women's major of the year — the evian championship — is decided by a dramatic playoff. and the pheonix rise from the flames in the hundred — as they secure their first win of the tournament. good evening welcome to sportsday, after another action—packed day from tokyo. simone biles, ashleigh barty and adam peaty, some of the games�* biggest stars were competiting today with 18 golds up for grabs, but we're going to start with taekwondo because team gb have theirfirst silver medal of the games. bradley sinden taking it, on a mixed day for british taekwondo, as two—time champion jade jones
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was knocked out in the first round. our olympics reporter nick hope has more from tokyo. what a day of drama we've had, and that tae kwon do we have here in tokyo. we are expecting and hoping it would be another success forjade jones, unfortunately, the loss that we will hear more about later meant she wasn't up on the olympic podium, but there was still success of our british fighter today in the form of bradley who took home olympic silver in his debut. after powering for his first two fights, he became a reigning on the champion in the semi finals coming into the final as the favourite. the 19—year—old fighter from his back was considered a rank outside at the start of the day, but then defeated the world number one. it was a phenomenal battle between the pair, he was the one who took victory 34—29. send an pretty hard on himself afterwards when i spoke to and following the final. i on himself afterwards when i spoke to and following the final.— to and following the final. i think i was lucky _ to and following the final. i think i was lucky with _ to and following the final. i think i was lucky with a _ to and following the final. i think i was lucky with a few _ to and following the final. i think i was lucky with a few things, - to and following the final. i think| i was lucky with a few things, but that is_ i was lucky with a few things, but
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that is tae — i was lucky with a few things, but that is tae kwon do. you have to go up that is tae kwon do. you have to go up what _ that is tae kwon do. you have to go up what scores are on the system, and i_ up what scores are on the system, and i didn't, — up what scores are on the system, and i didn't, there was where i didnt— and i didn't, there was where i didn't make mistakes and let him come _ didn't make mistakes and let him come back— didn't make mistakes and let him come back you've got to apply that for him _ come back you've got to apply that for him he — come back you've got to apply that for him. he got me straightaway from it. for him. he got me straightaway from it well_ for him. he got me straightaway from it. well done to him. you'll see me again— it. well done to him. you'll see me again in_ it. well done to him. you'll see me again in paris. as it. well done to him. you'll see me again in paria— it. well done to him. you'll see me again in paris. as mentioned before, tears rather — again in paris. as mentioned before, tears rather than _ again in paris. as mentioned before, tears rather than the _ again in paris. as mentioned before, tears rather than the traditional- tears rather than the traditional train forjayjones as she suffered a shock defeat in the opening round. london 2012 in rio 2016 champion looked well short of her best in that opening fight against the olympic refugee fighter. now, jones's opponent did win bronze in the last olympics, there was a fight of our pedigree, but understandably, jones was devastated after her 16—12 loss. i jones was devastated after her 16-12 loss. , , ., ., . loss. i just figured i put too much ressure loss. i just figured i put too much pressure on _ loss. i just figured i put too much pressure on myself. _ loss. i just figured i put too much pressure on myself. coming - loss. i just figured i put too much pressure on myself. coming out i loss. i just figured i put too much i pressure on myself. coming out was hired ifelt pressure on myself. coming out was hired i felt scared, pressure on myself. coming out was hired ifelt scared, ifelt, pressure on myself. coming out was hired i felt scared, i felt, just too much pressure, and then the whole tournament has just been obviously different to what i'm used
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to. i'm used to having my family there, so when i am scared coming out, just then cheering for me gives me that extra push to go for it. so ijust me that extra push to go for it. so i just kind me that extra push to go for it. so ijust kind of got trapped in that fear mode today, so, just obviously devastated i think i could have done more, but i gave it my best under those circumstances, just obviously guided and wish i could've brought back the gold for everyone at home. jayjones isn't rolling out a return to paris 2024, but for now, she will turn into gp —— gb cheerleader, who takes to the mat tomorrow, and then returned to the heavyweights, both have strong chances. so a bit of a mixed day for team gb in the taekwondo, well i'm delighted to say that i'm joined now by lutalo muhammed — two—time olympic medallist. lets start with bradley sinden, lutalo — he was clearly disappointed losing in the gold medalfight — but still, a brilliant achievment? he was here all the housemates to.
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an amazing achievement. to come to yourfirst olympics at an amazing achievement. to come to your first olympics at 22 years old and to accomplish us silver medal is outstanding. he will be disappointed because he's a champion the reigning world champion, and he knows his pedigree. however, ithink world champion, and he knows his pedigree. however, i think he will learn a lot from this and he will go on and be even better and more deadly, so the rest of that division better watch out, because i think you will cook up a storm next time. he looked great throughout the tournament today, as a man who knows how it feels to lose that final at the olympics. he still wins the silver but missed out on the gold. what are these next few days and weeks like to put yourself back up and compete once again?- weeks like to put yourself back up and compete once again? bradley is extremely mentally _ and compete once again? bradley is extremely mentally strong. - and compete once again? bradley is. extremely mentally strong. however, he is human like the rest of us. i'm sure he's going to have a difficult time processing that tonight, maybe even tomorrow, i was this close to becoming olympic champion. this is what he's dreamed about since he was
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a little boy, however, i think as time goes on, he will think amino west, this is a very positive results can and i can go from here. jayjones, of course, was one of the faces of team gb heading into the games, to tie melinda gold medallist, didn't go her way today, and she mentioned the lack of fans, much do you think that affected her crazy i think it affected her tremendously. someone who drives off that pressure, the positive pressure seeing a packed arena, her granddad, her mum, herfamily there. she is such a home girl, she is a really family person, so i think it affected her a lot. she even said in herfair —— post fight affected her a lot. she even said in her fair —— post fight interview that she felt scared going out, but she said she always says like that but you can the better granddad and kind of internalise that fear and turnit kind of internalise that fear and turn it in detail, you know, that fighter that she didn't see her granddad in the crowd to date, she didn't see anyone in the crowd when i think she kinda felt like she was alone out there. also, this is the first olympics that she is really coming to where, honestly, she has
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had a lot of the lime light on her. leo and rund neck london, she's not under the radar this time— under the radar this time everyone who she was _ under the radar this time everyone who she was canaveral— under the radar this time everyone who she was canaveral and - under the radar this time everyone who she was canaveral and was . who she was canaveral and was expecting three in a row. i think that pressure was just a little bit too much for her, but i want to make a clear, this doesn't make any difference to her legacy, she is still the greatest athlete that's ever come through the doors at gb tae kwon do, and i actually believe she will process this, take some time off and i think she will be back. . �* , ., ., , ., ., back. that's what i was going to ask. back. that's what i was going to ask- what _ back. that's what i was going to ask- what do — back. that's what i was going to ask. what do you _ back. that's what i was going to ask. what do you think - back. that's what i was going to ask. what do you think is - back. that's what i was going to ask. what do you think is next | back. that's what i was going to i ask. what do you think is next for her? three years, of course, until paris, do you think she will be there? i paris, do you think she will be there? ~ , , there? i think she will be there. u on there? i think she will be there. upon reflection, _ there? i think she will be there. upon reflection, the _ there? i think she will be there. upon reflection, the fact - there? i think she will be there. upon reflection, the fact that i there? i think she will be there. upon reflection, the fact that a | upon reflection, the fact that a refugee athlete who has no country to call her home can come to an event like this and immediately face a double olympic champion, a legend in the sport, winning and even go on and take a metal home after everything she's been through, i think thatjust kind of captures the olympic spirit, and i hope that will give jade some warm feeling that it
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wasn't all for nothing. i’m give jade some warm feeling that it wasn't all for nothing.— wasn't all for nothing. i'm sure it wasn't. wasn't all for nothing. i'm sure it wasn't- and _ wasn't all for nothing. i'm sure it wasn't. and of _ wasn't all for nothing. i'm sure it wasn't. and of course, _ wasn't all for nothing. i'm sure it wasn't. and of course, few - wasn't all for nothing. i'm sure it wasn't. and of course, few more | wasn't all for nothing. i'm sure it - wasn't. and of course, few more busy days to come in the tae kwon do. you're going to have a few busy days commentating on it, but what can british fans look forward to? at there be more metals? absolutely. we have learned — there be more metals? absolutely. we have learned williams _ there be more metals? absolutely. we have learned williams on _ there be more metals? absolutely. we have learned williams on tomorrow, i have learned williams on tomorrow, another one of our young athletes, double european champion she is one of the absolute best in the world. on her day, can she become an all? absolutely. and then as nick said earlier, in the last day, the heavyweights. we have mohamed show, heavyweights. we have mohamed show, he is going to be hoping it's chow time on tuesday, and he is one of the quickest most dynamic had rates in the world, he absolutely can win gold, and of course, the main event, the pay time world champion, on the big medallist last time, part—time european champion, she has wanted so many times literally, this is the only thing she hasn't won, everything is been coming towards this moment, and i really think we could be seeing an olympic champion over these next few days,
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absolutely. b. over these next few days, absolutely.— over these next few days, absolutely. over these next few days, absolutel. �* ., ., , ., absolutely. a lot of people are lookin: absolutely. a lot of people are looking forward _ absolutely. a lot of people are looking forward to _ absolutely. a lot of people are looking forward to seeing - absolutely. a lot of people are looking forward to seeing herl absolutely. a lot of people are l looking forward to seeing her in action, but in the piece from nick we sawjust before, we saw how upset she was with jayjones being knocked out today. of course, they are such great friends and have been for many years. how do you think that will affect her going into her competition?— affect her going into her cometition? ., ., , , competition? her relationship with jade, the competition? her relationship with jade. they are _ competition? her relationship with jade, they are like _ competition? her relationship with jade, they are like sisters. - competition? her relationship with jade, they are like sisters. they i competition? her relationship with j jade, they are like sisters. they do absolutely everything to get a commit a train together, they trained together, i think it will affect her because she's human. she will have seen her friend lose, that's going to hurt her, however, i'm glad she's got a few days before she can compete. she can process this, and i thinkjade will help her say, let them it's not about me any more, it's all about you, go on into focus and get that gold medal that you have been chasing her whole career. �* , ., , you have been chasing her whole career. 2 .,, . you have been chasing her whole career. �*, .,, ., ., you have been chasing her whole career. �*, ., ., ., career. let's hope all. you have ke -t career. let's hope all. you have kept across _ career. let's hope all. you have kept across all _ career. let's hope all. you have kept across all of _ career. let's hope all. you have kept across all of it _ career. let's hope all. you have kept across all of it there i career. let's hope all. you have kept across all of it there for i career. let's hope all. you have| kept across all of it there for us, thank you very much.— kept across all of it there for us, thank you very much. well the first gb medal came in the women'sjudo. chelsea giles taking bronze in the women's 52 kilogram category. and a few hours after, she told me
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it was onlyjust sinking in. to start with him it was a lot of shock. i was very, very happy, and now i'm a little tired. i’m shock. i was very, very happy, and now i'm a little tired.— now i'm a little tired. i'm sure you are, very — now i'm a little tired. i'm sure you are, very busy _ now i'm a little tired. i'm sure you are, very busy day, _ now i'm a little tired. i'm sure you are, very busy day, did _ now i'm a little tired. i'm sure you are, very busy day, did you - now i'm a little tired. i'm sure you| are, very busy day, did you realise that you're going to be the fairest medallist for team gb when you are not metalneck and much of an honour as that? . .., not metalneck and much of an honour as that? . .. ., ' as that? yeah, when i came off the mat, it got — as that? yeah, when i came off the mat, it got mentioned _ as that? yeah, when i came off the mat, it got mentioned to _ as that? yeah, when i came off the mat, it got mentioned to me and l as that? yeah, when i came off the i mat, it got mentioned to me and that just made a little bit more special. it's been difficult to get out here and to come away with a metal, and for it to be the first for a team gb is really special.— is really special. talk as to that last bout- _ is really special. talk as to that last bout. the _ is really special. talk as to that last bout. the biggest - is really special. talk as to that last bout. the biggest stage i is really special. talk as to that last bout. the biggest stage of| is really special. talk as to that i last bout. the biggest stage of all, but you lookjust last bout. the biggest stage of all, but you look just so composed last bout. the biggest stage of all, but you lookjust so composed out there. we but you look 'ust so composed out there. ~ . .,. but you look 'ust so composed out there. ~ . ., ., there. we had each other at the world championships, - there. we had each other at the world championships, so i- there. we had each other at the| world championships, so i knew there. we had each other at the i world championships, so i knew what i needed to do, ijust needed to keep a calm head and stick to the
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plan. he keep a calm head and stick to the lan, . ., , keep a calm head and stick to the lan. . . , ., keep a calm head and stick to the - ian. . ., , ., ., plan. he certainly did that. how did it fail then to _ plan. he certainly did that. how did it fail then to put _ plan. he certainly did that. how did it fail then to put that _ plan. he certainly did that. how did it fail then to put that met - plan. he certainly did that. how did it fail then to put that met all- it fail then to put that met all around your neck for the first time? it was really special, and you're standing on a podium full of athletes which inspire me, they are so talented, it was quite special, yeah, i didn't know how to act when i actually got the metal. it was all a bit overwhelming. i i actually got the metal. it was all a bit overwhelming.— a bit overwhelming. i can see you have it around _ a bit overwhelming. i can see you have it around your— a bit overwhelming. i can see you have it around your neck- a bit overwhelming. i can see you have it around your neck now, i have it around your neck now, we've not had a chance of grace to ask what this metal is like for a british athlete. but as i file? how heavyis british athlete. but as i file? how heavy is that? it’s british athlete. but as i file? how heavy is that?— heavy is that? it's actually quite hea , heavy is that? it's actually quite heavy, but _ heavy is that? it's actually quite heavy, but it — heavy is that? it's actually quite heavy, but it is _ heavy is that? it's actually quite heavy, but it is very, _ heavy is that? it's actually quite heavy, but it is very, very i heavy is that? it's actually quite heavy, but it is very, very nice. | heavy, but it is very, very nice. brilliant to have, yeah, what an incredible achievement. and having had a chance to speak to your family there? where all watching back home? yeah, a few of them wear around a family members they all cheering me on. i managed to have a quick phone
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call with some of them. i phone got passed around the house and everyone was really happy for me. i’m passed around the house and everyone was really happy for me.— was really happy for me. i'm sure they wear- _ was really happy for me. i'm sure they wear- a _ was really happy for me. i'm sure they wear. a brilliant _ was really happy for me. i'm sure i they wear. a brilliant achievement. finally, what are you going to do next? of christ, with covid restrictions things are bit different. can you still stay around and support the rest of the team? you are actually meant to leave within 48 hours, but because i am aware my partner for one of my team—mates i get to stay a little bit longer, and i can support a few more of the team, which i'm really looking forward to.— looking forward to. hopefully she can en'o looking forward to. hopefully she can enjoy that — looking forward to. hopefully she can enjoy that momentum - looking forward to. hopefully she can enjoy that momentum for- looking forward to. hopefully she can enjoy that momentum for as | looking forward to. hopefully she i can enjoy that momentum for as long as possible. that was chelsie giles speaking to me a little bit earlier. so those are the headlines for team gb, but there were plenty of other brits in action in tokyo on day two, as well as some big upsets including one in the women's cycling road race — that's where nick parrott starts his round up, of some of the best of the action from day two.
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in the heat and humidity injapan, cycling is one of the toughest disciplines, pulling off one of the biggest shocks in olympic history left her like this. she hasn't been part of a professional team for four years and was making her olympic debut. outside the sport, the 30—year—old is a mathematician, and her calculations were perfect. she broke free with 25 miles to go and stayed clear to in austria's first olympic cycling metal in 125 years, and first called in any event since 2004. so great was her advantage that the dutch writer thought she'd won, when in fact, she came second. britain's lizzie who won silver in london and was fit in your rio could only manage 11 play. london and was fit in your rio could only manage it play-— only manage 11 play. unfortunately, only manage 11 play. unfortunately, on my own, — only manage 11 play. unfortunately, on my own, but _ only manage 11 play. unfortunately, on my own, but also _ only manage 11 play. unfortunately, on my own, but also marked, i only manage 11 play. unfortunately, on my own, but also marked, and l only manage 11 play. unfortunately, on my own, but also marked, and i | on my own, but also marked, and i didn't have that freedom to write as a seller writer, so tactically, i
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think i did the right thing, just didn't go my way. think i did the right thing, 'ust didn't go my way.i think i did the right thing, 'ust didn't go my way. there was history made and surprises _ didn't go my way. there was history made and surprises in _ didn't go my way. there was history made and surprises in the _ didn't go my way. there was history| made and surprises in the swimming 12. australia broke the world record as they won the women's hundred metres freestyle relay for the third olympics in a row. while two museum teenager went from slowest qualifier to winner and the names 400 metres freestyle. britain's max litchfield narrowly missed making the podium for the second games in a row. chae scalise, shimon of america first goal games in the 400 metre individual medley. world record holder adam pd remains unclear as to become the first british swimmer to retain an olympic title as he breezed into tomorrow's 100 metre breast out final. breezed into tomorrow's100 metre breast out final.— breast out final. then takes his e es breast out final. then takes his eyes about _ breast out final. then takes his eyes about racing. _ breast out final. then takes his eyes about racing. it's - breast out final. then takes his eyes about racing. it's never. breast out final. then takes his i eyes about racing. it's never about the time, you know, and the best racer in the world, i i'm looking forward to it.— racer in the world, i i'm looking forwardtoit. ,, .. ,, ,, ,, forward to it. success keeps coming forward to it. success keeps coming forja an. forward to it. success keeps coming forjapan- they _ forward to it. success keeps coming forjapan. they secured _ forward to it. success keeps coming forjapan. they secured their - forward to it. success keeps coming forjapan. they secured their first i forjapan. they secured their first swimming gold in the women's 400
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metre medley. world champion added skateboarding's first olympic title to his list of achievements, helping to his list of achievements, helping to keep the hosts second in the metal table. to keep the hosts second in the metaltable. nick to keep the hosts second in the metal table. nick parrott, to keep the hosts second in the metaltable. nick parrott, bbc to keep the hosts second in the metal table. nick parrott, bbc news. so at the end of day two we can take a look at the latest medals table from tokyo and china are out in front with six golds, just one more than hosts tokyo, who've had a brilliant start to their home games. usa in third with 4 golds and team gb at the moment, 19th, with a silver and a bronze. still to come on sportsday... they were one of the stories from rio 5 years ago. we'll tell you how the women's hockey team started the defence of their title. and it was oval invicibles against rivals london spirit, but who took the bragging rights in their first hundred meet—up.
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now, to tennis where unfortunately, two—time, men's gold medallist andy murray has been forced to withdraw from the men's singles with a thigh strain. he is going to continue in the doubles though. liam broady did advance in the singles for team gb. and he wasn't the only big name to make an exit today. world number one ash barty — who won the the wimbledon title jsut a matter of weeks ago — is out — beaten by spain's sara sorr—ibes tormo in straight sets. it's the biggest win of the spaniards�* career. a huge upset, that one. but there were no problems for the home favourite, and second seed, naomi osaka. she eased past china's sai—sai zheng in straight sets — winning 6—1, 6—4. welljust like naomi oasaka, gymnast simone biles is one of the faces of the these games. the american is widely regarded as the greatest gymnast of all time, she got her olympics underway to do
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along with the british women's team, but biles didn't have things all her own way. john watson has more from the ariake gymnastics centre. it's been a good day for the british women in qualification about their place in a team final here on tuesday. amelie morgan, alice kinsella and the sisters putting in some brilliant performances which sees them returning here to that team final on tuesday. the sisters as well really impressive performance is on the floor today. jessica especially who has booked her place in the floor final to come, combining those brilliant routines with so much artistry. they just underline how much those two left to perform, and we saw that in abundance today. simone biles, of course, an action for the first time alongside her usa team—mates at this olympics, looking to build on that success, of course from rio, but signs perhaps that this usa women's team aren't going to have it all their own way in the team final, they are hoping to win what will be
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a third gold medal and consecutive on the big games committee qualified behind the russian team to me have to say, though, she looks brilliant once again on the vault and we know, of course is welcome to the success that she's had in the all—around competition she's not been beaten all around final for some nine years, and as we know involved as well, she has a move, doesn't she come if she is to land that in the final, then it would be named after her. itjust goes to show how she is continuing to redefine what is capable, really, in that sport. it's been a fascinating opening day, certainly for women's qualification. all eyes on that gb team who will return for the team final, and of course, on simone biles as well, as she looks to build on that brilliant hall the last time out at the rio olympics, five metals to her name, four of them gold can as she continues to make what is seemingly impossible possible. john watson reporting there. now 5 years ago, i'm sure you'll remember the british women's hockey team winning a remarkable gold medal in rio.
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they got the defence of their title underway in the early hours of this morning in tokyo, but, asjium lumsden reports, it wasnt the ideal start. the night they won her first ever olympic gold has become sporting folklore, more than 9 million people were tuned in to watch the victory over the netherlands in rio, even the ten o'clock news was delayed. that evening seems a long time ago with british fortune since waning will stop several big names now departed. today, the defence of their title began with a match against germany. britain promptly tore into them and very nearly went ahead at after less than a minute. the pressure continued and told with two minutes left in the first quarter of penalty corner, finished off by sarahjones. quarter of penalty corner, finished off by sarah jones.— off by sarah jones. she's been the busiest player— off by sarah jones. she's been the busiest player on _ off by sarah jones. she's been the busiest player on the _ off by sarah jones. she's been the busiest player on the field, - off by sarah jones. she's been the busiest player on the field, as i off by sarah jones. she's been the busiest player on the field, as she j busiest player on the field, as she gets her first busiest player on the field, as she gets herfirst olympic busiest player on the field, as she gets her first olympic goal. the 2016 bronze _ gets her first olympic goal. the 2016 bronze medallist were to dry level in the second quarter, a german stickjudged to have been
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impeded, penalty stroke ordered, victoria hoosier sent mattie the wrong way. more of the same followed in the same quarter, and charlotte made to the germans. after such a promising start, britain subsequently created little and drifted to defeat, a disappointing start to their tokyo campaign. next up, on monday morning meeting with south africa, a team they will be expected to beat. jium lumsden, bbc news. so they'll be straight back in action, but they will have to win that one, well, there's been loads going on, on day two, here's some more of the headlines from tokyo. two—time gold medallist charlotte doojardin got the defence of her dressage title underway, and she cruised into wednesday's individual final with a brilliant performance on her new horse gio on his olympic debut. a big shock in the basketball — the world's number one side — the usa — beaten in theirfirst match of the men's competiiton
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by france — 83—76. the defeat ends the usa's 25—match unbeaten run at the olympics — a run stretching back to 2004. and there's been two big withdrawals from the men's golf competition, american bryson dechambeau and the world number one jon rahm are both out — after testing positive for covid—19. the men's golf event begins on wednesday night — uk time. well we're going to move away from the olympics now, but stick with golf, because minjee lee is the new evian champion. the australian beatjong—un lee six in a playoff, to win herfirst major title in france. lee started the final round 7 shots off the lead, but forced her way into the playoff after a brilliant 64 — craig templeton reports.
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crystal clear water is at lake geneva, where she started the day of five shots clear in search of some major silver, the number in her name is because there are five other of her namesake onto her. here's how she stands out to. but sunday's championship golf is never easy, and she drops three shots in the next four holes. that's opened the door for the chasing pack, the first to step through it. the australian was ten shots behind coming into the weekend, she now had the clubhouse lead. lee sex wasn't quite done though and birdied the final hole to force a player. remember those crystal clear water is? well, they were about to be disturbed and take lee sex's with them. that's left her with the shortest of pipes or victory, she was the biggest comeback win in women's major
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history. it's lee who takes the tournament silver, next step, tokyo in the hope of gold. craig templeton, bbc news. in scotland, st mirren have booked their place in the second round of the league cup — after maintaining their 100 per cent start to the tournament. they made it 4 wins from 4 in the group stages — after beating partick thistle 2—0. captainjoe shaugnessey with their second. the win also means they'll be one of the seeded teams in the second round. the birmingham phoenix men are trying to make it two wins from two in the hundred right now, they're up against the manchester originals. meanwhile, the birmingham phoenix women's team have got their first win of the tournament. batting first, they set the originals 114 to win. despite it being a low score, the originals couldn't get close — finishing on 93—8 from their 100 balls. it's really important for us to get the first win on the board, there are a few runs late, but we made up
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of that with how the whole team has bold, everything was exceptional, rail team performance. elsewhere, the oval invincibles have made it two wins from two. they set london spirit 133 to win after their innings, and the spirit fell 15 runs short. dane van niekerk with 3 wickets to restrict the spirit to 117 for 7. the same fixture in the men's tournament was abandoned because of rain. for a second successive day, there's been a british winner at the london e—prix — as alex lynn claimed his first formula e victory. the win was not without controversy though — as lucas di grassi won the race on the track — but was disqualified on the final lap, after failing to serve a time penalty. that meant lynn was promoted from second place to win his first victory. and at the fifth time of asking, britain's cameron norrie has won his first atp singles title. he beat american brandon nakashima in straight sets in the final of the los cabos open in mexico —
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his fourth final of the season. norrie, who will rise to 12th in the world rankings, didn't drop a set in the tournament which he chose to play in, instead of representing team gb at the olympics. really in great form. that's where we are going to end, because we're going to turn to tokyo, where a second olympic cauldron has gone on display at the waterfront. with the stadium and other venues closed to the public, this will give fans a chance to see the olympic flame up close and soak up some olympic atmosphere. the cauldron runs on hydrogen fuel and will remain there until the end of the games. and there's not long to wait now before the action from day three in tokyo gets under way, coverage starts on bbc one at 25—past ten this evening — withjonny brownlee and alex yee going for team gb in the triathlon, with an early morning start in japan. jonny won bronze in london and silver in rio, his brother alistair isn't there this time
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so can he go one better. 10:30 uk time that race starts. and then at 3am — it's the peaty time, he goes in the final of the men's 100 metre breastroke, as he looks to become the first brit to successfully defend a swimming title at an olympics. and then another olympic veteran tom daley is in action in the men's synchronised, ten—metre platform with his diving partner matty lee. set your alarm for seven o'clock in the morning for that one. but if you cant wait for that and want more from day two today at the games is on bbc one, at 7:30. and of course the bbc sport website will have even more for you, but that's all from sportsday after another busy day from tokyo — have a very good night.
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hello. like yesterday, some of us are seeing blue skies and sunshine today but, for others, we've got torrential rain and thunderstorms. it's all down to this area of low pressure. it's going to be with us for much of the week ahead, and it's been generating frequent showers and thunderstorms through parts of east anglia, south—east england, central and southern england. we now have an amber warning from the met office for thunderstorms across london and the home counties through this evening. so further torrential rain, gusty winds and also hail as well. this is what's been happening over the last few hours. so you can see how these showers have been developing in a line from east anglia all the way down to the south coast. those red and yellow colours there indicating the lightning strikes. we're going to keep those going as we head through this evening. now, slowly overnight, they will start to lose some of their energy and pull away, but likely to keep going for much
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of the night across the far south—east of england. elsewhere, more mist and low cloud pushing in from the north—east, also some mist and low cloud across northern ireland, but, elsewhere, some clearer skies, and it's another mild if not muggy night with lows between 11—16 celsius. for most of us tomorrow, we get off to a mainly dry start, some mist and low cloud across eastern coasts and northern ireland, but also some spells of sunshine, but it won't be long before thunderstorms get going, and they're going to be somewhat hit and miss, almost anywhere could see them tomorrow, but also some warm spells of sunshine in between. warmer than it's been over the weekend across central and southern england with temperatures here around 25—26 celsius. but more showers gathering in the west, and that's a sign of things to come as we head into tuesday because this area of low pressure is still the dominant feature. also, we've got these showers pushing their way eastwards, merging to give a longer spell of rain. so it's a very messy picture on tuesday, always going to be hit and miss with these showers, but it's likely they will merge to give longer spells of rain and, where we get them, we will also see some thunder and lightning as well, so a tricky day on tuesday,
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frequent showers around, and temperatures not much higher than 17—21 celsius — much closer to average than what we saw last week. through wednesday and thursday, this area of low pressure begins to deepen. the isobars come closer together, so we will see a strengthening breeze through the middle part of the week, further frequent showers as well, but actually looking a little bit drierfor some areas towards the end of the week, but certainly cooler than it has been.
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