that report by the bbc�*s alan yentob. time for a look at the weather here's louise lear. thanks george, i could do with a magic wand to change the weather story, we are all going a bit stir crazy with the cloud cover at the moment, and there is more to come as we go through the night tonight and into tomorrow. quite a lot of cloud tonight, they can afford drizzle across the north and the west, it is going to be a murky start as well generally, and temperatures bearing up, into the mid teens, so a mild start, but another grey one once again, bits and pieces of brighter, sunnier moments coming through before we see scattered showers coming from the west. tomorrow it really is going to be a messy picture to tell, temperatures peaking at 13—21 degrees, still down
on where they should be for this time of year. as we move into friday, it looks likely to be a decent day, yes, a weather front waiting in the winds to come in, but it will bring outbreaks of rain gradually from the west. i of it, drier, brighter moments, and potentially warmer weather to go with it, highs of 23—24, that is 75 fahrenheit. that leads us into the weekend, warmer weather developing across central and eastern areas, but unfortunately it could turn pretty wet, maybe even thundery as well. the best of the weather through central and eastern england, the weather front continuing to move in from the west, and because the winds are quite light, it could be slow moving, so 18—19 , but if we get that sunshine and the weather front stays to the west, we could see a high of 26 degrees somewhere in the south—east. it is not going to last, as the weather front bums
into that warm air, it will trigger sharp, thundery, slow—moving showers for sunday. that's all from the bbc news at six, so it's goodbye from me, and on bbc one we nowjoin the bbc�*s news teams where you are. hello and welcome to sportsday — i'm gavin ramjaun. harry kane when i feature after speculation over his future continues to build. the japanese formula i grand prix is cancelled due to covid—i9 concerns. and will have the latest from tennis, andy murray is trying to make the third round. also coming up in the programme. can they tame them? the women's open and now the most lucrative championship in the
women's game. hello there, and welcome along to sportsday. a pleasure to have you as always. it's been one of the transfer sagas of the summer — will harry kane leave tottenham for manchester city, kane wasnt�* named in the squad for the europa conference club say he was given an extended break — after going all the way to the final a container that he is better, a container that he is better, he a container that he is better, he has his fitness, he is better, he has his fitness, he is better, he has his fitness, he's getting better each day. he's going to work today, tomorrow and he's going to join the
group on friday. the decision, will be made. well, our reporter alex howell was on that press conference with nuno — and we catch up with him now. there is a bit of uncertainty around him. can we see in that squad, don't going to be sure if it's even going to be a tottenham shirt.- going to be sure if it's even going to be a tottenham shirt. people are auoin to to be a tottenham shirt. people are going to keep _ to be a tottenham shirt. people are going to keep speaking _ to be a tottenham shirt. people are going to keep speaking about - to be a tottenham shirt. people are going to keep speaking about harry| going to keep speaking about harry kane the longer he is out of the tottenham team and with the statements that he releases and the things of the manager is saying, in the press conference, it's going to get more and more confusing too. he said he is not going to travel to portugal, but he could not confirm whether or not he was going to play on sunday and he is training at the training ground trying to improve his fitness but it all boils down to
this gentleman's agreement that he believes he has with tottenham chairman and that is what it comes down to. that is where the confusion is. it is whether they can agree deal. is. it is whether they can agree deal . is. it is whether they can agree deal. . , ., ., deal. the deal will be going on behind the _ deal. the deal will be going on behind the scenes _ deal. the deal will be going on behind the scenes and - deal. the deal will be going on behind the scenes and we - deal. the deal will be going on | behind the scenes and we shall deal. the deal will be going on - behind the scenes and we shall see what happens and more transfer news, very close to bringing them back to the side and with the spear will this be a step in the right direction? i will this be a step in the right direction?— direction? i believe it will for arsenal to — direction? i believe it will for arsenal to see _ direction? i believe it will for arsenal to see how- direction? i believe it will for arsenal to see how they - direction? i believe it will for| arsenal to see how they have direction? i believe it will for - arsenal to see how they have a loss on the opening day and as you mentioned there, from real madrid and arsenal in the second half of last season and played 14 times with them and giving them more options and the areas of the pitch in midfield and all players like to
play in and it might be slightly tricky and he hasjust play in and it might be slightly tricky and he has just been given the level ten area but they can play together and it would definitely be good for arsenal fans and against chelsea fans but the crucial thing is, if they want him available for that, he has to be registered by 12 o'clock on friday and has to be done otherwise it will not be able to pick him and that starting 11. and last — most certainly not least — cristiano ronaldo — perhaps feeling slightly left out of the transfer talk, being eclipsed by his great rival lionel messi. he's come out and criticised media reports linking him away from juventus. calling out a lot of �*disrespect�* he says on social media. but are the rumours going away? it seems to be fuelling the fire. is it seems to be fuelling the fire. is a classic example of using lots of words but not sing too much at all. and it's not often either that you
get a manager of real madrid tweeting out against a transfer rumoured that we saw saying that he is looking to the future and although she respects with rinaldo has done, he is not the place he was looking to sign. but he is not going away. in a window, we have seen messy moves from barcelona to psg, move in front million pounds to manchester city and going for near hundred pounds and will be crazy to say and rule anything out of this transfer window this massive deals. thank you very much. so still plenty of time left in the transfer window for clubs to get business done. one of the biggest money moves so far has been romelu lukaku — the belgian left italian champions inter milan for chelsea. for 97 and a half million pounds. in his first press conference since re—joining the club — he's says he comes back a better player and is raring to go. it is good to be back, obviously.
you fight as a footballer to achieve your dreams and i'm here now and i can't wait to be on the pitch and perform with my team—mates. it doesn't feel new because a lot of the players are from before and i really have a relationship most of the players and i'm really happy to be here and it is up to us to prepare as a team to keep on winning and going forward. i've learned much more about myself, setting higher standards for myself in the game is much more difficult much tighter space, more technical and tactical. it is help me a lot and the english game is different and it's nothing new, it'sjust getting back game is different and it's nothing new, it's just getting back here and adapting to my team—mates and whatever game plan that the coach as, i can adapt myself and help the team. celtic are in europa league qualifying action later this evening. they face az alkmaar in around an hour's time, in the first leg of their tie.
the eventual winners go through to the group stage, losers play in the new conference league. and the celtic boss is wary of his opponents, who lost their opening game in the dutch league. i thought we played one game and we did not win and so they'll be disappointed with that want to bounce back straightaway. the cloud. it might be the only place to hide in the park is to come up and show up in the park is to come up and show up for the game and i have to feel it will be a bit of a cracking game. and there's qualfying for the women's champions league today too. arsenal have already played, they hammered kazakh side okz—hetpes. 4—0 the score from this afternoon. new signings nikkita parris and mana iwabuchi among the goals. glasgow won earlier, 3—0 against birkirkara of malta. and celtic are in action against spain's levante. still to come on sportsday. lucky to be alive — let alone playing premier league football, the verdict on wolves striker rauljimenez after suffering a fractured skull last season. he says he never doubted he'd be back.
i never thought about the playing. there was a chance of that, but i was always confident that i was going to return. england have rung the changes for the third test against india which starts at headingly next week, following their defeat at lords which left them 1—0 down in the series. yorkshire batsman dawid malan has been recalled to the squad. he's been a mainstay of the t20 side but last featured in test cricket during the 2018 season against india. meanwhile dom sibley has been dropped. his highest score in four innings against india in the current series was 28. zak crawley is also out of the 15 man squad. it's another double header in the hundred today. the men have just got under way but in the women's match london spirit beat welsh fire by seven wickets. heather knight sealed the win with a four. spirit could have made it into the eliminators had they made 96 off 41 balls but struggled initially to get the runs in, and had to settle for the match. fire finish bottom of the table.
)the afghanistan cricket board has told the bbc it expects the incoming taliban authorities to block plans to create a national women's team. twenty five female cricketers were awarded contracts in november 2020. the international cricket council requires its 12 full members — of which afghanistan is one — to have a national women's team. welcome along, thanks forjoining us. the tokyo paralympics start on tuesday without any competitors from afghanistan. the country was due to send two athletes — including zakia khudadadi in taekwando who was set to become the first afghan woman to take part — but they've been unable to travel. now khudadadi has made a video appealing for help so she can go to the games: translation: iisa i is a female of the paralympic committee with all of the struggles i have been through, i am currently imprisoned inside the house. i cannot even go outside around this house with confidence and aft of security just to house with confidence and aft of securityjust to buy house with confidence and aft of security just to buy a few things myself, to train to check out anyone
else's or for anyone to check that i am not left out of the competition and might competition area has been completely captured by the and i reside with the extended family members in kabul who do not have enough food to feed their own children and i am an additional burden on them. a request from you all that i am an afghan woman and is representative of afghan women, i ask you to help me. my intention is to participate in the 2020 paralympic games, please hold my hand and help me. reacting to that video — the president of the international paralympic committee says it was hard for him to watch: it was devastating. it broke my heart. but we tried to do and tried to achieve in the paralympic games and make a world where everyone is included and of course, we are about
diversity and we see it as a strength and not as a weakness and by seeing what is happening in afghanistan in terms of intolerance and shattering the dreams of one of our athletes, and shattering the dreams of one of ourathletes, it and shattering the dreams of one of our athletes, it is really sad. formula one resumes after it's summer break, with the belgian grand prix this weekend, but the ongoing fallout from coronavirus continues to hamper the sport. the japanese grand prix at suzuka has been cancelled after talks between fi and the promoters. a finalised calendar is expected in the coming weeks. our fi reporterjennie gow, said the government was left with no choice, despite hosting the olympics and upcoming paralympics next week. yeah, it's a funny when we think about how many athletes of taken part in what is been a very successful olympics will going to do the paralympics but it's a very different event for formula i which is seen as a private event and the circuit, the promoter and the governor and the government has been the one who has stepped in and set they have wanted to cancel the race
this season. so very difficult but it's just the level of complexity that all of the travel involved in formula i, the logistics that we have seen for this call quite early. and the decision has been made to cancel it and they have to work hard to refigure the calendar. i5 cancel it and they have to work hard to refigure the calendar. is it cancel it and they have to work hard to refigure the calendar.— to refigure the calendar. is it any ossibili to refigure the calendar. is it any possibility that _ to refigure the calendar. is it any possibility that it _ to refigure the calendar. is it any possibility that it might - to refigure the calendar. is it any possibility that it might affect - possibility that it might affect their ability to host formula i races in the future of? i their ability to host formula 1 races in the future of? i don't think s0- _ races in the future of? i don't think so. suzuka _ races in the future of? i don't think so. suzuka is _ races in the future of? i don't think so. suzuka is one - races in the future of? i don't think so. suzuka is one of - races in the future of? i don'tj think so. suzuka is one of the races in the future of? i don't - think so. suzuka is one of the most loved circuits in the driving community and it does feel like no other race on the calendar. they have had their contract extended earlier this year until the end of 2024 and so i think when things get back to whatever normality will be in the future, we will go back to japan, it'sjust a shame it in the future, we will go back to japan, it's just a shame it cannot be this year as the japanese manufacturer steps away from the sport at the end of the season, they were very much looking forward to
having that last hurrah and maybe even a race there with them driving the red bull which is powered but not to be, unfortunately. hind not to be, unfortunately. and formulae _ not to be, unfortunately. and formulae e-commerce - not to be, unfortunately. and formulae e—commerce that a surprise? we did speak to the new formula each champion who drives for mercedes and they want to focus more formula i in formula i and maybe it goes a bit against the grain of what they're saying to do with electric powered vehicles. . , ~ , ., ., vehicles. yeah, things like you to sunpress. — vehicles. yeah, things like you to sunpress. add — vehicles. yeah, things like you to suppress, add to _ vehicles. yeah, things like you to suppress, add to this _ vehicles. yeah, things like you to suppress, add to this weekend i vehicles. yeah, things like you to l suppress, add to this weekend with the season finale, nick did a fantasticjob from her mercedes and they had the deal already done but that walkway from the sport and that focus for technology and electrical vehicles through formula i rather than formula e, it is the likes of bmw and audi at the sport at the end of the current season. but this?