tv Sportsday BBC News August 7, 2022 6:30pm-6:46pm BST
technique, confidence, and size of the wave. sounds to me like a bit of a shaggy dog tale. now it's time for a look at the weather with darren bett. hello there. once again, it has been a dry day for the vast majority of the uk and it will stay that way in the next few days at least. we're going to find a bit more cloud across scotland and some rain approaching the far north—west later tonight, but otherwise with clear skies and light winds temperatures will fall away to around 11 or 12 degrees. there are some much warmer nights to come later in the week as temperatures continue to climb. but it's a dry story for most of us again on monday, the rain again is in the highlands and islands where it's been for the past few weeks. elsewhere, dry. nothing more than some fair weather cloud. many places, blue skies, light winds. it will be a little bit cooler, probably, around some coastal areas with some sea breezes,
but temperatures continuing to rise inland, getting close to 30 degrees in the london area on monday afternoon. temperatures will continue to climb through the rest of the week, particularly across england and wales. heatwave conditions developing in many places here, and by friday we could be hitting 36 degrees in the south.
hello, this is bbc news. i'm shaun ley. the headlines: rockets have been fired into israeli territory — as the islamichhad group responded to israeli air strikes. israel says it killed two commanders after what it called an immediate threat. six palestinian children are among the dead in gaza. israel's now reported to have agreed to a truce. the two conservative party leadership contenders vying the next prime minister outline how they plan to help people cope with the rising cost of living. but former prime minister gordon brown says much more action is needed. archie battersbee�*s family call for an inquiry into his care — a day after he died following the withdrawal of life support. a bbc news investigation reveals dozens of english councils have cut back on holiday food vouchers for children on free school meals. and 72 artefacts forcibly removed from benin city during a british military incursion in 1897 will be returned to nigeria by a london museum.
thanks for your company this afternoon. chris rogers will be here from 7pm. i will be back tomorrow afternoon. now on bbc news, it's time for sportsday. welcome to sportsday. i'mjane dougall live from birmingham, on the busiest day of the commonwealth games. elation for england hockey — their first ever gold after victory over australia. and the men's 4x100 team successfully defend their title with a convincing win the relay. plus, an incredible day at the boxing —
four golds for northern ireland and three for scotland including dylan eagleson coming from behind to win bantamweight gold. away from the games... erik ten hag's first premier league game in charge of manchester united ends in defeat. but it's a brilliant debut from haaland as man city start their title defence with a win. hello and welcome. what a great day at the games, 45 gold medals available. several of them still to be won.
the england women's hockey team has taken one of them, beating australia in the final. there was also a thrilling gold for the england men's 4x100 metre relay, plus a first ever medal in the beach volleyball with the bello twins winning bronze. jo currie has a round—up of the action so far. four years ago it was england's netballers who stole the show at the commonwealth games on the gold coast. today it was the turn of the women's hockey team to light up birmingham. the team's first ever commonwealth gold medal came after a 2—0 win over australia. goals from holly hunt and tess howard securing the victory and a place in history. elsewhere on the penultimate day of the games, there were 44 other gold medals up for grabs, with 15 of them coming on the athletics track. having won the men's 4x100 metres four years ago, england's sights are set firmly on defending their title, and they did it in some style, finishing well clear of trinidad
and tobago, to the joy of the birmingham crowd. brings it home. in the women's race, england followed up the men by claiming silver behind nigeria, cheered on by their biggest supporter. it's the first race he's actually seen me watch live, so it wasjust great that we can come out here today and get a medal. and, you know, like when i got pregnant, a lot of people were saying that i wouldn't be back and whatnot. but when you have a baby, doesn't mean you're going to stop. victoria ohoragu, sister of former olympic champion kristine, took another silver for england in the women's 400 metres, with team—mate jody williams securing bronze, whilst mathew hudson smith led the field for the majority of the men's race. but run out of steam just before the line. having to settle for second here at the end. it's finals day in the boxing and with 16 gold medals
and england have their first ever commonwealth beach volleyball medal. twins javier and joaquin bello cruised to a historic triumph, taking victory in the bronze medal match to give the birmingham crowd a moment they've never seen before and may never see again. lovely that they went over to cuddle their mum. there was no medal of any colour for england's cricketers after they were hammered in the t20 bronze medal match by new zealand. after posting just 110 for nine in their 20 overs, it always looked to be well below par. sophie devine struck an unbeaten half century as the white ferns eased home with more than eight overs to spare. it's australia against india in the final and look at this, radha yadav showing some excellent awareness to get australian captain meg lanning out at the non—strikers end. australia have set india a target of 162 to win the gold medal and you can watch it live on the bbc sport website. england's netball team will also leave the commonwealth games without a medal after missing out on bronze against new zealand. the defending champions were beaten 55—48 by the silver ferns,
despite beating them by ten goals when the two met in the group stage. the roses fought back in the final quarter but couldn't overcome earlier errors which saw them lose their grip on the game. australia and jamaica play for the gold medal later. england coachjess thirlby was optimistic about the future. there is a lot of positives to come from theirs. with exposed people to their first commonwealth games, we have an exciting group of players in our programme who haven't even made this 12 who i'm sure you will see at the world cup next year so there is a lot to be proud but we want to confirm that with results on the court and we did some good stuff leading into the tournament, we did some brilliant stuff but when it mattered most we have fallen short. plenty more action from the commonwealth games including a dramatic finish in the men's road race where wales�* geraint thomas
made an audacious break for victory with a mile to go, but couldn't quite hang on... after three and a half hours of dramatic racing around warwick it came down to a sprint finish with new zealand's aaron gate claiming his fourth gold of the games ahead of south africa's daryl impey. scotland's finn crockett claimed bronze by half a wheel's length. scotland's neah evans finished second in the women's road race behind australia's georgia baker. evans — who put a career as a vet on hold to concentrate on cycling — won two medals on the track at the games too. there was further success for england in the table tennis as the hosts added to their tally. the duo of paul drinkhall and liam pitchford saw off india, winning 3—2, to retain the title they won on the gold coast back in 2018 against the very same opponents.
joshua stacey has become wales�* first commonwealth games para table tennis champion. he beat australia's lin ma in the final of the men's classes 8—10 singles. stacey said he'd celebrate by calling his nan. 0n him. —— good on him. i6 boxing finals today. 15 involving home nations fighters. rosie eccles became only the second welsh woman to win commonwealth boxing gold after she won the light middlewight title. the 26—year—old beat australia's kaye scott, forcing two standing counts with the referee calling it in the second round. i cannot believe it, to be honest, last commonwealth games i thought i deserved it and i had delivered that forfour deserved it and i had delivered that for four years and deserved it and i had delivered that forfour years and i deserved it and i had delivered that for four years and i thought i deserved it and i had delivered that forfour years and i thought i don't want it to be the judges and i
forfour years and i thought i don't want it to be thejudges and i had the best advice for my team, i just went and did a properjob, i bought twice before and it's gone the distance so to get it over the second round like that, i'm just over the moon, man. second round like that, i'm just overthe moon, man. i second round like that, i'm “ust over the moon, mamﬁ second round like that, i'm “ust over the moon, man. i don't blame her. a great day for northern ireland in the ring. dylan eagleson beat ghana's abraham mensah to win bantamweight gold. jude gallagher won without stepping into the ring after his opponent was declared unfit for their featherweight final. aidan walsh won the light middleweight final and amy broadhurst claimed gold in women's light welterweight. scotland's samuel hickey beat callum peters of australia by a split decision in the middleweight division. another soon followed for scotland with sean lazzerini beating wales�* taylor bevan in the light heavyweight final. it means this is scotland�*s most successful commonwalth games, outside of glasgow 2014.
let�*s ta ke let�*s take you away from a very noisy victoria square and away from the commonwealth games for a moment. erik ten hag�*s first game in charge of manchester united in the premier league ended in defeat — beaten 2—i at home by brighton. matt graveling was watching. another season, another man in charge. erik ten hag became the eighth boss in the nine years since alex ferguson. can he finally unite united? his starting 11 had no number seven, christian ronaldo on the bench. exactly three months ago, brighton put four past manchester united. the south coast side started strongly again. it is pascal gross who is there! this was the midfielder�*s fourth against united comedy did not have to wait too long for his fifth. brighton fans were in a frenzy, erik ten hag now well aware
of the challenge at hand. delivered and the deficit halved, before alexis mcallister turned it into his own net. heads in hands, the home fans watched as brighton held on for their first win at old trafford. no equaliser in fergie time for erik ten hag. we will see how much time he is given to try to make united tick. manager ten hag says there is a huge task ahead. i�*m aware of it be for and it doesn�*t change this game. it�*s a hell of a job and we have to work hard, we have to analyse and learn the lessons and then we have to move forward. new signing erling haaland fired manchester city to victory
on his premier league debut with two goals in a 2—0 win at west ham. adam cottier has more. in the last two seasons, nobody has managed to burst manchester city�*s bubble. going for a third top flight title in a row, they now have one of the most prolific strikers of recent times in their armoury. and erling haaland wasted no time in making his presence felt on his premier league debut, winning a penalty after being fouled by west ham alphose areola — and then scoring. west ham improved after half—time but kevin de bruyne has the power to unlock — and that he did, releasing haaland for his second, to the delight of alfie haaland. the striker�*s father and family were watching on with pride. there was to be to no hat—trick but city and haaland have laid down a marker to their rivals straight away. (elsewhere — brentford came from behind to earn an impressive point at leicester city.
josh da silva with the equaliser four minutes from time. in the scottish premiership, livingston beat dundee united 1—0 and it finished i—i between hearts and hibs. hearts had taken the lead through lawrence shankland and looked set to hold on for a win, but a late goal from the returning martin boyle grabbed a point for hibs. boyle�*s move to easter road was only finalised at 11pm on saturday, and boss leejohnson said it was a risk to play him for so long in the game, but they got their reward late on. to some golf, because it�*s the final day of the women�*s open in muirfield in scotland. where south africa�*s ashleigh buhai is closing in on a maiden major title. the 33—year—old overnight leader has seen her gap at the top cut from five to three shots but is still in a commanding position withjust a few holes remaining. let�*s have a quick look at some of the other stories making the sports news today.
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