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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  August 7, 2022 7:30pm-7:46pm BST

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hello, this is bbc news. the headlines: palestinian islamichhad has confirmed a gaza truce deal with israel. it follows two days of violence, the worst between israel and gaza for a year. militants fired rockets towards jerusalem today after a second commander was killed in an israeli air strike. the two conservative party leadership contenders vying to be 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.
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a bbc news investigation reveals dozens of english councils have cutback 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. welcome to sportsday. i'mjane dougall live from birmingham, on the busiest day of the commonwealth games. 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.
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and in the last few moments, laura muir has become commonwealth champion for scotland in the 1500 metres. elation for england hockey — their first ever gold after victory over australia. away from the games... erik ten hag's first premier league game in charge of manchester united ends in defeat. and it's a brilliant debut from haaland as man city start their title defence with a win.
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hello, and welcome to day ten at the commonwealth games. what a fantastic day it has been so far. 45 gold medals available. several of them still to be won. but the home nations have really shone in the boxing ring. 16 boxing finals today and an impressive 15 involving england, scotland, northern ireland or wales. let's start with rosie eccles, who has become only the second welsh woman to win commonwealth boxing gold after she took 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. a great day for northern ireland in the ring. dylan eagleson beat ghana's abraham mensah
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to win bantamweight gold. jude gallagher won without stepping into the ring — 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. ijust i just wanted that gold ijust wanted that gold medal so bad, the last few months have been hard work so it's good to get the gold. gold too for samuel hickey who beat callum peters of australia by a split decision in the middleweight division. scotland have already had their most successful commonwalth games, outside of glasgow 2014. two more boxing golds followed as sean lazzerini beat wales�* taylor bevan in the light heavyweight final and reese lynch got a closely—fought win over mauritius�* louis richarno colin.
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and england won their first boxing gold thanks to lewis williams. he was given a unanimous decision win over his samoan opponent in the men's heavyweight final. in the last few minutes, scotland's laura muir has won 1500 metres gold. muir ran clear of northern ireland's ciara mageean who finished second, and jemma reekie of scotland who took the bronze mendal. it's scotland's 12th gold medal of the games — the same amount they won in melbourne in 2006. but a fantastic run from laura muir. she has wanted this for a long time and adds to her 800 metre bronze medal that she won a few days ago. the england women's hockey team took gold after beating australia in the final. there was also a thrilling
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gold for the england men's 4x 100 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. anna boran 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
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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 0huruogu, sister of former olympic champion christine, 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 ran out of steam just before the line. having to settle for second. 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. and we can speak to the bello brothers now. it was an incredible atmosphere over at the beach volleyball, wasn't it?
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honestly it was unbelievable, the feeling and having everybody that supports us, ourfamily and feeling and having everybody that supports us, our family and friends and people we train with either in the stands were watching on tv all at once and it was really special to share that moment with them and over 4000 people in the stadium, really special and we're really proud and grateful that we got to live that moment. ., , , ., , , moment. the atmosphere has been fantastic, moment. the atmosphere has been fantastic. can _ moment. the atmosphere has been fantastic, can you _ moment. the atmosphere has been fantastic, can you explain _ moment. the atmosphere has been fantastic, can you explain how- moment. the atmosphere has been fantastic, can you explain how that| fantastic, can you explain how that help you? fantastic, can you explain how that hel ou? . ., ., .,, help you? the crowd over the last ten da s help you? the crowd over the last ten days has _ help you? the crowd over the last ten days has been _ help you? the crowd over the last ten days has been incredible, - help you? the crowd over the last| ten days has been incredible, they were _ ten days has been incredible, they were cheering so loudly i don't think_ were cheering so loudly i don't think we — were cheering so loudly i don't think we could get this middle without— think we could get this middle without them, especially in that quarter— without them, especially in that quarter final against cambria they came _ quarter final against cambria they came through for us and we managed to get— came through for us and we managed to get out— came through for us and we managed to get out to the semifinal and end a bronze _ to get out to the semifinal and end a bronze medal —— against gambia. and when— a bronze medal —— against gambia. and when the first medal for england so we _ and when the first medal for england so we are _ and when the first medal for england so we are so thankful. sifter and when the first medal for england so we are so thankful.— so we are so thankful. after you beat the rwandans _
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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's pascal gross who is there! this was the midfielder�*s fourth against united and he 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. team talk delivered and the deficit halved, team talk delivered and the deficit halved, a corner saw the seagulls flappiug 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.
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i'm aware of it before 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. in sharp contrast they are city rivals won in their first match. 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, they now have one of the most prolific strikers in recent times in their armoury and erling haaland wasted no time making his presence felt, winning a penalty after being found by alphonse arreola and then scoring. the home
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side improved after half—time but kevin de bruyne it has the power to unlock and heat released erling haaland to his second. there was to be to no hat—trick but city and haaland have laid down a marker to their rivals straight away. haaland was pleased with how it all went. i tried to go out and enjoy the beautiful game. it was my dream when i was young to live for this and play this every week and it's about enjoying it. i'm surrounded with amazing players and we have to build on that and become even better, it's early in the season and we have to get in shape and everything. good stuff. in the scottish premiership, livingston beat dundee united 1—0
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and it finished 1—1 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, where we are approaching the end of the women's open in muirfield in scotland. south africa's ashleigh buhai looked to have one hand on her maiden major title but a triple bogey seven at the 15th saw her three—shot lead at the top eroded and she now finds herself on the last in a share of the lead with korea's chun in—gee who is in the clubhouse at ten under.
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been a fantastic day so far here in birmingham. just time for a quick look at the medal table. australia still top of the standings, they've been there right from the start of the games — they've won a huge 63 gold medals so far. but hosts england are doing their best to catch up. 54 golds for england — including that brilliant victory for the women's hockey team. scotland have had a brilliant games, they are sixth in the table, laura muir adding another gold in the last half an hour. northern ireland havejumped up to ninth after a fantastic day in the boxing. and wales are in tenth place. that's all from sportsday. coming up now is click.
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