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france and england fans show their unity before their international friendly match in paris and less than three weeks before wimbledon, rafael nadal pulls out of the warm up tournament at queen's. hello and welcome to the programme where we start with cricket and with the icc champions trophy has reached the business end of the tournament. it's semi—final time as england take on pakistan on wednesday before india face bangladesh on thursday. the hosts though are expected to make a change at the top of the order for their match in cardiff with openerjason roy likely to be dropped. our sports correspondentjoe wilson is in the welsh capital assessing all the talking points. england come back to cardiff and beat them but perfect? well, there is always room for improvement and we sort jason roy fielding on the boundary during pratt is. players walloping balls towards him. england
will name their team the day before the match but if best comes in, brawdy would back him. jonny ba i rstow brawdy would back him. jonny bairstow was the next man in line and he is a fine batsmen. what he does exceptionally well is he wants to prove everybody wrong the whole time. it has been a huge attribute in him scoring runs and certainly in one ball cricket. when he got back into the test team he has been exceptional. while opening the batting is an entirely different ball game, that was a warning for jonny bairstow. the pakistan coach was in good form at the media conference. he is taking more chill pills to deal with the more unpredictable pakistan. they were shambolic against india but they improve to get to the semi—final.
shambolic against india but they improve to get to the semi-final. we know that realistically england are playing unbelievably well. they are a really good one—day unit without apparent weaknesses. we sat down and had picked debrief yesterday, we stressed that we need to play out this game and if we play our best game we can put them under pressure. a lot of talk about thousands of empty seats or the match mainly because indian fans had purchased tickets just in case india were to play here therefore they would not turn up because it is india versus pakistan stop the icc has said they have had 3000 tickets reposted for fans. they are extending the deadline for supporters to do that you'll meet night tuesday local time. they are doing all they can to make sure there is an atmosphere here to match the occasion.
syria have kept their hopes of world cup qualification alive after a 2—2 draw with china in group a of asian qualifying. they scored a stoppage time equaliser through ahmad al salih with the match being played in malaysia due to the civil war in syria. the result leaves china bottom of the group with two matches remaining and although mathematically possible, highly unlikely that they'll claim a play off spot. translation: i am translation: iam not translation: i am not at all happy with the outcome of the match. it is a pity not to get the three points. we did very well. we played a good first up and a great second half and we re first up and a great second half and were unlucky to concede a goal. at first the referees gathered to us and then he changed his mind and i shall like he did that. china are bottom because also in group a — 2022 world cup hosts qatar have stunned south korea beating them 3—2 in doha. hassan al haidos with the winner 16 minutes from the end there were also a host
of international friendlies being played on tuesday and one of those was in paris between france and england, where the home fans stood as one with england after both countries have been hit by terrorist attacks in the past two years. players and fans observed a minute of silence in an emotional show of support for the victims of the recent attacks in manchester and london while france has also been hit by attacks, notably paris in november 2015 and in nice lastjuly. 0n the pitch france scored a winner through 0usmane dembele in the 78th minute despite having raphael varane sent offjust after half time, whilejorge sampaoli's second game in charge of argentina ended with another victory, this time a 6—0 thumping of singapore and for more on all the results head to bbc.com/sport one man who was an unused substitute in that game for france was antoine griezmann who's signed a one—year contract extension with atletico madrid.
the france forward, who had been linked with a move to manchester united, is now tied to the spanish side until 2022. roberto mancini, was officially presented as coach of russian premier league side zenit st petersburg on tuesday. the former inter and manchester city coach hasjoined them on an initial three—year contract with zenit finishing third last season the real madrid and portugalforward cristiano ronaldo has been accused of a 16 and a half million dollar tax evasion through offshore companies. the portuguese footballer, who is the world's highest paid athlete according to forbes magazine is accused of four crimes against the spanish between 2011 and 2014 having evaded paying tax on image rights via two companies based in the british virgin islands and ireland. 0ur sports correspondent alex capstick has more. cristiano ronaldo is accused of
under declaring money by setting up shell companies in the british virgin islands and in ireland between 2011 and 2013. around $30 million was declared when the true amount was 38 million dollars. also he refused to declare a payment from a club. he's not the first high—profile football in spain to come under the tax authority scrutiny. lionel messi was found guilty also. $4 million for him. his father sentenced to 21 months in prison. in spain because it is not a violent crime, thatjail sentence was suspended. an agent iplayer also agreed to a suspended one—year suspended jail term. after being
accused of fraud. rafael nadal has withdrawn from next week's aegon championships at the queen's club in london after taking his doctors advice to rest. the 31 year old won a 10th roland garros crown on sunday after titles in monte carlo, barcelona and madrid over the past two months and apologised to the fans saying "i have decided my body needs to rest if i am going to be ready to play wimbledon. sorry to all the great fans in britain and to the tournament organisers. " victory for new zealand in rugby union after super rugby franchise the highlanders beat the british and irish lions 23—22 in dunedin. marty banks kicked a penalty in the 74th minute which gave the highlanders victory. it's the lions second defeat of this tour — they play the maori all blacks next up this saturday and then one further warm up match before the opening test of the series against the all blacks on saturday 24th ofjune i would say that there were a string of too many penalties that we gave away. they forced them out of us but
we could look at them and think they we re we could look at them and think they were avoidable and that is probably what hurt us most. the second golf major of the year, the us open, starts in wisconsin on thursday. the erin hills course has never hosted a professional tournament while the weather and length of the course has kept the players focused. spain's sergio garcia won the year's opening major and a first of his career when he claimed the masters at augusta national in april, and he's keen on adding to that triumph. i guess the guy that wins the masters every year has the potential of doing that and it is something nice to have the possibility of doing but we all know how difficult it is so ijust want doing but we all know how difficult it is so i just want to doing but we all know how difficult it is so ijust want to go one tournament at a time and give my best this week and hopefully by sunday night we can keep having that talk. rory mcilroy is frustrated the
course has been changed. he's chasing a fifth major title.|j course has been changed. he's chasing a fifth major title. i have had a few weeks off to try and breast this injury that i have had all year but i feel good. i mean, i have played over the past ten days nine rounds of golf and i feel really good and as long as i manage my practice and hitting a lot of balls i totally fine to play and do not feel it at all. it is about managing the practice load which is not a bad thing which means i can go out and play. i have had it a few events to my schedule. the icc semi—final gets under way in about 8.5 hours. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — that's bbc.com/sport.
but from me and the rest of the sport today team, goodbye. hello, there. the middle of the week is going to bring a peak in the temperatures. you could describe it as very warm across many parts of the country. especially across southern areas of england and wales you could describe it as hot. some sunny spells around, but that's not quite the case everywhere because on the satellite picture you can see the cloud that's been rolling in from the atlantic. this will be clipping into northern ireland and western scotland. so here there will be more cloud through the day and it will be breezy. some splashes of rain at times, especially to the far north—west. there could be the odd shower in the afternoon in england and wales. further south, long spells of sunshine and that's where we will have the highest temperatures. for the middle part of wednesday afternoon, maybe the odd shower over northern england, but 24 degrees in leeds and manchester. towards the south—east,
lots of sunshine and easily up to 27—28. always a little bit cooler towards the coast. we could have 18 degrees in plymouth. fine and sunny across the south—west of england and much of wales. there could be the odd shower, especially over high ground. the vast majority staying dry. cooler towards the coast. for northern ireland there will be more cloud, but the day is by no means a washout. a lot of dry weather, mainly mpatchy rain into the north—west. more rain in the northern and western parts of scotland. for eastern scotland there should be some sunshine and a fair degree of warmth as well. through wednesday night it will turn quite muggy across eastern areas. the humid air still in place. temperatures not dropping far. 0ut west, a change. the ban deep of rain working through northern ireland
and into scotland, wales. this is associated with a cold front and as that moves in from the west on thursday it will start to introduce cooler and fresher aironce again. still a pretty warm day in east anglia and the south—east, with some humidity holding on. but as the weather front continues to move eastwards it will sweep the real heat and humidity away. temperatures in most places on thursday afternoon about 16—19 degrees. there will be sunshine, but there will also be hefty showers across parts of the north—west. then we'll have some showers again on friday, especially in parts of wales, northern ireland, western scotland. some drier and brighter weather further east. still up to 23 degrees in the south—east and into the weekend it looks like the heat and humidity will return in the south. always cooler further north, with a little bit of rain. welcome to bbc news, broadcasting to viewers in north america and around the globe. my name is mike embley. our top stories: "detestable lies." donald trump's attorney—general denies claims he colluded with russia in the us presidential election. i have never met with or had any conversations with any russians
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