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' way successfully negotiate their way through the final dash to the final. and the fastest man in the well this year is from kenya this year. some 20,000 members of the public came to the. not bad for a man who battled injuries over the last two years. and here's the image we've all be waiting for. katarina johnson—thompson with that gold medal in her hands. after breaking the british record to win the heptathlon in style yesterday. she picked up her medal this evening. this is herfourth world championships, and she'd failed to medal at any of the previous events. so, a huge moment for kjt who i'm sure won't be letting that go any time soon. just 12 months ago, they were battling to avoid relegation. but tonight salford red devils have made it through to the super league grand final
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after stunning five—time champions wigan warriors. they beat them 28—4 to set up a meeting wtih st helens at old trafford next week. joe lynskey was watching. this is the miracle at the red devils, the tears ofjoy for one of this year's great underdogs. they we re this year's great underdogs. they were nearly regulated last year and now they are one match away from the super league title. even arriving there they were outsiders but these are the playoffs where it means more. they had won all four meetings this year, but now salford worked out how to get through. the opener made them start to believe. and in the second half, he was under the post but facing a wall. he made a dent, just enough to make the ball brush the line. waken where being pushed off home turf by the neighbours and for then it is a
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season neighbours and for then it is a season that has fallen apart. salford has one of the lowest budgets in the league and here they we re budgets in the league and here they were supercharged. the grand finals at old trafford and you can almost see it from salford plus background, some might have thought they would never get there but next weekend it will feel like home. on to the rugby world cup injapan and for england, their biggest test of the tournament so far. they face argentina in tokyo tomorrow and despite having never lost to them at a world cup, boss eddiejones says they'll need to be at the top of their game to beat them. our correspondent andy swiss reports. with all 31 players available for selection, he opted for a team that began the opening game against tonga and the only change is one coming and the only change is one coming andi and the only change is one coming and i had of courtney lawes meaning the captain owen farrell once again sta rts the captain owen farrell once again starts at centre with george ford at fly half. it also means thatjoe
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marler keeps his place in the front i’ow. marler keeps his place in the front row. another who has recovered from a hamstring injury starting on the bench. alongsidejack nowell who has recovered from an ankle injury. eddiejones team have at times in the build—up to this world cup seen something other work in progress but he now believes england have found a winning form. we've worked hard on creating training situations to equip the players. the players have worked hard off the field. to handle situations well. like anything, it is a bit like a tea bag, isn't it? you don't know how good it is until you put it in the hot water. eddiejones was very emotional at the press conference following the news of the death of one of his own rugby heroes, jeff sayle, who coached jones when he was a player at the australian side randwick and achieved a huge amount of success there. jones said he wouldn't be where he was without him
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so an emotional day for eddiejones. he'll now hope is england team can rise to their biggest challenge this world cup so far against argentina here in tokyo on saturday. reporting from tokyo, thank you. and there's live commentary of england against argentina on bbc radio 5 live — coverage is from 8am, the match gets underway at 9. get the cattle on. there was one match in the tournament today and it was a convincing win for south africa, beating italy by 49—3 to take a huge step towards the quarter—finals. they ran in seven tries, cheslin colby getting two of them. that ensured a bonus point for south africa. italy were reduced to 1a men for most of the second half after andrea lovotti was sent off for a dangerous tackle, dropping duane vermuelen on his head. the win took south africa above italy to the top of their pool,
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and the italians' hopes of progressing now rest on beating new zealand for the first time. exeter recorded a bonus point win at worcester in the premiership rugby cup. tom howe ran in a hat—trick of tries for the hosts, but it wasn't enough as exeter came from behind to win by 311—19 at sixways. it sees them replace worcester at the top of pool three. leinster claimed their second consecutive pro14 bonus—point win against a threadbare ospreys side. ronan kelleher was the star of the show for the irish, the hooker scoring a hat—trick of tries as they thrashed the welsh side by 53—5. scarlets held off a late fightback from glasgow warriors to win 25—21 at scotstoun. they were leading 25—9, but the hosts ran in two tries to set up a nervy finish. the welsh side held on though to claim their second win of the season.
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the weekend's football action started tonight at the st andrews where birmingham city beat struggling middlesborough 2—1. teenager odin bailey got the winner with his first goal for the club in the 90th minute. the win sees birmingham jump to 12th in the table while boro stay in 20th, just four points off the drop zone. plenty of prmeier league action tomorrow ahead of the international break next week and for brendan rogers, well it'll be a return to some familiar ground as the former liverpool boss heads to anfield, this time heading up third—placed leicester city. liverpool are unbeaten in the league, but rogers has been praised for his side's form so far this season. rogers admits he has fond memories of his time at liverpool and the experience helped develop his skills. i'm looking forward to going back. had the great privilege of managing one of the iconic clubs in the world.
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such a good place for me to learn it liverpool and like i said, i have not been back since i left as manager. i'm looking forward to seeing good friends there and like i say looking forward to the game. once my time was finished there, there was no bitterness. i was really so happy for the opportunity. it gave me great strength and it gave me an edge to move forward in my management career which is what i needed. england's women play brazil this weekend in a sold out fixture at the riverside, but phil neville has had some squad problems to contend with as chelsea's fran kirby and manchester united's abbie mcmanus have both withdrawn and returned to their clubs. jo currie is in middlesbrough for us. for many of the lionesses, the trip back here to the north—east is a bit of a homecoming. in fact, seven of phil neville's england squad will be hoping to be picked for this friendly
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against brazil tomorrow actually come from this area including steph houghton. i caught up with england captain earlier. she and her team prepare for this match which was played down the road at the riverside stadium. despite the fact that the ground will be full of friends and family, they will be no time for nostalgia. that is because england haven't won in the last four matches. something steph orton said she and the rest of the team are determined to put right and in front of what is going to be a sell—out crowd. hopefully these people that have come and bought tickets, we've got a sell—out stadium, they can really get behind us and push us on. for us as players we are determined to put on a good performance and show what we are really about. it is going to be a tough game but i think when we play in these high—pressure environments it really does bring the best out on us. the crowd could be in for a treat tomorrow. england and brazil fans tomorrow will be hoping to get a glimpse of marta, widely regarded as one of the greatest women players
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ever to play the game. after brazil in middlesbrough tomorrow, they fly off to lisbon where they will face portugal on tuesday. good news, both matches live across the bbc tomorrow, england versus brazil, is at 12:16. before we go, let's just get the latest from the men's 20k race walk at the world athletics championships. great britain's tom bosworth and callum wilkinson are there competing at the moment. bosworth looking to put his 2017 performance behind him when he was disqualified for technique infractions. at the moment toshikazu yamanishi leads in 4a:06 by 17 seconds. callum wilkinson ninth in 41129 and tom bosworth14th. you can follow that race and all the action on the bbc sport website.
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that's all from sportsday. we'll have more sport throughout the weekend. good night. hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers will be bringing us tomorrow. with me are kevin schofield, editor of politicshome, and the columnist for the new european, and playwright, bonnie greer. many of tomorrow's front pages are already in. let's start with the guardian, and it leads with the news that prince harry has begun legal action against the owners of the sun


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