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going out with a bang. lord's hadn't seen anything like this before.notjust the music and the fireworks. but — after two centuries — the hundred became the first female domestic final held at the home of cricket. the oval invincibles were put in to bat by favourites southern brave who dominated the group stage. dane van niekerk soon found her range —she top scored with 26. marizanne kapp matched van niekerk�*s score — her late blows lifted the invincibles to 121—6.dani wyatt came out arms whirring to begin the chase. but the invincibles had kapp in hand.
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wyatt soon walking back — out for a duck. sophia dunkley followed a few balls later and then gaby lewis as well. kapp removing the first three batters. the invincibles score being made to look impossible. fortune favours the brave, so they say, but this was just reckless. maria bouchier run out racing for a quick single. it didn't get any better. m for 6 at one stage and the game over as a contest. the brave or bowled out forjust 73 as kapp finished in style. henge the brave or bowled out for “ust 73 as kapp finished in style. have seen it throughout _ as kapp finished in style. have seen it throughout the _ as kapp finished in style. have seen it throughout the whole _ as kapp finished in style. have seen| it throughout the whole tournament, we've got so many batters that came and got us to 120. we just felt like every ball really good lines, they would do the job for us and that happened for us. not the thrilling finish a record crowd of more than 17,000 for a women's domestic match wanted.
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but after tournament where southern brave looked invincible, it was the oval invincibles who took home the trophy. the mens's final is well underway. moeen ali's birmingham phoenix won the toss and decided to field. so southern brave batting first and they have posted a testing total for the phoenix to chase. 0pener paul sterling lasted 61 off 36 balls including six sixes to help his side 168—5 off their 100 walls. ross whiteley also struck an unbeaten 44 and the phoenix reply very shortly. over to carnoustie and it's fair to say there's a bit of congestion at the top of the leaderboard at the women's open. throughout the day, there have been eight different names at the top.. earlier i spoke to our golf correspondant iain carter who's there for us. 17 players within four shots of the elite, bios trading places at the top of the leaderboard, especially
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late in the afternoon when the rain came teaming down on the carnoustie links but it was anna nordqvist really set the pace, joined by madsen who was... so to scandinavians, the dane and the swede setting the pace. a congested leaderboard about anna nordqvist with the lowest round of the week so far, no drop shot and seven birdies, julie was quite brilliant. bodes well for the european cup team and madsen pushing very hard for the inclusion in the solheim cup team which takes place in a couple of weeks' time. great individual performances. georgia hall, she had a blinder yesterday and she's not far off the top are falling from the top at the moment but 2—3 shots off the top now. she top at the moment but 2-3 shots off the tap "ow-— the top now. she is down at six under par— the top now. she is down at six under par so — the top now. she is down at six under par so three _ the top now. she is down at six under par so three shots - the top now. she is down at six under par so three shots off- the top now. she is down at six| under par so three shots off the lead after a 73 which was a sticky
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front nine, went to be turning very steady on the way back dated a lot of opportunities but was not able to take them and nine straight pars all adding up to the 73 which had arisen those shots. the real notable performance today came from the 21—year—old amateur louise duncan, who was round in 68, loudest cheer of the week coming when she holed for a birdie. of the week coming when she holed fora birdie. seven under of the week coming when she holed for a birdie. seven under par and two shots off the lead heading into the final round falls £600,000 to the final round falls £600,000 to the winner as an amateur and she will not be able to have a single penny but she does have her eyes on the trophy. penny but she does have her eyes on the troh . , penny but she does have her eyes on thetroh. , , , the trophy. pretty congested up there, the trophy. pretty congested up there. let's _ the trophy. pretty congested up there, let's look _ the trophy. pretty congested up there, let's look at _ the trophy. pretty congested up there, let's look at the - there, let's look at the leaderboard, talk us through it if you can. leaderboard, talk us through it if ou can. , ., ., ., , ., you can. the standout names on the leaderboard — you can. the standout names on the leaderboard are _ you can. the standout names on the leaderboard are early _ you can. the standout names on the leaderboard are early corridor, - leaderboard are early corridor, world number one, still in contention. still as it was yesterday, a bit cold. and lexi
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thompson with a local caddie guiding her around the golf course. two shots behind. those are the real dangers on the final day but with 17 players within just four shots off the lead, it's anyone's guess because there are major winners on there. an for what could happen on there. an for what could happen on the final day at carnoustie. a warm welcome back to anfield for liverpool fans this afternoon. victory over burnley makes it two wins from two in the premier league forjurgen klopp's men. goals from diogojota and sadio mane sealed victory on an emotional day on merseyside against the side who ended liverpool's long unbeaten home run last season. joe lynskey was watching. it's the song and the sound anfield has missed for a year. liverpool and their fans together again. and so
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they stopped to pay tribute. before kick—off, they honoured andrew devine, hillsborough's 97th victim who died last month. 0n devine, hillsborough's 97th victim who died last month. on days like this, emotion flows through this ground but burnley, their opponents, have spoil things before. they won here last season and started here brightly. but the home side had so much noise behind them, they would only need one moment. diogojota spent his first year in red in the silence. this was different. an opening goal with a full kop to see it. burnley�*s mission was to bring down the noise and ashley barnes thought he'd done so but he had celebrated too soon, offside and as this match wore on, liverpool grew in stature, they crafted a move through the middle that deserved a second goal. when burnley won here last season, it was january, it was silent. now at a packed anfield, it is business as usual.
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that was the day's early kick off — ben's here with all the rest of the day's action. manchester city looked very impressive as well today, a full house at the end he had as well and norwich, promoted to the premier league this season, have started with defeats against liverpool and a hammering by manchester city earlier on today with pep rhodiola very, very happy because there was lots of talk last week when they lost to tottenham about how they couldn't score any goals but tim krul got the opener, own goal, beforejack grealish scored. then st, opener, own goal, before jack grealish scored. then st, sterling and mahrez. everyone mentioning harry kane that no one mentioning gabrieljesus to set up three of the five goals and a man of the match performance and definitely impressed as manager.
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knew one person who deserve respect and a prize and everything is him because he has never complained. he is one of the reasons why you wake up is one of the reasons why you wake up in the morning, go to work is to see this type of player, this type of human being. his mum and dad have to be so proud to have a person like him who can play a striker, left, right and always what the team needs. we will not get carried away talking about liverpool and manchester city just yet. brighten enjoying their best start to the premier league season. ,, . ., ., season. second in the league right now, two season. second in the league right now. two wins _ season. second in the league right now, two wins from _ season. second in the league right now, two wins from two, - season. second in the league right now, two wins from two, looking l season. second in the league right i now, two wins from two, looking very good against watford, newly promoted watford to impress last week with the opening day victory but it was shane duffy who got the opening goal for brighton and hove albion, fine headerfrom him, struggled a bit online at celtic last season but he was very impressive and then a defensive mistake from yves bissouma let in neil maupay. a good start for
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brighton and hove albion. they are sickened at the moment and if we take a look at the other scores from today, aston villa, danny ings scored an absolute peach of a goal for them against newcastle united, want to check out on much of the day later on this evening. for thiney taylor brentford, newly promoted brentford, earning a point at crystal palace, what a great game that one was. plenty of entertainment —— mcnaught a great game that one. elland road, leeds 2— to everton. then we see manchester city and brighton. just great to have all the fans back a lot to see is in great to see you as well, ben. we will stick with now... a bumper afternoon in the efl this afternoon too. the first of eleven games in the championship saw queens park rangers host barnsley. unbeaten qpr maintained that record but only thanks to charlie austin's injury time equaliser. barnsley had gone 2—0 up in the first half but rangers battled back to earn a point, austin converting in stoppage time to make it 2—2. elsewhere in the championship, fulham beat hull city 2—0 to head
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to the top of the table. west brom and stoke city are level on points after they beat blackburn rovers and nottingham forest respectively. sheffield united's terrible return to the championship continues though, they were beaten by huddersfield town at bramall lane. there were also wins for cardiff, coventry, preston and birmingham. just two games in the scottish premiership today — but plenty of goals. most of them from celtic — they thumped 10 man st mirren 6—0. david turnbull with his first career hat trick. meanwhile livingston stay bottom of the table after losing 2—1 to motherwell. to rugby now, and hull fc narrowly beat hull kr by 23 points to 22 in a thrilling superleague derby. the two sides were level with just over half an hour's play remaining, when bureta faraimo crossed over to put hull 4 points ahead. but marc sneeds crucial late drop goal proved to be the difference after a late kr try. castleford tigers are currently
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playing wakefield trinity. you can keep up with that match on the bbc sport website. primoz roglic of slovenia retained the overall leader's red jersey after the 8th stage of the vuelta a espana. fabio jakobsen of the netherlands finished first to pick up his second stage victory of this year's race. roglic has an 8 second overall lead. britain's adam yates remains 10th, almost a minute and a half off the pace. sonnyboyliston won the ebor handicap in a photo finish at york. the 10—1 shot, ridden by ben coen, and trained byjonny murtagh, edged out quickthorn with alounak finishing third. pre—race favourite hamish was earlier declared a non—runner that's all from sportsday.
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hello. saturday saw quite a large amount of cloud sitting across the uk. wearing heavy rain for some. quite a contrast, then, for sunday as we look to sunnier skies and a loss of dry weather as well. the reason for the change, we move an area of low pressure away to the east of the uk, it pushes into the continent and that will allow for high pressure to build from the south—west and that high pressure looks set to continue building through sunday into monday and then really establish across the uk for the week ahead. some of the rain we see through the remainder of the night could be some of the heaviest we see now for a good few days in some parts of the uk. there will be some parts of the uk. there will be some heavy showers into the small
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hours across northern and eastern england but for the majority it becomes dry, a little misty and merck in places with lows of 13-15 c. merck in places with lows of 13—15 c. sunday, the low quite slow to make its way into the continent, will see some showers and a bit more cloud into eastern england through the course of the day. much more sunshine on offer across the board and with just light winds, we will feel a bit warmer but there will be isolated showers developing and we will see them bite slow moving because that will not be much wind so some areas could go up quite big downpour through sunday afternoon but those will be in the minority. 0verall sunday in much drier, brighter day. take a little look into the midlands and northern england through sunday afternoon where you can see some areas that are perhaps favoured, some of the more persistent showers and some on the far south—east of england, too. at the high pressure really does take over as we look to monday and that will suppress activity in the
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atmosphere, perhaps a little bit more cloud drifting across the south—east of england and a breeze of the north sea from time to time, squeezing some rain out of that but it's most unlikely with monday a day i think of dry weather, light winds and some long spells of sunshine. temperature is getting closer to average for the time of year, still average for the time of year, still a couple degrees down across southern england. through the week ahead, though, that high very keen to sit in place, some fine whether any outlook, reasonable temperatures, just a chance of some northerly wind across eastern counties later in the week, calling things a little.
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this is bbc news. the headlines at 8pm... crowds continue to gather outside kabul airport amid reports of chaotic scenes — as the us advises its citizens not to travel there until they are asked, because of security threats outside the gates. senior taliban figures — including the group's co—founder, mullah baradar — are in kabulfor talks about establishing a new government. greece has erected a 25 mile fence on its border with turkey amid warnings of many afghan civillians fleeing their country. there have been clashes between australian police and anti—lockdown demonstrators in sydney and melbourne. animal welfare campaigners have welcomed new government proposals to stop puppy smuggling.

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