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these early headlines... rishi sunak officiallyjoins these early headlines... rishi sunak officially joins the these early headlines... rishi sunak officiallyjoins the race to be the next conservative leader and prime minister. this afternoon, the culture secretary has gone public with her support for him. penny mordaunt is still in the running despite running a distant third in declared mp nominations. she told the bbc she believes in cabinet lead to politics. the question now, does borisjohnson to politics. the question now, does boris johnson have to politics. the question now, does borisjohnson have enough backers to stand as well? the labour leader says his party hasn't got complacent and repeats calls for a general election. more headlines at 7pm. now on bbc news, it's time for sportsday. hello, and welcome to sportsday — i'm gavin ramjaun.
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who can stop england — a 13—try demolition at the rugby world cup, as the seal their spot in the latter stages. the league leaders slip—up — arsenal are held by southampton at st mary's on a goal—packed day in the premier league. ireland blow their chance of making the last eight at the rugby league world cup — defeated by lebanon — their hopes now in the balance. and india is inspired against pakistan in one of the most dramatic and india is inspired against pakistan in i will >f the most dramatic and india is inspired against pakistan in i will ever most dramatic hello, and welcome to sportsday. where the unstoppable
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train that is england continue their march, in the rugby union world cup. the women's side topping their pool — and extending their record winning streak, after hammering south africa 75—0 earlier. the win confirms wales�*s place, too. jo currie is in new zealand, and sent us this report. stepping out in the aukland sunshine. the place already secured, this match was all about winning the group, and such was their strength in depth, they made thirteen changes to their starting 15. england got off the mark early on. driving and eventually crashing over the line. south africa would be no pushovers. their big hits reminding england they were in a big clash. quickly, england started to pull away in the first half, jotting down four more times, secured as they headed into the break. after the restart, there was no letup from the world number ones as their try count continued to tot up.
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iifiif a thrashing on their opponents without ever really being tested. that's their 28th consecutive win and form they will need to continue heading into the knockout stages. england have cruised through their group stage. standing on their way next is a familiar foe as they face australia in the quarterfinals. they will start as favourites, but it is a rivalry where sparks always fly. it's been a busy day in the premier league — five matches in all, with plenty of goals. and the leaders, arsenal, dropped points for only the second time this season. they were held by southampton — asjoe lynsky reports. almost a third into the season, it is arsenal on top and set fair. they had won nine of their ten games. now a struggling southampton, they could
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stretch out the lead. in the heart of the huddle was granit xhaka. the former captain is now key to arsenal's revival. that came in eight first—half when arsenal could have had more. gabrieljesus was stopped by the saints keeper. in the second half by a tackle. they know to win this league, there is have to go in and one male leads are slender. southampton had hung in there and now swept forward. a point for them would be precious, but for arsenal unhelpful. the gunners did respond, but what they thought was a late winner was disallowed. the ball went out of play. for the first time since january, arsenal played out a draw. they are still top, but on the south coast to points slipped away. joe lynskey, bbc news. spurs dominated possession
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for the first half hour, but were suddenly undone by calamity goalkeeping from hugo lloris, coupled with the cool head of callum wilson. lloris then failed to stop the in form miguel almiron, who scored his fifth goal in as many games. antonio cponte had made five changes to the spurs side that lost at manchester united, but harry kane is seemingly ever present. it wasn't enough, and newcastle one 2-1. leeds are in real trouble — they haven't won in eight matches now — after losing at home to fulham today. leeds took the lead early on through rodrigo — but fulham came roaring back. aleksandr mitrovic levelled — and then after half—time — bobby de cordova reid and willian made the game safe — before a late consolation from crysensio summerville made it 3—2. fulham up to 7th — but the pressure is really building on leeds bossjesse marsch — with the fans making their feelings clear at the final whistle.
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we are hurting. it is painful. we feel like we do little things that we can't seem to reward ourselves. but we are together so, you know, i understand that fans are not happy and the ier should be directed exactly at me and i have to find ways to make us better and help us get points. meanwhile, who needs a manager? just four days since steven gerrard was sacked at aston villa, they thrashed brentford four goals to nil. first team coach aaron danks was in charge of what turned out to be only their third win of the season, and lifts them up to 14th in the table. and leicester picked up theirfirst away points of the season, thanks to a thumping 4—0 win, at fellow strugglers wolves. youri tielemans opened the scoring for the foxes, james maddison and jamie vardy. the win takes leicester off the bottom of the table — and out of the relegation zone, while managerless wolves drop to 19th.
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arsenal and manchester united can't be separated at the top of the women's super league — both are on the same points and goal difference after wins today. arsenal won away at liverpool in the lunchtime kick off. lia walti fired the gunners into the lead after a quarter of an hour. frida maanum added another goal soon after. it's arsenal's 12th straight league win. and manchester united kept up the pace with a 1—0 win at leicester. nikkita parris with the goal. both have won all four wsl matches, and are yet to concede a goal. west ham also beat reading this afternoon. and in a few moments — third placed chelsea kick off against brighton. to the rugby league world cup now, and there was a golden opportunity for ireland to seal their place in the last eight of the tournament. but they were outplayed by a smart lebanon side — who ran in five tries to win 32 points to 14. ireland with the odds firmly against them now — as they new zealand in their final group game. adam wild reports. sta kes as stakes as high. in the battle for
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ireland, a place in the world cup quarterfinals. but it is a perilous path and one on which lebanon have also set their sights. the lebanese got that journey started.— got that “ourney started. there is the first got that journey started. there is the first try _ got that journey started. there is the first try of — got that journey started. there is the first try of the _ got that journey started. there is the first try of the game. - got that journey started. there is the first try of the game. ireland | the first try of the game. ireland seemin: the first try of the game. ireland seeming to _ the first try of the game. ireland seeming to struggle _ the first try of the game. ireland seeming to struggle to - the first try of the game. ireland seeming to struggle to find - the first try of the game. ireland seeming to struggle to find a - seeming to struggle to find a foothold in the match. lebanon were hitting their stride. this a try giving them a 20 point lead. this is an ireland side packed with exciting talent. just getting the ball down to? 7 7 torofferv 7 to offer a 7 torofferv a little torofferéa little hope before here to offer a little hope before the break. after it, the same player, at the same again, goes again, the winger! irish hopes were growing- _ goes again, the winger! irish hopes were growing. that _ goes again, the winger! irish hopes were growing. that was _ goes again, the winger! irish hopes were growing. that was as - goes again, the winger! irish hopes were growing. that was as close i goes again, the winger! irish hopes were growing. that was as close as j gietz: zi settt: 77 get. with it,
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hopes were over, too. delight for lebanon, for ireland desperate disappointment. defeat means their chances of reaching the quarterfinals are now in serious jeopardy. they may be an emerging force on the global stage. that stage, though, mayjust not be this world cup. after the death yesterday of red bull's co—owner dietrich mateschitz — his formula one team will be hoping to honour him, by securing the constructor�*s championship at the us grand prix. the race gets underway in austin, texas in just over an hour's time. red bull's drivers' world champion max verstappen will start alongside ferrari's carlos sainz, who's on pole. if verstappen wins — he'd equal michael schumacher and sebastian vettel�*s joint record for the most victories in a season with 13. time for a quick round—up of the day's other sport. francesco bagnaia has taken a huge step towards his first motogp world title by winning the malaysian grand prix. the italian started from ninth and took the lead with six laps to go, beating compatriot enea bastianini.
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reigning champion fabio quartararo finished third in sepang. eight—time world rally champion sebastien 0gier won his first event of the season in spain to help toyota secure the manufacturer's title. these days, 0gier only competes part—time, so this was just his fourth rally of the year. but his class seems permanent as he beat hyundai's thierry neuville by sixteen seconds. and mark allen won the last three frames of the session to level the northern ireland 0pen final at 4—1! against china's zhou yoo—long. they'll play to a finish this evening with the first to nine taking the title in belfast. to an absolute thriller in the t20 world cup now — between india and pakistan. it went down to the last over, where india won it in the most dramatic circumstances in front of a huge crowd in melbourne of more than 90,000, with millions more watching one
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of the fiercest rivalries around the world. dan 0gunshakin reports. a cricket coliseum, two fierce rivals and emotions running high. india raced out of the traps, aj deep singer at the double. pakistan imploded. the double wicket over at a crucial time meant it was smiles all round. but an unbeaten half—century and some big hitting later on meant pakistan were still in the hunt. for indian wickets fell in the hunt. for indian wickets fell in the hunt. for indian wickets fell in the first seven opens. india needed a hero and they found one. virat kohli'. two sixes, and suddenly the game is getting away from pakistan. the match turned on one delivery, virat kohli' and a no ball. it came down to the final goal. a game sealed that divide
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logic. and what a match. ireland were hammered by sri lanka in their opening super i2s match at the t20 world cup. they could only manage 128 from their innings, with the wicket of harry tector a big one for sri lanka. and the irish struggled with the ball too, with kusal mendis reaching an unbeaten 68 — including a six to finish off the chase — with sri lanka winning by nine wickets. marcus smith led the way with 2a points as harlequins beat sale in the premiership. the fly half scored a try, two conversions and five penalties as quins ran out winners by 29 points to 13. they move up to fifth in the table, whilst the defeat ends sale's unbeaten start to the season. meanwhile, in the united rugby championship, dragons came from behind to beat 0spreys at rodney parade. up a bonus point win. that's all from sportsday. we'll have more
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throughout the evening. this is the extraordinary amazon. home to 10% of the world's wildlife, as well as millions of people, including 350 indigenous groups. but the world's largest rainforest is under threat. under brazil's current president, jair bolsonaro, deforestation has soared, illegal mining is at record highs. he and his supporters say the amazon needs to be developed. but the forest and its people are suffering — a traditional way of life forever being altered by miners and loggers.
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rival lula has promised to end illegal deforestation and mining. but is he really the man to save the amazon? perhaps this is one of the most critical presidential elections we have ever had in brazil. as brazilians go to the polls, will who wins decide the future of the rainforest? we travelled to brazil's yanomami territory, right up on the border with venezuela. it's the world's largest indigenous reserve — home to nearly 30,000 people who live as hunter—gatherers, as well as tens of thousands of illegal miners, a number that keeps growing. the remoteness of the yanomami is what makes them so special, but also increasingly vulnerable. this woman is malnourished
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and dehydrated. the health centre's become a field hospital on the front line of illegal mining. there are new cases every day — old and young. nobody escapes this scourge. outside, a makeshift ward is full of patients with malaria — yet another disease brought in by outsiders and making the yanomami sick. marilena is one of them.


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