James Corrigan

James Corrigan writes about golf and other sports for The Independent.

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SAM WARBURTON: The Wales captain gave his support to Irish flanker Stephen Ferris last night

'Stephen is not a malicious player, we know he never meant to do that'

Sam Warburton expressed his sympathy for Stephen Ferris last night as Paul O'Connell revealed his doubts about the late penalty which saw Wales win.

Djokovic’s altitude training has helped him to reach peak fitness

James Corrigan: Wada's bigwigs need to get off their high horses

The Way I See It: Altitude training is not a health risk – so how then could it possibly be against the spirit of sport?

The Last Word: We must relish Super Bowl hyperbole

Unlike the soiled and spoiled FA Cup final, American Football's absurdly overblown showpiece still reflects the spirit of a nation

Jamie Roberts has been given the all-clear by the Welsh medics

Gatland says Wales can put Ireland on back foot

Withdrawal of Earls puts bitter Celtic rivalry in perspective

John Daly hit a 67 yesterday to lie second at the Qatar Masters

Improving Daly to cross the Atlantic for more regular action

John Daly has informed officials he plans to base himself on the European Tour this year. The 45-year-old believes he is not playing regularly enough in America and is to switch his focus across the Atlantic.

James Hook lines up a kick at goal for Wales at the 2011 World Cup

James Hook looks for redemption

Wales back tells James Corrigan about his forgettable World Cup and his new life in France

Chelsea's Ashley Cole brings down Nathan Dyer of Swansea to earn his second yellow card of the night at the Liberty Stadium

Villas-Boas forced on the defensive

Swansea City 1(Sinclair, 39)Chelsea 1 (Taylor, og 90)

Tiger Woods congratulates England’s Robert Rock on his victory yesterday

Rock goes from selling Mars bars to taming Tiger

He doesn't own a hat, but he does have the scalp which every golf professional still craves. Robert Rock will now be known as the unlikely Englishman who put Tiger Woods on the canvas and, because of that, the crowd's rendition of the theme tune to Rocky when he tapped in was entirely justified.

James Corrigan: Writing is on the wall for 'Arry's England ambitions

His refusal to live in the 21st century will come back to bite 'Arry on the 'arris

Swingtime: Tiger Woods on his way to a six-under-par 66 in the third round of the Abu Dhabi Championship yesterday

Tiger Woods leads after going back to find his future

Tiger studies his own videos and learns enough to take share of the lead with a six-under round

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Abuse - and the hell that follows

James Rhodes on the extraordinary legal battle to publish his memoir
Why we need a 'tranquility map' of England, according to campaigners

It's oh so quiet!

The case for a 'tranquility map' of England
'Timeless fashion': It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it

'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
If the West needs a bridge to the 'moderates' inside Isis, maybe we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive after all

Could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive?

Robert Fisk on the Fountainheads of World Evil in 2011 - and 2015
New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine