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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Take a good look while you can

How climate change could wipe out this seal
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Farewell, my lovely

Should emergency hospital weddings be made easier?
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Crowdfunded novel nominated for Booker Prize

Paul Kingsnorth's 'The Wake' is in contention for the prestigious award
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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic's latest video is an ode to good grammar. But what do The Independent’s experts think he’s missed out?
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The worst kept secret in cinema

A cult movie event aims to immerse audiences of 80,000 in ‘Back to the Future’. But has it lost its magic?
Facebook: The new hatched, matched and dispatched

The new hatched, matched and dispatched

Family events used to be marked in the personal columns. But now Facebook has usurped the ‘Births, Deaths and Marriages’ announcements
Why do we have blood types?

Are you my type?

All of us have one but probably never wondered why. Yet even now, a century after blood types were discovered, it’s a matter of debate what they’re for