Kevin Garside

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Captain Carin Koch with the Solheim Cup trophy that her European Team seek to retain

Carin Koch sticks with Europe's winners for Solheim Cup defence

Koch invested in experience over youth with her picks for the forthcoming duel with the United States

Tiger Woods congratulates his playing partner Scott Brown (left) after a hole-in-one

Wyndham Championship: Hip pain strikes as Tiger Woods' season dribbles to an end

Woods began the final day harbouring sincere hopes, just two off the lead

England’s selectors should be giving Nick Compton serious consideration once again

Ashes 2015: Back to Nick Compton is the answer to England's opening batsman dilemma

Since being ousted as a risk-averse plodder, it turns out that is just the type of cricketer required in this era of aggressive run accumulation

Jessica Ennis-Hill is congratulated by Canada’s silver medal winner Brianne Theisen-Eaton after her gold medal in the heptathlon (AP)

Jessica Ennis-Hill delivers a valuable lesson to young pretender as she wins gold at World Championships

Comment: This was a victory of character and heart as well as athletic excellence

Ben Stokes celebrates trapping Adam Voges lbw

Ashes 2015: Lucky for England that firestarter Ben Stokes won't take no for an answer

England are lucky to have him, and he is lucky to have England. Thank goodness they found each other

Michael Clarke, playing his last Test match, walks off the field after scoring just 15 runs at The Oval, where Australia reached 287 for 3 by the end of the first day

Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook not the only one to be caught in The Oval mindwarp

Aussie skipper Michael Clarke was lured into believing that what we witnessed at Edgbaston and Trent Bridge would continue in London

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Jason Day: The love and support that saved the US PGA winner

After losing his father to cancer as a 12-year-old, the new US PGA winner’s life was heading down a treacherous path of booze, fighting and bad company. But, thanks to the sacrifices of his family and guidance of a loyal caddie, the Australian has turned his life around

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West Ham support should embrace their stadium move. The away fans will

I suspect I am not alone among the  away support in counting down the days until Upton Park is erased from the football map

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