Kevin Garside

Sports writer for The Independent

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Nick Matthew, below centre, goes all out to beat James Willstrop for gold

Commonwealth Games 2014: Olympics must allow us in says Nick Matthew after taking epic squash final

The sport lost out to the reintroduction of wrestling at the last vote in 2013 and must wait until 2028 at the earliest for an Olympic introduction

The David Moyes era at Old Trafford already seems like a bad dream to Manchester United fans

Kevin Garside: Manchester United may have history and tradition but, as David Moyes never realised, a big-time manager always bends such things to his will

Moyes was far too deferential, concerned from the outset about appearing at the home of Sir Alex Ferguson in jeans

Laura Trott with her gold

Commonwealth Games 2014: Laura Trott clambers off sick bed to take gold in 25km points race with amazing effort

This was a reaffirmation of the quality of British cycling at the end of a disappointing meet

Rory McIlroy and the Claret Jug

The Open 2014: Tweets show Rory McIlroy celebrating with the Claret Jug - but he will soon turn his attention to The Masters - the major he really wants

Only the third golfer to have won three majors by his age, the Northern Irishman will be desperate to collect the missing major at Augusta next year

Rory McIlroy is congratulated by his mother, Rose, on the 18th green. ‘I was trying not to cry,’ he said

The Open 2014: Rory McIlroy 'happy I got enough of a cushion as a lot of guys were coming at me’

The Northern Irishman saw his six-shot lead in the morning cut down to two-strokes but he managed to hold on to win his third major

Rory McIlroy and the Claret Jug

The Open 2014: Masterful Rory McIlroy triumphs at Royal Liverpool to win his third major

Northern Irishman sees off Garcia and Fowler by two shots

Tyson Fury faces Derek Chisora on Saturday night

Boxing: Tyson Fury fails to understand that a boxer and a fighter are two different things

A meeting with Wladimir Klitschko might enlighten him

Tiger Woods struggled on day three at the Open

The Open 2014: Toothless Tiger Woods struggles to get back in swing

Former world Number One has not been at his best since returning from back surgery

Rory McIlroy delights the packed stands with a scintillating second shot at the 18th

The Open 2014 leaderboard: Rory McIlroy soars ahead on the wings of eagles

Northern Irishman takes six-stroke lead into today’s final round after threes at the 16th and 18th snuff out dogged challenge of Fowler, writes Kevin Garside at Royal Liverpool

George Coetzee is hoping for some Liverpool season tickets if he wins The Open

The Open 2014: Liverpool supporter George Coetzee’s birthday surprise

Title contender hoping for 'a couple of season tickets' to Anfield if he wins the tournament

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