Kevin Garside

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Drug cheats such as Justin Gatlin have damaged the entire athletics community

Tour de France 2015: Drug bans should be for life – or we might as well give everyone keys to the dispensary

Froome was lucky. In another epoch he would have been strapped to a stool and dunked in the river

Danny Willett holes on the 18th to win the European Masters in Switzerland

European Masters: Danny Willett keeps his cool to win an English duel in the Swiss Alps

A bogey-free 65 on the final day gave Willett his third European Tour victory by a stroke from 20-year-old Matt Fitzpatrick

Jordan Spieth finished in joint fourth place

The Open 2015: Jordan Spieth's sporting grace in defeat inspires greater faith in the wonders yet to come

His well-adjusted character can probably be attributed to his upbringing in a family of orthodox Christian values in Texas

Zach Johnson kisses his wife Kim after winning The Open

The Open 2015: 'Zach Jordan's a phenomenal talent – and he's a better person than a golfer' - Jordan Spieth

One of the first to congratulate Zach Johnson on his victory was the history slayer’s principal victim, Jordan Spieth, which tells you an awful lot about the quality of golf required to win the Open Championship and the character of the vanquished.

Zach Johnson kisses the Claret Jug after winning The Open

The Open 2015: Zach Johnson beats Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman in three-man play-off to win his second major

Johnson played the four-hole play-off in -1 to beat Oosthuizen and Leishman

Nick Faldo says farewell to St Andrews and major golf in his 1987 Pringle jumper

The Open 2015: Nick Faldo bows out after a few spirits and a 'spiritual moment' on Swilcan Bridge

England's greatest golfer arrived at St Andrews with two goals: to make the cut and to get his old Pringle jumper out for a picture opportunity. One out of two ain't bad

Paul Dunne

The Open 2015: Irish amateur Paul Dunne in amongst three-way tie for the lead after birdie-filled third round

Jordan Spieth well in contention to win third major in a row

Eddie Pepperell celebrates after making birdie on the 16th but he was to card a double-bogey six on the next hole

The Open 2015: Eddie Pepperell unbowed by Old Course despite costly rush of blood

COMMENT: Pepperell is the future, a ruddy-cheeked son of Oxfordshire with a refreshing take on the world

Jordan Spieth hits into the teeth of the wind at the 15th

The Open 2015: Storm rages over 'play on' call before 10-hour delay sees championship run into Monday

Jordan Spieth unhappy at starting in early gales before play stopped, meaning rare Monday finish, writes Kevin Garside at St Andrews

Padraig Harrington out on course following the deluge

Padraig Harrington at The Open 2015: Luck turns along with the wind to put name of two-time winner in the ring

Harrington, who finished six behind the leaders at three under par, won the Open in 2007 and 2008

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