Sports writer for The Independent
22 January 2014 10:12 PM
It is the first time a player has opened a tournament in such a fashion
Chelsea 3 Manchester United 1 - Comment: Jose Mourinho reaches 100 Premier League wins in second gear, but tougher tests await
20 January 2014 01:00 AM
Chelsea did not have to be at their best to see of United
Kevin Garside: It may pass unremarked in theatreland, but homosexuality faces intolerance and hostility throughout society, not just in football
19 January 2014 11:57 PM
What did ‘The Pass’ reveal about the game and its taboos? Surprisingly little
Golf's 'direction of travel' set to change with the end of male-only policies with Olympic return on the horizon
18 January 2014 12:42 PM
One of the last taboo's of golf looks set to end as the Far East investment looks to take centre stage
16 January 2014 11:24 PM
As Formula One's 'ringmaster' faces a trial in Germany, what are the implications for the sport he has dominated for decades?
Manchester City 5 Blackburn Rovers 0 match report: Alvaro Negredo sparks another goal rush for City in FA Cup replay as Sergio Aguero makes scoring return
16 January 2014 01:00 AM
Quadruple still on for hosts as they brush aside Rovers with second half onslaught
15 January 2014 10:52 PM
Cheating, even to flirt with the practice, is anathema to golfing mores. Simon Dyson came as close as a man can to being marked by a cross and cast out from his fellow pros.
Milton Keynes Dons 1 Wigan Athletic 3 match report: Nick Powell double sends holders into next round of FA Cup
14 January 2014 10:30 PM
After extra time; Score at 90min, 1-1
Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship: Rory McIlroy claims to be 'smarter' having learned from previous distractions
14 January 2014 06:08 PM
The Northern Irishman says Caroline Wozniacki 'is the right girl for me' following their recent engagement
14 January 2014 01:00 AM
Captain was instrumental in 5-3 victory over Stoke City
David Cameron: 'Jesus invented the Big Society – I'm just continuing God's work'
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
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- 2 Refugee facing deportation from Sweden saved by fellow passengers refusing to let plane leave
- 3 Naked yoga: the bare truth - it's already big in the US, and has now landed here
- 4 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 5 Drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline bribed doctors to boost sales, says whistleblower