Robin Scott-Elliot

Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.

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Tim Sherwood tells his players to applaud the fans after the loss against Chelsea on Saturday

Tottenham reveal astonishing reaction to capitulation against Chelsea: 'The players got stressed out. We had to calm them down and talk in a nice way'

Manager Tim Sherwood says whole squad is playing for their future, starting tonight in the Europa League against Benfica

British snowboarder Jenny Jones presents her snowboard slopestyle bronze medal

Winter Olympics 2014: UK Sport vows to maintain 'no compromise' approach to funding in order for Team GB to 'continue being champions'

Skeleton, curling and freestyle skiing and snowboarding can expect a boost when the next round of funding is announced

Winter Olympics 2014: Team GB bobsleigh crew let final chance of medal slide – but only just

The margin between a medal or fourth place was just 0.11sec

House of fun: Curling skip David Murdoch leads his team from the stage after picking up their silver medals

Winter Olympics 2014: We can do even better at the next Games, says Team GB chief Mike Hay

After Britain's best showing for 90 years, focus turns to Pyeongchang 2018

Pilot Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon of Jamaica team 1 compete

Winter Olympics 2014: The best and worst of Sochi

Smiles and scowls, whips and slips, fallen stars and rising tension –these Games have been a real variety show

Jianrou Li of China slides into the way of Elise Christie of Great Britain while competing in the Short Track Women's 1000m Semifinals

Winter Olympics 2014: It’s heartbreak No 3 as Elise Christie crashes again and fails to reach final of short-track speed skating

A 'heartbroken' Christie and the Chinese skater Li Jianrou were both penalised for the collision that had swept them out

Winter Olympics 2014: Erik Karlsson fires Swedes into hockey final

Erik Karlsson’s second-period goal lifted Sweden to a 2-1 win over Finland and secured them a place in the men’s ice hockey final.

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Winter Olympics 2014: David Murdoch swept away in curling final as barb at Canadians backfires, meaning Team GB claim silver

David Murdoch's team were outclassed throughout the curling final

David Murdoch celebrates Great Britain's victory in the semi-final's over Sweden

Winter Olympics 2014: Team GB men's curlers prepare for final, with David Murdoch ready to show noisy rivals that silence is golden

Team GB are certain to secure a fourth medal on Friday afternoon - but will it be silver or gold?

Great Britain's Anna Sloan, Eve Muirhead, Vicki Adams and Claire Hamilton celebrate after winning the Women's Curling Bronze Medal Game at the Ice Cube Curling Center

Winter Olympics 2014: Team GB win fourth medal in Sochi after Eve Muirhead's women curlers clinch bronze

Eve Muirhead's team beat Switzerland in the bronze medal match

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How I brokered a peace deal with Robert Mugabe: Roy Agyemang reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe’s President to sit down with the BBC

How I brokered a peace deal with Robert Mugabe

Roy Agyemang reveals the delicate diplomacy needed to get Zimbabwe’s President to sit down with the BBC
Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'

British Muslims's Happy video attacked as 'sinful'

The four-minute clip by Honesty Policy has had more than 300,000 hits on YouTube
Church of England-raised Michael Williams describes the unexpected joys in learning about his family's Jewish faith

Michael Williams: Do as I do, not as I pray

Church of England-raised Williams describes the unexpected joys in learning about his family's Jewish faith
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A visit to the Front Line by the Prime Minister's wife

A History of the First World War in 100 moments

A visit to the Front Line by the Prime Minister's wife
Comedian Jenny Collier: 'Sexism I experienced on stand-up circuit should be extinct'

Jenny Collier: 'Sexism on stand-up circuit should be extinct'

The comedian's appearance at a show on the eve of International Women's Day was cancelled because they had "too many women" on the bill
Cannes Film Festival: Ken Loach and Mike Leigh to fight it out for the Palme d'Or

Cannes Film Festival

Ken Loach and Mike Leigh to fight it out for the Palme d'Or
The concept album makes surprise top ten return with neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson

The concept album makes surprise top ten return

Neolithic opus from Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson is unexpected success
Lichen is the surprise new ingredient on fine-dining menus, thanks to our love of Scandinavian and Indian cuisines

Lichen is surprise new ingredient on fine-dining menus

Emily Jupp discovers how it can give a unique, smoky flavour to our cooking
10 best baking books

10 best baking books

Planning a spot of baking this bank holiday weekend? From old favourites to new releases, here’s ten cookbooks for you
Jury still out on Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini

Jury still out on Pellegrini

Draw with Sunderland raises questions over Manchester City manager's ability to motivate and unify his players
Ben Stokes: 'Punching lockers isn't way forward'

Ben Stokes: 'Punching lockers isn't way forward'

The all-rounder has been hailed as future star after Ashes debut but incident in Caribbean added to doubts about discipline. Jon Culley meets a man looking to control his emotions
Mark Johnston: First £1 million jackpot spurs him on

Mark Johnston: First £1 million jackpot spurs him on

The most prize money ever at an All-Weather race day is up for grabs at Lingfield on Friday, and the record-breaking trainer tells Jon Freeman how times have changed
Ricky Gervais: 'People are waiting for me to fail. If you think it's awful, then just don't watch it'

Ricky Gervais: 'People are waiting for me to fail'

As the second series of his divisive sitcom 'Derek' hits screens, the comedian tells James Rampton why he'll never bow to the critics who habitually circle his work
Mad Men series 7, TV review: The suits are still sharp, but Don Draper has lost his edge

Mad Men returns for a final fling

The suits are still sharp, but Don Draper has lost his edge
Google finds a lift into space will never get off the ground as there is no material strong enough for a cable from Earth into orbit

Google finds a lift into space will never get off the ground

Technology giant’s scientists say there is no material strong enough for a cable from Earth into orbit