Tom Peck

Tom Peck is a reporter on The Independent's news desk with an interest in just about everything. In January 2012 he became the paper's Olympics Correspondent.

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Rory McIlroy’s opening day in court lasts just 42 seconds

Battle goes on for share of Rory’s £100m deal

Rory McIlroy gets in useful squatting practice during brief bits of play

It was all but over within far less time than the world No 1 is known to spend eyeing up a drive

July 30, 2012: A view of the Olympic rings at the gymnastics

Saudi Arabia's idea of a segregated Olympics was almost as silly as it was sexist

COMMENT: A proposal of having women competing in one country and men in another was put forward

Britain's fans enjoy the atmosphere during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Tom Peck: The London Olympics was never going to solve inactivity

No host nation has ever recorded a boost in sporting uptake

Luis Figo

Even Luis Figo’s silky skills cannot weaken the hold Sepp Blatter enjoys over Fifa

Portugal legend is a far more credible candidate than Ginola but solid support from Asia and Africa guarantees fifth term

Luis Figo

Luis Figo to stand as Fifa president: Former Real Madrid and Barcelona player to challenge Sepp Blatter

The former Portugal international wants to help clean up Fifa's image

Outflanking the Tolkien fans on New Zealand's Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Mt Ngauruhoe featured as Mount Doom in Peter Jackson's film version of The Lord of the Rings and forms the centrepiece of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Ivory Coast feature a number of Premier League stars, including Cheick Tioté (back, second from left), Wilfried Bony (third left) and Yaya Touré (fifth left)

African Cup of Nations 2015: Premier League clubs set to pay a high price as players depart

Equatorial Guinea tournament - and Asia Cup - will deprive many teams of star performers for crucial games. Tom Peck discovers the main losers

Gross wrote a book - 'Late Fragments' - before she died

Remembering Kate Gross: Tony Blair's former aide died on Christmas day aged 36

She was writing the Queen's speech in her twenties, as well as advising Tony Blair as his private secretary for Home Affairs, and founding a charity for Africa. Tom Peck remembers his friend's remarkable wife
Peter Moores said sacking Cook

Globetrotting England talk of new mindsets and fresh eras

Peter Moores claims team enters hectic year with more aggressive outlook after ‘brave’ decision to sack Alastair Cook as one-day captain

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