Sport Henrik Stenson

Swede who lost form and fortune in Allen Stanford fraud proves popular FedEx Cup champion

Hole-in-one double for young golfer

A teenage golfer was celebrating today after notching up two holes-in-one during the same round.

The ten best sports press conferences

Tiger Woods is set to speak publicly for the first time today ahead of his much anticipated comeback.

McIlroy takes share of Dubai lead with four late birdies

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland opened the defence of his Dubai Desert Classic title with a four-under 68 yesterday to share a six-way lead.

Watson: Woods must apologise before return

Tom Watson believes that Tiger Woods cannot be put in the same category as some of the game's greatest players because of his on- and off-course behaviour. The eight-times major winner has also called on Woods to "show some humility" and apologise for his behaviour before returning to golf.

Tiger strikes a pose

The shamed golfer Tiger Woods may have disappeared from the public eye for now, but he may not have escaped further humiliation after the February 2010 edition of Vanity Fair released pictures of him working out.

Destruction of Woods myth overshadows Watson agony

Oh for 2009 to be remembered for that 59-year-old who came within one normal bounce of winning the Open; for that Korean who became the first Asian male to win a major; for that Scottish Supermum who won the Women's Open just 10 weeks after giving birth. But no, Tiger Woods drove into a fire hydrant and the sordid revelations began to pour forth. And so the Year of the Heroes became the Year of the Rat.

Sir Bobby Robson: The day he said farewell to football

Tear-jerker of the Decade: In our readers' vote on the highlights of the past 10 years, we asked which event you found most emotive. The answer: Sir Bobby Robson's final appearance. Ian Herbert relives the moment

Tearful Ramsay seals first Tour win

Scot takes South African Open title in play-off after overcoming five-shot deficit

Sport Vote: Tear-Jerker of the Decade

Vote for your favourite sporting moments of the decade

The strangest trophies in sport

Jim Furyk won the Chevron World Challenge golf tournament yesterday, and was duly handed a trophy that looked like it had been selected in a local junk shop.

Album: Andrew Weatherall, A Pox on the Pioneers, (Rotters Golf Club)

The title is both self- referential (Pioneer being a leading brand of DJ equipment) and oddly self-deprecating for a man who, in his time, was a groundbreaker.

James Warren: US newspapers could do with a little British flair and energy

Little did immigration and customs officials at Heathrow realise that an endangered species had blithely arrived in their midst on his way to a family wedding in Cambridge: a devout American newspaper reader.

The Hacker: My flexible friend gives me tips but my midriff gets in way

Much-needed advice came winging its way across the Atlantic last week but, alas, it came too late to save me from another medal disaster.

Matthew gives British game a shot in the arm

'Supermum' who gave birth 11 weeks ago becomes first Scottish woman to win major

The Hacker: Brad and I keep the flag flying for the 'special relationship'

When it comes to being asked to partner someone, a hacker is usually golf's equivalent of a dance hall wallflower. You only get asked by the desperate.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Paul Scholes column: The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him

Paul Scholes column

The more Jose Mourinho attempts to influence match officials, the more they are likely to ignore him
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee