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

Matthew puts sporting mums on map

Scot roars into three-shot lead 11 weeks after giving birth to daughter

Norman's old habits die hard as Roberts claims senior title

"Old" has been the buzzword in golf for the last week – and for Greg Norman at Sunningdale yesterday the old habit proved impossible to break. This was the ninth time he had held the lead going into the final round of a major. And for the eighth time the Australian could not convert.

The Hacker: Turnberry Tom showed us the old guard can still be hip

Old hackers everywhere are still creaking with pride in the reflected glory of Tom Watson's triumph at Turnberry last weekend. I know he didn't win but let's not bother with trifling details.

Watson suffers in Norman conquest

American denied at Open likely to be spared further heartache after Australian's surge, writes James Corrigan

Brian Viner: Mrs Watson, you should still be proud

The Last Word

Sport in Brief: Champion Daley into another final

Tom Daley yesterday qualified for the final of the 10m synchro with Max Brick at the swimming world championships in Rome.

Watson able to joke about his Open miss

Tom Watson bounced back from his Open heartache with an opening-round 67 at the Senior Open Championship here yesterday. The 59-year-old American, who came agonisingly close to becoming the oldest major winner in history before missing out to Stewart Cink in a play-off, insisted it was not difficult to put that disappointment behind him after his three-under-par round.

Give leading seniors ticket to the majors, says Langer

Bernhard Langer has called on golf's governing bodies to allow more veterans into the field at major championships. Langer was the leading player on the Champions Tour in the US last year, but has not been exempt from Open Championship qualifying for several years.

Amateur first to spot big bang on Jupiter

Anthony Wesley was engaged in his favourite backyard pastime of watching Jupiter through his 14.5-inch-wide Newtonian telescope when the amateur Australian astronomer made the discovery of a lifetime – a find that has astonished and enthralled professional planet watchers around the world.

Brian Viner: Sporting glories are the ultimate human drama

Sportsmen and women should be lionised by a sense of perspective

Leading article: A different planet

Tom Watson did not putt in vain. The veteran golfer may have missed by only a few inches but the drama of the final day of the British Open kept the amateur astronomer Anthony Wesley awake for an extra half-hour at his home outside Murrumbateman in New South Wales.

Spoilsport Cink is cast as villain of the piece

He has been labelled 'Stewart Stink' and 'Public Enemy No 1' for ruining Watson's Open dream, but James Corrigan explains why Sunday was really a tale of redemption

James Lawton: Watson shows our Ashes gladiator how to handle his precious talent with care

Freddie looked like a man coming to terms with the fact he was at the end of something

Watson makes record leap up the rankings

It may come as little consolation, but Tom Watson's agonising play-off defeat at the Open has improved his world ranking by a record 1,269 places – from 1,374th to 105th.

James Lawton: Time runs out for a hero from days past

Jack Nicklaus watches from Florida with tears in his eyes as his old friend's poignant quest to turn back the clock fails at the last
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