Nelson Mandela hands the Webb Ellis trophy to Francois Pienaar in 1995. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Twenty-five years ago this Wednesday, rugby union supplied the backdrop to one of the most famous images in history. Nelson Mandela and Francois Piena(...)

Leona Maguire of Ireland. She won the Mark McCormack award for finishing the season as the world amateur number one. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

As they should be, all eyes are on Inbee Park at the Evian Championship – the fifth and final Major championship of the season on the women’s profe(...)

Rory McIlroy: facing a legal battle against his former management companty. Photo: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

This is no John Grisham legal thriller but, given the characters and players involved, it could be every bit as gripping. Rather than being a crowd p(...)