Olympic Golf  A Big SuccessBut  By ED TRAVIS  Olympic golf was a smash hit but will that success help to accomplish the goal of those who believe the inclusion in the XXXI Olympiad summer games could result in significant numbers of people taking up the game? Will the Olympics reverse golfs decline in participation?  There is no question how much being on the Olympic stage meant to each of the 120 who played. It was an experience of a lifetime and each felt some of the magic of being on the…

Olympic Golf A Big SuccessBut By ED TRAVIS Olympic golf was a smash hit but will that success help to accomplish the goal of those who believe the inclusion in the XXXI Olympiad summer games could result in significant numbers of people taking up the game? Will the Olympics reverse golfs decline in participation? There is no question how much being on the Olympic stage meant to each of the 120 who played. It was an experience of a lifetime and each felt some of the magic of being on the…

''Britain's Justin Rose takes gold in Rio Olympic 2016 Golf'' Britain's Justin Rose takes gold in Rio Olympic 2016 Golf  It was the tournament that the world's top players turned their backs on -- but golf's return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence could prove to be one of the highlights of the Rio 2016 Games.  Great Britain's Justin Rose on Sunday edged Sweden's Henrik Stenson in a thrilling finale to card a final-round 67 and finish two shots clear of his Ryder Cup partner. They…

''Britain's Justin Rose takes gold in Rio Olympic 2016 Golf'' Britain's Justin Rose takes gold in Rio Olympic 2016 Golf It was the tournament that the world's top players turned their backs on -- but golf's return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence could prove to be one of the highlights of the Rio 2016 Games. Great Britain's Justin Rose on Sunday edged Sweden's Henrik Stenson in a thrilling finale to card a final-round 67 and finish two shots clear of his Ryder Cup partner. They…

Best images from Aug. 14 at the Rio Olympics:     Matt Kuchar of the United States, left, walks with his bronze medal ahead of Justin Rose of Great Britain who won gold at the medal ceremony for men's individual golf at Olympic Golf Course during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Best images from Aug. 14 at the Rio Olympics: Matt Kuchar of the United States, left, walks with his bronze medal ahead of Justin Rose of Great Britain who won gold at the medal ceremony for men's individual golf at Olympic Golf Course during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Justin Rose wins golf gold for Great Britain ahead of Henrik Stenson and Matt…

Justin Rose wins golf gold for Great Britain ahead of Henrik Stenson and Matt…

Britains equality watchdog has criticised British airlines and British Airways (BA) in particular  for their treatment of disabled customers as legal action is taken by an actor over alleged damage to her wheelchair.  Chris Holmes the disability commissioner on the Equality and Human Rights Commission and a highly successful Paralympic athlete said carriers should cover the full cost of damage they cause to wheelchairs and mobility devices.  Lord Holmes who represented Great Britain for 17…

Britains equality watchdog has criticised British airlines and British Airways (BA) in particular for their treatment of disabled customers as legal action is taken by an actor over alleged damage to her wheelchair. Chris Holmes the disability commissioner on the Equality and Human Rights Commission and a highly successful Paralympic athlete said carriers should cover the full cost of damage they cause to wheelchairs and mobility devices. Lord Holmes who represented Great Britain for 17…

OLYMPIC heroes Mo Farah, Andy Murray and Jessica Ennis-Hill lead the New Year Honours in a list dominated by Rio 2016's Great Britain team.

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OLYMPIC heroes Mo Farah, Andy Murray and Jessica Ennis-Hill lead the New Year Honours in a list dominated by Rio 2016's Great Britain team.

Danny Willett of Great Britain, left, talks with Bubba

Best images from Aug. 11 at the Rio Olympics

Great Britain won three golds in the space of two hours to briefly move above China into second place in the medal table on day nine of Rio 2016. Gymnast Max Whitlock's historic double success on the floor and the pommel horse came either side of Justin Rose's two-shot victory in the golf. That took GB's tally of golds to 13.

Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt wins; GB golds for Whitlock, Murray, Rose & Kenny

Great Britain won three golds in the space of two hours to briefly move above China into second place in the medal table on day nine of Rio 2016. Gymnast Max Whitlock's historic double success on the floor and the pommel horse came either side of Justin Rose's two-shot victory in the golf. That took GB's tally of golds to 13.

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