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Saudi-backed golf tour a reminder that sport is never free of politics

Sporting arenas regularly play host to battles for justice and struggles for soft power

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Greg Norman speaks during a press conference at Centurion Club in St Albans, U.K., on May 11: Norman went on to show a deftness of mind only matched by his swing.   © Reuters

Lizzie O'Shea is a lawyer. She is author of "Future Histories: What Ada Lovelace, Tom Paine, and the Paris Commune Can Teach Us about Digital Technology."

The competition for the prize of world's worst golfer is heating up.

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