Brooks Koepka has won four of the last eight golf Majors, a level of performance unprecedented since Tiger was at his best, so why does he bore the hell out of people? US Murph is on hand to ponder the magic of a charisma vacuum.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has decided not to go to the Europa League final, even though he received assurances from UEFA that his safety could be guaranteed in spite of ongoing tensions between his native Armenia and Azerbaijan. Ken asks if it’s possible to ensure the safety of every player in the tournament at every possible final venue.

Dan Leo is a former Samoa international who has set up a group to help Pacific Island rugby players adapt to life in Europe – he talks to us about how Israel Folau’s upbringing in a Polynesian neighbourhood in Sydney framed his recent comments about homosexuals, idolators, and the rest – and what lessons can be learned from his sacking by the ARU.

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