Olympics and United Kingdom | Daily Mail Online

And while many of the big names of golf have given Rio a miss — adding fuel to the debate about the sport’s renewed Olympic status — there was no question of what it meant to Britain’s Justin Rose to stand on top of the podium.Perhaps the esprit de corps has been boosted by some of the downsides there, notably the grim spectre of the zika virus and the spinelessness of the International Olympic Committee in dealing with so many doping scandals.

Source: ROBERT HARDMAN: Rio 2016 has made us a United Kingdom again  | Daily Mail Online

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