Young American Athlete Alerts Officials to Scoring Error and Misses The Cut

Graphic of the Ancient Olympic Athletes

Meet Davis Robey, a 17 year old student, who throws the shot put for  Mason High School and dreams of one day qualifying for the Regionals. The shot put is one of the Ancient Olympic Games early events dating back to 684 BC when the goals of the Olympic Games were as much about developing athletes’s minds … Read more

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2017 (part 2)

Kieran Read and Sam Warburton share the Lions v ABs text series

Part 1 covered sportsmanship moments number 10 to moment number 6 which included brave little Bradley Lowery, Joe Hart, French rugby and German football fans opening their homes to opposition fans, a subtle, yet magical moment in the US Masters between a Spaniard and an Englishman and a US Baseball moment. Now we’re going to reveal … Read more

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments From Rio 2016

The Olympic Flag

Here are our Top 10 Great Sportsmanship moments from Rio 2016. It really was difficult to choose the Top 10 and , in particular, the number 1 moment of sportsmanship from the many sportsmanship moments we posted on social media (facebook and instagram) each day. So here’s the list in reverse order. 10. Haitian Hurdler Never Gives Up … Read more

Young American Runs ‘Til She Drops – Collapses After Every Race

Kayla Montgomery

Meet Kayla Montgomery. Remember her name.  She is one of the best young distance runners in America. She’s also got multiple sclerosis. She collapses at the end of every race (and training session) as her leg muscles start to burn from inside.  She somehow gets through 5,000 metres before finishing and collapsing as her legs … Read more

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2014 (part 2 of 2)

Stadium

In part 1 we covered the 10th best to the 6th bets sportsmanship moments which included tennis, ice-hockey,  boxing, weightlifting and athletics. Now we announce the Top 5, starting with football….   5. A Sombre Yet Beautiful Football Moment And it’s not  World Cup 2014 (which had so many wonderful moments of sportsmanship like Ghana’s goal … Read more

World Cup 2014 Best Sportsmanship Moments (Part 1/2)

What a World Cup it’s been. Shocks, sensations, revelations, great football mixed with the odd  fear packed paranoid game, some crazy behaviour, wonderful goals, great celebrations, great fun, great fans,  – some of whom were literally out of this world and lots of great sportsmanship. Sit back relax and enjoy some of the great moments … Read more

Sochi 2014 Sportsmanship Moments

Some wonderful sportsmanship moments from Sochi 2014. © Photos courtesy of  Sochi2014 Press Office   Here’s some beautiful moments:   Old Enemies, Russia & Germany, Become Lifelong Friends When the Germans team’s ski grinding machine broke, the Russian team stepped in and gave the Germans the Russian machine and worked through the night so the … Read more

The Fastest Rugby Player In The World

Carlin Isles is the fastest rugby player in the world. He’s a 100m sprinter who heard about rugby, thought it was interesting, asked if he could try it and a few month later he’s playing for the USA and running in tries just for fun. An extraordinary athlete. He plays rugby in a refreshingly free … Read more

How Sportsmanship Can Change The World

Can a man throwing a spear stop a war? Can a woman reading a poem stop a war? Can sworn enemies become friends just for two weeks every four years? The answer is ‘Yes, Yes and Yes!’ And it’s been going on for some time ….in fact over a thousand years…….. How Sportsmanship Can Change … Read more

Top 10 Great Sportsmanship Moments from 2012

Golfer near the water

There were so  many with the London 2012 Olympics, Euro 2012, Ryder Cup and so much more.   Here’s our Top Ten starting with Number 10 and working our way down to our Number 1  Great Sportsmanship Moment of the year.   10.      Golf –  Young American’s  Honesty Of The Highest Order   November:  A … Read more