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Rugby World Cup 2015 – A Photographic Celebration Of Sportsmanship

Rugby World Cup 2015 is exciting and compelling viewing as small nations shock big nations and favourites get beaten. But despite dreams being shattered and no matter what the result,  sportsmanship prevails in Rugby World Cup 2015. After the game, all players shake hands. Many embrace. Some even pray together (Fiji v Australia). And the […]

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English Test Cricket Stadium Celebrates Arch Enemy’s Brilliance

Firstly, what Test Cricket Stadium Is this (this makes a good picture quiz question)?     And why is it one of the finest examples of sportsmanship?           The stadium is Old Trafford Test Cricket Ground (located beside Manchester United’s Old Trafford football stadium). The reason it is, arguably, the finest example of sportsmanship is because, […]

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We knew we were part of the universe of footballers (part 1)

The World Cup is up and running. Teams are swapping shirts, shaking hands and some nice celebrations (so far the South African’s opening goal celebration is top of the ‘joyous goal scoring celebrations chart’). So far so good. Just a few divers who were publicly shamed in front of worldwide tv audiences as the referees […]

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It Ain’t Cricket

It’s more than a game. When the Australian captain Ricky Ponting spoke after suffering a crushing Ashes defeat to a packed house at the Oval in London (and a worldwide TV audience) last Sunday, he did his team, his country, the game of cricket and sport in general, justice. Despite his massive disappointment and probable […]

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