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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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Rugby World Cup 2015 – Meet The World’s Bravest Rugby Player

The Strongest, Most  Spirited Rugby Player In Rugby World Cup 2015 Meet Lindsay Hamilton. She was born almost limbless, but that doesn’t stop her playing rugby. Watch Lindsay playing rugby. She is an absolute inspiration and a real heroine of sport. Lindsay is almost limbless yet she plays scrum-half for Halifax Towers RFC women’s rugby team in Canada. […]

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Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2014 (part 2 of 2)

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 […]

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Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2014 (part 1 of 2)

Another year of sport packed with great sportsmanship moments. From 280 inspirational stories posted on facebook, we’ve selected the Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments with BBC Radio London. You can hear all 10 best sportsmanship stories on the radio interview (in part 2) or you can read the Top 10 here (this, part 1, covers number 10 to […]

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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 […]

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2011 Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments of 2011 Romanian captain, Cristian Petre, who after suffering a 67-3 loss to England,  was asked by a reporter about the game and replied “I play rugby for happiness.”  More The French rugby team won the toss to choose who wears their own home jerseys in the Rugby World Cup Final […]

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Riots Provoke Sportsmanship

Street riots broke out in Vancouver after the Canucks ice hockey team lost in the final of the North American Championship (the Stanley Cup) against Boston last month. Police cars were burned, looting and violence spread. One group of Canucks fans did something unusual. Hundreds of  young fans (from Vancouver’s Langley Elementary School) wrote to […]

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