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 2017 (part 1)

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Here we are, once again, reviewing the year. Some great stories this year, plus a surprising number 1 moment. We’ll start with number 10 and work our way down to the number 1 moment – which surprises many but once they see the video – they get it! The BBC Radio London interview with the … Read more

Smiling Helps You Win In Sport and in Life

Nicola Adams and her wonderful smile

Why Does Everyone Love The Smiling Nicola Adams? Apart from formerly working on construction sites and as a tea lady behind the scenes on UK TV’s Coronation Street,  she is Britain’s only boxer to have retained a gold medal in consecutive Olympics. That is a very good reason in itself. But there is something else … Read more

Brave Keeper Saves Five Penalties In One Game

Scott Sterling, Goalkeeper diving for the ball

In professional sport, amateur sport, large & little games, across the land, around the world, sporting heroes emerge every weekend.  This weekend. Next weekend. This video clip reveals an unexpected hero and also reminds us to have fun in sport. Enjoy your sport. Many players forget to enjoy their sport amidst the intensity of many sports battles. … Read more

Club Helps Community Deal With Grenfell Disaster

QPR fans on the pitch at Loftus Road

The Grenfell Tower fire tragedy left over 80 residents dead and hundreds without a home to live in. This disaster touched the hearts of the nation and opened up goodwill & human kindness for all to see. Many many people donated money, clothes, water, anything to help those people that had lost absolutely everything. Local … Read more

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments 2016

Don't ever permit the pressure to exceed the pleasuree

Well here we are again, having sifted through hundreds of amazing sportsmanship stories, we’ve final got out Top 10 moments and ultimately, the Number 1 Moment from 2016. As always, we’ll do it in reverse order.   In 10th Place:   Irish and Swedish Football Fans Dance Together – Euro 2016 Euro 2016 had some … Read more

Euro 2016 New Friends Amongst The Brotherhood of Football

Irish fans dance with Swedish fans

Euro 2016 Football Fans Make Friends Euro 2016 is great fun.   Despite what the media may portray, there are far more fans that prefer to have fun than fights. Here’s some Irish and Swedish fans having the ‘craic’ (Irish word for fun).       This French Man Wrote The Most Incredible Open Letter … Read more

A Teacher, A Thinker & An Immigrant Change The World & Euro 2016

Thai school children sign Irish songs

Thai School Kids Sing Irish Euro 2016 Song This is Thai Tims singing with gusto the new Irish Euro 2016 song. There is a deep & beautiful & tragic yet inspirational story behind this. How one man made a big difference. Berni Lennon is a half British, half Thai boy who loves football but was refused … Read more

Fans Sing For Opposition Goalkeeper Who Lost His Mother

NAC Breda goalie Jelle ten Rouwelaar almost in tears

It’s pretty rare for an athlete to get a standing ovation from opposing fans in any sport. But on Friday night in the Netherlands, that’s exactly what happened (reports Isaac Saul). NAC Breda goalie Jelle ten Rouwelaar had lost his 61-year-old mother not long before their game against the Go Ahead Eagles. During the 61st … Read more

Enjoy Yourself When You Play – Johan Cruijff (Cruyff)

Laugh & Enjoy Yourself - Johan Cruijff

  Enjoy Yourself “The main thing for everybody, especially for a sportsman, is that you must enjoy yourself otherwise you will never enjoy it and never be good at it. I say to my son. Do whatever you want to do. Do it with pleasure.” source: Johann Cruijff, Tribute to a footballing visionary . BBC 5 Live. … Read more