Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments From Rio 2016

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

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

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

How London 2012 Became ‘The Friendly Olympics’

London 2012 Olympics will be remembered  as ‘The Friendly Games’. Why? Because from the moment you got off a train or a bus, you were greeted with a smile by any of the 70,000 wonderful volunteers. They helped everyone and they had fun. Spectators had fun. And so did the athletes. So here’s what it … Read more

Olympism–the real Olympic dream?

Can men win medals for merely writing words? Can a man throwing a javelin stop a war? Can enemies become friends, at least every 4 years? The answer is simply ‘yes’. They already have – many, many times. For more than a thousand years. …….it’s to do with Olympism the real meaning of the Olympics. … Read more

London 2012 Olympics – Anyone For Olympism?

  It’s 2012 and here comes the London Oympics, but what about Olympism – the reason  the Olympics exist? Olympism was founded by the ancient Greeks. They actively encouraged citizens to develop all of their physical, moral, intellectual, cultural and artistic qualities. London’s St Pancras Station   The Olympic Games celebrated this with the Olympic … Read more