Archive | sportsmanship

Glasgow Celtic & Rangers Unite To Launch European Culture, Diversity & Sport (& Sportsmanship) Programme

Glasgow was a city divided by two football teams, two beliefs, two religions, two cultures with fierce animosity over the years. However much work has been done by open-minded people from both sides to unite youngsters and rid us of  out-dated bigotry. Rangers, Ally Dawson & Celtic’s David Hay hold the Great Moments Of Sportsmanship […]

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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 […]

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Great Fans – Wenger Stops TV Commentators so French Can hear Irish Sing

4-0 down and with a few minutes left , the stadium in Gdansk is filled with the sound of 25,000 Irish fans singing ‘The Fields of Athenry’ with the Spanish fans clapping in rhythm. The World Champions  coach, Vincente del Bosque, said afterwards: “I thought (with) that the Irish fans and players showed us what […]

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60 Of The Best – Great Quotes from the Late Great Bill McLaren (part 3 of 4)

Part 3 of 4 Bill McLaren was simply known as the ‘voice of rugby’. He believed in sportsmanship values and somehow painted pictures with words that were admired and loved by so many. So here’s part 3 of 4 of our collection of his great quotes. Part 1 includes quotes about Celebrations; Fisticuffs; Tough Guys; […]

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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 […]

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Basketball Junkie

What a true sportsman – basket ball, ex pro, ex junkie and now coach, Chris Herren is the real thing. Congrats to him every day as he creates great moments of sportsmanship EVERY day for young people all around him. In Chris’s words: “My message to kids today is to have fun. Because unfortunately in […]

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