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

Top 10 Sportsmanship Moments From Rio 2016

The Olympic Flag

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

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

World Cup 2014 Best Sportsmanship Moments (Part 1/2)

PR Smith, author, sitting on couch with footballs on the wall

What a World Cup it’s been. Shocks, sensations, revelations, great football mixed with the odd  fear packed paranoid game, some crazy behaviour, wonderful goals, great celebrations, great fun, great fans,  – some of whom were literally out of this world and lots of great sportsmanship. Sit back relax and enjoy some of the great moments … Read more

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 … Read more

“If one day I score, I’d be so happy that I’d fly.”

“We’ll score when we grow old.” These are just some of the magical quotes from a Spanish football team of 5 and 6-year olds who have never won a game and never scored a goal, but are arguably, the essence of sportsmanship. Well done to them and their coaches and parents. Sit back and enjoy … Read more

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 … Read more